ISPF - SDSF or SYSVIEW or IOF
3 Days


This session is 90% hands-on. The training covers Time Sharing Options (TSO) Interactive System Productivity Facility/Program Development Facility (ISPF/PDF) along with System Display and Search Facility (SDSF) functions participants use daily doing their job, and supplies excellent Quick Reference aids for future use.

GOALS—Learn how to go from screen to screen and what screens to use. Know how to use:

  • Edit Line Commands
  • Create and Copy Data Sets
  • Use Your Facility to Handle Job Processing and Job Output
  • Utility Screens
  • Top Line Commands
  • PF Keys and Optimal Settings to Save on Keystrokes


  • AUDIENCE—is People in Operations, Programming, Auditing, and the User Community.

    SESSION CONTENT

    • Overview of TSO - ISPF - SDSF
    • LOGON Procedures
    • Create a Partitioned Data Set (PO)
      • Create and Update Members
      • Key & Run IBM Utility IEBGENER
        1. Using Edit Line Commands
        2. Performing Top Line Commands
        3. Trying, Setting & Displaying PF Keys
        4. Submitting Batch Jobs
        5. Understanding and Setting Data Set PROfile
    • Using SDSF or IOF or SYSVIEW to View Job Input, Held, & Output Queues
      • Job Output--View, Print & Delete, Print & Keep, Purge - Browse the SYSTEM LOG
      • Change Print Class, & Priority, Execution Class, & Priority

    • Browse Members & Data Sets


    • Entering TSO Commands


    • Using the Utilities Screens
      • Deleting, Renaming, Copying, and Printing--Members & Data Sets
      • Allocating Libraries and Physical Sequential Files, Creating a GDG Base On-line
      • Copying or Moving Libraries or Data Sets
      • Using the Data Set List Screen
      • Comparing Data Sets
      • Searching a Library or Data Set for a Particular String
    • Cover Shortcuts


    • Optional—Review Interactive Storage Management Facility (ISMF) to understand how DF/SMS is set up at Client’s site


    • Optional—Covering Third Party Products such as
      • Editing via CA-Librarian or Panvalet
      • Using IBM’s File Manager On-line to Create, Edit and Browse VSAM Data Sets
      • Covering Chicago Soft’s MVS/Quick-Ref product or Candle’s CL/SuperSession

    WORKSTATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THIS SESSION.


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