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IBM Netcool Operations Insight Version 1.4: Deployment Guide

Book Description

IBM® Netcool® Operations Insight integrates infrastructure and operations management into a single coherent structure across business applications, virtualized servers, network devices and protocols, internet protocols, and security and storage devices. This IBM Redbooks® publication will help you install, tailor, and configure Netcool Operations Insight Version 1.4.

Netcool Operations Insight consists of several products and components that can be installed on many servers in many combinations. You must make many decisions, both critical and personal preference. The purpose of this document is to accelerate the initial deployment of Netcool Operations Insight by making preferred practice choices.

The target audience of this book is Netcool Operations Insight deployment specialists.

Table of Contents

  1. Front cover
  2. Notices
    1. Trademarks
  3. IBM Redbooks promotions
  4. Preface
    1. Authors
    2. Now you can become a published author, too!
    3. Comments welcome
    4. Stay connected to IBM Redbooks
  5. Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Netcool Operations Insight deployment
    1. 1.1 Netcool Operations Insight at a glance
      1. 1.1.1 Event search
      2. 1.1.2 Event Analytics
      3. 1.1.3 Networks for Operations Insight
      4. 1.1.4 Topology search
      5. 1.1.5 IBM Connections integration
      6. 1.1.6 Network performance monitoring
      7. 1.1.7 IBM Alert Notification
      8. 1.1.8 IBM Runbook Automation
    2. 1.2 Netcool Operations Insight in an IT Service Management context
    3. 1.3 Netcool Operations Insight Dashboard Application Services Hub
    4. 1.4 Architecture
      1. 1.4.1 High-level architecture
      2. 1.4.2 Database and connections that were used in the environment
      3. 1.4.3 Ports that are used
      4. 1.4.4 Usernames and passwords that are used for each component
  6. Chapter 2. IBM Netcool Operations Insight installation and basic configuration
    1. 2.1 Installation Manager
      1. 2.1.1 Introduction
      2. 2.1.2 Check the prerequisites
      3. 2.1.3 Installation and basic configuration
      4. 2.1.4 Verification
    2. 2.2 IBM DB2
      1. 2.2.1 Introduction
      2. 2.2.2 Check the prerequisites
      3. 2.2.3 Installation and basic configuration
      4. 2.2.4 Verification
    3. 2.3 IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
      1. 2.3.1 Introduction
      2. 2.3.2 Check the prerequisites
      3. 2.3.3 Installation and basic configuration
      4. 2.3.4 Verification
    4. 2.4 IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact
      1. 2.4.1 Introduction
      2. 2.4.2 Check the prerequisites
      3. 2.4.3 Installation and basic configuration
      4. 2.4.4 Verification
    5. 2.5 IBM Tivoli Network Manager
      1. 2.5.1 Introduction
      2. 2.5.2 Check the prerequisites
      3. 2.5.3 Installation
      4. 2.5.4 Verification
    6. 2.6 IBM Jazz for Service Management (JazzSM)
      1. 2.6.1 Introduction
      2. 2.6.2 Check the prerequisites
      3. 2.6.3 Installation
      4. 2.6.4 Verification
    7. 2.7 IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis
      1. 2.7.1 Introduction
      2. 2.7.2 Check the prerequisites
      3. 2.7.3 Setting the ulimit
      4. 2.7.4 Installation and basic configuration
      5. 2.7.5 Verification
    8. 2.8 IBM Netcool Configuration Manager
      1. 2.8.1 Introduction
      2. 2.8.2 Installation and basic configuration
  7. Chapter 3. Additional configuration
    1. 3.1 Configure single sign-on, LDAP, and SSL
      1. 3.1.1 Integrating DASH and Impact
      2. 3.1.2 Importing the LTPA keys for the SSO in the JAZZ secondary server
      3. 3.1.3 Configuring IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis for SSO with Jazz for Service Management
    2. 3.2 Netcool Operations Insight extensions
      1. 3.2.1 Seasonality
      2. 3.2.2 Event integration
      3. 3.2.3 Event Analytics
      4. 3.2.4 Topology search
    3. 3.3 Load balancing for JazzSM
      1. 3.3.1 Load balancing for the Jazz configuration
      2. 3.3.2 Preparing the HTTP server for load balancing
      3. 3.3.3 Enabling load balancing and high availability UI Data Provider Connections to Netcool/Impact
  8. Related publications
    1. IBM Redbooks
    2. Online resources
    3. Help from IBM
  9. Back cover