Linux

Core functionality for configuring and orchestrating Linux-based servers.

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This extension contains core functionality for configuring and orchestrating Linux-based servers. It's delivered as an extension to allow for easier patching and code sharing between products.

Do not uninstall this extension, or most things will not work.

It's always shipped with Otter itself, and you can safely update it as needed.

Operations

Shipped with Otter, this adds the ability to communicate with Linux-based systems.

There are three specific operations that are added:

  • Execute Shell Script - Executes a specified shell script as part of a deployment plan
  • SHCall - Calls a shell script that is stored as an asset
  • SHEnsure - Uses two shell scripts Collect, and then Ensure a configuration about a server

1.6.0

9/18/2017

No notes for this release

Download (requires Otter 1.6.1 or newer)

1.3.0

7/29/2016

No notes for this release

Download (requires Otter 1.3.0 or newer)

If your installation of Otter can access inedo.com, simply navigate to Admin > Extensions, and install or update extensions from the gallery.

You can also manually install the extension.

  1. Copy the extension file (Linux.otterx) to the Extension Library path (by default, this is %ProgramData%\Otter\Extensions).
  2. Restart the Otter Service (Admin > Service).
  3. Restart the Otter Web Application (Admin > All Settings > Save).
  4. Verify that the new extension has been loaded (Admin > Extensions)