How to Fix QRadar CE failing Gluster 3.8 repos on CentOS-7.3

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How to Fix QRadar CE failing Gluster 3.8 repos on CentOS-7.3? This guide may not still be useful if you are running new versions of IBM Qradar CE.

Check our previous article, we learnt how to install IBM Qradar Community Edition on VirtualBox.

Installation of QRadar CE 7.30 on CentOS 7 may fail with the error “One of the configured repositories failed (CentOS-7 – Gluster 3.8) and yum doesn’t have enough cached data to continue”. As a result, this guide presents a simple way on how to fix QRadar CE failing gluster 3.8 repos on CentOS-7.3.

To fix QRadar CE failing Gluster 3.8 repos on CentOS-7, step through the following procedure;

  1. Mount the QRadar CE iso on some directory say, /media/cdrom.
mount -o loop /path/to/QRadarCE7_3_0.GA.iso /media/cdrom
  1. Install gluster 3.8 packages on the mounted iso.
yum install /media/cdrom/3rdparty/glusterfs/*.rpm
rpm -Uvh /media/cdrom/3rdparty/pf_ring/kmod-pf_ring-6.2.0-2.el7.x86_64.rpm --nodeps
  1. Create Gluster-3.8.repo and add the contents below;

cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Gluster-3.8.repo << EOL
# CentOS-Gluster-3.8.repo
# Please see for more
# information

name=CentOS-$releasever - Gluster 3.8

name=CentOS-$releasever - Gluster 3.8 Testing
  1. Update your server
yum update -y
  1. Launch the installation of QRadar CE

And alas! You have learnt how to fix QRadar CE failing gluster 3.8 repos on CentOS-7.3


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