Code
TM393RO
Duration
2 days
Tags
Online Offline

DescriptionWhat we offer

This course teaches how to use IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS ISPF panels to monitor, and manage IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS controlled batch work in z/OS environments. Through instructor-led lectures and hands-on exercises, you will be taught of the skills required to monitor and manage work in the current plan. Along with panel navigation, some of the skills taught include browsing the current plan, customizing ready and error list layouts, and modifying the current plan to add new occurrences, change operations, or correct and restart failed operations.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

  • Describe the basic TWS for z/OS job scheduling components
  • Tailor your TWS for z/OS user ISPF dialog profile
  • Use the TWS for z/OS ISPF dialog to query the status of work in progress
  • Define Workstation Ready List Layouts
  • Use Workstation Ready Lists to:
    • Specify overrides
    • Edit JCL for jobs in the current plan
    • Change the status of operations in the current plan.
  • Correct and restart failed operations at Job level and step level
  • Rerun completed operations Job level and step level
  • Replace existing JCL or scripts for jobs in the current plan
  • Add and delete dependencies for operations in the current plan
  • Change operation workstations in the current plan
  • Suppress or enable the execution of selected jobs in the current plan
  • Modify job-run and job-start options for operations in the current plan
  • Modify data set cleanup action lists for restarted jobs
  • Add unscheduled (adhoc / onrequest) work to the current plan

TopicsThe best for you

  • Unit 1: Introduction
  • Unit 2: TWS for z/OS commands and user options
    • Lab 1: Tailoring Your IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS User Profile
  • Unit 3: Monitoring the IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS current plan
    • Lab 2: Browsing the current plan
  • Unit 4: Workstation Communication
    • Lab 3: Create workstation ready lists
    • Lab 4: Error Handling and Simple Job Restarts
  • Unit 5: Modifying the Current Plan
    • Lab 5: Modify the Current Plan
  • Unit 6: Restart and Cleanup
    • Lab 6: Restart and Cleanup
  • Unit 7: Using the IBM Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console
    • Lab 7: Using the IBM Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

You should have:

  • Basic z/OS operator skills

AudienceWho should attend

This is a basic course for system operators and production control staff who monitor and restart batch jobs in a Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS environment.