This documentation space contains information about PATROL Agents when deployed in a BMC Helix Operations Management environment. If you are a TrueSight Operations Management user, see PATROL Agent 21.3. Open link

Changing the UNIX display environment

The /AgentSetup/defaultDisplay variable specifies where UNIX applications display their output. If a parameter, recovery action, or application discovery procedure runs an X windows application and the agent is not associated with a terminal, the application uses this display value to determine where to send its output.

Format and Type of Data

Text string (no spaces), not applicable

Default Value

:0 (colon zero, which is not defined)

Minimum and Maximum

Not applicable


DISPLAY environment variable




In most circumstances, you do not need to change this variable.

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