IBM Z System Automation 4.3 Operations (SM929G)


This course introduces and explains the IBM Z System Automation (SA for z/OS) commands that are used for system operations. In this course, the System Automation Manager and Automation Agent run in a z/OS 2.4 environment. The automation platform, IBM Z Netview is at version 6 release 4 and IBM Z System Automation is at version 4 release 3. The course uses several automation scenarios in single and multisystem configurations to demonstrate the concepts that are taught in the lessons. This training class is delivered in an environment with multiple opportunities for hands-on lab exercises.


Users of IBM Z System Automation, especially operators, administrators, and system programmers.


  • Basic z/OS operations skills
  • Basic NetView skills helpful


When you complete this course, you can use IBM Z System Automation 4.3 to perform the following tasks:

  • Start and stop automated resources
  • Monitor and control automated resources
  • IPL and shut down systems and an SAplex
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Course Outline

  • Introduction to IBM Z System Automation (level set only)
  • Initialization
  • Commands and operations
  • Application groups
  • Application monitoring
  • Centralized operations
  • Troubleshooting