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No YUM or APT packages for Digital Rebar

RackN does NOT maintain yum or apt packages for Digital Rebar.

There are several reasons that motivate this decision:

  • Digital Rebar installation includes many content and plugin dependencies can versions that are not comprehended in those packaging mechanisms. You can see how we manage the catalog of components in
  • Digital Rebar itself is just a single binary and does not require additional packaging
  • Digital Rebar needs to be installable before any other components or networking are available. Consult the rs_airgap{.interpreted-text role="ref"} to better understand how to manage installation without available networking.
  • Operators looking for \"one command\" installs seem to prefer Container (aka Docker) packaging. Consult rs_install_docker for details.


RackN has no plans to revisit this decision, please use []{.title-ref} script to perform the installation, you may provide a local

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Revision Information

KB Article     :  kb-00068
initial release:  Fri 22 Oct 2021 09:37:55 AM CDT
updated release:  Fri 22 Oct 2021 09:37:55 AM CDT