Course outline

Installing, Configuring and Servicing z/VM for Linux Guests

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 5 Days

This course introduces the system programmer to the tasks required to support a z/VM operating system. It provides an overview of the processes required to install z/VM and perform the required tailoring steps to support Linux guest systems and CMS users. You will leave the course with the knowledge to perform the steps to add Linux guest systems and other virtual machines to the z/VM system, to define and create saved segments, to apply service to the z/VM system, and to define a minimal TCP/IP configuration.

This course introduces the system programmer to the tasks required to support a z/VM operating system. It provides an overview of the processes required to install z/VM and perform the required tailoring steps to support Linux guest systems and CMS users. You will leave the course with the knowledge to perform the steps to add Linux guest systems and other virtual machines to the z/VM system, to define and create saved segments, to apply service to the z/VM system, and to define a minimal TCP/IP configuration.

You should complete:

  • z/VM Introduction and Concept (ZV02G) or equivalent experience

This course is for IT professionals who will be responsible for the support of Linux guests and other virtual machines running in the z/VM environment. It assumes that these persons will have little or no experience in the z/VM environment.

Day 1

  • (00:15) Welcome
  • (02:30) Unit 1: z/VM overview
  • (00:30) Exercise 1: z/VM labs exercise logon overview
  • (01:00) Exercise 2: System logon, IPLing the guest, and XEDIT
  • (02:00) Unit 2: Installation

Day 2

  • (02:00) Unit 3: Directory
  • (02:00) Exercise 3: z/VM directory maintenance
  • (02:00) Unit 4: CP system configuration

Day 3

  • (02:00) Exercise 4: CP system configuration
  • (02:00) Unit 5: TCP/IP configuration
  • (02:00) Exercise 5: TCP/IP configuration, tailoring, and testing

Day 4

  • (01:30) Unit 6: Saved segments
  • (01:30) Exercise 6: Saved segments
  • (02:00) Unit 7: VMSES/E
  • (01:30) Exercise 7: Servicing z/VM (VMSES/E)

Day 5

  • (02:00) Unit 8: Introduction to performance
  • (01:30) Unit 9: Moving the PARM disk, warm, and checkpoint areas
  • (01:30) Exercise 8: Moving the PARM disk, warm, and checkpoint areas
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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