OVO Procedures
Install the Openview Console for Unix 8.X with NNM 7.5X (Solaris 10
with Oracle 10G)
Note: This assumes that you already have Oracle installed and running on the OV MGMT
1. Add the following line to the /etc/system file assuming it isn’t already there.
a. set shmsys:shminfo_shmmax=4294967295
2. Make sure the Oracle user is set to use the Korn shell (ksh)
3. Create the following directory structure under /tmp on the Solaris server. (It is critical
that the directories are named correctly and have the correct capitalization.
4. Copy the contents of the OVO 8.1 and NNM install CDs to the correct directory for
5. Look at the contents of the OVOSSPI DVD and copy the contents of the Solaris directory
to the OVOSSPI directory.
6. Download the OVO-Solaris-10.tar.Z installer file and place it in the /tmp directory.
7. Extract the OVO-Solaris-10.tar.Z by typing “gunzip /tmp/OVO-Solaris-10.tar.Z” and
then tar -xvf OVO-Solaris-10.tar.Z”
8. Copy the ovoinstall file to /tmp/OVOCD1
9. Copy ovo.info.SunOS.5.10.txt to
10. Make a sd directory in /tmp and then copy
OVO_Sol10_Installer.tar.gz to that directory.
11. Extract the OVO_Sol10_Installer.tar.gz file with
the commands “gunzip
OVO_Sol10_Installer.tar.gz” and “tar –xvf
OVO_Sol10_Installer.tar.gz” to the /tmp/sd
12. Install the SD package that was contained in OVO_Sol10_Installer.tar.gz by running
13. Extract the latest OVO patch to the /tmp directory –
Currently this is ITOSOL_00674. You will need to
make it executable with the command “chmod +x”
14. Run the following commands to get the server
ready for NNM.
a. /etc/init.d/init.sma stop
b. /etc/init.d/init.dmi stop
c. /etc/init.d/init.snmpdx stop
15. Enter the command
/tmp/OVNNMCD1/install as root – To
begin the Network Node Manager
Installation Process.
16. When prompted respond:
a. Do you want Network Node
Manager to discover your
network automatically after
installation? (y|n): n
b. Do you want Network Node
Manager Dynamic Views
Browser to be started after
installation? (y|n): n
c. Please enter your Web Browser
with full directory path or enter
“s” to skip: insert appropriate
path here ex: /usr/bin/firefox
d. Do you want to continue with
this installation? (y|n): y
17. Open another Terminal window and
enter the command: “tail –f
/var/adm/sw/swagent.log” – This will
allow you to monitor the installation
18. After a period of time the installation
will stop with the instruction Complete
the installation of NNM by now
installing Second CD_ROM.
19. Enter the command
20. When prompted Do you want to contine
with this installation? (y|n): enter “y”
21. When prompted Would you like to view
the Realease Notes? (y|n): enter “n”
22. At this point Network Node Manager
has been installed. Enter the following
commands to complete configuration:
a. /etc/init.d/init.sma start
b. /etc/init.d/init.dmi start
c. /etc/init.d/init.snmpdx start
d. /opt/OV/bin/ovstop netmon
e. /opt/OV/bin/loadhosts -m NNM Server’s mask ( for example)
f. (IP Address of NNM SVR) (FQDN of NNM SVR)
h. /opt/OV/bin/ovstart netmon
23. Start the NNM Console
by running
“/opt/OV/bin/ovw” –
Note: you will need to
have gui access setup
24. Go to the Options
menubar then SNMP
25. In the next window click
on the Default pane and
change the Get
Community box to match
the appropriate SNMP
community name for
your environment.
26. Click Replace then apply
to enfore the change.
