IBM Systems Director is a platform-management foundation that streamlines the way to manage physical and virtual systems across a heterogeneous environment. By using industry standards, IBM Systems Director supports multiple operating systems and virtualization technologies across IBM and non-IBM x86 platforms. Through a single user interface, IBM Systems Director provides consistent views for viewing managed systems, determining how these systems relate to one another, and identifying their statuses, thus helping to correlate technical resources with business needs. A set of common tasks included with IBM Systems Director provides many of the core capabilities required for basic management, which means instant out-of-the-box business value. These common tasks include discovery, inventory, configuration, system health, monitoring, updates, event notification and automation across managed systems. This course discusses the features, functions, and usage of Virtualization Manager, Storage Manager and selected IBM Systems Director advanced plug-ins with System x and BladeCenter equipment including VMControl Express edition and Active Energy Manager.
Hands on lab will be included.
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After completing this Course you should be able to:
This is an intermediate course. Enrollment in this course is not restricted. However, typical students taking this course include technical IBM personnel from the FTSS, ATS, and Techline organizations as well as business partner technical personnel involved with planning, installation, configuration, and upgrading of System x servers and use of IBM Systems Director systems management software.
You should complete the following courses, or equivalent skill, are required prior to this course:
There are no follow-ons for this course.