Installation, migration, and upgrade overview

This section describes the installation, migration, and upgrade options that are available from previous versions of BMC Atrium Discovery.


You can only upgrade to BMC Atrium Discovery version 10.1 from 10.0.x or 9.x running on RHEL 6. This is described in Upgrading to version 10.1.

No architecture changes required

No architecture changes required

When upgrading from 9.x to 10.x there is no need to change your deployment architecture. Rather, BMC strongly recommend that you upgrade using your existing architecture and test version 10.x in a known configuration. If testing reveals that you require the performance improvements offered by a cluster, you can then add hardware and replace one or more version 10.x machines with a cluster.



To move from any BMC Atrium Discovery version before 9.0 you must migrate, or backup a version 9.0 appliance on RHEL 5 and restore it onto a version 9.0 appliance on RHEL 6, which is essentially the same as migration. You must migrate to RHEL 6 on a version 9.0.x appliance. This is summarized in the following diagram.

Summarizes the upgrade and migration options. Moving from BMC Atrium Discovery version 9.0 on RHEL5 to RHEL 6 requires a data migration. You can only upgrade from 9.0 to 10.0 on an RHEL 6 system


New installations of BMC Atrium Discovery version 10.x are installed from a kickstart DVD or a downloaded Open Virtualization Format (OVF) virtual machine. See Performing installation from the Kickstart DVD and Installing the virtual appliance for more information.

Upgrading from BMC Atrium Discovery version 10.x

BMC Atrium Discovery version 10 introduced a UI based upgrade which enables you to upgrade standalone machines and clusters from a single UI.

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