Fundamental System Skills in Z/OS (ES10G)


Who should attend

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.


You should complete:

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

Course Objectives

  • 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) via 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

Course Content

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.

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

  • Australia: 4,500.- AUD
  • Indonesia: US$ 3,000.-
  • Philippines: US$ 3,000.-
  • Thailand: US$ 3,000.-
  • South Korea: KRW 3,250,000.-
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Asia Pacific
15/06/2020 ― 19/06/2020 Hamburg Enroll
30/11/2020 ― 04/12/2020 Frankfurt Enroll
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