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Change Guardian Essentials [Course 8718]

Course Overview

The following will be covered in this course:

  • Change Guardian Server
  • Change Guardian Windows
  • Change Guardian Active Directory
  • Change Guardian Group Policy
  • Change Guardian UNIX

What are you teaching students about the products or services?

  • How to install Change Guardian server on a UNIX machine
  • How to install Change Guardian Appliance
  • How to install Windows Components and Agents
  • How to install UNIX agents

Through discussion, examples, and lab exercises with real world content, you will be enabled to:

  • Discuss the basic of the Change Guardian Server
  • List the prerequisites and installation requirements
  • Install the Change Guardian Server to a Linux Computer
  • Discuss the Change Guardian Windows and UNIX Platforms
  • Understand policies and the Policy Editor
  • Create alerts
  • Understand Event Information

Training Level: 0 - All

Duration: 1 Days

Key Objectives

After this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the basic of the Change Guardian Server
  • Identify the Change Guardian Server components
  • Describe the requirements and supported platforms
  • Discuss the sizing requirements
  • List the prerequisites and installation requirements
  • Install the Change Guardian Server to a Linux Computer
  • Discuss Installation Options
  • Install the Change Guardian Server Appliance
  • Discuss the Change Guardian Windows Platform
  • Discuss the Change Guardian UNIX Platform
  • Describe the Change Guardian Policy Editor
  • Describe the Change Guardian Operator Console
  • Understand policies and the Policy Editor
  • Submit policies
  • Enable, export, and import policies
  • Understand Policy Sets
  • Schedule monitoring
  • Create alerts
  • Discuss browser requirements
  • Understand Event Information
  • Forward Events for long term retention

Audience Summary

NetIQ® Change Guardian® Administrators and System Administrators should attend this class.

Course Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and some background in UNIX is helpful.

Course Outline

Welcome and Introductions

  • Classroom Environment
  • Agenda
  • Course Overview
  • Change Guardian Overview

Planning to Install the Change Guardian Server

  • Supported operating systems
  • Hardware requirements
  • Supported database platforms
  • Data storage requirement estimation
  • Virtual environment
  • Ports used

Understanding Change Guardian server installation types

  • Installing the Change Guardian Server
  • Installing the Change Guardian Server to a Linux Computer
  • Implementation Checklist for the Change Guardian Server
  • Installation Options
  • Installing the Change Guardian Server Appliance
  • Implementation Checklist for the Change Guardian Server Appliance
  • Installing Appliance

Installing the Change Guardian Policy Editor

  • Policy Editor Computer Requirements
  • Implementation Checklist
  • Installing the Policy Editor
  • Agent Silent Installation
  • Virtual Environment
  • Using the Change Guardian Module Manager
  • Installing Change Guardian Modules

Setting Up Your Environment for Monitoring

  • Logging into Change Guardian
  • Creating Policies and Policy Sets
  • Understanding Policies
  • Understanding Event Content
  • Understanding Policy Sets
  • Using Policy Templates
  • Understanding Resource Expansion
  • Understanding Computer Groups
  • Managing Computer Groups
  • Assigning Policies and Policy Sets
  • Using Change Guardian Administrative Reports

Viewing Change Guardian Events

  • Supported Web Browsers and Settings
  • Updating Mozilla Firefox 5 - SLES 11
  • Understanding Event Information
  • Viewing Detailed Event Information
  • Forwarding Events for Long-Term Retention

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