OPS400 - AS/400 Operations

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Subject Title
AS/400 Operations

Subject Description
This subject provides an introduction to the AS/400 architecture and user interface. Topics include 5250 emulation; IBM's PC support and Client Access/400; file transfers between two AS/400's or between an AS/400 and a PC; the ability to use PC printers as AS/400 printers; storing PC data with shared folders and the integrated file system; file and database serving; CL commands; Working with Jobs; Device configuration; AS/400 security; backup and recovery; release updates and applying PTF's; and system maintenance and monitoring performance.

Credit Status
1 Credit for CNS/CTY Diploma Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use the Query tool

2. Set security for AS/400 objects

3. Transfer files between a PC and AS/400 using a number of different interfaces

4. Transfer libraries and objects between two AS/400's using a Save File

5. Describe line, controller and device descriptions

6. Indicate the uses of Control Language and understand the basic construction and syntax of CL commands

7. Describe job processing, sequencing and message handling

8. Describe the basic AS/400 architecture

9. Describe the procedures to IPL the system and power down the system

10. Navigate successfully through AS/400 help features to solve problems

11. Describe the PTF menu function and the CUMe package and use commands to load and apply PTF's and remove PTF's

12. Use the Program Development Tools such as SEU, DFU and PDM

13. Use the GUI tool

14. Install AS/400 Client Access software on a PC and configure Client Access features for specific configurations including 5250 emulation, ODBC data sources, printers, network drives/folders, mail, data transfer etc.

15. Describe the procedural steps to backup and restore of system objects

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