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iMC Essentials for Network Administrators (HL048)

Course Description Schedule
 

Who should attend

  • Network Engineers and Administrators
  • Network Architects and Consultants

Prerequisites

Learners should have experience in the networking field to get the most from this seminar

Course Objectives

This training course covers the features of HP Intelligent Management Center Software Platform (IMC). This course will teach a learner how IMC can be used for: Fault Management; Configuration and Change Management; Accounting Management; Performance Management; Security Management in a manner consistent with the OSI Management Framework. In this course learners will get hands on experience using IMC to manage ComWare and ProVision products as well as products from 3rd party vendors like Cisco, Microsoft and VMWare.

Course Content

Designing Your Network Management Architecture for Success

  • List Steps for deploying NMA
  • Describe the main features of IMC
  • Differentiate between IMC Standard and Enterprise
  • Discuss what IMC modules can accomplish

IMC Technical Design

  • Demonstrate how SNMP uses MIBs to gather data
  • Describe the SOA based model for IMC
  • Differentiate between Centralized, Distributed, Hierarchical and Hybrid
  • Calculate Collection units give the number of performance metrics and polling times

IMC MODULES

  • Describe Licensing of IMC base platform and its various modules
  • Illustrate how IMC modules can be implemented to create a holistic solution
  • Select modules based on requirements provided
  • Determine what method of install is recommended

Using IMC for Network Assessment

  • Use IMC to gather data on devices in a network
  • Define the devices to be managed
  • Collect information about the devices
  • Display Reports about the Devices

Getting Started with IMC

  • Configure IMC for daily use
  • Define group setting to enable user privileges
  • Identify features that are required by most deployments
  • Create Workflows to improve Alarm and Event handling in IMC

View Management

  • Modify the layout of Network Devices
  • Contrast functions available in Topology views to Device View
  • Select which View is better to use
  • Describe how to access and control devices in either Topology or Device View

Intelligent Configuration Center- iCC

  • Define Device backup handling in IMC with Baselines
  • Complete Software Library configuration
  • Complete auto-backup scheduling
  • Create Workflows to backup devices Software and Configurations
  • Explain why Configuration Comparisons are useful

Multi-Vendor VLAN Management

  • Define VLANs for organization
  • Define VLANs per Trunk
  • Identify where VLANs can be manipulated in IMC
  • Create Workflows to enable VLAN management across vendor

Network Traffic Analysis

  • Explain what Network Traffic Analysis does
  • Install and configure Network Traffic Analyzer
  • Discuss how Network Traffic Analyzer can be used
  • Illustrate how Network Traffic Analysis with other IMC tools can provide insight into Network Issues

Performance Management

  • Identify Performance Metrics required for measurement
  • Create operator based view of the performance metrics
  • Explain why one should NOT measure everything
  • Demonstrate how Port Groups are used

ACL Management

  • Explain the capabilities of IMC’s ACL Management interface
  • Identify the components of and types of ACLs
  • Discuss the use of the ACL Templates, ACL Resource pages and the ACL Assistant

EVENTS AND ALARMS

  • Discriminate between Recovered and Acknowledged
  • Explain how syslog and traps can be forwarded via email
  • Demonstrate how add a note to an Alarm

REPORTING

  • Compare Real Time Reports, My Quick Report, and My Scheduled Report
  • Explain how reports can be emailed to users
  • Demonstrate how custom views are used to focus reports
  • Select which Operator Groups will be able to access a report

Virtual Network Management

  • Identify the parameters to configure a SOAP template
  • Demonstrate how to review the virtual switch and its physical switch connection
  • Configure an LACP connection
  • Explain how Port Groups are used to measure performance

IMC MY SHORTCUTS

  • Identify My Shortcuts uses in IMC
  • Demonstrate how to conduct an assessment using IMC Wizard
  • Review how to access different sections of IMC
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,750.- €
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Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,750.- €
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