DFSMShsm Implementation

DFSMShsm Implementation Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course prepares you to implement and manage DFSMShsm (DFSMS hierarchical storage manager). You will learn how to automate the storage management tasks, which optimize DASD space utilization and provide data availability. You will be taught basic DFSMShsm terminology and concepts, and you will examine the functions and interfaces used to tailor DFSMShsm processing to meet your installation's storage management requirements.

Hands-on lab exercises enable you to perform a step-by-step implementation.

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Intended Audience for this DFSMShsm Implementation Course

  • » This is an intermediate course for storage administrators who are new to using DFSMShsm.

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This Course is also part of:

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DFSMShsm Implementation Course Objectives

  • » Understand the relationship between DFSMShsm and DFSMS and get an overview of the functions of DFSMShsm and its operating environment.
  • » Understand the DFSMShsm activities for Primary and Secondary Space Management and setup the required configuration for automatic space management.
  • » Authorize special users for DFSMShsm commands and perform space management functions using authorized DFSMShsm commands.
  • » Understand the DFSMShsm activities for Availability Management and setup the required configuration for automatic availability management.
  • » Implement the Automatic Backup and Recovery Support (ABARS), and perform data set and volume management using authorized DFSMShsm commands.
  • » Understand DFSMShsm processing in large systems.
  • » Understand recovery using ABARS, recovery from data set or volume loss, recovery of control data sets and journals.
  • » Use the AUDIT command to detect and fix discrepancies and the LIST, QUERY and FIXCDS commands to correct error situations.
  • » Manage and monitor DFSMShsm using log data sets and statistical information as well as manage DFSMShsm tapes.

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DFSMShsm Implementation Course Outline

      1. Day 1
        1. Welcome and introduction
        2. Unit 1: Overview DFSMShsm functions and environment
          1. Exercise 1: ISMF introduction
      2. Day 2
        1. Exercise 1: Review
        2. Unit 2: Space management
          1. Exercise 2: Preparing DFSMShsm for space management
        3. Unit 3: Command space management
          1. Exercise 3: Command space management
      3. Day 3
        1. Exercise 3: Review
        2. Unit 4: Availability management
          1. Exercise 4: Preparing DFSMShsm for availability management
        3. Unit 5: Command availability management
          1. Exercise 5: Command availability management
      4. Day 4
        1. Exercise 5: Review
        2. Unit 6: DFSMShsm in large systems
        3. Unit 7: Recovery
          1. Exercise 6: Recovery
        4. Unit 8: DFSMShsm forward recovery
          1. Exercise 7: Forward recovery
      5. Day 5
        1. Exercise 7: Review
        2. Unit 9: Managing and monitoring DFSMShsm

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  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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