At BrainShare this year, we are offering a broad range of hands-on classes designed to take a deeper dive into our products. Attendees can also take this opportunity to get their certification in NetIQ and Novell products. In addition to our standard certification tests, we will debut our Novell Certified ZENworks Professional 11 Beta exam. You can select your certification test when registering, and then go into the Scheduler to book a time slot. See below for more details.
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Advanced Technical Training Sessions
Introduction to ZENworks Configuration Management 11 SP3 ZENUsbcreator Utility ZENworks® Configuration Management 11 SP3 makes it easy to add imaging to a thumb drive with its new utility, ZENUsbcreator. This utility offers a supported method for booting the ZENworks Configuration Management imaging distro from a USB thumb drive. In this session, you will learn more about ZENUsbcreator and how to build your own bootable thumb drive for imaging operations. We will also discuss what Novell® Training Services classes you can take to learn more about the ZENworks Configuration Management imaging distro.
Creating Targeted Hardware Rules for ZENworks Configuration Management PXE-Based Imaging Are you reluctant to use PXE-based ZENworks Configuration Management imaging for fear of making a mistake? If so, then this course is for you. In this session, you will learn about the purpose of Hardware Rules, how you can use them to trigger imaging operations, and what types of PXE-enabled devices you can image. You will gain hands-on experience configuring filters, building complex Hardware Rules, and triggering image operations on PXE-enabled devices.
Deploy the ZENworks Adaptive Agent using Network Discovery This session will introduce you to a deploying the ZENworks Adaptive agent using a network discover task. Using an IP discovery configuration is the best way to discover devices that are not part of an Active Directory domain and are not imported into an eDirectory tree.
Streaming Virtualized Applications using ZENworks Application Virtualization This session will introduce you to streaming virtualized applications using ZENworks Application Virtualization. You will create a custom streaming application, optimize the application and manage container permissions.
Introduction to PlateSpin Recon: Gathering Workload Inventory Information Keeping track of your data center environment is no simple task. This session will introduce you to PlateSpin® Recon, a virtualization planning tool that can gather workload inventory information, such as allocated resources and installed software. During this session you will learn how PlateSpin Recon gathers workload information without an agent as well as what types of information it can collect and how you can view gathered data.
Introduction to PlateSpin Recon: Gathering Workload Resource Utilization Information This is the second session in the Introduction to PlateSpin Recon series. In this session you will continue to familiarize yourself with PlateSpin Recon, learning how it can gather workload resource utilization information, such as CPU, memory, disk and network utilization. This session will also continue to discuss how PlateSpin Recon gathers information without an agent, what information it collects and how you can view the gathered data.
PlateSpin Migrate: Migrating Workloads while They Run in Production This session will introduce you to PlateSpin Migrate and how it can migrate Windows or Linux workloads to new virtual or physical targets while they are running in production. This is one of the most useful tools you can find for everyday use in your data center and provides you with the flexibility to reallocate hardware and virtual resources during the day.
Introduction to PlateSpin Protect: How to Protect Workloads in a New and Better Way This session will introduce you to PlateSpin Protect and how it can protect workloads incrementally while they are running in production eliminating those troublesome tapes and limited backup windows. They can be protected locally for quick recovery in case of failures or off-site for disaster recovery.
Novell iPrint Mobile Appliance 1.1 - Remote Rendering Explained Some of the biggest changes introduced in the latest version of the iPrint appliance deal with the remote rendering feature. Not only has the configuration changed, but now each render can use more than one driver. In this session we will discuss how to configure the remote loader as well as the use of multiple drivers. You will also gain hands-on experience configuring the remote loader for the iPrint mobile appliance.
Novell Filr 1.1 - Do I Really Need to Import All or Any of My Groups? The Filr documentation talks of importing groups from one or more LDAP directories. However, in many directories, there can be hundreds of groups and it may seem impossible to know how many or which ones to import. Luckily, this course has the answers. In this session we will discuss Filr groups in depth, focusing on what to import and why. You will also gain hands-on experience creating dynamic groups within the Filr administration interface.
Open Enterprise Server 11.2 DSfW Top Troubleshooting Tools and Tips DSfW is an important and useful services within OES 11. Just like any service however, it may need some troubleshooting now and then. In this 2-hour session, we will explore some of the tools for troubleshooting DSfW, along with tips. You will also receive hands-on instruction to become familiar with the tools on your own.
Upgrade to Novell GroupWise 2014 This session will cover the steps needed to upgrade an existing GroupWise® 8 or GroupWise 2012 system to GroupWise 2014. During this session, students will learn about the purpose and function of the GroupWise 2014 admin service and install console-including console security, the upgrade process, the new administration utility and the admin console.
Novell GroupWise 2014 and the Directory This session covers the new approach in GroupWise 2014 to directory integration. During this session, you will learn about a variety of GroupWise directory features and configurations from directory independence, to directory links (eDirectory, Active Directory or both), and about managing synchronization between GroupWise and the directory. This session also teaches you how to install and use GroupWise 2014 management console plug-ins.
