You can configure a central TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server to monitor events from multiple TrueSight Infrastructure Management Servers for centralized event administration, and to expand the abilities of a single event processing TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server. You can also use central TrueSight Infrastructure Management Servers to structure event and data collection around a distributed hierarchy based on geography, business operation, or other dispersed functions of your organization.
In a central TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server, you can aggregate the following types of events:
On a Central Server, you can perform the following activities on events from other servers:
In the event view, you can also launch Related Events and View Remote Action Results from the Central Server, when the relevant icon is displayed in the Message column of the event.
A Central Server does not require a separate installation, but it does require configuration. On the Child Servers that supply data, you must configure the propagation policies to propagate events to the Central Server. On the Central Server, you must add details about the child servers.
The following topics provide procedures to configure the child server and the central server:
To configure TrueSight Infrastructure Management Servers for multiple deployment, verify the following prerequisites: