Exam ID HP0-M50
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 1 hour 45 minutes
Exam length 64 questions
Passing score 73%
Delivery languages English, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean
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Exam description

This exam tests your skills on Operations Manager i solution positioning and description, Operations Manager i solution and deployment, application uses, elements, and event management, Operations Manager i content design, Operations Manager i tuning, content management, RTSM role in Operations Manager i.

Who should take this exam?

The exam is intended for technical personnel who demo, perform Proof of Concept, and under supervision of a senior consultant will implement, configure, and manage HP BSM Operations Manager i 9.x Software.

Exam contents

This exam has 64 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Drag-and-drop

Tips for taking this exam

You are not required to take the associated courses; however, HP strongly recommends that you complete the training and thoroughly review all course materials and documents before taking the exam. Sufficient on the job experience may also be required.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

Operations Manager i solution positioning and description

  • Position the OMi solution and specify its value proposition.
  • Describe the OMi licensing model and license components.


Operations Manager i solution and deployment

  • Plan for an HP BSM OMi deployment.


Application uses, elements, and event management

  • Describe the basic use of OMi.
  • Describe the OMi Application GUI elements.
  • Describe how to work with events in OMi.
  • Explain how the Health Perspective is used to manage events.
  • Generate and view performance graphs and graphs for objects and events
    OMi is monitoring.
  • Describe how to use tools configured in OMi.
  • Explain how to use filters to focus on specific information.
  • Explain how to use views to reduce and refine the CIs in the Model Explorer.


Operations Manager i content design

  • Display and configure tools to help manage events.
  • Display and configure the mapping of CI types to available graph families.
  • Manage indicator mapping rules.
  • Describe the View Mappings Manager and its purpose.
  • Describe the Correlation Rules Manager and its purpose.


Operations Manager i tuning

  • Manage the servers that OMi uses as event forwarding targets.
  • Describe how to set up rules to select and forward events to external event
  • Display and configure Email, SMS, and Pager notifications for filtered
  • Display and configure the handling of events for CIs in downtime.
  • Describe how to set up scripts to run custom actions on events.
  • Describe how to automate handling and processing of incoming events
  • Describe how to automatically assign incoming events to available user
  • Describe how to create and manage users and groups.
  • Describe how to audit OMi configurations and monitor changes to those
  • Describe how to configure and run logging and tracing of the OMi UIs.
  • Describe how to configure and run topology synchronization from HPOM
    servers to OM
  • Identify details of the settings required for OMi and specify how to set and
    configure Operations.


Content management

  • Describe the content packets delivered with OMi.


RTSM role in Operations Manager i

  • Explain the concept and technology of RTSM.
  • Identify and explain relationships and differences between RTSM, UCMDB,
    and the ITIL CMS concepts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of RTSM basic concepts.
  • Identify RTSM basic modules/areas.
  • Define Events, ETIs, HIs and KPIs, their purpose and their relationships.
  • Describe the event pipeline (from the events to event correlation).

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