KM510 IBM InfoSphere Information Server Administrative Tasks V11.5

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1 Days

6 CPD hours

This course is intended for

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


List Information Server functional categories and the Information Server products and components that support themList and describe the Information Server architectural tiersAccess 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 DirectorCreate and configure Information Server users and groupsManage Information Server active sessionsManage Information Server reportingWork with Information Server command-line tools including tools for session administration, user and group management, and encryptionUse the istool functionality to query, export, and import Information Server Repository assets


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.

Information Server Technical Overview
  • List the Information Server functional categories
  • List the Information Server products and components that support these functional categories
  • List the Information Server architectural tiers
Working with Information Server Clients
  • Use the Information Server Launch Pad to access Information Server thin clients including the Administrative Console, Information Governance Catalog, and Metadata Asset Manager
  • Access Information Server Engine Clients including DataStage, QualityStage, FastTrack, and Information Server Manager
  • Access Information Server Console Clients including Information Analyzer and Information Services Director
Authentication and Suite Security
  • Configure Suite users and groups
  • Configure DataStage credentials for Engine users
Session Management
  • View a list of active sessions
  • View session properties
  • Disconnect sessions
  • Configure global session properties
Managing Reports
  • Create and manage report folders
  • Create a report
  • Run a report
  • View report results
Administrative Tools
  • Session Admin tool
  • Directory Command tool
  • Encrypt tool
Managing Information Server Repository Assets
  • Use istool to export and import common metadata assets
  • Use istool to query information assets
  • Use istool to export and import security assets
  • Use istool to export and import reporting assets
Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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