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CA Configuration Automation

The CA Configuration Automation - Blueprints training course provides a solid foundation in CA Configuration Automation blueprints, enabling you to reduce resources otherwise required to manually implement best-in-class compliance programs in physical and virtual IT infrastructures.

In CA Configuration Automation - Foundations training course, delegates will learn to install and configure CA Configuration Automation to perform the most common tasks related to application configuration in a data center. The course will provide you with foundational knowledge of the architecture and capabilities of the CA Configuration Automation product.

By attending CA Configuration Automation - Blueprints workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Implement discovery methods using file, registry, and network probe indicators to effectively discover components
  • Leverage verification directives to validate component discoveries
  • Manage configuration parameters and variables to effectively use blueprints to perform more advanced business operations
  • Implement use cases to see how to use blueprints to perform configuration automation tasks that effectively achieve organizational goals
  • Manage databases in a blueprint for effective configuration and administration
  • Manage configuration files using file parsers and file structure classes to efficiently monitor file content
  • Execute remote commands to effectively obtain non-file-based configurations and run-time information
  • Test blueprints to save time by ensuring the components are functioning correctly

By attending CA Configuration Automation - Foundations workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Describe the key concepts and core components in CA Configuration Automation
  • Implement the key product use cases that address current issues for application configuration in a data center
  • Configure and set up CA Configuration Automation to efficiently manage servers and services
  • Generate rule compliance reports
  • Troubleshoot CA Configuration Automation environments

For CA Configuration Automation - Blueprints

  • Working knowledge of CA Configuration Automation UI
  • Basic knowledge of regular expressions, file parsers and configuration file types, and SNMP and MIB addressing

For CA Configuration Automation - Foundations

  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems and IT terminology
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Internetworking terminology
  • Some working knowledge of Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database applications

  • CA Configuration Automation Server Managers
  • Developers and Database Administrators
  • Application Owners
  • Configuration Managers
  • IT Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Technical Support Analysts
  • Applications Architects
  • System Administrators

COURSE AGENDA

CA Configuration Automation - Blueprints
(Duration : 3 Days)

1

Describe Blueprints

  • Define a Blueprint
  • Describe the Role of Blueprints in CA Configuration Automation
  • Describe the Structure and Components of a Blueprint
2

Manage a Basic Blueprint

  • Create a Basic Blueprint
  • Implement a Basic Blueprint
3

Implement Use Cases

  • Build a Custom Blueprint to Discover the SugarCRM Application
  • Discover Configuration Values
  • Create Relationships
  • Implement Blueprints for Compliance
4

Manage Blueprints for Advanced Operations

  • Execute Remote Commands
  • Configure Variable SubstitutionConfigure Variable Substitution
  • Configure Advanced Blueprint Options
  • Implement Blueprints for Advanced Operations
5

Troubleshoot Blueprints

  • Discover How to Test and Troubleshoot Your Custom Blueprints
  • Examine Best Practices for Blueprint Building
CA Configuration Automation - Foundations
(Duration : 3 Days)

1

Review Architecture, Installation, and Navigation

  • Describe the architecture
  • Describe the CA Configuration Automation installation
  • Identify the key features of the CA Configuration Automation interface
2

Perform a Network Discovery to Find Servers, Applications, and Configuration Details

  • Perform a Network Discovery using the TCP Connect scan method
  • Describe the use cases for SAN storage device scan policies
  • Describe the use cases for Packet Analysis and Netflow scan policies
3

Perform Agent-based or Agentless Application Component Discoveries

  • Perform an Agent-based application discovery
  • Perform an agentless application discovery
4

Define and View Services

  • Define a service using the Management Console
  • Define a service using the Service Profiler
5

Manage Configuration Drift and Establish Gold Standards

  • Detect changes in services and servers
  • Compare environments for either services or servers
  • Remediate changes and differences
6

Manage Compliance

  • Describe the compliance landscape
  • Create Compliance jobs and reports
  • Remediate noncompliant configurations
7

Analyze CA Configuration Automation Data in Dashboards and Reports

  • Analyze CA Configuration Automation data using dashboards
  • Analyze CA Configuration Automation Data using reports
  • View services using the dashboard visualizer

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