Arrow Electronics, Inc.

z/OS Management Facility Implementation and Use

CODE: ESB3G

LENGTH: 3 day(s)

PRICE: kr23 655,00

Description

This course is designed to provide you with the skills required to install and customize IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) 2.3, and use the functions and features provided by z/OSMF.

IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) is a product for z/OS that will simplify, optimize, and modernize the z/OS system programmer experience.

z/OSMF delivers solutions in a task-oriented, web browser-based user interface with integrated user assistance.

In this course, we introduce z/OS Management Facility and its architecture; and describe the components that are necessary to run z/OSMF on z/OS.

In this course, you will also learn the installation and customization of z/OS Management Facility, and will customize several system components to exploit the following z/OSMF functions:

  • z/OSMF Software Management Manager
  • Capacity Provisioning
  • Classic (ISPF) Interface
  • Incident Log
  • Configuration Assistant for the z/OS Communications Server
  • Workload Management
  • System Status, Resource Monitoring
  • Workflow

Objectives

  • Describe the purpose and benefit of z/OS Management Facility
  • Describe the functions provided by z/OS Management Facility
  • Describe the technical overview of z/OSMF features and architecture
  • Describe the z/OSMF client and server operating environment
  • Describe the systems management tasks and updates with every release
  • Indicate list of publications and references
  • Describe ordering and installing the z/OSMF software (code)
    • Using ServerPac or SMP/E
  • Describe setup and configuration overall process:
    • Configure z/OS prerequisites for plug-ins
    • Configure z/OSMF
  • Explain any migration issues or concerns
  • Describe the details of each function, updated for each release ofz/OSMF
  • Understand the detailed examples of how to use the z/OSMF features
  • Describe the z/OSMF tasks (and release of z/OS and z/OSMF that was introduced)
  • Manage the z/OSMF Administration:
    • Adding users, defining roles, new SAF-based authorization
    • Customize Welcome screen, add Links

Audience

This intermediate course is intended for experienced system programmers and subsystem administrators responsible for installing and implementing z/OSMF in their enterprise.

The students must have basic knowledge of z/OS UNIX System Services (USS), and the skills normally required to install a z/OS product using SMP/E and batch jobs to update system data sets.

RACF knowledge is useful, as well as WebSphere 8.5 Liberty profile for z/OS.

Prerequisites

You should have a good knowledge of z/OS at the level of a z/OS system programmer, acquired on the job or through the z/OS curriculum, including skills required to install and customize z/OS UNIX applications.

If the above prerequisites are not met, then the courses listed in the Curriculum are recommended.

Programme

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: z/OS Management Facility: Overview
  • Unit 2: z/OS Management Facility: Implementation and configuration
  • Exercise 1: z/OSMF planning and prerequisites

Day 2

  • Exercise 1:z/OSMF planning and prerequisites (continued)
  • Exercise 2: z/OS Management Facility configuration and setup
  • Unit 3: z/OS Management Facility: Usage
  • Exercise 3: z/OS Management Facility post-configuration and administration

Day 3

  • Unit 3: z/OS Management Facility: Usage (continued)
  • Exercise 4: z/OS Management Facility exploitation
  • Wrap-up

Further Information

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.  

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

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

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

Session Dates
Date
Location
Time Zone
Language
Type
Guaranteed
PRICE

30 jan 2023

Virtual Classroom (CET / UTC +1)

CET

English

Instructor Led Online

kr 23 655,00 kr 20 106,75

14 apr 2023

Virtual Classroom (CET / UTC +1)

CEDT

English

Instructor Led Online

kr 23 655,00 kr 20 106,75

31 jul 2023

Virtual Classroom (CET / UTC +1)

CEDT

English

Instructor Led Online

kr 23 655,00 kr 20 106,75

23 okt 2023

Virtual Classroom (CET / UTC +1)

CEDT

English

Instructor Led Online

kr 23 655,00 kr 20 106,75

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