Obtaining the BPCU
Install only the BMC Remedy AR System server on a staging server, development testing server, or any other server that is going to be used for upgrading or testing the upgrade process.
Do not install any BMC Remedy AR System components or applications other than the AR System server. If you do, your customizations might be overwritten.
- Obtain the latest version of the BPCU and the hash file.
Updates to BPCU (bpcuversionNumber.zip) and the Overlay hash file (OverlayHashFile.zip) between patch releases are posted to BMC Developer Network Community website.
- Uncompress the OverlayHashFile.zip file and extract the OverlayHashFile.xml file to your development server.
- Uncompress the bpcuversionNumber.zip file, which is located in the ARSystemServerInstallDir folder.
By default, the BPCU files are extracted to the Best_Practice_Conversion_Utility folder.
After the BPCU files are uncompressed and in the Best_Practice_Conversion_Utility folder, no further installation or configuration is needed. The utility is ready to be run from a command prompt.