HP Version Control 7.3 Installation Guide
Abstract
This guide provides information about installing and getting started for the HP VCA and HP VCRM. It includes an introduction
to basic concepts, definitions, and functionality associated with the HP VCA and HP VCRM. This document is intended for
anyone who is responsible for installing and configuring HP VCA and VCRM.
HP Part Number: 381382-409
Published: December 2013
Edition: 1
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Contents
1 Product overview........................................................................................5
HP VCRM................................................................................................................................5
HP VCA..................................................................................................................................5
HP SIM integration....................................................................................................................6
Basic functions of HP VCRM and HP VCA....................................................................................6
HP VCRM...........................................................................................................................7
HP VCA..............................................................................................................................7
HP SIM...................................................................................................................................7
Security considerations..............................................................................................................7
2 Obtaining the software...............................................................................9
Obtaining HP VCA, HP VCRM, and HP SIM................................................................................9
HP VCA..............................................................................................................................9
HP VCRM...........................................................................................................................9
HP SIM...............................................................................................................................9
3 Installing the HP VCA using HP Systems Insight Manager...............................11
Pre-configuring VCA component in VCRM..................................................................................11
Deploying VCA Using the Configure or Repair Agent option........................................................12
4 Installing the HP VCA on Windows operating systems...................................13
HP VCA requirements for Windows...........................................................................................13
System requirements...........................................................................................................13
Supported hardware and software..................................................................................13
Client requirements............................................................................................................14
Hardware and software ................................................................................................14
Installation overview................................................................................................................15
Installing the HP VCA for Windows......................................................................................16
Configuring the HP VCA................................................................................................16
SSO functioning between HP VCA and HP VCRM.............................................................17
Installing the HP VCA for Windows silently................................................................................18
Installing silently using the CLI..............................................................................................18
5 Installing the HP VCA on Linux operating systems..........................................20
HP VCA requirements for Linux.................................................................................................20
System requirements...........................................................................................................20
Supported hardware and software..................................................................................20
Client requirements............................................................................................................21
Hardware and software ................................................................................................21
Installing the HP VCA for Linux.................................................................................................22
Verifying the HP VCA service is running................................................................................23
Installing the HP VCA for Linux silently.......................................................................................23
Installing VCA silently using the CLI......................................................................................23
6 Installing the HP VCA using the HP Smart Update Manager...........................24
Pre-configuring and installing the Linux and Windows HP VCA component using the HP Smart Update
Manager...............................................................................................................................24
Installing the HP VCA without pre-configuration..........................................................................24
7 Installing the HP VCRM on Windows..........................................................25
HP VCRM requirements for Windows........................................................................................25
System requirements...........................................................................................................25
Supported hardware and software .................................................................................25
Client requirements............................................................................................................27
Contents
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Hardware and software requirements...............................................................................27
Configuring Internet Explorer settings for HP SMH pre-configuration..........................................27
Installation Guidelines.............................................................................................................28
Installing the HP VCRM.......................................................................................................28
Configuration Guidelines...............................................................................................29
HP VCRM Setup - Repository Directory.............................................................................29
Repository Population - Initial Installation..........................................................................29
Configuring Automatic Update........................................................................................30
Installing the HP VCRM for Windows silently.........................................................................31
Installing silently using the CLI.........................................................................................31
8 Updating a repository...............................................................................32
Updating the repository from the HP SmartStart CD.....................................................................32
Updating the repository manually from the HP SmartStart CD.......................................................32
Updating the repository manually from the HP SmartSetup CD......................................................33
Updating the repository using the Upload a Support Pack option..................................................33
Updating the repository manually with HP Service Pack for ProLiant ISO........................................33
Updating the repository automatically.......................................................................................33
Data migration using the HP VCRM data migration option...........................................................34
Configuring the repository using VCRM CLI................................................................................35
Displaying the current VCRM settings....................................................................................35
Selecting the operating systems to download ProLiant Support Packs.........................................35
Changing the repository folder............................................................................................36
Initializing the update from the web......................................................................................36
Configuring automatic update for VCRM directory..................................................................37
9 Uninstalling the HP VCA on Windows operating systems...............................38
Uninstalling the HP VCA on Windows operating systems silently...................................................38
Uninstalling silently using the CLI..........................................................................................38
10 Uninstalling the HP VCA on Linux operating systems....................................39
11 Uninstalling the HP VCRM on Windows operating systems............................40
Uninstalling the HP VCRM on Windows operating systems silently.................................................40
Uninstalling silently using the CLI..........................................................................................40
12 Support and other resources.....................................................................41
Information to collect before contacting HP.................................................................................41
How to contact HP..................................................................................................................41
Security bulletin and alert policy for non-HP owned software components......................................41
Subscription service................................................................................................................41
Registering for software technical support and update service.......................................................41
How to use your software technical support and update service...............................................42
HP authorized resellers............................................................................................................42
New and changed information in this edition.............................................................................42
Related information.................................................................................................................43
For More Information..........................................................................................................43
Typographic conventions.........................................................................................................43
13 Documentation feedback.........................................................................45
Glossary....................................................................................................46
Index.........................................................................................................48
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Contents
1 Product overview
Today's distributed enterprise networks are some of the most complex ever constructed. As
companies deploy more business-critical applications, these networks continue to rapidly expand,
becoming more sophisticated and requiring servers that support the latest technological innovations.
In this fast-changing environment, any loss of availability translates into a loss of time and money,
and manageability has become the leading success criterion for today's highly competitive
businesses.
HP systems provide maximum uptime with minimal maintenance. HP has developed advanced
server management technologies, such as the HP Version Control Repository Manager (HP VCRM),
HP Version Control Agent (HP VCA), and HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM). The tight integration
of these advanced technologies reduces server management efforts, enabling administrators to
work issues, resolve problems, and install server software from remote locations by means of a
standard web browser.
HP VCRM
The HP VCRM is a repository that stores the software and firmware components used to support
ProLiant servers on Windows and Linux platforms. By default, the HP VCRM is installed on the HP
SIM Central Management Server, however you can specify a custom directory or server location.
You can use the HP VCRM as a central point to define software baselines and to automate the
installation and change management of HP software and firmware updates to production systems.
The HP VCRM catalogs system software and firmware that is stored where the HP VCRM is installed.
The software and firmware can be manually downloaded from
http://www.hp.com/servers/swdrivers directly to the file system, or you can use the HP VCRM to
automatically download software or manually upload software from any web client. Software is
organized into groups by function and operating system. You can view detailed information about
each piece of software by clicking the software component name. The HP VCRM also enables you
to create customized groupings of software, which can then serve as a system software baseline
for the entire managed environment or a subset of your environment.
NOTE: If you use the automatic download feature for software updates, then you must ensure
that either the HP VCA is configured and directed to the HP VCRM or the operating systems are
selected for PSP download through HP VCRM Installer GUI during installation/upgrade, web page
GUI during configuration, or through the CLI option. However, if you manually upload software
updates, then you must also manually update the HP VCRM. In this case, the HP VCA need not
point to the HP VCRM.
HP VCA
The HP VCA is an Insight Management Agents that is installed on a server to enable you to view
the HP software and firmware that is installed on that server. The HP VCA can be configured to
point to a repository being managed by the HP VCRM, enabling easy version comparison and
software update from the repository to the server on which the HP VCA is installed.
The HP VCA provides version control and system update capabilities for a single HP system. The
HP VCA determines server software status by comparing each component installed on the local
system with the set of individual components or a specified ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs
listed in the HP VCRM. You can also update individual components or multiple components by
checking the checkbox. The entire ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs can be installed by clicking
the install icon located next to the system software status icon.
The installation of single or multiple software components on an individual system can be initiated
from the HP VCA, which retrieves the software from the HP VCRM. To install multiple components
HP VCRM
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or custom baselines to one or more systems, you can use the installation options in HP SIM to install
the software from the HP VCRM.
NOTE:
You can access VCA and VCRM from the System Management Homepage (SMH).
HP SIM integration
For software versioning and updating, HP SIM relies on the HP VCRM and the HP VCA. By using
these applications, HP SIM provides a single view of the software status for all managed ProLiant
or Integrity servers, plus the capability to update software and firmware on those servers through
its powerful query and task features. Updates can be scheduled and applied to specific sets of
servers based on predetermined criteria, including applying updates only to those systems that
require an update.
To take full advantage of the software update capabilities of HP SIM, ensure that:
•
Every managed target server on the network has the HP VCA installed and is configured to
use a repository managed by the HP VCRM
•
Every repository that is to be used has the HP VCRM installed
•
You use the automatic update feature of the HP VCRM to update the configured repository
with the latest software from HP automatically
The following diagram illustrates the interaction of HP SIM with the HP VCRM and the HP VCA to
perform software updates.
