HP SiteScope Administration - Advanced

( Duration: 2 Days )

The Advanced SiteScope Administration training course provides the technical knowledge and skills needed to manage and monitor an IT infrastructure with the help of the HP SiteScope product. Participants gain practical experience using SiteScope to design and configure an extensive set of monitoring assets, proactive alerts, and reports. In addition, this course describes best practices and administrative techniques fundamental to the successful use of SiteScope.

The course covers advanced concepts of product use and management. They become familiar with SiteScope deployment and implementation processes with an emphasis on advanced product administration and configuration skills.

By attending this Advanced SiteScope Administration Workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Perform on-going maintenance and troubleshooting of the monitoring solution
  • Demonstrate mastery of advanced monitor configurations for complex IT environments
  • Perform maintenance and administrative techniques
  • Evaluate business requirements, engage in capacity planning, estimate resource usages, and size the SiteScope architecture accordingly
  • Develop practical skills in SiteScope monitor administration, alerting, reporting, and diagnostics
  • Describe common SiteScope integrations
  • Communicate with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) clients
  • Describe how the health mechanism works in SiteScope

Working knowledge of the following:

  • Basic SiteScope monitoring
  • Administrative and network experience
  • Enterprise applications, such as a database server

The Advanced SiteScope Administration class is recommended for experienced SiteScope users, system administrators, operations team members and anyone responsible for the installation and maintenance of critical systems using SiteScope.



Course Overview

  • Course introduction – agenda and storyline
  • Introducing the lab environment

SiteScope Concepts Overview

  • Identify the purpose of SiteScope
  • Design a scalable and easy-to-manage monitoring strategy
  • Implement a monitoring system

Monitoring with SiteScope

  • Identify and work with monitors and solution templates including:
    • Dynamic Disk Space monitor
    • VMware Datastore monitor
    • KVM Virtualization monitor
    • Generic Hypervisor monitor
    • Syslog monitor
    • Memcached Statistics monitor
    • HAProxy monitor
    • License Health monitor
    • Oracle Database Solution template
    • UNIX Resources monitor
    • WebSphere Application Server monitor
    • Work with Custom monitors

SiteScope Integrations

  • Plan the integration strategy
  • Configure the following outbound integrations:
    • Business Service Management (BSM)
    • Operations Manager (OM)
    • Network Node Manager (NNMi)
  • Perform Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) integration
  • Integrate SiteScope for load testing
  • Perform Amazon CloudWatch integration

Administration and Maintenance of SiteScope

  • Describe critical SiteScope directories and files
  • Back up SiteScope
  • Set SiteScope preferences
  • Work with the SiteScope API

Performance Tuning

  • Identify the factors that affect the performance of the SiteScope server
  • Distinguish between connection and data collection mechanisms
  • Apply tuning techniques
  • Performing post-installation troubleshooting

Running SiteScope Securely

  • Harden the SiteScope platform
  • Configuring SiteScope to use SSL
  • Working with SSH clients


  • Explore SiteScope health and health groups
  • Analyze SiteScope health monitor data
  • Work with the SiteScope health user interface
  • Use server statistics
  • Interpret SiteScope server load statistics
  • Use log files

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