Deploying kernelcare

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Deploying kernelcare

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To deploy kernelcare client software to use ePortal, following enviornment variables should be setup prior to RPM install:

 

Environment Variable

Value

Description

KCARE_PATCH_SERVER

http://eportal_ip/

URL to a server from which patches will be downloaded

KCARE_REGISTRATION_URL

http://eportal_ip/admin/api/kcare

URL to ePortal's api

KCARE_MAILTO [2.5+]

email@address

Email to receive all notifications related to failed KernelCare updates. Used in /etc/cron.d/kcare-cron

 

Example:

 

$ export KCARE_PATCH_SERVER=http://10.1.10.115/
$ export KCARE_REGISTRATION_URL=http://10.1.10.115/admin/api/kcare
$ rpm -i kernelcare*.rpm
$ kcarectl --register r72fF838Q47oWigj

export KCARE_MAILTO=admin@mycompany.com