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Integrate Solarwinds events with IBM Tivoli Netcool OMNIbus

Over the last few years I have come across more and more network management teams using the Solarwinds suite to manage their estate. The Solarwinds products are competitively priced and easy to install and it is this ease of install that negates the need for a company to pay for a consultant to install and […]

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Advanced Event Management: Making full use of the tools you have

Operational Views

Over the last few years I have spent a great deal of time working within the event management arena for numerous and varied customers. This experience has enabled me to look across differing environments and compare the how’s and why’s of solution design and creation. Food for thought Businesses naturally spend time developing, and even perfecting their Event Management solution […]

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How can I Integrate IBM Tivoli Netcool with Service Now?

I recently completed an integration of IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact 6.1 and Netcool/OMNIbus with ServiceNow. This blog will outline the process and methods that can be used to integrate the manager of managers (OMNIbus) with a service desk solution such as ServiceNow. The customer requirement was for any event that met a specific set of criteria would be […]

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What is the Netcool/OMNIbus v7.4 Mobile Event Dashboard?

I’ve been having fun and games with Netcool/OMNIbus v7.4 over the past few weeks since GA. The new release is continuing the slow plod to enabling access via mobile devices. Following in the footsteps of the gauges is the Mobile Event Dashboard, the mobile device equivalent of the Event Dashboard. From a TIP perspective there […]

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What is the best way to add maintenance windows with IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM), Impact and OMNIbus?

During day to day operations most IT environments are subject to some degree of planned change or managed outage. If effective monitoring is in place, it is highly likely that this type of activity will result in the generation of “false-positive” alerts that have little or no value to the business whilst the work is […]

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Can the Tivoli Log File Agent replace the TEC Logfile Adapter?

The IBM Tivoli Log File Agent is the latest incarnation of the Netcool/OMNIbus LogFile Agent. It is based on ITM autonomous agent technology and is designed to monitor text log files, Windows Event Logs and the UNIX/Linus syslog using both traditional ACP format files plus regular expressions. This article was originally written by Simon Barnes […]

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