SMPE Workshop

SMPE Workshop

Audience

  • z/OS Systems Programmers
  • Trainee z/OS Systems Programmers
  • System Programmers installing major Subsystems – CICS, DB2
  • Anyone involved in SMPE Maintenance

Prerequisites

A minimum of 6 months as a z/OS Systems Programmer.

Duration

4 days. Hands on.

Course Objectives

The SMPE Workshop course is designed to explain the role of SMPE. The course details the structure and use of SMPE and uses the SMPE commands to highlight how the various processes work. The application of Maintenance is fully explained as are the various SMPE Utilities and reports. A number of workshops are included. Attendees will build their own SMPE CSIs and work with APARs, PTFs and Usermods.

Course Content

DAY 1

SMPE Introduction and Terminology
Basic Processing
Zones
Sysmods
APARS
Usermods
FMIDs

SMPE Datasets & JCL
Defining and understanding the various SMPE datasets
Building the JCL
Executing GIMSMP
Workshop – Building SMPE CSIs

SMPE Commands
RECEIVE
APPLY & REJECT
ACCEPT & RESTORE

DAY 2

SMPE Dialogs
Using the Online Panels under ISPF

Sysmod Installation
Zones, Options, Utilities

Exception Sysmods
Managing Exception Sysmods
HOLDDATA
Sysmods in Error
Bypass Processing

DAY 3

The Consolidated Software Inventory
Defining the Target and DLIB Zones
UCLIN Processing

Dataset Allocation Global Zone Maintenance
Allocating Target and DLIB datasets
DDDEFs

Workshop – CSI Maintenance

Workshop – Build, Receive and Apply a Usermod and PTFs

DAY 4

Modification Control Statements
++APAR
++FUNCTION
++PTF
++USERMOD
++JCLIN

SMPE Utilities
Zone Copy
Zone Edit
Zone Import
Zone Export
Zone Merge

Cleanup, Unload, JCLIN, Generate

Listings and Reports
Error Sysmod Reports
LIST Command
REPORT Command

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