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Deployment Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 15 September 2005, updated 07 March 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738493708
ISBN-13: 9780738493701
IBM Form #: SG24-6454-00

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

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    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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