Getting started with the Scripting KM

This getting started topic provides a high level overview of how you can configure and execute your scripts in the PATROL for Scripting KM.

This getting started topic provides a high level overview of how you can configure and execute your scripts in the PATROL for Scripting KM.

  1. Install the PATROL Agent and the PATROL for Scripting KM 2.0.00 on Windows or Linux/UNIX computer. For more information, see Installing.
  2. If the PATROL for Scripting KM v2.0.00 is not part of your repository, download the installation file and import it as a single solution into the repository. For more information, see Downloading the repository.
  3. After successful installation of the KM, your setup is ready for configuration. For more information, see Configuring after installation.
  4. Login to the TrueSight console and create a policy for the PATROL for Scripting KM. Select the Script as the monitoring solution and LINUX-UNIX/Windows PowerShell as the monitor type. The main configuration screen will appear. For more information, see Configuring in the TrueSight console
  5. In the Configure Script configuration dialog, click Add to open the Device details dialog. For more information, see Using scripts.
  6. Enter the remote Linux/UNIX/Windows PowerShell device connection settings. For example, device name, port, user and password. In the Scripts section, click Add to configure the Scripts. For more information, see Using.
  7. Enter the script details that you would like the PATROL for Scripting KM to execute:
    1. Specify the script name that you want to instantiate with
    2. Provide the script file name that you want to run on the target remote computer (for Linux you might use one of the built-in scripts located at %PATROL_HOME%TRO\Conf\Scripts\Samples and for Windows %PATROL_HOME%\TROMS\Conf\Scripts\Samples\)
  8. Save the policy configuration.
  9. Log into the TrueSight presentation server and locate the device that you have configured to run a script on. Click to open the device details.
  10. The script including all the monitor types and attributes is displayed on the TrueSight Operations console. 
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