Installation and Deployment Best Practices

This article provides useful information about installation and deployment of .
ecuim50
This article provides useful information about installation and deployment of
ecoMeter for UIM
.
2
Download Installers and Packages
CA Unified Infrastructure Management
UIM Server 20.3, Operator Console 20.3, Infrastructure Manager
and other components can be downloaded from Nimsoft Support.
ecoMeter for UIM
The following
ecoMeter for UIM
components can be downloaded from the UIM web archive at Nimsoft Support - Archive.
  • CA ecoMeter
    Probe (ecometer_monitor.zip)
  • CA ecoMeter
    Administrator Portlet (ecometer_admin.zip)
  • CA ecoMeter
    Third-Party Libraries (ecometer_3rdpartylibs.zip)
  • CA ecoMeter
    Inventory Dashboard (ecometer_dashboards_5.02.zip)
  • Pre-Defined
    CA ecoMeter
    Templates, Calculations, Functions (ecometer_admin_resources_5.02.zip)
Installation and Deployment Order
CA Unified Infrastructure Management
Before installing
ecoMeter for UIM
, install UIM components in the following order. Supported UIM version is 20.3.
  • Database
    (Oracle, MS SQL Server, or MySQL supported up to version 5.7)
    The database can be installed manually or installed as part of the UIM installation process.
  • UIM Server
  • Operator Console
  • Infrastructure Manager
  • Robots
    Install robots on systems where
    CA ecoMeter
    Probes will be deployed to monitor data center devices.
We strongly recommend that you install the UIM and database on separate servers.
ecoMeter for UIM
Add
ecoMeter for UIM
packages to the local archive and deploy them in the following order.
  • Probes (ecometer_monitor.zip)
    Deploy
    CA ecoMeter
    Probes throughout the hub and secondary hub on robots where they will monitor data center devices.
  • Third-Party Libraries (ecometer_3rdpartylibs.zip)
  • Deploy third-party libraries along with
    CA ecoMeter
    Probes that monitor WMI, IPMI, or OPC devices.
  • Administrator Portlet (ecometer_admin.zip)
    Deploy
    CA ecoMeter
      Administrator on the same system as the Operator Console.
The following
ecoMeter for UIM
components are not deployed. They are incorporated into the product as follows:
  • Inventory Dashboard (ecometer_dashboards_5.02.zip)
    This dashboard is imported using the OC's Dashboard Designer as described in Inventory Summary Dashboard
  • Templates, Calculations, Functions (ecometer_admin_resources_5.02.zip)
    This file contains pre-defined templates, calculation, and functions that can be imported into
    CA ecoMeter
    Administrator as described in Import Preconfigured Templates.
Installation Diagram