You should have attended:

  • IBM PureFlex System Fundamentals (NGT11)

Who Should Attend?

Enrollment in this course is not restricted. However, typical students taking this course include technical IBM personnel from the FTSS, ATS, and Techline organizations as well as business partner technical personnel involved with planning, installation, configuration, and upgrading of IBM PureFlex systems and use of IBM Flex System Manager management software.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Classify the IBM Flex System offerings for system management
  • Implement the Chassis Management Module initial setup wizard
  • Differentiate the features of IBM Flex System Manager
  • Execute management tasks with the IBM FSM Explorer
  • Implement Update Manager tasks of FSM for firmware and compliance
  • Differentiate selected management functions of IBM Flex System Manager and their tasks
  • Differentiate the virtual management features of IBM Flex System Manager


Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: PureFlex Systems Management: Overview
  • Unit 2: Chassis Management Module setup
  • Unit 3: Flex System Manager: Features and setup
  • Exercise 1: Navigate chassis management
  • Exercise 2: Explore user security
  • Unit 4: Flex System Manager: Navigation
  • Exercise 3: Manage a compute node server

Day 2

  • Exercise 4: Manage a compute node OS
  • Unit 5: FSM update management and additional setup
  • Exercise 5: Work with Update Manager
  • Exercise 6: Work with Common Agent
  • Exercise 7: Work with Service and Support Manager
  • Unit 6: FSM management tasks

Day 3

  • Exercise 8: Work with Status Manager
  • Exercise 9: Work with Automation Manager
  • Exercise 10: Deploy compute node images
  • Unit 7: VMControl
  • Exercise 11: Work with VMControl lifecycle management

3 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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