Introduction to IBM i for New Users - OE98G

Introduction to IBM i for New Users - OE98G


This basic course is intended for end users employed in a data processing environment, who are new to the Power system with IBM i.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 day. Hands on.

Course Objectives

In this course delegates will learn the basic concepts and skills necessary to be productive on a Power System with IBM i, and put these skills into practice in several hands-on lab exercises.

Course content covers everything from signing to the available user interfaces; green screen environment, System i Navigator and IBM Navigator for i. Delegates will learn how objects are managed on the system and how to display these objects. Control Language (CL) commands are covered, including how to work with and manage messages on the system. The course address how the system manages work and how to manage printouts. A basic overview of security is also provided.

Key objectives:

  • Explain the purpose of the IBM i operating systems
  • Explain Power systems with IBM i models and generations
  • Explain which applications are supported
  • Sign on and off the system from a 5250 display station, System i Navigator and Systems Director Navigator for i
  • Use the display station keyboard
  • Use the online help that is available
  • Use the different interfaces available on the system
  • Understand how objects are managed on the system
  • Enter control language (CL) commands
  • Send and receive messages and work with message queues
  • Manage work and output
  • Explain basic security

Course Content

Introduction and overview to IBM i
Signing on and off the system
Using supported interfaces
Using online help
Using CL commands
Managing objects
Managing your work
Security overview
Additional education

Virtual Courses

ALL of our courses can be delivered virtually! Our Bath public schedule courses are available as live virtual sessions, using the popular Zoom Virtual Classroom and remote labs. Delegates can test their access at:

On-Site Courses

Can't attend one of our public classes? Booking for multiple people?

All our courses are available on your site! Delivered for your staff, at your premises.

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