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This topic contains information about how to contact Customer Support and the support status for this and other releases.

Support status

As stated in the current BMC Product Support Policy, BMC provides technical support for a product based on time rather than number of releases. For subscription-based product support, see the BMC Software Subscription Services Support policy.
To view the support status for this release, see the  BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Support page .

 

Contacting Customer Support

If you have problems with or questions about a BMC product, or for the latest support policies, see the Customer Support website at https://www.bmc.com/support/support-central.html. You can access product documents, search the Knowledge Base for help with an issue, and download products and maintenance.

If you do not have access to the web and you are in the United States or Canada, contact Customer Support at 800 537 1813. Outside the United States or Canada, select your country at Contact BMC to view local Support Contacts.

 

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Before contacting BMC

 If you encounter a problem that you cannot resolve with the troubleshooting information, you can contact BMC Customer Support for assistance. However, before contacting the BMC Customer Support, ensure that you have the following information available so that the Customer Support team can begin working on your issue immediately:

  • Product information
    • Product name
    • Product version (release number)
    • License number and password (trial or permanent)
  • Operating system and environment information
    • Computer type
    • Operating system type, version, and service pack or other maintenance level such as PUT or PTF
    • System hardware configuration
    • Serial numbers
    • Related software (database, application, and communication) including type, version, and service pack or maintenance level
  • Sequence of events leading to the issue
  • Commands and options that you used
  • Messages received (and the time and date that you received them)
    • Product error messages
    • Messages from the operating system, such as file system full
    • Messages from related software

Determining the product version numbers

Before contacting the BMC Customer Support team, determine which version of the product you have installed. Perform the following procedures to find out the version number of the product that is installed on the server and the agent.

To display the version number of the product currently running on the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server

  1. Open the command prompt on the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server.
  2. Run the following command: pw version

    This command returns the version number of the product installed on the server.

To display the version number of the product currently running on the 

  1.  Open the command prompt on the local agent.   
  2. Run the following command: pw version

    This command returns the version number of the product installed on the agent.

Verifying operating system and environment information

Review the Infrastructure Management System Requirements and Product Compatibility information located at in the Compatibility Matrix in the BMC TrueSight Operations Management Deployment documentation .

Verify that the required patches have been applied

BMC recommends that you install or update Infrastructure Management by using the patches listed in the technical bulletins for your version of Infrastructure Management.

JAVA Agent - Agent install requires   usr lib X11.lib.so.4

 The Agent installation requires the /usr/lib/X11.lib.so.4 file.

Ensure that the X11.lib.so.4 file exists in the /usr/lib directory.

Alternatively, you can create a symbolic link named X11.lib.so.4 that points to an arbitrary, already existing shared library.

Verify TCP control ports and Infrastructure Management ports