Operating system Linux package requirements for v6.1+

Metric Insights can be installed on the following Linux operating systems using a package installer provided by MI Support:

  • RHEL
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu

If installing on an internally provisioned server, please note the following list of required linux packages needed to support the Metric Insights application. The application runs from inside Docker containers deployed to the host system. The packages required are primarily for supporting Docker and the installer package used for the initial deployment.


* This list is current for Metric Insights version 6.1.0+ 

* For Debian deployments, you must have a kernel version 3.10+ for docker support

Linux packages required on host system

  • apt-transport-https
  • ca-certificates
  • curl
  • gnupg2
  • gzip
  • ntp
  • wget
  • software-properties-common
  • Python 2.7 or 3+

If MI application server does not have outbound access to the internet or is running on Debian OS, the following packages are needed additionally:

  • docker-ce v18+
    • Note: for RHEL 7, only docker-ce v19.03.14 is supported
  • docker-compose v1.29.2+