Downloading and Installing IBM SmartCloud Control Desk 7.5.1

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This page describes how to download and install IBM® SmartCloud Control Desk.

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This document includes instructions for downloading the product images for IBM SmartCloud Control Desk, and installing the product using those images. Product images are made available for download on IBM Passport Advantage. This document refers to each downloadable image in this format:

Table 1. Format for identifying a downloadable image

Part Number

Image Name

CI9CSML

SCCD_V751_QS.zip

The part numbers supplied are those available at the initial electronic general availability of the product. If images are refreshed, the part numbers might change. Use the image names to confirm that you are downloading the correct files.

Reference and support documentation when downloading and installing SmartCloud Control Desk:

The following planning guide may need to be consulted when downloading and installing SmartCloud Control Desk:

o       Planning for Deployment Guide: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v50r1/topic/com.ibm.sccd.doc/pdfs/pdf_plan.pdf

and depending on your installation, one of the following installation guides:

o       Installation Guide (IBM WebSphere): http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v50r1/topic/com.ibm.sccd.doc/pdfs/pdf_install_was.pdf

o       Installation Guide (Oracle WebLogic Server): http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v50r1/topic/com.ibm.sccd.doc/pdfs/pdf_install_wl.pdf

Note for AIX and HP-UX users:

Both the native AIX and HP-UX tar commands and the GNU version of the tar command are required by the middleware installation program. Because the native utility does not support long file names, ensure that GNU tar version 1.14 or higher is installed, so that the installation files can be extracted. To download GNU tar for AIX, go to:
http://www.ibm.com/systems/p/os/aix/linux/toolbox/download.html.

In the box on the right, select "Alphabetically," then scroll down the list to the entry for tar with this description: "A GNU file archiving program." After you install GNU tar, verify that the system path variable contains both native AIX / HP-UX tar and GNU tar directories, with the GNU tar location being defined before the native AIX / HP-UX tar location. If you have set a symbolic link to overwrite the native AIX or HP-UX tar command with the GNU tar command, you will encounter an error.

Follow these steps to download and install SmartCloud Control Desk:

  1. Before you install SmartCloud Control Desk, you can find information on the Web information center. There are three Web information centers, one for each product edition:

IBM SmartCloud Control Desk: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v50r1/index.jsp

IBM SmartCloud Control Desk - Entry Edition: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v58r1/index.jsp

IBM SmartCloud Control Desk - Service Provider Edition: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v51r1/index.jsp

  1. Ensure that your target machines meet the hardware and software prerequisites listed in the Product wiki:

https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/wikis/home/wiki/IBM SmartCloud Control Desk/page/System Requirements

  1. The Release notes contain information that you should review before beginning the installation process:

http://www.ibm.com/support/search.wss?tc=SSWT9A&atrn=IBMTask&atrv=IN&sort=desc&atrn1=SWVersion&atrv1=7.5.1

  1. Based on your target machines and the features you will install, follow the instructions in one or more of the following sections.

These next sections describe the process for downloading and installing the product as an enterprise solution. If you are using the VM IMage deployment option, read Installing the VM Image.

Using the Launchpad

You can use the SmartCloud Control Desk Launchpad to start each installation process. The Launchpad images include the middleware installer and the SmartCloud Control Desk installer. You should download the Launchpad first.

Download the Launchpad image to your administrative workstation and to each server where you will use it to install a middleware product. There are separate launchpad images for each product edition, and for Windows and other platforms. To use the Launchpad, download and extract the image for your product edition and platform:

Table 2. Launchpad images for SmartCloud Control Desk

Part Number

Image Name

CI9CXML

SCCD_V751_Wind.zip

CI9CYML

SCCD_V751_Linux.tar

CI9CZML

SCCD_V750_AIX_zLinux.tar

Table 3. Launchpad images for SmartCloud Control Desk - Entry Edition

Part Number

Image Name

CI9CTML

SCCD_EE_V751_Wind.zip

CI9CUML

SCCD_EE_V751_Linux.tar

CI9CVML

SCCD_EE_V751_AIX_zLinux.tar

Table 4. Launchpad images for SmartCloud Control Desk - Service Provider Edition

Part Number

Image Name

CI9D0ML

SCCD_SP_Ed_V751_Wind.zip

CI9D1ML

SCCD_SP_Ed_V751_Linux.tar

CI9D2ML

SCCD_SP_Ed_V751_AIX_zLinux.tar

Table 5. Launchpad images for SmartCloud Control Desk - Internal Service Provider Edition

Part Number

Image Name

CI9D3ML

SCCD_Int_SP_Ed_V751_Wind.zip

CI9D4ML

SCCD_Int_SP_Ed_V751_Linux.tar

CI9D5ML

SCCD_Int_SP_Ed_V751_AIX_zLinux.tar

Installing the SmartCloud Control Desk middleware

Certain prerequisite products, called middleware, must be present before you install SmartCloud Control Desk. The middleware products provide functions required by SmartCloud Control Desk. Read the "Planning to deploy" chapter of the SmartCloud Control Desk Planning for Deployment Guide. Identify which existing middleware products you will reuse and which middleware products you will install, and where. Choose one of the following sections based on your operating system and follow the steps to download and install.

