Our software repositories will include the following packages in source form:
## Accessing Source Packages
To access a source package, you will need to setup the Opsview repository and then download the package based on the OS. The instructions below assume opsview-watchdog, but you can replace with any of the packages above.
## Creating and Modifying Source Packages
You can build from the source packages based on your OS by following the instructions below. This will compile the original third party software, apply our changes to them and create a package, either debian or RPM, for installation.
Opsview Ltd does not test nor support packages created in this way.
#### Debian Source Packages
On a fresh Debian system:
sudo apt-get install build-essential fakeroot devscripts debhelper`
Add our repository:
Update to include the sources repository list by editing `
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/opsview.list` and changing `
deb` to `
sudo apt-get update`
sudo apt-get install opsview-setup`
As a `
non-root user`, run `
apt-get source opsview-watchdog"` This will download and expand the source package in your current directory
make package` You will have the deb file in the directory above.
#### RPM Source Packages
On a fresh RPM platform:
sudo yum install rpm-build redhat-rpm-config perl-TimeDate yum-utils`
Add our repository:
sudo yum install opsview-setup`
yumdownloader --source opsview-watchdog` to download the *.src.rpm file
sudo rpmbuild --rebuild *.src.rpm` will have RPMs built in `
In addition to the source packages listed above, the opsview-opspacks package contains changes made to the following third-party plugins:
To download the source and modifications made to these plugins follow the instructions below. Any patches to plugins that Opsview has produced are automatically applied as part of the distribution of Opspacks.
### Install opsview-opspacks package
You will need to install opsview-opspacks to get the instructions and bring in other dependencies before you can apply changes
#### Setup Opsview Repositories
Update yum and install opsview-opspacks
Update apt and install opsview-opspacks:
### Extract plugin
Extract the package for the Opspack you want to view. e.g. database-oracle-rdbms.tar.gz
Follow the instructions found in the `
README.md` file to patch the plugin file(s).
If there isn't a `
README.md` or a patches directory, then Opsview has not made any patches to the plugin.