JES3 Operators Overview

Course:  JES3OP
Duration:  1 Day
Level:  I
Course Summary

The course will cover changes to JES3, new information about the JES3 operating subsystem and how JES3 works in a Multiple Access Spool (MAS) environment. JES3 in the Sysplex will be discussed.

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Topics Covered In This Course

JES3 FUNCTIONS

Single system image

  • Workload balancing
  • Availability
  • Control flexibility
  • Physical planning flexibility
  • JES3 WITHIN THE SYSPLEX ENVIRONMENT
  • Single processor environment
  • Multi processor environment
  • JES 3 spool for shared data storage
  • Processor communications
  • CONTROLLING JES3 DEVICES AND FUNCTIONS
  • Overview of devices
  • JES3 Input and Output Processing
  • JES3 support for operator console devices
  • JES3 command routing
  • JES3 message formatting and queuing
  • JES3 NETWORK CONTROL
  • Remote job processing in JES3 environment
  • BSC remote job processing
  • SNA remote job processing
  • Support for APPC
  • JES3 SPOOL FUNCTIONS
  • Types of startup
  • Spool utilization
  • Problem determination
  • JES3 COMMANDS FOR JOB CONTROL
  • Commands for obtaining and changing status
  • Resource management for operations
  • Starting and stopping devices
  • Placing devices on-line and offline
  • Workload management for operators
What You Can Expect

After taking this course the student should be able to:

  • Understanding JES3 functions.
  • Using JES3 within the scope of Sysplex
  • Using JES3 command to control components of the JES3 System
  • Using the proper format of JES3 commands to control components of the JES3 system.
  • Using JES3 commands to control remote stations and lines. (RJE)
  • Using the JES3 commands to control the SPOOL function
  • Using JES3 commands to control jobs in the JES3 environment
Who Should Take This Course

This course was designed for Operation, Scheduling, and Help Desk Personnel.

Recommended Prerequisites

The participant should have a basic understanding of JES3 Concepts.

Training Style

This class is taught by lecture.

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