Collecting logs, diagnostics and performing system health check using the Maintenance Tool
The Maintenance Tool is a common product diagnostic utility that is included when you install any of the platform or application components from the BMC Remedy IT Service Management (ITSM) Suite. This topic gives you an overview of the Maintenance Tool and information about its installation and upgrade specific functions.
The following topics are covered:
Overview of the Maintenance Tool
The following info-graphic illustrates the overview of the Maintenance Tool:
A separate Maintenance tool is available for each component in the BMC Remedy ITSM Suite. Most common functionalities provided by the different Maintenance Tools are as follows:
- Viewing installation and uninstallation log files using the log viewer .
- Collecting diagnostics in a zip file using the Log Zipper and viewing the Log Zipper output file.
- Running a system health check to validate if all the selected system components are installed successfully.
- Encrypting the password for silent installation.
The functionality provided by each Maintenance Tool varies as per the needs of the component. Some functionalities listed above are not be applicable for the Maintenance Tool of a particular component. Whereas, some of the Maintenance Tools have additional functionalities, which are not documented here.This topic provides information on the installation and upgrade specific functionalities of the various Maintenance Tools.
If you need information on the functionalities that are not documented here, see the individual product documentation.
Using the Maintenance Tool
The following table lists the installation and upgrade specific functions of each Maintenance Tool:
|Maintenance Tool Name||Tasks|
|BMC Remedy AR System Maintenance Tool|
|BMC Atrium Core Maintenance Tool|
(See the subtopic 'To view installation and uninstallation log files'
(See the subtopics 'To run the Log Zipper' and 'To run the All Log Zipper')
|Atrium Integrator Maintenance Tool|
(See the subtopic 'To view logs')
(See the subtopics 'Collecting log files for debugging', 'To run the Log Zipper' and 'To run the All Log Zipper')
|BMC Remdy ITSM Maintenance Tool|
|BMC Service Request Management Maintenance Tool|
|Encrypting passwords for silent installation of BMC Service Request Management|
|BMC Service Level Management Maintenance Tool|
(See the subtopic 'To open the Maintenance Tool')