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MainView – Overview of the MainView Environment


1 hour


This course introduces you to the architecture common to MainView products, discussing the function of several address spaces, and the Next Generation Logger. Following this, the MainView 3270 interface is examined, looking at its structure and commands that can be used to manipulate the screen content. Details describing how historical data is accessed is also provided.


Personnel responsible for maintaining and managing the operational environment of MainView products.


Successful completion of the Interskill MainView Overview of the MainView Environment course, or equivalent knowledge.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the Basic MainView Architecture Components
  • Navigate MainView through 3270 Emulation
  • Access Historical Data

Course Content

MainView Architecture Overview and 3270 Screen Functionality

Coordinating Address Space
Product Address Space
User Address Space
Next Generation Logger
Accessing MainView Using the 3270 Interface
Selecting Screens
Navigating the MainView Product
Windows Structure
Common MainView Commands
Online Help
Accessing Historical Data