The following table lists the topics that help you prepare for installing BMC Server Automation.
|Download the installation files|
The first task is to obtain the files you need for installation from the BMC Software Electronic Product Distribution (EPD) website.
Review the installation requirements, based on installation platform (and installation method):
Set up the database
BMC Server Automation requires a database, which you must provide before installing the product. Learn how to set up the database.
|Configure the file server|
Learn how to configure the file server, which is used to store the contents of files included in snapshots, Network Shell scripts, BLPackages, software packages, and other types of information that is not easily stored in the database.