z/OS Advanced Operations

Code: ZOSAO

Description

This course teaches the advanced operations of z/OS.

Audience

This course is designed for operations staff responsible for managing, monitoring and controlling the configuration of z/OS systems.

Prerequisites

Delegates attending this course should be familiar with IBM's z/OS systems. This knowledge can be obtained by attending our two day z/OS for Beginners course.

Objectives

On completion of this course delegates will be familiar with the technical set-up of z/OS systems. They will be able to understand the basic tailoring to the system at IPL time and be able to establish, from PARMLIB, HCD or via operator commands, the configuration of the system.

Topics

The IPL Process and Associated Parameters
Parmlib members covered:
• LOADxx.
• NUCLSTxx.
• IEASYSxx.
• COMMNDxx.
• IEACMD00.
• CONSOLxx.
IMSI with suggestions for use.
Logical parmlib.
CSA and SQA - use and size.
Paging:
• How many page data sets.
• Placing and sizing page data sets.
Console set up.
Commands include:
• D IPLINFO.
• D U,IPLVOL.
• D SYMBOLS.
• D PARMLIB.
• D ASM.

Programs and Virtual Storage Layout
Parmlib members covered for general programs:
• MSTJCLxx.
• PROGxx (LNKLSTxx IEAAPFxx).
• IEAFIXxx.
• IEALPAxx.
• LPALSTxx.
• IEASVCxx.
• IFAPRDxx.
Commands for dynamic changes:
• SETPROG.
• SET PROG.
Parmlib members covered for special programs and subsystems:
• IEFSSNxx.
• SCHEDxx.

JES2
Locating the JESPARM data.
Reviewing the JESPARM data, especially:
• SPOOL and Checkpoint data set size, number and location.
• BUFSIZE, TGSIZE and TRKCELL.
JES2 display commands, including variations of $D SPL.
JES2 commands for reconfiguring the checkpoint data set use of CF for checkpoint.

Data in Memory
Use of Coupling Facility.
Use of Virtual Storage.
Parmlib members covered for LLA and VLF:
• CSVLLAxx.
• COFVLFxx.

SMF
Overview of SMF:
• Description of important SMF record types.
• The SMF Header.
Parmlib members covered for SMF:
• SMFPRMxx.

General System Recovery and Diagnostic Facilities
Recovery flow:
• system recovery.
• task recovery.
User dumps, system dumps and DAE:
• ADYSETxx.
• User dump tailoring.
• System Dump Data Sets.
• Devices and Related Parameters.
Parmlib members covered:
• VATLSTxx.
• CONFIGxx.
• IECIOSxx.
• ALLOCxx.
• DEVSUPxx.
• IGDSMSxx.
Device information and HCD:
• PAV.
• The role of the Workload Manager in PAV.
Configuration and device display commands:
• D M.
• D CONFIG=xx.

Channels - ESCON, FICON CF Links and OSA
Comparison of channel types.
Terminology - ESCON/FICON.
Cabling rules - cascading configurations.
ESCON Directors.
HCD and ESCON/FICON.
ESCON manager.
OSA connections.

Price (ex. VAT)

€ 3.040,00 per person

Duration

4 days

Schedule

  •  virtual
  •  01-07-2024 - 04-07-2024
  • register

Delivery methods

  • Classroom
  • On-site (at your location)
  • Virtual (instructor online)

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