Installing

Note

The Installing section is applicable only for a TrueSight Automation Console (on-premises) installation.

BMC Helix Automation Console (SaaS) is not available for on-premises installation. For details about subscribing to this service, see BMC Helix subscriber information.

The installation process requires you to complete your planning activities before starting with the preparatory, installation, and post-installation tasks. The following table enables you to install the product smoothly.

TrueSight Automation Console installation process

Step 1: Complete the planning activities

Use this information to plan a new deployment.

DescriptionProcedure
Planning activities include pre-deployment considerations, sizing recommendations, and deployment options for your environment.Planning


Step 2: Prepare for installation

Complete the pre-installation tasks.

DescriptionProcedure
Download the installation file and complete the pre-installation tasks.Preparing for installation


Step 3: Install the product (database and application)

An Automation Console deployment consists of two components: database and application. The TrueSight Automation Console supports PostgreSQL as the database. 

You can install the database by using the executables provided on the BMC Electronic Product Distribution (EPD) site (recommended for demo or test environments), or use an existing PostgreSQL instance in your environment (recommended for production environments).

DescriptionProcedure

Install the Stack Manager tool.

Using a single script in the Stack Manager tool, install the database first, and then the application server.


Install using one of these modes:

Installing in the interactive mode – Directly provide inputs on the command line.

Installing silently – Create an inputs file with the required inputs and then use the file for installing the product on any number of servers.

What next?

After successfully installing the product, configure the connectors to integrate with BMC Discovery and TrueSight Orchestration.

For details, see Configuring connectors

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