Altprobe Installation


The installation of Altprobe has been tested on Ubuntu versions 18.04 and 20.04, CentOS 7, and Amazon Linux 2. For the computer or virtual machine where Altprobe will be installed, it is recommended to have a minimum of 2GB of memory and a hard disk capacity of at least 20GB.

Before proceeding with the installation procedure, please make sure that you have already installed Cnode. Additionally, you will need to obtain the “Broker.pem” file and the project ID value, which are required for the Altprobe installation.


  • Login to Alertflex Collector via Linux terminal and download installation files.

git clone
cd ./altprobe
  • Fill in the Altprobe specific parameters in the file. You can use the provided example file as a reference. If you are planning to install Altprobe on the Cnode as an Appliance configuration, use the example file

  • Start the installation process by running the next commands:

chmod u+x

After completing the software installation, follow these steps:

  • Make a copy of the file “Broker.pem” to the directory “/etc/altprobe/”. You can do this by running the following command:

sudo cp /path/to/Broker.pem /etc/altprobe/
  • Reboot the system to ensure that all changes take effect. You can reboot the system by running the following command:

sudo reboot
  • Check the status of Altprobe to verify that it is running correctly:

sudo altprobe-status