HP SiteScope Administration

( Duration: 3 Days )

The HP SiteScope Administration training course describes best practices and administrative techniques fundamental to the successful use of SiteScope. The topics included in the SiteScope Administration course are reinforced through intensive lab exercises and hands-on activities.

By attending this HP SiteScope Administration workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Perform a SiteScope installation
  • Design a scalable and easy-to-manage monitoring strategy
  • Design an efficient alerting mechanism
  • Efficiently configure individual monitoring entities
  • Implement a monitoring system leveraging best practices for grouping and alerting
  • Design enterprise-level reports
  • Apply best practices to SiteScope deployment and management
  • Demonstrate mastery of advanced techniques for monitor configuration, grouping, design, and report and alert generation
  • Use templates and repeatable patterns in the creation of groups, monitors, reports, and alerts
  • Demonstrate architectural knowledge of SiteScope

Working knowledge of the following:

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

The SiteScope Administration workshop is recommended for both new and 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

Introduction to SiteScope

  • Identify the concepts and purpose of SiteScope
  • Identify the key features of SiteScope
  • Explore the SiteScope architecture
  • Work with the SiteScope monitoring model
  • Identify SiteScope monitoring methods
  • Identify SiteScope integration

Installing SiteScope

  • Identify key input requirements for installing SiteScope
  • Identify the supported platforms and target systems
  • Install an evaluation copy of SiteScope
  • Work with the SiteScope Configuration Tool
  • Describe the SiteScope licensing model

Overview of the SiteScope GUI

  • Navigate through the SiteScope interface
  • Identify the various menus and tabs in the SiteScope interface

Monitoring Basics

  • Identify the overall workflow in SiteScope including:
    • Creating a group
    • Adding a monitor
    • Configuring an alert and taking a corrective action
    • Viewing the Dashboard
    • Generating a report

Planning and Designing a Monitoring Strategy

  • Identify the best practices in SiteScope monitoring methodology
  • Use a best practice-based approach for planning a SiteScope deployment and monitoring
  • Identify heartbeats and dependencies
  • Work with the top-level grouping model
  • Use a best practice-based approach for developing a grouping model

Configuring Groups and Monitors

  • Create and configure groups
  • Identify the SiteScope monitors
  • Identify the search filter and tags
  • Work with monitors to:
    • Configure remote servers
    • Configure monitor settings
    • Configure thresholds
    • Use baselines

Configuring Remote Servers

  • Define remote servers
  • Work with the remote servers user interface
  • Work with SiteScope UNIX adapters
  • Identify troubleshooting and limitations
  • Use Internet Protocol (IP) v6 support in Sitescope

Configuring and Using Templates

  • Identify the role of templates
  • Create and modify user-defined templates
  • Deploy templates
  • Use the Publish Template Changes wizard
  • Identify the need for importing and exporting templates
  • Work with Solution templates

Using Regular Expressions

  • Define regular expressions
  • Identify regular expressions and their syntax in SiteScope
  • Create basic regular expressions with the help of content matching
  • Use the regular expression tool to build expressions incrementally
  • Use regular expression substitution
  • Identify the considerations while using regular expressions

Configuring Alerts

  • Define alerts
  • Use alert classes and associations
  • Create alerts
  • Use email alerts
  • Work with script alerts
  • Define trigger frequency of alerts
  • Identify the purpose of alert filters
  • Work with alert templates

Using Reports

  • List the business purposes of different reports in an SiteScope deployment
  • Identify the different types of reports in SiteScope
  • Generate reports based on business requirements

Working with the SiteScope Dashboard

  • Describe the Sitescope Dashboard
  • Define Dashboard filters
  • Customize the Dashboard
  • List data in the SiteScope Dashboard
  • Use the Global Search and Replace feature
  • Use Quick Search

SiteScope Configuration Tools

  • Work with SiteScope tools
  • Work with diagnostic tools in SiteScope
  • Use the Link Check monitor
  • Use tools including:
    • WebSphere Configuration Helper tool
    • Log Grabber tool
    • Link Check tool

SiteScope Monitor Types

  • Identify monitor categories
  • Identify the functionality of key monitors within each category:
    • Generic monitors
    • Server monitors
    • Network monitors
    • Web transaction monitors

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