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MVS Skill Pack for z/OS (TSO/ISPF & JCL) Virtual Classroom Live July 29, 2024

Price: $3,500

This course runs for a duration of 5 Days.

The class will run daily from 10:00 AM EST to 5:00 PM EST.

Class Location: Virtual LIVE Instructor Led - Virtual Live Classroom.

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This course is designed to help programmers, operations staff and managers new to the z/OS environment gain an understanding of MVS concepts, a working knowledge of TSO, ISPF and JCL. The lecture components and hands-on labs will give each student the opportunity to understand and use the basic facilities of an MVS environment.


This course is intended for programmers, operations staff, and managers new to the z/OS environment.

This course is also for those looking for a refresher on basic to intermediate JCL programming execution.

Course Overview

  • MVS operating system terminology
  • Introduction to DASD, Tape, and Systems Managed Storage
  • Intro to Catalogs, VTOCs, and Tape Labels
  • MVS Networking TCP/IP and SNA
  • JES2 vs JES3
  • MVS Security Overview
  • What is a Parallel Sysplex
  • What is UNIX System Services
  • Program Product Overview CICS, DB2, IMS, WebSphere MQ
  • Third-party Program Product Overview
  • TSO/ISPF introduction
  • ISPF hierarchy
  • ISPF commands
  • Using SDSF to view job output
  • Coding the JCL JOB and EXEC statements
  • Coding JCL DD statements
  • IF/THEN/ELSE/ENDIF JCL statements
  • JOBLIB, STEPLIB, and JCLLIB JCL statements
  • OUTPUT JCL statements
  • SET and INCLUDE members
  • Using cataloged and in-stream JCL procedures with symbolic overrides
  • Using the IBM SORT program



Other Available Dates for this Course

Virtual Classroom Live
November 18, 2024

5 Days    10:00 AM EST - 5:00 PM EST
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