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Installing a Connector for Linux

Follow these steps to install a Connector for Linux:

  1. Navigate to Networks, click Connectors, and click on the Deploy button for the Connector after it is configured and saved.

  2. Select Deploy Connector from the dropdown list.

  3. Click on the Connector Type dropdown list to see the list of various options and choose Linux from the Operating Systems section.

  4. Select a distribution that corresponds to the Linux distribution you want to install the Connector on. For this example, we are using Ubuntu 22.04.

  5. The commands to execute on the Linux computer appears.

  6. Copy-paste the commands shown in your terminal and press the Enter key to execute the shell script.

  7. There will be multiple times when you will be prompted with Yes/No questions. Select Yes every time.

  8. Once all the installations are done, you will see a prompt for a set up token.

  9. Click on the Generate Token button back on the CloudConnexa portal.

  10. Click on the Copy icon to copy the token.

  11. Go back to your Linux terminal and paste the token. The utility will import the Connector Profile and connect to CloudConnexa.

  12. Click on the Next button back on the CloudConnexa portal.

  13. The successful connection status is shown and you can click on the Finish button to exit.


    Refer to Using the Network Wizard for easier set up of Networks and Connecting Networks to CloudConnexa Using Connectors for information on actions that need to be taken outside of the scope of CloudConnexa to enable proper routing of traffic between your private Networks and WPC clients.