C2010-657 - IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 Implementation Exam
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The network operation center has two groups of users that use the native desktop. One group, OPERATIONS, requires access to the standard event management tools like acknowledge and delete. They also require access to some custom tools for things like basic troubleshooting (ping and telnet) and ticket creation. The second group, NETWORK, requires access to the same tools used by the OPERATIONS group users In addition, there are a few tools used for advanced router diagnostics that they use. These tools are not to be available to the OPERATIONS group users. To minimize administration efforts a common desktop menu is used for both groups of users. The users in the OPERATIONS group use Windows desktops to run the native desktop application. What is the technique used to ensure that they only run tools supported on Windows?
all of the tools used by the OPERATIONS group are configured to limit access to only Windows systems
Which two directories should be backed up before the upgrade in place from IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus (Netcool/OMNIbus) V7.3.1 and TIP V2.2 to Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 on a Redhat Linux system? (Choose two)
An ObjectServer trigger is configured to locate all critical events related to a very important network component. The trigger generates an event-based Accelerated Event Notification (AEN) The AEN message is sent to all users that are members of the NETWORK group. The trigger updates the event so that it will not send another AEN message for the same event. When the trigger runs and generates the AEN message there are no users that belong to the NETWORK group that have an active AEN client running on their desktops. What happens to the AEN message is this situation?
With no active clients to receive the message, the message is lost.
Which statement is true if an ObjectServer work time exceeds its granularity?
The ObjectServer is overloaded and may fall behind in some of its tasks.
If UNIX authentication is used by a ProcessAgent, which check is made for any incoming connection to be accepted?
The user must be a member of the ncoadmin group (or whatever the -admingroup property is set to).
Which utility can be used to export ObjectServer event data?
Which two actions are required when configuring a CGI script to use via a WebGUI tool? (Choose two.)
ensure the script is executable
save the CGI script on the Web GUI server in the $NCHOME/omnibus_webgui/etc/cgi-bin directory
When an Accelerated Event Notification (AEN) is received by the AEN client, a message is displayed on the user desktop. That message contains data from several columns in the event record used to generate the notification. How are the column names used in the pop-up message configured within the AEN client properties?
The Column data settings in the Channels tab defines how the columns appear in the message.
A company has a virtual pair of ObjectServers with the primary located in New York (ny.fqdn.com 4100), the backup in Sacramento (sac.fqdn.com 4100), and the WebGUI is in San Francisco (sf.fqdn.com 16311). The administrator has these requirements: The administrator has created the SmartPage in <TIPHOME>/profiles/TIPProfile/installedApps/TIPCell/isc.ear/OMNIbusWebGUI war/SmartPages/index html. How would the page be accessed using a browser?
What is one of the first steps that the WebGUI administrator should do when creating a new page for a user?
set the page properties, roles, layouts, and levels of access
The MessageLevel specifies the message logging level in an ObjectServer properties file. What is the default level?
Which probe command line property should be modified to ensure that the probe sends events to the proxy server rather than sending them to the primary ObjectServer?
Which two options determine which ObjectServers a probe will make connections to? (Choose two.)
the Server and ServerBackup probe properties
any registertarget() lines inside the probe rules files
An ObjectServer has been set up to create checkpoint files, and a utility is available to check the validity of the checkpoint files. Which command checks the files?
Which two statements are true about automations? (Choose two.)
Automations enable the ObjectServer to process alerts without requiring an operator to take action.
Automations can be used to detect changes in the ObjectServer and to run automated responses to these changes.
When configuring a Backup ObjectServer, what are the default property values for ActingPrimary and BackupObjectServer?
ActingPrimary is TRUE and BackupObjectServer FALSE
A company is using Federated Repository with 3 LDAP servers defined. Users and groups are synced to the ObjectServer. Some users cannot log in to the Tivoli Integrated Portal. The SystemOut.log shows this exception: [1/23/13 12:44:03:743 CST] 000000b5 exception E com.ibm.ws.wim.ProfileManager loginlmpl com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.DuplicateLogonldException: CWWIM4538E Multiple principals were found for the 'jsmith' principal name. What can the administrator do to prevent the error?
ensure usernames are unique across repositories
What is the default location of the ObjectServer, probe, and gateway log files?
What is the default location of the localization configuration file on a Linux host?
The command nco_store_resize -newhardlimit 500mb changes which hard limit to 500MB?
the memstoreoftheNCOMS ObjectServer
What is the difference between the hash and tree database index structure?
The hash index supports equality comparisons in SQL queries. The tree index is an ordered index that stores columnvalues in a sorted structure.
Which SQL WHERE clause processes the query most efficiently?
WHERE Severity=3 and (Summary like`link down'or Summary like`Link Down');
What is the only environment variable that has to be set to start the Display ObjectServer?
