Before you install Event Analytics you must complete the following preinstallation tasks.

Event Archiving

You must be running a database with archived events. Event Analytics supports the Db2® and Oracle databases. Event Analytics support of MS SQL requires a minimum of IBM® Tivoli® Netcool®/Impact

You can use a gateway to archive events to a database. In reporting mode, the gateway archives events to a target database. For more information, see link.

Note: The gateway can operate in two modes: audit mode and reporting mode. Event Analytics only supports reporting mode.

Browser Requirements

To display the Seasonal Event Graphs in Microsoft Internet Explorer, you must install the Microsoft Silverlight plug-in.

Reduced Memory

If you are not running Event Analytics on Solaris, remove the comment from or add the following entry in the jvm.options file:


Removing the comment from or adding that entry dynamically reduces memory requirements.