Veritas™ Operations Manager Management Server 6.0 Installation and Configuration Guide

Article:DOC6776  |  Created: 2013-10-15  |  Updated: 2014-07-30  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6776
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Veritas™ Operations Manager Management Server 6.0 Installation and Configuration Guide

Contents

I. Installing and configuring Veritas Operations Manager
1. Planning your Veritas Operations Manager installation
About Veritas Operations Manager
Downloading Veritas Operations Manager 6.0
Using the product documentation
Host considerations for installing Veritas Operations Manager
Typical Veritas Operations Manager deployment configuration
Veritas Operations Manager 6.0 installation overview
Choosing a Management Server host
Choosing the managed hosts
2. System requirements
Operating system requirements
Third-party required libraries
System resource requirements
Supported hardware
Web browser requirements
Network and firewall requirements
3. Installing, upgrading, and uninstalling Veritas Operations Manager
Packages included in Veritas Operations Manager
About installing Management Server
Verifying Management Server installation on Linux
Verifying Management Server installation on Windows
Configuring Veritas Operations Manager on Linux and Windows
About installing managed host
Installing managed host through Solaris JumpStart
Verifying managed host installation on UNIX
Verifying host management installation on Windows
About upgrading Management Server
About backing up and restoring Veritas Operations Manager data
About upgrading managed hosts to Veritas Operations Manager 6.0
Verifying the version of Management Server in the console
Verifying the version of a managed host in the console
Uninstalling Management Server on Linux
Uninstalling Management Server on Windows
Uninstalling managed host on UNIX
Uninstalling host management on Windows
4. Configuring Veritas Operations Manager in a high availability and disaster recovery environment
Configuring Veritas Operations Manager in high availability environment
Configuring Veritas Operations Manager in disaster recovery environment
Configuring Veritas Operations Manager in high availability and disaster recovery environment
About upgrading the high availability configurations
About upgrading the high availability and disaster recovery configurations
Removing the high availability configuration
5. Installing and uninstalling Veritas Operations Manager add-ons
About deploying Veritas Operations Manager add-ons
Downloading a Veritas Operations Manager add-on
Uploading a Veritas Operations Manager add-on to the repository
Installing a Veritas Operations Manager add-on
Uninstalling a Veritas Operations Manager add-on
Removing a Veritas Operations Manager add-on from the repository
Canceling deployment request for a Veritas Operations Manager add-on
Installing a Veritas Operations Manager add-on on a specific managed host
Uninstalling a Veritas Operations Manager add-on from a specific managed host
Enabling a Veritas Operations Manager add-on on a specific managed host
Disabling a Veritas Operations Manager add-on from a specific managed host
Refreshing the repository
Restarting the web server
II. Setting up the Management Server environment
6. Basic Veritas Operations Manager tasks
About the communication between the managed hosts and Management Server
Connecting to Veritas Operations Manager Management Server
Stopping and starting the Web application
About the Management Server perspective
7. Adding and managing hosts
Overview of host discovery
Overview of agentless discovery
Adding the managed hosts to Management Server using an agent configuration
Adding the managed hosts to Management Server using an agentless configuration
Adding managed hosts to Management Server using the Auto Configure (gendeploy.pl) script
Editing the agentless host configuration
Refreshing the details of the managed host
Removing managed hosts from the Management Server domain
8. Setting up user access
About managing authentication brokers and authentication domains in the Veritas Operations Manager domain
Configuring Lightweight Directory Access Protocol or Active Directory-based authentication on Management Server
Unconfiguring Lightweight Directory Access Protocol or Active Directory configuration from the authentication broker
About predefined roles in Veritas Operations Manager
About Organizations, objects, and roles in Veritas Operations Manager
Assigning permissions to user groups for a perspective
Modifying permissions assigned to user groups for a perspective
Deleting permissions assigned to user groups on a perspective
Restricting users or user groups from accessing the Veritas Operations Manager console
Example: Managing user access in Veritas Operations Manager using Organizations and existing user groups
9. Setting up fault monitoring
About alerts and rules
