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.
|Task||Required Vs. Optional||Reference||Benefit|
|Configure the file server||Required||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|
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|
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 Server||Required||Configure the default Application Server using the Post-Install Configuration wizard||Learn how to make a BMC Server Automation system functional by configuring the Application Server.|
|Install one or more agents using the BMC Server Automation Console||Optional||Installing one or more agents using the BMC Server Automation Console||Learn 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-ons||Optional||Installing and configuring Compliance Content add-ons||Learn 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 dashboards||Optional||Importing out-of-box content and enabling the dashboards and quick start page||Learn how to import optional out-of-the-box content and enable the quick start page and Health and Value Dashboards, optional user interfaces.|