Importing the KM

After downloading the repository, import the KM into the Presentation Server using any one of the following procedures.

When you finish importing the KM, you can Create a deployable package.

Before you begin

It is recommended that you make copies of the following files to a .zip archive (for Windows) or a .tar archive (for Linux):

  • <PATROL home directory>\lib\psl\APM*
  • <PATROL home directory>\lib\psl\EUEM*
  • <PATROL home directory>\APM_KM\jars
  • <PATROL home directory>\EUEM_KM\jars
  • <PATROL home directory>\lib\knowledge\APM*
  • <PATROL home directory>\lib\knowledge\EUEM*

To import the full repository

  1. Log on to the TrueSight console. In the navigation pane, expand Administration, select Repository, and select the Installation Components tab.
  2. Click Import.
  3. In the Import a Repository or Solution dialog box, select Full repository and click Continue.
  4. Browse and select the repository file from the Presentation Server file system, and click Import.

The selected archive file is imported to the repository and extracted. You can close the window during the import process.

To import a single monitoring solution

Note

The full repository must be available on the Presentation Server before you import single monitoring solutions.

  1. Log on to the TrueSight console. In the navigation pane, expand Administration, select Repository, and select the Installation Components tab.
  2. Click Import.
  3. In the Import a Repository or Solution dialog box, select Single Solution.
  4. Click Browse to browse and select the monitoring solution archive file from your local computer's file system.
    The selected file is displayed in the File Selected: box.
  5. Click Import to import the monitoring solution.

The selected archive file is imported to the repository and extracted. You can close the window during the import process.

To import a custom monitoring solution

Before you can import a custom monitoring solution, you must build and package the monitoring solution.

  1. Use the PCIG tool to build and package the custom monitoring solution. For more information, see Building and packaging custom monitoring solutions .
  2. Access the PCIG tool depending on the repository version installed:
    • Repository version 10.0.03 and later: From the <Presentation Server installation directory>\TrueSightPServer\truesightpserver\modules\cma\pproxy\depot_directory\bmc_products\tools\pcig directory.
    • Repository version earlier than 10.0.03: From EPD. See Downloading BMC Installation Utility .
  3. Log on to the TrueSight console. In the navigation pane, expand Administration, select Repository, and select the Installation Components tab.
  4. Click Import.

    Note

    The full repository must be available on the Presentation Server before you import custom monitoring solutions.

  5. In the Import a New Solution dialog box, select Single Solution.
  6. Click Browse to browse and select the custom monitoring solution archive file from your local computer's file system.
    The selected file is displayed in the File Selected: box.
  7. Click Import to import the monitoring solution.

The selected archive file is imported to the repository and extracted. You can close the window during the import process.

To use an earlier version of the repository

If you are using a repository version earlier than 10.7, you need to import version 10.7 of the Repository installer to deploy and install packages or uninstall monitoring solutions.

Note that predefined packages and policies are only available with the base repository version 10.7.

To create deployable packages using an earlier versions of the repository, perform the following steps:

  1. Download version 10.7 of the Repository installer from EPD. Follow the instructions in To download the repository files and select BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Repository infrastructure upgrade Version 10.7.00.
  2. Import the Repository installer as a single monitoring solution. For more information, see To import a single monitoring solution.
  3. Create deployable packages. For more information, see Creating deployable packages.

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