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BMC Control-M Mainframe Class

Class Duration: 5 Days
Price: Per Student
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Course Description

This five-day class is focuses on the unique requirements of a mainframe environment. The class is designed to provide Control-M schedulers with the knowledge and skills needed to understand, navigate and work in a mainframe environment.

Providing a broad overview of the features of BMC Control-M for the mainframe environment, this class explores the tools available for monitoring and managing the active environment, including all jobs and workflows for an enterprise. Interactive Labs and hands-on exercises are woven into the learning experience to enhance and reinforce key learning areas of job scheduling.

Our methodology has evolved over years of practical experience delivering workload automation training. Students successfully completing this class will leave with the skills and knowledge needed to immediately apply their knowledge in the workplace. At the end of this class scheduling students will be able to confidently build, implement, troubleshoot and manage daily business operations.

Delivery Method

CFS classes can be delivered at a time or place most convenient to the student. All classes are instructor led by CFS consultant engineers ensuring that students benefit from current, real world experiences.

Our clients often prefer to have classes delivered at their site, a third party venue such as a hotel or other meeting space, or online. For distributed scheduling teams often blending on site and virtual learning is often a solution for clients.

Control-M Mainframe Course Outline

Module 1: Architecture

  • Describe functions of Daily Subsystem
  • Identify CONTROL-M Event Manager (CMEM)
  • List Runtime requirements and prerequisite conditions
  • Examine resources
  • Use Manual conditions

Module 2: On-line Facility

  • View CONTROL-M screens
  • Use CONTROL-M commands

Module 3: Job Production Parameters I

  • CONTROL-M Scheduling - Overview
  • Describe the Various Job Parameter Sections
  • Detail on the General Job Parameters
  • Detail on the Scheduling Job Parameters

Module 4: Job Production Parameters II

  • Detail on the Runtime Job Parameters
  • Detail on the Post Processing Job Parameters
  • Detail on the Group Scheduling Parameters

Module 5: Job Monitoring

  • Reminders
  • Status Screen
  • Status Commands
  • Status Options

Module 6: Control-M Restart

  • Define CONTROL-M/Restart terminology
  • Describe CONTROL-M/Restart flow
  • List CONTROL-M/Restart features
  • View Recovery scenario

Module 7: AutoEdit Facility

  • List functions of AutoEdit facility
  • Use AutoEdit variables
  • Perform variable substitution
  • View data types
  • View date calculations
  • Use INCLUDE and logic statements
  • List user variables

Module 8: Reporting Facility

  • View CONTROL-M reports

Module 9: Control-M Utilities

  • List system related utilities
  • List user related utilities

Module 10: BMC Resources

  • Overview of support resources
  • Contacting BMC for support

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