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You can use built-in package management tools, such as
zypper, to install agent software on your Linux-based computers. The Orion server and Additional Web Servers are Linux repositories for the agent. This method allows you to use automation tools to mass deploy agents on your Linux-based computers.
When installing the software, you may be prompted that you are using a deprecated command.
service swiagentd init.
7to save your changes.
The SolarWinds Orion repository is available when you install any SolarWinds Orion platform product running on version 2016.2 or later. You must add the location of the repository to every Linux-based computer that you want to install the agent software from the repository. Repositories are generally added by the
root account. This can be automated by an automation tool.