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Network Communications – Experienced 2.4

Network Communications – Experienced 2.4

This badge earner can explain the use of the SNA and TCP/IP communication protocols, and issue VTAM and TCP/IP commands used to monitor and manage network communications in a z/OS environment. The individual can start, stop and restart network communications given scenarios where there are problems.

Earning Criteria

  • Interskill eLearning Course: Comms – IBM Mainframe Communications Concepts 2.4
  • Interskill eLearning Course: Comms – VTAM Commands 2.4
  • Interskill eLearning Course: Comms – Mainframe TCP/IP Commands 2.4
  • Interskill eLearning Course: Comms – VTAM Command Simulations 2.4
  • Interskill eLearning Assessment: Comms – Mainframe Network Communications Assessment

Total estimated hours: 18

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