After you log in as an administrator, you can install a from Centralized Management.


  • Determine whether you need a SolutionPack license file by checking the feature names and expiration dates listed in Centralized Management > License Management. If not listed, obtain a license by completing a Support Request (SR) form, which is available on the support website

  • Ensure the core modules, such as the Module-Manager, are up-to-date on all servers since not all module dependencies are validated during the SolutionPack installation. See the M&R (Watch4net) Installation and Configuration Guide for more information.
  • Obtain the login credentials and protocol information for the TMF864-compliant Element Management System(s)
  • Ensure all software for your Smarts Optical Transport Manager deployment is installed with services running.
Table 1. Software components required when collecting data from optical networks
Software component Purpose
Smarts Optical Transport Manager installed with WDM-NG domain manager service Analyzes the events collected by the SolutionPack for Optical Wavelength Services and determines the root cause of problems occurring in the optical network.
Service Assurance Manager installed with Notification Cache Publishing Converts events to notifications and sends the root cause and impact to the SolutionPack for Smarts.
SolutionPack for Smarts Provides reports showing notifications and topology collected from the optical network.


  1. Log in to the M&R platform with your user name and password.
  2. Select Administration.
  3. Select Centralized Management.
  5. Select the SolutionPack in the Browse and Install SolutionPacks screen.
  6. Read the summary information and click Install.
  7. Select the components to install.
    1. Review the default instance name and edit if needed.
      You may install more than one instance of the SolutionPack. Each instance name must be unique and connected to different Element Management Systems.
    2. Select the M&R servers in one or more list boxes. For example, select the collector host in the Data collection and the backend host in the Events list boxes.
    3. Click Next.
  8. For each list box you select, a screen appears.
    1. Click Next after you complete each screen.
      Default RabbitMQ credentials are admin and changeme when using SAM with Notification Cache Publishing enabled.
    2. Click Install after you complete the last screen.
    The installation process begins.
  9. Select the maximize arrow next to each component to view the installation process.
    When the installation successfully completes, green checkmarks appear.
  10. Select Centralized Management > SolutionPack to verify the installed SolutionPack.