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Managing the z/VM Environment

Managing the z/VM Environment

This badge holder can explain the purpose of the z/VM operating system, its components, and how it is used by organizations. The individual can display, monitor, and manipulate the z/VM system and resources, manage guest operating systems, and perform high level backup, recovery and system performance tasks. The earner can identify the tools and methods used for problem resolution, identify and resolve general user and DASD problems, and identify tools used for z/VM backup and recovery.

Earning Criteria

  • z/VM Concepts, System Initialization, and Shutdown
  • Monitoring and Controlling z/VM Operations
  • Managing Guest Operating Systems
  • Identifying and Resolving z/VM Problems

Total estimated hours: 22

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