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Installing BMC Network Automation on a cluster for HA

This topic discusses installing BMC Network Automation on a cluster for high availability (HA).

Before you begin

  • Ensure that the cluster setup is ready with Share disk.
  • (Windows only) Ensure that Microsoft Windows .Net framework is installed on both the computers.
  • Verify the primary and secondary BMC Network Automation host names in the BMC Cloud LifeCycle Management installer.
  • Ensure that the Cluster is active on the Primary Node.

To install the primary BMC Network Automation server

  1. Start the BMC Network Automation installation by executing the setup.cmd file.
  2. Click Next on the Welcome panel, End User License Agreement panel, and the Microsoft .Net version validation warning panel.
  3. Component Selection panel: Select the Server with Local Device Agent option, and then click Next.
  4. Installation Type Selection panel: Select Custom Setup option, and click Next.
  5. Installation Directory panel: Specify the local file system directory in the Destination Directory field, and click Next.
  6. Data Directory Information panel: Specify the cluster shared disk, for example, T:\BCA-Networks-Data in the Data Directory field, and click Next.

    On Linux, the shared disk would be mounted on a particular folder. Specify that folder path in the Data Directory field.

  7. OS User Account Information panel: Select the Create User Account option if the user is not available on the local system, and click Next.
  8. TFTP Server Selection: Select whether you want to install and configure the TFTP server, and click Next.
  9. Web Server Information panel: Change the BMC Network Automation web server port numbers, as necessary, and click Next.
  10. Certificate Information panel: Enter the host name of the cluster for the HTTPS certificate, and click Next.



  11. Database Information panel: Select Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server to use with BMC Network Automation, and then select Create New User option.
  12. Database Administrator User Inputs panel: Enter the information required to create a new database user, and click Next:.
  13. Authentication Source panel: Select either Local, Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS, or TACACS/TACACS+ as the authentication method that you want to use for the BMC Network Automation user, and click Next.
  14. Memory and System Options panel: Change memory settings or enter additional startup options if required, and click Next.
  15. UDDI Registry Information panel: Select Enable Web Services Integration if you are using a Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) database, enter the required information, and click Next.
  16. AO Information panel: Select Enable BMC Atrium Orchestrator Integration if you are integrating BMC Network Automation with BMC Atrium Orchestrator, enter the required information, and click Next.
  17. CMDB Integration panel: Select Enable CMDB Integration if you are integrating with BMC Atrium CMDB, enter the required information, and click Next.
  18. Cloud Service Management (CSM) Integration panel: Select Enable Virtual Data Center and Create CSM User Account if you are integrating with BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management, enter the required information, and click Next.

  19. Installation Preview panel: Review the summary information, and click Install.
  20. Finish and log file panel: Review the summary information. To view the installation log file click View Log. Otherwise, click Next.
  21. Final panel, click Done.

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