How to Install and Configure Cobbler on CentOS 7

The original installation instructions I found are here, and unfortunately they didn’t quite work. I’m starting to notice a trend. Either my Google-Foo is getting worse, or people are getting lazy with directions. The Cobbler Quickstart Guide is the best and most up-to-date I have found. Early in my career I worked with an Engineer who was a wizard with all things Linux. He helped me with kickstarting boxes, and I never found the time, or I guess, wanted to find the time to learn the system. It turns out it was easier than I thought. Now if only I could master regular expression like he could.

How to Install Observium on CentOS 7

NOTE – May 5th 2017 – Post has been updated to point to latest EPEL RPM The directions for installing Observium Monitoring on CentOS 7 aren’t exactly accurate. ¬†They have a handful of mistakes and missing steps. ¬†Hopefully this guide will fill in the mistakes and missing parts and get you started on your way. …