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Monday, April 24 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
193: Everything You Need to Know About the IBM i Administration Runtime Expert

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Business-critical applications must be up and running reliably without failure. When something unexpected occurs, you must identify the cause and correct it quickly. The relentless push to do more with less is only going to intensify while the tolerance for failure keeps dropping. Yet identifying points of failure can be tricky as complexities scale.

IBM i offers a product at no additional charge that helps ascertain application and infrastructure health. The IBM Administration Runtime Expert for i (ARE) can be used to define attributes of a healthy environment and use those defined attributes to validate that the environment is as expected.

This session will everything you need to know to get started with ARE:
- Overview of what ARE is and example use cases
- Prerequisites, installation, and logging into the ARE console
- Creating and editing templates
- Setting up system groups, verification options, and verifying systems
- Understanding the reports

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn how to acquire the IBM ARE product, where it needs to be installed, and how to log in and get started
2. Learn how to create templates that define the attributes to verify
3. Learn how to set up system groups for verification
4. Learn how to review the reports from a validation

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Dawn May

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Monday April 24, 2023 2:45pm - 3:45pm MDT
Plaza Court 7
  Systems Management
  • Session Level All
  • Award SILVER
  • Audience This session is geared for any system administrator that wants an easy way to ensure attributes are not changed on a single partition, or across a set of partitions.