This course looks primarily at the Hardware Management Console (HMC) and provides an overview of the functionality and features of this product. It also discusses common HMC tasks and the authorization required to perform them.
This course is aimed at Operators, System Programmers, or System Administrators that use the HMC to monitor, control, and configure mainframe enterprise system hardware.
Successful completion of the ‘Introduction to the IBM Z Systems’ course, or similar knowledge.
After completing this course the student will be able to:
- Describe the Importance of the HMC and How It Can Be Configured in an IBM Z environment
- List the major tasks that can be performed by the Hardware Management Console (HMC)
Introduction to the Hardware Management Console
Function of the Hardware Management Console (HMC)
Hardware Management Appliance (HMA)
HMC mobile app
Logging onto the HMC
Viewing messages and exceptions
Monitoring system status
Common HMC tasks