Installing individual components

The following table lists the tasks that you need to perform when installing BMC Server Automation by using the various installation wizards of individual product components.

TaskRequired Vs. OptionalReferenceBenefit
Configure the file serverRequired

File server requirements

Setting up the file server

Configuring the file server agent ACLs

Learn how to set up the file server to store the contents of files included in snapshots, Network Shell scripts, BLPackages, software packages, and other types of information that is not easily stored in the database.
Install BMC Server Automation (Windows)Required

Requirements for installing individual components on Microsoft Windows

Setting up a SQL Server database and user for BMC Server Automation

Walkthrough: Installing individual components for Microsoft Windows and SQL Server environments

Use the installation sequence to install various components on Windows.

Learn how to install various components of BMC Server Automation interactively on Windows.
Install BMC Server Automation (Linux and UNIX)Required

Requirements for installing individual components on UNIX and Linux

Setting up an Oracle database for BMC Server Automation

Walkthrough: Installing individual components for Linux and Oracle environments

Use the installation sequence to install various components on Linux and UNIX.

Learn how to install various components of BMC Server Automation interactively on Linux and UNIX.
Configure the default Application ServerRequiredConfigure the default Application Server using the Post-Install Configuration wizardLearn how to make a BMC Server Automation system functional by configuring the Application Server.
Install one or more agents using the BMC Server Automation ConsoleOptionalInstalling one or more agents using the BMC Server Automation ConsoleLearn how to use the BMC Server Automation Console to install RSCD agents on servers and and how to add those managed servers to your system.
Install Compliance Content add-onsOptionalInstalling and configuring Compliance Content add-onsLearn how to install content libraries,containing rule sets to automatically analyze compliance for every server in the data center.
Import out-of-box content and enable the quick start page and dashboardsOptionalImporting out-of-box content and enabling the dashboards and quick start pageLearn how to import optional out-of-the-box content and enable the quick start page and Health and Value Dashboards, optional user interfaces.

Related topics

Installing using the unified product installer

Default installation location for components

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