Advanced SMP/E and SYSMOD Packaging

Course:  ASMPE
Duration:  3 Days [note]
Level:  II
Course Summary


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Topics Covered In This Course

Introduction to z/OS Product Processes

Assessing Packaging requirements and considerations

Contents of the Product Package

SYSMOD types and relationships

Fundamental Packaging considerations

Naming conventions

Elements and Load modules

Using MCS to manipulate Elements and Load Modules

Using MCS to define USERMODS

Using MCS to define FUNCTIONS


Packaging for special situations

National Language Support

What You Can Expect

This course provides students with a comprehensive grounding in the philosophy, capabilities, structure, commands and interactions within the SMP/E environment. The class will focus on constructing and packaging your own SYSMODS starting with constructing USERMODS for vendor supplied FUNCTIONS and concluding with how to package as FUNCTION type SYSMODS products in non-SMP/E format.

Wherever possible the instructor will relate the class to the client's SMP/E environment. In particular the labs can be based around the clients own USERMODS and non-SMP/E packaged products.

Who Should Take This Course

This course consolidates the delegates knowledge of installing and maintaining, using SMP/E, Program Products provided by IBM and other third party vendors by delving under the covers of SMP/E and provides a detailed practical insight into constructing and packaging your own SYSMODS.

Recommended Prerequisites

The delegate should be reasonably familiar with SMP/E to the level taught in the complimentary class SMP/E MAINTENANCE.

Training Style


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