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:
 
 
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MySQL Password Requirements (3.6.9 and Higher Only)
As a step toward enhanced security, the Performance Center installation prompts you to set a custom MySQL password.
The MySQL password must meet the following requirements:
  •  Excludes the user names "root" or "netqos" 
  •  Minimum length of 8 characters 
  •  Maximum length of 30 characters 
  •  Contains at least 3 of the following types of characters:
    •  Special Characters (!#&?) 
    •  Uppercase 
    •  Lowercase 
    •  Numbers (0-9) 
  •  Excludes the percentage sign (%), apostrophe ('), or quotation mark ("), asterisk (*), or the dollar sign ($)
Install 
Performance Center
Select one of the following options:
 
 
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Install from the Command Line
Use the 
Performance Center
 Setup program to install and configure the database and website.
 
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
  6. Follow the instructions in the console.
    The installation checks to see whether the partition with the MySQL data directory has enough disk space to handle storage engine upgrades. If there does not appear to be enough disk space to complete the installation successfully, exit the installer, allocate more space for the data partition, and reinstall 
    Performance Center
    .
    (3.6.8 and Higher Only) 
    As a step toward enhanced security, the Performance Center installation prompts you to set a custom MySQL password.
    The installation runs. The following Linux daemons are created and started during the installation:
    •  
      caperfcenter_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. Run the following command on all servers where you want to install CA 
    Performance Center
    :
    ./CAPerfCenterSetup.bin -r /tmp/silent.properties
  6. Follow the prompts until you get to the summary, type "quit", and press Enter.
    The silent.properties file is created in the /tmp directory.
  7. Review the 
    /tmp/silent.properties
     file.
  8. If present, confirm the values for the following variables in the silent.properties file:
    •  
      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
  9. Run the following command on all servers where you want to install CA 
    Performance Center
    :
    ./CAPerfCenterSetup.bin -i silent -f /tmp/silent.properties
    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