z/OS Communications Server Part 2 - Implementing TCP/IP under z/OS

Training Summary
This new, four-day course is the second part of the definitive z/OS Communications Server training program. This course explains in detail how TCP/IP works in a z/OS environment. Installation, profile definition and implementation are all taught in depth. All versions of TCP/IP for z/OS are covered, along with all the servers. Additionally, all the essential and important configuration options are explained and examples are provided. Extensive hands-on practical sessions, in which each student has their own system to work on, form the central part of the course. These sessions make up approximately 30% of the whole course. Each segment of the course also contains extensive review questions/exercises - thus ensuring that all students fully grasp each topic before moving on to the next. This course is also available for one-company, on-site presentations and for live presentation over the Internet, via the Virtual Classroom Environment service.
Attendance on the courses TCP/IP Fundamentals and z/OS Communications Server Part 1 - Implementing APPN and VTAM or equivalent experience. A familiarity with UNIX on z/OS is also required and some z/OS systems programming experience is needed.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for network technicians, systems programmers and technical managers who need a thorough understanding of how TCP/IP for z/OS is installed and configured.
Course Topics
  • TCP/IP Review
  • An Overview of TCP/IP on z/OS
  • TCP/IP for z/OS Installation
  • TCP/IP for z/OS - Command Overview
  • Basic Profile Definitions
  • VIPAs and Sysplex
  • Other Datasets Needed
  • Server Customization
  • TCP/IP Security
  • Problem Determination Considerations
  • Sample Definitions

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