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Deploying VisibleThread Readability/Insights on Red Hat

This guide assumes you have a running RHEL server with an active subscription.

Note: VisibleThread Readability requires port 443 and port 22.
          VisibleThread Readability requires 'sudo su' permission to install correctly.

Note: Deployments have been tested on RHEL versions 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6
          Deployments have been tested on VMware ESX Vsphere, Hyper-V, Azure, AWS



VisibleThread Readability .rpm has some dependencies that are not available in the default Red Hat repositories :

  • Postgres 10 (provided by RedHat Software Collections repository))
  • Supervisor (provided by Fedora EPEL repository)


To add the Postgres 10 repository run:

subscription-manager repos --enable rhel-server-rhscl-7-rpms

Deploying the VisibleThread Readability RPM

The VisibleThread Readability and API .rpm's  are available to download here:


To verify that the download completed successfully you can check the md5 hash :

2793078d5a256433d3e336cac7f5a7e1 visiblethread-api-0.22-1.x86_64.rpm

6d65630cda98f398be819b670d9548ff visiblethread-readability-2.4.5-1.x86_64.rpm

To install the RPM just run the following command;      

yum install -y visiblethread-api-0.22-1.x86_64.rpm
yum install -y visiblethread-readability-2.4.5-1.x86_64.rpm

After installing the VisibleThread Readability RPM your VisibleThread Readability server is now ready for use !


Details of how to setup and configure the server can be found here:






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