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During installation, if you do not specify an alternate installation location with Customize Configuration, BMC Server Automation is installed in the following default location:

  • Microsoft Windows: C:\Program Files\BMC Software\BladeLogic
  • Linux and UNIX: /opt/bmc/bladelogic

Specifically, components are installed in the following directories:

Default installation locations


Installation Location on Windows

Installation Location on Linux and UNIX

Application Server

C:\Program Files\BMC Software\BladeLogic\NSH



C:\Program Files\BMC Software\BladeLogic\CM


RSCD agent

C:\Program Files\BMC Software\BladeLogic\RSCD

For the IBM AIX BFF, RPM Package Manager, and Oracle Sun SVR4 package installer, the default installation directory is: /opt/bmc/bladelogic/RSCD

Network Shell

C:\Program Files\BMC Software\BladeLogic\NSH


PXE server

C:\Program Files (x86)\BMC Software\BladeLogic\PXE


TFTP serverC:\Program Files (x86)\BMC Software\BladeLogic\PXE\tftproot/opt/bmc/bladelogic/tftproot


If you customize any of the settings in the pxe.conf or tftp.conf files, you must run a syncFile process, as follows:


Navigate to /bin/ directory of the PXE server and run the following commands in the command prompt:

  1. blasadmin.exe –s _pxe
  2. syncFile

Navigate to the NSH prompt and run the following commands:

  1. blasadmin –s _pxe
  2. syncFile