Basic functions of HP VCRM and HP VCA
The HP VCRM and the HP VCA are integrated with the System Management Homepage (HP SMH),
which is the standard single-system management tool in the ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack.
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Product overview
HP SIM, also part of the ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack, uses the HP VCRM and the HP VCA
to facilitate software versioning, updates, and related tasks.
HP VCRM
The HP VCRM is designed to manage a repository containing ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs
and HP Service Pack for ProLiant as well as individual server software and firmware components.
The repository can be kept current by using the automatic update feature of the HP VCRM or by
copying software directly to the repository from the HP SmartStart CD, HP SmartSetup CD, another
repository, or the HP website.
HP VCA
The HP VCA is available for Windows and Linux operating systems. The HP VCA is an integrated
part of the HP SMH that is designed to display the available software inventory of the server on
which it is installed. The HP VCA also enables the installation, comparison, and update of server
software from a repository that is managed by the HP VCRM.
Users with administrator or operator privileges can access the HP VCA to maintain the software
inventory of the server manually. Users with user privileges can access the HP VCA but cannot
perform installation and configuration activities. The installation of components and configuration
activities are saved to a log file at the server. The HP VCA logs activities, such as software
installations, which are saved in this log. However, installations performed outside the HP VCA
do not appear in this log.
HP SIM
HP SIM is a Web-based server management application that leverages the power of the Internet
to provide Web-based systems management. When integrated with the HP VCA and the HP VCRM,
HP SIM provides a proactive, easy-to-use, automated, and cost-effective solution for managing
distributed systems and updating software on the managed systems remotely.
HP SIM transforms management of standards-based, distributed computing environments. By
enabling browser access to its components, HP SIM provides efficient management of HP and
third-party devices and groups of systems using Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP),
Desktop Management Interface (DMI), and Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), automatically
consolidating and integrating the management data and displaying the information on demand.
With HP SIM, you can monitor and manage groups of servers, clients, clusters, and networking
products anywhere, at any time, from a standard web browser.
Security considerations
Three distinct types of secure connections are employed in the version control architecture. The
following diagram illustrates the connections.
HP SIM
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All connections and data are transferred using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) communications over
HTTP. Interactive users connect using a web browser (client) application. The specific security
depends on which web application they are browsing.
HP SIM uses operating systems authentication, based on the server where it is installed. Single
sign-on enables a user that browses to the HP SIM system to follow links from that system to other
managed systems without being prompted to login again.
When the same user browses directly to a managed server, they must authenticate through the HP
SMH, using an account and password that is valid on that system.
HP SIM communicates with web applications, such as the HP VCA and the HP VCRM, using Secure
Task Execution, which is enabled by configuring the HP SMH to trust that Central Management
Server (CMS). Refer to the HP System Management Homepage Installation and Configuration
Guidefor information regarding configuring the HP SMH.
Finally, when the HP VCA communicates with a HP VCRM, it acts as a client application, and
requires the same kind of authentication information, such as an account and password, that an
interactive user needs to login to the HP SMH on which the HP VCRM is installed. The HP SMH
requires a valid operating system account and password. Refer to the HP VCA online help for more
information regarding configuring these settings for the HP VCA.
For more information regarding the HP SMH, refer to the HP System Management Homepage
Installation and Configuration Guide. For more information regarding HP SIM, refer to the HP SIM
User Guide.
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Product overview
2 Obtaining the software
This chapter provides information regarding obtaining the HP VCA, HP VCRM, and HP SIM.
Obtaining HP VCA, HP VCRM, and HP SIM
HP VCA
The HP VCA is available from the following sources:
•
HP Service Pack for ProLiant
To download the latest version of the HP Service Pack for ProLiant, go to http://www.hp.com/
go/spp/download.
•
HP SmartStart CD
For more information regarding the HP SmartStart CD, refer to the documentation included
on the HP SmartStart CD or go to http://www.hp.com/servers/manage.
•
HP Software Update CD
The HP Software Update CD provides software maintenance functionality. For more information
regarding the HP Software Update CD, refer to the documentation included on the HP Software
Update CD or go to http://www.hp.com/servers/manage.
•
HP SmartSetup CD
For more information about the HP SmartSetup CD, refer to the documentation included on
the HP SmartStart CD or go to http://www.hp.com/servers/manage.
HP VCRM
The HP VCRM is available from the following sources:
•
HP website
Go to http://www.hp.com/servers/swdrivers.
•
HP Management DVD
When web access is not available or download speeds are too slow, the HP VCRM can be
obtained from the HP Management DVD 7.20 or later. For more information about the HP
Management DVD, refer to the documentation included on the HP Management DVD or go
to http://www.hp.com/servers/manage.
•
HP Insight Management DVD
The HP VCRM can be obtained from the HP Insight Management DVD. For more information
about the HP Insight Management DVD, refer to the documentation included on the HP Insight
Management DVD, or go to http://www.hp.com/servers/manage.
HP SIM
HP SIM is available from the following sources:
•
HP website.
Go to http://www.hp.com/servers/manage.
•
HP Management DVD.
When Web access is not available or download speeds are too slow, HP SIM can be obtained
from the HP Management DVD 7.20 or later. For more information about the HP Management
Obtaining HP VCA, HP VCRM, and HP SIM
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DVD, refer to the documentation included on the HP Management DVD or go to
http://www.hp.com/servers/manage.
•
HP Insight Management DVD.
HP SIM can be obtained from the HP Insight Management DVD. For more information about
the HP Insight Management DVD, refer to the documentation included on the HP Insight
Management DVD, or go to http://www.hp.com/servers/manage.
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Obtaining the software
3 Installing the HP VCA using HP Systems Insight Manager
HP SIM is a system management software that is capable of managing a wide variety of systems,
including HP systems, clusters, desktops, workstations, and portables. You can use the Initial
Service Pack for ProLiant or the Configure or repair Agents options to deploy VCA and other
agents to all the Windows managed systems.
The Initial Service Pack for ProLiant option allows you to install an HP Service Pack for ProLiant
from a Windows Central Management Server (CMS) to a Windows managed system when you
do not have any HP Insight Management Agents, especially the HP Version Control Agent, installed.
To use this option, you should have configured the HP Version Control Repository Manager in your
network with atleast one HP Service Pack for ProLiant. Also, you must configure the VCA component
using the Configure a Component option within the VCRM Catalog option prior to installing VCA
using this option.
Pre-configuring VCA component in VCRM
1.
Access the HP Version Control Repository Manager homepage.
https://vcrm system name:2381/vcrepository
2.
Login to the System Management Homepage.
The HP Version Control Repository Manager screen appears.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Click Catalog. The VCRM Catalog page appears.
Click Configure a Component. The Component Pre-configuration page appears.
Select the VCA component from the list of configurable components and click Next. The Version
Control Agent Setup page appears.
In the Computer Name field, enter the name of the system on which the VCRM is installed.
Select one of the following options.
•
Using Username/Password
•
Using certificate
8.
To login using the Using Username/Password option, select the appropriate option and perform
the following steps:
a. In the Login Account field, enter the login account information of the System Management
Homepage of the VCRM system. If you have created an account specifically for Version
Control, use that account name.
b. In the Login Password field, enter the password for the login account on the VCRM system.
9.
To login using the Using certificate option, select the appropriate option.
NOTE: Ensure that appropriate Trust mode and Trusted Management Servers are set in the
HP VCRM SMH, in order to use the Using certificate option.
10. Enable or disable Overwrite corresponding settings of an already installed VCA when this
version is installed as an upgrade or re-installed. If not checked, the values saved here will
apply only on the initial installation of this copy of VCA software. Enable this option if you
are upgrading or reinstalling and you want to overwrite the existing VCA settings.
NOTE: This option is enabled by default. If you do not want to overwrite existing VCA
settings, you must clear this option.
11. Click Save to save the settings. Alternatively, you can click Cancel to discard the settings.
For more information on configuring a component, refer the HP Version Control Repository Manager
Online Help.
Pre-configuring VCA component in VCRM
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Deploying VCA Using the Configure or Repair Agent option
You can use the Configure or Repair Agent option to setup managed systems and simultaneously
install the VCA from Windows CMS to Windows managed systems. To use this option, select
Configure→Configure or Repair Agents in HPSIM.
NOTE: Installing VCA using the Configure or Repair Agents option is supported from HPSIM 5.2.
For more information on using this option, refer the HP SIM Online Help.
