A number of simulations are provided that the student can use to assess their skills and knowledge in relation to the entering of commands, and interpretation of output produced, when monitoring and managing VTAM.
Junior and senior operators responsible for monitoring z/OS system activity and resolving day-to-day z/OS system issues using console commands.
Completion of Interskill’s VTAM Commands course, or equivalent knowledge, and a solid understanding of the z/OS operating system.
After completing these simulations, the student should be able to enter VTAM commands and analyze responses in order to:
- Monitor VTAM activity
- Identify the status and attributes of VTAM-related resources
- Shutdown and Start-up VTAM
Sim 1 – Running a Trace on a Node
Sim 2 – Displaying Attributes of Major and Minor Nodes and the Users Logged onto them
Sim 3 – Displaying Storage Attributes and Buffer Use
Sim 4 – Displaying Terminal and TSO User Attributes
Sim 5 – Displaying Cluster Information
Sim 6 – Displaying Line and Channel Link Information
Sim 7 – Shutdown and Start-up of VTAM