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Tables of Contents for An Introduction to Tivoli's Tme 10
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Contents
iii
8
Figures
xi
5
Tables
xvi
1
Foreword
xvii
2
Preface
xix
 
How This Redbook Is Organized
xx
2
Part 1
xx
1
Part 2
xxi
1
The Team That Wrote This Redbook
xxii
1
Comments Welcome
xxiii
 
Part 1. Concepts and Architecture
1
200
Chapter 1. TME 10 Environment
3
12
1.1 TME 10 Product Architecture
3
1
1.2 The Tivoli-IBM Merger and Product Roadmap
4
1
1.2.1 TME 10 Roll-Out Plans
4
1
1.2.2 Current Status of TME 10
5
1
1.3 TME 10 Disciplines and Products
5
2
1.4 TME 10 Components Covered in This Book
7
2
1.5 Layout of the TME 10 Environment
9
3
1.5.1 TME 10 Servers and TME 10 Clients
9
1
1.5.2 The TME 10 Management Region
9
1
1.5.3 TMR Configuration
10
2
1.6 Common Concepts of Operation
12
3
Chapter 2. TME 10 Framework
15
32
2.1 Overview and Product Information
16
2
2.1.1 Overview of Components
16
1
2.1.2 TME 10 Framework Software
16
1
2.1.3 Supported Platforms
17
1
2.2 TME 10 Machine Roles
18
2
2.2.1 TME 10 Clients Running the TME 10 Framework
18
1
2.2.2 TME 10 Clients Running PC Agents
19
1
2.3 Resources
20
5
2.3.1 Resources Found on the TME 10 Desktop
20
1
2.3.2 Managed Nodes
21
1
2.3.3 PC Managed Nodes
22
1
2.3.4 NetWare Managed Sites
23
1
2.3.5 Other Managed Resources
24
1
2.4 Introduction to the Desktop
25
3
2.5 Policy and Policy Regions
28
1
2.6 Administrators
29
3
2.6.1 Authorization Roles
30
1
2.6.2 Creating or Modifying an Administrator
31
1
2.7 Notification (Bulletin Board) Facility
32
1
2.8 Configuration Management
33
5
2.8.1 Profiles
34
1
2.8.2 Profile Managers
35
1
2.8.3 Subscribers
35
2
2.8.4 Distributing Profiles
37
1
2.8.5 Synchronizing Profiles
37
1
2.9 Performing Tasks in the TME 10 Environment
38
2
2.9.1 Task Library
38
1
2.9.2 Tasks
38
2
2.9.3 Jobs
40
1
2.10 Scheduler
40
2
2.11 Light Client Framework: A Glimpse Into the Future
42
5
Chapter 3. TME 10 User Administration
47
38
3.1 Overview and Product Information
48
5
3.1.1 Supported Platforms
48
1
3.1.2 Features and Future
49
1
3.1.3 Concepts and Architecture at a Glance
49
4
3.2 Managed Resources
53
2
3.3 TME 10 User Administration Profiles
55
3
3.3.1 Key Points About Profiles
55
1
3.3.2 Profile Scope
56
1
3.3.3 Creating a Profile
57
1
3.4 Default and Validation Policies
58
1
3.5 Setting Up and Distributing TME 10 User Administration Profiles
59
8
3.5.1 Populating a Profile
60
1
3.5.2 Adding Subscribers
61
1
3.5.3 Distributing a Profile
62
3
3.5.4 Other Profile Operations
65
2
3.6 Managing TME 10 User Administration Profile Records
67
11
3.6.1 Adding Profile Records
67
3
3.6.2 Locking and Unlocking the Information in Profile Records
70
1
3.6.3 Handling and Manipulating Records
71
7
3.7 UNIX Host Management
78
4
3.7.1 Internet Services and MOTD
78
1
3.7.2 Process Signaler
79
1
3.7.3 Trusted Hosts, Roots, and Users
80
1
3.7.4 Mail Aliases
81
1
3.7.5 Update Distribute Configuration Files
82
1
3.8 The User Locator
82
3
