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
- Start the BMC Network Automation installation by executing the setup.cmd file.
- Click Next on the Welcome panel, End User License Agreement panel, and the Microsoft .Net version validation warning panel.
- Component Selection panel: Select the Server with Local Device Agent option, and then click Next.
- Installation Type Selection panel: Select Custom Setup option, and click Next.
- Installation Directory panel: Specify the local file system directory in the Destination Directory field, and click Next.
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.
- OS User Account Information panel: Select the Create User Account option if the user is not available on the local system, and click Next.
- TFTP Server Selection: Select whether you want to install and configure the TFTP server, and click Next.
- Web Server Information panel: Change the BMC Network Automation web server port numbers, as necessary, and click Next.
- Certificate Information panel: Enter the host name of the cluster for the HTTPS certificate, and click Next.
- Database Information panel: Select Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server to use with BMC Network Automation, and then select Create New User option.
- Database Administrator User Inputs panel: Enter the information required to create a new database user, and click Next:.
- 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.
- Memory and System Options panel: Change memory settings or enter additional startup options if required, and click Next.
- 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.
- 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.
- CMDB Integration panel: Select Enable CMDB Integration if you are integrating with BMC Atrium CMDB, enter the required information, and click Next.
- 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.
- Installation Preview panel: Review the summary information, and click Install.
- Finish and log file panel: Review the summary information. To view the installation log file click View Log. Otherwise, click Next.
- Final panel, click Done.