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Master IT Infrastructure Monitoring

Cover all the bases of monitoring IT infrastructure with your Centreon solution

 

LEAD IT – Operators

Description: Operating Centreon: Discovering, configuring & operating Centreon in the WebUI

Objective: Learn how to use the Centreon monitoring solution efficiently from alert processing to metrology, including creating and customizing operational dashboards.

What will be covered
  • Navigate through the Centreon interface
  • Understand and distinguish the different configuration objects and their relationships
  • Display alerts and problems on one or more given scopes
  • Implement actions to address problems
  • Create custom dashboards to address a defined one or more defined parameters

Who should take it

  • Monitoring technicians
  • Operators
  • Administrators (beginners)
  • Any final user involved in the basic’s operations in Centreon platform

Technical Requirement for learners

  • 64-bit client workstation with HTTP/HTPPS
  • Internet access & SSH PuTTY client

How you will learn

  • 100% eLearning: 4hours + 2hours of practical work (using a fully equipped virtual Centreon platform, tutorials, quizzes) coupled with a dedicated coach

Registration

  • 100% eLearning: Fill in the contact form to request a quote

General introduction

  • Introduction to monitoring
  • Centreon: history and description
  • Centreon concepts

First connection and discovery of the interface

  • General organization of the interface
  • Monitoring statistics banner
  • Resources status and details panels
  • Searching and filtering
  • Actions on events
  • Performance information
  • Event logs
  • Dashboards and custom views

The objects and concepts of the Resource Status page

  • Hosts and host groups
  • Services and service groups
  • Meta services
  • Status and states
  • Scheduling

Centreon Operations

  • Best practices
  • Acknowledgement
  • Downtimes
  • Recurrent Downtimes
  • Forced check
  • Add a comment

Final MCQ

Practical work

  • Creating a custom view and adding widgets
  • Applying a downtime
  • Applying an ackowledgement
  • Exporting a graph and using the event log view
  • Simulation of opening a ticket via the open ticket widget and the mail provider
LEAD IT – Administrators

Description: Configuring Centreon: creating and deploying your monitoring platform

Objective: Learn how to configure your Centreon platform – from implementing objects using templates to managing notifications and the command line.

What will be covered
  • Deploy end-to-end monitoring, object configuration, discovery module, resource grouping and categorization
  • Use, create and configure monitoring templates
  • Understand and configure alarm notifications: trigger thresholds, user parameters, use of escalations and dependencies
  • Understand the internal functioning of Centreon and its components
  • Use and configure the monitoring directly at the command line: CLAPI, log files

Who should take it

  • Monitoring administrators
  • Production engineers
  • System/Network administrators
  • Any final user involved in the Centreon platform configuration mastering

Technical Requirement for learners

  • 64-bit client workstation with HTTP/HTPPS
  • Internet access & SSH PuTTY client

How you will learn

  • 100% eLearning: 8hours + 4hours of practical work (using a fully equipped virtual Centreon platform, tutorials, quizzes) coupled with a dedicated coach
  • Blended Learning: 8 hours of e-Learning + 2 days with a Centreon Expert INTRA

Registration

  • 100% eLearning: Fill in the contact form to request a quote
  • Blended Learning:  Check the planning on the third tab, then contact us
General introduction
  • Course and context
  • A Reminder of operators training course
  • A reminder of monitoring concepts

Monitoring templates

  • Templates
  • Contact templates
  • Host templates
  • Service templates
  • Inheritance
  • EPP
  • Examples
  • Custom macros

Auto-discovery module

  • Introduction
  • Host discovery
  • Service discovery

Monitoring configuration

  • Time periods
  • Contacts
  • Macros
  • Commands
  • Hosts
  • Services

Organizing your monitoring

  • Groups
  • Categories
  • How to organize your monitoring
  • User management: ACL

Notification Management

  • Concepts
  • Notifications
  • Escalation concept
  • Dependencies
  • Examples

Introduction to Centreon collect

  • Poller concept
  • Engine/Broker concept

Command line and Clapi

  • Testing your command line
  • EPP update
  • CLAPI
  • Centreon and the logs

Final MCQ

Practical work

  • Add a contact and create a time period
  • Add a new host and create a service manually
  • Deploy monitoring using CLAPI
  • Create a template from scratch
  • Limit WebUI to users
  • Alert users via notifications
Pre-requisite: eLearning program to be completed before the On-site course.

Contact us for the dates of the next sessions

 

On-site course – 2 days Location Language
September, 12-13 Paris French
October, 10-11 Paris French
November, 14-15 Paris French
December, 12-13 Paris French
LEAD IT – Experts

Description: Administrating Centreon: administrating and maintaining your monitoring platform

Objective: Learn how to build and manage your monitoring solution with Centreon best practices: from the architecture to troubleshooting common issues to optimization and backup.

What will be covered
  • Define and understand the different Centreon architectures and the interactions between its software components
  • Install Centreon IT Edition using LVM partitioning
  • Optimize and secure your platform
  • Backup and restore your data
  • Troubleshoot common problems

Who should take it

  • Monitoring administrators
  • Production engineers
  • System/Network administrators
  • Any final user involved in the Centreon platform configuration mastering

Technical Requirement for learners

  • 64-bit client workstation with HTTP/HTPPS
  • Internet access & SSH PuTTY client

How you will learn

  • Blended Learning: 8 hours of e-Learning + 2 days with a Centreon Expert INTRA

Registration

  • Blended Learning:  Check the planning on the third tab, then contact us

General introduction

  • Background and context

Centreon Architecture

  • Introduction
  • GUI: Centreon Web: Apache and PHP
  • Monitoring engine: Centreon Engine
  • Centreon Broker
  • Centreon Gorgone
  • Functional architecture

Installation: Best practices and solutions, partitioning

  • Introduction
  • Installation by ISO
  • Installation by RPM

Deploy a poller

  • Requirements
  • Deployment
  • Post-installation checks
  • TLS Broker

Best practices: Poller maintainability, sizing and plugins

  • System commands
  • Monitoring of processes with Plugin-Packs
  • Centreon key indicators
  • Engine optimization

Update and upgrape: points of attention

  • Introduction
  • Upgrading
  • Updating

Security: HTPPS and Best practices

  • Introduction
  • Setting up HTTPS

Advanced configuration

  • Introduction
  • Reminders
  • One-peer retention: reversed broker flows
  • Centreon Pull
  • Centreon Judge

Data backup and restore

  • Introduction
  • Backup with Mysqldump
  • Backup with LVMsnacpshot
  • Centreon Judge

Troubleshooting and tooltips

  • My poller doesn’t work
  • My actions on my objects do not apply
  • I have a problem with my central server

Final MCQ

Practical work

Pre-requisite: eLearning program to be completed before the On-site course.

Contact us for the dates of the next sessions

 

On-site course – 2 days Location Language
September, 19-20 Paris French
October, 17-18 Paris French
November, 21-22 Paris French
December, 19-20 Paris French

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