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IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.3 for Implementers (TV355G)

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Detailed Course Outline

Planning an IBM Tivoli Monitoring implementation

  • Overview and references
  • Architecture and components
  • Design process
  • Deployment and availability
  • Preparing for the installation
  • Component interoperability and upgrades

Installing IBM Tivoli Monitoring infrastructure

  • Preparing for installation
  • The Startup Center
  • Installing monitoring servers
  • Installing portal server components
  • Installing the portal client
  • Post-installation tasks

Installing IBM Tivoli Monitoring agents

  • Introduction to installing and configuring agents
  • Prerequisite checker for operating system agents
  • Remote installation
  • Installing agents remotely from the command line
  • Self-describing agents
  • Silent installation
  • Installing IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Databases DB2 Agent

Configuring and managing IBM Tivoli Monitoring Agents

  • Agent configuration
  • Using the portal client to manage agents
  • Troubleshooting agent deployment
  • Jazz for Service Management and Tivoli Monitoring Dashboards
  • Jazz for Service Management Overview
  • Installing Jazz for Service Management
  • Installing the Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Automation Server
  • Installing the IBM Tivoli Monitoring Dashboard
  • Verifying Jazz for Service Management
  • Verifying Tivoli Monitoring Dashboard

Maintaining IBM Tivoli Monitoring

  • Working with monitoring components
  • Data backup and restore
  • Maintenance
  • Monitoring server and self-monitoring

Integrated event management

  • Overview of integrated event management
  • Netcool/OMNIbus integration
  • Tivoli Enterprise Console integration
  • Event forwarding on z/OS

Configuring availability in IBM Tivoli Monitoring

  • Goals of resiliency and high availability
  • Heartbeats
  • Clustering
  • Hot standby overview
  • Monitoring agent and remote monitoring server failover
  • Portal server in the failover scenario
  • Troubleshooting options

Security for IBM Tivoli Monitoring

  • User authentication
  • Infrastructure component communication security
  • Secure Socket Layer
  • Firewall considerations with Tivoli Monitoring
  • Granular authorization
  • Single sign-on
  • Additional security topics