3 days
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DescriptionWhat we offer

Learn to perform a complete Netcool/OMNIbus Version 7.4 installation using recommended Best Practices. This course includes all the steps required to install the core software components, configure an ObjectServer, install basic probes, and configure a bi-directional gateway to implement an ObjectServer high-availability configuration. You also learn how to install and configure the Web GUI component and configure process control to implement the automated startup and management of OMNIbus components.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

  • Install Netcool/OMNIbus Core component
  • Create ObjectServer instances
  • Install Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI
  • Configure and demonstrate ObjectServer high availability
  • Install Netcool/OMNIbus integrations
  • Create Users and Groups
  • Create Menus and Tools
  • Create ObjectServer Triggers and Trigger Groups
  • Configure ObjectServer event archiving
  • Install and use Tivoli Common Reporting Netcool/OMNIbus reports

TopicsThe best for you


  • Architecture overview
  • New enhancements

Installation prerequisites and considerations

  • Operating systems
  • Software prerequisites
  • Architecture considerations

OMNIbus Core installation

  • Pre-installation requirements
  • OMNIbus Core installation
  • Preliminary functionality
  • Student exercises


  • Installation
  • Basic configuration
  • Overview of features and functions
  • Introduction to high availability and load balancing
  • Student exercises

High Availability

  • Overview of high-availability architecture and features
  • Techniques for ObjectServer replication to create a backup
  • Gateway configuration
  • Verification of automated failover and fail back
  • Student exercises

Basic ObjectServer Administration

  • Overview of Administrative tasks
  • Creation of Users, Groups, Roles
  • Creation of Tables and Columns
  • Student exercises

Tools and Automations

  • Overview of basic SQL functions
  • Creation of Menus and Tools (Web GUI)
  • Overview of ObjectServer automations
  • Basic automation configuration
  • Launching external commands using automations
  • Student exercises

Common Integrations

  • Overview of probe features and functions
  • Rules file customization
  • Probe high availability
  • Common probes (Syslog, MTTrapd, EIF)
  • Overview of Netcool Knowledge Library
  • Remote administration
  • Student exercises

Event Archiving

  • Overview of event archiving and reporting
  • JDBC Gateway
  • Tivoli Common Reporting
  • OMNIbus report package
  • Student exercises

Process control

  • Overview of process control features and functions
  • Configuration of process control
  • Visual PA
  • Other features
  • Student Exercises

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

There are no prerequisites for this course.

AudienceWho should attend

This is a basic course for individuals responsible for the installation, and configuration of Netcool/OMNIbus.