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Velisa Africa is the official Global Knowledge partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Course details : https://www.globalknowledge.co.uk/courses/ibm/content_management/f225g.html

This course shows you how to do the type of maintenance activities normally carried out by a system administrator. You work with a Server – Client image pair with server services hosted on a server machine and workstation services and clients on a Windows 7 workstation.


  • Familiarity with data capturing concepts
  • Recommended prerequisite courses: F220 – IBM Datacap 9.0: Introduction

Virtual Stations and Queuing of Tasks

  • Understand Queuing of Batches
  • Queue by Field Options
  • Store Field Option
  • Datacap Web Interface for task options

Add Shortcuts to a Start menu

  • Create task Shortcuts for Datacap Desktop tasks
  • Create task Shortcuts for Datacap Web client tasks
  • Create task Shortcuts for Datacap Navigator client tasks

Disaster Recovery

  • Backup and Restore Strategy
  • Backup and Restore for Stateless Servers
  • Backup and Restore the Taskmaster Server
  • Backup the Database Server
  • Backup the File Share

Configure DB2 Server

  • Supported Databases
  • Database Conversion Prerequisites
  • Define the Database Structure
  • Migrate the Database
  • Configuring the Application to use the Database

Taskmaster and IBM System Dashboard

  • What is the dashboard and what can you do with it?
  • Components and Architecture of the Dashboard
  • Start Dashboard and a Create Clusters to View Data
  • Execute Listener Options and View Data

System maintenance

  • Routine maintenance
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Corrective maintenance

Maintenance manager

  • What can Maintenance Manager do and what are its uses?
  • Three Maintenance Manager run methods
  • Create a Maintenance Manager application
  • Maintenance Manager action categories
  • Procedure to auto delete batches

Event Logs

  • Identify Logs
  • Control log content
  • Maintenance Manager actions for logging
  • Datacap Logs for logging internal calls
  • Datacap Logs for logging Rulerunner service events
  • Where logs are located

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:


  • Virtual Stations and Queuing of Tasks:
  • Configure store and queue by options
  • Process a batch to demonstrate store and queue by operations
  • Add shortcuts for task links:
  • Check the Database Connection Parameters
  • Create shortcuts for Datacap Desktop tasks
  • Create shortcuts for Web Client tasks
  • Create Shortcuts for Navigator client tasks
  • Disaster Recovery:
  • Answer questions about disaster recovery
  • Configure DB2 databases:
  • Define Databases Structures
  • Migrate Data from Access to DB2
  • Configure the Application for DB2
  • Verify the DB2 databases
  • Datacap and IBM System Dashboard:
  • Use Listener Options to View Data
  • Monitor Components with Dashboard Views
  • Run Dashboard Reports


  • System Maintenance:
  • Synchronize Job Monitor and Batch Folders
  • Maintenance Manager:
  • Create a Maintenance Manager Application
  • Configure an Auto Start Schedule
  • Event Logs:
  • Use Quick Log Settings to Analyze Event Log Content:
  • Disable the Taskmaster Server and Rulerunner Server log
  • Activate Datacap Taskmaster server logging
  • Verify That the tms Log is Produced
  • Activate Rulerunner Server Logging
  • Verify That Rulerunner Logs Are Produced
  • Do Administration tasks:
  • Create security users and groups
  • Edit the Jobs and Tasks
  • Create custom panels for tasks


  • Start and Stop System and Components
  • System check procedures
  • Administrators who are responsible for configuring and administering Datacap 9.0 system.
  • Anyone who needs to know the Datacap 9.0 system administration.

Instructor-led (Classroom), Instructor-led Online and SPVC (Self Paced Virtual course)

For more information please contact us:

Enquiries in Johannesburg and Cape Town : pauli@velisaafrica.co.za

International Enquiries : hema.chugh@globalknowledge.ae

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