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Introducing new AppDynamics University courses for Administrators – APM405 and APM406

 

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User Administration (APM405)

Instructor-Led Training
3 topics
3 Labs
Course duration: 3 hours 

 

This course is intended for AppDynamics platform administrators. As an incoming administrator, you will learn how AppDynamics uses a role-based access control model to assign permissions to users and groups. You will also learn how to manage your company’s users locally or by configuring AppDynamics to use an external Identity Provider (for this course we use a SAML IDP).  

 

This course is available for Premium University users. To view and register for this, check out AppDynamics University and search for the code APM405.

 

What you’ll learn

How-to:

  • Create users locally
  • Create roles to assign permissions
  • Create groups and add users to the group
  • Add a role to a user and a group
  • Configure AppDynamics to use your external identity provider in conjunction with AppD groups and roles to provide authentication and access to the Controller

 

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for platform administrators who need to assign permissions to users and/or connect AppDynamics to an external IDP.

 

Prerequisites

Required: None

Recommended: Core APM self-paced topics

  • Discover How AppDynamics and APM Can Help You (ID: E-P0WM31)
  • Explore How AppDynamics Monitoring Works (ID: E-E1LJL0)
  • Explore Business Transactions (ID: E-E0J491)
  • Use Transaction Snapshots to Troubleshoot Application Issues (ID: E-J0E7QV)
  • Analyze Metrics in the Metric Browser (ID: E-602DN0)
  • Data Collectors - Types and Uses for APM (ID: E-G03K30)

 

Topics 

Topic 1 - User administration is about authentication and access

Topic 2 - Users, groups and roles manage and define access

Topic 3 - Use an external identity provider (IDP) to authenticate users


 

License and Account Administration (APM406)

Instructor-Led Training
5 topics
2 Labs
Course duration: 3 hours 

 

This course is intended for AppDynamics platform administrators. You will learn about the importance of license management in AppD and explore the differences between AppD’s Agent-Based Licensing model and Infrastructure-Based Licensing model.  Later you will tour the License Summary page and create a license rule to manage license usage. Finally, the course will go over migrating from an ABL model to an IBL model and give an overview of the Account Management Portal.

 

This course is available for Premium University users. To view and register for this, check out AppDynamics University and search for the code APM406.

 

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the importance of license management
  • Differentiate between the ABL and IBL licensing models
  • Create a license rule
  • Understand migration from an ABL model to an IBL model
  • Tour the Accounts Management Portal

 

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for platform administrators who need to manage license consumption using rules.

 

Prerequisites

Required: None

Recommended: See above APM405 list

 

Topics

Topic 1 - Introduction to License Management

Topic 2 - Differentiate Between AppD’s Two Licensing Models

Topic 3 - Create License Rules

Topic 4- Migrate ABL to IBL

Topic 5 - Manage Accounts (Account Management Portal Overview)