This section lists the requirements and supported resources for the BMC PATROL for Amazon Web Services product.
PATROL Agent and consoles
PATROL Agent version 9.5.00 and one or more of the following consoles:
PATROL Central consoles are not required, but a PATROL Agent is required on a host machine, and a PATROL Console for Microsoft Windows or a PATROL Console for UNIX is required to configure BMC PATROL for AWS initially.
Other required PATROL products
BMC PATROL installation utility version 9.5.00
To determine the current version of the installation utility installed on your computer, see Determining the version of the installation utility.
Other optional PATROL products
Distribution Server is required only if you plan to use it to distribute the KM. Version 7.8.20 of the Distribution Server is currently supported by BMC PATROL for AWS.
The KM operates in all BMC PATROL security levels.
For more information about security, see Determining PATROL security levels
The installation utility might require that you specify the port number for agents.
The default port number for agents is 3181.
The disk space needed to install the product on Microsoft Windows and Linux is 80 MB.
This is an approximate amount of space needed to install BMC PATROL for AWS on the supported platforms.
OS accounts on Windows
Use the following guidelines when setting up a Windows account for BMC PATROL:
OS accounts on UNIX or Linux
Use the following guidelines when setting up a UNIX or Linux account for BMC PATROL:
The KM supports the following operating systems:
BMC products are certified for use on supported operating system versions. BMC does not explicitly test for OS patches/updates that are released after a BMC product is released.
BMC products should work fine with minor updates to these supported operating systems. For assistance, please contact BMC Customer Support.