Installing BMC Service Resolution for TrueSight Infrastructure Management or ProactiveNet

This topic provides instructions to install BMC Service Resolution 3.5. BMC Service Resolution is a solution for the constituent products: Remedy IT Service Management (Remedy ITSM) and TrueSight Infrastructure Management or ProactiveNet.

The following topics are provided:

Before you begin

  • Review the Installation process overview.
  • Ensure that your environment meets the requirements specified in supported products and versions.
  • Open the network ports described in Network ports.
  • You must have completed the tasks described in Preparing for installation.
  • Take a snapshot of your current working system before running the BMC Service Resolution setup.

  • If you are using a Solaris computer:

    • Ensure that following environment variables are set:

      • BMC_PROACTIVENET_HOME=/usr/pw

      • IBRSD_HOME=/usr/pw/integrations/ibrsd

      • MCELL_HOME=/usr/pw/server

    • Edit the .bmc_profile file and add the following entries:
      • IBRSD_HOME="/usr/pw/integrations/ibrsd"
      • MCELL_HOME="/usr/pw/server"
      • export MCELL_HOME="/usr/pw/server"
      • export IBRSD_HOME="/usr/pw/integrations/ibrsd"
  • Ensure that the default %TEMP% directory has sufficient space for the installation. If not, increase the available space or change the temporary location.
    (The installer does not use the InstallAnywhere framework and is not affected by the IATEMPDIR system variable.)

To install BMC Service Resolution for ProactiveNet or TrueSight Infrastructure Management and TrueSight Presentation Server

Note

If you are using ProactiveNet 9.5 SP2, before proceeding with this installation, ensure that you have ProactiveNet 9.5 SP2 with the latest hotfix installed.

  1. Download the installation program from the BMC Electronic Product Download site, or navigate to the installation directory on the CD.

  2. Unzip the installer file:
    (Windows) BPPM_BSR_3.5.01_Installer_Windows.zip
    (Linux) BPPM_BSR_3.5.01_Installer_Linux.zip using the following command:

    gunzip -c BPPM_BSR_3.5.01_Installer_Linux.tar.gz |tar xvf -

  3. Navigate to the Disk 1 folder.

  4. Install the service pack on the ProactiveNet or TrueSight Infrastructure Management server and TrueSight Presentation Server:
    1. Start the installer.
      (Windows) Run Setup.exe.
      (UNIX) Run the chmod -R 755 * command.
                  Run setup.bin.
      Ensure that the non-root user has permissions has r/w permissions to the /etc/bmc.profile file.
    2. Right-click the Setup application and click Run as Administrator.
    3. In the Welcome window, click Next. 
    4. In the Installation Review pane, review the list of features and click Install.
    5. After the installation is complete, in the Installation Review Summary window, click View Log to review any severe errors or warnings in the log.
      The installation log file BPPM_BSR35_install_log.txt is located in the %TEMP% directory on your computer.

    6. Close the log file.

    7. To exit the installer, click Done.
  5. If Transport Layer Security (TLS) is enabled on an Infrastructure Management cell, in the <installation_home>\integrations\ibrsd\conf\ibrsd.dir file, make the following change:
    Change:
    cell pncell_<TSIM_HOSTNAME> mc  <TSIM_HOSTNAME>:1828
    To:
    cell pncell_<TSIM_HOSTNAME> *TLS  <TSIM_HOSTNAME>:1828

To verify the installation

On the TrueSight Infrastructure Management server:

  1. At the command prompt, run the following command:
    pw viewhistory
  2. Verify that the installed version is 3.5.01

To configure BMC Service Resolution in multiserver deployment model of ProactiveNet

For information about the multiserver deployment model, see Central Monitoring Administration best practices from the ProactiveNet 9.6 online documentation.

When implementing BMC Service Resolution, you must perform the following tasks:

  1. Install BMC Service Resolution on the Central Server and child servers.
  2. (Optional) Integrate the Central Server and child servers with Remedy ITSM. See Integrating TrueSight Infrastructure Management or ProactiveNet with BMC Service Desk: Incident Management or Integrating TrueSight Infrastructure Management or ProactiveNet with Remedy OnDemand .
  3. If you do not want to integrate the Central Server with Remedy ITSM, but you want to receive incident information from the Remedy ITSM server, you must register the Central Server with the Remedy ITSM server.

    On the TrueSight Central Server, go to the command prompt and run the pw command in the following format:

    pw ibrsd register –arhost <AR server host name> -arport <AR server TCP port> -arUser <AR server User> -arpwd <AR user password>

For details about the flow of information in this deployment model, see  Configuring BMC Service Resolution in multi server deployment of BMC ProactiveNet.

Where to go from here

Post installation procedures

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Comments

  1. Cassie Derrick

    What about installing for TrueSight 10.1?  Where are those instructions?  Where does it tell you to install on both TSIM and TSPS?

    Nov 22, 2016 02:56
    1. Ashwini Mathad

      The instructions for installing on TrueSight 10.1 are here -> Service Pack 1: 3.5.01. Please check the Installation Overview section on that page.

      Hope this helps.

      Nov 23, 2016 12:02
  2. Erik paul Gonzalez pizarro

    Note: The Installer restart BPPM

    Jun 10, 2019 10:33