Before you install and configure BMC PATROL for UNIX and Linux, you must consider the following sections listed in the table:
|System Requirements and supported resources for BMC PATROL for UNIX and Linux||List of system requirements and supported resources for installing and using BMC PATROL for UNIX and Linux.|
|Components that Require setuid Permissions and supported BMC PATROL products||List of components that require setuid permissions.|
|Installation requirements for BMC PATROL Perform Data Collector||Information about installation requirements for BMC PATROL Perform Data Collector.|
|PATROL Security Levels||Information about the PATROL security.|
|Critical UNIX KM parameters||List of parameters that provide statistical information about system performance and resource.|
Verify that you have a a permanent license to run your PATROL product or a valid demonstration license. If you have not yet installed a permanent license, contact your BMC sales representative or the BMC Contract Administration department for licensing information.