Installing Central Management on Debian 9

Symptom

When you install Central Management on Debian 9 you may get the following error message:

dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mdcentralmgmt:
mdcentralmgmt depends on libssll.O.O (>= 1.0.0); however:
Package libssll.0.0 is not installed.

Reason

By default, Debian 9 is installed with libssl1.0.2. For compatibility reasons OPSWAT products require libssl1.0.0. libssl1.0.0 is, however, only available in Debian 8 repositories, and is not available for Debian 9.

Resolution

To install libssl1.0.0 on Debian 9 from a Debian 8 repository perform the following steps:

Step

Description

Screenshot / Example

1

Open https://packages.debian.org/jessie/libssl1.0.0 in your browser

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2

In the Downloads section at the bottom of the page select your server's architecture

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3

Select a mirror (ftp.cz.debian.org/debian/ in the example) and download the package

# wget http://ftp.cz.debian.org/debian/pool/main/o/openssl/libssl1.0.0_1.0.1t-1+deb8u7_amd64.deb

4

Install the downloaded package

# dpkg —i libssll.O.O_1.O.lt—1+deb8u7_amd64.deb

5

Clean-up the previous broken Central Management installation (optional)

# apt --fix-broken install

6

Re-install Central Management

# dpkg -i mdcentralmgmt_5.2.0-1_amd64.deb

This article applies to Central Management v4
This article was last updated on 2018-06-20
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