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 your knowledge of CMS and the role UCMDB fulfills in the CMS context. It also tests your ability to create models of IT solutions, your ability to deploy and maintain a UCMDB according to HPE best practices and your ability to technically implement configuration management using UCMDB and administer the CMS solution.

Ideal candidate for this exam

This exam is intended for:
HP Universal CMDB administrators and for technical personnel with a
minimum of three months experience deploying and maintaining a UCMDB
and Configuration Manager installation. Typically these individuals demo, perform Proof of Concept
and, under supervision of a senior consultant, implement, configure, and
manage HP Universal CMDB 10.x Software.
To pass this exam, you should 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

This exam will be presented in a single block. You can move from question to question within the block, to skip questions or to change your answers, or both. Once you submit your answers for the block, you cannot return to it to review questions or change your answers.
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 successfully perform the following:

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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