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Getting Started with IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.1 on Distributed Environments

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 15 December 2005, updated 09 August 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738494186
ISBN-13: 9780738494180
IBM Form #: SG24-7143-00

Authors: Vasfi Gucer, Charles Beganskas, Fabrizio Salustri, Jerry Saulman, Mamadou Toure, John Willis, Brett Yamazi, André Luís Scandolara, Ghufran Shah, Scott Wallace and Dirk Wouters

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    The IBM Tivoli Monitoring Version 6.1 solution is the next generation of the IBM Tivoli family of products that help monitor and manage critical hardware and software in distributed environments. IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.1 has emerged from the best of the IBM Tivoli Monitoring Version 5 and OMEGAMON technologies. Integration of these products creates a unique and comprehensive solution to monitor and manage both z/OS and distributed environments.

    IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.1 is easily customizable and provides real-time and historical data that enables you to quickly diagnose and solve issues with the new GUI via the IBM Tivoli Enterprise Portal component. This common, flexible, and easy-to-use browser interface helps users to quickly isolate and resolve potential performance problems.

    This IBM Redbooks publication covers planning, architecture, tuning, implementation, and troubleshooting of IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.1. In addition, we offer scenarios for migration from Distributed Monitoring 3.7, and IBM Tivoli Monitoring 5.X coexistence with IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.1.

    This book is targeted for IT specialists who will be working on new IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.1 installations on distributed environments or implementing migration from Distributed Monitoring 3.7 or IBM Tivoli Monitoring 5.X coexistence.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Architecture and planning

    Chapter 3. Installation and initial customization of IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.1

    Chapter 4. Historical summarized data

    Chapter 5. Tivoli Distributed Monitoring V3.7 upgrade

    Chapter 6. Monitoring Agent for IBM Tivoli Monitoring 5.x Endpoint

    Chapter 7. OMEGAMON XE Upgrade

    Chapter 8. Real-life scenarios

    Chapter 9. IBM Tivoli Universal Agent

    Chapter 10. Integration with IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console

    Chapter 11. Agent deployment using IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager Software Distribution

    Chapter 12. Advanced tuning and configuration

    Chapter 13. Administration and maintenance

    Chapter 14. Troubleshooting

    Appendix A. TEMA Software Package Definition examples


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