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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:

  1. Configure a BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management cell.
  2. Create a data collector. For instructions about creating a data collector, see Monitor using external configuration.
  3. Perform a search to analyze the events retrieved. For more information, see Searching the data.
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To configure a BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management cell

  1. Navigate to Administration > External Configurations.
  2. From the list at the top-left of your screen, select BPPM Cell Configuration.
  3. Provide the following details:

    External Configuration NameProvide a name to identify this external configuration.
    Cell NameProvide 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 HostProvide the host name of the server on which the cell is located.
    Cell PortProvide 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:

    • Windows: %MCELL_HOME%\etc\
    • Linux: $MCELL_HOME/etc/
    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.
  4. Click Save.

Where to go from here

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.