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Installing the HP VCA using HP Systems Insight Manager
4 Installing the HP VCA on Windows operating systems
HP VCA requirements for Windows
The HP VCA can be used in conjunction with HP SIM and the HP VCRM. The options must be
configured for full functionality. The installation of the HP VCA requires that you specify a certified
login with a HP VCRM. When specified, HP VCAs can determine the versions of HP software and
firmware installed on each individual system and compare the version with the latest software or
firmware and baseline definitions available in the HP VCRM. The following diagram illustrates a
logical order for the initial HP VCA installation process on a Windows operating system.
System requirements
To install the HP VCA on a Windows system, the system must meet the following minimum
requirements.
Supported hardware and software
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Supported operating systems
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2
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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 ES for 64-bit Extended Systems (Starting with the Service
Pack for ProLiant)
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Microsift Windows Server 2003 64-bit Enterprise Edition
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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based systems, 64-bit
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Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003
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Microsoft Windows Unified Data Storage Server 2003 x64 Edition
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Microsoft Windows Unified Data Storage Server 2003 x64 Edition R2
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based systems
HP VCA requirements for Windows
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•
•
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
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Microsoft Windows Server 2012
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Microsoft Windows 2008 Storage Server
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Microsoft Windows 2008 Storage Server x64
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Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Storage Server
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Microsoft Windows XP Professional, XP 32-bit and 64-bit edition
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Microsoft Windows multipoint server 2011
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Microsoft Windows Vista
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Microsoft Windows 7
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Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
Server software
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TCP/IP installed
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HP SMH installed (Starting with the Service Pack for ProLiant)
Hardware
◦
ProLiant Server
◦
Windows Integrity Servers
◦
Proliant DL980 G7 server
Disk space
◦
11 MB on the Windows SystemDrive
Note: The HP VCA installer can require up to 12 MB of additional free space on your
Windows SystemDrive to complete the installation.
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70 MB for Integrity servers
System memory
◦
256 MB of RAM for Windows Server 2003
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256 MB of RAM for Windows 2003 Server ES for 64-bit Extended Systems
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256 MB of RAM for Windows 2003 Server 64-bit Edition
Client requirements
Requirements for client access to the HP VCA are outlined.
Hardware and software
•
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Operating system
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2
◦
Microsoft Windows XP
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Installing the HP VCA on Windows operating systems
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•
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
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Microsoft Windows Server 2012
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Microsoft Windows Vista
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Microsoft Windows 7
Browser
◦
Internet Explorer 10.0
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Internet Explorer 9.0
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Internet Explorer 8.0
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Internet Explorer 7.0
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Internet Explorer 10.0
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Internet Explorer 6.0 with Service Pack 1 or later
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Firefox 3.5
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Firefox 3.6
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Firefox 7.0
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Firefox 10.0
System memory
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256 MB of RAM for Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows Server 2003
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256 MB of RAM for Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, or Microsoft
Windows Server 2008
Installation overview
1.
Verifies the presence of a previously installed version of the HP VCA or performs new installation
on systems with no previous installation or upgrades current installation on systems with existing
installation
Note: You do not need to initiate the upgrade process because the installation of the HP VCA
does it for you.
2.
3.
4.
Copies the necessary files to the correct location
Registers HP VCA
Initiates the operation of the HP VCA
The HP VCA installation executable is located in the following locations:
•
http://www.hp.com/servers/manage
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HP SmartStart CD
•
HP SmartSetup CD
•
Software Update CD
•
A repository managed by the HP VCRM that contains the latest Service Pack for ProLiant and
Windows ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs.
Installation overview
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Installing the HP VCA for Windows
The HP VCA installation wizard launches in interactive mode when the installation executable is
run from the command line or launched from Windows Explorer.
After the wizard initiates, the HP Setup dialog box appears.
If a previous version of the HP VCA is installed, the HP VCA upgrade is initiated. The HP Setup
dialog box appears and indicates the software is installed but not current. Click Install to upgrade.
If a current version of the HP VCA is installed, the HP VCA reinstall is initiated. The HP Setup dialog
box appears and indicates the software is installed and current. Click Install to reinstall over the
currently installed software.
If you have a newer version of the HP VCA installed, and you want to downgrade, uninstall the
current HP VCA, reboot the machine, and run the new installation.
Click Install. If this is the initial installation, the HP VCA Configuration dialog box appears.
Configuring the HP VCA
The HP VCA Configuration wizard appears during the initial installation of the HP VCA, and
enables you to configure the HP VCRM, which provides a reference point for available HP software.
Caution: Enter the account and provide the appropriate password for the HP VCA to download
software from the HP VCRM. Enter at least a user-level account and provide the appropriate
password for the HP VCA to provide software status by comparing the inventory with what is
available at the HP VCRM. However, user-level account access does not allow the HP VCA to
download and install software.
To configure the HP VCA's settings to use a HP VCRM to obtain software status and software
downloads:
1. In the Repository Manager Device field, enter the name of the system that hosts the HP VCRM.
You can enter an IP address or system name.
2. In the Login Account field, enter a login that has the appropriate security level for the HP SMH
on the specified system. The type of account, account name and password depend on whether
the HP SMH or Management HTTP Server is installed at the system specified in the previous
step. This account must have Operator or Administrator level at the HP VCRM system, so it is
recommended that you use a browser to verify the login account and password before entering
it.
Note: A privileged user in HP VCRM can connect to HP VCA. This user also has the permission
to download PSPs.
Note:This account is at the HP VCRM system, not the HP VCA system.
Note: To avoid any potential administrator lockouts from the HP SMH, the account named
Administrator cannot be used to connect to the HP VCRM from the HP VCA. Do not use that
account if the HP VCRM system has the HP SMH installed. For more information, see HP System
Management Homepage User Guide.
3.
4.
5.
6.
In the Password field, enter the password for the login account.
In the Password Confirm field, re-enter the password exactly as you entered it in the Password
field.
Click Finish. The HP Setup dialog box appears and the installation begins. When it completes,
the results of the installation are displayed.
Click Close. The installation is complete.
Additionally, HP Version Control also supports Single Sign On (SSO) system that allows a trusted
HP VCA the ability to connect to the HP VCRM without providing authentication details to login to
HP VCRM's HP SMH. When the Using Certificate option is selected during configuring the firewall
exceptions, HP SMH processes the SSO request depending on the Trust Mode selected. For more
information about configuring the firewall exception, see HP Version Control Agent User Guide.
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Installing the HP VCA on Windows operating systems
HP SMH obtains the HP VCA 's HP SMH public certificate and uses it to validate the trust
relationship. If HP SMH is unable to establish the trust relationship or cannot verify the security
token, then HP VCA displays the following error message:The specified repository, VCRM IP, is
invalid or not reachable.
NOTE: To import a certificate, see HP System Management Homepage Installation and
Configuration Guide.
SSO functioning between HP VCA and HP VCRM
In order to establish a trust relationship and for HP VCA to achieve the ability to connect to the HP
VCRM, the HP SMH generated certificate must be imported by HP VCRM.
NOTE: When HP SMH is unable to establish the trust relationship or cannot verify the security
token, the following error message is displayed:
The specified repository, <VCRM IP>, is invalid or not reachable
Follow these steps to import the HP SMH generated certificate:
NOTE: These steps are applicable in case of both Windows and Linux operating systems, when
the trust mode of VCRM’s SMH is set as “Trust by Certificate”.
1.
Login to HP VCA system and copy the HP SMH certificate data from the following path:
•
Windows: C:\hp\sslshare\cert.pem
•
Linux: \etc\opt\hp\sslshare\cert.pem
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Log in to the HP SMH of HP VCRM system.
Select Settings from the menu.
In the System Management Homepage box, click the Security.
Click the Trusted Management Servers link.
In the add Certificate area, click Import Certificate Data.
Paste the Base 64-encoded certificate data into the HP SMH textbox in the HP VCRM system.
8.
Click Import.
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9.
Click Settings→Security→Trust Mode and select the Trust Mode as Trust by Certificate in HP
SMH of HP VCRM system.
10. Click Apply.
11. To add multiple VCA server certificates, repeat the steps 1 to 11.
Installing the HP VCA for Windows silently
The HP VCA installation for Windows enables you to silently install the HP VCA.
Installing silently using the CLI
To install silently using the CLI:
From a command prompt, enter the following command:
component name /silent
For example, you might enter c:\>cp00xxxx.exe /silent.
or
c:\>cp00xxxx.exe /s
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Note: Be sure to configure the HP VCA component using the HP Smart Update Manager before
installing it to remote systems. If the component is not configured, the HP VCA displays an unknown
status.
