You can integrate with BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management cells to collect event data into BMC TrueSight IT Data Analytics and analyze it.
The following steps are involved in collecting and analyzing event data:
Provide the following details:
|External Configuration Name||Provide a name to identify this external configuration.|
|Cell Name||Provide the name of the cell defined in BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management (for example, pncell_hostName), with which you want to connect and collect event data.|
|Cell Host||Provide the host name of the server on which the cell is located.|
|Cell Port||Provide the port number of the server on which the cell is located.|
|Cell Encryption Key|
Provide the cell's encryption key.Tip: You can find the preceding details such as the cell name, its encryption key, host name, and port number in the mcell.dir file.
To access the mcell.dir file, navigate to the computer on which your cell exists, by using one of the following paths:
|Enable HA||(Optional) If you are operating in a High Availability environment, select this check box, and then provide the host name and port number of the server on which the secondary cell is located.|
Create data collectors to start collection of event data from the BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management cell that you configured. For instructions on creating a data collector, see Monitor using external configuration data collector.
Add notifications on the event data collected and subsequently log events into BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management. For more information, see Managing notifications.