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IBM Agent Builder 6.3.4

IBM Agent Builder 6.3.4

Category: Tivoli

Description

This course teaches you how to use the IBM Agent Builder software to create, modify, debug, and package agents for use with IBM Performance Management and IBM Tivoli Monitoring products. You create agents that monitor many different data sources. You learn to mix, match, and manipulate monitored data to create custom data points to monitor. You also learn to add custom components specific to the different IBM monitoring environments. IBM Agent Builder can create custom agents for both the IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.x and IBM Performance Management 8.x on-premises and SaaS environments. This course is applicable to students from either environment, and a single class might have students from each environment.

Audience

This intermediate course is for agent developers, system administrators, and application administrators who need to create agents to gather custom data and integrate that data into either an IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.x, IBM Monitoring 8.x on-premises, or IBM Monitoring 8.x software-as-a-service environment.

Duration

3 days

Requirements

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

  • Basic understanding of Windows data sources, including WMI, Perfmon, Windows logs, Windows services, and Windows processes
  • Basic understanding of multiplatform data sources, such as SNMP, JMX, processes, scripts, commands, and log files
  • Administrator-level skills in either of the following monitoring environments:
    - IBM Monitoring 8.x on premises or IBM Monitoring 1.2.x software-as-a-service
    - IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.x, including creating queries, situations, Navigators, and workspaces
  • Experience installing, configuring, starting, and stopping agents and application support in either of the following monitoring environments:
    - IBM Monitoring 8.x on premises or IBM Monitoring 1.2.x software-as-a-service
    - IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.3
  • Administrator-level skills in Windows and Linux

Curriculum

Introduction to IBM Agent Builder

  • Introduction to Agent Builder 
  • Installing Agent Builder 
  • Introduction to the Agent Builder applicatio/li>
p>Agent creation basics

  • Creating an agent in Agent Builder
  • Monitoring Windows services 
  • Troubleshooting in Agent Builder 
p>Creating agents for IBM Performance Management

  • Creating agents for IBM Performance Management 
  • Filtering data sources
  • Installing an agent with installation scripts 
  • Troubleshooting IBM Performance Management agents 
p>Creating agents for IBM Tivoli Monitoring

  • Installing an agent in an IBM Tivoli Monitoring environment
  • Troubleshooting IBM Tivoli Monitoring agents 
  • Creating and importing ITM application support 
p>Monitoring Windows resources

  • Monitoring Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) 
  • Monitoring Windows Performance Monitor 
  • Monitoring Windows log events 
  • Common agent modifications 
  • Testing an attribute group 
p>Monitoring processes and command return codes

  • Monitoring processes 
  • Monitoring command return codes 
p> 

p>Monitoring custom data sources

  • Monitoring script output 
  • Monitoring through a socket connectio/li>
  • Defining attributes
  • Creating derived attributes 
  • Generating agent output from the command line
  • Monitoring log files 
  • Custom runtime configuratio/li>
  • Java API 
p>Monitoring remote and optional resources

  • Data source-provided runtime configuration 
  • Subnodes 
  • Monitoring remote systems 
  • Monitoring Simple Network Management Protocol 
  • Monitoring HTTP URLs and objects 
  • Monitoring Java Management Extension 
  • Monitoring databases with JDBC 

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  • Can you customize courses to suit our particular requirements? Yes, of course. We offer training consultancy and we establish the most appropriate solution according to the specific needs and business objectives of your company. Contact us and we’ll find the best training solution for you.
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  • Can you organize virtual training sessions or only face to face trainings? Yes, you can choose an online or offline training session. We use Knolyx, an e-learning platform to make the process of online training delivery as efficient as a face to face training session.