PacktLib: HP Network Node Manager 9: Getting Started

HP Network Node Manager 9: Getting Started

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewer

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Before we Manage with NNMi

What can HP SW NNMi do for us?

Choosing the right edition

Understanding Smart Plug-ins (iSPI)

Server sizing considerations

How NNMi will impact my infrastructure

Licensing policy

Installing software

Summary

Discovering and Monitoring Your Network

Discovery in NNMi

How discovery works

Configuring communication protocols

Boosting up discovery with seeds

Limiting discovery with filters

Examining discovery results

Summary

Configuring and Viewing Maps

Node groups

Node group map configuration

Interface groups

Path View map configuration

User interface configuration

Web browser settings

Symbols

Summary

Configuring Incidents

Introduction to incidents

How incidents enter a system

Configuring NNMi forwarding SNMP traps

Configuring SNMP trap incidents

Configuring management events

Configuring NNM 6.x/7.x events

Tuning incidents

Summary

Controlling Access to NNMi

How access to NNMi works

Sign in access types

Configuring SSL to Directory Service

Command line access configuration tools

User activity audit

Summary

Troubleshooting, Security, and Backup

Describing NNMi processes

Describing NNMi services

Using NNMi logging processes

Ports used by NNMi

Troubleshooting tools

Environment variables

Command security issues

Backing up NNMi

Restoring NNMi

Backup and restore strategies

Configuration migration

Summary

Application Failover and High Availability Solutions

Application Failover in NNMi

iSPI and Application Failover

NNMi in High Availability (HA) Server

Summary

Navigating Console and Learning Network Inventory

Navigating console

Workspaces

Tools menu

Navigating network inventory and accessing details

Working with MIBs

MIB expressions

Summary

Monitoring Your Network

Monitoring with NNMi

Monitoring devices for problems

Monitoring an incident for problems

Investigating problems

Configuring Custom Polling

Summary

Extending NNMi

Object custom attributes

Action menu configuration

Expanding system capabilities using URLs

Summary

Integrating NNMi with Other Management Tools

Integrating NNMi with HP Software BAC

Integrating NNMi with CiscoWorks LMS

Integrating NNMi with HP Software Network Automation

Integrating NNMi with Northbound Interface

Integrating NNMi with HP Software Operations Manager

Integrating NNMi with HP System Insight Manager

Integrating NNMi with HP Software uCMDB

Summary

Upgrading from NNM 6.x/7.x

Upgrading from NNM 6.x/7.x

Upgrading from NNM 6.x/7.x

Upgrading from NNM 6.x/7.x

Upgrading from NNMi 8.1x

Upgrading from NNMi 8.1x

Upgrading from NNMi 8.1x

Upgrading from NNMi 8.1x

Upgrading from NNMi 8.1x

Upgrading from NNMi 8.1x

Upgrading from NNMi 8.1x

Upgrading from NNMi 8.1x

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Index