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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: C

Duration 4.5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,300.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

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

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


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Germany
19/11/2018 - 23/11/2018 Münster
07/01/2019 - 11/01/2019 Frankfurt
25/02/2019 - 01/03/2019 Düsseldorf
22/04/2019 - 26/04/2019 Stuttgart
24/06/2019 - 28/06/2019 Berlin
05/08/2019 - 09/08/2019 Munich
16/09/2019 - 20/09/2019 Hamburg
04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 Münster
International guaranteed dates
22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018 Paris
Switzerland
19/11/2018 - 23/11/2018 Zurich
21/01/2019 - 25/01/2019 Zurich
Europe
France
22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018 Paris guaranteed date!
Latin America
Argentina
03/12/2018 - 07/12/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Buenos_Aires Course language: Spanish
Brazil
29/10/2018 - 02/11/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese
Chile
26/11/2018 - 30/11/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Santiago Course language: Spanish
Mexico
29/10/2018 - 02/11/2018 Online Training Time zone: America/Mexico_City Course language: Spanish
Asia Pacific
Australia
12/11/2018 - 16/11/2018 Sydney
 

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