Course outline

IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS v5.2.0 Fundamentals

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 2 Days

This 2-day Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS Fundamentals course introduces you to Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS, its interface and provides a background of the product. You learn about the basics of process language, utility programs, troubleshooting, operator enhancement and maintenance.

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS.
  • Describe how Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS transfers and manages files.
  • Describe the process language principles and lifecycle.
  • Browse the Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS.
  • Send and receive files by using Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS.

The following are the prerequisites for taking this course:

  • Knowledge of Mainframe, z/OS.
  • Knowledge of ISPF.
  • Familiar with JCL.

This 2-day instructor led course is designed for Sterling Connect:Direct application users and application programmers who intend to use Sterling Connect:Direct. Also, administrators, operators, production control personnel, help desk staff, and support personnel responsible for the operations.

The following topics will be coered during this course:

    • Course Overview    
    • Lesson 1. Sterling Connect:Direct Overview
    • Lesson 2. Process Language
    • Lesson 3. Process Statements
    • Lesson 1. Interactive User Interface - Primary Options Menu
    • Lesson 2. Administrative Options Menu
    • Lesson 3. Other Interfaces
    • Lesson 1. Utility Programs
    • Lesson 2. Problem Determination
  • Course Wrap Up


This course is delivered by an authorized IBM Global Training Provider.
  • Guaranteed to Run™. This ensures you will attend the instructor led class or live online class you want as scheduled without any disruptive cancellations*. You book the training you need, get back to focusing on your job and are sure your training requirements will be met saving time, money and ensuring peace of mind.
  • This schedule icon the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor Led Training (ILT) or a Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) depending on the indicated class availablity.
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