Fundamental System Skills in Z/OS

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.

Course Outline

IBM Course Code: ES100CE

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.

What You'll Learn

? 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) via 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

Who Needs to Attend

This basic course is for IT personnel with a theoretical background of z/OS (for example, as taught in An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES050) ) and some general practical IS experience.

Prerequisites

You should complete:
? An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES050) or equivalent on-the-job training
? An Introduction to the z/OS Environment

Follow-On Courses

? z/OS REXX Programming Workshop

Outline
Day 1
? Welcome
? Unit 1: Review of the z/Architecture and z/OS
? Unit 2: An Introduction to ISPF, ISPF/PDF, and RACF
? Exercise 1: System familiarization
? Unit 3: Working with ISPF/PDF (Part 1)
? Exercise 2: Allocate new data sets

Day 2

? Review/wrap up
? Unit 3: Working with ISPF/PDF (Part 2)
? Exercise 3: ISPF editor primary commands
? Exercise 4: ISPF editor line command
? Exercise 5: Copy/move/rename/delete data sets and members
? Exercise 6: Data set lists
? Unit 4: Working with TSO/E
? Exercise 7: Using TSO/E commands

Day 3

? Review/wrap up
? Unit 5: Working with JCL
? Exercise 8: Submit a job
? Exercise 9: JCL exercises

Day 4

? Review/wrap up
? Unit 6: Working with UNIX System Services
? Exercise 10: Procedures
? Exercise 11: ISHELL and hierarchical file system

Training Location

Online Classroom
your office

your city, your province
your country