Alternatively, HP VCA can also be installed silently using the HP Smart Update Manager.
To install the HP VCA silently using the HP Smart Update Manager:
1. Execute the cpfiles.exe available in the HP SmartStart CD at the location: compaq\csp\nt
2. Extract the contents to the location on the system where you want to install the HP VCA.
3. From the same location, execute the following command in the command prompt:
hpsum /s cp00xxxx.exe
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5 Installing the HP VCA on Linux operating systems
HP VCA requirements for Linux
The HP VCA can be used in conjunction with HP SIM and the HP VCRM. The options must be
configured for full functionality. The following diagram illustrates a logical order to the HP VCA
installation process on a Linux operating system.
System requirements
To install the HP VCA on a Linux system, the system must meet the following requirements.
Supported hardware and software
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Operating systems
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 3
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 2
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 1
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 9
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 8
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 7
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 8
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 7
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 2
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 1
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 4
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•
•
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 3
◦
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 2
Server software
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HP SMH (hpsmh RPM) installed
◦
HP Server Management Application and Agents (hp-health,
hp-snmp-agents,hp-smh-templates, RPM) 7.00 or later required for software
inventory and status features to be functional
Hardware
◦
•
Disk space
◦
•
36 MB
System memory
◦
•
ProLiant Server
256 MB of RAM
HP Server Management Drivers and Agents
◦
hp-health, hp-snmp-agents, hp-smh-templates. RPM 7.0 or later
Note: The SNMP services must be active with at least one community string defined to
allow read access, must be configured for software inventory and status features to be
functional.
Client requirements
Requirements for client access to the HP VCA from Linux operating systems are outlined.
Hardware and software
•
Operating systems
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 3
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 2
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 1
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 9
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 8
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 7
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 6
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 5
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 4
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 3
◦
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 8
◦
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 for x64/x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Update 7
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•
◦
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 3 for x86 and AMD64 and Intel EM64T, Update 9
◦
Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) with Service Pack 2
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 2
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 1
◦
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 4
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 3
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T, Service Pack 2
◦
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 for x86 and AMD64/Intel EM64T, Service Pack 4
Browsers
◦
•
Firefox 17 ESR or later
System memory
◦
128 MB of RAM
Note: You can browse to a Linux server from a Windows system using Internet Explorer 6.0 or
higher.
Installing the HP VCA for Linux
The HP VCA installation process installs the necessary files and starts the services, which are
registered for automatic execution on the next system initialization. A reboot is not necessary after
the installation process.
The HP VCA for Linux requires the HP VCRM 2.1 or later.
To install the HP VCA on a Linux system, complete the following steps:
Note: You must be logged in as root to perform the initial install, reinstall, or upgrade of the HP
VCA.
1. Install SMH.
2. Execute the following commands to
Install: rpm —ivh hpvca-7*.linux.rpm
Upgrade: rpm —Uvh hpvca-7*.linux.rpm
Note: HP VCA for Linux can be installed or upgraded as part of the Service Pack for ProLiant
installation.
Note: During the installation process, you are not prompted to enter the HP VCRM details
instead the following message is displayed "Execute the command:
/opt/hp/vcagent/etc/vcaconfig.sh as 'root' user to configure the HP
Version Control Agent."
3.
4.
If HP SMH has not been configured, then it must be configured. For more information on
configuring HP SMH, see HP SMH Online Help System.
To configure the HP VCA, login as root and execute the following command:
/opt/hp/vcagent/etc/vcaconfig.sh
Note: If opt/hp/vcagent/etc/vcaconfig.sh is not executed after the initial installation
of VCA, VCA will display “Unkown” status.
Result: The HP VCA service is stopped, displaying the following:
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[root@localhost ~]# opt/hp/vcagent/etc/vcaconfig.sh
Stopping HP Version Control Agent: [ OK ]
A user interface is displayed, to enter the HP VCRM details. The HP VCRM host address, login
name, and password can be specified. For example:
Please, set the required fields for version control agent
configuration
Repository............: <enter the name or IP of the system where the repository is
installed>
Press 1 for Login through User name and Password
or.....................: <enter a login name and password associated witht he
login name with operator or administrator privileges>
Press 2 for Login through Certificate.............: <enter the appropriate
login credentials to establish configuration through certificate>
Enter Option...........: <Enter the desired option>
Note: After applying the configurations, the VCA service is started automatically with new
settings.
Note: If you do not specify a HP VCRM, a message displays asking you if you want to specify
the HP VCRM. If you select No, a warning message appears indicating a repository has not
been configured.
5.
The HP VCA configuration is complete. A reboot is not necessary.
Verifying the HP VCA service is running
To verify the HP VCA service is running on the system, enter the following:
1. For UnitedLinux and SUSE Linux, execute the following command: /etc/init.d/hpvca
status
The output that appears is similar to: Checking for process hpvca: running
2.
For Red Hat Linux, execute the following command: # service hpvca status
The output that appears is similar to: vcagentd (pid 698 697 696 695 694 657)
is running¦
Installing the HP VCA for Linux silently
The HP VCA installation for Linux enables you to silently install the HP VCA.
Installing VCA silently using the CLI
To install HP VCA silently using the HP Smart Update Manager:
1. Copy the Linux Support Pack contents from the HP SmartStart CD to a location on the system
where you want to install HP VCA.
2. From the same location, execute the following command:
./hpsum -s -c hpvca-6.1.x-x.*linux.rpm
NOTE: Alternatively, you can also use the certificate option to connect to HP VCRM from HP
VCA that allows a trusted HP VCA the ability to connect to HP VCRM without providing the
authentication details.
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6 Installing the HP VCA using the HP Smart Update Manager
HP Smart Update Manager utility enables you to deploy Integrity Support Pack (ISP), Proliant
Support Pack (PSP), and Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) software components from a single,
easy-to-use interface. This utility enables legacy support of existing software while simplifying the
overall deployment process. It is no longer necessary to run the SETUP executable files (SETUPC.EXE,
SETUPEX.EXE, and SETUP.EXE). The HP Smart Update Manager utility now provides this functionality.
The utility also provides installation logic and version control that automatically check for
dependencies, installing only the correct updates for optimal configuration.
NOTE:
The following operating systems are not supported by the HP Smart Update Manager:
•
Novell Open Enterprise Server
•
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
•
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
Pre-configuring and installing the Linux and Windows HP VCA component
using the HP Smart Update Manager
To pre-configure the HP VCA component using the HP Smart Update Manager, see the latest version
of the HP Smart Update Manager User Guide at http://www.hp.com/go/hpsum/documentation
Installing the HP VCA without pre-configuration
You can install the HP VCA component interactively without any configurations. After installation,
you can configure the HP VCA settings at any time by browsing to HP VCA with HP SMH's
Administrator or Operator privileges.
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7 Installing the HP VCRM on Windows
HP VCRM requirements for Windows
The following diagram illustrates a logical order to the HP VCRM installation process.
System requirements
To install the HP VCRM, the computer must meet the minimum requirements listed.
Supported hardware and software
•
Operating system
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 ES for 64-bit Extended Systems
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 64-bit Enterprise Edition
◦
Microsoft Windows Unified Data Storage Server 2003 x64 Edition
◦
Microsoft Windows XP
◦
Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 for x86
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
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•
•
•
•
•
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
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Microsoft Windows Vista
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Microsoft Windows 7
◦
Microsoft Windows multipoint server 2011
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Microsoft Windows Server 2012
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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Browser
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Firefox 17 ESR or later
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Internet Explorer 10.0
◦
Internet Explorer 9.0
◦
Internet Explorer 8.0
◦
Internet Explorer 7.0
Server software
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TCP/IP installed
◦
HP SMH installed
Hardware
◦
ProLiant Server
◦
HP Business Desktops
◦
Microsoft Windows Integrity Servers
Disk space
◦
14-15 MB (Installation files only)
◦
200 MB in the HP VCRM installation drive for temporary Service Pack for ProLiant and
ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs extraction
◦
6 GB for the repository. This must be on a local, writeable drive.
System memory
◦
256 MB for Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows Server 2003
IMPORTANT: The disk space requirements previously mentioned are specific to the installation
of the HP VCRM. The size of the repository depends on the files contained in the repository directory.
Each Service Pack for ProLiant and ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs executable, which is
downloaded automatically if the auto update feature is enabled, is approximately 100 MB in size
and extracts to approximately 200 MB in size. If you are downloading multiple Service Pack for
ProLiant and ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs, then you can multiply this size by the number
of Service Pack for ProLiant and ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs you are downloading in your
repository to determine how much disk space is required.
