Introduction to Control-M & Control-M/Restart

This course is designed to give the student a basic knowledge of Control-M, an automated batch scheduling system, and Control-M/Restart*, an automated job restart facility for distributed and mainframe platforms. The student will learn how to define job schedules, monitor job activity, perform reruns and restarts, and how to use the powerful facilities provided by the user interface. (*Control-M/Restart was formerly called Control-R)
Before taking this course, students should have a basic knowledge of MVS JCL and TSO/ISPF.
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for anyone involved in implementing, maintaining, or using Control-M and Control-M/Restart.
Control-M, Control-M/Restart, and IOA Overview
  • The Online Facility
  • Conditions and Resources
  • The IOA Calendar Facility
  • Job Scheduling Definition
  • Job Ordering and Monitoring
These topics are documented, but the depth of presentation depends on the time available after the required topics have been thoroughly covered and all questions answered.
  • Optional Advanced Topics
  • The Auto-Edit Facility
  • IOA & Control-M Utilities
  • KeyStroke Report Language (KSL)

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