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Fundamental System Skills in Z/OS (ES10G)

Fundamental System Skills in Z/OS (ES10G)

Overview

Duration : 5 Days

This course is designed to teach you the fundamental practical skills to navigate and work in a z/OS environment. This includes the use of ISPF/PDF dialogs, TSO/E commands, JCL, UNIX System Services shell, and BookManager.

Objectives

Course Objectives

  • Review the main concepts of z/OS
  • Log on to TSO and start ISPF/PDF
  • Navigate through ISPF/PDF dialogs and use the basic ISPF/PDF functions and the ISPF Editor
  • Use ISPF/PDF to allocate data sets and edit data sets (including hierarchical file system (HFS) files) using the ISPF Editor primary and line commands
  • Use ISPF to create and manipulate (copy, rename, delete, list, sort, and merge) data sets
  • Identify security considerations for Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS) data sets and HFS files
  • Describe and use TSO/E commands
  • Perform simple modifications to existing ISPF/PDF panels
  • Invoke a REXX exec and TSO CLIST
  • Tailor existing JCL and submit batch jobs
  • Review job status and job output using SDSF
  • Invoke UNIX processes
  • Manipulate HFS directories and file systems using the UNIX System
  • Services ISHELL

Course Outline

Unit 1: Introduction to the IBM Z Systems environment

  • Topic 1: Architecture in the z Systems environment
  • Topic 2: Operating systems
  • Topic 3: IBM z Systems


Unit 2: z/OS security

  • Topic 1: System security
  • Topic 2: RACF
  • Topic 3: RACF profiles


Unit 3: TSO ISPF panel

  • Topic 1: TSO familiarization
  • Exercise 1: System familiarization
  • Topic 2: Introduction to z/OS data set
  • Topic 3: Allocating data sets
  • Exercise 2: Allocate new data sets
  • Topic 4: Creating data sets and members
  • Topic 5: Edit data sets
  • Topic 6: Line commands
  • Topic 7: Copy, move, rename, and delete data sets and members
  • Exercise 3: ISPF editor primary commands
  • Exercise 4: ISPF editor Line commands
  • Exercise 5: Copy, move, rename, and delete data sets and members
  • Topic 8: Data set lists
  • Exercise 6: Data set lists
  • Unit 4: TSO commands
  • Topic 1: TSO ISPF commands
  • Topic 2: Edit data sets using line commands
  • Exercise 7: Using TSO/E commands


Unit 5: JES and JCL

  • Topic 1: Introduction to JES and JCL
  • Topic 2: Coding JCL
  • Topic 3: Submitting jobs using JCL
  • Topic 4: JCL utilities
  • Topic 5: Managing data sets using JCL)
  • Exercise 8: Submit a job
  • Exercise 9: JCL exercises
  • Exercise 10: Procedures


Unit 6: UNIX

  • Topic 1: UNIX system services
  • Topic 2: File systems
  • Topic 3: UNIX program support and security
  •  Topic 4: Application services
  • Topic 5: Security
  • Exercise 11: ISHELL and hierarchical file system
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Prerequisites

You should complete:

  • An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES050) or equivalent on-the-job training
Course ID:
ES10G


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