Install Visualization Performance and Fault Manager (VPFM) from Avaya


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6, 32–bit or 64-bit
Virtual or Physical server
Fully FQDN
RAM—Minimum is 4 GB; Avaya recommends 6 GB
Hard disk space—Minimum is 20 GB; Avaya recommends 40 GB.
Processor—Minimum is 2.0 GHz Dual Core; Maximum is 2.0 GHz Quad Core.

Download from Avaya VPFM 3.0.3 x86_64 (last release)

Check MD5Checksum

Full permissions to execute the bin

[[email protected] ~]# chmod 777 vpfm30r3_setup_linux64_b1481.bin

Disable SELinux and restart

[[email protected] ~]#vi /etc/selinux/config

# This file controls the state of SELinux on the system.
# SELINUX= can take one of these three values:
#       enforcing - SELinux security policy is enforced.
#       permissive - SELinux prints warnings instead of enforcing.
#       disabled - SELinux is fully disabled.
# SELINUXTYPE= type of policy in use. Possible values are:
#       targeted - Only targeted network daemons are protected.
#       strict - Full SELinux protection.

[[email protected] ~]# shutdown -r now

[[email protected] ~]# sestatus
SELinux status:                 disabled

Start VNCServer like a Normal Desktop and setup a password

[[email protected] ~]# vncserver :1

New 'vpfm:1 (root)' desktop is vpfm:1

Starting applications specified in /root/.vnc/xstartup
Log file is /root/.vnc/vpfm:1.log

[[email protected] ~]# vi /root/.vnc/xstartup

# Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop:
exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc

[[email protected] ~]# vncserver -kill :1

[[email protected] ~]# vncserver :1

Connect to host vpfm:1 using VNCViewer

Open a terminal Window and execute

[[email protected] ~]# ./vpfm30r3_setup_linux64_b1481.bin


To get the licenses from Avaya you need to change the hosts file

[[email protected] ~]# vi /etc/hosts
 # Do not remove the following line, or various programs
 # that require network functionality will fail. vpfm       localhost


Keep the “Notice”, you will need this info to get the licenses

Setup the Primary Security Server Password

The PostCheck logs reported a few errors regarding chmod access to perl and kbmd service (no installed)…So I installed again and they disappeared.

chmod /opt/avaya/ucm/perl/perl5.8.8/bin

service kbmd not installed properly

Checking the VPFM service

[[email protected] ~]# service kbmd status
 VPFM server is not running.
 Bit mode is 64.


Warning: You must have a valid licenses to run the kbmd service

Install Licenses

Get the licenses from , you will need the IP,Notice and LAC

Open the URL https://vpfm/ecc/index.jsp?contentUrl=licensessing.jsp and upload the licenses

Login using with admin and the password defined for Primary Security Server

OPen a shell and start the VPFM service

[[email protected] ~]# service kbmd status
 VPFM server is not running.
 Bit mode is 64.

[[email protected] ~]# service kbmd staus
bad argument provided here
Application control script
kbmd {start | stop | status | restart} [ -verbose ]
start:   starts VPFM application
stop:    stops VPFM application
status:  reports status of VPFM application (running or stopped)
restart: stops (if running) and then starts VPFM application
-verbose: use this switch to print messages to the screen (optional)

[[email protected] ~]# service kbmd start
[1] 30893

[[email protected] ~]# service kbmd status
VPFM server is running.
Bit mode is 64.

VPFM Ready to go!

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