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Client requirements
Minimum requirements for client access to the HP VCRM are outlined.
Hardware and software requirements
•
•
Operating system
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
◦
Microsoft Windows XP
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
◦
Microsoft Windows Vista
◦
Microsoft Windows 7
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
◦
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Browser
◦
Internet Explorer 6.0 with Service Pack 1 or later
◦
Internet Explorer 7.0
◦
Internet Explorer 8.0
◦
Internet Explorer 9.0
◦
Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or later
Note: Uploading software by way of the Mozilla browser interface is not supported.
•
System memory
◦
256 MB of RAM for Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Configuring Internet Explorer settings for HP SMH pre-configuration
Some features of the HP VCRM's browser interface depend on browser settings at the client system
from which the HP VCRM is being accessed. The security settings in Microsoft Internet Explorer
must be set to initialize the HP VCRM Upload process.
To configure the Microsoft Internet Explorer security settings:
1. From the Microsoft Internet Explorer toolbar, click Tools and select Internet Options. The Internet
Options dialog box appears.
2. Click Custom Level. The Security Settings dialog box appears.
3. Under ActiveX controls and plug-ins, Download signed ActiveX controls, select Enable.
4. Under Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins, select Enable.
5. Under Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting, select Enable.
The advanced settings in Microsoft Internet Explorer must be set to ensure that saving a copy of
the HP VCRM log functions when the log is cleared.
To configure the Microsoft Internet Explorer advanced settings:
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1.
2.
3.
4.
From the Microsoft Internet Explorer toolbar, click Tools and select Internet Options. The Internet
Options dialog box appears.
Click the Advanced tab.
Scroll down to the Security section, and disable Do not save encrypted pages to disk.
Click OK to save your changes and close the Internet Options dialog box.
Installation Guidelines
This section elaborates the guidelines that you need to consider while installing VCRM either during
HP SIM installation or through independent installation.
Following are the points that you must consider while installing VCRM:
•
While the VCRM is installed on only one system, you must install the VCA on all systems in
your network.
•
After installing VCRM, use the Component option to configure components such as VCA and
SMH before deploying them to all target servers.
•
Use the install software/firmware to install the SPP components on all target servers for the
first time.
•
Use the Configure or Repair Agents option in HP SIM to configure and enable SNMP on all
target systems.
Installing the HP VCRM
The HP VCRM can be installed during the HP SIM installation or you can install it independently.
Although the HP VCRM can be obtained from multiple sources, the following example shows the
steps for obtaining the software from the HP Insight Management DVD and installing it along with
HP SIM.
To install HP VCRM from the HP Insight Management DVD:
1. Insert the HP Insight Management DVD in the DVD drive. The HP Insight Management window
appears.
2. Click Agree to accept the license agreement. You can click Disagree to cancel and close the
window.
3. Click the Products tab.
4. From the left pane, click the Version Control Repository Manager link. The HP VCRM options
appear in the right pane.
5. The HP VCRM installation wizard initiates the HP Insight Management Agents configuration
settings in interactive mode when the installation executable is run from the command line or
launched from Windows Explorer. After the wizard initiates, the HP Setup - HP VCRM dialog
box appears.
If you have a previous version of the HP VCRM installed on a machine, the installation wizard
detects it and initiates the upgrade with the current version displayed in the dialog box.
If you have the current version of the HP VCRM installed on a machine, the installation wizard
detects it and initiates the reinstallation. The HP Setup - HP VCRM dialog box indicates that
the software is installed and current and that you can reinstall it.
Note: If you have a newer version of the HP VCRM installed and you want to downgrade,
uninstall the current HP VCRM, reboot the machine, and run the new installation.
6.
Click Install. The HP VCRM Setup - Repository Directory dialog box appears.
Note: You can click View Documentation to view the documentation.
7.
Click Cancel to exit the setup and abort the installation.
Note: When VCRM is selected, HP SIM and HP SMH will get selected by default.
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Configuration Guidelines
This section elaborates the guidelines that you need to consider while configuring VCRM after
installing VCRM either during HP SIM installation or through independent installation. When you
install VCRM you must set up the repository directory, populate the repository, and configure the
automatic Update feature.
Following are the methods that you can use to populate the repository.
•
Populate the repository while installing VCRM. Ensure that you have read access to the folders
that contain the PSPs and LSPs.
•
Populate the repository from the VCRM home page by uploading a support pack. Ensure that
you have read access to the folders that contain the PSPs and LSPs.
•
Populate the repository from the HP SmartStart CD or HP SmartSetup CD.
•
Configure an automatic update of the repository.
You can schedule an automatic update of the repository. However, ensure that the VCRM is
connected to the Internet. Also, atleast one VCA should be pointed to the VCRM in the last
thirty days.
•
Update the repository from http://www.hp.com.
HP VCRM Setup - Repository Directory
The HP VCRM Setup - Repository Directory dialog box enables you to specify the directory where
HP software is located so the HP VCRM can monitor it. The default repository directory path is
%SystemDrive%\repository. In addition, you can select to have the repository initially
populated if you are installing the HP VCRM for the first time.
Note: If you are upgrading or reinstalling the HP VCRM, the Perform an initial repository population
option is unavailable.
To change the repository directory:
1. Click Browse.
2. Select the directory where the HP software is to be stored. The path to the directory appears
in the Repository Directory field.
3. Select Perform an initial repository population if you want to have the repository updated with
ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs.
NOTE: If Perform an initial repository population is deselected, or the option is not displayed,
the Select OS for PSP download page appears next.
4.
Click Next to accept the selected directory. If you selected Perform an initial repository
population on the previous dialog box, the HP VCRM Setup - Initial Repository Configuration
dialog box appears.
The Automatic Update dialog box enables you to schedule automatic updates for your repository
from the HP website.
Note: If you do not want to use the automatic update feature, refer to Updating a repository
to update the repository manually.
Repository Population - Initial Installation
1.
Click Add to select a directory that contains Service Pack for ProLiant and ProLiant and Integrity
Support Packs. The Browse for Folder dialog box appears.
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2.
Navigate to the directory that contains Service Pack for ProLiant and ProLiant and Integrity
Support Packs, and click OK or Cancel to abort the selection.
All Support Packs found in the selected directory are added to the list shown in the Initial
Repository Configuration dialog box. You can choose as many directories as you want, and
then delete any Support Packs from the list you do not want to be copied.
3.
Click Next. The Download HP Proliant and HP Integrity Support Packs for Operating System
page appears.
Select the operating systems from the list. HP VCRM downloads the HP Proliant and HP Integrity
Support Packs for the selected operating systems.
4.
Click Next. The HP VCRM Setup - Automatic Update dialog box appears.
Configuring Automatic Update
The Automatic Update dialog box enables you to schedule automatic updates for your repository
from the HP website.
Note: If you do not want to use the automatic update feature, refer to Updating a repository to
update the repository manually.
To configure an automatic update:
1. Select Enable Automatic Update to automatically download ProLiant and Integrity Support
Packs and components at a specific time.
2. In the Interval between updates field, select an interval from the drop down menu.
3. In the Day of Week field, select a day of the week to update the repository from the drop
down menu to update the repository.
4. In the Time of Day field, select a time for the update to occur from the dropdown menu for the
update to occur.
5. Use the Set Proxy option to configure a proxy server for HP VCRM.
To set the proxy server:
a. Click Set Proxy. The Proxy Server Settings dialog box displays.
b. In the Server Name field, enter the name of the proxy server. Clearing this field removes
all proxy server settings, and the automatic update is performed without connecting
through a proxy server.
c. In the Port field, enter the proxy server port. For example, enter 8080. If the Server Name
field is blank, this value is ignored.
d. In the Server Login field, enter a valid login for the proxy server. Leave this field blank if
a server login is not required.
e. In the Password field, enter a valid password for the login on the proxy server. If the
Server Login field is blank, this field is ignored.
f. Click OK to save your settings or Cancel to discard the settings.
6.
Click Finish to save the HP VCRM settings.
If Automatic Update is enabled and a proxy server is configured, the connection with the
proxy server is verified before continuing. If the proxy server cannot be reached, a message
appears indicating there was an error testing the download of the autoupdate catalog. Click
Yes to save your settings or click No to re-enter the proxy server information.
7.
8.
The HP Setup wizard page appears, and the installation begins. When it completes, the result
of the installation appears.
Click Close. The installation is complete.
Note: You can install the HP VCRM during the HP SIM installation. Refer to the HP SIM User
Guide for more details. Also remember, that in a network, HP VCRM must be installed on only
one system, but the HP VCA must be installed on all servers.
