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By default, BMC Event Adapters are disabled in fresh installations.

The BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server installation does not start BMC Event Adapters. To start BMC Event Adapters, follow the procedure appropriate for your operating system.

For more information about BMC Event Adapters, see the BMC Event Adapters.

To start BMC Event Adapters on Microsoft Windows

  1. Add the license. For obtaining licenses, see Applying licenses.
  2. Select Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Services.
  3. Right-click the BMC Event Adapters service and select Properties.
    The BMC Event Adapters Properties dialog box is displayed.
  4. On the General tab, change the Startup Type to Automatic.
    This configures BMC Event Adapters to start automatically after a restart.
  5. Click OK and start the service.

To start BMC Event Adapters on Linux/Solaris operating systems

  1. Add the license. For obtaining licenses, see Applying licenses.
  2. Copy the /etc/init.d/BMCProactiveNetEventAdapter file into the following directories:
    • /etc/rcS.d/K02BMCProactiveNetEventAdapter
    • /etc/rc0.d/K02BMCProactiveNetEventAdapter
    • /etc/rc1.d/K02BMCProactiveNetEventAdapter
    • /etc/rc2.d/K02BMCProactiveNetEventAdapter
    • /etc/rc3.d/S98BMCProactiveNetEventAdapter
  3. Start the adapter by running the /etc/init.d/BMCProactiveNetEventAdapter start command.

    Note

    If an error occurs indicating that Event Adapter is not starting, add the pkg on both the nodes.
    # pkgadd -d libgcc-3.3-sol9-sparc-local
    # csh
    # setenv LD_LIBRARY_PATH /usr/local/lib
    # echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH

     Configuring Event Adapters:
    /usr/pw/server/etc/mcxa.conf

    Remove DISABLE from
    [Logfile 1]DISABLE
    Engine = MA::ELogfile
    # --Modify the following value(s) according to your environment--
    LogFile = /tmp/mylog.txt # Replace by the actual syslog location
    # Replace by the actual destination cell (if different from the global) ServerName = pncell_blr-
    sccluster +++
    #./mcxa.sh

To start SNMPv3 Adapters on Linux/Solaris operating systems

  1. Navigate to the installationDirectory/usr/pw/server/bin directory and open the mcxa.sh file.
  2. Modify the value of the PERL_EXE variable from the default value (Perl binary) to CPAN 5.14. BMC recommends to set this value after configuring the P5NCI library.

  3. Navigate to the /lib folder. Link the libcrypto.so.6 file to the deployed libcrypto.so.0.9.8 file available in the installationDirectory/usr/pw/server/bin directory as follows:

 

ln -s /usr/pw/server/bin/libcrypto.so.0.9.8 libcrypto.so.6 
  1. Start the ./mcxa.sh adapter.