Chapter 4. TME 10 Software Distribution
85
26
4.1 Overview and Product Information
86
3
4.1.1 TME 10 Software Distribution at a Glance
86
2
4.1.2 Supported Platforms
88
1
4.2 File Packages
89
7
4.2.1 Creating File Packages
89
2
4.2.2 Configuration Programs
91
1
4.2.3 Platform-Specific Options
92
1
4.2.4 Impact on the End User
93
1
4.2.5 Error Handling and Notification
94
1
4.2.6 Nesting File Packages
94
1
4.2.7 File Package Blocks
95
1
4.2.8 Manually Customizing or Updating File Packages
95
1
4.3 Distribution Configurations
96
6
4.3.1 Grouping Together Resources
96
2
4.3.2 Associating File Packages with Target Machines
98
1
4.3.3 Distributing File Packages
99
1
4.3.4 TME 10 UserLink
100
2
4.4 TME 10 Software Distribution Topology and Scalability
102
2
4.4.1 Subdividing Networks
102
1
4.4.2 TME 10 Software Distribution Scalability
102
2
4.5 NetWare Configuration
104
2
4.6 Further Information
106
5
4.6.1 Integration with Other TME 10 Products
106
1
4.6.2 Future of TME 10 Software Distribution
107
1
4.6.3 Administrative Roles
107
4
Chapter 5. TME 10 Inventory
111
18
5.1 Overview and Product Information
112
3
5.1.1 Overview of Components
112
1
5.1.2 How TME 10 Inventory Works
113
1
5.1.3 Information That Can Be Inventoried
114
1
5.1.4 Supported Platforms
114
1
5.2 Managed Resources
115
1
5.3 Inventory Profiles
116
5
5.3.1 Creating an Inventory Profile
116
2
5.3.2 Customizing an Inventory Profile
118
2
5.3.3 Distributing an Inventory Profile
120
1
5.4 The Configuration Repository
121
5
5.4.1 Initial Setup
121
1
5.4.2 Database Tables and Views
122
1
5.4.3 Viewing the Inventory Information
122
1
5.4.4 Query Facility
123
2
5.4.5 Selecting Distribution Targets Using Queries
125
1
5.4.6 Data Retrieval Using SQL Commands
126
1
5.4.7 Creating and Using Reference Models
126
1
5.5 Authorization Roles
126
1
5.6 Inventory Notice Group
127
2
Chapter 6. TME 10 Distributed Monitoring
129
34
6.1 Overview and Product Information
130
5
6.1.1 Supported Platforms
130
1
6.1.2 TME 10 Distributed Monitoring at a Glance
131
4
6.2 Managed Resources
135
1
6.3 Distributed Monitoring Profiles
136
2
6.3.1 Key Points About Profiles
136
1
6.3.2 Profile Scope
137
1
6.3.3 Creating a Profile
138
1
6.4 Managing Profile Monitors
138
12
6.4.1 Creating Monitors
139
2
6.4.2 Editing Monitors
141
2
6.4.3 Response Levels, Thresholds, and Actions
143
2
6.4.4 Setting Message Style
145
1
6.4.5 Locking and Unlocking Monitors
146
1
6.4.6 Other Operations on Monitors
146
4
6.5 Indicator Collections
150
3
6.5.1 Creating an Indicator Collection
151
1
6.5.2 Associating the Profile with an Indicator Collection
151
1
6.5.3 Indicator Collection Functions
152
1
6.6 Customizing and Distributing Distributed Monitoring Profiles
153
6
6.6.1 Default Policy
153
1
6.6.2 Setting the Monitoring Schedule
154
1
6.6.3 Setting Distribution Actions
155
2
6.6.4 Adding Subscribers
157
1
6.6.5 Distributing the Profile
157
1
6.6.6 Other Profile Operations
158
1
6.7 Proxy Endpoints
159
1
6.8 Integration with the TME 10 Enterprise Console
