Hi there and thank you for reading,
I am currently in the process of setting up a puppet service for our ec2 instances and decided to give foreman a try (node certificate management and automatic passenger setup seems nice).
Unfortunately I’m running into difficulties with the installation. I’m on fresh a ‘Amazon Linux AMI x86_64 PV’:
[root@hostname ~]# uname -a Linux hostname 3.10.35-43.137.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Apr 2 09:36:59 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
and tried the following:
sudo yum -y update sudo yum -y install http://yum.theforeman.org/releases/1.1/el6/x86_64/foreman-release.rpm sudo yum -y install foreman-installer
which results in this:
Error: Package: rubygem-foreman_api-0.1.11-1.el6.noarch (foreman) Requires: rubygem(rest-client) >= 1.6.1 You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
The suggestions seem useless (–skip-broken installs all dependencies but foreman/puppet).
I ended up here
and tried installing the repository (after removing the old one)
sudo yum -y remove epel-release sudo yum -y install http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
now again, what I tried:
sudo -y update sudo -y install foreman-installer
results in the same error.
Installation without previous update is possible (though yum will complain about Public keys) and results in the following error:
[ec2-user@hostname ~]$ foreman-installer /usr/share/ruby/vendor_ruby/2.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_require.rb:55:in `require': cannot load such file -- highline/import (LoadError) from /usr/share/ruby/vendor_ruby/2.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_require.rb:55:in `require' from /usr/sbin/foreman-installer:3:in `<main>'
I had similar problems while trying to set up passenger and eventually surrendered. I assume this happens due to conflicting ruby version, so:
[root@hostname puppet]# ruby --version ruby 2.0.0p451 (2014-02-24 revision 45167) [x86_64-linux] [root@hostname puppet]# gem --version 2.0.14 [root@hostname puppet]# ls /usr/bin | grep ruby ruby ruby1.8 ruby2.0 [root@hostname puppet]# ls /usr/bin | grep gem gem gem2.0
Did someone run into the same issues? How do I resolve this?
Thanks in advance and thank you for reading through all this!
Packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and its clones are not compatible with Amazon Linux. You will need to find either a different way to install Foreman, or preferably a different Linux distribution (Amazon Linux has many issues which make it generally unsuitable for just about anything).
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