Deployment Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 15 September 2005, updated 07 March 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738493708
ISBN-13: 9780738493701
IBM Form #: SG24-6454-00
(414 pages)

Authors: Vasfi Gucer, Luciano Peetz, James Simmons, Ignacio Fernandez Gonzalez


IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager controls software distribution and asset management inventory in a multiplatform environment. It is designed for configuration, distribution, change, version, and asset management in a distributed computing environment. Working on top of IBM Tivoli Management Framework, IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager provides an integrated solution for managing complex, distributed enterprise environments.

This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager logical and physical components and covers detailed planning and implementation steps to deploy IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager in small-to-medium and large-sized environments, including IBM AIX 5L, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and IBM OS/400 systems.

In addition, we talk about best practices, advanced customization, and tuning topics for IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager.

This book will be useful for IT specialists responsible for implementing IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager V4.2.x in customer environments.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager
Chapter 2. Installation planning
Chapter 3. Installation of IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager in a small/medium enterprise
Chapter 4. Installation of IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager in a large enterprise
Chapter 5. Extra components
Chapter 6. Enterprise Directory integration
Chapter 7. IBM Tivoli Web Gateway for Web User Interface
Chapter 8. Tuning and best practices
Appendix A. Microsoft security checklist
Appendix B. Scripts referenced in the book
Appendix C. Additional material

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