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Comms – Monitoring and Controlling VTAM 2.5

Duration

3 hours

Overview

Description

This course covers aspects around using VTAM commands to monitor and control various VTAM resources. Initially introducing VTAM display commands to check network status, and to diagnose and solve network issues, and later introducing how to use action commands to control the VTAM network and resolve problems.

Audience

Systems programmers, network technical staff, and z/OS operators who will need to interact with VTAM on a regular basis.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of the Interskill Comms – IBM Mainframe Communications Concepts course, or equivalent knowledge.

Objectives

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

  • Enter VTAM Display Commands
  • Interpret Output Produced by VTAM Display Commands
  • Start and Stop VTAM
  • Activate and Deactivate VTAM Resources
  • Control VTAM by Using Other Commands

Course Content

Monitoring VTAM

VTAM Commands
Entering VTAM Commands
Displaying Logical and Physical Units
Dynamic Application Program
Job Name and TCP/IP Information
Domains
Major Nodes
Lines

Controlling VTAM

Starting VTAM
Initializing VTAM
Major Nodes Initialization
VTAM Start-Up Parameters
Stopping and Shutting Down VTAM
The HALT Command
Deactivating and Activating VTAM Resources
Changing VTAM Options
The MODIFY Command
Tracing Facilities

Comms – Monitoring and Controlling VTAM 2.5 Mastery Test