To start the Broker and the Managers in the Topology Split Manager deployment:

  1. Start the Broker, the Global Manager, and the IP Availability Managers as described in the VMware Smart Assurance Installation Guide for SAM, IP, ESM, MPLS, and NPM Managers.

  2. Start the Topology Split Manager as described in “Service command” on page 24.

  3. Go to the TSM_BASEDIR/smarts/bin directory and enter the following command to verify that the Managers are running: