If your Application Server is able to access Internet, you can perform an automatic update of the benchmark data. To perform an automatic update of the benchmark data:
To download the preliminary hardware table files with the update, select the Also download preliminary hardware table files check box in the Benchmarks Update section.
The latest available ratings are automatically downloaded from ftp.bmc.com site and the benchmark values are updated in the hardware library.
If your Application Server is not able to access Internet, you can perform a manual update of benchmark data. To perform a manual update of the benchmark data:
Download the .hrw files from ftp://ftp.bmc.com/pub/perform/gfc/hardware/10.7.00
hrwMapDefault.xml107. Optionally you can also download,
best1default.hrw107change the extension of the file to
To upload an XML file to add a custom benchmark or custom entries to an already existing one, perform the following task. The upload is processed by the Benchmark Alignment scheduler task.
Click Choose File under Benchmark User File and select the XML file to upload.
You can upload only the file names that begin with a letter (upper/lowercase) or number, and have maximum 254 characters except '/', '\' or ';'.
To validate the benchmark update, select Administration > Benchmark Management > Benchmarks. In the Benchmarks page, the Population date column lists file dates. If the file date is custom defined, it displays the custom date; Else it displays the date when the files were last updated.