IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 6.1 Automation - TZ213G

IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS 6.1 Automation - TZ213G


This intermediate-level course is for Administrators who are new to NetView for z/OS or are moving to version 6.1 from a previous version. SA z/OS customers who want to learn about NetView automation and customers who want an in-depth introduction to NetView automation will also benefit from this course.


You must be familiar with networking concepts and practices and the techniques for monitoring a complex environment.

Familiarity with previous versions of NetView is helpful, but not required.


2 days.

Course Objectives

IBM Tivoli NetView for z/OS helps you maintain the highest degree of availability of your System z networks. It offers an extensive set of tools for managing and maintaining complex, multivendor, multiplatform networks and systems from a single point of control.

  • Identify event types that can be processed and the way that they arrive in NetView for z/OS
  • Identify what actions are possible and where they can be routed
  • Describe the functions provided by the message processing facility (MPF), the message revision table (MRT), and the command revision table (CRT)
  • Implement Automation Table statements to automate messages
  • Structure the Automation Table
  • Manage the Automation Table
  • Describe how to improve the efficiency of an Automation Table
  • Use NetView timers to proactively monitor resources

Course Content

Unit 1: Introduction to NetView automation
Lesson 1: Overview of automation concepts
Lesson 2: Events and tasks

Unit 2: Message Automation topics
Lesson 1: NetView and z/OS messages
Lesson 2: Extended Message Management
Lesson 3: Message Assignments

Unit 3: NetView commands to facilitate automation
Lesson 1: NetView-to-NetView communication
Lesson 2: Command routing
Lesson 3: Timer commands
Lesson 4: z/OS command management

Unit 4: Managing the NetView Automation Table
Lesson 1: Automation Table overview
Lesson 2: Automation Table management

Unit 5: NetView Automation Table coding
Lesson 1: Automation Table coding
Lesson 2: Management Services Units (MSUs)

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