SMP/E for z/OS Workshop (ES26G)

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Who should attend

This basic course is for system programmers with no prior SMP experience who plan to use SMP/E for system and subsystem maintenance and installation.

Prerequisites

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Use basic JCL statements
  • Describe the use of the following z/OS utility programs: assembler, linkage editor, IEBCOPY, IEBUPDTE, and AMASPZAP
  • Identify the access method services commands and parameters used in creating a VSAM KSDS
  • Use ISPF/PDF panels

This knowledge and these skills can be acquired on the job or by completing one or more of the following education offerings:

  • Fundamental Practical System Skills in z/OS , (ES10) (ES10A)
  • z/OS VSAM and Access Method Services, (SS83) (H3840)

The students new to z/OS could benefit from attending z/OS Facilities (ES15) (ES150) for additional basic z/OS knowledge.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to provide the SMP/E skills needed in the installation and maintenance of optional features and maintenance in the z/OS operating environment. You are taught to define the SMP/E database and invoke SMP/E to add, modify, or replace system elements. The course includes extensive hands-on labs using a current level of SMP/E.

You will get practical experience in the SMP/E tasks involved in installing a z/OS product. Emphasis is on interpreting results of SMP/E processing. SMP/E concepts examined in this course include modification control statements, the consolidated software inventory, zone structure, and error analysis. SMP/E commands such as RECEIVE, APPLY, ACCEPT, RESTORE, REPORT, and LIST are discussed.

You will also learn how to perform automated SMP/E delivery of z/OS and product maintenance over the Internet with an automated SMP/E process that downloads and installs IBM preventive and corrective service over the Internet.

Course Content

This course is designed to provide the SMP/E skills needed in the installation and maintenance of optional features and maintenance in the z/OS operating environment. You are taught to define the SMP/E database and invoke SMP/E to add, modify, or replace system elements. The course includes extensive hands-on labs using a current level of SMP/E.

You will get practical experience in the SMP/E tasks involved in installing a z/OS product. Emphasis is on interpreting results of SMP/E processing. SMP/E concepts examined in this course include modification control statements, the consolidated software inventory, zone structure, and error analysis. SMP/E commands such as RECEIVE, APPLY, ACCEPT, RESTORE, REPORT, and LIST are discussed.

You will also learn how to perform automated SMP/E delivery of z/OS and product maintenance over the Internet with an automated SMP/E process that downloads and installs IBM preventive and corrective service over the Internet.

Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 4.5 days

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Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 4.5 days

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Slovenia

Currently there are no local training dates scheduled.  For enquiries please write to info@fastlane.si.

Europe
Germany
19/03/2018 - 23/03/2018 Hamburg Enroll
14/05/2018 - 18/05/2018 Düsseldorf Enroll
25/06/2018 - 29/06/2018 Munich Enroll
13/08/2018 - 17/08/2018 Berlin Enroll
08/10/2018 - 12/10/2018 Stuttgart Enroll
19/11/2018 - 23/11/2018 Münster Enroll
France
14/05/2018 - 18/05/2018 Paris Enroll
08/10/2018 - 12/10/2018 Paris Enroll
Switzerland
08/10/2018 - 12/10/2018 Zurich Enroll
Latin America
Argentina
03/12/2018 - 07/12/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Buenos_Aires Course language: Spanish Enroll
Brazil
04/06/2018 - 08/06/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese Enroll
29/10/2018 - 02/11/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese Enroll
Chile
26/11/2018 - 30/11/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Santiago Course language: Spanish Enroll
Colombia
24/09/2018 - 28/09/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Bogota Course language: Spanish Enroll
Mexico
04/06/2018 - 08/06/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Mexico_City Course language: Spanish Enroll
29/10/2018 - 02/11/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Mexico_City Course language: Spanish Enroll
Peru
24/09/2018 - 28/09/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Lima Course language: Spanish Enroll
Asia Pacific
Australia
07/05/2018 - 10/05/2018 Sydney Enroll
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