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HP SiteScope

( Duration: 4 Days )

The HP SiteScope Training course is designed to provide the technical knowledge and skills needed to manage and monitor an IT infrastructure. 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. This course expands on fundamental concepts of product use and management. Participants become familiar with SiteScope deployment and implementation processes with an emphasis on advanced product administration and configuration skills.

By attending this HP SiteScope 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
  • Perform on-going maintenance and troubleshooting of the monitoring solution
  • 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
  • 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

  • Experience using DOS and Windows operating systems
  • Experience with web browsers
  • Administrative and network experience
  • Experience with enterprise applications, such as an application or database server

The HP SiteScope class 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 AGENDA

1

Course Overview

  • Course introduction – agenda and storyline
  • Introducing the lab environment
2

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
3

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
4

Overview of the SiteScope GUI

  • Navigate through the SiteScope interface
  • Identify the various menus and tabs in the SiteScope interface
6

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
7

Configuring Groups and Monitors

8

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
9

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
10

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
11

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
12

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
13

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
14

SiteScope Configuration Tools

15

SiteScope Monitor Types I

17

SiteScope Integrations

18

Administration and Maintenance of SiteScope

  • Describe critical SiteScope directories and files
  • Back up SiteScope
  • Set SiteScope preferences
  • Work with the SiteScope API
19

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
20

Running SiteScope Securely

  • Harden the SiteScope platform
  • Configuring SiteScope to use SSL
  • Working with SSH clients
21

SiteScope Server Health and Statistics

  • 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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