Introduction to IBM i for New Users

Introduction to IBM i for New Users Course Description

Duration: 1.00 days (8 hours)

In this classroom course, you will learn basic concepts and skills you need to be productive users on Power Systems with IBM i. We show everything from signing onto the available user interfaces; green screen environment and IBM Navigator for i. You will learn how objects are managed on the system and how you display these objects. You will learn to use control language (CL) commands (fast path) and how to work with and manage messages on the system. We will also address how to the system manages work and how you manage your printouts. We will also provide a basic overview of security.

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Intended Audience for this Introduction to IBM i for New Users Course

  • » This basic course is intended for new end users employed in a data processing environment who are new to Power Systems with IBM i.

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Introduction to IBM i for New Users Course Objectives

  • » Explain the functions supported by IBM i operating systems
  • » Explain Power System with IBM i models and generations
  • » Explain which applications are supported
  • » Sign on and off the system from a display station and IBM Navigator for i
  • » Use the display station keyboard
  • » Use the online help that is available
  • » Use the different interfaces available for IBM i
  • » Understand how objects are managed
  • » Enter control language (CL) commands
  • » Send and receive messages and work with message queues
  • » Manage work and output
  • » Explain basic security

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Introduction to IBM i for New Users Course Outline

      1. Welcome
      2. Introduction and overview to IBM i
      3. Using 5250 emulation interface
        1. Using 5250 emulation interface
      4. Using IBM Navigator for i
        1. Using IBM Navigator for i
      5. Using the messages function on IBM i
        1. Using the messages function on IBM i
      6. Using CL commands on IBM i
        1. Using CL commands on IBM i
      7. Managing objects on IBM i
        1. Object management on IBM i
      8. Managing your work on IBM i
        1. Tracking jobs and printouts on IBM i
      9. IBM i security overview
      10. Additional education

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  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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