This documentation space contains information about PATROL Agents when deployed in a TrueSight Operations Management environment. If you are a BMC Helix Operations Management user, see PATROL Agent 22.1 for BMC Helix Operations Management. Open link

Prerequisites for configuring at the command line

Before you configure the PATROL Agent at the command line, ensure that you have performed the following tasks:

  • You have reviewed and understood Configuring the PATROL Agent
  • You know the change files you want to use (if any).
  • You have manually changed the variables that you needed to change in the change files (if any).
  • You have started the PATROL Agent. For more information about starting the agent, see Starting and stopping the PATROL Agent
  • For Windows, you have set the variable called PATROL_HOME.
  • For UNIX, you have run one of the following scripts from the PATROL installation directory to set the variable called:
    >. ./ (for Korn and Bourne shell)
    > source .patrolrc (for C shell)
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