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CICS V5.3 Systems Tailoring and Administration (WM816G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

This course is designed for administrators of CICS Transaction Server for z/OS.


  • Be familiar with CICS architecture and facilities, either through experience or by successfully completing course CICS V5.3 Fundamentals (WM806G)
  • Have a working knowledge of z/OS, JCL, and TSO/ISPF
  • Have a basic knowledge of z/OS Communications Server concepts
  • Have a basic knowledge of VSAM concepts and Access Method services

Course Content

This course teaches CICS system programmers how to install, tailor, and administer CICS Transaction Server (TS) for z/OS. You learn to construct, run, and administer a CICS system. You tailor the system by configuring CICS to run applications, defining transactions, programs, files, web services, and other resources that CICS applications need. You administer CICS by using CICS transactions and the CICS Explorer.

The course also provides a thorough introduction to security and recovery concepts that are needed to administer new or existing installations of CICS TS. Topics include resource management, storage management, system control, task management, measurement and problem determination tools, intercommunication services, CICSPlex SM, Cloud, Liberty, DevOps, IBM UrbanCode Deploy, DB2, IBM MQ, DBCTL, and more. You practice your new skills on a z/OS system that is configured specifically for this lab-intensive course.

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Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

  • Australia: 4,750.- AUD
Dates and Booking
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Asia Pacific
12/11/2018 - 16/11/2018 Melbourne Enroll
26/11/2018 - 30/11/2018 Paris Enroll
18/02/2019 - 22/02/2019 Paris Enroll
03/06/2019 - 07/06/2019 Paris Enroll
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 Paris Enroll
18/03/2019 - 22/03/2019 Zurich Enroll
20/05/2019 - 24/05/2019 Bern Enroll
10/06/2019 - 14/06/2019 Zurich Enroll
15/07/2019 - 19/07/2019 Bern Enroll