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Use this topic to understand planning of a single-server deployment of the product.

In this type of deployment one instance of the product can handle the entire process of collecting data, indexing it, and finally making it available for search. Single-server deployments can be useful for test and small setups. Such a deployment enables simpler management of resources compared to multiple-server deployments. For more information, see Recommendations.

Deployment diagram

The following diagram illustrates a high-level architecture for a single-server deployment:

 

 Click to view table of abbreviations used in the diagram

The following table lists definitions of abbreviations and terminology used in the preceding diagram:

ItemDescription

Additional information

ITDA Server

TrueSight IT Data Analytics server, a combination of the following components:

  • Console Server
  • Search

Viewing component status and associated properties

Atrium Single Sign-OnUser-authentication mechanism necessary for integrating with TrueSight Presentation ServerDeploying IT Data Analytics with Atrium Single Sign-On
Configuration DBConfiguration Database component

Viewing component status and associated properties

PNet/TSIM

ProactiveNet or TrueSight Infrastructure Management

Integrating with Infrastructure Management and ProactiveNet

PNet/TSIM CellProactiveNet or TrueSight Infrastructure Management remote cells

Integrating with Infrastructure Management and ProactiveNet cells

TSPSTrueSight Presentation ServerIntegrating with TrueSight Presentation Server
SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

Setting up emails

Collection Data Sources

Data sources (such as log files and Windows events) for monitoring using Collection Station or Collection Agents

Agent types

PortsPort numbers used for communicating between components and external systemsCommunication ports and protocols
TLS 1.2

TLS 1.2 is supported on all the communication channels marked in green. In some cases, TLS needs to be manually configured.

TLS considerations for IT Data Analytics

Recommendations

BMC recommends this type of deployment in the following scenarios:

  • A single-server host (or virtual machine) is sufficient to handle the data volume and user load. For more information, see Sizing and scalability considerations.
  • All product data is to be administered by the same team.

Where to go from here

To perform a single-server deployment, you need to install the product. For more information, see Installing in a single-server environment.