Explanation of the processes used by Veritas Operations Manager (VOM)

Problem

 

Explanation of the processes used on the VOM Central (Management) Server (CS) and the Managed Hosts (MHs).

Solution

VOM  PROCESSES

 Central (Management) Server (CS):

 

 /opt/VRTSsfmcs/sec/bin/sfmsecd

(local port: 14545)
Authentication server used to authenticate users logging into VOM CS
 
/opt/VRTSsfmh/bin/xprtld
(TCP port open between MHs and CS: 5634)
Lite web server (modified sshttpd - open source) used for https communication within VOM domain
 
/opt/VRTSsfmh/bin/perl /opt/VRTSsfmh/bin/sfmh-discovery.pl
Perl script to conduct discovery (CS is also a MH and will automatically configure during CS installation)
 
/opt/VRTSsfmcs/asa11/bin64s/../bin64/dbsrv11        
(local port: 5636)
VOM CS internally managed database (Sybase ASA)
 
/opt/VRTSsfmcs/esmweb/jre/bin/java  
(TCP port open from web browser at workstation to CS: 14161)
Java runtime used for VOM Web Application (Web Console)
                      
/opt/VRTSsfmh/bin/vxdclid
Daemon that periodically starts up to perform discoveries (will call vxlist binary)
 
Managed Host (MH):
 
/opt/VRTSsfmh/bin/vxdclid
Daemon that periodically starts up to perform discoveries (will call vxlist binary)
 
/opt/VRTSsfmh/bin/perl /opt/VRTSsfmh/bin/sfmh-discovery.pl
Perl script to conduct discovery
 
/opt/VRTSsfmh/bin/xprtld 
(TCP port open between MHs and CS: 5634)
Lite web server (modified sshttpd - open source) used for https communication within VOM domain

 

Additional details and resources are available on the VOM GO page at:

 

      http://go.symantec.com/vom

 

Documentation available on SORT at:

 

     https://sort.symantec.com/documents


Applies To

This is based on VOM version 4.1 in Linux but will apply to all supported Unix environments.

Terms of use for this information are found in Legal Notices.

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