The Update benchmark data option in the Administration > Benchmark Management > Update benchmark data enables you to perform an automatic or manual of the benchmark data, add a user benchmark data file, and validate the benchmark updates. For more information, see the following:
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/10.3.00.
hrwMapDefault.xml103. Optionally you can also download,
best1default.hrw103change 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.
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 will display the date when the FTP files were last updated.