i Operations

Course:  IOPS
Duration:  3 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

This course is designed to develop your i (System i , i5, iSeries and AS/400) System Operations skills. There are extensive hands-on exercises. Both 5250 and iSeries Navigator are used on the course.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Introduction

 i  (System i  , i5, iSeries and AS/400)and i OS (OS/400)

  • Introduce the basics of the system architecture and system objects
  • Familiarization with some displays
  • Describe some of the basic terminology used with the system (objects, libraries etc.)

Interfaces

  • Introduce the various interfaces that may be used
    • System menus, displays and iSeries Navigator
  • Understand the working environment
    • Control Language
    • Object management
    • Library Management
    • Library Lists
    • Messages
  • Know where to go for HELP
    • On-line Help
    • Information Centre

Managing work on the system

  • Jobs
  • Job descriptions
  • Interactive work
  • Batch work
  • Subsystems
  • Scheduled jobs
  • Find that job
  • Job Commands

Printing

  • Output Queues, Writers, Devices
  • Printing commands
  • How print finds its way to the printer
  • How to find it if it gets lost
  • Print Writers

Security concepts

  • System Values
  • User profiles
    • Class and Special Authority
  • Group Profiles
  • Permission's (Object Authority)
    • Public Authority
  • Authorization Lists
  • Authority Checking
  • Spooled file security
  • Navigator
    • Application Administration

Device configuration

  • Controllers
  • Auto configure
  • System values
  • Local, LAN, Remote
  • Manual Configuration
  • Controlling and Monitoring Lines, Controllers and Devices
  • Hardware Resources
  • Service tools

Backup and recovery

  • Types of Failure
  • Recovery Options
  • Backup Media
  • Save
  • Restore
  • Complete System Save
  • Disaster Recovery

Starting and ending the system (IPL)

  • System Values
  • Manual, Normal and Automatic IPL
  • *CNTRLD, *IMMED and Emergency Power Down

Performance

  • Definitions
  • Observing Performance
    • Active Jobs
    • System Status
    • Disk Status

Problem Determination

  • Useful Commands
  • Working with jobs
  • Job Logs
  • History Log
  • Message Queues
What You Can Expect

Use system displays, menus, commands, iSeries Navigator and Help, control batch and print jobs and handle common problems.

Who Should Take This Course

Experienced IT professionals on another platform, or IT Graduates.

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Related Courses
Code Course Title Duration Level
IOPSA
i Advanced Operations
2 Days
II
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