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Installing the HP VCRM for Windows silently
The HP VCRM installation for Windows enables you to silently install the HP VCRM.
Installing silently using the CLI
To install silently using the CLI:
From a command prompt, enter the following command:
component name /silent
or
component name /s
For example, you might enter c:\HP VCRM.exe /silent.
NOTE: Installing the HP VCRM using /silent uses %SystemDrive%\repository as the
repository store directory, so you must configure the HP VCRM Automatic Update Settings manually.
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8 Updating a repository
The autoupdate feature of the HP Version Control Repository Manager is the preferred solution for
updating repositories automatically. The autoupdate feature of the HP VCRM keeps servers connected
to HP for proactive delivery of the latest Service Pack for ProLiant and ProLiant and Integrity Support
Packs and components directly to a specified repository. You can configure the automatic population
of the repository during the HP VCRM installation, or in the event you cannot use the autoupdate
feature, you can populate the repository from the HP SmartStart CD as indicated in the Updating
the repository from the HP SmartStart CD section. If you must update the repository manually, for
example, because you deleted a Support Pack from the repository and you later needed it, refer
to the Updating the repository manually from the HP SmartStart CD section.
Updating the repository from the HP SmartStart CD
To populate the repository manually with Service Pack for ProLiant from the HP SmartStart CD 6.0
or later:
1. Insert the HP SmartStart CD in the CD-ROM drive. The SmartStart welcome screen appears.
2. Click Populate a version control repository with the Service Pack for ProLiant available on this
HP SmartStart CD. A screen appears asking you to enter a machine name.
3. In the Machine Name field, enter the name of the machine that has the repository installed.
4. Click Populate. Click Clear to clear the Machine Name field or Back to return to the previous
screen. The HP SMH appears.
5. In the User field, select the appropriate login from the dropdown menu.
6. In the Password field, enter the password associated with the login that you selected.
7. Click OK. The Upload Support Pack(s) page appears.
8. To upload a Service Pack for ProLiant, refer to Updating the repository manually from the HP
SmartStart CD.
Updating the repository manually from the HP SmartStart CD
To populate the repository manually with Service Pack for ProLiant from the HP SmartStart CD
version 6.0 or later:
1. Insert the HP SmartStart CD in the CD-ROM drive.
2. From Windows Explorer, double-click the CD-ROM drive to open the HP SmartStart CD.
3. Click Compaq to open the directory.
4. From within the Compaq directory, click CSP to open the directory.
5. The CSP directory contains a NW directory that contains the Netware-related Support Packs,
a Linux directory for Linux-related Support Packs, and a Windows NT ® directory that contains
all of the components and support packs and an XML file for each supported Microsoft
operating system. Click Linux or NT depending on the type of Support Packs with which you
want to populate your repository.
6. After you have opened one of the directories, select all of the Support Pack files, click Edit
from the Windows Explorer toolbar, and select Copy.
7. From Windows Explorer, navigate to the repository directory, for example, c:\repository.
Click the repository directory.
8. From the Windows Explorer toolbar, click Edit and select Paste. The Support Packs are copied
into the c:\repository directory. The repository is now populated.
9. From the c:\repository directory, select a component. Right-click the component and
select Properties. Note that the file is read-only. For the HP VCRM to allow component
configuration, a component cannot be read-only. Deselect the read-only attribute and click
OK.
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Updating the repository manually from the HP SmartSetup CD
To populate the repository with Integrity Support Packs from the HP SmartSetup CD 3.2 or later:
1. Insert the HP SmartSetup CD in the CD-ROM drive.
2. From Windows Explorer, double-click the CD-ROM drive to open the HP SmartSetup CD.
3. Click Contents to open the directory.
4. From within the Contents directory, click supportpack to open the directory.
5. The contents directory contains a supportpack directory that contains all Integrity Support
Packs.
6. After you have opened the directory, select all of the Integrity Support Pack files, click Edit
from the Windows Explorer toolbar, and select Copy.
7. From Windows Explorer, navigate to the repository directory, for example, c:\repository.
Select the repository directory.
8. From the Windows Explorer toolbar, click Edit and select Paste. The Integrity Support Packs
are copied into the c:\repository directory. The repository is populated.
9. From the c:\repository directory, select a component. Right-click the component and
select Properties. Note that the file is read-only. For the HP VCRM to allow component
configuration, a component cannot be read-only. Deselect the read-only attribute and click
OK.
Updating the repository using the Upload a Support Pack option
The Upload a Support Pack in VCRM allows you to browse for HP Service Pack for ProLiant and
HP ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs on drives and CDs accessible to your local system, and
have those Service Pack for ProLiant and ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs copied into the
Version Control Repository directory.
For more information on using the Upload a Support Pack option, see the HP Version Control
Repository Manager Online Help.
Updating the repository manually with HP Service Pack for ProLiant ISO
HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) section displays the SPP stored in the repository.
NOTE: VCRM identifies and extracts only the SPP ISO files found in the repository folders. VCRM
identifies the SPP bundle as normal software baselines when adding the files into the repository
folders from the SPP ISO files.
When you are logged in locally at the system where the VCRM is installed, you can update the
repository manually with HP Service Pack for ProLiant.
To Populate the repository manually with HP Service Pack for ProLiant :
•
Copy or Move the ISO file into VCRM repository folder.
VCRM will automatically add the software components from ISO into the repository.
Updating the repository automatically
The Update from hp.com Now option allows you to update the repository from http://www.hp.com/
servers/swdrivers without waiting for a scheduled update to occur.
NOTE: Ensure that either the HP VCA is configured and directed to the HP VCRM or the operating
systems are selected for PSP download through HP VCRM Installer GUI during installation/upgrade,
web page GUI during configuration, or through the CLI option for automatically updating the
repository. For more information on using the automatic update option, see the HP Version Control
Repository Manager Online Help.
Updating the repository manually from the HP SmartSetup CD
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Data migration using the HP VCRM data migration option
In addition to the repository copy function available in HP VCRM, HP Version Control Repository
Manager provides with a new option to migrate the HP VCRM data as well as copy the HP VCRM
settings from one repository to another.
For information on data migration, refer to HP Insight Management Preinstallation Worksheet and
HP Insight Management Installation and Configuration Guide.
Complete the following steps to copy the HP VCRM settings and migrating the data to another
repository.
1. Click the Catalog tab. The Catalog page appears.
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2.
Click the Copy Items to Another Repository link. The Copy Support Packs and Components
page appears.
3.
Select the Migrate HP Version Control Repository Manager Settings checkbox. Click Reset to
clear the selected checkbox or Cancel to abort the HP VCRM data migration operation.
Updating a repository
4.
Click Next.
The Destination Version Control Repository Manager page appears.
a.
b.
c.
5.
6.
In the Computer Name field, enter the name of the computer to which the HP VCRM
settings and data are to be copied.
In the Login field, enter the login name.
In the Password field, enter the password for the account you entered.
Click Finish. Click Back to return to the previous page, or Cancel to abort the Copy request.
Click Close. The Catalog page is refreshed. The repository from which the HP VCRM settings
and data was copied, logs the success or failure of the copy operation.
Configuring the repository using VCRM CLI
This section describes procedures that you can use to configure the repository using the VCRM CLI.
The topics discussed in this section are:
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Displaying the current VCRM settings
•
Selecting the operating systems to download Service Pack for ProLiant
•
Changing the repository folder
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Initializing the update from the web
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Configuring automatic update for VCRM
Displaying the current VCRM settings
From the command prompt, enter the following command:
vcrmcli.exe /show
The command displays the current settings of the HP Version Control Repository Manager in XML
format.
NOTE:
VCRM is restarted while executing vcrmcli.exe file.
NOTE:
The displayed XML output may contain Proxy server password.
Selecting the operating systems to download ProLiant Support Packs
From the command prompt, enter the following command:
vcrmcli.exe /os "OS version"
The command configures the operating systems listed to download ProLiant Support Packs.
Example:
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vcrmcli.exe /os win2003x64, win2003x86, win2008x64, win2008x86, win2k8
R2, Rhel5, Rhel5x64, Rhel4, Rhel4x64â NOTE:
VCRM is restarted while executing vcrmcli.exe file.
NOTE:
Specify the values for the parameters in double quotation marks ("").
The command configures the operating systems list to download ProLiant Support Packs as shown:
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win2003x64 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Windows Server 2003 x64 platform.
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win2003x86 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Windows Server 2003 x86 platform.
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win2008x64 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Windows Server 2008 x64 platform.
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win2008x86 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Windows Server 2008 x86 platform.
