Installing the agent

Download the appropriate agent to your device. It should be possible to have your system online and working within less than 5 minutes. Install it according to the manual provided with your package.

  1. Use wget (please check in your qbee package tab if the version from the link below is the latest):

        wget https://cdn.qbee.io/software/qbee-agent/qbee-agent_1.2.1_armhf.deb
    
  2. Install package:

    sudo dpkg -i <package>
    
  3. After successful installation the agent will output a command that explains how to bootstrap it to qbee. This will look like:

    sudo /opt/qbee/bin/qbee-bootstrap -k <bootstrap_key>
    

The next chapter will explain how to obtain the bootstrap key.

Automated deployment

All this would typically be done under factory provisioning, with a script or with an autostart process on the image. Feel free to reach out to us to discuss how you can easily deploy your agent package. Here is one example with chroot and here how to create a master image.