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ETTRAES003 - AutoSys(AE) r11.3.6 Administrator Course

Course Duration

2 days

Course Description

This course covers installation, administration and maintenance of AutoSys(AE) using the latest software versions.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for anyone who is responsible for keeping AutoSys(AE) up and running, who is looking to deepen their product knowledge.

Key Skills

Building on your existing AutoSys(AE) knowledge, at the end of this course you will gain a solid understanding of AutoSys(AE) architecture, deployment and administration.

Course Outline

  1. Overview
    • AutoSys(AE) Architectural Overview
    • Components:
      • The Event Server
      • The Scheduler
      • The Application Server
      • The System Agent
      • Clients - GUI and Command Line
    • Platforms for AutoSys(AE):
      • Unix / LINUX / Windows
      • Oracle / SQL Server / Sybase
    • Ports and Firewall Considerations
    • Encryption
  2. Installing AutoSys(AE)
    • Pre Requisites
    • Server Installation
    • Client Installation
    • System Agent Installation
    • GUI Installation
  3. High Availability (HA)
    • Scheduler HA
    • Database HA
    • Agent HA
    • GUI HA
    • Failover, Recovery
  4. Other Agents
    • Legacy
    • UUJMA
  5. Hooking Up
    • Cross Instance
    • Other Platforms
    • 3rd Party Systems?
    • Alerting - SNMP, Event Mgmt., Service Desk
  6. Security
    • Native Security
    • Embedded Entitlements Manager Security
    • Agent Security
  7. Backups
    • Database Backups
    • Object Backups - Jobs, Calendars, Machines, Global Variables, Resources and more
    • Log File Backups
    • Security Data
    • GUI
  8. Troubleshooting
    • Performance Troubleshooting
    • Log Files
    • Debugging
    • Agent Statuses
  9. Monitoring
    • Process Monitoring
    • Log File Monitoring
    • Component Monitoring
  10. Wrap Up
    • Recap of the Course
    • Q and A
    • Further Information

Course Pre Requisites

Completion of ETTRAES001 recommended.

Minimum 2 years experience of AutoSys(AE) required.

Daniel Chidgey

Daniel Chidgey

Course Instructor

Daniel is a CA Certified AutoSys Subject Matter Expert. He has specialised in CA Workload Automation consultancy since 2009, regularly representing CA Technologies as a Senior Services Consultant and Education Instructor. A regular guest speaker at the UK AutoSys User Groups since 2012, Dan has presented on varied topics including AutoSys Upgrade Strategies, Managing Service Level Agreements and Software Development Lifecycle Management. Dan has in-depth knowledge of AutoSys r11.0, r11.3, r11.3.5 and r11.3.6 and is a committed contributor to CA's AutoSys, WCC, EEM and iDash Beta programmes. Dan is responsible for co-writing Extra Technology's Education Courses. He also produces and scripts Extra Technology’s ‘How To’ videos.

Antony Askew

Antony Askew

Course Instructor

Antony is a CA Certified AutoSys r11.3 expert, a member of the CA Workload Automation Steering Panel, Chairman of the UK AutoSys User Group and Session Speaker at CA World 2012.

Antony managed CA's EMEA support-desk for AutoSys, managed the AutoSys estates of a number of Global Financial Services companies before joining Extra Technology as CA Practice Manager.

Bhupinder Janjuha

Bhupinder Janjuha

Course Instructor

Bhupinder Janjuha is a CA Certified AutoSys r11.3 expert. Bhupinder managed The EMEA support-desk for AutoSys vendor (before CA) Platinum Technology and was a key member of the team that sold AutoSys throughout Europe during the mid to late 90s.

Bhups later worked as an AutoSys SME / Architect for many of the world's most prestigious AutoSys customers, before co-founding Extra Technology in 2007.

Bhupinder regularly represents CA Technologies as an AutoSys SME, Architect and Educator.

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