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BMC Discovery 11.x: Fundamentals Administering

BMC Discovery is a datacenter discovery solution that automatically discovers datacenter inventory, configuration and relationship data, and maps applications to the IT infrastructure. BMC Discovery establishes the foundation for improving IT processes and productivity by providing timely and actionable insight to make informed decisions in IT service management, asset management and infrastructure/operations management.

This course provides information on the key concepts and core functionality of BMC Discovery version 11.x. The course covers new features and improvements made to BMC Discovery. Participants will receive all important information on architecture, functionalities, utilities, configurations, and troubleshooting tips for optimal deployment.

IMPORTANT: Included in this course is the examination for BMC Certified Associate: Discovery 11.x Online Exam. Taking the exam and pursuing the Certified Associate designation is optional; however, all students enrolled in the BMC Discovery 11.x: Fundamentals Administering course are automatically enrolled in the exam. You will have one attempt to pass the exam. No retakes will be offered. Those who pass will receive the title of BMC Certified Associate: Discovery 11.x.

Major release:

BMC (Helix) Discovery 11.x

Good for:

Administrators

Course Delivery:

Instructor Led | 40 Stunden

Course Modules

  • Discovery Credentials
    • The Credential Vault
    • BMC Discovery Credentials
    • Windows Credentials
    • Device Credentials
    • vSphere and vCenter Credentials
    • Credential Filtering and Ordering
    • Testing Credentials
  • Discovery Overview
    • Basic Philosophy
    • First Scan Details
    • Second Scan Details
    • Optimization Details
    • Bringing it All Together
  • Discovery Scripts
    • Platforms
    • UNIX Discovery Scripts
    • Windows Discovery Scripts
    • SNMP Discovery Scripts
    • VMware ESX Discovery Scripts
  • Discovery Investigation and Troubleshooting
    • Investigating and Troubleshooting per Discovery Run
    • Investigating and Troubleshooting per Discovery Access
    • Mapping Discovery Access Page to Platform Page
    • Investigating and Troubleshooting per Host Node
    • Investigating and Troubleshooting from the Discovery Dashboard
    • Discovery Conditions
    • Discovery Reports
  • Visualizations
    • Displaying Visualizations
    • Introduction to Application Mapping with Visualizations
  • Cloud Discovery
    • Introduction to Cloud Discovery
    • Performing Cloud Discovery
    • Viewing Cloud Data
  • Dashboards Overview
    • Dashboard Basics
    • Channels Overview
    • Adding Channels
    • Working with Dashboards
    • Dashboards in the CLI
  • Query Builder
    • Types of Searches
    • Query Builder Basics
    • Query Builder Layout
    • Building a Query
    • Custom Reports
  • Query Language Overview
    • Formulating Queries
    • The SEARCH and WHERE Clauses
    • The SHOW Clause
    • Matches in Regular Expressions
    • Advanced Query Language
  • BMC CMDB Synchronization
    • CMDB Synchronization Overview
    • Configuring the CMDB Connection
    • CMDB Filters
    • Configuring CMDB Synchronization
    • Multitenancy
    • CMDB Synchronization in a Cluster
    • Viewing CIs in the CMDB
  • Appliance Baseline
    • Introduction to Appliance Baseline
    • Viewing Baseline Differences
    • Updating and Configuring Baselines
  • Clustering
    • Overview of Clustering
    • Configuring a Cluster
    • Fault Tolerance
    • Managing Machine Failures in a Cluster
  • Using BMC Discovery CLI
    • CLI Overview
    • File System Details
    • Discovery Services Syntax
    • Command Line Utilities: Overview
    • BMC Discovery Scheduling Tasks