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Universal Discovery 10.x Essentials (UD120)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide an understanding of the fundamental concepts and applications of the HP Universal Discovery (UD) solution. Participants learn various discovery methods and how to implement them. Federation and leveraging of actionable information are also introduced in the context of Discovery operations and management. The hands-on lab environment uses UD version 10.0x.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for application or system support personnel or anyone who needs an overview of the capabilities of HP UD 10.0x.


General knowledge of IT operations, familiarity with business services and service management

  • Familiarity with the ITIL® Foundations subject area and the Configuration Management System (CMS) in particular
  • Background in network or enterprise application administration and knowledge of enterprise architectures in a production IT infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of web sites and browsers
  • Familiarity with testing concepts

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the evolution of the Configuration Management System (CMS) from the Configuration Management Database (CMDB), the need for CMS, and working of CMS
  • Define the concept of Universal Discovery (UD) and be able to identify its applications and types
  • Identify the architecture and deployment process of UD, and the installation and setup of the data flow probe and its log files
  • Define the concepts of Discovery adapters, Discovery packages, Discovery scripts, and other Discovery resources
  • Work with the Discovery Control Panel and types of discovery activities
  • Use the Discovery Troubleshooter
  • Design and build agentless and agent-based discoveries, and use software plug-ins
  • Work with the Viewer and the Analysis Workbench
  • Use the application recognition process, SAI Editor, and XML Enricher services
  • Use UD integrations and UD types
  • Use Discovery rules, Discovery jobs, and out-of-the-box (OOTB) activities
  • Perform deployment of passive/real-time discovery
  • Perform the migration of UD from Discovery and Dependency Mapping Inventory (DDMI)

Course Content

  • UD Foundation
  • Introduction to Universal Discovery
  • UD Architecture, Installation, and Deployment
  • UD Adapter Management
  • Working with Discovery Control Panel
  • Data Center Discovery
  • UD InventoryDiscovery
  • UD Application Recognition
  • Just-in-Time Discovery
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Discovery
  • Integrations
  • Using Discovery Rules Engine
  • Performing UD Migration from DDMI


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Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,775.- €
Dates and Booking
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27/02/2017 - 03/03/2017 Gelnhausen
07/08/2017 - 11/08/2017 Gelnhausen