z/OS Installation Using ServerPac

This course is designed to teach you how to use the CustomPac installation dialog to receive and install a new z/OS ServerPac order. It also discusses basic PARMLIB customization which may be required before the new z/OS system can be IPLed. The course includes a considerable hands-on lab component.

Profil uczestnika

This intermediate course is for New z/OS System Programmers who are required to install and administer an z/OS environment.


Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 – Introduction to z/OS installation
  • Unit 2 – Overview of the ServerPac package
  • Unit 3 – Implementing the CustomPac installation dialog
  • Unit 4 – z/OS system catalog concepts
  • Unit 5 – Initial ServerPac installation and configuration (Part 1)
  • Lab 1 – Install the installation dialog and RECEIVE the order

Day 2

  • Unit 5 – Initial ServerPac installation and configuration (Part 2)
  • Lab 2 – Configure the ServerPac order

Day 3

  • Unit 6 – Building the ServerPac system
  • Lab 3 – Build the ServerPac system volumes
  • Unit 7 – IPL your new z/OS system
  • Unit 8 – Overview of initial z/OS customization
  • Unit 9 – Customizing the z/OS I/O configuration
  • Lab 4 – Customize the target system for IPL

Day 4

  • Unit 10 – Managing z/OS system resources
  • Unit 11 – Processing user work with z/OS
  • Lab 5 – IPL your new z/OS system
  • Unit 12 – Controlling z/OS application programs

Day 5

  • Unit 13 – Using saved configurations to speed up z/OS reinstallation
  • Unit 14 – Moving your z/OS system into production

Wymagane przygotowanie uczestników

You should have:

  • The ability to use MVS JCL to construct job streams
  • The ability to use VSAM IDCAMS to work with VSAM objects
  • End-user skills for TSO/ISPF PDF editor and utilities
  • Understanding of z/OS functional components: Equivalent to attending z/OS Facilities 
  • Familiarity with SMP/E processing


  • Create a z/OS implementation plan based on installing a z/OS ServerPac
  • Install and activate the CustomPac Installation Dialog
  • Use the CustomPac Installation Dialog to configure the z/OS system layout according to local requirements
  • Execute the installation jobs created by the installation dialog and any related customization task necessary to build an initial IPLable z/OS system
  • Perform the hardware and software configuration tasks required to IPL a z/OS system
  • Perform basic PARMLIB customization of the new z/OS base necessary to provide a stable platform for migration and testing of other products and applications on the new z/OS level
  • Reuse the ServerPac z/OS system configuration in future installations and reduce time spent on upgrading the z/OS system level

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