Before installing PATROL for UNIX and Linux in a production environment, BMC recommends that you first install in in a test environment on a limited number of computers and test the installation thoroughly.
By default, a typical installation configures the PATROL Agent to connect through port 3181.
After installation, refer to Configuring after installation for information about setting up UNIX and Linux KM. The following topics describe the methods that you can use to install UNIX and Linux KM.
Before using the PATROL for UNIX and Linux product, BMC recommends that you apply the latest fix packs and feature packs. For details about the latest updates and corrected issues, see Release notes and notices.