Installing Inventory templates

TrueSight Server Automation provides templates for Inventory report data collection. This topic describes how to download and install the templates.

To install the inventory templates

  1. Navigate to <TSSA-DWInstallationDirectory>/bsa/content_installer directory on the server where you have installed TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse

  2. Copy the file to your TrueSight Server Automation application server.

  3. Extract the zip file to a temporary location on the TrueSight Server Automation application server:

    • (Windows%temp%
    • (Linux/tmp

  4. Open the command prompt and navigate to the directory where you have extracted the files.

  5. Start the Network Shell (NSH). Run the following command:


  6. Run the blcred utility to acquire credentials. Run the command with these parameters:

    • Profile Name: Name of the profile created on TrueSight Server Automation
    • User Name: TrueSight Server Automation user
    • Password: Password for the TrueSight Server Automation user

    blcred cred -acquire

  7. Execute the following script:

    nsh load-bl-inventory-templates.nsh -v <authenticationProfileName>

    where <authenticationProfileName> is the authentication profile name for the local or remote Application Server.  
    Use this parameter if you do not want to use the default profile or there is no default profile.

  8. Verify that the script was executed successfully. See the content-install.log file in the contents_installer directory.

  9. Verify that the inventory templates are imported. Do the following:

    1. Log in to TrueSight Server Automation console.

    2. Navigate to BladeLogic\Component Templates\BladeLogic Inventory Templates and verify that the templates are present.

Where to go from here

Enabling Inventory assets

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