Planning

Administrators can use the information in this section to plan a new deployment of TrueSight Capacity Optimization.

Planning to deploy the components

Use these topics to plan for the individual component deployments.

If you use ETLs to collect operating system data, you can skip installing the Gateway Server and Capacity Agent components. If you want to collect data at a greater granularity, you must install these components.

Security planning

Use these topics to plan to secure the TrueSight Capacity Optimization environment:

Deployment use cases

The following table provides information about the required skills and privileges for deploying TrueSight Capacity Optimization.


Category

Task

Required skills

Required privilege

Installation

Perform installation on all necessary computers.

Windows:
– Basic Windows administrator skills

UNIX:
– Basic scripting
– Basic UNIX commands

All platforms:
– Understand the hardware platforms and the operating system

Windows:
– Administrator privilege

UNIX:
– Root password

Configuration

Provide necessary configurations to run the product.

Windows:
– Basic Windows administrator skills

UNIX:
– Basic scripting
– Basic UNIX commands

All platforms:
– Know network resources and understand how to configure, maintain, and expand them

Windows:
– Administrator privilege

UNIX:
– Root password

Daily monitoring

– Perform daily monitoring of the product

– Evaluate email notification about the status of collections

– Ensure environment is running correctly

All platforms:
– Understand the TrueSight Capacity Optimization product including how components interact

– Understand the resulting graphs to ensure that the system is running correctly

None

Performance analysis

– Generate graphs and reports

– Perform analysis and workload

All platforms:
– Understand the product metric

– Understand processes, workloads, and transactions

None

Capacity planning

– Evaluate the infrastructure

– Identify necessary resulting graphs and reports for the organization

– Perform capacity planning for future upgrades

All platforms:
– Understand the resulting graphs and reports needed for the organization

– Understand processes, workloads, and modeling of a system

– Capacity planning

None

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See these topics to understand the TrueSight Capacity Optimization deployment use cases:

Related topic

License entitlements

Where to go from here

After completing the planning activities, perform the preinstallation tasks listed in Preparing to install TrueSight Capacity Optimization.

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