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IBM License Metric Tool 7.5

IBM Course Code: TOS27G

GK# 720328 Vendor# TOS27G

Course Overview


This course focuses on the tasks required to deploy IBM License Metric Tool. The IBM License Metric Tool helps maintain an up-to-date inventory of the IBM distributed software assets in an IT infrastructure and measures the processor value units (PVU) that are consumed by them. In this course you learn to manage IBM distributed software inventory and audit reports, and maintain the IBM License Metric Tool environment. You also learn about virtualization, subcapacity, and full capacity license model concepts. This course consists of recorded instructor presentations and lab demonstrations. It does not include live, hands-on labs. Lessons are download-and-play, and the student guide for the course is available under the Course Materials tab of the course information page.

What You'll Learn

  • Explain virtualization and processor value unit (PVU) concepts and how you can use the IBM License Metric Tool to manage IBM PVU licenses and IBM systems licenses
  • Plan the deployment of the IBM License Metric Tool
  • Install the administration server and deploy agents
  • Configure the IBM License Metric Tool
  • Explain the data collection and aggregation process
  • Manage IBM distributed software inventory
  • Prepare and interpret IBM audit reports
  • Manage collected data and software bundles
  • Identify the relationship between the Passport Advantage entitlement data and the IBM License Metric Tool collected data
  • Maintain and administer the IBM License Metric Tool environment
  • Troubleshoot and debug the IBM License Metric Tool


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Self-Paced Outline

1. Introduction to IBM License Metric Tool

2. Installation

3. IBM License Metric Tool Configuration

4. Data Collection and Reporting

5. Managing IBM License Metric Tool for Software Asset Managers

6. Managing IBM License Metric Tool for Application and Inventory Administrators

7. Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning

Who Should Attend


This basic course is for implementers and administrators of IBM License Metric Tool version 7.5.

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