Effective z/OS Problem Analysis Techniques

Course:  ZOSPAT
Duration:  3 Days
Level:  I
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Topics Covered In This Course

The Recovery and Termination Manager

Problem Symptom Recording

System Diagnostic Work Area and RTM2WA

Information Saved at Interrupt

STATUS FAILDATA command and SVCDUMP Analysis Techniques



Channel Sub-System, I/O flow and Problem Analysis

Multiprocessor environment


Virtual, Real and Auxiliary Storage managers

Standalone Dump Analysis Techniques

What You Can Expect

This class provides students with comprehensive practical knowledge in using the Interactive Problem Control System to gather rapidly pertinent problem analysis data. The class discusses the IPCS techniques needed to analyse both SVC dumps and Standalone dumps and communicate effectively with IBM and other vendors support staff. Extensive hands on exercises allow the student to understand the content and context of dumps and reinforce the formal methodology that is central to the class.

Who Should Take This Course

This course will be of interest to anyone involved with analysing and resolving problems with IBM (or third party) products in the z/OS, CICS, IMS, Network or related areas.

Recommended Prerequisites

No previous IPCS experience is required. Familiarity with the MVS operating system and the concepts of control blocks would be useful.

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