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Deploying and Administering Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 (STL85G)

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Lesson 1: Planning to deploy IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1

  • Identify the skills required to Administer a Sametime 8.5.1 Infrastructure
  • Identify system requirements for implementing a Sametime 8.5.1 infrastructure
  • Identify administrative requirements for Sametime 8.5.1 components
  • Analyze migration considerations when upgrading from a prior version of Sametime to Sametime 8.5.1

Lesson 2: Installing a pilot deployment of IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1

  • Install IBM DB2
  • Create the required DB2 databases
  • Verify the databases are functioning properly
  • Install the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 System Console
  • Start the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 System Console
  • Navigate the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 System Console UI
  • Connect the Sametime 8.5.1 server in your deployment to an LDAP directory
  • Connect to the DB2 databases
  • Use a guided activity to create a deployment plan for installing the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Community Server
  • Install a Lotus Sametime Community Server using a deployment plan
  • Use a guided activity to create a deployment plan for installing the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Proxy Server
  • Install a Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Proxy Server using a deployment plan
  • Verify the installation of the Lotus Sametime Proxy Server
  • Use a guided activity to create a deployment plan for installing the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Media Manager
  • Install a Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Media Manager using a deployment plan
  • Install the WebSphere Application Server Update Installer
  • Install the required software updates required by the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Media Manager
  • Update the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 client with the A/V plug-in
  • Verify the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Media Manager installation
  • Use a guided activity to create a deployment plan for installing the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Meeting Server
  • Install a Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Meeting Server using a deployment plan
  • Verify the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Meeting Server installation

Lesson 3: Administering an IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 pilot deployment

  • Creating and applying a policy in Sametime 8.5.1
  • Changing a user policys weight
  • Finding policies associated with a user
  • Identify Sametime 8.5.1 Ports and URLs in a pilot (Cell) deployment
  • Maintain and backup DB2 databases
  • Manage community services using the SSC
  • Administer the IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Proxy Server
  • Administer an IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Media Manager
  • Administer an IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 Meeting Server

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1

  • Identify must gather information to collect in the course of troubleshooting
  • Perform troubleshooting techniques