This basic course is for operators and administrators responsible for their enterprise monitoring infrastructure. It is also intended to help new users of Tivoli Monitoring to use the tools to effectively manage their enterprise monitoring.
IBM Tivoli Monitoring products monitor the performance and availability of distributed operating systems and applications. You learn about the Tivoli Monitoring architecture and how to navigate the Tivoli Enterprise Portal. You also learn how to manage situation events, visualize real-time and historical data, manage user authorities, and publish monitoring workspaces. This course is designed for users and administrators of all Tivoli Monitoring products that use the Tivoli Enterprise Portal as the user interface.
Unit 1: Introduction and overview Lesson 1: Purpose and positioning Lesson 2: Architecture and components Lesson 3: Tivoli Monitoring Services Lesson 4: Monitoring solutions using the Tivoli Enterprise Portal Lesson 5: Overview of the student exercise environment Unit 2: Using and navigating Tivoli Enterprise Portal Lesson 1: Starting the Tivoli Enterprise Portal Lesson 2: Describing components of the Application Window Lesson 3: Understanding Navigator views Lesson 4: Navigating workspaces Lesson 5: Managing views Lesson 6: Introduction to situation events Unit 3: Managing Tivoli Monitoring components Lesson 1: Starting and stopping Tivoli Monitoring components Lesson 2: Managed systems and groups Lesson 3: Self-monitoring workspaces Lesson 4: The student exercise monitoring scenario Unit 4: Monitoring your enterprise Lesson 1: Situation events and situation attributes Lesson 2: The Situation editor Lesson 3: Product-provided situations Lesson 4: Building situations Lesson 5: Model situations and monitored baselines Lesson 6: Situation settings Lesson 7: Managing situations Lesson 8: Dynamic thresholds Unit 5: Managing situation events Lesson 1: Situation event management facilities Lesson 2: Managing situation events effectively Lesson 3: Taking actions to solve problems Lesson 4: Closing situation events Unit 6: Visualizing monitoring data Lesson 1: Structuring the enterprise using customized Navigator views Lesson 2: Organizing the presentation using customized workspaces Lesson 3: View types Lesson 4: Using graphic views Lesson 5: Data collection rules Lesson 6: Understanding links Unit 7: Historical data collection Lesson 1: Historical data collection overview Lesson 2: Configure historical data collection Lesson 3: Accessing historical data in workspaces Lesson 4: Historical self-monitoring workspaces Unit 8: Managing users and publishing workspaces Lesson 1: Managing Tivoli Enterprise Portal users and user groups Lesson 2: Managing access to applications and Navigator views Lesson 3: Publishing workspaces
Describe the Tivoli Monitoring architecture Use and navigate the Tivoli Enterprise Portal to monitor and manage an enterprise monitoring solution built with Tivoli Monitoring Manage the Tivoli Monitoring infrastructure by starting and stopping components, using the self-monitoring workspaces and topology, and building managed system groups Build situations to monitor the enterprise Access situation events, situation event details, and status changes Manage events effectively using facilities provided with Tivoli Monitoring Visualize enterprise monitoring data, personalize workspace data, and build workspace views Manage historical data collection and use historical data within Tivoli Enterprise Portal Manage user authorizations and user groups