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Control-M Admin Training Courses & Best Practices

Control-M Admin Training Courses & Best Practices


Number of Days: 4
Price: Dependent upon number of students.
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Course Description

This Four-day program reviews the architecture, design, and configuration of Control-M and all its components. Intended for system administrators, this course describes the various hardware and software requirements of the system, how it communicates over networks, its database structure, and other aspects of the product.


Delivery Method – Instructor-led

  • Virtual on‐line
  • Customer Site
  • 3rd Party Site
  • Blending on/off site delivery

Who Should Attend

Administration should be delivered to operating system, network, database, and other individuals.


Prerequisites

We recommend that users have several weeks, at a minimum, worth of experience using Control-M prior to taking this course. As with Basic Scheduling & Operations, using the client's existing infrastructure is recommended.


Schedule:


Modules Estimated Time in Hours
A. Introduction 1
B-1. Installing Control-M (Microsoft Windows) 1
B-2. Installing Control-M (UNIX & Linux) 2
B-3. Installing Control-M/Agents 3
C. Configuration Manager 1
D. Enterprise Manager Architecture 2
E. Managing Enterprise Manager 2
F. Control-M/Server Architecture 2
G. Managing Control-M/Server 2
H. Control-M/Agent Architecture 2
I. Managing Control-M/Agents 3
J. Upgrade Process 3
K. Documentation and Knowledge Resources 3
 

Module Objectives


Module A: Introduction

  • Review Control-M
    -Major concepts
    - Architecture
    - Design
  • Review available tools and functionality

Module B-1: Installing Control-M (Microsoft Windows)

  • Pre-installation requirements
    - Hardware requirements and sizing recommendations
    - Operating System configuration and settings
  • Choosing a database application server
  • Installing Enterprise Manager
  • Installing Control-M/Server

Module B-2: Installing Control-M (UNIX / AIX)

  • Pre-installation requirements
    - Hardware requirements and sizing recommendations
    - Operating System configuration and settings
  • Choosing a database application server
  • Installing Enterprise Manager
  • Installing Control-M/Server

Module B-3: Installing Control-M/Agents

  • Installing on Microsoft Windows
  • Pre-installation requirements
    - Hardware requirements and sizing recommendations
    - Operating System configuration and settings
  • Installing on UNIX
  • Installing on Linux

Module C: Configuration Manager

  • Overview and purpose of the Configuration Manager
  • Interpreting the Configuration Manager's interface
    - Reading the environment and installed components
    - Identifying problem areas
  • Using the Configuration Manager
    - Starting and stopping components and services
    - Control Shell functions
    - Adding and removing components
    - Setting system parameters
    - Managing the Control-M/Enterprise Manager database

Module D: Enterprise Manager Architecture

  • Overview of Enterprise Manager
  • Enterprise Manager internal architecture and subsystems
    - Enterprise Manager Configuration Agent
    - GUI Servers
    - Global Alerts Servers
    - Global Conditions Servers
    - Gateways
    - Forecast Servers
    - Batch Impact Manager Servers
  • Communication and network ports

Module E: Managing Enterprise Manager

  • Using the Configuration Manager to view and manage Enterprise Manager
  • Managing Windows Services
  • Using the Unix/Linux only "root_menu"
  • Additional utilities
    - Backup and export tools
    - Table, job, and calendar definition tools
  • Ongoing maintenance tasks

Module F: Control-M/Server Architecture

  • Overview of Control-M/Server
  • Control-M/Server internal architecture and subsystems
    - Server Configuration Agent
    - Core subsystems
  • Communication and network ports

Module G: Managing Control-M/Server

  • Using the Configuration Manager to view and manage Control- M/Servers
  • Managing Windows Services
  • Using the "ctm_menu"
  • Configuration files
  • Additional utilities
    - Backup and export tools
    - Active environment tools
    - Table, job, and calendar definition tools
    - Resource management tools
  • Ongoing maintenance tasks

Module H: Control-M/Agent Architecture

  • Overview of Control-M/Agent
  • Control-M/Agent internal architecture and subsystems
  • Communication models
  • Communication and network ports

Module I: Managing Control-M/Agents

  • Using the Configuration Manager to view and manage Control-M/Agents
  • Managing Windows Services
  • Using the Control-M/Agent management utilities
  • Configuration files
  • Managing Windows user credentials
  • Control-M/Agent diagnostic utilities
  • Ongoing maintenance tasks

Module J: Upgrade Process

  • Go over migration process
  • Install migration Utilities
  • Validation report
  • Export report
  • Import data
  • Items to consider during conversion

Module K: Documentation and Knowledge Resources

  • Software documentation
  • BMC Software support resources

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Control-M Training: Advanced Scheduling
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Control-M Training: Advanced Scheduling