IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager Fundamentals

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

This course teaches IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager concepts and administration. Lecture topics that are taught include planning, installation, configuration, management, usage, and reporting. The course includes many hands-on exercises to supplement the lectures. The lab environment for this course uses the Privileged Identity Manager virtual appliance and two other Windows systems.

Audience

  • Privileged Identity Manager administrators
  • Privileged Identity Manager users
  • Privileged Identity Manager auditors

Prerequisites

You should make sure that you have the following skills:

  • Basic Windows Administration skills

Learning Objectives

  • Describe Privileged Identity Management
  • Explain the benefits and business value of the IBM Privileged Identity Management solution
  • Describe the components of the IBM Privileged Identity Management solution
  • Install and configure the Privileged Identity Manager virtual appliance
  • Create and administer privileged administrators and users
  • Use the PIM consoles to create and manage credentials, credential pools, resources, identity providers and shared access policies
  • Manually check out and check in credentials
  • Use automatic credential check-out and check-in
  • Use and configure Privileged Session Recording
  • Describe, configure, and manage application identities
  • Use and configure the Cognos-based Privileged Identity Manager reports
  • Manage and monitor the PIM appliance with the virtual appliance dashboard
  • Customize PIM to implement typical usage scenarios

  • Unit 1: Introduction to IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager
  • Unit 2: Planning and installation
  • Unit 3: PIM concepts
  • Unit 4: Shared account administration and usage
  • Unit 5: Privileged session recorder
  • Unit 6: Application identity management
  • Unit 7: Reporting
  • Unit 8: PIM virtual appliance management
  • Unit 9: Customization and advanced topics