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win2k8 R2 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Windows Server 2008 x64 platform.
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Rhel5 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 server x86 platform.
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Rhel5x64 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 server
AMD64/EM64T platforms.
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Rhel4 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 server x86 platform.
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Rhel4x64 downloads ProLiant Support Packs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 server
AMD64/EM64T platforms.
NOTE: Executing the command vcrmcli.exe /os without any value displays all the supported
operating system attributes.
NOTE: VCRM downloads ProLiant Support Packs for HP Version Control Agent's operating
systems.
Changing the repository folder
From the command prompt, enter the following command:
vcrmcli.exe /repository "location"
The command configures the VCRM repository directory to the new location while retaining all of
the other settings.
Example:
vcrmcli.exe /repository "c:\new repository" The command configures the VCRM repository directory to “c:\new repository” directory.
NOTE:
VCRM is restarted while executing vcrmcli.exe file.
NOTE:
Specify the values for the parameters in double quotation marks ("").
Initializing the update from the web
From the command prompt, enter the following command:
vcrmcli.exe /updatenow
NOTE:
VCRM is restarted while executing vcrmcli.exe file.
The command starts automatically updating the current VCRM repository directory from the web
based on the current settings while retaining all of the other settings including the VCRM autoupdate
schedule settings.
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Updating a repository
NOTE: If /updatenow command is entered with other options like /repository,
/autoupdate, etc, VCRM CLI applies all the new settings and then start the update once.
Configuring automatic update for VCRM directory
From the command prompt, enter the following command:
vcrmcli.exe /autoupdate
/interval "Interval"
/dayofweek "Day of the week"
/time "Update Start time"
/proxyname "Proxy server name or IP address"
/proxyport "Port number" /proxyuser "User Name"
/proxypwd "Password"
NOTE:
VCRM is restarted while executing vcrmcli.exe file.
The command configures the VCRM autoupdate schedule settings.
Example:
vcrmcli.exe /autoupdate /interval "7" /dayofweek "0" /time "22"/proxyname
" proxy.domain.com" /proxyport " 1234" /proxyuser "" /proxypwd ""
NOTE:
Specify the values for each of the parameters in double quotation marks ("").
where,
/interval "7" corresponds to one week (7 days, valid values: 1, 2, 7, 14, 28). Default is 28.
/dayofweek "0" corresponds to Sunday (0 is default, and is not used if the interval is less than
7. Valid values: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
/time " 22" corresponds to 10 PM (24-hour time format, valid values: 0 to 23). Default is
12:00:00 AM.
/proxyname " proxy.domain.com" "proxy.domain.com" specifies the name or IPv4 of
the proxy server to use for autodownload
/proxyport "1234" "1234" specifies the port number for the given proxy name
/proxyuser "" specifies the user name for authenticating the proxy server
/proxypwd "" specifies the password for the given proxy user name
NOTE: If /proxyuser argument has a valid user name and /proxypwd is not used as argument,
vcrmcli.exe prompts the user for a password during execution.
The command configures the autoupdate schedule settings to update the repository on Sunday 10
PM.
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9 Uninstalling the HP VCA on Windows operating systems
To uninstall the HP VCA:
1. Select Start→Settings→Control Panel.
2. Click Add/Remove Programs. The Add/Remove Programs Properties dialog box appears
with a listing of installed software.
3. Select HP VCA.
4. Click Change/Remove. The Remove dialog box appears asking you to confirm your intention
to remove the HP VCA.
5. Click Yes.
Uninstalling the HP VCA on Windows operating systems silently
The HP VCA uninstallation enables you to silently uninstall the HP VCA on Windows x86 and x64
systems.
Uninstalling silently using the CLI
To uninstall the HP VCA using the CLI:
From the command prompt, enter the following command:
#MsiExec.exe /qn /X{5A5F45AE-0250-4C34-9D89-F10BDDEE665F}
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Uninstalling the HP VCA on Windows operating systems
10 Uninstalling the HP VCA on Linux operating systems
To uninstall the HP VCA for Linux:
To uninstall the HP Version Control Agent, log in as root, and execute the following command: #
rpm â e <VCA package name>
For example, # rpm -e hpvca
where, hpvca is the version control package name.
The HP VCA is uninstalled.
Note: After the HP VCA has been removed, the configuration options and logs are deleted.
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11 Uninstalling the HP VCRM on Windows operating
systems
To uninstall HP VCRM:
1. Select Start→Settings→Control Panel.
2. Click Add/Remove Programs. The Add/Remove Programs dialog box appears with a listing
of installed software.
3. Select HP VCRM.
4. Click Change/Remove. The Remove dialog box appears asking you to confirm your intention
to remove the HP VCRM.
5. Click Yes. If you decide you do not want to uninstall the HP VCRM, click No to cancel.
Note: The designated repository directory is not deleted during uninstallation. The directory
must be manually deleted.
Uninstalling the HP VCRM on Windows operating systems silently
The HP VCRM uninstallation enables you to silently uninstall the HP VCRM on Windows x86 and
x64 systems.
Uninstalling silently using the CLI
To uninstall the HP VCRM using the CLI:
From the command prompt, enter the following command:
#MsiExec.exe /qn /X{221474E1-4699-44B8-8A86-748E1B15108B}
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Uninstalling the HP VCRM on Windows operating systems
12 Support and other resources
Information to collect before contacting HP
Be sure to have the following information available before you contact HP:
•
Software product name
•
Hardware product model number
•
Operating system type and version
•
Applicable error message
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Third-party hardware or software
•
Technical support registration number – SAID (Service Agreement Identifier)
How to contact HP
Use the following methods to contact HP technical support:
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In the United States, see the Customer Service / Contact HP United States website for contact
options:
http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/contact_us.html
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In the United States, call 1-800-HP-INVENT (1-800-474-6836) to contact HP by telephone.
This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For continuous quality improvement,
conversations might be recorded or monitored.
•
In other locations, see the Contact HP Worldwide website for contact options:
http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/wwcontact.html
Security bulletin and alert policy for non-HP owned software components
Open source software (such as OpenSSL) or third-party software (such as Java) are sometimes
included in HP products. HP discloses that the non-HP owned software components listed in the
Insight Management end user license agreement (EULA) are included with Insight Management.
The EULA is included with the Insight Management Installer on Insight Management DVD #1.
HP addresses security bulletins for the software components listed in the EULA with the same level
of support afforded HP products. HP is committed to reducing security defects and helping you
mitigate the risks associated with security defects when they do occur.
When a security defect is found, HP has a well defined process that culminates with the publication
of a security bulletin. The security bulletin provides you with a high level description of the problem
and explains how to mitigate the security defect.
Subscription service
HP recommends that you register your product at the Subscriber's Choice for Business website:
http://www.hp.com/country/us/en/contact_us.html
After registering, you will receive email notification of product enhancements, new driver versions,
firmware updates, and other product resources.
Registering for software technical support and update service
Insight Management includes one year of 24 x 7 HP Software Technical Support and Update
Service. This service provides access to HP technical resources for assistance in resolving software
implementation or operations problems.
Information to collect before contacting HP
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The service also provides access to software updates and reference manuals in electronic form as
they are made available from HP.
With this service, Insight Management customers benefit from expedited problem resolution as
well as proactive notification and delivery of software updates. For more information about this
service, see the following website:
http://www.hp.com/services/insight
Registration for this service takes place following online redemption of the license certificate.
How to use your software technical support and update service
As HP releases updates to software, the latest versions of the software and documentation are
made available to you. The Software Updates and Licensing portal gives you access to software,
documentation and license updates for products on your HP software support agreement.
You can access this portal from the HP Support Center:
http://www.hp.com/go/hpsc
After creating your profile and linking your support agreements to your profile, see the Software
Updates and Licensing portal at http://www.hp.com/go/hpsoftwareupdatesupport to obtain
software, documentation, and license updates.
HP authorized resellers
For the name of the nearest HP authorized reseller, see the following sources:
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In the United States, see the HP U.S. service locator web site:
http://www.hp.com/service_locator
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In other locations, see the Contact HP worldwide web site:
http://www.hp.com/go/assistance
New and changed information in this edition
The following section lists what is new and changed for the HP Version Control 7.2 release:
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Improved HP VCRM to support new HP SIM features.
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Improved Archive in HP VCRM to handle SPP.
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Added model number of managed nodes in HP VCRM detailed report.
