z/OS System Operators – ES27G

Course Name:

z/OS System Operators

ES27G

Skill Level:

Basic

Modality:

ILO – Instructor Lead Online Training

Duration:

3 Day/s

Price:
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Overview:

This basic course is for IT personnel with little or no theoretical background of z/OS and little or no general practical in IS experience.

To provide an overview of the z Operating System (OS), look at the systems from both a hardware and software prospective, and develop a basic understanding of System z partitioning capabilities, Processor Resource/Systems Manager (PR/SM), z/OS, Job Entry Subsystem 2 (JES2), Job Entry Subsystem 3 (JES3), Time Sharing Option (TSO), TSO Extended (TSO/E), System Display and Search Facility (SDSF), z/OS Communications Server, and System z channel subsystem usage for various channels, such as Enterprise System Connection (ESCON), Fiber Connector (FICON), and the Open Systems Adapter (OSA). It will also desCR – Classroom Trainingibe the Initial Program Loader (IPL) process and enable you to become comfortable issuing z/OS commands from a Multi Console Support (MCS) system console or extended MCS console.


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Target Audience:

This basic course is for IT personnel with little or no theoretical background of z/OS and little or no general practical in IS experience.

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Prerequisites:

You should have completed:

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  • An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES050)
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Topic:

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: Review of System z servers and z/OS
  • Unit 2: z/OS MVS commands
  • Labs 1, 2, and 3

Day 2

  • Review
  • Unit 3: JES and TSO
  • Unit 4: z/OS data sets
  • Labs 4, 5, and 6

Day 3

  • Review
  • Unit 5: z/OS consoles operation
  • Labs 7, 8, and 9

Objective:

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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe System z usage of z/Architecture
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  • Identify System z servers and their major components
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  • Name z/OS functional groups and base elements
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe the concept of virtual storage and its exploitation in z/OS
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  • Issue z/OS commands with the correct syntax
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  • Identify z/OS display commands that can be used to determine device and channel path status
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe the use of VARY and CONFIG z/OS operator commands
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  • Interpret the results of z/OS commands
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  • Identify the differences between JES2 and JES3
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe JES2 usage
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  • SPOOLs and checkpoint data sets
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  • Cold, warm, and hot starts
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  • Commands to control resources and display job status
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe the purpose and use of the following:
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  • TSO
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  • ISP/PDF
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  • Allocating, displaying, and editing data set information with ISP/PDF panels
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  • SDSF
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe the naming rules for z/OS data sets
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe the z/OS catalog structure
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe the functions performed by DFSMS, DFSMSdss, DFSMShsm, and DFSMSrmm to help manage the data sets in a data center
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe the function of JCL cataloged procedures
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  • Identify the difference between MCS consoles and extended MCS consoles
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  • Issue commands to determine the status and parameters of any console
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  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe major console enhancements at z/OS 1.8, z/OS 1.10, and z/OS 2.1
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Remarks:

Prior to enrolling, IBM Employees must follow their Division/Department processes to obtain approval to attend this public training class. Failure to follow Division/Department approval processes may result in the IBM Employee being personally responsible for the class charges.

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GBS practitioners that use the EViTA system for requesting external training should use that same process for this course. Go to the EViTA site to start this process: http://w3.ibm.com/services/gbs/evita/BCSVTEnrl.nsf

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Once you enroll in a GTP class, you will receive a confirmation letter that should show:

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  • The current GTP list price
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  • The 20% discounted price is available to IBMers for GTP delivered courses only. This is the price you will be invoiced for the class.
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Category:

Systems

Product Name:

z/OS

Badge and Certification Info:

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Brand: 

IBM Z – Mainframe

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