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Introducing z/OS UNIX System Services

This course describes how open standards are implemented in a z/OS system by z/OS UNIX.

Introducing z/OS UNIX System Services

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Starts Dec 1
Estimated 8 weeks
7–9 hours per week
Self-paced
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Free
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About this course

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UNIX System Services are introduced, and the role of z/OS as a server in the open systems environment is discussed. This is an introductory level course. It provides an overview of z/OS UNIX System Services (usually abbreviated to z/OS UNIX) as seen by the user. Details of installation and implementation for system programmers are not covered in this course.

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  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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After completing this course, you should be competent in the following objectives:

Use the two interactive interfaces available to access the services

List some distributed file system solutions for UNIX

Name the interfaces to access HFS/zFS file

Match shell functions to equivalent TSO functions

Move files from HFS

Invoke a UNIX process with JCL and BPXBATCH

Discuss how threads are used

Understand file sharing

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