IBM System Automation for z/OS 3.4 Implementation and Administration (SM936G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

This intermediate course is primarily intended for system administrators and system analysts who are responsible for defining the automation policy that is used by System Automation for z/OS.


You should have the following skills:

  • Basic ISPF use
  • Basic System Automation for z/OS concepts and operations
  • Some understanding of IBM Tivoli Monitoring architecture and OMEGAMON® monitors and exceptions
  • Basic z/OS operations and started task concepts
  • JCL coding and z/OS data set allocation

Course Content

In this course, you learn how to define automation policy for the IBM® Tivoli® System Automation for z/OS® components of system operations, including the Automation Manager and the Automation Agent. You learn, for example, how to create policy definitions for systems, Applications, Application Groups, and monitor resources. The SA z/OS Automation Manager and Automation Agent both run in a z/OS 1.11 system environment with Tivoli® NetView for z/OS V5R4. This training class is provided in a classroom environment with multiple opportunities for hands-on lab exercises. You define automation policy for several environments: single system and multiple system within a basic sysplex.

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,500.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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13/03/2017 - 17/03/2017 Frankfurt
03/07/2017 - 07/07/2017 Hamburg
28/08/2017 - 01/09/2017 Munich
23/10/2017 - 27/10/2017 Düsseldorf
18/12/2017 - 22/12/2017 Berlin
28/08/2017 - 01/09/2017 Vienna (iTLS)