Preparing for BMC Atrium CMDB integration

This topic contains information about requirements that must be in place before you integrate BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server with BMC Atrium CMDB. 

Before you begin

  •  You must install the BMC CMDB Extensions and components before you configure the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server to integrate with the CMDB.
  • All BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Servers in your environment must be synchronized with a single CMDB for probable cause analysis and event propagation to work properly

Installation scenarios

The following scenarios help you to determine the installation and integration process appropriate for your environment:

Integrating BMC Atrium CMDB with Infrastructure Management

The following steps describe the general procedure to install or upgrade Infrastructure Management with BMC Atrium CMDB integration. The location of each installation component is listed in the table below:

  1. Ensure that you have installed the latest supported BMC Atrium CMDB version. For information about the latest supported BMC Atrium CMDB versions, see System requirements and product compatibility for Infrastructure Management.
  2. Integrate Infrastructure Management with BMC Atrium CMDB by performing one of the following steps:
    • (install or upgrade, no previous BMC Atrium CMDB integration) Install BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server. During the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server installation process, specify the BMC Atrium CMDB details.
    • Manually configure the integration between BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server and BMC Atrium CMDB post-installation, see Configuring BMC Atrium CMDB integration


Although BMC strongly recommends that you configure the BMC Atrium CMDB integration during the Infrastructure Management Server installation, you can manually configure the integration at a later time.

The table below lists the location of the BMC Atrium CMDB installation components. See the documentation provided with the installation files for details.

BMC Atrium CMDB installation component directories


Installation directory

Infrastructure Management CMDB Extensions

Integrations\Atrium_CMDB\CMDB_Extensions directory in the installation package

For information about installing Infrastructure Management CMDB Extensions, see Installing the BMC CMDB Extensions to enable integration with Atrium CMDB.

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