How to Adopt host running Raspbian OS?


Prerequisite
  • You are the admin of the room
  • You are connected to the Room
  • Have access to the host you are trying to adopt
  • Room has free host license
  • Raspberry Pi running Raspbian OS

Instructions#

The below GIF demonstrates how to adopt Raspbian OS machine

  • Go to Host tab on CloudLAN app
  • Click on Add host
  • Give it a name, Select Host agent & click Continue
  • Select Raspbian OS from OS dropdown & copy the installation command
wget -O clan-server https://cdn.simply5.io/cloudlan/apps/clan-server-rpi ; chmod +x ./clan-server; sudo ./clan-server
  • Paste the command into machine terminal and execute it to install Host agent
  • Copy One time code from the CloudLAN App
  • Paste One time code on your machine terminal when prompted.
    (One time Code will be valid for only 10 minutes, you can regenerate if it expires )
  • Agent will install necessary drivers & connect the machine to CloudLAN room
  • Machine will be seen online from CloudLAN app and now you can add services running on Server using add service button

Quick troubleshoot : If there are any error at the time of adoption please follow uninstall steps below & try readopting once again

Optional commands#

Check status of Host agent

sudo systemctl status clan

Stop Host agent & temporarily disconnect from the room

sudo systemctl stop clan

Start Host agent & reconnect to the room

sudo systemctl start clan

Check IP adaptors status

ifconfig

How to Remove Host agent in Raspbian OS?#

  • Execute below command in the server terminal to run the uninstaller
wget https://cdn.simply5.io/cloudlan/apps/uninstall-clan-server.sh ; chmod +x ./uninstall-clan-server.sh; sudo ./uninstall-clan-server.sh
  • Once your server is offline you can remove the host from your CloudLAN room using remove button which will free your Host license
note

Reboot the machine to clear the background service

assets/images/Remove_Ubuntu_Server_.gif


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