CA Endevor Change Manager

CA Endevor Change Manager


This course is suitable for applications programmers and change control personnel who work in an Endevor environment.


An understanding of applications development for IBM zSeries Enterprise Servers is required. This should have been gained in the workplace or through comprehensive training. Attending our courses z/OS for Beginners, z/OS TSO/ISPF Workshop, z/OS Job Control Language and either COBOL Programming Part 1, PL/1 Programming or Assembler Programming Part 1 is highly recommended.


2 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only.  Please call for details.

Course Objectives

Upon completion, delegates will be able to appreciate the main functions of ENDEVOR/zOS. They will also be able to track changes made to software through the ENDEVOR/zOS system. Lastly they will understand the concepts and facilities of ENDEVOR/zOS.

Course Content

TSO Refresher
TSO Basics.
PF Keys.

ENDEVOR/zOS Overview
Change Processes under ENDEVOR/zOS.
ENDEVOR/zOS Libraries and Stages.
Brief Walk-through of a Change.

ENDEVOR/zOS Defaults
Space and Associated Problems.
ENDEVOR/zOS Messages.

Display Options
Browsing an Element.
History of an Element.
Summary of Change Levels.
Element Changes.
ENDEVOR/zOS Master Control File Records.
Wildcarding and Selection Lists.

Foreground Options
Displaying Elements.
Adding/Updating Elements.
Retrieving Elements.
Generating Elements.
Moving Elements.
Deleting Elements.
Printing Elements.
Signing in Elements.

Adding/Updating Elements.
Retrieving Elements.
Generating Elements.
Moving Elements.
Deleting Elements.

Printing Elements
Signing in Elements.
Transferring Elements.
Printing PDS Members through ENDEVOR/zOS.
Creating LIST Actions for Elements.
Creating LIST Actions for PDS Members.
Archiving Elements.

ENDEVOR/zOS Processing
What is a Package.
Building a Package.
Cast a Package.
Package Approval and Approval Processing.
Package Execution.
Component Validation.
Messages and Execution Verification.

Building Report Steps.
Editing Report JCL.

Text Scans.
Component Scans.


Questions and Answers

Virtual Courses

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