Hardware Management Console (HMC) for Operational Personnel

Course:  HMC
Duration:  2 Days
Level:  I
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Topics Covered In This Course

Introducing HMC

  • Starting the Hardware Management Console
  • Selecting Objects
  • Opening an Objects
  • Performing a Task
  • Monitoring Your Hardware
  • Unacceptable status
  • About Activation Profiles

Views and Work Areas

  • Groups
  • System-Defined groups
  • CPC Images
  • Executions
  • Active Tasks
  • Console Action
  • Status Colours and/or Patterns
  • Backup Critical Console Data
  • Enable Hardware Management Console Services
  • Install Internal Code Changes/Activate
  • Domain Security
  • Tasks
  • Grouping
  • CPC Recovery Tasks
  • Service Tasks
  • Reports a Problem
  • Engineering Changes (EC)
  • CPC Remote Customization Tasks
  • Transmit Vital Products Data

Using Tasks

  • Describe 68 tasks to be used on the HMC

Remote Console Operations

  • Security
  • The Remote Console Components
  • Shutdown HMC
  • Turning off the HMC

Message and State Monitor Facilities

  • Message and State Monitor
  • Disclaimer
  • Process Description
  • Site Alert Client Filters
  • Site Alert Client Predefined 'Conditions'
  • How to setup a filter as an existing 'condition'
  • How to setup a filter as an existing 'keys', but creating a new 'condition'
  • Example of adding a new key
  • Example to add a new condition

Hardware reports

  • State Changed Events
  • Operating System Message
  • Setup/Customisation
  • Problem Investigation
  • Enabling a 'Conditions' in Site Alert Client
  • Site Alert Client Database Inconsistencies
  • Hardware Management Console File Management

Appendix A.

  • Task Matrixes for the Hardware Management Console
  • Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
What You Can Expect

This course will help users of zSeries to understand how to use Hardware Management Console (HMC). It will cover terminology, views and problems determination. The student will have a better understanding on how to operate and manage HMC.

After taking this course the student should have:

  • An understanding on how to use the HMC.
  • Knowledge of HMC terminology.
  • Knowledge of use of different panels.
  • Ability to manage the HMC with the use of a mouse.
  • Knowledge of problem determination.
  • Ability to access and use tasks.
  • Work with Message and State Monitoring Facilities.
  • Knowledge on how to shutdown the HMC.
Who Should Take This Course

This course was designed for individuals who work with a Hardware Management Console (HMC).

Recommended Prerequisites

The participant should have a basic understanding of the OS/390 or z/OS operating systems.

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