Number of questions: 59
Time allowed in minutes: 120
Required passing score: 66%
Test languages: English
The test contains six sections, totaling 59 multiple-choice questions. The percentages after each section title reflect the approximate distribution of the total question set across the sections.
Section 1 – Planning, Preparation, and Security (15%)
Identify sizing and architecture requirements for an IBM Enterprise Records (IER) deployment
Demonstrate knowledge of database requirements for an IBM FileNet P8 object store
Demonstrate knowledge of defining LDAP user/group roles for use in IER
Demonstrate application server configuration knowledge (IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic)
Demonstrate a knowledge of IBM FileNet P8 product dependencies
Section 2 – Installation and Upgrade (19%)
Demonstrate knowledge of IBM FileNet P8 CE and PE Client installation
Demonstrate knowledge of object store configuration for an IER deployment (e.g. data models, ROS vs FPOS)
Demonstrate knowledge of High Availability configuration (e.g. shared location for bootstrap properties)
Demonstrate knowledge of IBM FileNet P8 PE configuration (e.g. connection point, isolated regions, workflow configuration, component manager)
Demonstrate knowledge and pre-requisites on running the IER Configuration Manager tool
Demonstrate knowledge of upgrade dependencies
Section 3 – Configuration and Validation (22%)
Demonstrate knowledge on configuring IER tools (e.g. Disposition Sweep, Hold Sweep, File Plan Tool, etc)
Demonstrate ability to complete a validation procedure (e.g. declare a record, complete destroy workflow)
Demonstrate ability to test in High Availability environment
Demonstrate knowledge of integrating IER and Workplace XT
Show understanding of optional configuration tasks (e.g. auditing, PRM Workflow subscription)
Section 4 – Implementation (17%)
Demonstrate knowledge of customizing security (e.g. partial proxy vs full proxy)
Demonstrate knowledge of automation options (e.g. record entry templates, workflow declaration, RMAutoDeclare)
Demonstrate a basic understanding of how record retention principles relate to IER file plan design
Demonstrate knowledge of important routine system maintenance and operations (e.g. backups, restores, file pruning, sweeps)
Section 5 – Performance Tuning (10%)
Demonstrate knowledge of database tuning for IBM FileNet P8 platform and IER (e.g. creating appropriate database indexes)
Show understanding of the Disposition Sweep and Hold Sweep utility configuration options
Demonstrate an understanding of the impact on performance due to auditing configuration
Section 6 – Troubleshooting (17%)
Show an understanding of IER problems and troubleshooting resolution steps
Demonstrate a working knowledge of record searches and database queries (Note to SME: finding certain records, CBR component
Demonstrate knowledge of IBM FileNet P8 CE trace (e.g. EJB, database)
Demonstrate knowledge of log4j logging
Demonstrate knowledge of BPM (e.g. Workflow functionality, component manager)
IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Enterprise Records V5.1
Job Role Description / Target Audience
This intermediate level certification is intended for deployment professionals that perform planning, installation, upgrade, configuration/security, customization, performance tuning and troubleshooting on IBM Enterprise Records V5.1 systems.
To attain the IBM Certified Solution Designer – Enterprise Records V5.1 certification, candidates must pass 1 test. To gain additional knowledge and skills, and prepare for the tests based on the job roles and test objectives, click on the link for Test 000-589 below.
Recommended Prerequisite Skills
Before preparing for this certification, basic understanding of the following is recommended and assumed:
Knowledge of IBM FileNet P8 installation, administration and security
Knowledge of IBM FileNet BPM/IBM Case Foundation
Basic knowledge of records retention principles and file plan design.
Knowledge of operating systems: Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux.
Knowledge of databases.
Knowledge of application servers.
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) servers: Tivoli, Active Directory.
High Availability (HA): load balancing, farming, and clustering technologies.
Upgrading to 8.5 and policies