This documentation space contains information about PATROL Agents when deployed in a BMC Helix Operations Management environment. If you are a TrueSight Operations Management user, see PATROL Agent 22.1. Open link

Deployment Architecture

This section describes the relationship between the PATROL Agent and other components.

PATROL 3.x architecture

The following figure shows the relationship between the PATROL Agent and other components in a PATROL 3.x environment and the agent's interactions with these components:

Role Performed by computers in the PATROL architecture

Managed Systems (also referred to as agent computers) host software that manages the resources on the computer, such as a PATROL Agent and PATROL Knowledge Modules. Select this option if the computer on which you are installing will perform any of the following:

  • Host a PATROL Agent
  • Host KMs and components that contain the knowledge that PATROL uses to monitor the resources on this computer
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