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Deployment of the LFMT Collector

This section describes how to deploy and configure the LFMT Collector software.

Important
LFMT Collector must be installed on the same host as LFMT Indexer.

Provisioning the LFMT Collector

The following directories in the LFMT Collector distributable contain the LFMT Collector templates:

  • For Linux, /templates.
  • For Windows, \templates.

Provisioning the LFMT Collector in Genesys Adminstrator Extension 8.5

  1. Log into GAX, and navigate to Configuration Manager.
  2. From the Environment section, select Application Templates.
  3. In the Application Templates section, select New.
  4. In the New Properties pane, select Import Application Template.
  5. In the Import Application Template dialog, click the Choose File button and navigate to the LFMT_Collector.apd template. Select the template and keep the template name as “LFMT_Collector”. This is important for the agents to identify the collector applications within the environment. Click the OK button to confirm the template import.
  6. In the New Properties pane, select the Save button to save the new application template.
  7. Once the application template has been imported, navigate to Configuration Manager.
  8. From the Environment section, select Applications.
  9. In the Applications section, select New.
  10. In the New Properties pane, complete the following:
    1. In the General tab, enter a name for the LFMT Collector application in the Name field,.
    2. Click on the Template field and navigate to the application template created above.
    3. In the Working Directory field, enter "." .
    4. In the Command Line field, enter "." .
    5. Click on the Host field and navigate to the host where LFMT Collector will be installed.
    6. In the Application Options tab, review and configure the LFMT Collector options.
    7. Tip
      For more information on the LFMT Collector configuration options, please refer to the LFMT Collector Configuration Options section.
    8. In the Ports tab, add the following listening ports:
      1. default = <an open port on the LFMT Collector host>
      2. ftmessaging = <an open port on the LFMT Collector host>
      3. sftmessaging = <an open port on the LFMT Collector host>
    9. Select the Save button to save the new application.

Installing the LFMT Collector

The following directories in the LFMT Collector distributable contain the LFMT installation packages:

  • For Linux, /linux/bX/ip.
  • For Windows, \windows\bX\ip.

Installing the LFMT Collector on Linux

  1. In the directory to which the LFMT Collector installation package was copied, execute the install.sh script.
  2. When prompted, confirm the host name of the computer on which LFMT Collector is to be installed.
  3. When prompted, specify the host and port to the Configuration Server associated with this LFMT Collector.
  4. When prompted, specify the username and password to access the Configuration Server.
  5. When prompted, specify the host and port to the Backup Configuration Server associated with this LFMT Collector.
  6. When prompted, select the LFMT Collector Application object you configured in “Provisioning the LFMT Collector” from the list of applications and click Next.
  7. Enter the Destination Folder for the LFMT Collector installation.

Installing the LFMT Collector on Windows

  1. In the directory to which the LFMT Collector installation package was copied, double-click setup.exe to start the installation.
  2. On the Welcome screen, click Next.
  3. When prompted, specify the connection parameters to the Configuration Server associated with this LFMT Collector and click Next.
  4. When prompted, select the LFMT Indexer Application object you configured in “Provisioning the LFMT Collector” from the list of applications and click Next.
  5. Enter the Destination Folder for the LFMT Collector installation and click Next.
  6. (Optional) Enter the Host name and Port of the Backup Configuration Server associated with this LFMT Collector and click Next.
  7. On the Ready to Install screen, click Install.
  8. On the Installation Complete screen, click Finish.

Configuring GAX for use with the LFMT Collector

  1. Log into GAX, and navigate to Configuration Manager.
  2. From the Environment section, select Applications.
  3. In the Applications section, select the GAX Application configured for use with the LFMT Client.
  4. In the Application Properties pane, select the Connections tab.
  5. In the Connections tab, add a connection to the LFMT Collector GAX will control.
  6. Important
    A single GAX may have connections to more than one LFMT Collector instances.
  7. Select the Save button to save changes to the application.
  8. Restart GAX.

Verifying the LFMT Collector installation

After completing the installation of the LFMT Collector, its configuration should be verified through the GAX interface.

  1. Log into GAX, and navigate to Configuration Manager.
  2. From the Environment section, select Applications.
  3. In the Applications section, locate and open the LFMT Collector application.
  4. In the General tab, verify that the following parameters have been updated by the installation process.
  • Working Directory: The LFMT Collector installation path
  • Command Line: collector_startup.bat or ./collector_startup.sh
  • Command Line Arguments: -app <LFMT Collector Application Name> -host <Configuration Server Host> -port <Configuration Server Port> -backuphost <Backup Configuration Server Host> -backupport <Backup Configuration Server Port>
Important
The backuphost and backupport options are optional. These options are read from the Command Line Arguments field of the LFMT Collector object only.

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