On-premises components

Learn about the products and components of an installation of on-premises Netcool Operations Insight.

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Product and component versions

The following table lists the products and components that are supported in the current release of on-premises Netcool Operations Insight, which is version 1.6.10. Only this combination of product and component releases is supported in Netcool Operations Insight 1.6.10.

Install Netcool Operations Insight 1.6.10 with IBM Installation Manager 1.9.2.

Table 1. Netcool Operations Insight on premises 1.6.10 product and component versions

Product or component

Version

Change from previous release?

Download from
Passport Advantage®external link
Download from Fix Central

IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus core components

Version 8.1.0.31

Yes

G0979ML

Version 8.1.0 Fix Pack 31 is available with version 1.6.10.

IBM Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI

For compatible versions of IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact and IBM Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI, see https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/netcoolomnibus/8.1?topic=upgrade-web-gui-installation-prerequisites external link

Version 8.1.0.32

Yes

Included in G0979ML

Version 8.1.0.32 is available with version 1.6.10.

IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 8 Plus Gateway for Message Bus

Version 8.0 No

M036KEN

 

IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 8 Plus Gateway for JDBC

Version 8.0 No CC8XSEN  

IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 8 Plus JDBC Gateway Configuration Scripts

Version 8.0 No CC8XQEN  

IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact

For compatible versions of IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact and IBM Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI, see https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/netcoolomnibus/8.1?topic=upgrade-web-gui-installation-prerequisites external link

Version 7.1.0.31

Yes

G0975ML

Version 7.1.0.31 is available with version 1.6.10.

Db2®

Version 11.5

IBM Db2 Server Edition 11.5 for Netcool Operations Insight 1.6.10

Yes

G097BML

Activation key: G01LWML

To download version 11.5.8, go to https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6830623 and select the Db2 Server Fix Pack. Use the activation code to deploy Db2.

For more information about version 11.5.8, see Download Db2 Fix Packs by version for Db2 for Linux®, UNIX and Windows.

See also Published Security Vulnerabilities for DB2® for Linux, UNIX, and Windows including special build information.

Operations Analytics - Log Analysis

Version 1.3.7

No

G0976EN

 

Operations Analytics - Log Analysis Service Desk Extension

Version 1.1.0

No

G0977EN

Note: Only available with G0976EN
 

IBM Operations Analytics Advanced Insights Multiplatform English eAssembly

Version 1.3.6 No

G0978EN

 

Event Analytics

IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact Server Extensions for IBM Netcool Operations Insight_7.1.0.31

Yes

Included in Netcool/Impact 7.1.0.31

 
IBM Netcool Operations Insight Extension for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI_8.1.0.32

Yes

Included in WebGUI 8.1.0.32

 

Event Search

Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Insight Pack Version 1.3.1

No

CNS6GEN

Included in Operations Analytics - Log Analysis 1.3.7 eAssembly.

 

Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Insight Pack Version 1.3.0.2

No

CN8IPEN

Included in Operations Analytics - Log Analysis 1.3.7 eAssembly.

 

Topology Search

Network Manager Insight Pack Version 1.3.0.0

Network Manager Insight Pack Version 1.3.1.0

No

CNZ43EN

M09LGEN

Included in Operations Analytics - Log Analysis 1.3.7 eAssembly.

 

IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition

Version 4.2.0.17

No

G097HEN

Version 4.2.0 Fix Pack 17

Network Health Dashboard

Version 4.2

No

G097FEN

Version 4.2

IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager

Version 6.4.2.18

No

G097HEN

Version 6.4.2 Fix Pack 18 is available with version 1.6.10.

IBM Agile Service Manager

Version 1.1.19

Yes

G097LEN

Version 1.1.19

IBM Agile Service Manager Observers

Version 1.1.19

Yes

G097MEN

 

IBM Agile Service Manager Application and Network Discovery

Version 1.1.19

Yes

G097PEN

 

Jazz® for Service Management

Version 1.1.3.19

Yes

G0974ML

Version 1.1.3.19

WebSphere® Application Server

Version 8.5.5.24 and version 9.0.5.16

Note: The IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager product uses a different version of WebSphere Application Server. For more information, see the version listed in the Software requirements external icon topic in the IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager documentation.

