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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.cocheno.com 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 https://www.avayadatalicensing.com/ , 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!