This introductory course looks at the evolution of UNIX on the mainframe and describes how it interacts with today’s z/OS system products. It provides an overview of the z/OS UNIX System Services major components and shows typical workload processing in this environment. Details of the various file systems that are supported under z/OS UNIX are explained along with scenarios on when they would be used.
Anyone requiring an understanding of z/OS UNIX System Services and its file systems.
Completion of the Interskill IBM (z/OS) – Introduction to the IBM Enterprise Environment course or equivalent knowledge.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the Major Components that Comprise z/OS UNIX System Services
- Identify the different z/OS UNIX file systems, and describe why they are used
- Describe the types of tasks that can be performed on z/OS UNIX directories and files.
Introduction to z/OS UNIX
UNIX History on the Mainframe
z/OS UNIX Capabilities
Benefits of Using z/OS UNIX
Users of z/OS UNIX
z/OS UNIX Interfaces
z/OS UNIX Components
Types of File Systems
Process Flow through the z/OS UNIX System
File System Concepts
File System Structures
Mounting File Systems
zFS, NFS, and DSFS
Interacting with Directories