Installation process overview
Installation of the BSA Server Automation system involves installation of the Application Server, BMC Server Automation Console, Network Shell, RSCD agent, and PXE/TFTP server.
The installation sequence and process depend on the chosen installation method, the platform on which you are installing, and the components to be installed.
|Installation method||Platform||Description||Related topics|
|Component level installers||Windows|
For Microsoft Windows, each BMC Server Automation component has a separate installation.
|An RSCD agent is required on each server that BMC Server Automation manages.||Installing an RSCD agent (Windows)|
|Install the BMC Server Automation Application Server and the Network Shell on Microsoft Windows platforms on which no previous versions of these components are installed.||Installing the Application Server and Network Shell on Windows|
|Install a PXE server and the TFTP server, which are functional components required for the BMC Server Automation provisioning solution, on Microsoft Windows.||Installing the PXE server on Windows|
|Install the BMC Server Automation Console and Network Shell on Microsoft Windows. The console is the graphical user interface to the BMC Server Automation servers. Network Shell is a required prerequisite of the console.||Installing the BMC Server Automation Console and Network Shell (Windows)|
|UNIX and Linux||Linux and UNIX, all BMC Server Automation components except for the BMC Server Automation Console can be installed in one installation.|
|Install Application Server, Network Shell, RSCD agent, PXE server, and TFTP server at the same time.||Installing BMC Server Automation components (Linux and UNIX)|
|Install the BMC Server Automation Console on Linux and UNIX. The console is the graphical user interface to the BMC Server Automation servers.||Installing the BMC Server Automation Console (Linux and UNIX)|