27. Network Node Manager
is now fully operational
and ready for the
Openview Operations
28. In order to allow your Cisco devices to be queried by
NNM enter the following from Config Mode:
a. snmp-server community
“community string” RO
29. Go into the /tmp/OVOCD1 directory
and make the ovoinstall script
executable with the command “chmod
+x ovoinstall” then begin the install
with the command “./ovoinstall –nw”
30. When prompted answer the following:
a. Continue with installation (y|n)
b. How many of these JavaGUI
operators will use the Service
Navigator : [5] 5
c. Number of MotifGUI
operators working
simultaneously : [5] 5
d. Number of nodes managed by
HTTPS agents : [100] 100
e. Number of nodes managed by
DCE/NCS agents : [0]
f. Warning(s) found while checking
kernel parameters … Please check
kernel parameters and correct them
before restarting this script.
Continue installation (y|n) : [n] y
g. Reinstall the Network Node
Manager (NNM) now (y|n) : n
h. Install localized version of OVO
(y|n) : [n] n
i. Install OVO Developer Kit (y|n) :
[n] n
j. Install OSSPI for Unix platforms
automatically (y|n) : [y] y
k. Install OSSPI for the Windows
platforms automatically (y|n) : [y]
l. Install DCS/NCS agent software
package 9y|n) : [y] y
31. At this point the installation will proceed
by checking the path locations of all the
files necessary for the installation. If the
path check fails on the OSSPI confirm
that the capitalization of the paths OVO
has automatically chosen is correct and
make the appropriate adjustments.
32. When the script reaches the
Unix OSSPI Installation
section you will be prompted
with a new set of choices.
33. Select the appropriate
choices based on your
operational monitored
34. You will next be prompted to
choose a password for
certificate backup. Choose
something easy to remember.
35. In the next section input the
appropriate Oracle information. You
will need to know:
a. Oracle Home
b. Oracle Base Directory
c. Value for ORACLE_SID
d. Oracle Data Directory
e. Oracle index directory
36. Select
as the Database Character Set
37. Select the following for the next list of
a. This will upload the english
OVO templates using
LANG=C Do you want to
continue (y|n) : [y] y
b. Oracle user ‘opc_op’ password
(will temporarily be stored
during the installation) :
[troper_cpo] troper_cpo
c. Oracle user ‘system’ password
(keep the default if DB doesn’t
exist yet but change the
password manually after the
installation – also this password
will temporarily be stored during the installation) : [manager] manager
d. Oracle DBA user : [oracle] oracle
e. Enable automatic database startup (y|n) : [y] y
f. Do you want to setup the database manually (local/remote) (y|n) : [n] n
g. Do you want to start the installation now : [y] y
38. The installation will begin
until it pauses to allow you
to install patches.
39. Open a new terminal
window and connect to the
Openview Server
40. From the /tmp directory execute the command
41. At this point the patch will automatically install
42. Return to the OVO installation window and press y
to continue installation
43. The installation should proceed without interaction.
If the installation fails at any point you will need to
rollback the installation manually. To do this first
uninstall the patches and then the OVO product. If
these are not uninstalled in that order the
reinstallation will fail.
44. Install each of the additional patches that you may
have available. To do this:
a. Copy each to the /tmp directory
b. Make each executable
c. Run the first one and then execute
/patch_install from the /tmp directory.
d. After the next patch is complete repeat the
process for each patch
45. Extract the latest NNM Patch in the /tmp directory
and execute is by running /tmp/disk3/install
46. When prompted “If YES, Would you like to enable
VRRP agent now(y/n)? [y]:” enter “n”
47. Next log into the console(s) to validate the
48. Execute the Openview Operations program
with “/opt/OV/bin/OpC/opc
49. Login as opc_adm with the password
50. You will be prompted to automatically change
the password at first login
51. Close out of the console by selecting Map
from the menubar and then exit. Do not click
the X or you may lock the console in use.
52. Open a web browser from your computer and
go to URL http://<MGMT SVR>ov1:3443/ITO_OP/ and download the ITO_JAVA.exe
53. Execute the ITO_JAVA excutable and run the HP OVO Java
Console from the desktop.
54. At the Login Prompt enter opc_adm as the username, enter the password you have
chosen previously and insert the hostname or IP address of the Openview server in the
Management Server Box and click OK