Code
ESB10RO
Duration
3 days
Tags
Online Offline

DescriptionWhat we offer

This course is designed to provide you with the skills required to install and customize z/OSMF (Management Facility), and use the functions and features provided by z/OSMF.

IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) is a new 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 will introduce z/OS Management Facility and its architecture, 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:

  • Deployment Manager
  • Capacity Provisioning
  • Classic (ISPF) Interface
  • Incident Log
  • Configuration Assistant for the z/OS Communications Server
  • Workload Management
  • System Status, Resource Monitoring

ObjectivesWhat you learn

  • Describe the purpose and benefit of z/OS Management Facility
  • Describe the functions provided z/OS Management Facility
  • Describe the technical overview of z/OSMF features and architecture
  • Describe the z/OSMF client and server operating environment
  • Describe the systems management tasks and updates with every release
  • Indicate list of publications and references
  • Describe ordering and installing the z/OSMF software (code)
    • Via ServerPac or SMP/E
  • Perform installation and configuration of WebSphere Application Server OEM Edition
  • Describe setup and configuration overall process:
    • Configure WebSphere Application Server OEM Edition
    • Configure z/OS prerequisites for plug-ins
    • Configure z/OSMF
  • Explain any migration issues or concerns
  • Describe the details of each function, updated for each release of z/OSMF
  • Understand the detailed examples of how to use the z/OSMF features
  • Describe the z/OSMF tasks (and release of z/OS and z/OSMF that was introduced)
  • Manage the z/OSMF administration:
    • Adding users, defining roles, new SAF-based authorization
    • Customize Welcome screen, add links

TopicsThe best for you

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF): Overview
  • Unit 2: z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF): Implementation and configuration
  • Exercise 1 (1/2):WebSphere Application Server OEM Edition configuration and setup

Day 2

  • Exercise 1 (2/2):WebSphere Application Server OEM Edition configuration and setup
  • Exercise 2: z/OS Management Facility configuration and setup
  • Unit 3: z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF): Usage

Day 3

  • Exercise 3: z/OS Management Facility post-configuration and administration
  • Exercise 4: z/OS Management Facility exploitation
  • Wrap-up

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

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.

If the above prerequisites are not met, then the courses listed in the Curriculum are recommended.

AudienceWho should attend

This basic course is for experienced system programmers and subsystem administrators responsible for installing and implementing z/OSMF in their enterprise.

You 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 for z/OS.