Certification Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager V5.1

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 29 January 2007

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ISBN-10: 0738489611
ISBN-13: 9780738489612
IBM Form #: SG24-7262-00
(228 pages)

Authors: Vasfi Gucer, David Campbell, Martin Caesar, Markus Helbig, Fabrizio Salustri, Petra Unglaub-Lloyd


IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager, built on a Service Oriented Architecture, enhances usability for executing changes while keeping server and desktop software compliant.

It helps organizations with provisioning, configuration and maintenance of servers and virtual servers, operating systems, middleware, applications, storage and network devices acting as routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers. This IBM Redbooks publication is a study guide for IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager V5.1 for people who want to get an IBM Professional Certification for this product.

The IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager V5.1 Certification, offered through the Professional Certification Program from IBM, is designed to validate the skills required of technical professionals who work in the implementation of the IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager V5.1 product.This book provides a combination of theory and practical experience needed for a general understanding of the subject matter and sample questions that will help in the evaluation of personal progress and provide familiarity with the types of questions in the exam.

The chapters are based on the sections of the Tivoli Provisioning Manager V5.1 Implementation Certification test.

Studying each chapter will help you prepare for one section of the exam.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Certification overview
Chapter 2. Planning and architecture
Chapter 3. Installing Tivoli Provisioning Manager V5.1
Chapter 4. Configuration
Chapter 5. Troubleshooting
Chapter 6. Administration
Chapter 7. Infrastructure
Chapter 8. Sample questions

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