z OS Management Facility Implementation and Use ESB3G

Duration: 
3 days
Codes: 
ESB3G

Overview

This course is designed to provide you with the skills required to install and customize IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) 2.1, 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

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.

Skills Gained

  • 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

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.

Course Outline

  • 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

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