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BMC Compuware ISPW 22.x: Fundamentals Administering

BMC Compuware ISPW is a modern mainframe CI/CD tool that can ensure your mainframe code pipelines are secure, stable, and streamlined throughout the DevOps lifecycle. With BMC Compuware ISPW, you’ll have the confidence of knowing that you can quickly and safely build, test, and deploy mainframe code.

As an ISPW Administrator, you will use ISPW to maintain the REXX Execs, JCL, panels, messages, and skeletons used by ISPW. This three-day class combines classroom instruction with laboratory exercises to guide students through the concepts of BMC Compuware ISPW Administering. Students will develop skills in product configuration, effective administration of ISPW, using maintenance functions, understanding how to troubleshoot problems, and more.

Major release:

BMC Compuware 22.x

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Course Delivery:

Instructor-Led Training (ILT) | 24 時間

Course Modules

  • Getting Started with ISPW Administration
    • Describe the key features and benefits of BMC Compuware ISPW
    • Explain the differences and uses of ISPW test and production instances
    • Describe the types of Maintenance functions
    • Explain user-based licensing
  • ISPW Configuration
    • Describe the ISPW architecture and its components
    • Explain the different types of datasets defined in ISPW
    • Illustrate how to configure Topaz with ISPW
  • M-Tables
    • Describe the features of M-tables
    • Describe the reference data options
    • Explain Technical Support tables
    • Describe the functionality of each of the Technical Support tables
  • Generate Processing
    • Explain the use of generate processing
    • Describe generate variables and their parameters
    • Explain parts registration and build map
    • Illustrate how to use ISPW skeletons (skells)
  • Exit Processing
    • Describe ISPW exit processing
    • Explain the types of exit processing
    • Create new exits
  • Component Reference
    • Describe Component Reference features
    • Explain how to make the Component Reference functional
    • Explain User Exits
  • Set Processing
    • Describe sets and their attributes
    • Explain how the approval process works
    • Explain the set scheduling system
  • Deployment Processing
    • Explain the deployment concepts
    • Describe the deploy maintenance functions
    • Explain the steps in ISPW deploy
    • Illustrate the deployment process
    • Explain user references
  • APIs
    • Explain Batch API or External Call Interface and its uses
    • Understand the different APIs available
    • Describe ISPW Rest API
  • ISPW Security
    • Describe how ISPW security works
    • Explain how to prepare for implementing security
    • Define security rules
    • Explain how to preview security rules
    • Define security objects and methods
  • Troubleshooting
    • Describe the importance of monitoring changes made in the ISPW and the ISPF systems
    • Explain how to troubleshoot dataset migration issues
    • Describe troubleshooting when multiple component types are used in the same library
    • Understand how to troubleshoot a generate