IBM Security QRadar SIEM Administration

QRadar SIEM administrators and professional services personnel managing QRadar SIEM deployments


  • Basic knowledge of the purpose and use of a security intelligence platform
  • Familiarity with the Linux command line interface and PuTTY
  • Familiarity with Custom Rules engine (CRE) rules
  • Familiarity with the Ariel database and its purpose in QRadar SIEM
  • Have attended IBM Security QRadar SIEM Foundations or be able to navigate and use the QRadar SIEM Console

Expected Duration
3 day


In this course, you will learn how to minimize the time between when suspicious activity occurs and when you detect it. There are a variety of administrative tools you can use to manage a QRadar SIEM deployment. This course covers system configuration, data source configuration, and remote networks, and services configuration.


Course Outline:

  1. Auto Update
  2. Backup and Recovery
  3. Index and Aggregated Data Management
  4. Network Hierarchy
  5. System Management
  6. License Management
  7. Deployment Actions
  8. High Availability management
  9. System Health and Master Console
  10. System Settings and Asset Profiler Configuration
  11. Custom Offense Close Reasons
  12. Reference Set Management
  13. Authorized Services
  14. Users, User Roles, and Security Profiles
  15. Log Sources
  16. Log Source Extensions
  17. Log Source parsing Ordering
  18. Event and Flow Retention
  19. Flow Sources
  20. Flow Sources Aliases
  21. Remote Networks and Services



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