The ZV45 course is designed to provide students that are responsible for the administration of the KVM for IBM z System product with the knowledge to install, manage, and configure the product. You will leave the course with the knowledge to implement KVM for IBM z System, apply a service pack, add new disk storage to the KVM server, deploy Linux guests, and migrate deployed guests to other KVM server.

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  • Basic computer skills and knowledge. The students will also need to have knowledge of an editor that is available on Linux (vi).

Who should attend?

  • This course is intended for IT professionals who will be responsible for the installation and configuration of the KVM for IBM z System product.

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Delegates will learn how to

  • Install KVM for IBM z System
  • Apply a fixpack for KVM for IBM z System
  • Initial storage devices that are used by KVM for IBM z System
  • Manage network devices and create an OpenSystem vSwitch
  • Deploy SLES12 guest with KVM for IBM z System
  • Convert deployed guests from a qcow2 image to a raw image
  • Resize the deployed guest
  • Migrate KVM guests from one KVM server to another.
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Day 1

  • Unit 1 - KVM for IBM z System Overview
  • Unit 2 - KVM for IBM z System Installation
  • Exercise 1 - ZK45G Exercise Overview
  • Exercise 2 - KVM for IBM z System Installation
  • Unit 3- KVM for IBM z System Post-Installation Task

Day 2

  • Exercise 3 - KVM for IBM z System Post-Installation Task
  • Unit 4 - KVM for IBM z System Storage
  • Exercise 4- KVM for IBM z System Storage
  • Unit 5- Network Management with KVM for IBM z System
  • Exercise 5- Network Management with KVM for IBM z System

Day 3

  • Unit 6- Deploying Guests with KVM for IBM z System
  • Exercise 6- Deploying Guests with KVM for IBM z System
  • Unit 7- Additional Tasks for KVM for IBM z System
  • Exercise 7- Additional Tasks KVM for IBM z System
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