Support and other resources
Related information
Documents
•
HP System Management Homepage Installation and Configuration Guide
The HP System Management Homepage Installation and Configuration Guide provides
information about installing and getting started using the HP SMH. This guide includes an
introduction to basic concepts, definitions, and functionality associated with the HP VCA and
HP VCRM. This document is available on the HP Management DVD and at http://
www.hp.com/go/insightmanagement/sim/docs
Troubleshooting
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HP VCA and HP VCRM Help System
The help systems provide a complete set of documentation for using, maintaining, and
troubleshooting the HP VCA and the HP VCRM. Download the HP VCA or HP VCRM Online
Help in PDF format from http://www.hp.com/go/insightmanagement/sim/docs
For More Information
•
Service Pack for ProLiant
Download the HP VCRM and the latest Service Pack for ProLiant, which contain the latest HP
VCA and the HP Smart Update Manager . Download the Service Pack for ProLiant at http://
www.hp.com/go/spp/
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Maintenance.
Read about maintenance and support of HP products to include customer advisories, knowledge
bases, and more at http://www.hp.com/go/hpsc
Typographic conventions
This document uses the following typographical conventions:
Book title
The title of a book. On the web, this can be a hyperlink to the
book itself.
Command
A command name or command phrase, for example ls -a.
Computer output
Information displayed by the computer.
Ctrl+x or Ctrl-x
A key sequence that indicates you must hold down the keyboard
key labeled Ctrl while you press the letter x.
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLE
The name of an environment variable, for example, PATH.
Key
The name of a keyboard key. Return and Enter both refer to the
same key.
Term
A term or phrase that is defined in the body text of the document,
not in a glossary.
User input
Indicates commands and text that you type exactly as shown.
find(1)
HP-UX manpage. In this example, “find” is the manpage name
and “1” is the manpage section.
Replaceable
The name of a placeholder that you replace with an actual value.
[]
In command syntax statements, these characters enclose optional
content.
{}
In command syntax statements, these characters enclose required
content.
Related information
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|
The character that separates items in a linear list of choices.
...
Indicates that the preceding element can be repeated one or more
times.
WARNING
An alert that calls attention to important information that, if not
understood or followed, results in personal injury.
CAUTION
An alert that calls attention to important information that, if not
understood or followed, results in data loss, data corruption, or
damage to hardware or software.
IMPORTANT
An alert that calls attention to essential information.
NOTE
An alert that contains additional or supplementary information.
TIP
An alert that provides helpful information.
Support and other resources
13 Documentation feedback
HP is committed to providing documentation that meets your needs. To help us improve the
documentation, send any errors, suggestions, or comments to Documentation Feedback
(docsfeedback@hp.com). Include the document title and part number, version number, or the URL
when submitting your feedback.
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Glossary
available software
A listing of the software components available in the repository that the VCA has been configured
to point to. When browsing directly into a VCA, these additional components can be selected
for installation.
component
A component is a single, self-describing, installable (interactive or silent) binary file containing a
single piece of software, such as firmware image, driver, agent, or utility, that is supported by
the management and update tools.
Custom Software
Baseline
A set of HP software components that have been bundled together as a baseline by the customer.
Modifying the contents of an existing Support Pack provides customers with the flexibility to define
their own baselines for their environment.
graphical user
interface (GUI)
A program interface that takes advantage of the computer's graphics capabilities to make the
program easier to use. HP SIM's GUI is Web-enabled and displays in a web browser.
HP Insight
Management
Agent
A program that regularly gathers information or performs some other service without the user's
immediate presence.
HP ProLiant and
Integrity Support
Pack
An HP ProLiant and Integrity Support Pack, or Custom Software Baseline is a set of HP software
components that have been bundled together by HP, and verified to work with a particular
operating system. A ProLiant and Integrity Support Pack contains driver components, agent
components, and application and utility components. All of these are verified to install together.
HP Systems Insight
Manager
The system management software that is capable of managing a wide variety of systems, including
HP systems, clusters, desktops, workstations, and portables.
HP SIM combines the strengths of HP Insight Manager 7, HP Toptools, and HP Servicecontrol
Manager to deliver a single tool for managing HP ProLiant, Integrity, and HP 9000 systems
running Windows, Linux, and HP-UX. The core HP SIM software delivers the essential capabilities
required to manage all HP server platforms. HP SIM can also be extended to deliver unparalleled
breadth of system management with plug-ins for HP storage, power, client, and printer products.
Plug-ins for rapid deployment, performance management, and workload management enable
systems administrators to pick the value added software required to deliver complete lifecycle
management of their hardware assets.
HP Version Control
Agent
An Insight Management Agent that is installed on a server to enable the customer to see the HP
software that is installed on that server. The VCA can be configured to point to a repository being
managed by the VCRM, enabling easy version comparison and software deployment from the
repository to the server that the VCA is installed upon.
HP Version Control
Repository
Manager
An Insight Management Agent that enables a customer to manage software from HP that is stored
in a directory/repository known as the Version Control Repository.
HP Web-enabled
System
Management
Software
The software that manages HP Web-enabled products.
installed version
A particular HP software component that is installed on the server on which the VCA is installed.
latest version
The latest version of a particular HP software component that is contained in the repository.
overall software
status
This section indicates whether the software on the server on which the VCA is installed has any
updates available within the repository in which it has been configured to monitor.
Red Hat Package
Manager (RPM)
The Red Hat Package Manager is a powerful package manager that can be used to build, install,
query, verify, update, and uninstall individual software packages. A package consists of an
archive of files and package information, including name, version, and description.
Reference Support
Pack
A baseline bundle of HP software components that the VCA can be configured to point to in the
repository. This setting enables users to indicate that they want to keep all of their software up to
a certain Support Pack level.
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Glossary
Replicate Agent
Settings
A tool that can be used to copy Web-based agent settings to a group of systems.
repository
A directory containing ProLiant and Integrity Support Packs and Smart Components.
Secure Task
Execution (STE)
The secure execution of a task from a managed system. This feature of HP SIM ensures that the
user requesting the task has the appropriate rights to perform the task, and encrypts the request
to protect data from snooping.
Simple Network
Management
Protocol (SNMP)
One of the management protocols supported by HP SIM. Traditional management protocol used
extensively by networking systems and most servers. MIB-2 is the standard information available
consistently across all vendors.
single login
Permission granted to an authenticated user browsing to HP SIM to browse to any of the managed
systems from within HP SIM without re-authenticating to the managed system. HP SIM is the initial
point of authentication and browsing to another managed system must be from within HP SIM.
software inventory
A listing of the HP software installed on the system where the VCA is installed.
support pack
version
A field that displays the version of a particular HP software component that is contained in the
Reference Support Pack that the VCA has been configured to use as a baseline. There might be
a later version than this available in the repository, but this is the latest version of this particular
component in the Reference Support Pack.
System
Management
Homepage
An integrated piece of software used by the HP suite of HP Web-enabled System Management
Software to communicate over HTTP and HTTPS. It provides a uniform set of functionality and
security to HP Web-enabled System Management Software.
VCA log
A listing of all the software maintenance tasks completed by the VCA and reports resulting from
those tasks.
version control
Referred to as the VCRM installed on a Windows system for Windows and Linux ProLiant systems,
and Software Distributor on HP-UX operating systems. Provides an overview of the software status
for all managed ProLiant or Integrity systems and can update system software and firmware on
those systems programmatically using predetermined criteria. Version control identifies systems
that are running out-of-date system software, indicates if an upgrade is available, and provides
reasons for upgrading. For HP-UX systems, Software Distributor can be launched from an HP SIM
CMS against one or more installed HP-UX systems.
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Index
D
R
data migration
HP VCRM, 34
Repository
update, 32
F
S
features, 5
new, 42
security considerations, 7
H
typographic conventions, 43
HP SIM
Installing VCA, 11
integration, 6
HP Smart Update Manager Installation
Linux VCA, 24
HP VCA
Linux client requirements, 21
Linux install, 20, 22
Linux system requirements, 20
Linux uninstall, 39
obtaining software, 9
overview, 5
requirements for Windows, 13
Windows client requirements, 14
Windows installation, 13
Windows system requirements, 13
Windows uninstall, 38
HP VCRM
client requirements, 27
installation, 25
obtaining software, 9
overview, 5
system requirements, 25
uninstall, 40
update, 32
I
installation
HP VCA, 20
HP VCA for Windows, 13
HP VCRM, 25
L
Linux VCA
HP Smart Update Manager, 24
N
new functionality, 42
O
obtaining software
HP VCA, 9
HP VCRM, 9
overview, 5
HP VCA, 5
HP VCRM, 5
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Index
T
U
uninstall
HP VCA for Windows, 38
HP VCA Linux, 39
HP VCRM, 40
update software, 5