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 nonproduction, small, and medium setups. Such a deployment enables simpler management of resources compared to multiple-server deployments. For more information, see Recommendations.
The following diagram illustrates a high-level architecture for a single-server deployment:
The following table lists definitions of abbreviations and terminology used in the preceding diagram:
BMC TrueSight IT Data Analytics server, a combination of the following components:
|Configuration DB||Configuration Database component|
BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management
|BPPM Cell||BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management cells|
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
|Collection Data Sources|
Data sources (such as log files and Windows events) for monitoring using Collection Station or Collection Agents
|Ports||Port numbers used for communicating between components and external systems||Communication ports and protocols|
BMC recommends this type of deployment in the following scenarios:
To perform a single-server deployment, you need to install the product. For more information, see Installing in a single-server environment.