How to install PacketFence on Debian?

To install PacketFence under Debian 7.0 (Wheezy), you simply have to add the Inverse repository under /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ by adding the file packetfence.list

echo 'deb http://inverse.ca/downloads/PacketFence/debian wheezy wheezy' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/packetfence.list

Under Debian 8.0 (Jessie), run the following command:

echo 'deb http://inverse.ca/downloads/PacketFence/debian jessie jessie' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/packetfence.list

Then do:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-key 0x810273C4


sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keys.gnupg.net:80 --recv-keys 0x810273C4


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install packetfence

Once apt-get finished to install all the packages, reboot your server and after please fire up your Web browser and go to http://<ip_packetfence>:1443/configurator to complete your PacketFence configuration.

May 08 2013 00:00