Exam ID HP0-M71
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 1 hour 40 minutes
Exam length 61 questions
Passing score 67%
Delivery languages English
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Exam description

This exam tests that the you know the CMS and the role UCMDB fulfills in the CMS context. The exam tests your ability to:
  • Create models of IT solutions
  • Deploy and maintain a UCMDB according to HPE best practices
  • Administer the CMS solution
  • Demo, perform Proof of Concept
  • Implement, configure, and manage HP Universal CMDB 10.x Software under supervision of a senior consultant

Ideal candidate for this exam

Typical candidates are HPE Universal CMDB administrators and technical personnel. with a minimum of three months experience.

Successfull candidates deploy and maintain a UCMDB and Configuration Manager installation.
To pass this exam, candidates need to have the UCMDB CMDB 10.x Essentials
Training, basic knowledge of ITIL

Exam contents

This exam has 61 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Other

Advice to help you take this exam

We recommend you have hands on experience using and implementing the software in the real world.
HPE highly recommends the associated training.
HPE exams test whether you have the knowledge and skills required of IT professionals. Many exam questions present a scenario that outlines a particular environment or problem. Some questions include exhibits.
If a question asks for more than one answer, select all correct options. There is no partial credit.
If a question takes too much time, mark the item for review and return to it at the end of the exam.
Read the entire question and consider all options before you answer. If the question includes an exhibit, study the exhibit and read the question again. Select the answer that fully responds to the question. If the question asks for more than one answer, select all correct answers. There is no partial credit.


This exam validates that you can:

Describe UCMDB Architecture and Deployment 

  • Identify the core UCMDB terms and components. 
  • Describe the UCMDB system requirements and configuration. 
  • Describe the UCMDB Modeling context. 
  • Explain the role of UCMDB in the larger context. 


Define UCMDB Data Model Management 

  • Identify core terms and components.
  • Define CI Types and identify their main characteristics.
  • Describe the difference between Inventory Mapping and Service Mapping. 
  • Explain the use of the query layout. 



Consume UCMDB data/information using Views and Reports 

  • Describe the IT Universe Manager interface.
  • Describe how to work with various queries.
  • Describe how to create and manage views/reports in Modeling Studio.
  • Describe how to create and manage reports through the Reports section. 


Perform Impact Analysis 

  • Describe basic impact analysis.
  • Describe and identify basic impact analysis manager settings. 



Explain CI Lifecycle Management

  • Describe the purpose of the CI Lifecycle in the UCMDB.
  • State the main capabilities of the CI Lifecycle application. 
  • Explain the aging mechanism in the UCMDB. 


Manage Core Modules used to populate the UCMDB

  • Identify and describe ways to populate the UCMDB.
  • Identify main methods for populating the UCMDB.
  • Describe Enrichment Manager mechanisms. 



Describe Design Components

  • Describe the Modeling Studio.


Explain UCMDB Integrations

  • Identify UCMDB integration methods: push, population, federation.
  • Explain and use main aspects of Integration Studio. 
  • Explain integration with multiple CMDBs. 
  • List API integration components and features. 
  • Explain the Reconciliation mechanism (challenges, needs, mechanisms, options, results). 


Performing Administration

  • Explain User Management.
  • Describe the Package Manager.‚Äč


Describe HP Universal CMDB Configuration Manager

  • Describe the Configuration Management and configuration analysis process.
  • Define the concept of “policy” and identify policy types in use in the UCMDB CM.
  • Contrast actual state and authorized state of a view. 

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