z/OS Management Facility Implementation and Use - Intermediate (ESB3G)

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
Before taking this course, 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.
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
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.
  • z/OS Management Facility: Overview
  • z/OS Management Facility: Implementation and configuration
  • z/OSMF planning and prerequisites
  • z/OSMF planning and prerequisites (continued)
  • z/OS Management Facility configuration and setup
  • z/OS Management Facility: Usage
  • z/OS Management Facility post-configuration and administration
  • z/OS Management Facility: Usage (continued)
  • z/OS Management Facility exploitation

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