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A silent installation is also referred to as an unattended installation.

To perform a silent installation of the Infrastructure Management server

Before you install the Fix Pack silently, customize the server_fixpack_silent.options file as required. This file is available in the <OS>\TSIMServer\Disk1 directory.

To customize the options file

  • Confirm restart of the Infrastructure Management server after installing the Fix Pack.
    -J FIXPACK_CONFIRM_SERVER_RESTART=true
    The default value is true
  • (Optional) If you have already migrated customized KB definitions to the new standard 10.7 KB, set the value of the MIGRATED_KB parameter to true and provide the path of the customized KB directory: 
-J MIGRATED_KB=<true/false>
-J MIGRATED_KB_HOME=<KB migration path>

Parameter

Description

MIGRATED_KBSetting to enable KB migration. The default value is false.
MIGRATED_KB_HOMEPath of the customized KB directory. For example, /opt/bmc/TSIMAgent/server/etc/cellname

Microsoft Windows

To install the Infrastructure Management server by using the server_fixpack_silent.options file, run the following command at the command prompt:

install.cmd -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE=<fullyQualifiedPath>\server_fixpack_silent.options
where fullyQualifiedPath indicates the complete path where you have saved the server_fixpack_silent.options file. If the fullyQualifiedPath parameter contains a space in it, enclose the path within double quotes.

Example

install.cmd -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE="C:\Temp\server_fixpack_silent.options"

Installation-related information is not displayed on the console when the silent installation begins. However, installation occurs in the background. The progress of the installation is logged in a temporary folder during the installation. Go to Start > Run, enter %temp% in the Open box, and see the tsim_fixpack_log.txt file for the installation progress details and for the database-related progress details.

Linux

To install the Infrastructure Management Server by using the server_fixpack_silent.options file, run the following command at the command prompt:

./install.sh -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE=<fullyQualifiedPath>/server_fixpack_silent.options 

where fullyQualifiedPath indicates the complete path where you have saved the server_fixpack_silent.options file. If the fullyQualifiedPath parameter contains a space in it, enclose the path within double quotes.

Example

./install.sh -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE="/tmp/server_fixpack_silent.options"

Installation-related information is not displayed when the silent installation begins. However, installation occurs in the background. Open /tmp or /var/tmp, and see the tsim_fixpack_log.txt file for the installation progress details and for the database-related progress details.

To perform a silent installation of the Integration Service

This Fix Pack contains a full installation of the Integration Service. You can either perform a fresh installation of the Integration Service or apply the Fix Pack on an existing Integration Service.

Fresh installation

To perform a fresh silent installation of the Integration Service, see Installing the Integration Service silently.

Upgrade installation

To upgrade the Integration Service silently, perform the following steps:

To customize the options file

  1. Navigate to the downloaded TSIMAgent.zip file and extract its contents. 

  2. Open the bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options file in a text editor.

  3. Under Product Install Location, specify a valid directory for the Integration Service or remote cell:

    -P installLocation=<INSTALL DIR>

    <INSTALL DIR> is the installation location.

    Examples

    (Windows)-P installLocation=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent
    (Linux)-P installLocation=/opt/bmc/TSIMAgent
  4. Under User Input Properties, enter the Integration Service and remote cell installation configuration information.

    -J name=value

    name is the name of the parameter
    value is the value for the parameter

    Examples

    -J OLD_CELL_INSTALL_LOCATION=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent

    -J OLD_INSTALL_LOCATION=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent

    -J IS_CELL_UPGRADE=true

    -J IS_I_S_UPGRADE=true

    Parameter

    Description

    OLD_CELL_INSTALL_LOCATIONLocation of the earlier installation of cell.
    OLD_INSTALL_LOCATIONLocation of the earlier installation of the Integration Service.
    IS_CELL_UPGRADE

    Parameter to enable the cell upgrade.

    IS_I_S_UPGRADE

    Parameter to enable the Integration Service upgrade.

    PATROL_STAGING_ADAPTER_PORTUse this parameter only if you have specified a custom staging adapter port.
    AGENT_PORTUse this parameter only if you have specified a custom PATROL Agent port.

    Consider the following scenarios with example parameters:

    Scenario

    Parameters to run

    When both Integration Service and cell are installed in the same folder

    -J OLD_CELL_INSTALL_LOCATION=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent

    -J OLD_INSTALL_LOCATION=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent

    -J IS_CELL_UPGRADE=true

    -J IS_I_S_UPGRADE=true

    Note: You cannot upgrade only the Integration Service or cell if they are both installed in the same folder. You must upgrade both at the same time. The installer displays an error message to upgrade both Integration Service and cell.

    When the Integration Service and cell are installed in different folders

    Upgrade any one component at a time.

    Important

    If you are upgrading the remote Integration Service and remote cell as a non-root user on Linux, first upgrade only the remote cell and then upgrade the remote Integration Service.

    After upgrading the remote Integration Service, check if the /server folder exists under the remote Integration Service base installation folder. Delete the folder if it exists.

