Installing a Collector on Bare Metal Hardware
You can install Collectors on bare metal hardware (that is, without a hypervisor layer). Be sure to read the section on Hardware Requirements for Collectors in Browser Support and Hardware Requirements before starting the installation process.
- Download the Linux collector ISO image from https://images.FortiSIEM.net/VMs/releases/CO/.
- Burn the ISO to a DVD so that you can boot from it to begin the setup.
- Before you begin the installation, make sure the host where you want to install the Collector has an Internet connection.
- Log into the server where you want to install the Collector as root and make sure your boot DVD is loaded.
- Go to /etc/yum.repos.d and make sure these configuration files are in the directory:
- The system will reboot itself when installation completes.
- Follow the instructions in Registering the Collector to the Supervisor to complete the Collector set up.
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