Installing Report Engine with Oracle

Where you are in the Installation process:

StepTask
1Complete the planning activities.
2Prepare for TrueSight Smart Reporting installation.
3Install TrueSight Smart Reporting.
4

Install the Truesight Operations Management Report Engine. (You are here)

5

Complete the post-installation activity.

You can install the Report Engine on a single computer or on multiple computers.

To install the Report Engine on a single computer

  1. Log in as an administrator (Windows) or a root user (Linux) to the computer where you want to install Report Engine.

    Note

    On Linux, ensure that you have installed the nss-softokn-freebl-3.12.9-11.el6.i686 & glibc-2.12-1.47.el6.i686.rpm package.

  2. (Optional) If you want to change the default AES encryption size of the Report Engine to 128-bit, set the following environment variable:

    AES_ENCRYPTION_KEY_SIZE=128

  3. Extract the downloaded files to your temporary directory.
  4. (Linux) Set the DISPLAY environment variable to ensure that the wizard-based installer launches the screens appropriately.
    export DISPLAY=<IP address of the host computer>:0.0

  5. Navigate to the Reports/ReportEngine/platform folder, where platform is Linux or Windows.

    • For Windows, double-click ReportEngine<version>_buildnumber.exe.
    • For Linux, at the command line, run the following command:
      ReportEngine11.3.01.bin

      Notes

      • If there is not enough space in the temporary directory, the system prompts you to select an alternate directory. On UNIX-based computers, you can set the IATEMPDIR environment variable to an alternate directory that has enough space.

      • For Linux installations, the installation file supports only the graphical user interface (GUI) mode. There is no support for the console or silent mode installation methods.

  6. Review the Welcome page, and click Next.
  7. Review the licence agreement, agree to the terms, and click Next.
  8. Select TrueSight Operations Management Report Engine Installation, and click Next.
    Selecting this option installs the Report Engine and configures the TrueSight Smart Reporting details on the Report Engine.
  9. Select one of the following databases, and click Next:
    • Oracle Standard Edition
    • Oracle Enterprise Edition. Select this option if you have the Oracle Enterprise Edition without partitioning.
  10. Enter the following database details, and click Next.
    • The fully-qualified database name, and its port number. The default port number is 1521.
    • The database SID or service name.
    • The database user name and password for the Report Engine.
  11. Select the time zone of the computer where you are installing the Report Engine, and click Next.
  12. Specify the directory for the Report Engine installation, and click Next.
  13. Enter the following TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server details, and click Next.

    • The host name, protocol, and port number of the TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server. 
      The default protocol is HTTPS.
      The default port is 443.
    • The user name and password for the TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server user.
      The user must have Super Admin privileges.
  14. Review the details and select Enable Event and Impact reporting option, and click Next.
    If you do not select this option, you must configure the TrueSight Infrastructure Management cells for event and impact reporting by  configuring TrueSight Infrastructure Management cells Open link .

  15. Provide the Report Engine details, and click Next.
  16. Review the details, and click Install.
  17. Click Done to exit the installation wizard.

To install the Report Engine on subsequent computers

You can install multiple Report Engines on the same database. While installing multiple Report Engines, you must install them one after another, and not simultaneously.

After the first Report Engine installation, subsequent Report Engines use the same tablespace and database user.

To install multiple Report Engines, do the following for each Report Engine one by one:

  1. Depending on your operating system, perform one of the following tasks: 

    • (Windows) Run the \Reports\ReportEngine\ReportEngine11.3.01.exe file
    • (Linux) Run the  ReportEngine11.3.01.bin command from the \Reports\ReportEngine folder
  2. Follow the instructions on the wizard pages. When prompted, enter the following information:

    • Database connection information.
      Default port number is 1521.
      Details of the database user that you created are required.

      Note

      The Time Zone selection page is not displayed when you install subsequent instances of the Report Engine.

    • Directory where you want to install the product.
    • The TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server registration details.
    • The TrueSight Smart Reporting server and user details
  3. In the Installation Preview page, click  Install. The installer begins the installation process.
  4. Click Done to exit the installation wizard.

Next step in the Installation process

Now that you have successfully installed the Report Engine, complete the post-installation task.

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