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3 Installing and Configuring Failover Manager : 3.1 Installing an RPM Package on a CentOS or RedHat Host

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Use the edb-repo package to create the repository configuration file. You can download and invoke the edb-repo file, or use rpm or yum to create the repository. Assume superuser privileges and use either rpm or yum to create the EnterpriseDB repository configuration file. :
The repository configuration file is named edb.repo; it resides in /etc/yum.repos.d.
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Use your choice of editor to modify the repository configuration file, enabling the [enterprisedb-tools] and the [enterprisedb-dependencies] entries. To enable a repository, change the value of the enabled parameter to 1 and replace the user name and password placeholders in the baseurl specification with your user name and the repository password.
Then, you can use the yum install command to install Failover Manager. For example, to install Failover Manager version 3.1, use the command:
Failover Manager must be installed by root. During the installation process, the installer will also create a user named efm that has sufficient privileges to invoke scripts that control the Failover Manager service for clusters owned by enterprisedb or postgres.
If you are using Failover Manager to monitor a cluster owned by a user other than enterprisedb or postgres, see Section 3.1, Extending Failover Manager Permissions.
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Modify the cluster properties file on each node. For detailed information about modifying the cluster properties file, see Section 3.2.1.

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