Using z/OS Management Facility

IBM's z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) product is designed to simplify, optimize, and modernize the operation of z/OS. Providing a clear explanation of the features and facilities offered by z/OSMF, this course wil also give students the skills required to use z/OSMF.
This course includes a number of hands-on practical sessions.

This course is also available 'on demand' (minimum 2 students) for public presentations or for one-company, on-site presentations.

What you will learn

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • describe z/OSMF at a conceptual and terminological level
  • use the Deployment Manager to install system software and fixes
  • describe and use the Capacity Provisioning Manager
  • explain the Classic (ISPF) Interface
  • Use REST services
  • use the Incident Log task
  • describe the Configuration Assistant for the z/OS Communications Server
  • manage WLM service definitions
  • use Resource Monitoring
  • use the Link Manager.

Who Should Attend

System Programmers, Capacity and Performance Planners, Network System Programmers, Security personnel, Operations personnel and any other technicians involved in software installation.


A good general knowledge of the z/OS technical environment and an understanding of current software installation practice.


2 days

Fee (per attendee)

£1050 (ex VAT)

Course Code



z/OSMF Overview

The Deployment Manager

Installing SMP/E packaged software.

Capacity Provisioning

Viewing the status; viewing information; active domain configuration; provisioning policy.

Accessing ISPF

REST Services

Using REST services; operations with batch jobs; z/OS UNIX files.

The Incident Log

Listing system problems; capturing diagnostic data.

Configuration Assistant

The Configuration Assistant for z/OS Communications Server; TCP/IP policy-based networking.

Workload Manager

Managing WLM service definitions; guidelines for WLM; resource allocation.

Resource Monitoring

Monitoring performance; sysplex; Linuz (System z and Intel) images.

The Link Manager

Interacting with different interfaces: TSO command line, Graphical User Interfaces, Web-style interfaces.

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