Fundamental System Skills in z/OS

Kurscode ES10G
Kurssprache Deutsch
Unterlagen Englisch
Anbieter IBM
Preis 3500,00 Euro exkl. USt
Dauer 5 Tage
Kurstermine 12 Termine

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.


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 (ES050) ) and some general practical IS experience.


You should complete:

  • An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES050) or equivalent on-the-job training


Ort des Kurses Kursbeginn  
Virtual Classroom 03. Mai 2021 Buchen
Frankfurt 24. Mai 2021 Buchen
Virtual Classroom 07. Juni 2021 Buchen
Virtual Classroom 28. Juni 2021 Buchen
Virtual Classroom 02. August 2021 Buchen
Hamburg 23. August 2021 Buchen
Virtual Classroom 30. August 2021 Buchen
Virtual Classroom 04. Oktober 2021 Buchen
Stuttgart 25. Oktober 2021 Buchen
Virtual Classroom 08. November 2021 Buchen
Virtual Classroom 29. November 2021 Buchen
München 13. Dezember 2021 Buchen


Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: Review of the z/Architecture and z/OS
  • Unit 2: An introduction to ISPF, ISPF/PDF, and RACF
  • Exercise 1: System familiarization
  • Unit 3: Working with ISPF/PDF (Part 1)
  • Exercise 2: Allocate new data sets

Day 2

  • Review/wrap up
  • Unit 3: Working with ISPF/PDF (Part 2)
  • Exercise 3: ISPF editor primary commands
  • Exercise 4: ISPF editor line command
  • Exercise 5: Copy/move/rename/delete data sets and members
  • Exercise 6: Data set lists
  • Unit 4: Working with TSO/E
  • Exercise 7: Using TSO/E commands

Day 3

  • Review/wrap up
  • Unit 5: Working with JCL
  • Exercise 8: Submit a job
  • Exercise 9: JCL exercises
  • Exercise 10: Procedures (Part 1)

Day 4

  • Review/wrap up
  • Unit 6: Working with UNIX System Services
  • Exercise 10: Procedures (Part 2)
  • Exercise 11: ISHELL and hierarchical file system


  • 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

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