Follow these guidelines to install the Topology Split Manager:

  • Install the IP Manager to a new installation directory.

    Include TSM in the directory pathname for ease in locating this particular installation. For example, on UNIX:


    In this document, the term TSM_BASEDIR represents the base directory, <installation directory>/TSM/IP, where the software for the Topology Split Manager is installed.

  • Choose a “Complete” installation.

  • Do not install any products as services.

    Detailed instructions for installing the IP Manager are given in the VMware Smart Assurance Installation Guide for SAM, IP, ESM, MPLS, and NPM Managers.