IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Operations

IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Operations Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

This course teaches you navigation, operation, and recovery techniques for the Hardware Management Console (HMC) in the System z environment. Through lecture and hands-on exercises, you learn setup and operating procedures for the HMC, gain in-depth problem determination skills, practice HMC operations, and utilize recovery capabilities provided by the System z servers.

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Intended Audience for this IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Operations Course

  • » This intermediate course is for operations personnel and technical staff who are directly involved in the installation, operation, systems support, and software support of their System z mainframe environment.

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Course Prerequisites for IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Operations

  • » Basic data processing and I/O concepts and terminology
  • » z/OS console operation, including display of device, job, and console status

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IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Operations Course Objectives

  • » Describe how exceptions are reported and presented on the HMC using the tree or classic UI
  • » Use the HMC to determine the type and cause of the exception
  • » Describe the three types of hardware messages that can surface on the HMC
  • » Use the HMC to determine the cause of the hardware message
  • » Retrieve the hardware messages from the log
  • » Use the HMC Operating System Messages task to display and send messages to the operating system
  • » Describe the functions that require the use of the access administrator ID
  • » Use the HMC to perform access administrator related tasks

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IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Operations Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. IBM mainframe server hardware: Overview
        2. Using the HMC classic style user interface
        3. Using the HMC tree style user interface
        4. Using the HMC to monitor System z servers
        5. Supporting labs
      2. Module: 2
        1. Activation profiles and operational tasks
        2. Single object operation: CPC session Supporting labs

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