This course is designed to provide you with the skills required to install and customize IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) 2.1, and use the functions and features provided by z/OSMF.
IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) is a product for z/OS that will simplify, optimize, and modernize the z/OS system programmer experience.
z/OSMF delivers solutions in a task-oriented, web browser-based user interface with integrated user assistance.
In this course, we introduce z/OS Management Facility and its architecture; and describe the components that are necessary to run z/OSMF on z/OS.
In this course, you will also learn the installation and customization of z/OS Management Facility, and will customize several system components to exploit the following z/OSMF functions:
z/OSMF Software Management Manager
Classic (ISPF) Interface
Configuration Assistant for the z/OS Communications Server
System Status, Resource Monitoring
Describe the purpose and benefit of z/OS Management Facility
Describe the functions provided by z/OS Management Facility
Describe the technical overview of z/OSMF features and architecture
Describe the z/OSMF client and server operating environment
Describe the systems management tasks and updates with every release
Indicate list of publications and references
Describe ordering and installing the z/OSMF software (code)
Using ServerPac or SMP/E
Describe setup and configuration overall process:
Configure z/OS prerequisites for plug-ins
Explain any migration issues or concerns
Describe the details of each function, updated for each release ofz/OSMF
Understand the detailed examples of how to use the z/OSMF features
Describe the z/OSMF tasks (and release of z/OS and z/OSMF that was introduced)
Manage the z/OSMF Administration:
Adding users, defining roles, new SAF-based authorization
Customize Welcome screen, add Links
This intermediate IBM Course is intended for experienced system programmers and subsystem administrators responsible for installing and implementing z/OSMF in their enterprise.
The students must have basic knowledge of z/OS UNIX System Services (USS), and the skills normally required to install a z/OS product using SMP/E and batch jobs to update system data sets.
RACF knowledge is useful, as well as WebSphere 8.5 Liberty profile for z/OS.
You should have a good knowledge of z/OS at the level of a z/OS system programmer, acquired on the job or through the z/OS curriculum, including skills required to install and customize z/OS UNIX applications.
If the above prerequisites are not met, then the courses listed in the Curriculum are recommended.
Unit 1: z/OS Management Facility: Overview
Unit 2: z/OS Management Facility: Implementation and configuration
Exercise 1: z/OSMF planning and prerequisites
Exercise 1:z/OSMF planning and prerequisites (continued)
Exercise 2: z/OS Management Facility configuration and setup
Unit 3: z/OS Management Facility: Usage
Exercise 3: z/OS Management Facility post-configuration and administration
Unit 3: z/OS Management Facility: Usage (continued)