robot install fails on CENTOS linux release 7.3.1611 (Core)

Document ID : KB000095352
Last Modified Date : 14/05/2018
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Issue:
  • Robot install by rpm fails on CENTOS linux release 7.3.1611 (Core)
  • Probe 'spooler' FAILED to start, the probe was not installed properly 
Environment:
  • Robot version 7.93
  • CentOS 7.3.1611 (CORE)
Resolution:
There is no permanent solution at this time.  The issue is currently being researched.  Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. 

Workarround You can use nimldr to reinstall after failed rpm with the below procedure
  1. stop robot 
  2. delete robot.cfg and controller.cfg 
  3. install via nimldr 
  4. start robot