z/VM and Linux Connectivity and Management

3.5 Day Course
Hands On
Code ZV10GB

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Advanced topics in z/VM 4.4.0 (1 topic)

  • Learn advanced topics in z/VM 4.4.0 in two major areas, connectivity and systems management. Discuss the implementation of advanced TCP/IP functions and reinforce them through extensive hands-on labs.

Connectivity (1 topic)

  • Discuss connectivity functions including HiperSockets, guest LANs, OBEYFILE, static and dynamic routing, MPROUTE server, Queued Direct Input/Output (QDIO) and Open System Adapter (OSA) connectivity options. Implement system management functions including, Programmable Operator, OBSERVER and CP SEND, XAUTOLOG/FORCE, Resource Managment Facility Linux performance gatherer (rmfpms), Performance Toolkit for VM, and MONWRITE

Monitor Commands (7 topics)

  • Performance management commands
  • rmfpms
  • Performance toolkit for VM - full screen operator console
  • Programmable operator operations
  • TCP/IP configuration of Guest LANs and HiperSockets
  • TCP/IP MPROUTE server
  • TCP/IP management.


Installing, Configuring and Servicing z/VM for Linux Guests (ZV06GB) Linux Implementation for zSeries and S/390 (ZL10GB) or Understand the basic TCP/IP configuration process Understand basic system programmer skills and tools Have equivalent experience.

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