AIX

  1. Download and extract the Launchpad images as described in Using the Launchpad.
  2. Download these files:

Table 6. SmartCloud Control Desk middleware for AIX images

Part Number

Image Name

CI916ML

Tiv_Midl_Instlr_7502_1of3_AIX_PPC-64.tar

CI5JHML

Tiv_Midl_Instlr_7502_2of3_AIX_PPC-64.tar

CZX5XML

Tiv_Middl_Instlr_750_3of3_AIX_PPC-64.tar

  1. Extract the files into the same target directory. If you wish, you can extract the AIX middleware images onto a mapped drive and access the mapped drive from each AIX machine onto which you will install any middleware products.
  2. Follow the directions in the Planning for Deployment Guide and the appropriate Installation Guide to perform the installation.
  3. If you extracted the middleware images to a local directory, erase that directory.

Linux

  1. Download and extract the Launchpad image as described in Using the Launchpad.
  2. Download these files:

Table 7. SmartCloud Control Desk middleware for Linux x86-64 bit images

Part Number

Image Name

CI913ML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_1of3_Linux_x86-64.tar

CI5JBML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_2of3_Linux_x86-64.tar

CZX5JML

Tiv_Middl_Inst_750_3of3_Linux_x86-64.tar

Table 8. SmartCloud Control Desk middleware for Linux PPC-64 bit images

Part Number

Image Name

CI914ML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_1of3_Linux_PPC-64.tar

CI5JDML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_2of3_Linux_PPC-64.tar

CZX5MML

Tiv_Middl_Inst_750_3of3_Linux_PPC-64.tar

  1. Extract (untar) the files into the same target directory, but not the directory into which you extracted the Launchpad images. If you wish, you can extract the Linux middleware images onto a mapped drive and access the mapped drive from each Linux machine onto which you will install any middleware products.
  2. Follow the directions in the Planning for Deployment Guide and the appropriate Installation Guide to perform the installation.
  3. If you extracted the middleware images to a local directory, erase that directory.

HP-UX

  1. Download and extract the Launchpad images as described in Using the Launchpad.
  2. Download these files:

Table 9. SmartCloud Control Desk middleware for HP-UX images

Part Number

Image Name

CI918ML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_1of2_HP-UX_Itanium.tar

CI5JLML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_2of2_HP-UX_Itanium.tar

  1. Extract the files into the same target directory. If you wish, you can extract the middleware images onto a mapped drive and access the mapped drive from each HP-UX machine onto which you will install any middleware products.
  2. Follow the directions in the Planning for Deployment Guide and the appropriate Installation Guide to perform the installation.
  3. If you extracted the middleware images to a local directory, erase that directory.

Sun Solaris

  1. Download and extract the Launchpad images as described in Using the Launchpad.
  2. Download these files:

Table 10. SmartCloud Control Desk middleware for Sun Solaris images

Part Number

Image Name

CI5JIML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_1of3_Sol_SPARC-64.tar

CI917ML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_2of3_Sol_SPARC-64.tar

CZX60ML

Tiv_Middl_Inst_750_3of3_Sol_SPARC-64.tar

  1. Extract the files into the same target directory. If you wish, you can extract the middleware images onto a mapped drive and access the mapped drive from each Sun Solaris machine onto which you will install any middleware products.
  2. Follow the directions in the Planning for Deployment Guide and the appropriate Installation Guide to perform the installation.
  3. If you extracted the middleware images to a local directory, erase that directory.

Windows Server

  1. Download and extract the Launchpad images as described in Using the Launchpad.
  2. Download these files:

Table 11. SmartCloud Control Desk middleware for 32-bit Windows images

Part Number

Image Name

CI911ML

Tiv_Midl_Instlr_7502_1of3_Win_x86-32.zip

CI5J7ML

Tiv_Midl_Instlr_7502_2of3_Win_x86-32.zip

CZX5DML

Tiv_Middl_Instlr_750_3of3_Win_x86-32.zip

Table 12. SmartCloud Control Desk middleware for 64-bit Windows images

Part Number

Image Name

CI912ML

Tiv_Midl_Instlr_7502_1of3_Win_x86-64.zip

CI5J9ML

Tiv_Midl_Instlr_7502_2of3_Win_x86-64.zip

CZX5GML

Tiv_Middl_Instlr_750_3of3_Win_x86-64.zip

  1. Extract the files into the same target directory, but not the directory into which you extracted the Launchpad images. If you wish, you can extract the Windows middleware images onto a mapped drive and access the mapped drive from each Windows machine onto which you will install any middleware products.
  2. Follow the directions in the Planning for Deployment Guide and the appropriate Installation Guide to perform the installation.
  3. If you extracted the middleware images to a local directory, erase that directory.

