To prepare a KVM host to be a fabric node, you must install some third-party packages.

Procedure

  • For Ubuntu 14.04, run the following commands:
    apt-get install libunwind8 libgflags2 libgoogle-perftools4 traceroute
    apt-get install python-mako python-simplejson python-support python-unittest2 python-yaml python-netaddr
    apt-get install libprotobuf8
    apt-get install libboost-filesystem1.54.0 libboost-chrono1.54.0
    apt-get install dkms
  • For Ubuntu 16.04, run the following commands:
    apt-get install libunwind8 libgflags2v5 libgoogle-perftools4 traceroute
    apt-get install python-mako python-simplejson python-unittest2 python-yaml python-netaddr
    apt-get install libprotobuf9v5
    apt-get install libboost-filesystem1.58.0 libboost-chrono1.58.0 libgoogle-glog0v5
    apt-get install dkms
  • For RHEL 7.2, run the following commands:
    yum groupinstall “Virtualization Hypervisor”
    yum groupinstall “Virtualization Client”
    yum groupinstall "Virtualization Platform"
    yum groupinstall "Virtualization Tools"
    yum install boost-filesystem PyYAML boost-iostreams boost-chrono python-mako python-netaddr python-six gperftools-libs libunwind yum-utils wget net-tools redhat-lsb-core tcpdump wget