Install Device Packs in DX NetOps Mediation Manager for Performance Management

A device pack for  for Performance Management comprises of Engine, CAPM Presenter, Certification, and Views. Install these components to pull data from devices.
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A device pack for
DX NetOps
for Performance Management comprises of Engine, CAPM Presenter, Certification, and Views. Install these components to pull data from devices.
This article contains the following topics:
Prerequisites
Before you install device packs, confirm whether the following packages are installed:
  • FTP or SFTP on the device server
  • CA Performance Center
  • Data Aggregator
  • Data Collector
For information about installing CA Performance Center and Data Aggregator, see the respective installation documents.
Install Device Packs in DX NetOps Mediation Manager for Performance Management 2.3.4 and later
You can install a device pack in
DX NetOps
for Performance Management 2.3.4 and later through the
DX NetOps
Web UI.
Follow these steps:
  1. Launch the
    DX NetOps
    Web UI:
    http://<
    PrimaryMCMachineIP
    >:<
    web-port
    >
    Where <
    web-port
    > is the port number that is configured during the
    DX NetOps
    Installation and <
    PrimaryMCMachine IP
    > is the IP address or hostname of the primary MultiController system.
  2. Type the login credentials.
    Confirm that the working environment is CA Performance Management.
  3. Click the Device Packs node and select Install.
  4. The Device Pack Selection dialog appears.
  5. Perform one of the following steps:
    • If the device pack to install is in the Device Pack repository that is shipped with the current release of DX NetOps Mediation Manager, select Device Pack Repository.
    • If the device pack to install is in the local system, click Browse and locate the device pack.
  6. Select a device pack and click Next.
    Cert and Views of the selected device pack are deployed and the dialog to configure CAPM Presenter appears.
  7. Specify the LocalController destination from the drop-down.
  8. Provide the parameters in Global External Variables and Component Configuration.
    - The PRESENTER_ID of the Engine must match with the COMPONENT_ID of the CAPM Presenter.
    - To update the text in COMPONENT ID, append text or numeral with underscore. Do not modify the existing text in COMPONENT ID.
    If you already installed a CAPM Presenter, you can skip the CAPM Presenter installation by clearing the check box at the top of the dialog. For more information about specific Device Pack configuration files, see the corresponding Engine readme file by selecting ReadMe from the Web UI.
    The polling time is defined in the fields, such as PERFORMANCE_POLL_RATE and INVENTORY_POLL_RATE.
    Format: Crontab format in which the time is specified in the seconds-minutes-hour order.
    Examples:
    */30 * * specifies that polling occurs every 30 seconds.
    * 5 * specifies that polling occurs at the fifth minute after an hour.
    0 0 2,14 specifies that polling occurs at 2 A.M and 2 P.M.
    - - - specifies that no polling is scheduled.
  9. Provide the following parameters for tmp, logbase, and local in Cleanup Configuration to clean the files in the tmp, logbase, and local directories and click Next:
    expire
    Specifies the time after which the file is deleted.
        Format:
    <
    number
    ><s/m/h/d/y>
    Where, s = second, m = month, h = hour, d = number of days, y = number of years
        Examples:
    6s, 4m, 2h, 10d, or 1y
    match
    Specifies the matching string to be searched.
        Example:
    *.file
    achivePrefix
    Specifies the prefix for the archived file.
    achiveSuffix
    Specifies the suffix for the archived file.
  10. Provide the parameters for Engine and click Finish.
    CAPM Presenter and Engine are deployed.