Linux on System z

  1. Download and extract the Launchpad images as described in Using the Launchpad.
  2. Download these files:

Table 13. SmartCloud Control Desk middleware for Linux on System z images

Part Number

Image Name

CI915ML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_1of3_Linux_Syst_z.tar

CI5JFML

Tiv_Midl_Inst_7502_2of3_Linux_Syst_z.tar

CZX5UML

Tiv_Middl_Inst_750_3of3_Linux_Syst_z.tar

  1. Extract the files into the same target directory, but not the directory into which you extracted the Launchpad images.
  2. Follow the directions in the Planning for Deployment Guide and the appropriate Installation Guide to perform the installation.
  3. If you extracted the middleware images to a local directory, erase that directory.

Installing SmartCloud Control Desk

Read the "Planning to deploy" chapter of the SmartCloud Control Desk Planning for Deployment Guide. Download and extract the Launchpad images on the administrative workstation as described in Using the Launchpad. The Launchpad images contain all the files needed to install SmartCloud Control Desk, including the language pack. Follow the directions in the appropriate Installation Guide to install SmartCloud Control Desk on the J2EE server. Separate installation guides are provided for WebSphere and WebLogic J2EE servers, and for a VM Image installation. These guides are available in PDF or HTML on the Web information center.

Installing SmartCloud Control Desk Everyplace

If you have purchased this separate component, download this image and follow the steps in the appropriate Installation Guide to install it.

Table 14. Launchpad image for SmartCloud Control Desk Everyplace

Part Number

Image Name

CI9DBML

SCCD_Everyplace_V751.zip

Installing Integration Composer

The Integration Composer component performs the transfer and transformation of discovered data from various sources to SmartCloud Control Desk. Read the "Installing Integration Composer" chapter of the appropriate Installation Guide to learn about installing Integration Composer. Download and extract the Launchpad images on the target machine as described in Using the Launchpad. The Launchpad images contain all the files needed to install Integration Composer. Follow the directions in the appropriate Installation Guide to install Integration Composer.

Installing the Deployer's Workbench

The Deployer's Workbench is a tool that enables you to design and define an authorized CI space for managed configuration items. Read the "Installing the Deployer's Workbench" chapter of the appropriate Installation Guide to learn about installing Deployer's Workbench. Download and extract the Launchpad images on the target machine as described in Using the Launchpad. The Launchpad images contain all the files needed to install Deployer's Workbench. Follow the directions in the appropriate Installation Guide to install Deployer's Workbench.

Installing the VM Image - Entry Edition

If you are installing the SmartCloud Control Desk VM Image - Entry Edition, first download the images listed below, and then follow the instructions in the VM Image options available to install IBM SmartCloud Control Desk 7.5.1 document: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21625380

Table 15. Launchpad images for SmartCloud Control Desk VM Image

Part Number

Image Name

CI9D6ML

SCCD_EE_1of8_V751_VMImage.part

CI9D7ML

SCCD_EE_2of8_V751_VMImage.part

CI9D8ML

SCCD_EE_3of8_V751_VMImage.part

CI9D9ML

SCCD_EE_4of8_V751_VMImage.part

CI9DAML

SCCD_EE_5of8_V751_VMImage.part

CIHD3ML

SCCD_EE_6of8_V751_VMImage.part

CIHD4ML

SCCD_EE_7of8_V751_VMImage.part

CIHD5ML

SCCD_EE_8of8_V751_VMImage.part

Installing the VM Image

If you are installing the SmartCloud Control Desk VM Image, first download the images listed below, and then follow the instructions in the VM Image options available to install IBM SmartCloud Control Desk 7.5.1 document: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21625380

Table 15. Launchpad images for SmartCloud Control Desk VM Image

Part Number

Image Name

CIFM0ML

SCCD_1of7_V751_VMImage.part

CIFM1ML

SCCD_2of7_V751_VMImage.part

CIFM2ML

SCCD_3of7_V751_VMImage.part

CIFM3ML

SCCD_4of7_V751_VMImage.part

CIFM4ML

SCCD_5of7_V751_VMImage.part

CIHD7ML

SCCD_6of7_V751_VMImage.part

CIHD8ML

SCCD_7of7_V751_VMImage.part

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More support for:

IBM SmartCloud Control Desk

Software version:

7.5.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Windows

Reference #:

1624746

Modified date:

2014-02-14

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