160
3
Chapter 7. TME 10 Enterprise Console
163
38
7.1 Overview and Product Information
164
4
7.1.1 Distributed Systems Management Requirements
164
1
7.1.2 Event Management Using TME 10 Enterprise Console
165
1
7.1.3 Configurations and Machine Roles
166
1
7.1.4 Supported Platforms
167
1
7.2 Events and Event Adapters
168
7
7.2.1 Event Architecture
170
2
7.2.2 Sample Event Adapters
172
1
7.2.3 Tools and Utilities
173
1
7.2.4 Communication with the Event Server
173
2
7.3 Event Server and Event Flow
175
3
7.4 The Rules Engine
178
5
7.4.1 Rules
178
1
7.4.2 Rule Sets
179
1
7.4.3 Rule Base
179
1
7.4.4 Rule Processing Flow
180
2
7.4.5 Rule Base Commands
182
1
7.5 Class Definitions
183
4
7.6 Creating Rules
187
6
7.6.1 The TME 10 Enterprise Console Rule Builder
187
4
7.6.2 Rule Programming
191
2
7.7 Event Console
193
4
7.7.1 Setting Up the Event Console for Administrators
193
3
7.7.2 Customizing the Event Console
196
1
7.7.3 Commands and Tasks
196
1
7.8 Further Information
197
4
7.8.1 Integration with Other TME 10 Products
198
1
7.8.2 Futures
198
3
Part 2. Hands-on Examples
201
162
Chapter 8. Installing and Using the TME 10 Framework
203
44
8.1 TME 10 Framework Installation
203
19
8.1.1 Installation Considerations
204
1
8.1.2 Installing the TMR Server
205
7
8.1.3 Installing and Configuring Clients Running the Framework
212
4
8.1.4 Installing the PC Agent and Creating PC Managed Nodes
216
3
8.1.5 Installing Patches
219
2
8.1.6 Deinstallation of TME 10 Framework
221
1
8.2 Practical Examples of Using the TME 10 Framework
222
20
8.2.1 Our Lab Environment
222
1
8.2.2 Starting the Desktop
222
2
8.2.3 Managed Node and PC Managed Node Functions
224
1
8.2.4 Creating and Populating a Policy Region
225
2
8.2.5 Creating and Populating a Generic Collection
227
2
8.2.6 Creating a New Administrator
229
2
8.2.7 Reading Notices
231
1
8.2.8 Creating a New Profile Manager
232
1
8.2.9 Adding Subscribers
232
2
8.2.10 Creating Tasks and Jobs and Scheduling a Job
234
6
8.2.11 Using the Desktop Navigator
240
2
8.2.12 Exiting the TME 10 Desktop
242
1
8.3 Helpful Hints
242
5
8.3.1 Getting Help from Tivoli
242
1
8.3.2 Showing Installed Products
242
1
8.3.3 Software Logging
242
1
8.3.4 Stopping and Starting the TME 10 oserv Daemon
243
1
8.3.5 Repairing and Backing Up the TME 10 Database
243
4
Chapter 9. Installing and Using TME 10 User Administration
247
22
9.1 TME 10 User Administration Installation
247
5
9.1.1 Installation on UNIX Managed Nodes
248
1
9.1.2 Installation on PC Managed Nodes
249
1
9.1.3 Using TME 10 Software Distribution File Packages
250
1
9.1.4 Connecting to NetWare 4.X Endpoints
251
1
9.2 Practical Examples of Using the TME 10 User Administration
252
17
9.2.1 Our Lab Environment
252
1
9.2.2 Creating Profiles
253
2
9.2.3 Populating Profiles
255
3
9.2.4 Adding Profile Records
258
2
9.2.5 Distributing Profiles
260
2
9.2.6 UNIX Host Management
262
7
Chapter 10. Installing and Using TME 10 Software Distribution
269
14
10.1 TME 10 Software Distribution Installation
269
3
