Important

   

Starting version 8.9.03, BMC Network Automation is renamed to TrueSight Network Automation. This space contains information about BMC Network Automation 8.9.02 and previous versions. For TrueSight Network Automation 8.9.03 and later releases, see the TrueSight Network Automation documentation.

Installation process overview

This page lists the sequence of actions for installing BMC Network Automation, with links to the appropriate task topics. Select the links based on your OS. 

Installing taskWindowsLinuxBenefit
Record installation information

Review the topics in this section to record installation information:

  • Print out the application server worksheet.
  • Enter the selections and parameters you plan to use when you run the installer.

Remote device agent installation worksheet for Windows

Remote device agent installation worksheet for Linux

Review the topics in this section to record installation information:

  • Print out the remote device agent worksheet.
  • Enter the selections and parameters you plan to use when you run the installer.
Obtain the installation files Downloading the installation files

Downloading the installation files

Provides information about how to obtain the installation files from the BMC Electronic Product Distribution (EPD) site.
Preparing the installation environment Setting up for installation on a Windows server Setting up for installation on a Linux server

Review the topics in this section to:

  • Create a user account.
  • Check the availability of the required disk space.
  • Configure databases.

Install the BMC Network Automation application server
Installing the application server on WindowsInstalling the application server on LinuxReview any required prerequisites and install the BMC Network Automation application server
Install the BMC Network Automation remote device agentInstalling the remote device agent on WindowsInstalling the remote device agent on LinuxReview any required prerequisites and install the BMC Network Automation remote device agent
Install file transfer protocols to transfer configuration files or OS images Installing optional components on Windows Installing optional components on Linux

Review the topics in this section to:

  • Install a CodePlex FTP server, an FTP server, or an SSH and SCP server on your Microsoft Windows devices
  • Install an FTP server, or an SSH and SCP server on your Linux devices

Related topics

Planning
Deployment use cases
System requirements
Supported devices
High availability in BMC Network Automation
Verifying the installation

Where to find more information

Troubleshooting the installation, migration, or upgrade
Working with logs

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