Update Performance Center Website Settings

The Single Sign-On Configuration Tool lets you change the default settings for the npc website and web service.
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The Single Sign-On Configuration Tool lets you change the default settings for the
CA Performance Center
website and web service. For example, you can specify a different host or port number for the
CA Performance Center
web service. These settings instruct the Single Sign-On application how to connect to
CA Performance Center
.
Follow these steps:
  1. Log in to the
    CA Performance Center
    host as root or with the
    sudo
    command.
  2. Launch the Single Sign-On Configuration Tool by running the
    ./SsoConfig
    command in the
    InstallDirectory
    /PerformanceCenter
    directory.
    /opt/CA
    is the default installation directory.
    You are prompted to select an option. The available options correspond to CA applications running on the local server.
  3. Use the following commands as needed while you are selecting settings:
    • q (quit)
    • b (go back to the previous menu)
    • u (update)
    • r (reset)
  4. Enter 1 to configure
    CA Performance Center
    .
    You are prompted to select a configuration option.
  5. Enter 3 for
    CA Performance Center
    .
    You are prompted to specify the priority.
    The Priority parameter only applies to
    CA Performance Center
    .
  6. Enter one of the following options:
    • 1. Remote Value
      These settings are propagated to all other CA products and data sources that are registered to this instance of
      CA Performance Center
      . This includes the Event Manager in
      CA Performance Center
      , which embeds the URL of
      CA Performance Center
      .
      CA Performance Center
      uses Remote Value settings only if a corresponding Local Override value is not present.
    • 2. Local Override
      Overrides a setting on this
      CA Performance Center
      instance, which does not propagate to other CA products and data sources (including Event Manager) registered to this instance of
      CA Performance Center
      . Local Override takes precedence over both the Remote Value and default settings.
    You are prompted to select a property to configure.
    Configure the scheme or port using Remote Value to include the correct CAPC URL in threshold event email messages.
  7. Enter one or more of the following properties. When prompted, enter u to update the value and supply a new value:
    • 1. Web Service Scheme
      Specifies the URL scheme for Device Manager service.
    • 2. Web Service Host
      Specifies the URL host for the Device Manager service.
      OpenAPI SSO Authentication must be able to access
      CA Performance Center
      console and SSO ports. If these ports are blocked for the listed hostname or IP address, use a specified hostname or IP address with access to console and SSO ports.
    • 3. Web Service Port
      Specifies the URL port for the Device Manager service.
    • 4. Web Service Inventory
      Specifies the URL path for the Device Manager inventory web service (version 1).
    • 5. Web Service Data Source Admin
      Specifies the URL path for the Device Manager data source web service.
    • 6. Web Site Scheme
      Specifies the URL scheme for all access to the
      CA Performance Center
      website. If you have set up HTTPS, use https.
    • 7. Web Site Host
      Specifies the URL host for all access to the
      CA Performance Center
      website.
      To use a specified hostname in emails instead of the IP address for the
      CA Performance Center
      host, set the Remote Value to that hostname.
    • 8. Web Site Port
      Specifies the URL port for all access to the
      CA Performance Center
      website.
    • 9. Web Site Path
      Specifies the URL path for all access to the
      CA Performance Center
      website.
    • 10. SMTP Enabled
      Specifies whether the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is enabled to allow
      CA Performance Center
      operators to email reports and event notifications.
      Default
      : Disabled
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 11. SMTP Server Address
      Is the IP address of the SMTP server.
      Default
      : Disabled
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 12. SMTP Ports:
      Specifies the port to use for SMTP requests.
      Default
      : Port 25
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 13. SMTP SSL
      Specifies whether to use SSL encryption when sending email from
      CA Performance Center
      or other CA data source products. Verify that SSL has been properly set up on your system before you enable this option.
      Default
      : Disabled
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 14. Email Reply Address
      Specifies the return address to use for email messages that are generated by
      CA Performance Center
      . Enter u to update the value, and supply an email address. Use the format [email protected]
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 15. Email Format
      Specifies the format to use for email messages that are sent by
      CA Performance Center
      . Enter u to update the value, and supply either HTML or text.
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 16. SMTP Username
      Specifies a username to use when the email server challenges an SMTP request. Supply a username, or supply an empty string to disable client-side authentication.
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 17. SMTP Password
      Specifies a username to use when the email server challenges an SMTP request. Supply any valid password. The SMTP Username parameter is required.
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 18. Web Service Inventory (Version 2) (Local Override)
      Specifies the URL path for the Device Manager inventory web service (version 2).
    • 19. SMTP Authentication (Local Override)
      Specifies whether to use authentication when sending email from CA products.
      We recommend that you update SMTP settings on the Email Server Settings page. For more information, see Set the Email Server.
    • 20. Allow
      CA Performance Center
      in a frame (Local Override)
      Determines whether
      CA Performance Center
      is allowed to display within a frame in a web page.
      Default:
      Enabled
  8. Enter b when you have finished changing the default settings.
    You return to the previous set of options.
  9. Enter b again to go back to the first set of options.
  10. Enter q to quit.
    The Single Sign-On Configuration Tool closes.
    CA Performance Center
    directs all users to the Single Sign-On website using the new values that you supplied.