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System Operator for IBM i

  • Tuition USD $3,600 GSA  $2,826.20
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 508 Ratings
  • Course Code AS24G
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

Course Eligible for IBM Digital Badge

This introductory course enables a new system operator to develop basic to intermediate level skills needed for day-to-day operations of the Power System with IBM i. Focus is given to using the GUI (IBM i Access Client Solutions and IBM Navigator for i) as well as 5250 emulation sessions to perform tasks including job control, monitoring, sending messages, managing systems devices, and more. Hands-on exercises reinforce the lecture topics and prepare the student to successfully operate a Power System with IBM i.

Skills Gained

  • Use the online help and references
  • Send, display, and reply to messages
  • Monitor and control jobs, devices, and job and output queues
  • Start and stop the system
  • Create and change user profiles
  • Use authorization lists and group profiles
  • Manage system configuration  --> this could be the replacement for Manage system devices, user display stations, and printers
  • Save and restore objects, libraries, and the system
  • Monitor job and history logs
  • Diagnose a system problem
  • Order, receive, and apply PTFs
  • Perform all of these functions using a 5250 emulation session as well as IBM i Access Client Solutions and IBM Navigator for i

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for the person who has responsibility for daily system operations.

It is not intended for technical audiences who are seeking an in-depth look at how the Power System with IBM i works. This audience should instead attend the IBM i Technical Introduction (OL4AG).

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Details

Course Outline

Day 1

 Unit 1: Power Systems and IBM i concepts and overview
 Unit 2: Reference material and support
 Unit 3: Overview of IBM i Access Client Solutions
 Exercise 1: Using the keyboard and system displays
 Unit 4: Overview of 5250 emulation and help
 Exercise 2: Overview of IBM i Access Client Solutions
 Unit 5: Overview of IBM Navigator for i
 Exercise 3: Overview of IBM Navigator for i
 Unit 6: Messaging concepts
 Unit 7: Messaging with 5250 emulation
 Exercise 4: Messages with 5250 emulation
 Unit 8: Messaging with IBM Navigator for i
 Exercise 5: Messaging with IBM Navigator for i
 Unit 9: CL command concepts
 Unit 10: CL commands with 5250 emulation
 Unit 11: Concepts: Object, library, and the IFS

Day 2

Unit 12: Object management with 5250 emulation
Exercise 6: Object management with 5250 emulation
Unit 13: Object management with IBM Navigator for i
Exercise 7: Object management with IBM Navigator for i
Unit 14: Introduction to work management
Unit 15: Work management with 5250 emulation
Exercise 8: Work management with 5250 emulation
Exercise 9: Work management with IBM Navigator for i (Optional)
Unit 16: Job control with 5250 emulation
Exercise 10: Job control with 5250 emulation
Unit 17: Job control with IBM Navigator for i
Exercise 11: Job control with IBM Navigator for i (Optional)
Unit 18: Print concepts
Unit 19: Print control with 5250 emulation
Exercise 12: Print control with 5250 emulation
Unit 20: IBM i Access Client Solutions printer output
Exercise 13: Print with IBM i Access Client Solutions
Unit 21: Print control with IBM Navigator for i
Exercise 14: Print control with IBM Navigator for i (Optional)

Day 3

Exercise 15 Creating your own subsystem description
Exercise 16 Special work management functions
Unit 22: Starting and stopping the system
Exercise 17: System values with 5250 emulation
Exercise 18: System values with IBM Navigator for i (Optional)
Unit 23: System security concepts
Unit 24: System security with 5250 emulation
Exercise 19: System security with 5250 emulation
Unit 25: System security with IBM Navigator for i
Exercise 20: System security with IBM Navigator for i (Optional)
Unit 26: System configuration overview
Unit 27: Configuration with 5250 emulation
Exercise 21: Managing your system configuration
Unit 28: Configuration with IBM Navigator for i
Unit 29: Control language programming
Exercise 22: Write a basic CL program

Day 4

Unit 30: IBM DB2 for i introduction
Unit 31: Save concepts
Unit 32: Save with 5250 emulation
Exercise 23: Save with 5250 emulation
Unit 33: Save with IBM Navigator for i
Unit 34: Restore concepts and overview
Exercise 24: Restore with 5250 emulation
Unit 35: Problem determination with 5250 emulation
Exercise 25: Problem determination
Unit 36: Overview of the PTF process
Unit 37: PTFs with 5250 emulation
Unit 38: Storage management
Unit 39: Introduction to system tuning
Unit 40: Class summary

 

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