    Upgrade Integration Service only#-J OLD_CELL_INSTALL_LOCATION=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent

    -J OLD_INSTALL_LOCATION=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent

    -J IS_CELL_UPGRADE=false

    -J IS_I_S_UPGRADE=true

    Upgrade cell only

    -J OLD_CELL_INSTALL_LOCATION=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent

     #-J OLD_INSTALL_LOCATION=C:\Program Files\BMC Software\TSIMAgent

    -J IS_CELL_UPGRADE=true

    -J IS_I_S_UPGRADE=false

  5. Post-installation, if you manually set the cell to high-availability mode, set the value of the following parameter to true

    -J HA_MODE_SELECTED=<false/true> 
  6. (Optional) If you have already migrated customized KB definitions to the new standard 10.7 KB, set the value of the MIGRATED_KB parameter to true and provide the path of the customized KB directory: 

    -J MIGRATED_KB=<true/false>
    -J MIGRATED_KB_HOME=<KB migration path>

    Parameter

    Description

    MIGRATED_KBSetting to enable KB migration. The default value is true.
    MIGRATED_KB_HOMEPath of the customized KB directory

To install the Fix Pack on the Integration Service and remote cell silently on Microsoft Windows 

  1. Open a command prompt with the Run as administrator option. Navigate to the TSIMAgent\Disk1 folder that contains the install.cmd file.
  2. Run the following command to install the Fix Pack on the Integration Service and remote cell by using the bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options file:
    install.cmd -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE="<fullyQualifiedPath>\bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options"
    where fullyQualifiedPath indicates the complete path where you have saved the bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options file. The path must be enclosed within double quotes.

    Example

    install.cmd -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE="C:\Temp\bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options"

    Installation-related information is not displayed on the console when silent installation begins. However, installation occurs in the background. The installation progress is logged in a temporary folder during installation. Navigate to the Temp folder, and view the tsim_agent_install_log.txt file.

To install the Fix Pack on the Integration Service and remote cell silently on Linux

Note

If you are installing the Fix Pack as a non-root user, ensure that the S81pronto.<User_ID>.<Agent_Instances> file exists in the /etc/rc.d/rc<Runlevel_Directory>.d folder. If the file does not exist in this folder, the installer stops and you need to manually copy the file from the /pw/pronto/bin folder as a root user.

User_ID - User ID of the logged in user

Agent_Instances - Number of Integration service instances on the computer

Runlevel_Directory - Number of runlevel directory

  1. Open a command prompt. Navigate to the TSIMAgent\Disk1 folder that contains the install.sh file.
  2. Run the following command to install the Fix Pack on the Integration Service and remote cell by using the bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options file:

    ./install.sh -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE="<fullyQualifiedPath>/bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options"

    where fullyQualifiedPath indicates the complete path where you have saved the bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options file. The path must be enclosed within double quotes.

    Example

    ./install.sh -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE="/tmp/bmc_tsim_is_upgrade.options"

    Installation-related information is not displayed when silent installation begins. However, installation occurs in the background. Open /tmp or /var/tmp and view the tsim_agent_install_log.txt file for the installation progress details.

To perform a silent installation of the Administration Console

Microsoft Windows

  1. Customize the bmc_tsim_admin_install.options file as required, which is available in the TSIMAdmin\Windows directory.
  2. Run the following command to install an Administration Console on the local computer by using the bmc_tsim_admin_install.options file:
    install.cmd -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE=<fullyQualifiedPath>\bmc_tsim_admin_install.options
    where fullyQualifiedPath indicates the complete path where you have saved the bmc_tsim_admin_install.options file. If the fullyQualifiedPath parameter contains a space in it, the path must be enclosed within double quotes.

Example

install.cmd -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE="C:\Temp\bmc_tsim_admin_install.options"

Installation-related information is not displayed on the console when the silent installation begins. However, installation occurs in the background. The progress of the installation is logged in a temporary folder during installation. Go to Start > Run, enter %temp% in the Open box, and see the tsim_admin_install_log.txt file.

Linux

  1. Customize the bmc_tsim_admin_install.options file as required, which is available in the TSIMAgent/Linux directory:
  2. Run the following command to install an Administration Console on the local computer by using the bmc_tsim_admin_install.options file:
    ./install.sh -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE=<fullyQualifiedPath>/bmc_tsim_admin_install.options
    where fullyQualifiedPath indicates the complete path where you have saved the bmc_tsim_admin_install.options file. If the fullyQualifiedPath parameter contains a space in it, the path must be enclosed within double quotes.

    Example

    ./install.sh -i silent -DOPTIONS_FILE="/tmp/bmc_tsim_admin_install.options"


    Installation-related information is not displayed when the silent installation begins. However, installation occurs in the background. The progress of the installation is logged during the installation in the 
    /tmp/tsim_admin_install_log.txt file.

Related topics

Preparing to apply feature packs or fix packs on Infrastructure Management

Applying feature packs or fix packs on Infrastructure Management in high availability cluster mode

3 Comments

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      1. Hi Dheeraj, 

        The existing documentation implies that you should overwrite the existing cell kb directory with the migrated kb directory before you run the install.

        Since the install is ran on the primary(or standalone) TSIM with it running this is not a good idea.


        I think it would be clearer if we changed the documentation for the MIGRATED_KB_HOME parameter from..

        To customize the options file

        • Confirm restart of the Infrastructure Management server after installing the Fix Pack. 
          -J FIXPACK_CONFIRM_SERVER_RESTART=true
          The default value is true
        • (Optional) If you have already migrated customized KB definitions to the new standard 10.7 KB, set the value of the MIGRATED_KB parameter to true and provide the path of the customized KB directory: 

        -J MIGRATED_KB=<true/false>
        -J MIGRATED_KB_HOME=<KB migration path>

        Parameter

        Description

        MIGRATED_KBSetting to enable KB migration. The default value is false.
        MIGRATED_KB_HOMEPath of the customized KB directory. For example, /opt/bmc/TSIMAgent/server/etc/cellname


        ..to  




        MIGRATED_KB_HOME

        Path of the customized KB directory. For example, /tmp/migratedKB/cellname

        **Please node that the install is expecting the migrated KB directory to have the same name as the cell.


        (or something equivalent).

        Thanks,

        Leo