Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration

Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

The Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration course is designed for I.T. specialists tasked with installing, managing, and troubleshooting Symantec Management Platform.

This five-day, instructor-led, hands-on class covers Symantec Management Platform installation and infrastructure, and how to create and configure key items in the Symantec Management Console, such as tasks, policies, organizational groups, targets, and filters. Students also learn how to run reports and replication, create a hierarchy, configure site servers, find and access data in the database, and apply troubleshooting techniques.

Next Class Dates

Contact us to customize this class with your own dates, times and location. You can also call 1-888-563-8266 or chat live with a Learning Consultant.

Back to Top

Intended Audience for this Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration Course

  • » This course is for system administrators responsible for installing, configuring, managing, and troubleshooting Symantec Management Platform.

Back to Top

Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration Course Objectives

  • » Install Symantec Management Platform and Symantec Management Agent.
  • » Use Resource Manager to discover computers and other resources.
  • » Import user accounts, roles, users, computers, and other resources from Microsoft Active Directory.
  • » Create, manage, and administer organizational views, filters, policies, and targets.
  • » Set security on users and groups, and assign privileges and permissions.
  • » Identify and access common database tables.
  • » Generate custom scoped reports.
  • » Manage your environment using sites, site servers,and subnets.
  • » Design a Notification Server hierarchy.
  • » Run replication.
  • » Use tools and utilities to check the stability of the Symantec Management Platform.

Back to Top

Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration Course Outline

      1. Understanding the Symantec Management Platform
        1. Introducing the Symantec Management Platform
        2. Learning about Symantec Management Platform components
        3. Symantec Management Platform concepts
        4. How the Symantec Management Platform works
        5. Architecture considerations for Symantec Management Platform
      2. Installing Symantec Management Platform
        1. Installation requirements
        2. Using Symantec Installation Manager
        3. Installing Symantec Management Platform
        4. Accessing the Symantec Management Console
        5. Configuring settings after installation
        6. Managing accounts
      3. Migrating Versions of Symantec Management Platform
        1. Migrating from 6.x to 7.0
        2. Migrating from 7.0 to 7.1
      4. Importing from Active Directory
        1. Importing user accounts and roles
        2. Importing computers and users
        3. Importing other resources
        4. Discovering computers using the Domain Browse List
        5. Performing Network Discovery
      5. Symantec Management Console
        1. Getting to know the Symantec Management Console
        2. Getting to know the Activity Center views
      6. Installing and Setting Up the Symantec Management Agent
        1. Understanding the Symantec Management Agent
        2. Installing the Symantec Management Agent
        3. Verifying the Symantec Management Agent installation
        4. Setting Symantec Management Agent installation options
      7. Configuring Symantec Management Agent
        1. Configuring Symantec Management Agent
        2. Determining when to use unicast and multicast
        3. Installing and viewing Symantec Management Agent plugins
      8. Agent Communication with Notification Server
        1. Introducing Symantec Management Agent and Notification Server communication
        2. Symantec Management Agent data flow
      9. Site Management
        1. Introducing site management
        2. Managing sites and subnets
        3. Working with task service
        4. Working with package service
      10. Creating and Managing Organizational Views and Groups
        1. Learning about organizational views
        2. Defining organizational groups
        3. Creating organizational views and groups
        4. Managing organizational views and groups
      11. Security
        1. Learning about security
        2. Distinguishing between privileges and permissions
      12. Creating and Managing Filters
        1. Introducing filters
        2. Managing and working with predefined filters
        3. Building new filters using the Query Builder
        4. Creating filters using raw SQL
        5. Modifying filters
      13. Creating and Managing Targets
        1. Introducing targets
        2. Creating a target
        3. Managing and working with targets
        4. Applying resource scoping to filters and targets
      14. Creating and Managing Policies
        1. Getting to know policies
        2. Understanding user-based policies
        3. Understanding computer-based policies
        4. Configuring automation policies
        5. Managing shared schedules
      15. Creating and Managing Tasks
        1. Overview of task management
        2. Creating and scheduling tasks
        3. Creating jobs
      16. Reporting
        1. Introducing reporting
        2. Introducing IT Analytics
        3. Learning SQL basics
        4. Viewing common database tables
        5. Generating a resource scoped report
        6. Creating a custom report
        7. Working with report results
      17. Resource Management
        1. Understanding resources
        2. Using the Resource Manager
        3. Learning about resource scoping
      18. Replication
        1. Understanding replication
        2. Setting up and configuring replication
        3. Scheduling replication
      19. Hierarchy
        1. Understanding hierarchy
        2. Setting up and designing a Notification Server hierarchy
        3. Configuring hierarchy replication
        4. Changing the hierarchy tree
      20. Troubleshooting
        1. Learning about Symantec Management Platform
        2. troubleshooting tools
        3. Using the Log Viewer
        4. Using NSConfigurator
        5. Using Remote Altiris Agent Diagnostics
        6. Troubleshooting the Symantec Management Agent
        7. Troubleshooting Event inboxes

Back to Top

Do you have the right background for Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration?

Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

Take your FREE Skill Assessment test »

Back to Top

Award winning, world-class Instructors

Our instructors are passionate at teaching and are experts in their respective fields. Our average NetCom instructor has many, many years of real-world experience and impart their priceless, valuable knowledge to our students every single day. See our world-class instructors.   See more instructors...

Back to Top

Client Testimonials & Reviews about their Learning Experience

We are passionate in delivering the best learning experience for our students and they are happy to share their learning experience with us.
Read what students had to say about their experience at NetCom.   Read student testimonials...

Back to Top