zVM and zLinux Bootcamp

zVM and zLinux Bootcamp Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course introduces the system programmer to the tasks required to support a z/VM operating system. It provides an overview of the processes required to install z/VM and perform the required tailoring steps to support guest operating system virtual machines and CMS users. The students will leave the course with the knowledge to perform the steps to add guest systems and other virtual machines to the z/VM system, to apply service to the z/VM system, and to define a minimal TCP/IP configuration. Additionally this course is designed to teach the implementation of SUSE Linux on System z.

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Intended Audience for this zVM and zLinux Bootcamp Course

  • » This course is intended for IT professionals who will be responsible for the support of guests and other virtual machines running in the z/VM environment. It assumes that these persons will have little or no experience in the z/VM environment. Additionally anyone responsible for installing, customizing, and maintaining Linux on System z.

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zVM and zLinux Bootcamp Course Objectives

  • » Describe the process of running guests under z/VM
  • » Define virtual machines to z/VM and reload the directory
  • » Customize the CP component of the z/VM system
  • » Customize the TCP/IP files on z/VM
  • » Apply service to the z/VM system
  • » Install SUSE Linux on System z
  • » Install additional packages
  • » Describe zLinux system management process
  • » Describe zLinux backup and recovery procedures
  • » Manage and update zLinux network connectivity issues
  • » Implement the z/VM Performance Toolkit

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zVM and zLinux Bootcamp Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. Welcome
        2. z/VM and zLinux overview
        3. Installation
          1. z/VM logon overview
          2. z/VM installation
      2. Module: 2
        1. Directory
          1. z/VM directory maintenance
        2. CP system configuration
          1. CP system configuration
      3. Module: 3
        1. z/VM networking
          1. z/VM networking
        2. VMSES/E
          1. Servicing z/VM (VMSES/E)
        3. Installing SUSE Linux on System z
          1. SUSE Linux lab overview
      4. Module: 4
        1. Installing additional packages
          1. SUSE Linux installation on System z
        2. Network connectivity
          1. SUSE Linux basics
        3. System management
          1. SUSE installing additional packages
      5. Module: 5
        1. Backup and recovery
          1. SUSE Linux networking
        2. z/VM Performance Toolkit configuration
          1. SUSE Linux system management
          2. SUSE Linux TSM client
          3. z/VM Performance Toolkit configuration

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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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