Install Performance Center

Once you have met the requirements to install npc, complete the installation as follows:
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Once you have met the requirements to install
Performance Center
, complete the installation as follows:
2
Install
Performance Center
Select one of the following options:
3
Install from the Command Line
Use the
Performance Center
Setup program to install and configure the database and website.
The following video shows the installation process:

If you launch the
Performance Center
installer from a secure shell or console and you are not running an X Window System, the installer launches in console mode.
Follow these steps:
  1. Log in to the
    Performance Center
    host as the root or the sudo user.
  2. Copy the CAPerfCenterSetup.bin file to the /tmp directory.
    Verify that your /tmp location has at least 4 GB of space available.
  3. Change to the /tmp directory:
    cd /tmp
  4. Change the permissions for the installation file:
     chmod +x CAPerfCenterSetup.bin 
  5. Run the installation file:
     ./CAPerfCenterSetup.bin -i console
    For environments that support a GUI, remove the following argument to run the installation in GUI mode:
    -i console
  6. Follow the instructions in the console.
    The installation runs. The following Linux daemons are created and started during the installation:
    • caperfenter_console
      The console daemon. Uses port 8181.
    • caperfcenter_devicemanager
      The Device Manager daemon. Uses port 8481.
    • caperfcenter_eventmanager
      The Event Manager daemon. Uses port 8281.
    • caperfcenter_sso
      The Single Sign-On daemon. Uses port 8381.
    • mysql
      The database daemon. Uses port 3306.
    When the installation has completed, a message states that the program has been installed successfully.
Install in Silent Mode
To install CA
Performance Center
without entering user inputs, install the component in silent mode.
Follow these steps:
  1. Log in to the
    Performance Center
    host as the root or the sudo user.
  2. Copy the CAPerfCenterSetup.bin file to the /tmp directory.
    Verify that your /tmp location has at least 4 GB of space available.
  3. Change to the /tmp directory:
    cd /tmp
  4. Change the permissions for the installation file:
     chmod +x CAPerfCenterSetup.bin 
  5. Use a text editor to create a response file. Edit the values for the following variables as needed:
    • USER_INSTALL_DIR
      Designates the directory where the application is installed.
      Default
      : /opt/CA
    • MYSQL_DATA_FOLDER
      Designates the location for the MySQL data directory.
      Default
      : /opt/CA/MySql/data
    • MYSQL_TEMP_FOLDER
      Designates the location for the directory to store MySQL temporary files.
      Default
      : /opt/CA/MySql/tmp
  6. Save and close the file.
  7. Run the following command on all servers where you want to install CA
    Performance Center
    :
    ./CAPerfCenterSetup.bin -i silent -f installer.response
    The installation begins.
    An empty prompt indicates that components have been installed.
Verify the Installation
CA
Performance Center
requires the following Linux daemons:
service_name
Description
mysql
Database process
caperfcenter_devicemanager
Device Manager process
caperfcenter_console
CA
Performance Center
console process
caperfcenter_sso
Single Sign-On process
caperfcenter_eventmanager
Event Manager process
After a successful installation, all the services in this table are running. Check the status of a daemon by issuing the following command:
service
service_name
status
Access
Performance Center
at the following URL:
http://
PC_host
:8181/pc/desktop/page
  • PC_host
    is the hostname or IP address of the
    Performance Center
    host.
    8181 is the default port. If you specified a different port during the installation, use the custom port number.
If the
Performance Center
login screen appears, Performance center has installed successfully.
(Optional) Review Log Files
The following log files help you track events that occur during the installation:
Installation Errors and Configuration Events
/opt/CA/PerformanceCenter/InstallLogs
During the installation, a history file that indicates the installed version is generated in this directory.
Device Manager Daemon
/opt/CA/PerformanceCenter/DM/logs
Website and Console Errors
/opt/CA/PerformanceCenter/PC/logs
MySQL Database Errors
/opt/CA/MySql/data/<hostname>.err
Event Manager (Other Events)
/opt/CA/PerformanceCenter/EM/logs
User Authentication (Single Sign-On)
/opt/CA/PerformanceCenter/sso/logs
(Optional) Install Support for Non-English Fonts
CA
Performance Center
and its data sources support multiple languages. The administrator can select a preferred language for each unique product operator. Language packs take advantage of operating system support for localized environments.
CA
Performance Center
reporting and export options are already available for the following fonts:
  • Arial
  • Arial Unicode MS
  • Liberation Sans
  • Sans
  • Meiryo UI
  • AR PL ShanHeiSun Uni
  • SimSun
  • Sazanami Mincho
  • AR PL ZenKai Uni
  • Baekmuk Batang
Product operators with some language preferences may not be able to view dashboard data in reports by default. To support these language preferences, install the fonts on the
Performance Center
host. Follow the standard instructions for installing fonts on your operating system.
Follow these steps:
  1. Log in to the
    Performance Center
    host.
  2. Open the Linux package manager:
    pirut
  3. Select Languages from the left side of the list on the Browse tab.
  4. Select the languages to install from the right side of the list.
  5. Click Apply.
    The selected languages are installed.