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IBM i2 iBase Designer Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

Module 1: Installing

  • Procedure

Module 2: IBM i2 iBase Administration Centre

  • Administrative Tasks in iBase Designer
    • Getting Started with iBase Designer
    • Security Files, Users, and Groups
    • Create and Maintain Databases
    • Setting Up iBase
    • Setting Up iBase Clients
    • External Access Control
  • Managing Access Control
  • iBase with Text Chart
  • iBase Scheduler
  • iBase Database Replication
  • Setting Up the Index Service

Module 3: IBM i2 iBase Designer


  • Introduction
  • Create a New Security File
  • Create Databases
  • Design a Database
  • Manage Security
  • Setting Up Word Search
  • Setting Up Search 360
  • Configuring Alerting
  • Administering iBase
  • Administering a Database
  • Working with Cases
  • Importing and Exporting Data
  • Working with Categories

Module 4: Overview of IBM i2 iBase

  • Introduction
    • Creating a Database
    • Opening a Database
    • Exploring the Database
    • Entities
    • Links
    • Drag and Drop
    • Setting Up the Example Database
  • Entering Records
  • Importing Records
  • Listing and Browsing Records
  • Using Sets
  • Finding, Checking, and Searching Records
  • Querying Data
  • Alerting
  • Reporting
  • Exporting
  • Removing
  • Working with Databases
    • Logging in to iBase
    • Selecting a Database
    • Editing the Most Recently Used list (MRU)
    • Changing Passwords
    • Viewing your User Permissions
    • Information About the Database
    • Adding Information About Yourself
    • Creating Database Subsets
  • Working with Other Applications
  • Configuring the iBase Environment

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Who should attend this IBM i2 iBase Designer Course?

The IBM iBase Designer Course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to design and administer IBM iBase databases. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course: 

  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Law Enforcement Personnel
  • Investigators
  • Security Professionals
  • Criminal Analysts
  • Counterterrorism Analysts
  • Fraud Investigators
  • Financial Crime Analysts
  • Researchers in investigative fields

Prerequisites of the IBM i2 iBase Designer Course

The delegates must have taken IBM i2 iBase Essential Course does to attend this course. Additionally, a basic understanding of databases and data analysis will be extremely beneficial for the delegates.

IBM i2 iBase Designer Course Overview

This 2-day course follows from IBM iBase Essentials course to look at how to design and administer IBM iBase databases using IBM i2 iBase Designer.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Create and administer an i2 iBase database.
  • Import and export data into an iBase database.
  • Create fields, datasheets, and code lists.
  • Upsize an iBase database to a SQL database.
  • Manage users and access control.

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What’s included in this IBM i2 iBase Designer Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors           
  • BM i2 iBase Designer Certificate         
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

IBM i2 iBase Designer FAQs


You should have completed or have knowledge equivalent to the IBM iBase Essentials course.
No, no exam is necessary.
Your instructor will be an expert in IBM iBase and iBase Designer.
Please arrive at the venue at 8:45 am.
The price for IBM i2 iBase Designer certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for IBM i2 iBase Designer.
Please see our IBM Training courses available in the United Kingdom

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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