z/VM In Depth

Course:  ZVMI
Duration:  2 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

This course provides an introduction to CMS under VM/ESA and z/VM. It also covers planning and administration of VM/ESA or z/VM.

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Topics Covered In This Course

CP and CMS Environment


Starting CMS (IPL CMS)

VM 3270 screen layout

Using CP and CMS Commands

Command synonyms

Online HELP system

CMS Virtual Machine configuration

CMS files, Minidisks and the Shared File System

CMS command structure

EXEC processing

REXX introduction (what it is)

CP Spooling System


ISPF/PDF (differences between z/OS and z/VM)

Tape processing

Program development

Disconnecting, reconnecting and logoff

Configuring the VM system

CP privilege classes

The user directory

System maintenance

Remote Spooling Communications Subsystem (RSCS)


Saved Segments

Log message files

What You Can Expect

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • CMS concepts
  • How to Manage your file system
  • The online help facility
  • How to use windowing commands and full-screen CMS
  • How to create and use simple execs in the CMS environment
  • System planning and administration
  • Dynamic I/O configuration planning
  • User planning and administration
  • Storage planning and administration
  • Saved Segment planning and administration
  • CMS planning and administration
Who Should Take This Course

Users, Operators and Systems Programmers who need to have a detailed general understanding of CMS facilities and a technical knowledge of I/O, Storage and general system administration.

Recommended Prerequisites

Verhoef's z/VM Overview class or an equivalent level of experience.

Training Style

Instructor lecture and hands-on workshops.

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Related Courses
Code Course Title Duration Level
z/OS Concepts
2 Days
z/VM Overview
2 Days

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Schedule For This Course
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