Number of questions: 70
Number of questions to pass: 54
Time allowed: 90 mins
This exam consists of 6 sections described below.
Section 1: Basic Architecture
Given basic knowledge of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus (Netcool/OMNIbus) V7.4, explain the basic architecture of the Web GUI so that it is understood.
Given basic knowledge of Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4, explain the basic architecture of the ObjectServer architecture so that it is understood.
Section 2: UNIX or Linux Environment
Given basic knowledge of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus (Netcool/OMNIbus) V7.4 and basic UNIX knowledge, configure the Netcool/OMNIbus communications file so that Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 can be run on a UNIX platform.
Given basic knowledge of Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4, describe the communications protocols used by Netcool/OMNIbus v7.4 so that they are understood.
Given basic knowledge of Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4, configure the communication interface file GUI so that the interfaces are configured correctly for Netcool/OMNIbus v7.4.
Section 3: New User Features
Given basic knowledge of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus (Netcool/OMNIbus) V7.4, describe how to use wires and transformations so that they may be used to launch portlets with customized data by using links from other portlets within the IBM Tivoli Integrated Portal (TIP) framework.
Given a Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI V7.4 installation, configure Gauges to monitor event data so that gauges are available to monitor event data.
Section 4: Native Event List and the Accelerated Event Notification Client
Given an event list client, run an event list tool so that the event is modified.
Given a IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus (Netcool/OMNIbus) V7.4 installation, user with appropriate roles on Windows or UNIX platform and customer filter and view requirements, access and configure the Native Event List so that events are filtered and visible in a predefined format.
Given nco_sql prompt or an Administrator SQL interface, run basic SQL commands so that ObjectServer information is displayed.
Given a native event list client, change the event list filter so that the event list is displaying desired events.
Given an Accelerated Event Notification (AEN) client, configure the client so that AENs are configured for use.
Section 5: Web GUI Portal
Given a Web GUI installation, set event dashboard preferences so the event dashboard defaults are defined.
Given a Web GUI installation, configure the Active Event List (AEL) so the event information is displayed
Given a Web GUI installation, monitor the AEL so the event information is displayed
Given a Web GUI installation, configure the event viewer preferences so that the event information is displayed.
Given a Web GUI installation and appropriate user rights, use the event viewer to monitor the events so the event information is displayed
Given Web GUI server installed, appropriate user rights, and filter requirements create and configure filters so that Web GUI filters are configured
Given Web GUI server installed, appropriate user rights, and filter requirements create and configure views so that Web GUI views are configured.
Given Web GUI server installed and appropriate user rights, create and configure tools so that tools are configured.
Given Web GUI server installed and appropriate user rights, create and configure menus so that menus are configured.
Given the TIP user or group needs, choose role(s) so that user or group needs are fulfilled.
Given the customer environment, solution architecture and detailed user requirements, create password, startup pages and My Tasks view in Web GUI as per the user’s requirement so that user access to Web GUI is successfully configured.
Section 6: Tivoli Common Reporting
Given basic knowledge of Tivoli Common Reporting (TCR), describe the advantages of TCR so that it is understood.
Given TCR installed, and IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus (Netcool/OMNIbus) bundled report templates installed, run a TCR report or graph so that a report or graph is produced.
Given IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus (Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI installed, customer map requirements and user with appropriate access, create a Web GUI map so that a Web GUI map is created and available in an IBM Tivoli Integrated Portal (TIP) page.
Given that Netcool/OMNIbus and the Web GUI are installed. and the user has the appropriate authority, configure the WebGUI interface to use gauges so that Web GUI gauges will be configured in the interface.
Given that Netcool/OMNIbus and the We GUI are installed. customer requirements and appropriate user rights configure the Event Dashboard portlet so that the Event Dashboard Portlet is configured.
Given that Netcool/OMNIbus and the Web GUI are installed configure event dashboards so that event dashboards configurations are complete.
Given that Netcool/OMNIbus and Web GUI are installed configure dashboards, gauges and pages to support mobile devices so that mobile device users can use Omnibus and Web GUI interfaces.
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PartnerWorld Code: 24015001
Replaces PW Code: 24015001
An IBM Certified Associate – Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 is an individual with entry level knowledge and experience with IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4. This individual is knowledgeable about the fundamental concepts of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 through either hands on experience or formal and informal education. The associate should have an in-depth knowledge of the basic to intermediate tasks required in day-to-day use of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4.
Key Areas of Competency:
Explain the basic architecture of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4.
Configure and use IBM Tivoli Netcool/ OMNIbus V7.4 Native Event List, the Accelerated Event Notification Client, the Web GUI Portal and Tivoli Common Reporting.
Describe the options for visualizing IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 events.
Recommended Prerequisite Skills:
Knowledge of using IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 to monitor events – Skill level 2
Knowledge of OS, networking, and firewall concepts – Skill level 2
Knowledge of network protocols including TCP/IP and HTTP – Skill level 1
Knowledge of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 architecture – Skill level 1
Knowledge of security (SSL, data encryption) – Skill level 1
Knowledge of problem determination – Skill level 1
Knowledge of alarm protocols (SNMP, EIF, Syslog) – Skill level 1
Knowledge of tools (ping, telnet, SSH) – Skill level 1
1 – Basic Skill/Knowledge: Familiarity with basic functionality and concepts, may need to rely on assistance from documentation or other resources.
2 – Working Skill/Knowledge: Working knowledge of functionality and concepts, can use product or explain concepts with little or no assistance.
3 – Advanced Skill/Knowledge: Substantial experience with functionality or concepts, can teach others how to use functionality or explain concepts.
4 – Expert Skill/Knowledge: Extensive and comprehensive experience with functionality or concepts, can create or customize code, architecture, or processes.
In Web GUI, how can the order in which the monitor boxes appear on the Event Dashboard screen be modified?
A. It is not possible to modify the order as it is done alphabetically on view name.
B. It is not possible to modify the order as it is done alphabetically on filter name.
C. In the Edit Event Dashboard Preferences screen, drag-and-drop the monitor boxes into the desired order.
D. In the Edit Event Dashboard Preferences screen, enable the Show Assigned Filers radio button and then modify the columns number.
By default, how many events are displayed at one time when viewing the Event List on a mobile device?
D. all events
Which task can be performed using gauge Click Action?
A. reset threshold
B. execute a script
C. refresh gauge data
D. execute the Active Event List tool
How does the event display change when an event is acknowledged?
A. The acknowledged event is forwarded to the person owning the event.
B. The acknowledged event changes to a darker shade of the same color.
C. The acknowledged event is removed and put on the acknowledged table.
D. The acknowledged event looks the same but has the acknowledged flag set.
Which three functions ate petfotmed by nco_sqI?
A. creates ObjectServers
B. stops the ObjectServer
C. changes the properties of the probes
D. switches modes for the J DBC gateway
E. deletes events from the alerts.status table
F. adds the tables and columns needed by the probes