iSeries (AS/400) Work Management

Now Released on Audio CD

Course Code: AIM2

iSeries (AS/400) Work Management is a self-paced, audio based course providing comprehensive, practical training in AS/400 site management from a work management point of view.

Upon completion you'll be able to:

Create and modify job queues that allow single or multiple batch job execution.
Create and modify output queues and other objects to ensure consistent and predictable locations of spool files.
Redirect job logs and program dumps to a single output queue.
Implement specialized subsystems such as QPGMR, QCMN, QSNADS, and QCTL.
Monitor system and user activity, storage pool, disk, and CPU utilization.
Change a job's execution priority and other attributes.
Code and implement a group job application.
Code and implement an attention key handling program.
Schedule a time-dependent job for execution.
Code and implement a simple event-dependent program.
Code and implement a customized system start-up program.
Modify system and user library lists.
Set up autostart jobs.
Customize the Sign On display.
Trace the sources of an interactive or batch job's attributes.
Identify the various sources of job attributes and the stages a job goes through from initiation to completion.

Work Management Objects
Subsystem Descriptions
Work Entries
The Routing Table
Job Classes
Job Descriptions
Jobs Queues
Output Queues

Timesharing Mechanism
Sharing System Resources
Main Storage Pools
Auxiliary Storage Pools (ASP)
achine Pool and Base Pool
Shared and Private Pools
Job State Transition
Process Access Groups (PAGs)
Activity Levels
Time Slice and Execution Priority
Customizing the System
Subsystem Considerations
Choosing a Controlling Subsystem
Creating Customized Subsystems
Multiple Interactive Subsystems
Isolating Important Users
Creating a Customized System Start-up Program
Choosing Specialty Subsystems QPGMR and QSNADS
Implementing Group Jobs
Simplified Event-Dependent Scheduling
Customizing Job Queues and Output Queues
Printer Schemes

Work Management Concepts
Jobs and Work
Getting Work into the System
Routing Data vs. Request Data
Job Attribute Collection Process
Controlling Work in the System
Starting and Stopping Subsystems
Holding and Releasing Jobs
Canceling Jobs
Locating Job Output
Centralizing Control of Job Logs and Dumps
Controlling Jobs through Job Queues
Controlling Jobs through Customized Job Descriptions
Using the Work Management Commands
Automating Cleanup with Operational Assistant
Implementing the Job Scheduling Function

IT professionals responsible for overall system performance, including operations and data processing managers, supervisors, and senior programmer analysts.

AS/400 Workstation Operations
AS/400 System Operations
AS/400 Advanced System Operations
AS/400 Control Language Programming
Self Study Interactive


10 Audio CD's
Student Text
Interactive Software Media
Time Required
Approximately 10 Hours

£ 475