Integration Guide for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus, IBM Tivoli Network Manager, and IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 21 October 2010

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ISBN-10: 0738434833
ISBN-13: 9780738434834
IBM Form #: SG24-7893-00
(174 pages)

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Authors: J Michael Apgar, Dietger Bahn, Hande Cirali, Robert Clancy, Vasfi Gucer, Manav Gupta, William King, Jennifer Parker


This IBM® Redbooks® publication covers the integration scenarios for IBM Tivoli® Network Manager, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus, and IBM Tivoli Netcool® Configuration Manager. These three products working together provide a comprehensive solution for network and event management, and network configuration management, within the context of service availability and performance management.

Tivoli Network Manager and Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus are long established products in the IBM portfolio. Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager (from the Intellident acquisition) is a new product in the portfolio and provides a comprehensive network configuration and change management solution and a policy-based network compliance solution for managing network devices in complex, rapidly changing environments.

This book describes practical examples and use cases where these products work together to address network configuration management and event management requirements.

IT architects and IT specialists working on integrating these Tivoli products in real life environments will benefit from this book.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. IBM Network Management solutions
Chapter 2. Integration overview
Chapter 3. Exploiting configuration information for problem isolation
Chapter 4. Configuring a rollback after a misconfiguration
Chapter 5. Implementing a new network configuration standard
Chapter 6. Ensuring that a configuration is appropriate for supporting a new network service

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