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CICS - Systems Tailoring & Administration

( Duration: 5 Days )

The CICS - Systems Tailoring & Administration training course teaches CICS system programmers how to install, tailor, and administer CICS Transaction Server (TS) for z/OS. You learn to construct, run, and administer a CICS system. You tailor the system by configuring CICS to run applications, defining transactions, programs, files, web services, and other resources that CICS applications need. You administer CICS by using CICS transactions and the CICS Explorer. The course also provides a thorough introduction to security and recovery concepts that are needed to administer new or existing installations of CICS TS.

By attending CICS - Systems Tailoring & Administration workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Define and set up CICS regions
  • Analyze application descriptions, define resources, and customize
  • Define the major functions and parameters that are used to control CICS
  • Identify CICS procedures
  • Identify system control functions
  • Administer CICS resources with CICS transactions and the CICS Explorer
  • Define the functions of intercommunication services
  • Identify sources of information that is necessary to aid problem determination
  • Measure and evaluate information that is used to measure and tune the environment
  • Describe how the other MVS resource managers that IBM offers interface with CICS Transaction Server
  • Describe the choices for starting CICS programs and accessing CICS data from outside CICS
  • Describe how CICS uses z/OS Sysplex

  • Be familiar with CICS architecture and facilities
  • Have a working knowledge of z/OS, JCL, and TSO/ISPF
  • Have a basic knowledge of z/OS Communications Server concepts
  • Have a basic knowledge of VSAM concepts and Access Method services

This course is designed for Administrators of CICS Transaction Server for z/OS.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Course introduction

2

CICS Transaction Server for z/OS overview

3

Installation and verification

4

Resource definition

5

Supporting terminal access

6

Defining transactions, programs, and map sets

7

File control functions and file definition

8

CICS TS queuing facilities

9

CICS intercommunication services

10

Administering application resources

11

Storage management and storage protection

12

System control

13

Startup, recovery, and restart

14

Accessing external resource manager data

15

Basic problem determination

16

Measurement and evaluation

17

Security and the external security manager

18

Sysplex support functions

19

Course summary

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