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IBM Tivoli Netcool OMNIbus 8.1 Installation and Configuration 

Codice corso: TN025G
Durata corso: 3gg

Overview

This course teaches you to perform a complete installation of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 8.1. Through lectures and extensive hands-on exercises, you learn all the steps necessary to perform an installation, including hardware sizing, confirming software prerequisites, installation, creation of ObjectServers, installation of probes, installation of gateways, configuring high availability, and deploying historical event reporting. Throughout the course, you practice your knowledge through extensive hands-on exercises that emphasize the skills taught in the lectures. The lab environment for this course uses the Red Hat Linux platform.

Audience

This intermediate-level course is for anyone responsible for the installation of IBM Netcool/OMNIbus 8.1.

Prerequisites

You should have the following skills:

  • Practical knowledge of UNIX and typical UNIX-based tools
  • Practical knowledge of Network Fault Management
  • Basic understanding of database concepts, including language constructs, database versus table versus column, triggers
  • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V8.1 User course or equivalent experience

Objective

Please refer to course overview for description information.

 

Course Outline

Basic Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus components and concepts

  • Overview

Installation prerequisites and planning

  • Pre-installation planning
  • Other considerations

Netcool/OMNIbus core installation

  • Pre-installation requirements
  • Core installation
  • Preliminary operation

Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI

  • Installing Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI
  • Web GUI user features and functions
  • Web GUI administrative features and functions
  • Web GUI user authentication

Basic ObjectServer administration

  • Netcool/OMNIbus directory structure
  • ObjectServer structure
  • Administration overview
  • Modifying the ObjectServer

Tools and automations

  • Introduction to ObjectServer SQL
  • Desktop tools
  • ObjectServer automations

Common integrations

  • Overview
  • Common probes
  • Optional probe features
  • Remote probe administration

ObjectServer high availability

  • Overview
  • Implementing high availability
  • Gateway configuration

Process control

  • Overview
  • Visual Process Activity (PA)

Event archiving

  • Overview
  • Tivoli Common Reporting
  • Gateway for JDBC
  • Event reports

Introduction and Architecture

  • Features overview
  • Architectural overview
  • Troubleshooting with log and trace files
  • Architectural considerations

Discovery Basics

  • How discovery works
  • The discovery wizard
  • Starting discovery
  • Checking discovery status
  • Discovery configuration tabs

Advanced Discovery Options

  • Configure discovery of multicast networks
  • Discovery filtering
  • Discovering with collectors
  • Troubleshooting discovery
  • Optimizing discovery

Visualization Basics

  • Visualization architecture
  • Event views
  • The Hop View
  • Network views
  • Link status and capacity
  • Tabular and Grid views
  • Tools

Advanced Visualization

  • Path Views
  • Topology Editor
  • Device Structure Browser
  • Bookmarks
  • Adding classes and icons
  • Cross-domain network views
  • Network Health Dashboard
  • Create custom dashboards

Polling

  • Polling architecture
  • Polling policies
  • Polling definitions
  • Manage and unmanage devices and interfaces
  • Configure adaptive polling
  • Realtime MIB graphing
  • Distributed polling
  • Troubleshooting information

Optical Transport and Radio Access Networks

Understanding DNCIM

  • DNCIM database basics
  • Populating DNCIM database
  • Mapping information into the MODEL service

Customizing Discovery

  • Discovery in-depth
  • Creating database tables
  • Prepare stitchers to enrich discovery
  • Run the custom scripts and stitchers

Gateway and Network Fault Isolation

  • Architecture and basis concepts
  • RCA overview
  • Gateway plug-ins
  • New rules for special events
  • Troubleshooting gateway event processing

Administrative Perl Scripts

Tivoli Network Manager Failover

  • Failover basics
  • What happens with failover

Tivoli Network Manager Reports

  • Overview
  • Viewing and scheduling reports
  • Cognos and BIRT reports
  • Included reports
  • Installing Tivoli Common Reporting
  • Troubleshooting Cognos

Installing Tivoli Network Manager 4.1.1

  • Installation preparation
  • Installing Tivoli Network Manager
  • The root user post installation tasks
  • Install Tivoli Common Reporting
  • Component communications
  • Optional configuration of OMNIbus processes running as a non-root user
  • Process control
  • Starting Tivoli Network Manager

P.IVA 06249920965
C.C.I.A.A. REA: MI - 1880014
Cap. Soc. € 12.000,00

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