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2. Perform the following action: On Windows: In the configuration window, select Security : Validate User and click OK . On UNIX: Go to the Advanced Setting tab. Select Security : Validate User and click OK . 3. Click OK on the next configuration window. 4. Restart the hub monitoring server. 5.2.7 Creating a user on Tivoli Enterprise Portal Use the following steps to create a user on Tivoli Enterprise Portal: 1. In Tivoli Enterprise Portal, click Edit Administer Users . 2. Click Create New User . 3. Type a user ID, user name, and optional description for the user. 4. Click OK and then OK again to close the window. You can also enable user security in your monitoring environment by creating a matching user ID with password to the network domain user accounts or to the operating system where the hub monitoring server resides: User Accounts on Windows Password file on UNIX RACF® or ACF/2 host security system on OS/390® or z/OS 5.2.8 Configuring fail-over support The optional Hot Standby feature enables you to maintain continuous availability by defining a standby monitoring server to provide fail-over support for your hub monitoring server. If the hub monitoring server fails, hub functions automatically switch to the backup monitoring server. IBM Tivoli Monitoring automatically connects all remote monitoring servers and agents to the backup monitoring server.
96 Certification Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6.1 There is no automatic switch that returns control to the hub monitoring server when it is available. If you want to switch back to the hub monitoring server, you must manually stop the backup monitoring server. Configuring the Hot Standby feature involves the following steps: 1. Installing the hub and backup hub monitoring servers at the same time. 2. Adding application support on the backup hub monitoring server. 3. Configuring the Hot Standby feature on monitoring server. 4. Configuring agents. 5. Verifying that failover support is working. 5.2.9 Installing hub and backup hub monitoring servers at same time When you are installing the backup hub monitoring server, use identical values to those you used when installing the primary hub monitoring server. If you have previously installed the hub monitoring server and are returning now to install the backup monitoring server, see the following section for information about installing and configuring the backup monitoring server. 5.2.10 Adding application support on backup hub monitoring server If you are installing the hub and backup monitoring servers at the same time, you can add application support as normal, either through the Windows installation program or by running the itmcmd support command on Linux or UNIX monitoring servers. If you add additional applications to your monitoring environment, add the support for these applications to both monitoring servers and restart the servers.

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