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  • HPESiteScopeSoftware Version: 11.33

    Deployment Guide

    Document Release Date: March 2017

    Software Release Date: December 2016

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  • ContentsPart 1: Introduction to SiteScope 11

    Chapter 1: SiteScopeOverview 12

    Chapter 2: SiteScope Licenses 13

    Capacity-based (OSi) LicenseModel 13

    Instant-On License 14

    License Edition 15

    License Capacity Type 16

    Importing and Upgrading Your License 17

    Upgrading the SiteScope Edition License 18

    Upgrading the License of a SiteScope for Load Testing Installation to Premium Edition 19

    Increasing the License Capacity 19

    Importing SiteScope Licenses 20

    License Expiration 21

    Downgrade to Community License 21

    Licensing Notes and Limitations 22

    SiteScope Editions Overview 22

    SiteScope Image on the Docker Hub 23

    Feature Comparison Table 23

    Monitors Not Included in Community Edition 25

    Community Edition 27

    Trial Edition 29

    Commercial Editions 29

    Premium/Ultimate Edition 30

    System Collector Edition 32

    Load Testing Edition 34

    Failover Edition 35

    SimpleMonitors Bucket 35

    Simple Bucket Monitors - License Consumption Scenarios 36

    Points-based LicenseModel 38

    Point System 39

    OS Instance Advanced License 39

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  • License Point Usage ForMonitors 41

    License Point Usage For Solution Templates 50

    Point-based LicenseModel 54

    Estimating the Number of License Points 58

    Server Health Monitoring 59

    Web Process and Content Monitoring 59

    Application PerformanceMonitoring 59

    Network Monitoring 60

    Adding SiteScope Licenses 60

    Migrate LicenseModel 61

    Important Notes on LicenseMigration 61

    LicenseMigration Scenarios 61

    Steps toMigrate to Points-based License 63

    Verify LicenseMigration 63

    LicenseMigration Troubleshooting 63

    Chapter 3: Getting Started Roadmap 65

    Chapter 4: Deployment Methodology and Planning 66

    An Enterprise SystemMonitoringMethodology 66

    Business System Infrastructure Assessment 67

    SiteScope Server Sizing 68

    Network Location and Environment 69

    Considerations forWindows Environments 69

    Considerations for Linux Environments 70

    Chapter 5: Sizing SiteScope 72

    Sizing SiteScopeOverview 72

    SiteScope Capacity Calculator 72

    SupportedMonitors and Solution Templates 74

    Sizing SiteScope onWindows Platforms 75

    Sizing SiteScope 75

    TuningMicrosoft Windows Operating System 76

    General Maintenance Recommendations 76

    Sizing SiteScope on Linux Platforms 77

    Tuning the Operating System 77

    Tuning the Java Virtual Machine 78

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  • General Maintenance Recommendations 79

    Troubleshooting and Limitations 80

    Chapter 6: Understanding Agentless Monitoring 82

    SiteScopeMonitoring Capabilities Overview 82

    Understanding the Agentless Monitoring Environment 83

    SiteScopeMonitoringMethods 83

    Firewalls and SiteScope Deployment 84

    Monitor Permissions and Credentials 85

    Part 2: Before Installing SiteScope 86Chapter 7: Installation Overview 87

    Chapter 8: Installation Requirements 88

    System Requirements 88

    System Hardware Requirements 89

    Certified Configurations 89

    Server System Requirements forWindows 90

    Server System Requirements for Linux 90

    Client System Requirements 92

    SiteScope Capacity Limitations 94

    SiteScope Support Matrices 94

    Application PerformanceManagement Integration Support Matrix 94

    Operations Manager (HPOM) Integration Support Matrix 95

    Operations Agent Support Matrix 96

    SiteScope for Load Testing Support Matrix 96

    Network NodeManager i (NNMi) Support Matrix 97

    Chapter 9: Upgrading SiteScope 98

    Before Performing the Upgrade 98

    Migrating from 32-Bit to 64-Bit SiteScope 100

    Upgrading an Existing SiteScope Installation 101

    Backing Up SiteScope Configuration Data 102

    Importing Configuration Data 103

    Upgrading from SiteScope 10.x to SiteScope 11.13 or 11.24 103

    Upgrading SiteScope 11.13 or 11.24 to SiteScope 11.3x 105

    Troubleshooting and Limitations 107

    Part 3: Installing SiteScope 111

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  • Chapter 10: InstallationWorkflow 112

    Installation Version Types 112

    Installation Flow 113

    Installation Prerequisites - Linux 116

    Installing Dependencies on anOracle Enterprise Linux 6.0, 6.1 Environment 117

    Installation Prerequisites - CentOS 6.2 118

    Installing SiteScope on an Cloud Services Instance Running on CentOS 6.2 118

    Troubleshooting and Limitations 120

    Chapter 11: Installing Using the InstallationWizard 122

    Installing SiteScope Using the InstallationWizard on aMachineWithout X11 Server 136

    Chapter 12: Installing on Linux Using ConsoleMode 138

    Chapter 13: Installing SiteScope in Silent Mode 146

    About Installing SiteScope in Silent Mode 146

    Running a Silent Installation 147

    Uninstalling SiteScope in Silent Mode 147

    Chapter 14: Using the SiteScope Configuration Tool 149

    Running the Configuration Tool onWindows Platforms 149

    Running the Configuration Tool on Linux Platforms 155

    Running the Configuration Tool Using ConsoleMode 159

    Running the Configuration Tool in Silent Mode 165

    Running Silent Configuration 166

    Chapter 15: Uninstalling SiteScope 168

    Uninstalling SiteScope on aWindows Platform 168

    Uninstalling SiteScope on a Linux Platform 169

    Part 4: Running SiteScope Securely 173Chapter 16: Hardening the SiteScope Platform 174

    Overview 174

    Setting SiteScope User Preferences 174

    Password Encryption 175

    Using Transport Layer Security (TLS) to Access SiteScope 175

    Smart Card Authentication 175

    CommonCriteria Certification 176

    FIPS 140-2 Compliancy 177

    Encrypt Data Using a Custom Key 177

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