SAP Solman

 Installation of SMD Agent

Download

You can find the SMD Agent installations files at:

http://service.sap.com/swdc

Go to: “Support Packages and Patches” -> “Browse our Download Catalog” -> “SAP Technology Components” -> “SAP SOLUTION MANAGER” -> “SAP SOLUTION MANAGER 7.0 EHP 1” ->

“Entry by Component” -> “Agents for managed systems”

Extraction of .SAR with SAPCAR

1. Open a prompt screen.

2. Navigate to the .SAR path.

3. Run command “sapcar -xvf

Installation Process

1. Launch SAPInst from the SMD Agent installation files. You will see a page like this:

2. Select option “Diagnostics Agent” at:
Solution Manager Diagnostics Agent -> Installation Options -> Standalone Engines -> Diagnostics agent in SAP Solution Manager -> “Diagnostics Agent”.

To start the installation, choose “Next”.

3. Define parameters:

Choose the host name for the SMD Agent.

For more information about the input parameters, place the cursor on the relevant field and press F1 in SAPinst.

Then click “Next” to continue.
4. Choose the SMD Agent SID and the destination driver.


Then click “Next” to continue.
5. Specify the path for the “JCE Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy” files. Note that you must NOT unzip the archive.

For more information about how to download them check SAP Note 1240081.

Then click “Next” to continue.

6. Choose the Domain where you want to install the SMD Agent. This step will created the system accounts for the SMD Agent.

Then click “Next” to continue.

7. Choose the passwords for the created user.

Then click “Next” to continue.

8. Choose the path for the Self-check file and click “Next”.

Then click “Next” to continue.

9. Choose the Instance Number for the SMD Agent.

Then click “Next” to continue.

10. Agent registration:
At this step you can choose two options:
a. Register in existing central SLD: If the Solution Manager is NOT yet up and running choose this option to register the SMD Agent to a productive SLD.

b. No SLD registration: If the solution manager is up and running, choose this option. This is the RECOMMENDED option. Using this type of connection no SLD attachment is necessary, neither the link “Agent Candidates Management” needs to be used in the “Agent Administration”.

10.1. Register in existing central SLD:

a. Fill up the SLD connections parameters.

You need to specify the SLD HTTP Host, SLD HTTP Port, SLD Data Supplier User and the password of SLD Data Supplier User.
Then click “Next” to continue.

b. Choose the SMD Agent connection type. Recommended is “P4 Connection via SCS message server”.

For more information about the type of connection, place the cursor on the relevant field and press F1 in SAPinst.
Then click “Next” to continue.
c. Specify the connection information.


Then click “Next” to continue.

If you have done the SLD registration. After you finish the installation of the SMD agent, you will also need to attach it to the Solution Manager. This procedure is described here:

10.2. No SLD Registration

a. Specify the connection information.


Then click “Next” to continue.

11. Now the “Summary” page is displayed. At this step you can revise the entire configuration done. Just select what you want to review and then click at “Revise”.

12. Now the installation will be performed:

13. After some time the installation will finish.

Congratulations, you have just installed the SMD Agent successfully.

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