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TOS27G - IBM License Metric Tool 7.5

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You can start the course at any time within 12 months of enrolling for the course. After you register/start the course, you have 30 days to complete your course. Within this 30 days, the self-paced format gives you the opportunity to complete the course at your convenience, at any location, and at your own pace. The course is available 24 hours a day.

System Requirements: To participate in both the lectures and labs for this course, the student workstation must meet the following hardware requirements:

  • Minimum of 256 MB of memory
  • Windows 98 or higher
  • Headset with microphone, or separate microphone and speakers
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher
  • 128-bit encryption (Versions of Internet Explorer prior to version 6.0 and Windows 98, NT 4.0, and 2000 must have the High Encryption Packs installed)
  • Citrix ICA Client (Installed when you access e-lab during class)
  • High speed internet (56K bps or higher)


NOTE: The Citrix application (web client or full package) requires access to port 443 (https). Please ensure personal and corporate firewalls have this port open.

  • 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

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

There are no prerequisites for this course.

  1. Unit 1: Introduction to IBM License Metric Tool
  2. Unit 2: Installation
  3. Unit 3: IBM License Metric Tool configuration
  4. Unit 4: Data collection and reporting
  5. Unit 5: Managing IBM License Metric Tool for Software Asset Managers
  6. Unit 6: Managing IBM License Metric Tool for Application and Inventory Administrators
  7. Unit 7: Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning
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