Yes

Included in Jazz for Service Management.

Version 8.5.5.24

Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 16

IBM Cognos® Analytic ServerIBM Cognos Analytic Server Version 11.1.7

No

G097NML

Version 11.1.7

The eAssembly includes the following components:
  • IBM Cognos Analytics Server 11.1.7
  • IBM Cognos Analytics Client 11.1.7
  • IBM Cognos Analytics Installer 2.0

Integrations

The following table lists the products that can be integrated with Netcool Operations Insight, together with the versions of these products that are compatible with Netcool Operations Insight 1.6.10.
Table 2. Products that can be integrated with Netcool Operations Insight
Product Version Download from Passport Advantage Download from Fix Central

IBM Tivoli Monitoring

Version 6.3.0

G097QML

Fix Pack 7
IBM Tivoli Monitoring Agents  

G097REN

 
IBM Tivoli Monitoring Agents for Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition 4.2 Version 6.3.0

Included in G097QML.

 

Tivoli Business Service Manager

V6.2.0.5

CNXG3ML

 

Product and component details

Netcool/OMNIbus core components version 8.1.0
This product includes the following components. It is installed by Installation Manager. It is part of the base Netcool Operations Insight solution, so it must be installed, configured, and running before you can start the Networks for Operations Insight feature setup.
  • Server components (includes ObjectServers)
  • Probe and gateway feature
  • Accelerated Event Notification (AEN) client
For systems requirements, see http://ibm.biz/Bd2LHAexternal link.
Important: The ObjectServer that manages the event data must be at version 8.1.0.
Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI
This component includes the following subcomponents and add-ons. It is installed by Installation Manager. It is part of the base Netcool Operations Insight solution. The following extensions to the WebGUI are supplied in Netcool Operations Insight:
  • Tools and menus for integration with Operations Analytics - Log Analysis.
  • Extensions for Netcool Operations Insight: This supports the Event Analytics capability.
    Important: Both the Impact Server Extensions and the WebGUI extensions must be installed for the Event Analytics capability to work.
The WebGUI is installed into Dashboard Application Services Hub, which is part of Jazz for Service Management. Jazz for Service Management is distributed as separate installation features in Installation Manager. For systems requirements, see http://ibm.biz/Bd2LHtexternal link .
Db2 Enterprise Server Edition database
Db2 is the default database that is used for Netcool Operations Insight. Other types of databases are also possible.
  • Db2 Enterprise Server Edition 11.5 is for use with Operations Management components. For systems requirements, see http://ibm.biz/Bd2L4Eexternal link.
Gateway for JDBC
This product is needed for the base Netcool Operations Insight solution. It is installed by Installation Manager. The system requirements are the same as for Netcool/OMNIbus 8.1. It is required for the transfer of event data from the ObjectServer to the IBM Db2 database.
Netcool/Impact
The 7.1.0.31 Fix Pack is available as a silent refresh. This product includes the following components. It is part of the base Netcool Operations Insight solution. It is installed by Installation Manager.
  • Impact server
  • GUI server
  • Impact Server extensions: Includes the policies that are used to create the event analytics algorithms and the integration to IBM Connections.
    Important: Both the Impact Server Extensions and the WebGUI extensions must be installed for the Event Analytics capability to work.
For system requirements, see http://ibm.biz/Bd2L4Yexternal link.
IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis 1.3.7
Netcool Operations Insight works with IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis 1.3.7. IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis is part of the base Netcool Operations Insight solution. It is installed by Installation Manager. For system requirements, search for Hardware and software requirements within the relevant version of IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis at https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSPFMY external link.
Note: Operations Analytics - Log Analysis Service Desk Extension 1.1.0 is available with IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis 1.3.7.
Note: Operations Analytics - Log Analysis Standard Edition is included in Netcool Operations Insight. For more information about Operations Analytics - Log Analysis editions, search for "Editions" at the Operations Analytics - Log Analysis documentation, at https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSPFMYexternal link.
OMNIbusInsightPack_v1.3.1 for IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis
This product is part of the base Netcool Operations Insight solution. It is required to enable the event search capability in Operations Analytics - Log Analysis. The Insight Pack is installed into Operations Analytics - Log Analysis.
