Course ID 00365073
HP product number AM120-94
Course format SCA
Typical Course length 5 days
Delivery languages English
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Course description

This course provides the essential skills and knowledge needed to configure, deploy, and use Asset Manager 9.40 to successfully implement an asset management solution in an enterprise-level business or large organization.
The class consists of approximately 50% lecture and 50% hands-on lab exercises. The hands on lab exercises use version 9.4 of the software.

Who should attend

This course is designed for users who are new to HP Asset Manager.
Customers: Administrators,
developers, web developers,
and managers who are
managing the Asset Manager
9.x product
Channel Partners and HP C&I
Personnel: Consultants,
system architects, integrators,
and planners who help
customers with Asset Manager
9.x implementations
HP Engineers: HP personnel
who provide pre-sales and
post-sales support for Asset
Manager 9.x


• Experience with Windows
• Experience with operating systems
• Knowledge of relational databases and database terminology.
For complete prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications or upgrade paths, see the certification description on the HP ExpertOne website.


  • Module 1: Basics of Asset Management and Databases
    • What Is Asset Management?
    • HP Asset Manager Software Overview
    • Asset Manager Modules
    • Asset Manager Applications
    • HP’s Integrated Asset Management Solution
    • Database Terminology
    • Common Components of a Database
  • Module 2: Getting Started
    • Before Installing Asset Manager Windows Client
    • Installing Asset Manager
    • Asset Manager Folder Structure
    • Asset Manger Web Client Capabilities
    • Web Client Benefits
    • Asset Manager Architecture
    • Installation Requirements
    • Asset Manager Windows Client Interface
    • Field and Link Structure
    • Web Client Login
    • Web Client Interface
    • Create an Asset Manager Database
    • Steps in Creating an Asset Manager Database
  • Module 3: Portfolio Management, Software Management, Virtual Machine and Mobile Device Management
    • Portfolio Management, Primary Tables
    • Portfolio Management, Natures
    • Portfolio Management, Models
    • Portfolio Management, Portfolio Items
    • Portfolio Management, Assets and Batches
    • Software Management
    • Software Installations
    • Software Licenses
    • Software Counters
    • Virtual Assets
    • Mobile Devices
  • Module 4: Scripts, Filters, and Views
    • Scripting Overview
    • BASIC Functions
    • CurrentUser Virtual Link
    • Calculated Fields
    • Filters Overview
    • Standard Filters
    • Simple Filters
    • Query Filters
    • About Views
    • Custom and Shared Views
    • Creating Views
    • Deploying Views
    • Filter Transformation
  • Module 5: User Management
    • Access Control Overview
    • Login
    • User Roles
    • Functional Rights
    • User Rights
    • Access Restrictions
    • Connection Slots
    • Password Management Overview
    • Employee Settings
    • Environmental Settings
  • Module 6: Importing and Exporting Data
    • Importing Overview
    • Import Considerations
    • Import Wizard
    • Import Examples
    • Exporting Overview
    • Copy and Paste
    • Export List
    • Asset Manager Export Tool
    • Batch File Export
    • Automated Process Manager
  • Module 7: Automated Process Management
    • Automated Process Manager Overview
    • Launching Automated Process Manager
    • Connecting to the Database
    • User Interface
    • Configuring General Options
    • Modules
    • Multiple Server/Computer Installations


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe an evolutionary approach to asset management
  • Explain the capabilities provided by Asset Manager's core modules
  • Use the clients to navigate within Asset Manager's core tables
  • Create a database
  • Create and manage portfolio items
  • Reconcile software installations with software licenses
  • Write scripts to extend Asset Manager's functionality
  • Create queries and views to filter data
  • Configure Asset Manager security and control database access
  • Import and export data using Asset Manager
  • Schedule automatic processes