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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.

Application server installation worksheets

Use the following worksheets to help you collect the information that you need to specify when installing the BMC Network Automation application server:

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Application server installation worksheet for Windows

The following tables depict the panels when you perform a typical or custom application server installation on a Windows computer.

Typical application server installation worksheet for Windows

Note

Selections that you must make are shown in green .


Wizard panel and step link

Selections and parameters

Start panel

Select the installation language: US English, French, or Chinese.

Note: Starting from version 8.9.02, BMC Network Automation does not support French .

Welcome panel

none

End User License Agreement (EULA) panel

  • I agree to the terms of this license agreement.
  • I do NOT agree to the terms of this license agreement.
Microsoft .Net version validation warning panel
  • Install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.x
  • none

Component selection panel

  • Server with Local Device Agent
  • Remote Device Agent

Typical or custom selection panel

  • Typical Setup
  • Custom Setup

Installation directory panel

Select a destination directory. This is the BCAN_HOME directory.

C:\Program Files\BMC Software\BCA-Networks (default)

Data directory panel

Select the directory to be used as the data directory for the BMC Network Automation application. This is the BCAN_DATA directory.

C:\BCA-Networks-Data (default)

OS User Account Information panel

Enter the user name, user domain, and password of the BCAN_USER account for the BMC Network Automation services.

Web Server Information panel

Change the BMC Network Automation web server port numbers, as necessary, to avoid conflicts with other applications on the same host computer. Clear the Redirect check box if you do not want to redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS.

Certificate Information panel

Enter the information required for the HTTPS certificate.
Database Information Validation errorInstall Microsoft VC++ 2013.

Memory and System Options panel

Change memory settings or enter additional startup options.

Installation Preview panel

none

Finish and log file panel

View Log

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Custom application server installation worksheet for Windows

Note

Selections that you must make are shown in green .


Wizard panel and step link

Selections and parameters

Start panel

Select the installation language: US English, French, or Chinese.

Note: Starting from version 8.9.02, BMC Network Automation does not support French .

Welcome panel

none

End User License Agreement (EULA) panel

  • I agree to the terms of this license agreement.
  • I do NOT agree to the terms of this license agreement.
Microsoft .Net version validation warning panel
  • Install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.x
  • none

Component selection panel

  • Server with Local Device Agent
  • Remote Device Agent

Typical or custom selection panel

  • Typical Setup
  • Custom Setup

Installation directory panel

Select a destination directory. This is the BCAN_HOME directory.

C:\Program Files\BMC Software\BCA-Networks (default)

Data directory panel

Select the directory to be used as the data directory for the BMC Network Automation application. This is the BCAN_DATA directory.

C:\BCA-Networks-Data (default)

OS User Account Information panel

Enter the user name, user domain, and password of the BCAN_USER account for the BMC Network Automation services.

TFTP Server Selection panel

Select whether you want the TFTP Server installed and configured to run on your system.

Web Server Information panel

Change the BMC Network Automation web server port numbers, as necessary, to avoid conflicts with other applications on the same host computer. Clear the Redirect check box if you do not want to redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS.

Certificate Information panel

Enter all of the information required for the HTTPS certificate.
Database Information Validation errorInstall Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 (x64).

Database Information panel

Select and configure the database that you want to use with BMC Network Automation.

Database Administrator User Inputs panel

Specify database-specific information if you selected Create New User/Create New Database in the previous panel.

Authentication Source panel

Select Local, Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS, or TACACS/TACACS+ as the authentication method that you want to use for the BMC Network Automation user.

Active Directory Connection Information panel

Specify connection settings information for the Active Directory authentication.

Active Directory Search Filter Information panel

Define the Active Directory user account search criteria.

LDAP Connection Information panel

Specify connection parameters for the LDAP authentication.

LDAP Search Filter Information panel

Define the LDAP user account search criteria.

RADIUS Connection Information panel

Specify connection parameters for the RADIUS authentication.

TACACS Connection Information panel

Specify connection parameters for the TACACS authentication.

Memory and System Options panel

Change memory settings or enter additional startup options.

UDDI Registry Information panel

Select Enable Web Services Integration if you are using a Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) database and enter the required registry-related information.

AO Information panel

Select Enable BMC Atrium Orchestrator Integration if you are integrating BMC Network Automation with BMC Atrium Orchestrator, enter the required orchestration-related information.

BMC Atrium CMDB panel

Select Enable CMDB Integration if you are integrating with BMC Atrium CMDB and enter the additional required information.

Cloud Service Management (CSM) Integration panel

Select Enable Virtual Data Center if you want to enable the pod and container management feature in BMC Network Automation. This feature is used for integrating with BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management.

