UNIX Implementation and Use on z/OS

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Schedule:
Daytime
Run time:
3 days
Location type:
Open

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Prerequisites:

Delegates should be familiar with z/OS, TSO and JCL.

Course Description:

This course is based on z/OS Version 1 Release 7 and provides the participant with an overview of UNIX Services in a z/OS system. It concentrates on the non-UNIX facilities available in z/OS to perform UNIX type work.

At the end of the course the delegate will be able to perform the following activities:

  • Use TSO ISHELL to create and view UNIX files and directories, perform data transfer between z/OS data sets and UNIX files.
  • Use TSO commands to create and view UNIX files and directories, perform data transfer between z/OS data sets and UNIX files.
  • Use UNIX commands to create and view UNIX files and directo…

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Description

Prerequisites:

Delegates should be familiar with z/OS, TSO and JCL.

Course Description:

This course is based on z/OS Version 1 Release 7 and provides the participant with an overview of UNIX Services in a z/OS system. It concentrates on the non-UNIX facilities available in z/OS to perform UNIX type work.

At the end of the course the delegate will be able to perform the following activities:

  • Use TSO ISHELL to create and view UNIX files and directories, perform data transfer between z/OS data sets and UNIX files.
  • Use TSO commands to create and view UNIX files and directories, perform data transfer between z/OS data sets and UNIX files.
  • Use UNIX commands to create and view UNIX files and directories, perform data transfer between z/OS data sets and UNIX files.
  • Use JCL to perform batch functions running UNIX shell scripts. Set up UNIX Services on z/OS.
  • Monitor and control UNIX on z/OS.
  • Set up and maintain HFS and zFS file systems in both a single system and in a shared HFS within a SYSPLEX.
  • Set up and administer UNIX users.

This course includes the following modules:

UNIX Introduction

  • Historic Roots of UNIX
  • The UNIX Environment

What to do with UNIX on z/OS

  • Open systems application development
  • Integration of UNIX applications with legacy data
  • Lotus Domino
  • WebSphere

The UNIX Environment in z/OS

  • The Kernel Address Space
  • Accessing Data through HFS and zFS file systems
  • Other file systems (TFS, NFS and DFS)
  • Accessing the UNIX Environment
  • An Introduction to the z/OS Shell and shell commands

Using UNIX on z/OS

  • Using the ISHELL Command Interface
  • Creating and Manipulating HFS Files
  • Transferring data between HFS and z/OS data sets
  • The OMVS Command Interface
  • Telnet Access
  • Using JCL to run UNIX batch jobs, with BPXBATCH and BPXBATSL
  • Using TSO/UNIX Commands

UNIX Monitor and Control

  • Displaying and changing OMVS setup
  • Displaying and terminating OMVS work/users etc
  • Closing down UNIX services

Implementation Overview

  • General planning issues
  • The BPXPRMxx parmlib member
  • Reviewing other parmlib specifications for UNIX Services
  • RACF setup for the UNIX environment
  • Setting up the /etc directory
  • Basic Setup of TCP/IP

HFS and zFS Maintenance

  • Creating, mounting etc. HFS and zFS File Systems
  • Using the zfsadm utility
  • Defining file systems in BPXPRMxx
  • Setup philosophy for HFS
  • within a single system setup, and
  • within a SYSPLEX using shared HFS

Setting up AUTOMOUNT, and TFS

Backup Options for UNIX

Setting up UNIX Users

  • The OMVS segment
  • AutoGID and AutoUID
  • Devolved superuser authority
  • Setting up the home directory
  • User shell customisation

UNIX Maintenance under z/OS

  • UNIX within the overall maintenance strategy
  • SMP/E and UNIX
  • Applying service to UNIX
  • Dynamically changing the UNIX code for testing

UNIX and Performance

  • General performance issues
  • UNIX and the workload manager
  • Shared address spaces
  • File system performance
  • Putting UNIX programs in the LPA

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