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Fundamental System Skills in z/OS - eLearning

This course is designed to teach you the fundamental practical skills to navigate and work in a z/OS environment. This includes the use of ISPF/PDF dialogs, TSO/E commands, JCL, UNIX System Services shell, and BookManager. The content is self-paced. The lab environment is a live lab environment, offering direct access to a IBM Z server.

This course is designed to teach you the fundamental practical skills to navigate and work in a z/OS environment.
Review the main concepts of z/OS
Log on to TSO and start ISPF/PDF
Navigate through ISPF/PDF dialogs and use the basic ISPF/PDF functions and the ISPF Editor
Use ISPF/PDF to allocate data sets and edit data sets (including hierarchical file system (HFS) files) using the ISPF Editor primary and line commands
Use ISPF to create and manipulate (copy, rename, delete, list, sort, and merge) data sets
Identify security considerations for Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS) data sets and HFS files
Describe and use TSO/E commands
Perform simple modifications to existing ISPF/PDF panels
Invoke a REXX exec and TSO CLIST
Tailor existing JCL and submit batch jobs
Review job status and job output using SDSF
Invoke UNIX processes
Manipulate HFS directories and file systems using the UNIX System
Services ISHELL

This basic course is for IT personnel with a theoretical background of z/OS (for example, as taught in An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES05G)  and some general practical IT experience.

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