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IBM Certified System Administrator - Integration Bus V9.0

Job Role Description / Target Audience

This intermediate level certification is intended for system administrators who have the knowledge and experience to administer the IBM Integration Bus by using the IBM Integration Bus administrative interfaces including the IBM Integration Explorer, the IBM Integration Bus web user interface, the command-line interface, and the IBM Integration Toolkit. 

These system administrators can perform all necessary tasks pertaining to:

  1.    Planning, Installation and Migration
  2.    Administration and Configuration 
  3.    Security
  4.    Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  5.    Problem Determination

Certified system administrators are generally self-sufficient and able to perform the majority of tasks involved in the role with limited assistance from peers and vendor support services. They are also expected to be able to efficiently use available product documentation to augment their knowledge as required.

To attain the IBM Certified System Administrator - Integration Bus V9.0 certification, candidates must pass 1 test. To gain additional knowledge and skills, and prepare for this test based on the job role and test objectives, take the link to the tests below, and refer to the Test preparation tab.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

(Knowledge and foundational skills one needs to possess before acquiring skills measured on the certification test. These foundational skills are NOT measured on the test. For skills measured on the test, see Test Objectives.)

Good working knowledge of:

  •    IBM MQ administration
  •    SSL
  •    LDAP
  •    applications and libraries


This certification requires 1 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C9530-405 - IBM Integration Bus V9.0, System Administration

Each test:

  1. contains questions requiring single and multiple answers.  For multiple-answer questions, you need to choose all required options to get the answer correct. You will be advised how many options make up the correct answer.  
  2. is designed to provide diagnostic feedback on the Examination Score Report, correlating back to the test objectives, informing the test taker how he or she did on each section of the test. As a result, to maintain the integrity of each test, questions and answers are not distributed.


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