IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Operations

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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.
Learning Journeys or Training Paths that reference this course:

  • z/OS Operation and Parallel Sysplex

  • z/OS Installation, Tuning, JES, and REXX Programming and Problem Diagnosis
    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.
    Day 1

  • Welcome

  • Unit 1: IBM mainframe server hardware: Overview

  • Unit 2: Using the HMC classic style user interface

  • Unit 3: Using the HMC tree style user interface

  • Unit 4: Using the HMC to monitor System z servers

  • Supporting labs
    Day 2

  • Review

  • Unit 5: Activation profiles and operational tasks

  • Unit 6: Single object operation: CPC session Supporting labs
    Identify the zEnterprise 196 and 114, System z10, System z9, and zSeries servers
    Describe the major differences of the function and features between the System z servers
    Describe and explain the concept of logical partitioning
    Identify how various resources are assigned to LPARs during initialization
    Describe the functions provided by the HMC and SE

  • User interface styles, local and remote connectivity
    Identify HMC home page to log on HMC application
    Use the classic UI to:

  • Log on and log off

  • Open objects

  • Navigate the HMC workplace using various selection techniques

  • Exit a task on a window

  • View the online books and use the Help functions

  • Identify the different types of groups

  • CPC group, control hardware

  • Images group, control operating system

  • Build new CPC and images groups

  • Identify the contents of the Details window and determine object status

  • Identify the various task lists
    Use the tree UI to:

  • Log on and log off

  • Open objects

  • Navigate the HMC workplace using various selection techniques

  • Exit a task on a panel

  • View the online books and use the Help functions

  • Identify the different types of groups

  • CPC group, control hardware

  • Images group, control operating system

  • Build new CPC and images groups

  • Identify the contents of the Details window and determine object status

  • Identify the various task lists
    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
    Describe the purpose, functions, and use of the different types of activation profiles

  • Reset profile

  • Image profile

  • Group profile

  • Load profile
    Use the HMC to build new profiles, modify, view, or delete existing ones
    Use the HMC to determine or change profile assignments Provide operational recommendations for HMC user settings
    Use the HMC to perform

  • A manual load operation

  • A system reset

  • Problem determination for a load failure
    Invoke the system activity display and describe its purpose
    Establish an HMC/SE session using the Single Object Operations task
    Identify the difference between the HMC and SE workplace
    Navigate using classic or tree UI to Identify CP, channel, and CHPID status for the physical CPC and all LPs
    Identify the entry point for I/O and Channel Problem Determination panels
    Log off from a CPC session

Durata

  • 14 ore
  • 2 giorni

Prerequisiti

You should have an understanding of:

  • 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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