Installing

The installation process requires you to complete your planning activities before starting the pre-installation, installation, and post-installation tasks. The installation flow diagram and the process table enable you to install the products smoothly.

Installation process — At a glance

 

Installation process

Step 1: Complete the planning activities

As an administrator, use this information to plan a new deployment of TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation.

DescriptionProcedure

Planning activities include reviewing the system requirements for your environment and installing the databases.

Planning

Step 2: Prepare for installation

Complete the pre-installation tasks to ensure a successful installation.

DescriptionProcedure

Complete the pre-installation tasks and download the installation files.

Step 3: Install TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse

TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse acts as the data warehouse for your data-center servers that are managed by BMC.

DescriptionProcedure

You can install TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse on Windows or UNIX operating systems. Both these options are available in wizard-based and silent modes.

Based on the selection, choose the applicable procedure.

Install using one of these options

Step 4: Install Content Pack

The Content Pack provides the templates and models for the reports.

DescriptionProcedure

The Content Pack can be installed for all the platforms supported for TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse.

Installing the Content Pack

Step 5: Install TrueSight Smart Reporting

TrueSight Smart Reporting provides the framework to generate and publish reports with a drag-and-drop action.

DescriptionProcedure

TrueSight Smart Reporting can be installed with one of these databases:

  • PostgreSQL
  • Oracle
  • SQL Server

Based on the database, choose the applicable procedure.

Install using one of these options

Step 6: Complete the post-installation activities

Complete the post-installation activity to use the reporting capabilities.

DescriptionProcedure

Post-installation activities include configuring TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse by using the console, running ETL, adding TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse as a component in the TrueSight Smart Reporting.

What next?

BMC releases periodic product updates through feature packs and fix packs. Check the Release notes and notices section for the latest product updates and apply the ones relevant to your environment.

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