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IBM System Automation for z/OS 4.1 Architecture

CODE: SM917G

LENGTH: 2.5 days

PRICE: $2,400.00

Description

This course introduces and explains the System Automation for z/OS (SA z/OS) components, architecture, and concepts. Focus is on the System Operations component with Processor Operations as an optional topic. It is a prerequisite for attending the operations or admin classes.

This course does not include labs.

For information about other related courses, see the IBM Security Systemseducation training paths website:
ibm.com/training/

Objectives

The learning objectives are to get the required knowledge to attend the System Automation for z/OS operations or admin classes:
Purpose and features
Major components
Architecture and design of the System Operations component
Policy-based automation and concepts
Goal-driven automation

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Describe the IBM System Automation for z/OS 4.1 Architecture
Describe the components of the product
Describe the product’s automation capabilities
Describe policy-based and goal-driven automation
Describe the automation agent role and operation
Describe the automation manager role and operation
Explain the key automation concepts
Describe goal-driven automation
Explain the automation statuses and their effect on automation
Describe automation policy for applications
Describe resource dependencies and relationships
Provide an overview of application groups
Explain automation flags, threshold processing, and notify operators
Explain threshold processing for major and minor resources
List transient resource automation
List MVS automation
Describe resource relationships details
Explain the request process
List and describe factors that can influence goal-driven automation
List types and natures of application groups
Explain behavior or attributes of application groups
Describe architecture including implementation options
Explain usage and operator interface
Describe automation policy

Audience

This course is designed for users of IBM System Automation for z/OS, especially operators, administrators, and system programmers. It is the required prerequisite course of all other IBM System Automation for z/OS courses and should be attended first.

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have basic skills in z/OS and NetView. You should also complete these courses:

  • IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 6.1 Fundamentals (TZ203G)
  • IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 6.1 Automation (TZ213)

Programme

IBM System Automation for z/OS 4.1 architecture
Architecture and concepts
Details
Processor operations

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.

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