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/
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)
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.
The learning objectives are to get the required knowledge to attend the System Automation for z/OS operations or admin classes: Purpose and featuresMajor components Architecture and design of the System Operations componentPolicy-based automation and concepts Goal-driven automationDescribe the IBM System Automation for z/OS 4.1ArchitectureDescribe the components of the productDescribe the product�s automation capabilitiesDescribe policy-based and goal-driven automationDescribe the automation agent role and operationDescribe the automation manager role and operationExplain the key automation concepts Describe goal-driven automationExplain the automation statuses and their effect on automationDescribe automation policy for applicationsDescribe resource dependencies and relationshipsProvide an overview of application groupsExplain automation flags, threshold processing, and notify operatorsExplain threshold processing for major and minor resourcesList transient resource automationList MVS automationDescribe resource relationships detailsExplain the request processList and describe factors that can influence goal-driven automationList types and natures of application groups Explain behavior or attributes of application groupsDescribe architecture including implementation optionsExplain usage and operator interfaceDescribe automation policyCloud & Data PlatformIntegrationCloud Management MarketCloud Management PortfolioWorkload Automation