Using z/OSMF (z/OS Management Facility)

z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) is a game-changing innovation from IBM which, if not already in place at your installation, soon will be. z/OSMF is a product for z/OS that will dramatically simplify, optimize, and modernize the z/OS Systems Programmer experience.
z/OSMF delivers solutions in a task-oriented, web browser-based user interface with integrated user assistance.
In this course, we introduce how to use all the tasks and plugins of z/OSMF with numerous practical exercises.

This course is also available for exclusive one-company presentations and for live presentation over the Internet, via the Virtual Classroom Environment service.

What you will learn

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

  • use the folllowing tasks and plugins of z/OSMF:
  • Capacity Provisioning
  • Classic (ISPF) Interface
  • Incident Log
  • Network Configuration Assistant for the z/OS Communications Server
  • Workload Management
  • Software Management
  • System Status, Resource Monitoring
  • SDSF
  • customize Welcome Screen and add Links.z/OS Operator Console base function
  • z/OSMF Settings
  • Links
  • z/OSMF Administration, including Import Manager and Application Linking Manager
  • Sysplex management function
  • Working with Workflows task and create workflows
  • Working with the REST APIs (jobs, dataset, etc.)
  • Usage statistics
  • Stop and Start of IZUSVR1 and IZUANG1.

Who Should Attend

System Programmers and others who will be working with z/OSMF.


Attendance on the course z/OSMF: Introduced & Explained or equivalent experience.


2 days

Fee (per attendee)

£1200 (ex VAT)

Course Code



SDSF with z/OSMF

Importing SDSF; practical exercise.


Creating Links; practical exercise.

z/OSMF Logs

Examining z/OSMF logs; practical exercise.


Using SDSF with z/OSMF; practical exercise.


Using ISPF with z/OSMF; practical exercise.


Using Consoles with z/OSMF; practical exercise.

The Incident Log

Using the Incident log with z/OSMF; practical exercise.

Software Management

Using Software Management with z/OSMF; practical exercise.

Workload Management

Using Workload Management with z/OSMF; practical exercise.

Performance Monitoring

Using Performance Monitoring with z/OSMF; practical exercise.

System Status Tasks

Using System Status Tasks with z/OSMF; practical exercise.

Usage Statistics

Using Usage Statistics with z/OSMF; practical exercise.


Creating Workflows with z/OSMF; practical exercise.

z/OSMF RESTful Services

Using z/OSMF RESTful Services; practical exercise.


Network Configuration Assistant is covered in detail in the course TCP/IP Security in a z/OS Environment using Policy Agent & RACF.

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