IBM Tivoli Monitoring Version 6.3 Fix Pack 2 enhancements that affect installation
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The following enhancements to IBM Tivoli Monitoring affect installation or configuration since the release of Version 6.3 Fix Pack 1.
Open Services Lifecycle Collaboration Performance Monitoring (OSLC-PM) service provider features are supported for Hot-Standby configuration
You can configure the OSLC-PM service provider for a Hub monitoring server that is enabled for Hot Standby. To do this, you must specify a value for the acting hub alias when you configure the Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Automation Server. For more information, see Installing and configuring Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Automation Server.
Enable IP version 6 (IPv6) communication at installation
You can configure Tivoli Monitoring components for IPv6 communication from configuration tools at installation time. In order to use IPv6 with Tivoli Monitoring components, you must ensure your operating system is set up and configured for IPv6. For more information, see Inst
NIST SP800-131a encryption
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications (SP) 800-131a standard strengthens algorithms and increases the key lengths to improve security. All certificates for communication are RSA with 2048 bit keys signed, with at least SHA-256 bit digital signatures or Elliptic curve cryptography certificates. For more information, see Enabling SP800-131a for IBM Tivoli Monitoring in the IBM
Prerequisite Scanner for Tivoli Monitoring components
The integrated Prerequisite Scanner allows you to quickly identify any missing prerequisites before you install or upgrade to a new version of IBM Tivoli Monitoring. An initial scan result is displayed, as well as the path to the detailed prerequisite scanning result file for each component. For more information, see Prer
Creating and maintaining the dimension tables required for Tivoli Common Reporting and IBM Tivoli Monitoring using the Summarization and Pruning agent
In IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.3, you had to use the Schema Publication Tool to create the dimension tables in the Tivoli Data Warehouse. Now you can configure the Summarization and Pruning agent to create and maintain the dimension tables. For more information, see Conf
64-bit Summarization and Pruning Agent is available for 64-bit Windows machines
Both 64-bit and 32-bit versions of the Summarization and Pruning Agent are available.
The IBM Tivoli Monitoring Version 6.3 Fix Pack 2 Information Center is now available. You can access this information center at http