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The Altiris Asset Management Suite 7.1 Administration course is designed for the asset management professional tasked with installing, configuring, administering, and using Asset Management Suite 7.1 to manage corporate assets in an ITIL-focused environment

Delegates will learn how to

  • Install Asset Management Suite.
  • Populate the CMDB by using migration tools, network discovery, and imported data from a variety of sources.
  • Set up role-based security for the Asset Management Suite environment.
  • Build out your asset management organizational structure.
  • Make bulk changes to CMDB data; and add new resource types, resource association types, and data classes to the Asset Management Suite environment.
  • Use the asset management portals to manage assets, contracts, software licensing compliance, procurement processes, and barcoding features.
  • Configure and use IT Analytics to build custom asset management reports.
  • Install and run the asset management workflows.

Students must have attended the Symantec Management Platform 7.1: Administration course, or possess equivalent experience with Symantec Management Platform.

Students must have basic working knowledge of Microsoft Windows client and server operating systems, and network concepts, including LANs, network adapter cards, and drivers. 


  • This course is for asset management administrators and any other asset management personnel who are involved in installing, configuring, managing, and administering Altiris Asset Management Suite 7.1.

Product Overview

  • Symantec software and services and Asset Management Suite
  • Purpose of Asset Management Suite
  • Components of Asset Management Suite
  • Supporting components
  • The Asset Management Suite environment

Installing Asset Management Suite

  • System requirements
  • Demonstration: Installing Asset Management Suite

The Symantec Management Platform Resource Model

  • Understanding assets, configuration items and resources
  • Defining elements of the resource model
  • Exploring elements of the resource model
  • Advanced topic: Tables and views used in the resource model
  • Creating custom resource types, resource association types and data classes

Migrating, Discovering and Importing Assets

  • Migrating assets from SAMS 6.5 to AMS 7.1
  • Discovering and importing network assets

Security and Organizational Views and Groups

  • Security roles
  • Organizational Views and Groups

Setting Up the Organizational Structure

  • Organizational types in Asset Management Suite
  • Creating locations
  • Creating cost centers
  • Creating departments
  • Configuring organizational settings
  • Performing organizational housekeeping tasks
  • Running Organizational Types reports

Creating Assets

  • Preparing to create computer assets
  • Manually creating computer assets
  • Creating edit views
  • Creating other assets
  • Running asset reports

Importing Assets with CMDB Solution and Data Connector

  • About CMDB Solution and Data Connector
  • Creating data source definitions
  • Creating and scheduling data transfer rules
  • Creating CMDB rules

Maintaining Assets

  • Performing asset maintenance tasks
  • Performing asset end-of-life tasks

Working with Contracts

  • Contract management challenges
  • Preparing to create contract resources
  • Creating contract resources
  • Configuring the 'Contracts expiring in the next N days' automation policies
  • Running contract reports

Working with Software Licensing

  • The Asset Management Suite software license compliance model
  • Setting up software license management in Asset Management Suite
  • Using master license agreements to group licenses
  • Running software licensing reports

Working with Procurement

  • Overview of procurement management in Asset Management Suite
  • Preparing the procurement environment
  • Requesting, ordering, and receiving purchases
  • Running procurement reports

Working with Barcode Solution

  • Overview of Barcode Solution
  • Preparing to work with Barcode
  • Working with Barcode on a handheld device
  • Working with Barcode in the Symantec Management Console
  • Running Barcode Solution reports

Reporting Asset Management Information Using IT Analytics

  • Preparing to work with IT Analytics asset management items
  • Reviewing Key Performance Indicators and Dashboards
  • Working with IT Analytics asset management detailed reports
  • Working with IT Analytics asset management cubes
  • Hands-On Labs: In development

Working with the Asset Management Workflows

  • Overview of the asset management workflows
  • Workflow Server system requirements
  • Setting up the Workflow Server
  • Data configuration requirements
  • Installing the asset management workflows
  • Performing post-installation configuration
  • Using the asset ownership validation workflow
  • Using the purchase request workflows
  • Using the lease notification workflow


  • System Administrators

Public Program Schedule

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There is no upcoming Public Batch Schedule, you can ask for Private Batch or for On-Demand Learning

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  • What time do classes begin ?
  • Who will be my trainer?
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  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

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Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

All our trainers are Symantec Certified Instructors. Our representative will share trainer profile once you start talking to our team.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date.

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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