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updated installation steps
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varunvarma committed Mar 8, 2019
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@@ -15,10 +15,19 @@ If you would be installing the entire stack on a single host, we recommend using

Panoptes has been extensively tested on Redhat Linux, though it should run on any distribution that's compatible with LSB.

The OS should also have the following packages installed:

- gcc
- gcc-c++
- python-dev
- openssl-devel

#### Python

Panoptes currently supports Python 2.7 only. You can download the latest stable version of Python 2.7 from [here](

python-virtualenv should also be installed in order to run panoptes in a contained python environment, as per the examples below.

#### Dependencies

Before downloading and installing Panoptes, you would need the following services installed and configured
@@ -61,6 +70,7 @@ mkdir -p /home/panoptes/conf
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log
virtualenv -p python2.7 package
source ~/package/bin/activate
pip install --upgrade setuptools
pip install yahoo_panoptes

@@ -75,6 +85,24 @@ For a quick start, you can copy all config files under `examples` to `/home/pano

After adjusting the config files to your environment, start the following services. Note that these services run in the foreground and should be run under a job control system like supervisord or daemontools for production usage.

If using the example configuration files perform the following commands first before starting each of the services:

mkdir -p /home/panoptes/plugins/discovery
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/plugins/polling
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/plugins/enrichment
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/discovery/agent
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/polling/scheduler/
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/polling/agent/
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/resources/
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/enrichment/scheduler/
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/enrichment/agent/
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/consumers/influxdb/

The services should be started in the order list below.

### Discovery Plugin Scheduler
@@ -92,6 +120,7 @@ celery worker -A yahoo_panoptes.discovery.discovery_plugin_agent -l info -f /hom
### Resource Manager
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/resources/
cd ~

@@ -125,5 +154,6 @@ celery worker -A yahoo_panoptes.polling.polling_plugin_agent -l info -f /home/pa
### InfluxDB Consumer
mkdir -p /home/panoptes/log/consumers/influxdb
cd ~

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