Installing OpsCenter on Mac OS X or any Linux distribution 

Install the DataStax OpsCenter on Mac OS X or any Linux Distribution using the OpsCenter binary tarball.

Install the DataStax OpsCenter on Mac OS X or any Linux Distribution using the OpsCenter binary tarball.

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

Prerequisites

Minimum hardware requirements for the machine on which OpsCenter runs:
  • 2 CPU cores
  • 2 GB of RAM available to OpsCenter

Permission and software requirements:

  • Oracle Java SE Runtime Environment 8 (JRE or JDK) or OpenJDK 8. Earlier or later versions are not supported. See installing the Oracle JDK or OpenJDK.
    Tip: Use OpsCenter Lifecycle Manager to automatically manage Java and JCE installs for DSE clusters.
  • DataStax recommends using a recent version of one of the major web browsers. OpsCenter does not support Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge.

Procedure

  1. Download the tarball distribution of OpsCenter.
    $ curl --user dsa_email_address:password -L http://downloads.datastax.com/enterprise/opscenter.tar.gz | tar xz

    where dsa_email_address and password are your DataStax Academy account credentials.

    Files for OpsCenter and a single DataStax agent are now in place.

  2. Change to the opscenterversion_number directory.
    $ cd opscenter-version_number
  3. Start OpsCenter from the install location:
    $ bin/opscenter
    Note: Use bin/opscenter -f to start OpsCenter in the foreground.
  4. Connect to OpsCenter in a web browser using the following URL:
    http://opscenter-host:8888/

What's next

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