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Hardware Configuration and Definition (HCD) for z/OS (ES96G)



This is an intermediate course for individuals who maintain the I/O configuration contained in the I/O Definition Files (IODF) and IOCDS for their z/OS installation.


  • An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES050)
  • Fundamental System Skills in z/OS (ES10A)
    • or have basic knowledge of z/OS and I/O Configuration and familiarity with logging on to Time Sharing Option (TSO) and using Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF).
    • An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES05G)
    • Fundamental System Skills in Z/OS (ES10G)


  • Create an IODF work file from scratch
  • Build a production IODF using a work IODF
  • Build an appropriate LOADxx Parmlib member for Initial Program Loader (IPL)
  • Initiate dynamic reconfiguration changes
  • Create configuration reports using HCD
  • Describe HCD migration considerations
  • Describe how HCD and I/O Operations (formerly Enterprise System Connection Manager (ESCM) are used together
  • Incrementally migrate MVS Configuration Program (MVSCP) and I/O Control Program (IOCP) statements into an IODF work file using HCD


  • HCD introduction
  • HCD dialog
  • Review of hardware structures
  • Migration
  • Planning considerations
  • IPL
  • Dynamic reconfiguration
Classroom Training

Dauer 4 Tage

Preis (exkl. MwSt.)
  • Schweiz: CHF 3'400.-
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