Overview

This course is designed to provide you with the skills required to install and customize z/OS UNIX (full name z/OS UNIX System Services), and to manage and monitor the z/OS UNIX environment.
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Prerequisites

You should have a basic knowledge of z/OS UNIX as provided in the course Introducing z/OS UNIX Services (OP05ES), and the skills normally required to install a z/OS product using SMP/E and batch jobs to update system data sets. RACF knowledge is useful.
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Delegates will learn how to

  • Execute the tasks required to prepare a z/OS installation for implementing z/OS UNIX
  • Execute the tasks to install the z/OS UNIX software features
  • Use the information provided in this class to perform the basic customization necessary to fully implement the z/OS UNIX kernel, the file system, the shell and utilities, and z/OS UNIX applications
  • Put in place the RACF security required for z/OS UNIX resources and applications
  • Make appropriate definitions for the activation of TCP/IP sockets by z/OS UNIX
  • Identify and use the processes and data required for monitoring and tuning the z/OS UNIX environment
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Outline

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: z/OS UNIX implementation overview
  • Unit 2: z/OS UNIX services initial installation
  • Exercise 1: Move from default to full mode function
  • Exercise 2: IPL in full function mode and enable a nonvolatile root HFS
  • Unit 3: File system customization
  • Exercise 3: Customizing the file system
  • Unit 4: Security customization
  • Exercise 4: Defining and managing UNIX users, OMVS security
  • Unit 5: Shell customization
  • Exercise 5: UNIX System Services and shell customization
  • Unit 6: Customizing applications, daemons, and servers
  • Exercise 6: UNIX processes
  • Exercise 7: Access control list and enhanced ASCII support (optional)
  • Unit 7: File system management and system maintenance
  • Exercise 8: Managing HFS and zFS data sets
  • Unit 8: Managing z/OS UNIX operations
  • Unit 9: Exploiting TCP/IP with z/OS UNIX
  • Exercise 9: Managing z/OS UNIX
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