10.1.1 Installing TME 10 Software Distribution on the TMR Server
270
2
10.2 Practical Examples of Using TME 10 Software Distribution
272
11
10.2.1 Our Lab Environment
272
1
10.2.2 Creating a TME 10 Software Distribution File Package
272
1
10.2.3 Customizing the File Package
273
3
10.2.4 Distributing the File Package
276
2
10.2.5 Subscribing to the Software Distribution Notice Group
278
1
10.2.6 Checking the Log File and the Notice Group
279
4
Chapter 11. Installing and Using TME 10 Inventory
283
20
11.1 TME 10 Inventory Installation
283
8
11.1.1 Installing the RDBMS System
284
2
11.1.2 Installing Inventory on TMR Server and UNIX Machines
286
3
11.1.3 Configuring the Relational Database
289
1
11.1.4 Installing TME 10 Inventory on PCs
290
1
11.2 Practical Examples of Using TME 10 Inventory
291
12
11.2.1 Our Lab Environment
291
1
11.2.2 Creating an TME 10 Inventory Profile
292
1
11.2.3 Customizing the TME 10 Inventory Profile
292
2
11.2.4 Distributing the TME 10 Inventory Profile
294
1
11.2.5 Viewing Stored Inventory Information
295
1
11.2.6 Creating a Query Library and Query
296
3
11.2.7 Using the Query Facility to Choose Subscribers
299
4
Chapter 12. Installing and Using TME 10 Distributed Monitoring
303
20
12.1 TME 10 Distributed Monitoring Installation
303
4
12.1.1 Installing TME 10 Distributed Monitoring
304
3
12.2 Practical Examples of Using the TME 10 Distributed Monitoring
307
16
12.2.1 Our Lab Environment
307
1
12.2.2 Creating a Distributed Monitoring Profile
307
2
12.2.3 Creating Monitors
309
6
12.2.4 Creating an Indicator Collection
315
1
12.2.5 Associating the Profile with an Indicator Collection
316
1
12.2.6 Distributing a Distributed Monitoring Profile
317
2
12.2.7 Generating Alerts
319
4
Chapter 13. Installing and Using TME 10 Enterprise Console
323
40
13.1 TME 10 Enterprise Console Installation
323
9
13.1.1 Installation Considerations
324
1
13.1.2 Reconfiguring the Operating System Kernel
324
2
13.1.3 Installing the Sybase Database
326
3
13.1.4 Installing the Enterprise Console Application
329
2
13.1.5 Installing the TME 10 Enterprise Console Rule Builder
331
1
13.1.6 Installation of an Event Adapter
331
1
13.2 Practical Examples Using TME 10 Enterprise Console
332
31
13.2.1 Our Lab Environment
332
1
13.2.2 Logging On to TME 10 and the TME 10 Desktop
332
2
13.2.3 Setting Resource Roles
334
1
13.2.4 Creating and Customizing an Event Console
335
6
13.2.5 Monitoring and Handling Events
341
7
13.2.6 Customizing Rules
348
13
13.2.7 Tips for Logfile Adapter Handling
361
2
Part 3. Appendices
363
6
Appendix A. Special Notices
365
2
Appendix B. Related Publications
367
2
B.1 International Technical Support Organization Publications
367
1
B.2 Redbooks on CD-ROMs
367
1
B.3 Other Publications with IBM Form Numbers
367
1
B.4 TME 10 Information on the World Wide Web (WWW)
368
1
How To Get ITSO Redbooks
369
4
How IBM Employees Can Get ITSO Redbooks
369
1
How Customers Can Get ITSO Redbooks
370
1
IBM Redbook Order Form
371
2
List of Abbreviations
373
2
Index
375