System Operations

Now Released on Audio CD

Course Code: AOP1


AS/400 System Operations is a self-paced, audio driven course providing comprehensive, practical training in the operation of an AS/400.

Upon completion you'll be able to:

Identify the hardware components and peripherals that can be attached to an AS/400.
Identify the basic library and object structures of the AS/400.
Use the OS/400 menu and command interfaces to perform system functions.
Startup and shut down the AS/400.
Locate, create, change, and delete objects.
Initiate, monitor, and control jobs.
Send and display messages.
Backup and restore objects using tape and diskette.
Configure local devices.

AS/400 Concepts
Single-Level Storage
Object-Oriented Architecture

Libraries and Objects

Working with Libraries
Displaying a Library
Copying a Library
Creating, Deleting, and Clearing a Library
Explicitly Describing Objects
Object Naming Rules
Working with Objects
Renaming an Object
Moving an Object
Creating a Duplicate Object

Command Prompting

Command Parameters
Positional and Keyword Notation
Listing Permissible Values

AS/400 Menus

Using menu Search Paths
Help Support
Moving to a Specific Menu (GO)
Task and Command Grouping Menus
System Start Up and Shut Down
Initial Program Load (IPL)
Attended vs. Unattended IPLs
Setting Automatic IPLs
Powering Down the System
Forcing Power Down

Library Lists

System Library List
Product Library List
Current Library
User Library List
Changing and Editing a Library List


Tape and Diskette Considerations
Initializing Tape and Diskette
Save Files

Work Management

Interactive and Batch Jobs
Job Attributes
Job Queues and Job Descriptions
Working with Jobs
Working with Printer Output
Spooled Files and Output Queues
Starting and Stopping Printers
Working with Spooled Files

Sending and Receiving Messages

Messages and Message Queues
Sending a Message
Displaying a Message
Error Messages

Local Device Configuration

Configuration Objects
Using Auto-Configuration
Manually Configuring Devices
Monitoring and Varying Devices

System Values

Displaying a System Value
Changing a System Value

Operational Assistant

System operators and application programmers.


AS/400 Workstation Operations or keyboard familiarity
Self Study Interactive


17 Audio CD's
Student Text
Interactive Software
Time Required
Approximately 12 Hours

£ 475