Installing DSE OpsCenter 6.8 from the Debian package

Install DSE OpsCenter 6.8 using APT repositories on Debian or Ubuntu distributions.

For a complete list of supported platforms, see OpsCenter Supported Platforms.

The OpsCenter Debian and Ubuntu packaged releases runs as a service from root. The service initialization script is located in /etc/init.d.

If the OpsCenter machine reboots, OpsCenter restarts automatically. To disable restart upon reboot:

sudo update-rc.d opscenterd disable


Minimum hardware requirements for the machine on which OpsCenter runs:

  • 2 CPU cores

  • 2 GB of RAM available to OpsCenter

Permission and software requirements:

Install DSE OpsCenter 6.8 from the Debian package

End User License Agreement (EULA). By downloading this DataStax product, you agree to the terms of the EULA.

In a terminal window:

  1. Modify the aptitude repository source list file (/etc/apt/sources.list.d/datastax.sources.list).

    echo "deb \
    stable main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/datastax.sources.list
  2. Add the DataStax repository key to your aptitude trusted keys:

    curl -L | sudo apt-key add -
  3. Install the OpsCenter package using the APT Package Manager:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install opscenter

    If you are installing an earlier version of OpsCenter, add the supported version to the command:

    sudo apt-get install -y opscenter=6.8.version_number
  4. For most users, the out-of-box configuration should work just fine. If necessary, you can configure OpsCenter for your environment.

  5. Start OpsCenter:

    sudo service opscenterd start
  6. Connect to OpsCenter in a web browser using the following URL:


Next Steps

Add an existing cluster or provision a new cluster in Lifecycle Manager.

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