IBM InfoSphere Information Server Administrative Tasks V11.5 KM510G

1 days


This course gets those charged with administering Information Server v11.5 and its suite of many products and components started with the basic administrative tasks necessary to support Information Server users and developers.

The course begins with a functional overview of Information Server and the products and components that support these functions. Then it focuses on the basic administrative tasks an Information Server administrator will need to perform including user management, session management, and reporting management tasks. The course covers both the use of Information Server administrative clients such as the Administration Console and Metadata Asset Manager and the use of command line tools such as istool and encrypt.


This basic course is for those who will be administering Information Server and its product components.

Skills Gained

  • - List Information Server functional categories and the Information Server products and components that support them
  • - List and describe the Information Server architectural tiers
  • - Access Information Server clients, including thin clients using the Information Server Launch Pad, the Information Server Engine clients, and the Information Server Console clients including Information Analyzer and Information Services Director
  • - Create and configure Information Server users and groups
  • - Manage Information Server active sessions
  • - Manage Information Server reporting
  • - Work with Information Server command-line tools including tools for session administration, user and group management, and encryption
  • - Use the istool functionality to query, export, and import Information Server Repository assets


There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Information Server technical overview

Unit 2: Working with Information Server clients

Unit 3: Authentication and suite security

Unit 4: Session management

Unit 5: Managing reports

Unit 6: Administrative tools

Unit 7: Managing Information Server repository assets

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