IBM Systems Power Systems IBM i Course

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In this classroom course, you will learn basic concepts and skills you need to be productive users on Power Systems with IBM i. With plenty of hands-on lab exercises, we show everything from signing onto the available user interfaces; green screen environment and IBM Navigator for i. You will learn how objects are managed on the system and how you display these objects. You will learn to use control language (CL) commands (fast path) and how to work with and manage messages on the system. Students will also learn how to the system manages work and how you manage your printouts. Lastly, students will also get a basic overview of security.


This course is intended for new users employed in a data processing environment who are new to Power Systems with IBM i.

Skills Gained

  • After completing this course, you should be able to:


There are no prerequisites for this course.



Unit 1 - Introduction and overview to IBM i

Unit 2 - Using the 5250 emulation interface

Exercise 1- Using the 5250 emulation interface

Unit 3 – Overview of IBM I Access Client Solutions

Exercise 2 – Overview of IBM i Access Client Solutions

Unit 4 - Using IBM Navigator for i

Exercise 3 - Using IBM Navigator for i

Unit 5 - Using the messages function on IBM i

Exercise 4 - Using the messages function with a display session

Exercise 5 - Using the messages function with IBM Navigator for i

Unit 6 - Using CL commands on IBM i

Exercise 6 - Using CL commands with a display session

Exercise 7 - Using CL commands with IBM Navigator for i

Unit 7 - Managing objects on IBM i

Exercise 8 - Object management on IBM i

Unit 8 - Managing your work on IBM i

Exercise 9 - Tracking jobs and printouts on IBM i

Unit 9 - IBM i security overview

Unit 10 - Additional education

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