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IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 7.4 - Installation and Configuration (TN024G)

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Detailed Course Outline


  • Architecture overview
  • New enhancements

Installation prerequisites and considerations

  • Operating systems
  • Software prerequisites
  • Architecture considerations

OMNIbus Core installation

  • Pre-installation requirements
  • OMNIbus Core installation
  • Preliminary functionality
  • Student exercises


  • Installation
  • Basic configuration
  • Overview of features and functions
  • Introduction to high availability and load balancing
  • Student exercises

High Availability

  • Overview of high-availability architecture and features
  • Techniques for ObjectServer replication to create a backup
  • Gateway configuration
  • Verification of automated failover and fail back
  • Student exercises

Basic ObjectServer Administration

  • Overview of Administrative tasks
  • Creation of Users, Groups, Roles
  • Creation of Tables and Columns
  • Student exercises

Tools and Automations

  • Overview of basic SQL functions
  • Creation of Menus and Tools (Web GUI)
  • Overview of ObjectServer automations
  • Basic automation configuration
  • Launching external commands using automations
  • Student exercises

Common Integrations

  • Overview of probe features and functions
  • Rules file customization
  • Probe high availability
  • Common probes (Syslog, MTTrapd, EIF)
  • Overview of Netcool Knowledge Library
  • Remote administration
  • Student exercises

Event Archiving

  • Overview of event archiving and reporting
  • JDBC Gateway
  • Tivoli Common Reporting
  • OMNIbus report package
  • Student exercises

Process control

  • Overview of process control features and functions
  • Configuration of process control
  • Visual PA
  • Other features
  • Student Exercises