Installing

Install
DX NetOps Performance Management
.
DX NetOps Performance Management
is a distributed application that includes multiple components across several servers. Your deployment strategy depends on the number of devices, location of these devices, and which metrics you want to monitor. The following diagram shows the installation options:
Performance Management Component Installation Options
CA Performance Management Component Installation Options
A successful
DX NetOps Performance Management
deployment includes installing the following linked components:
  • NetOps Portal
  • Data repository
  • Data aggregator
  • Data collectors
Use the following process for standard installations:
To install a low-scale system, see Install a Low-Scale System.
  1. Complete one of the following:
    • (If you are licensed to use
      DX NetOps Performance Management
      under a PLA) Configure
      DX NetOps Performance Management
      to collect and send
      DX NetOps Performance Management
      -specific usage data.
    • (If you are licensed to use
      DX NetOps Performance Management
      under a standard license that the Support site issues) Optionally configure
      DX NetOps Performance Management
      to collect and send usage data.
    By default,
    DX NetOps Performance Management
    does not collect and send usage data (the
    Opt-In
    field on the
    Edit Usage Data Sharing Settings
    dialog is set to
    No
    .
    For more information about how to configure
    DX NetOps Performance Management
    to collect and send usage data, see Configure to Send Usage Data.
  2. (Optional) Install the following:
    • If you plan to monitor software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) using
      DX NetOps Virtual Network Assurance
      , install
      DX NetOps Virtual Network Assurance
      .
      Best Practice:
      Install VNA on a separate host as the data collector.
    • If you plan to monitor the performance of non-SNMP based devices, such as mobile wireless, fiber-optic switch, radio access, and 3G or 4G voice data, using
      DX NetOps Mediation Manager
      , install
      DX NetOps Mediation Manager
      .
    • If you plan to use FIPS-compliant encryption and hashing algorithms (where applicable) for user passwords and Single Sign-On, enable FIPS-compliant encryption.