Installation of LibreNMS on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we will install and configure LibreNMS on Ubuntu 16.04 with an Alibaba Cloud Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance.

Install LAMP Server

LibreNMS runs on the web server, written in PHP and uses MariaDB for database. So you will need to install Apache, PHP and MariaDB to your system.

First, install Apache and MariaDB by running the following command:

Once the installation is completed, start Apache and MariaDB service and enable them to start on boot:

By default, the latest version of PHP is not available in Ubuntu 16.04 default repository. So you will need to add the repository for that. You can add it by running the following command:

Next, update the repository and install PHP along with all the libraries by running the following command:

Once all the packages are installed, enable required PHP modules with the following command:

Next, you will also set Time Zone in php.ini file:

Make the following changes:

Save and close the file. And then you can configure MariaDB, download LibreNMS, configure apache for LibreNMS and access LibreNMS web installation Wizard following the step by step tutorial.

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