DPS Installation and Setup
Also available as:
loading table of contents...

Set Up a Local Repository

Setting up a local repository involves moving the tarball to the selected mirror server and extracting the tarball to create the repository.


Ensure that you have downloaded the required tarballs from the customer portal, following the instructions provided as part of the product procurement process.

You must have completed the procedure, the section called “Prepare the Web Server for the Local Repository”.


  1. Copy the repository tarballs to the web server directory and expand (uncompress) the archive file:

    1. Navigate to the web server directory you previously created.

      cd /var/www/html/

      All content in this directory is served by the web server.

    2. Move the tarballs to the current directory and expand each of the repository tarballs that you downloaded.

      Replace <file-name> with the actual name of the RPM tarball that you are expanding.

      tar zxvf <file-name>.tar.gz

      During expansion of the tarball, subdirectories are created in /var/www/html/, such as DP/centos7. These directories contain the repositories.

      Expanding the DPS tarball takes several seconds.

  2. Confirm that you can browse to the newly created local repositories by using the base URLs:


    • <webserver-host-name>

      This is the FQDN of the web server host.

    • <repo-name>

      This is composed of the abbreviated name of the repository, such as DP, DLM, DSS.

    • <OS>

      This is the operating system version.

    • <service-version-X>

      This is the version number of the downloaded repository with an appended unique number.

    Example 4.1. Base URL Examples

    DPS Base URL


    DLM Base URL


    Example 4.2. DSS Base URL


    Be sure to record these Base URLs, because you need them when installing DPS Platform on the host, and installing the associated engines and agents on the clusters.

  3. If you have multiple repositories configured in your environment, deploy the following plugin on all the nodes in your cluster.

    yum install yum-plugin-priorities
  4. Edit the /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/priorities.conf file to add the following values:


The repositories for DPS Platform and all services are now prepared for installation.

Next Steps

Create the configuration file for the DPS Platform repository.