+386 31 748 428 training@compedu.si


TS113: IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.6 Installation and Configuration

DURATION: 2 days

SCHEDULED DATES: TBD – Contact Us for more Information


Learn to install and perform an initial configuration of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.2. This course covers installation on a single virtual machine. During configuration, you add hardware and deploy a storage resource agent to a remote physical system.

Learning Journeys or Training Paths that reference this course:

IBM Spectrum Control


This is an intermediate-level course for individuals who are involved in the planning, installing, configuring, and upgrading of IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center


Before taking this course, make sure that you understand storage virtualization, SAN management and zoning.


Unit 1 – Introduction to IBM Spectrum Control
Unit 2 – Installation of Spectrum Control
Unit 3 – How to configure IBM Spectrum Control.


o Installing the IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.6 server

Exercise 1 Preparing files for installation
Exercise 2 Installing and configuring IBM DB2
Exercise 3 Installing the Spectrum Control server
Exercise 4 Installing Cognos advanced reporting prerequisites
Exercise 5 Installing Cognos Reporting for Spectrum Control

o Configuring the IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.6 server

Exercise 1 Verifying installation and first steps
Exercise 2 Monitoring a remote server
Exercise 3 Adding a CIM agent to monitor the host SAN switch
Exercise 4 Monitoring a storage virtualization server
Exercise 5 Monitoring HBA ports of an agentless server
Exercise 6 Deploying a remote storage resource agent (SRA)
Exercise 7 Monitoring back-end storage devices
Exercise 8 Configuring alert disposition
Exercise 9 Examining fabric and zone configuration
Exercise 10 Adding a hypervisor
Exercise 11 Assigning user roles in Spectrum Control