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Fast Lane Deutschland

IBM Tivoli Netcool OMNIbus 7.3 User


Length: 2.0 Days
Course code: TN013G
Delivery method: Classroom
Price: 1490 EUR
This training is available on request.
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IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Version 7.3 incorporates several advancements over previous versions of this enterprise level operations management solution. This course covers the behavior, utilization and configuration settings of the User interfaces. You will configure and utilize both the legacy and new Web GUI interface including the Tivoli Integrated Portal. You will also work with defined pages, maps filters and views as well as how to specify multiple data source event lists. New functionality around creating maps, filters and views will be examined. You will configure client Accelerated Event Notifications.


This intermediate course is for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 7.3 users. It is intended to update current skill sets and introduce new user communities to version 7.3 functionality.


You should have:

  • Network Operations and Maintenance application knowledge
  • Linux administration experience


  • Install client interfaces components
  • Describe client components
  • Describe client system architecture
  • Utilize the Tivoli Integrated Portal
  • Navigate and configure the Web GUI portal
  • Describe product integrations
  • Configure and utilize predefined pages and the Active Event List new functions
  • Create custom task pages
  • Configure multiple data source references
  • Configure and utilize previous Netcool GUI Foundation components and tools
  • Configure and utilize new Web GUI filters, views, dashboard and maps
  • Utilize basic SQL code to create component configurations
  • Change the users password


Unit 1- Initial client setup

  • Client system configurations
  • System architecture and components
  • Installing legacy client system applications
  • New client Web GUI functionality
  • Configuring system variables

Unit 2 - Client Components

  • Legacy client functionality
    • Legacy communication protocols
    • Legacy directory structures
    • Launching the legacy OMNIbus Conductor component
    • Utilizing Conductor GUI elements
    • Configuring and utilizing the Event List component
    • Filters, views and event list configuration files
    • Filter builder functionality
    • View builder functionality
    • Legacy configurations within the Conductor
    • Configuring the Accelerated Event Notification (AEN) client
  • Tivoli Integrated Portal and Web GUI client functionality introduction
    • Access the TIP portal
    • Utilize TIP portal elements
    • Navigate within the TIP and Web GUI pages
    • Manage concurrent open pages
    • Enable Auto-Start preferences
    • Add pages to the MY Tasks view
    • Utilize troubleshooting and System Information links
    • Configure event list refresh rates
    • Change and save passwords

Unit 3 - Web GUI configurations

  • Filters
    • Search, create, copy, delete and modify filters and assign accessibility
    • Describe personal, Global and System filters
    • Assign Multiple data sources for filters
    • Utilize the filter builder functionality
    • Utilize and create basic filter SQL statements
  • Views
    • How to search, create, copy, delete and modify views and assign accessibility
    • Personal, Global and System views
    • Assigning multiple data sources for views
    • Defining Views to accept differing column definitions from ObjectServers
    • Utilizing the view builder functionality
  • Event Dashboard
    • Default Event Dashboard page
    • Event Dashboard icons and preferences pop-ups
    • Configuring Dashboard layouts, menu options and visuals
    • Configuring multiple data source entries for monitor boxes
    • Modifying and editing user and system wide setting for Dashboard page
  • Active Event List (AEL)
    • Launching and accessing the AEL
    • How filter SQL determines list elements
    • Utilizing the AEL icons, menus and filter and view assignments
    • Modifying and editing user and system wide setting for AEL page
    • Configuring multiple data source entries for AEL page
    • Implementing AEL with views containing different columns from different ObjectServers
    • Elements and indicators of the AEL page
    • AEL tools and actions on events
  • Lightweight Event List (LEL)
  • Table Views

Unit 4 - Web GUI interface - Maps

  • Map Example pages
    • Example map structure
    • Map interactivity
    • Utilizing Event List displays
    • Utilizing active map icons
    • Dependant filters in maps
    • Configuring multiple data sources in map
  • Map basic configuration
    • Basic map layout
    • Split page views (all pages)
    • Utilizing map elements
    • Creating a custom page