How to order and set up KernelCare

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General information

The KernelCare software is designed for updating *nix-systems’ kernel without reboot. After installation, KernelCare will download and install kernel updates every 4 hours. Supported OS: CentOS, Redhat, CloudLinux, Debian, Ubuntu.

How to order a service

To order a KernelCare service go to https://my.ispsystem.com => Product/Services => Other software and click “Order”.

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Find KernelCare in the list and click “Order”.

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Choose an autopayment mode, then enter a license name and IP-adderss of the server, KernelCare will be set up. Then press “Add to cart”.

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Check your Cart and press “Pay”.

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Then press “Pay”.

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After successful payment you will be redirected to the “Orders” menu, and at KernelCare’s string where you can see that your KernelCare service is ready to use.

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KernelCare installing

Let’s install KernelCare on the server. Connect to your server via SSH, using root account. If you are using CentOS, Redhat or CloudLinux OS, enter the following command:

rpm -i https://downloads.kernelcare.com/kernelcare-latest.x86_64.rpm

If you are using Debian or Ubuntu OS, enter the commands:

wget https://downloads.kernelcare.com/kernelcare-latest.deb
dpkg -i kernelcare-latest.deb

Now the KernelCare software is installed. To check the installation results, execute the command:

kcarectl --version

If the program is sucessfully installed, you’ll see the message like the following:

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