Training offering

iTLS Australia

z/OS Management Facility Implementation and Use

Information

Length: 24.0 Hours
Course code: ESB1G
Delivery method: Classroom
Price: 2850 AUD
This training is available on request.
Please contact us by phone or email at :
+ 61 (3) 853944858
info@flanegroup.com.au

Overview

This course is designed to provide you with the skills required to install and customize z/OSMF (Management Facility), and use the functions and features provided by z/OSMF v1.0.

IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) is a new 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 will introduce z/OS Management Facility and its architecture, 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:

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

Public

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

You 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 for z/OS.

Prerequisits

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.

Objective

  • Describe the purpose and benefit of z/OS Management Facility
  • Describe the functions provided 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)
    • Via ServerPac or SMP/E
  • Perform installation and configuration of WebSphere Application Server OEM Edition
  • Describe setup and configuration overall process:
    • Configure WebSphere Application Server OEM Edition
    • 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 of z/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

Topics

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF): Overview
  • Unit 2: z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF): Implementation and configuration
  • Exercise 1 (1/2):WebSphere Application Server OEM Edition configuration and setup

Day 2

  • Exercise 1 (2/2):WebSphere Application Server OEM Edition configuration and setup
  • Exercise 2: z/OS Management Facility configuration and setup
  • Unit 3: z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF): Usage

Day 3

  • Exercise 3: z/OS Management Facility post-configuration and administration
  • Exercise 4: z/OS Management Facility exploitation
  • Wrap-up