Presentation Server tssh commands

The TrueSight Presentation Server tssh commands provide administrators options to set or change advanced settings from the command line interface. The tssh commands are also used as troubleshooting aids.

To run the tssh commands, you must have administrative privileges on the computer where the TrueSight Presentation Server is installed. Run these tssh commands from the installationDirectory\truesightpserver\bin folder.

The following table describes the tssh commands that are available.

tssh component

Perform actions on components registered with the TrueSight Presentation Server.

tssh component list | sync <component ID> (SYNC_MOMETA | SYNC_MOS | SYNC_GROUPS | SYNC_DEVICES | SYNC_CITYPES) | initialize <component DNS name>


tssh component list - Displays the component ID, component name, and connection status of components registered with the TrueSight Presentation Server.

tssh component sync 1 <option> - Synchronizes the component with component ID 1. Options are:

SYNC_MOMETA - Synchronizes the MO meta information.

SYNC_MOS - Synchronizes the MO information.

SYNC_GROUPS - Synchronizes the groups.

SYNC_DEVICES - Synchronizes the devices from the TrueSight Infrastructure Management server.

SYNC_CITYPES - Synchronizes the CI Types from the TrueSight Infrastructure Management server.

tssh component initialize - Re-initializes the TrueSight Infrastructure Management server component to obtain the devices, instances, groups and events.

tssh component update <infrastructure management component> <property> <value>- Updates the TrueSight Infrastructure Management server component's (FQDN format) tsimEventPruneInterval property to the specified value. For information on events pruning, see Events Pruning.

tssh componenttype

Add or update custom components to the TrueSight Presentation Server.

Note: If you have configured the TrueSight Presentation Server for high availability, add or update components on both servers.

tssh componenttype add | update <component zip file path>


tssh componenttype add c:\compo\ - Adds a component abc whose zip file is in the specified path.

tssh database

Back up the TrueSight Presentation Server database and configure backup settings.

See Backing up the Presentation Server database.
tssh deviceDelete stale devices.

tssh device delete all | <device DNS name>


tssh device delete all - Deletes all stale devices from the TrueSight Presentation Server.

tssh dr

Configure the recovery TrueSight Presentation Server in a disaster recovery environment.

See Configuring a disaster-recovery system for Presentation Server
tssh dump

Archive a snapshot of the TrueSight Presentation Server and restore the snapshot.

See Archiving the Presentation Server files.

tssh event

Clean up and synchronize the events in the TrueSight Presentation Server.

tssh event

See Events are not cleaned up in the Presentation Server

tssh event reinitialize

See Reinitializing events in the Presentation Server

Note: The tssh event reinitialize command is supported only if you apply the Fix Pack 3 ( on TrueSight Presentation Server 11.0.

tssh ha

Configure the TrueSight Presentation Server in high availability (HA) mode.

tssh ha [statusconfigure {master | standby}]

tssh ha status - Displays the HA node details like state (active or standby), FQDN, and ports information.

See TrueSight Presentation Server high availability deployment

tssh listLists the tssh commands that are available.tssh list
tssh locale

Add or update, or delete a locale to the TrueSight Presentation Server.

tssh locale list add update <language-name> <language-code> <resourceFileName> | delete <language-name>  


tssh locale list - Displays the list of current locales.

tssh locale add - Adds a new locale with the specified resource file name.

tssh locale update - Updates the specified locale if json file name has changed.

tssh locale delete - Deletes the locale.

For more information, see Creating and applying a custom language pack.

tssh logger

Enable debug logging for some or all loggers in the TrueSight Presentation Server.

See Enabling logging of the Presentation Server.
tssh process

Start, stop, and view the status of the TrueSight Presentation Server processes.

tssh process start | stop | status (database | indexserver | CSR)


tssh process status database - Displays the status of the TrueSight Presentation Server database.

tssh properties

Set, view, and reload the TrueSight Presentation Server properties.

tssh properties list | reload | set <property name> <property value>


tssh properties list - Displays the list of properties with the current values.

tssh properties reload - Reloads the properties. Use this command after you update the values of properties.

tssh properties set cmdb_user_name cmdbuser - Sets the cmdb_user_name property value to cmdbuser.

tssh properties set <CI Types list seperated by comma> -  Run this command to include any additional CI Types (predefined and user-defined) those are not listed on the Services page of the TrueSight console, when you click Configure CI Types option. For more information, see To configure additional CI Types as a services

tssh server

Start and stop the TrueSight Presentation Server.

List the version and status of the TrueSight Presentation Server.

Check the TrueSight Presentation Server ports for availability.

tssh server start | stop | version | status | portcheck


tssh server start - Starts all the TrueSight Presentation Server services.

tssh server stop - Stops all the TrueSight Presentation Server services.

tssh server version - Lists the TrueSight Presentation Server version and build number.

tssh server status - Lists the status of the database, index server, and core server processes of the TrueSight Presentation Server.

tssh server portcheck - Checks the TrueSight Presentation Server ports for availability and displays the status - busy or available. For more information, see Troubleshooting startup problems due to port conflicts.

tssh service

(Linux only) Register the TrueSight Presentation Server for non-root users.

tssh service register <non-root User> - Registers the BMCTSPSSvc service under the /etc/init.d folder.

tssh service deregister <non-root User> - Deregisters and removes the BMCTSPSSvc service from the /etc/init.d folder.

For more information, see Post-installation tasks on Linux

tssh servicelogon

Configure the TrueSight Presentation Server to run as a Network Service user.

This command is no longer supported. However, you can configure the TrueSight Infrastructure Management and TrueSight Presentation Server to run as Network Service user. For more information, see Configuring TrueSight Operations Management components to run as a Network Service user.

Related topics

Configuring and managing the Presentation Server


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