How to install PacketFence on Debian?

Installation

To install PacketFence under Debian 7.0 (Wheezy), you simply have to add the Inverse repository under /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ by adding the file packetfence.list

deb http://inverse.ca/downloads/PacketFence/debian wheezy wheezy

And the backport repository:

echo 'deb http://http.debian.net/debian wheezy-backports main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wheezy-backports.list

Then do:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-key 0x810273C4

or:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keys.gnupg.net:80 --recv-keys 0x810273C4

Then:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install packetfence

Once apt-get finished to install all the packages, reboot your server and after please fire up your Web browser and go to http:/<ip_packetfence>:1443/configurator to complete your PacketFence configuration.

May 08 2013 00:00