BMC AMI Ops Automation for z/OS Advanced Techniques

Training Summary
This course teaches the student how to create, implement and maintain rules-based automation applications. The student will also learn how to use AutoOPERATOR(TM) online facilities to monitor and manage resources for one or more MVS systems.
The attendee must be familiar with the MVS system to the extent of being able to enter MVS commands and use ISPF applications.
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
Individuals who develop and implement AutoOPERATOR automation.
Course Topics
  • Describe the MainView(TM) architecture
  • Navigate through and use the various AutoOPERATOR and MainView online facilities
  • Use the Operator Control Displays to monitor and manage system resources on one or more MVS systems
  • Create and maintain simple and complex automation rules
  • Create and manage operator alerts
  • Set up the Continuous State Manager(TM) to manage started tasks
  • Place started tasks into and out of CSM control
  • Use AutoRule to automatically create common rules
  • Install and implement field-developed solutions
  • Update AutoOPERATOR controls to change the way it manages automation routines
  • Set up security for MainView and AutoOPERATOR
  • Customize AutoOPERATOR to maximize its performance and minimize its resource usage
  • Rule writing
  • Introduction to REXX
  • Running REXX in Auto-Operator
  • Testing an AO REXX EXEC
  • Working with Auto-Operator variables
  • Imfexec commands
  • Cross system automation

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