Course Overview

Course Duration 3 days.
IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.3 for Implementers, you can manage your systems graphically, dynamically, and flexibly. A browser-enabled interface helps transform systems management data into information you need to keep systems available. In this course, you learn how to implement IBM Tivoli Monitoring version 6.3. This training class is provided in a classroom environment with multiple opportunities for hands-on lab practice.

Who Should Attend

  • This intermediate-level course is for anyone involved in the implementation of IBM Tivoli Monitoring version 6.3.

Course Certifications This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

  • You should complete course IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.2.3 Fundamentals (TM022) or have equivalent knowledge and experience.

Course Objectives

Course Content

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