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racktables in a virtual machine

I wanted to download a virtual Appliance of racktables but couldn’t find one so this is how I quickly made one.

I downloaded this virtual appliance

http://virtualappliances.net/products/lamp.php

Then I imported it into our ESX environment.

Then I started making a few changes.
First installed wget using

ap-get install wget

then

apt-get update

then

apt-get install php5-gd

# /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

To restart apache after the updates.
then to get the most current version

wget http://racktables.org/files/RackTables-0.17.4.tar.gz

after uncompressing it like in these instructions.

http://racktables.org/trac/wiki/RackTablesInstallHowto

mv RackTables-0.17.4 /var/www/html/racktables

Then install like documented above.

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