Gateway for Message Bus 8.0
This product is part of the base Netcool Operations Insight solution. It is installed by Installation Manager. The system requirements are the same as for Netcool/OMNIbus 8.1.0. It is used for the following purposes:
  • Transferring event data to the IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis product.
  • Supports the transfer of event data to Agile Service Manager by integrating with the Agile Service Manager Event Observer.
Jazz for Service Management
This component provides the GUI framework for the Netcool Operations Insight solution. It is installed by Installation Manager, and it includes the following subcomponents.
  • Dashboard Application Services Hub 3.1.3.x
  • Reporting Services (previously called Tivoli Common Reporting)
Note: For the cumulative patch to use for this version of Jazz for Service Management, see the web page for the relevant version of Netcool Operations Insight at this location: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/Tivoli%20Netcool%20OMNIbus/page/Release%20details
For the system requirements for Dashboard Application Services Hub, see http://ibm.biz/BdiVYN. The instance of Dashboard Application Services Hub hosts the version 8.1 WebGUI and the Seasonal Event Reports portlet. Jazz for Service Management is included in the WebGUI installation package but is installed as separate features.
You can set up Network Manager and Netcool Configuration Manager to work with Reporting Services by installing their respective reports when installing the products. Netcool/OMNIbus 8.1.0 and later can be integrated with Reporting Services 3.1 to support reporting on events. To configure this integration, connect Reporting Services to a relational database through a gateway. Then, import the report package that is supplied with Netcool/OMNIbus into Reporting Services. For more information about event reporting, see the Netcool/OMNIbus documentation, https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSSHTQ_8.1.0/omnibus/wip/install/task/omn_con_ext_deploytcrreports.htmlexternal link.
IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition
This product includes the core and GUI components for the optional Networks for Operations Insight feature.
Network Manager Insight Pack 1.3.0.0 for IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis
This product is part of the Networks for Operations Insight feature. It is required to enable the topology search capability in Operations Analytics - Log Analysis. The Insight Pack is installed into Operations Analytics - Log Analysis. It requires that the OMNIbusInsightPack_v1.3.1 is installed.
Note: The Network Manager Insight Pack 1.3.0.0 can share a data source with the OMNIbusInsightPack_v1.3.1 only. It cannot share a data source with previous versions of the Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Insight Pack.
Probe for SNMP
This product is optional for the base Netcool Operations Insight solution. It is used in environments that have SNMP traps. It is required for the Networks for Operations Insight feature. For installations of the probe on the IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 8.1 server, use the instance of the probe that installs with IBM Installation Manager.
Syslog Probe
This product is optional for the base Netcool Operations Insight solution. It is required for the Networks for Operations Insight feature. For installations of the probe on the Netcool/OMNIbus 8.1 server, use the instance of the probe that installs with IBM Installation Manager.
Netcool Configuration Manager
This product has the following components. It is part of the optional Networks for Operations Insight feature.
  • Core components
  • Drivers
  • OOBC component
For system requirements, see http://ibm.biz/Bd2L4Jexternal link.

More information

For more information about the component products of Netcool Operations Insight, see the websites that are listed in the following table.

Table 3. Product information
Product Website
IBM Netcool Operations Insight https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/noi
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus and WebGUI https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSSHTQ/landingpage/NetcoolOMNIbus.html
IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSSHYH/welcome
IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSPFMY/welcomeexternal link
Jazz for Service Management https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSEKCU/welcomeexternal link
IBM Tivoli Network Manager Network Manager documentationexternal link
IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SS7UH9/welcomeexternal link
Agile Service Manager https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SS9LQB/welcomeexternal link
runbook automation https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSZQDR/com.ibm.rba.doc/RBA_welcome.htmlexternal link