System requirements for the Presentation Server

This topic provides information about hardware and operating system requirements for the Presentation Server.

Hardware requirements

After you determine the size of your environment, consult the following table for recommended hardware.

Notes

The recommended hardware requirements apply to both physical or virtual machines.

Parallel CPUs usually improve user response time better than a single CPU with a higher clock speed.

EnvironmentSizing requirementsPlatform and size
POC or DemoCPU
  • CPU: 4 vCPU
  • Frequency: 2.6 GHz and above
RAM8 GB
Storage configuration100 GB
Available swap file size8 GB
MediumCPU
  • CPU: 4 vCPU
  • Frequency: 2.6 GHz and above
RAM1

32 GB*

*Based on the latest performance testing, it is now recommended to use 32 GB RAM instead of the previously recommended 24 GB.

Storage configuration

200 GB

Available swap file size8 GB
Large



CPU

  • CPU: 8/16 vCPU*
  • Frequency: 2.6 GHz and above
*(For 11.3.03 and later only, not supported on 11.3.01) If the infrastructure policies range from 4,000 to 20,000 and/or concurrent users are 300, it is recommended to use 16 vCPUs.

RAM1

48 GB*

*Based on the latest performance testing, it is now recommended to use 48 GB RAM instead of the previously recommended 32 GB.

Storage configuration

400 GB

Available swap file size8 GB

1 - After integrating components with the TrueSight Presentation Server if you observe that the memory consumption of the TrueSight Presentation Server is consistently growing above 80%, add additional memory as required.

Software requirements

Computers or virtual machines that host the Presentation Server must be running one of the following supported platforms. 

Support for third-party products

To receive full support for a BMC product, you must have such product installed in a supported environment, as specified in the BMC product documentation. If a third-party vendor cancels support for one of its products (such as an operating system or subsystem), and that third-party product integrates or interacts with the BMC product you have licensed, you must upgrade to a supported version of that third-party product before BMC Customer Support can provide you with support for the affected BMC product. For further information, see BMC's product support policy.

Microsoft Windows

Component

Requirement

User Rights

Administrative privileges

Supported versions of Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows 2019

  • Microsoft Windows 2019 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2019 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)

Microsoft Windows 2016

  • Microsoft Windows 2016 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2016 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)

Microsoft Windows 2012 

  • Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 Standard Edition (64-bit)  
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 Standard Edition (64-bit)  
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)  

Microsoft Windows 2008

  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition (64-bit)

Linux

Component

Requirement

User Rights

A non-root user who has modification permissions to specific directories and files.
A user with root privileges cannot install the TrueSight Presentation Server.

Note: Umask must be set to 022.

Supported versions of Linux

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x and 7.x
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.x, 12.x, and 15
  • Oracle Linux Server 6.x and 7.x

Notes

  • BMC products are certified for use on supported operating system versions. BMC does not explicitly test for OS patches/updates that are released after a BMC product is released.
  • BMC products should work fine with minor updates to these supported operating systems. For assistance, contact BMC Customer Support.

Red Hat subscription 

The product requires some additional libraries to be present on the system (see list below).

The preferred method to add any missing libraries is to use the yum command to fetch the necessary library packages from the RHN (Red Hat Network) repository via the Internet.  To use this method, a Red Hat subscription is needed. Register the system by clicking System > Administration > Red Hat Subscription Manager in the menu on the server itself.  After registering the system, you can use yum install to download and install the required libraries from the RHN.

X Windows 

If you are installing the TrueSight Presentation Server by using the graphical user interface, you must install X Windows.

On the Red Hat Enterprise Linux terminal, type yum grouplist and check that X Window System is listed.  If not, then run yum groupinstall 'X Window System' to install the necessary packages.   

Required libraries

Ensure that the following libraries are present to install the TrueSight Presentation Server.  To install the libraries, use the following commands.

Library

Command to install the library on RHEL

Command to install the library on SUSE

libXtst (64-bit)

yum install libXtst.x86_64

    libXtst-1.0.1-3.1

    libX11-devel-1.0.3-11.el5

N/A

glibc (64-bit)

yum install glibc.x86_64

    glibc-2.12.x86_64

    glibc-devel-2.5-65

zypper install glibc

libstdc++ (64-bit)

yum install libstdc++.x86_64

zypper install libstdc++

compat-libstdc++-33 (64-bit)



yum install compat-libstdc++-33.x86_64

zypper install libstdc++33 

pam (64-bit)

yum install pam.x86_64

zypper install pam


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