Important

   

This space contains documentation for TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.03 and the later service packs for 8.9. For earlier releases, see BMC Server Automation 8.9.

Distributing configuration objects

Before you use the TrueSight Server Automation Console to manage a virtual environment, you must distribute the appropriate configuration objects to the target platform as described in this topic.

To run the Distribute Configuration Objects Job

  1. From within the TrueSight Server Automation Console, navigate to the Servers folder.
  2. Select a server, frame, or vCenter on which you want to create your Distribute Configuration Objects Job.
  3. Right-click the server and select New > Administration Task > Distribute Configuration Objects. This starts the job wizard.
  4. Provide a name for the job and click Next.
  5. On the Selected Configuration Objects panel, in the Available Configuration Objects section, expand the Global Configuration Objects list.
  6. Select the configuration object appropriate for your virtualization platform, as listed in the following table, and add it to the Selected Configuration Objects section.

    Platform

    Select

    VMware vSphere

    VMware vCenter Server <version>

    Solaris

    Global Zone <version>

    IBM PowerVM

    IBM Configuration <version>

    Hyper-V

    Microsoft VMM <version>

    Citrix XenServer

    Citrix XenServer <version>

    RHEV

    RHEV Manager <version>


    where <version> represents the version number of the Configuration Object, for example, v86,000,000 for version 8.6.

  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Targets panel, select the appropriate target server for your platform.

    Platform

    Select

    VMware vSphere

    Windows agent installed on the vCenter host (for agent-based server) or the enrolled agentless managed object for the vCenter server

    Solaris

    Solaris agent installed on the global zone

    IBM PowerVM

    IBM frame which is enrolled as an agentless managed object

    Hyperv

    Windows x64 agent on the VMM server

    Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

    For RHEV Manager, the Linux server running the RHEV Manager

    Citrix XenServer

    Enrolled agentless managed object for the Citrix XenServer master server

  9. Click Finish, and execute the job.
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