About this guide

Control Center Installation Guide provides detailed procedures for installing and configuring a Control Center cluster. Before using this guide, carefully review the Control Center Planning Guide.

Zenoss customers: This guide does not include procedures for installing a high-availability deployment. For additional information, please contact your Zenoss representative.

Related publications

Title Description 
Control Center Release Notes Describes known issues, fixed issues, and late-breaking information not included in other publications.
Control Center Planning Guide Provides both general and specific information about preparing to deploy a Control Center cluster.
Control Center Installation Guide Provides detailed procedures for installing and configuring a Control Center cluster.
Control Center Installation Guide for High-Availability Deployments Provides detailed procedures for installing and configuring Control Center in a high-availability deployment.
Control Center Reference Guide Provides information and procedures for managing Control Center. This information is also available as online help in the Control Center browser interface.
Control Center Upgrade Guide Provides detailed procedures for updating a Control Center deployment to the latest release.
Control Center Upgrade Guide for High-Availability Deployments Provides detailed procedures for updating a high-availability deployment of Control Center to the latest release.

Documentation feedback

To provide feedback about this document, or to report an error or omission, please send an email to docs@controlcenter.io. In the email, please include the document title and part number, and as much information as possible about the context of your feedback. The part number appears at the end of the list of trademarks, at the front of this guide.

Supported clients and browsers

The following table identifies the supported combinations of client operating systems and web browsers.

Client OS Supported Browsers
Windows 7 and 8.1 Internet Explorer 11 (Enterprise mode only; compatibility mode is not supported.)
Internet Explorer 10*
Windows 10 Internet Explorer 11 (Enterprise mode only; compatibility mode is not supported.)
Internet Explorer 10*
Firefox 50 and later
Chrome 54 and later
Microsoft Edge
Windows Server 2012 R2 Firefox 30
Chrome 36
Macintosh OS/X 10.9 Firefox 30 and above
Chrome 36 and above
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Firefox 30 and above
Chrome 37 and above
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5, CentOS 6.5 Firefox 30 and above
Chrome 37 and above

Change history

The following list associates document part numbers and the important changes to this guide since the previous release. Some of the changes involve features or content, but others do not. For information about new or changed features, refer to the Control Center Release Notes.

1320.17.206
Correct a previous modification for configuring Docker. The --insecure-registry flag must be set when the value of SERVICED_DOCKER_REGISTRY is not localhost:5000.
1320.17.187
Modify the yum command used to install Docker CE 17.03.1.
1320.17.171
Update release number (1.3.3).
Add support for Docker CE 17.03.1.
Add ZooKeeper variables for tuning TCP/IP communications with resource pools.
Remove step for disabling SELinux.
1320.17.122
Update release number (1.3.2).
1320.17.100
Update release number (1.3.1).
Modify the step for configuring Docker on master hosts. The --insecure-registry flag is only needed on delegate hosts.
1320.17.076
Update release number (1.3.0).
Add clarification that offline installations must be performed completely offline.
Add procedure for adding delegates when using network address translation (NAT).
1320.17.59
Update release number (1.2.3).
Remove TLS_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA from list of ciphers associated with SERVICED_TLS_CIPHERS.
1320.17.024
Update release number (1.2.2).
1320.16.351
Minor changes to synchronize with the Upgrade Guide.
1320.16.350
Add steps to download and use the serviced RPM file (Zenoss customers only).
Add procedures for importing the ZooKeeper image file on offline nodes (Zenoss customers only).
Update release number (1.2.1).
1320.16.327
Add new best practice guideline for managing configuration files.
1320.16.319
Initial release (1.2.0).
* Support for Internet Explorer 10 will be withdrawn beginning with the next feature release of Control Center.