Introduction to ZENworks Reporting 5 Administration ZENworks Reporting 5 is the new add-on reporting tool for the ZENworks product line, supporting reports for all ZENworks features. It replaces the ZENworks Reporting Server utility. This session will introduce you to the installation and administration of ZENworks Reporting 5. We will discuss reasons for adding ZENworks Reporting 5 to your environment; planning, installation and patching considerations; and managing users, roles and permissions. We will also discuss moving from ZENworks Reporting Server to ZENworks Reporting 5.
Introduction to Building Reports with ZENworks Reporting 5 ZENworks Reporting 5 is the new add-on reporting tool for the ZENworks product line, supporting reports for all ZENworks features. It replaces the ZENworks Reporting Server utility. This session will introduce you to building and managing reports in ZENworks Reporting 5. You will learn to navigate ZENworks Reporting 5 and how to manage reports. You will also learn to create Ad Hoc Views and Topics, design reports and dashboards, and convert reports from ZENworks Reporting Server.
Discovery Methods in ZENworks Asset Management and ZENworks Configuration Management ZENworks features several powerful discovery technologies to assist with the management of your device configurations and hardware / software assets. Utilizing the tools efficiently can not only help you manage your assets more effectively, but also save money.
Basics of Software Reconciliation in ZENworks Asset Management From audit prevention to improving software purchasing processes to maximize cost efficiency, reconciling software purchasing data to software inventory is an important tool in ZENworks Asset Management and the ZENworks Suite.
Using NetIQ's Implementation of NetFlow to Solve Customer's Problems NetFlow and other protocols like IPFIX, JFlow and sFlow are low-level network traffic auditing protocols that record information about individual network conversations. This session will demonstrate installation, configuration and use of NetIQ® Netflow to find events, how to present data in easily understandable "before-and-after" terms and how it summarizes and publishes information to NetIQ Sentinel™. The session targets admins who want to successfully install and deploy Netflow or are new to Sentinel 7.2 and want to understand features included in the new release.
The Granular Delegation of NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator This session will show how you can gain granular security controls by restricting users' visibility of specific controls, information and directory objects, thus increasing security. Admins wanting to learn single-tool Active Directory management or how to use native tools to simplify complex processes are welcome to attend. Attendees will learn to processes such as finding objects, creating groups, managing accounts, working with account templates and managing mailboxes and contacts. All these capabilities make NetIQ Directory and Resource AdministratorT vital to any AD shop.
NetIQ Identity Manager: Entitlements Creation, Implementation and Onboarding Entitlements provide greater visibility into authorizations NetIQ Identity Manager grants users. This session includes a lecture and a hands-on portion to clarify using entitlements in your Identity Manager infrastructure. You will create an entitlement, including defining policies to carry out the requisite processes, then use it with: Entitlements Service Driver, User Application Provisioning Workflow, and RBPM Resource Model. Identity Manager admins are our focus, particularly those wanting to learn to implement an entitlement framework in their environment or understand their current entitlement implementation.
NetIQ Identity Manager: Introduction to Access Review This session introduces the new NetIQ Identity Manager Access Review Application. Permissions and authorizations are being granted daily in your Identity Manager environment without any accountability, approval process or review, but Access Review gives you more visibility on current permissions and authorizations. Managers, administrators, and auditors can verify each authorization and permission. This session will show you how to install and implement Access Review, how to collect accounts and entitlements and how to perform an Access Review. If you're an Identity Manager admin wanting to learn more about Access Review and to get hands-on experience with it, this session is perfect for you.
Certified NetIQ Identity Manager Administrator 4 (050-730) Are you ready for next-generation of identity management solutions? NetIQ Identity Manager 4 is the foundation for your identity-infused enterprise and contains important new services, features, and capabilities. Prove you know how to competently administer this advanced family of products by getting certified. The Certified NetIQ Identity Manager Administrator (CNIMA) certification tests your knowledge and skills with NetIQ Identity Manager 4: Advanced Edition. https://www.novell.com/training/certinfo/cnima/
Novell Certified Administrator Enterprise Services (050-719) The NCA ES certification is for Courses 2000 and 3088. You will not only have access to information on the basics of the Novell story, solutions and services, you will also learn administration skills such as file and print, user management and network infrastructure. https://www.novell.com/training/certinfo/nca/
Novell Certified Engineer Enterprise Services (050-709) The NCE ES is designed to assist the CNE Community migrate their skills and knowledge to Linux in a Novell Open Enterprise Server deployment. https://www.novell.com/training/certinfo/nce/
Novell Certified ZENworks Professional 11 *BETA* As a special invitation for BrainShare attendees, come and help us beta test our new exam and provide input for the upcoming Novell Certified ZENWorks Professional 11 Certification. This new certification is based on Course 3120: Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management SP3. If you pass the exam, you will receive our certification.