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Advanced System Operator Workshop for IBM i

  • Tuition USD $2,850 GSA  $1,914.11
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4749 Ratings
  • Course Code AS27G
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual
AS27G - Advanced System Operator Workshop for IBM i

Course Eligible for IBM Digital Badge

This course is designed to enhance the skills of an IBM i System Operator. This course explains the concept of how LPAR works and discusses the functions provided by the HMC. We will discuss the IBM i Access Family of products in general and Access Client Solutions, specifically. We will discuss the different types of security that you can implement in order to control who has access to your data and what they can do with that data if they are allowed to access. We will discuss security control via system values, user and group profiles, authorization lists, and adopted authority. This course will help you develop additional skills in the areas of work management and how to create a basic CL program. In the area of CL programming, we discuss concepts of programming, then how to create a basic CL program using the traditional application development tools PDM and SEU. Then, you will learn how to use the GUI tools in RDP (RSE and LPEX). You will also learn the steps to create a menu using SDA. You will learn some tips that you can use to help improve your IBM i operations. We will also discuss how you can use Management Central as a tool to manage a single system or a network of TCP/IP connected Power Systems with IBM i.

Skills Gained

  • Explain the concept of how LPAR works
  • Explain the functions served by the HMC
  • Explain how user versus resource security are implemented
  • Explain the difference between group profiles and authorization lists
  • Describe how adopted authority works
  • Describe how work is managed on the system and the concepts of the performance tuning process on the system
  • Explain how Management Central can be used to manage a single system or a network of System i servers
  • Perform the steps to create a basic CL program using both the traditional (PDM and SEU) and the newer GUI (RSE and LPEX) application development tools
  • Perform the steps to create a menu using SDA
  • Provide some tips on how you can improve your operations

Who Can Benefit

This advanced course is designed for those individuals who are responsible for operating and managing the operation of an IBM i system.

Prerequisites

You should be able to:

  • Perform basic system operations such as starting and stopping the system; sending and receiving messages; saving and restoring objects, libraries, and user profiles; and executing CL commands
  • Describe an interactive job and a batch job
  • Use help facilities
  • Describe basic security concepts
  • Monitor devices
  • Initiate problem determination

Course Details

Course Outline

  • LPAR concepts and overview
  • Console options and HMC overview
  • IASP concepts and overview
  • Security concepts and overview
  • System values
  • User security (user and group profiles)
  • Resource security
  • Authorization lists and adopted authority
  • Management Central overview
  • Commands and tasks using Management Central
  • Inventory using Management Central
  • System values using Management Central
  • Other Management Central functions
  • Work management: Concepts and overview
  • Work management: Subsystem concepts and overview
  • Work management: Job processing concepts and interactive jobs
  • Work management: Job processing concepts of other job types
  • Work management: Submitting and tracking of batch jobs
  • Programming concepts
  • CL programming concepts
  • Using PDM and SEU to create a CL program
  • Starting and setting up RSE
  • Creating a CL program using RSE and LPEX Editor
  • Creating a menu using SDA
  • Tips for improved operation

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

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Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

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We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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It is very good and very simple instructions. almost to much hand holding.

vary good online learning. instructor is vary good the way he explained every thing.

Very interactive and in-depth course that really got me ready for the industry

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Fantastic and great training. Tons of hands-on labs to really make you understand the material being thought.

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