IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS helps you maintain the highest degree of availability of your System z networks. It offers an extensive set of tools for managing and maintaining complex, multivendor, multiplatform networks and systems from a single point of control. The full IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 6.1 Workshop ILT consists of four courses:

  • IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 6.1 Fundamentals (TZ203), which covers the key concepts, components, and user interfaces associated with NetView for z/OS 6.1. Lectures are supplemented with hands-on exercises.
  • This course, NetView for z/OS 6.1 Automation, where you learn about the automation facilities of IBM Tivoli


    This intermediate-level course is for Administrators who are new to NetView for z/OS or are moving to version 6.1 from a previous version. SA z/OS customers who want to learn about NetView automation - NetView and customers who want an in-depth introduction to NetView automation will also benefit from this course.

    Brand: Middleware; Linux

    Event Number: TZ213G

    Available Languages: English (US),English (UK),French (Canada),German (Germany),Russian (Russia),Japanese (Japan),Chinese (Simplified),Italian (Italy),Polish (Poland),Portuguese (Brazil),French (France),Spanish (Latin America),Spanish (Spain),Portuguese (Portugal),Thai (Thailand),Dutch (The Netherlands),Turkish (Turkey),Romanian (Romania),Czech (Czech Republic),Latvian (Latvia),Lithuanian (Lithuania),Norwegian (Bokml),Swedish (Sweden),Danish (Denmark),Hebrew (Israel),Arabic,Greek (Greece),Korean (Korea),Bulgarian (B

    Subjects: Technical


    • Identify event types that can be processed and the way that they arrive in NetView for z/OS
    • Identify what actions are possible and where they can be routed
    • Describe the functions provided by the message processing facility (MPF), the message revision table (MRT), and the command revision table (CRT)
    • Implement Automation Table statements to automate messages
    • Structure the Automation Table
    • Manage the Automation Table
    • Describe how to improve the efficiency of an Automation Table
    • Use NetView timers to proactively monitor resources

    Administer the product;
    Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure;
    Tivoli NetView for z/OS

    Course Detail:

    Unit 1: Introduction to NetView automation

    • Lesson 1: Overview of automation concepts
    • Lesson 2: Events and tasks

    Unit 2: Message Automation topics

    • Lesson 1: NetView and z/OS messages
    • Lesson 2: Extended Message Management
    • Lesson 3: Message Assignments

    Unit 3: NetView commands to facilitate automation

    • Lesson 1: NetView-to-NetView communication
    • Lesson 2: Command routing
    • Lesson 3: Timer commands
    • Lesson 4: z/OS command management

    Unit 4: Managing the NetView Automation Table

    • Lesson 1: Automation Table overview
    • Lesson 2: Automation Table management

    Unit 5: NetView Automation Table coding

    • Lesson 1: Automation Table coding
    • Lesson 2: Management Services Units (MSUs)

    Pre-Requisite Text:

    You must be familiar with:

    • networking concepts and practices and the techniques for monitoring a complex environment

    Familiarity with previous versions of NetView is helpful, but not required.

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