Install edgex-app-service-configurable
on Red Hat Enterprise Linux



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Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and install edgex-app-service-configurable

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 and RHEL 7, from the 7.6 release onward.

The packages for RHEL 7, RHEL 8, and RHEL 9 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 7, RHEL 8 and RHEL 9, which is why they’re listed separately below.

The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 9 with the following command:

sudo dnf install
sudo dnf upgrade

The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command:

sudo dnf install
sudo dnf upgrade

The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 7 with the following command:

sudo rpm -ivh

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms"
sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

sudo yum install snapd

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Either log out and back in again or restart your system to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install edgex-app-service-configurable

To install edgex-app-service-configurable, simply use the following command:

sudo snap install edgex-app-service-configurable

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