Pertino Not Working on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (RESOLVED)



  • So I thought I'd post this here for everyone's benefit.

    I followed the install instructions for apt found here: http://pertino.com/download-linux
    Server is a Ubuntu Server 14.04, so no GUI. I was having an issue where installing Pertino would work as a process. I ran

    sudo apt-get -y install pertino-client
    

    and it would install, ask for my username and password, and everything seemed good. However, if I ran an

    ifconfig
    

    nothing would show up. There was no pertino0 adapter, which was quite frustrating. If I did this

    cd /opt/pertino/pgateway
    ./.pauth -u username -p password
    

    it authenticated correctly, so I knew it wasn't a credentials issue. After working with Pertino's awesome support, David told me to delete the pertino.conf file.

    sudo rm /etc/pertino.conf
    

    After I did that, I removed and reinstalled the client.

    sudo apt-get purge pertino-client
    sudo apt-get install pertino-client
    

    I entered in my credentials again, and huzzah! It worked! Not sure what the issue was. I know I'd tried installing Pertino once in the past, and maybe it didn't fully remove, but whatever it was, now I can do a putty session via the Pertino IP from work to the box directly!

    @scottalanmiller, try removing Pertino, deleting that pertino.conf file, and reinstalling. Maybe it'll work this time.

    Thanks!
    A.J.



  • @thanksaj is it working on 14.10?



  • @Bill-Kindle said:

    @thanksaj is it working on 14.10?

    Hehe. I don't dare update to 14.1o, because the update process completely breaks package management. Fun right?



  • @Bill-Kindle said:

    @thanksaj is it working on 14.10?

    But it did work.



  • So you have not been able to determine what is wrong with the upgrade process on Ubuntu yet? Maybe try creating a test VM and see if you can replicate the issue on there?



  • @Reid-Cooper said:

    So you have not been able to determine what is wrong with the upgrade process on Ubuntu yet? Maybe try creating a test VM and see if you can replicate the issue on there?

    Not sure what's going on with the upgrade process. Haven't really worried about it. I'll keep running

    apt-get upgrade
    

    and if that doesn't do it, then I'll just wait til it does. It will eventually.



  • That doesn't seem likely.



  • @scottalanmiller said:

    That doesn't seem likely.

    I'll try

    apt-get dist-upgrade
    

    again in a month or so. If it works then, great. If not, the server functions perfectly well and stable as is on 14.04.



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