Which action informs an end user when an event flood situation is detected?
implement Accelerated Event Notification to ensure that the detected event flood situation is displayed to operators asquickly as possible
Which indexes exist on the ObjectServer alerts.status table by default?
two indexes; one consisting of the Serial and one consisting of the primary key ServerName and ServerSerial
The optional nco_security section of a ProcessAgent config file is used for what?
to configure a whitelist of all hosts that the ProcessAgent will accept incoming connections from
Which properties must be available in the probe to configure peer-to-peer failover?
Mode, PeerHost, PeerPort
A company has a requirement to archive events to their historical archive IBM DB2 database Which IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus gateway should be used for this purpose?
What is the recommended solution delivery mechanism for Native Event List tools, prompts, and menus?
They should be packaged up using nco_conf pack.
Which statement is true about a temporal trigger?
It is executed repeatedly based on a specified frequency.
ViewWidgetcom has deployed this 3-tier standard multi-tier architecture deployment of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 (Netcool/OMNIbus) using the best practice configuration that ships with the product: WebGUI is to be deployed into the environment. The Aggregation and Display layer ObjectServer details are added to the WebGUI server's data source definition file as a single data source In order to implement automatic load-balancing for connecting WebGUI Active Event List clients, into which ObjectServer table should rows be inserted?
no rows need to be added to any ObjectServer table
What is the correct path for upgrading from WebGUI V7.3.1 running TIP V2.1 to WebGUI V7.4?
Upgrade TIP V2.1 using the TIP V188.8.131.52 feature pack. Then run an in-place upgrade of WebGUI V7.3.1 using theWebGUI V7.4 installer.
The probe HTTP interface is disabled by default It can be enabled by setting a set of properties Which two properties must be configured to enable the probe HTTP interface? (Choose two)
What does the nco_pa_status tool display?
the status output from a named Process Agent
What must be done to the IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus ObjectServer to enable FIPS 140 to be used within the deployment?
everything must be re-encrypted with nco_keygen
Which command installs the probes and gateways in IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4?
nco install integration
In the multi-tiered architecture, when an event is reinserted from the collection to the aggregation layer, what is the default deduplication behavior for severity?
The Severity field is always updated on deduplication. The severity from the collection layer will overwrite the severity atthe aggregation layer.
When should the use of ObjectServer table indexes be considered for an IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus deployment?
A non-indexed field is used extensively within ObjectServer triggers,tools, or procedures.
Which command line tool does the WebGUI administrator use to export and import portal data?
Which command starts the ObjectServer admin client on a UNIX/Linux system?
A consultant is working on an IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.2.1 ObjectServer upgrade to V7.4. Which high level steps migrate the key database?
move the omni.kdb file to a temporary location, create a new key database with nc_gskcmd, import the certificates
During an ObjectServer upgrade it is determined that AES encryption was used. What must be done to the upgrade to comply with FIPS 140?
decrypt everything with nco_aes_crypt with the -d option, then re-encrypt with nco_keygen andnco_aes_crypt to store the keys in the proper keyfile
An administrator would like to give a group of users access to an Active Event List in IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 WebGUI but keep them from using right-click tools. Which role should be used?
What is the effect of setting these ObjectServer properties prior to starting the ObjectServer? NHttpd.EnableHTTP : TRUE NHttpd.ListeningPort : 8080
It configures the embedded HTTP server so that the interfaces are active on an HTTP port (8080).
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7 4 core components are being installed on a server running 64-bit SUSE Linux. The server hardware consists of 8 CPUs (2.4 GHz), 16 GB RAM, and 2500 GB disks. The software will be installed using the Typical installation option Which statement is true about system hardware requirements?
The hardware on this system is adequate for most small to medium deployments.
When developing several new pages in a sandbox dev/test system for the WebGUI, the work is ready to migrate to production during a change control. How is the migration performed?
use a series oftipcli.sh import and export commands
Which command checks the rules file syntax for the mttrapd.rules file?
nco_p_syntax -rulesfile mttrapd.rules
A customer would like to migrate a WebGUI V7.3.1 scenario running TIP V2.1 to the a WebGUI V7.4 configuration running on another server Following a successful export of data from the source V7.3.1 system, they cannot find the resulting data file. Where would this file be generated?
in the tip_home_dir/profiles/TIPProfile/output directory
What is the purpose of the PA.Name property of the ObjectServer?
to tell the ObjectServer the name of a single ProcessAgent to connect to in order to fire any external actions
An ObjectServer is being configured with High Availability The primary ObjectServer, called LONDON_P, is configured on servera The backup ObjectServer, called LONDON_B, is configured on serverb The synchronizer gateway, called LONDON_GATE, is installed on serverb Neither of the ObjectServers is running in Secure Mode The goal is a configuration that implements ObjectServer failover and fallback in the most efficient manner and in accordance with standard Best Practices. What identifies how the ObjectServer property called BackupObjectServer is configured?
The value of the property on LONDON_B is manually set to True.