Creating rules in the Management Server perspective
Editing rules in the Management Server perspective
Deleting rules in the Management Server perspective
Enabling rules in the Management Server perspective
Disabling rules in the Management Server perspective
About faults and risks
Suppressing faults in the Management Server perspective
Restoring a suppressed fault in the Management Server perspective
Suppressing a fault definition in the Management Server perspective
Restoring a suppressed fault definition in the Management Server perspective
10. Setting up virtualization environment discovery
About the virtualization technologies supported
About Control Hosts in Veritas Operations Manager
Requirements for discovering vCenter and ESX servers using Veritas Operations Manager
About near real-time (NRT) update of virtual machine states
Setting-up near real-time (NRT) update of virtual machine states
Requirements for discovering the Solaris zones
Requirements for discovering Solaris Logical domains
Requirements for discovering logical partitions
Requirements for Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization discovery
Requirements for Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualization discovery
Configuring the virtualization discovery
Editing a virtualization discovery configuration
Refreshing a virtualization discovery configuration
Removing a virtualization discovery configuration
Configuring performance metering for a VMware vCenter server
Disable performance metering for a VMware vCenter server
11. Deploying hot fixes, packages, and patches
About deploying Veritas Operations Manager hot fixes
About deploying maintenance release packages and patches
About deploying base release packages
Downloading a hot fix, package, or patch
Uploading a Veritas Operations Manager hot fix or package to the repository
Installing a Veritas Operations Manager hot fix, package, or patch
Uninstalling a Veritas Operations Manager hot fix
Removing a hot fix, package, or patch from the repository
Canceling deployment request for a hot fix, package, or patch
Installing a Veritas Operations Manager hot fix on a specific managed host
Uninstalling a Veritas Operations Manager hot fix from a specific managed host
12. Configuring Management Server settings
Configuring the Management Server settings
Configuring SMTP settings for email notifications
Configuring SNMP trap settings for alert notifications
Configuring the proxy server settings
Enabling the analytics gathering on Management Server
Setting the period for retaining the alert and the task logs in the database
Configuring Web server settings
Setting the generation time for subscribed reports
Configuring advance authorization settings
Enabling or disabling policy signatures for the data center
13. Setting up extended attributes
About using extended attributes
Adding an extended attribute
Modifying an extended attribute
Deleting an extended attribute
14. Downloading price tier information from SORT
About assigning price tiers to hosts
About updating the price tier information on Management Server
Updating the price tier information automatically on Management Server
Updating the price tier information manually on Management Server
15. Viewing information on the Management Server environment
Viewing the details of an add-on, hot fix, package, or patch on SORT website
Viewing the hosts configured in the Management Server domain
Viewing the details of the authentication broker and the domains associated with the broker
Viewing faults in the Management Server perspective
Viewing the faults definitions
Viewing details of alert logs
Viewing the details of rules
Viewing the details of active users logged in to Management Server
Viewing the Management Server settings
Viewing the list of extended attributes
Viewing audit information for Management Server
Viewing task information for the data center
Viewing or exporting a list of available policy signatures
A. Troubleshooting
Management Server (MS)
Veritas Operations Manager processes running on Management Server for Linux
Commands to start and stop the Veritas Operations Manager processes on Management Server on Windows
Commands to start and stop the Veritas Operations Manager processes on Management Server on Linux
Veritas Operations Manager services running on Management Server for Windows
Management Server log file locations (Linux)
Management Server log file locations (Windows)
Management Server database configuration and upgrade logs
Windows Installer log file
Managed host (MH)
Veritas Operations Manager processes running on managed host on Unix/Linux
Commands to start and stop Veritas Operations Manager processes on managed host on UNIX/Linux
Veritas Operations Manager services running on managed host on Windows
Managed host log files
Gathering information for troubleshooting

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