IBM Netcool Operations Insight: A Scenarios Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 20 July 2016

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ISBN-10: 0738441856
ISBN-13: 9780738441856
IBM Form #: SG24-8352-00
(190 pages)

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Authors: Vasfi Gucer, Zane Bray, Rob Clark, Jeff Ditto, Manzoor Farid, Maciej Olejniczak, Ahmed A Saleh, Lanny Short, Steve Shuman


IBM® Netcool® Operations Insight empowers your IT operations to use real-time and historical analytics to identify, isolate, and resolve problems before they affect your business. Powered by IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus and the transformative capabilities of cognitive analytics, Netcool Operations Insight consolidates millions of alerts from across local, cloud, and hybrid environments into a few actionable problems.

This IBM Redbooks® publication gives a broad understanding of Netcool Operations Insight and describes several scenarios that show the capabilities of this solution in a real-life environment. Each scenario features a different capability of Netcool Operations Insight. The scenarios are documented by using step-by-step figures with explanations to make them easier to implement in your own environment.

The scenarios in this book are broken into the following categories:
- Network management related scenarios
- Network event and cognitive related scenarios
- Network event related scenarios

The target audience of this book is network specialists, network administrators, and network operators.

Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1. IBM Netcool Operations Insight overview

Part 2. Network management related scenarios
Chapter 2. Networks for Operations Insight and the Network Health Dashboard
Chapter 3. Geographic Discovery and Mapping
Chapter 4. Golden configuration and dynamic compliance

Part 3. Network event and cognitive related scenarios
Chapter 5. Known slow traffic between two points in a network
Chapter 6. Analytics-based event grouping and seasonality

Part 4. Network event related scenarios
Chapter 7. Flood event detection
Chapter 8. Using the WebGUI event search feature
Chapter 9. Scope-based event grouping

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