IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition 4.2 Operations and Administration – TN325G

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IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition 4.2 Operations and Administration


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Configure Tivoli Network Manager and perform a full discovery of simulated networks. CR – Classroom Trainingeate real-time MIB graphs, control polling behavior, and connect isolated networks.

This course covers the installation, configuration, use, customization, integration of Tivoli Network Manager 4.2 with Network Operations Insight, and network monitoring using the Network Manager pollers. The workshop includes approximately 40% lecture and 60% hands-on exercises. The workshop begins with a basic overview of product components and their associated functions. You configure Tivoli Network Manager and perform a full discovery of simulated networks. To further understand the intricacies of the discovery cycle, you customize discovery by changing the behavior of finders and agents. You also learn to CR – Classroom Trainingeate real-time MIB graphs, control polling behavior, connect isolated networks through manual map editing, and use the reporting functions of IBM Tivoli Network Manager. You also learn to use the Network Health Dashboard and CR – Classroom Trainingeate custom dashboards.

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Target Audience:

This course is for administrators, integrators, and users who are responsible for configuring and using Tivoli Network Manager or Network Operations Insight.



Before taking this course, you should have the following skills: –



  • Basic Linux shell sCR – Classroom Trainingipt editing using vi or gedit
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  • Understanding of the function of routers and switches and layers 2 and 3 of the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) model
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  • Understanding of the types of devices that operate at Layer 1 of the OSI model
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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
  • CR – Classroom Trainingoss-domain network views
  • Network Health Dashboard
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate custom dashboards



  • 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
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeating database tables
  • Prepare stitchers to enrich discovery
  • Run the custom sCR – Classroom Trainingipts 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 SCR – Classroom Trainingipts


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


After you complete this course, you can perform the following tasks: 



  •  Install IBM Tivoli Network Manager 4.2
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  •  Navigate the Network Manager interface
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  •  DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe discovery in the context of Tivoli Network Manager
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  •  Configure and run a network discovery
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  •  Schedule automatic full discoveries
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  •  Use the discovery collector
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  •  Build and use discovery filters
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  •  Troubleshoot discovery issues
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  •  Build network partition views
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  •  Use the Network Health Dashboard
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  •  CR – Classroom Trainingeate custom dashboards
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  •  View device link status and capacity information
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  •  Manually instantiate undiscovered devices and connections.
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  •  Use the Hop View and Network Partition view
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  •  CR – Classroom Trainingeate a network view with multiple domains
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  •  Configure and customize Network Manager polling behavior
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  •  Schedule event-based reports
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  •  View asset and discovery reports
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  •  Perform stitcher customizations to add custom data to a discovery
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  •  Configure adaptive polling
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  •  Configure database access
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  •  Configure a custom report
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  •  Schedule a report snapshot
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Prior to enrolling, IBM Employees must follow their Division/Department processes to obtain approval to attend this public training class. Failure to follow Division/Department approval processes may result in the IBM Employee being personally responsible for the class charges.


GBS practitioners that use the EViTA system for requesting external training should use that same process for this course. Go to the EViTA site to start this process:



Once you enroll in a GTP class, you will receive a confirmation letter that should show:



  • The current GTP list price
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  • The 20% discounted price available to IBMers. This is the price you will be invoiced for the class.
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Tivoli Network Manager Entry Edition

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IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition 4.2 Operations and Administration – Code: TN325G

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