Installation Preview panel

none

Finish and log file panel

View Log

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Application server installation worksheet for Linux

The following tables depict the panels when you perform a typical or custom application server installation on a Linux computer.

Typical application server installation worksheet for Linux

Note

Selections that you must make are shown in green .


Wizard panel and step link

Selections and parameters

Start panel

Select the installation language: US English, French, or Chinese.

Note: Starting from version 8.9.02, BMC Network Automation does not support French .

Welcome panel

none

End User License Agreement (EULA) Panel

  • I agree to the terms of this license agreement.
  • I do NOT agree to the terms of this license agreement.

Component selection panel

  • Server with Local Device Agent
  • Remote Device Agent

Typical or custom selection panel

  • Typical Setup
  • Custom Setup

Installation directory panel

Select a destination directory. This is the BCAN_HOME directory.

/opt/bmc/bca-networks (default)

Data directory panel

Select the directory to be used as the data directory for the BMC Network Automation application. This is the BCAN_DATA directory.

/var/bca-networks-data (default)

OS User Account Information panel

Enter the user name, user domain, and password of the BCAN_USER account for the BMC Network Automation services.

Note: You cannot use the Create User Account option to create a user account on servers running Ubuntu 11.

Database Information Validation error

Upgrade the GNU C Library version to 2.12 or later if you want to use the PostgreSQL (Embedded) database.

Web Server Information panel

Change the BMC Network Automation web server port numbers, as necessary, to avoid conflicts with other applications on the same host computer. Clear the Redirect check box if you do not want to redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS.

Certificate Information panel

Enter all of the information required for the HTTPS certificate.

Memory and System Options panel

Change memory settings or enter additional startup options.

Installation Preview panel

none

Finish and log file panel

View Log

Back to top


Custom application server installation worksheet for Linux

Note

Selections that you must make are shown in green .


Wizard panel and step link

Selections and parameters

Start panel

Select the installation language: US English, French, or Chinese.

Note: Starting from version 8.9.02, BMC Network Automation does not support French .

Welcome panel

none

End User License Agreement (EULA) Panel

  • I agree to the terms of this license agreement.
  • I do NOT agree to the terms of this license agreement.

Component selection panel

  • Server with Local Device Agent
  • Remote Device Agent

Typical or custom selection panel

  • Typical Setup
  • Custom Setup

Installation directory panel

Select a destination directory. This is the BCAN_HOME directory.

/opt/bmc/bca-networks (default)

Data directory panel

Select the directory to be used as the data directory for the BMC Network Automation application. This is the BCAN_DATA directory.

/var/bca-networks-data (default)

OS User Account Information panel

Enter the user name, user domain, and password of the BCAN_USER account for the BMC Network Automation services.

Note: You cannot use the Create User Account option to create a user account on servers running Ubuntu 11.

Web Server Information panel

Change the BMC Network Automation web server port numbers, as necessary, to avoid conflicts with other applications on the same host computer. Clear the Redirect check box if you do not want to redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS.

Certificate Information panel

Enter the information required for the HTTPS certificate.
Database Information Validation error

Upgrade the GNU C Library version to 2.12 or later if you want to use the PostgreSQL (Embedded) database.

Database Information panel

Select and configure the database that you want to use with BMC Network Automation.

Database Administrator User Inputs panel

Specify database-specific information if you selected Create New User/Create New Database in the previous panel.

Authentication Source panel

Select Local, Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS, or TACACS/TACACS+ as the authentication method that you want to use for the BMC Network Automation user.

Active Directory Connection Information panel

Specify connection settings information for the Active Directory authentication.

Active Directory Search Filter Information panel

Define the Active Directory user account search criteria.

LDAP Connection Information panel

Specify connection parameters for the LDAP authentication.

LDAP Search Filter Information panel

Define the LDAP user account search criteria.

RADIUS Connection Information panel

Specify connection parameters for the RADIUS authentication.

TACACS Connection Information panel

Specify connection parameters for the TACACS authentication.

Memory and System Options panel

Change memory settings or enter additional startup options.

UDDI Registry Information panel

Select Enable Web Services Integration if you are using a Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) database and enter the required registry-related information.

AO Information panel

Select Enable BMC Atrium Orchestrator Integration if you are integrating BMC Network Automation with BMC Atrium Orchestrator and enter the required orchestration-related information.

BMC Atrium CMDB panel

Select Enable CMDB Integration if you are integrating with BMC Atrium CMDB and enter the additional required information.

Cloud Service Management (CSM) Integration panel

Select Enable Virtual Data Center if you want to enable the pod and container management feature in BMC Network Automation. This feature is used for integrating with BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management.

Installation Preview panel

none

Finish and log file panel

View Log

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