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The Presentation Server tssh commands provide administrators options to set or change advanced settings from the command line interface. The tssh commands are also used as troubleshooting aids.

To run the tssh commands, you must have administrative privileges on the computer where the Presentation Server is installed. Run these tssh commands from the installationDirectory\truesightpserver\bin folder.

The following table describes the tssh commands that are available.

tssh componentPerform actions on components registered with the Presentation Server.

tssh component list | sync <component ID> (SYNC_MOMETA | SYNC_MOS | SYNC_GROUPS | SYNC_DEVICES) | initialize <component DNS name>


tssh component list - Displays the component ID, component name, and connection status of components registered with the Presentation Server.

tssh component sync 1 <option> - Syncs the component with component ID 1. Options are:

SYNC_MOMETA - syncs the MO meta information

SYNC_MOS - syncs the MO information

SYNC_GROUPS - syncs the groups

SYNC_DEVICES - syncs the devices

tssh component initialize - Initializes the component with DNS name

tssh componenttype

Add or update custom components to the Presentation Server.

Note: If you have configured the Presentation Server for high availability, add or update components on both servers.

tssh componenttype add | update <component zip file path>


tssh componenttype add c:\compo\ - Adds a component abc whose zip file is in the specified path.

tssh databaseBack up the Presentation Server database and configure backup settings.See Backing up the Presentation Server database.
tssh deviceDelete stale devices .

tssh device delete all | <device DNS name>


tssh device delete all - Deletes all stale devices from the Presentation Server.

tssh drConfigure the recovery Presentation Server in a disaster recovery environment.See Configuring a disaster-recovery system for Presentation Server
tssh dumpArchive a snapshot of the Presentation Server and restore the snapshot.See Archiving the Presentation Server files.
tssh eventClean up events in the Presentation Server.See Events are not cleaned up in the Presentation Server
tssh haConfigure the Presentation Server in High Availability (HA) mode.See High availability deployment for TrueSight Presentation Server
tssh listLists the tssh commands that are available.tssh list
tssh loggerEnable debug logging for some or all loggers in the Presentation Server.See Enabling logging of the Presentation Server.
tssh pluginAdd plugin-related REST configuration to the Presentation Server REST registry.See TrueSight Capacity Optimization Capacity Pools are not listed in the TrueSight console.
tssh processStart, stop, and view the status of the Presentation Server processes.

tssh process start | stop | status (database | indexserver | CSR)


tssh process status database - Displays the status of the Presentation Server database.

tssh propertiesSet, view, and reload the Presentation Server properties.

tssh properties list | reload | set <property name> <property value>


tssh properties list - Displays the list of properties with the current values.

tssh properties reload - Reloads the properties. Use this command after you update the values of properties.

tssh properties set cmdb_user_name cmdbuser - Sets the cmdb_user_name property value to cmdbuser.

tssh serverStart, stop, and list the version and status of the Presentation Server.

tssh server start | stop | version | status


tssh server start - Starts all the Presentation Server services.

tssh server stop - Stops all the Presentation Server services.

tssh server version - Lists the Presentation Server version and build number.

tssh server status - Lists the status of the database, index server, and core server processes of the Presentation Server.

tssh service(Linux only) Register the Presentation Server for non-root users.

tssh service register <non-root User> - Registers the BMCTSPSSvc service under the /etc/init.d folder.

tssh service deregister <non-root User> - Deregisters and removes the BMCTSPSSvc service from the /etc/init.d folder.

For more information, see  Post-Installation tasks on Linux

tssh servicelogonConfigure the Presentation Server to run as a Network Service user.See Configuring TrueSight Operations Management components to run as a Network Service user

Related topics

Configuring and managing the Presentation Server



  1. tssh componenttype - what is a "custom component"?

    1. Hello Patrick,

      Any component that is not listed by default in the Add component drop-down box can be considered a custom component. You can create your own component and then add it to the Presentation Server through this option.

  2. Hello Sanjay

    Can you give us an example for a custom component? What could it be?




    1. Hello Patrick,

      An example would be the Capacity Optimization component.

      The details are documented at

      Hope this helps.