About this Course

Code TPHH321S
Duration 1 Day

This course provides a basic introduction to batch processing concepts, exposing how these fit into the HP NonStop system environment. Topics include NetBatch product overview, software installation instructions, and planning, setup, and usage guidelines for NetBatch objects. This one-day course is 30 percent lecture and 70 percent hands-on labs using HP servers.


  • NonStop S-series Server Administration I (U5448S or
  • NonStop NS-series Server Administration I (U8528S) or
  • Concepts and Facilities for HP NonStop Systems (U4147S) and
  • At least six months experience on Integrity NonStop S-series or NonStop NS-series servers


  • System operators
  • System administrators
  • Technical support analysts

Delegates will learn how to

At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the major features and functions of NetBatch
  • Understand the NetBatch architecture and how it organizes jobs and system resources
  • Configure and customize the scheduler and its objects
  • Use scheduler commands
  • Understand the importance of good planning procedures
  • Submit and manage jobs
  • Work with calendar files using BATCHCAL

Benefits to you

  • Learn how to install and configure the NetBatch product on your NonStop systems in order to automate job scheduling, startup, and management, freeing staff for other work by reducing the need for manual intervention
  • Increase job throughput by enabling job distribution among the systems' CPU


Module 1 - Introduction to NetBatch

  • OLTP versus batch processing
  • Overview of NetBatch features and functions
  • Usage of NetBatch subsystem

Module 2 - NetBatch Architecture

  • NetBatch software and environment
  • Definition and purpose of NetBatch components

Module 3 - NetBatch Installation

  • Command interfaces
  • NetBatch attributes and commands
  • Starting and stopping the NetBatch application
  • Lab: installation and coldload

Module 4 - Scheduler Management

  • Overview of scheduler management
  • Scheduler attributes and commands
  • Configuring scheduler
  • Labs: scheduler management job control and Operations; scheduler management configuration

Module 5 - Job and Executor Management

  • Tasks
  • Planning jobs and procedures
  • Job attributes and scheduling
  • Managing jobs
  • Processing states
  • Lab: job and executor attributes

Module 6 - Generating Run Calendar

  • Calendar file
  • Labs: BATCHCAL and scheduling time options; spooler operations
  • Onsite Delivery Equipment Requirements
  • Access to a NonStop server with NetBatch installed
  • Individual PCs (Windows NT or later) with network access

Onsite Delivery Equipment Requirements

  • Access to a NonStop server with NetBatch installed
  • Individual PCs (Windows NT or later) with network access

1 Day


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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