ESMTH250 – ArcSight Transformation Hub Essentials

Course code: ESMTH250

Learn the essentials of ArcSight Transformation Hub 3.1 installment, deployment, and basic operations. This course is a good starting point for recognizing the Arcsight Data Platform (ADP) with a focus on Transformation Hub.

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Course description

Learn the essentials of ArcSight Transformation Hub 3.1 installment, deployment, and basic operations. This course is a good starting point for recognizing the Arcsight Data Platform (ADP) with a focus on Transformation Hub. You will learn about the new ADP topology and how ArcSight Transformation Hub consumes and produces event data, as well as successfully installing, deploying, and troubleshooting some common issue with the Transformation Hub shutdown/reboot and installation. This course covers building topics and partitions within Transformation Hub user interface, plus maintenance, and monitoring components and event flow through the ArcSight installer interface and ArcMC.

Target group

This course is intended for Security Professionals, System Administrators, and end users who are new to Transformation Hub in the ADP and are responsible for maintenance and operations.

Course structure

Module 1: Transformation Hub Overview

  • Recognize the basic architecture and workflow of Transformation Hub
  • Describe the different components that integrate into the Transformation
  • Hub platform and their functions
  • Define how Transformation Hub works with consumers and producers to create event data

Module 2: Install and Deployment

  • Install and deploy all pre-install systems and Transformation Hub
  • Describe the installer properties file
  • Set up Kubernetes nodes
  • Secure the Transformation Hub deployment
  • Configure Transformation Hub Master and Worker nodes

Module 3: Producing and Consuming Event Data in Transformation Hub

  • Configure producers and consumers for event flow
  • Create topics, partitions and Routes for TH
  • Managing TH event data in the TH UI
  • Creating nodes on clusters

Module 4: Transformation Hub Operations

    • Managing Transformation Hub
    • Deploy a CTH (Transformation Hub connector) Edit and undeploy a CTH
    • Adding TH as a host
    • Creating topics and partitions

Configure event flow for security

Module 5: ArcMC Transformation Hub Management

  • Set up the Transformation Hub as a host on ArcMC
  • Configure and manage TH nodes on ArcMC
  • Create topics and routes for TH on ArcMC

Module 6: Connector on Transformation Hub (CTH)

  • Define the Connector on Transformation Hub (CTH) workflow
  • Correctly install your Connector and ready Transformation Hub deployment

Module 7: Kafka and Kubernetes in Transformation Hub

  • Define the components of Apache Kafka
  • Recognize how Kafka works with Zookeeper to manage brokers
  • Define how messaging is produced and consumed
  • Describe how messages in Kafka are categorized and assigned into topics and partitions
  • Describe how Kubernetes provides a container-centric management environment in Transformation Hub
  • Define Kubernetes purpose and components, including Pod, Nodes, Clusters

Module 8: Health Checks

  • Configuring Graceful shutdown/reboot
  • Resolving DNS issue
  • Checking Cluster Health, Pod status, data flows
  • Verify healthy Kafka scheduler on Vertica, Web Services APIs, as well as Topic partitions and replications count
  • Updating License
  • Accessing Log files

Module 9: Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshoot common issues with the Transformation Hub install
  • Verify events are flowing
  • Edit file where necessary
  • Properly uninstall/reinstall Transformation Hub
  • Additional issues with Docker, Kafka, and pod failures


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