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z/VM RACF and DIRMAINT Implementation

IBM Course Code: ZV200CE

GK# 0861 Vendor# ZV20G

Course Overview


This course introduces you to the implementation of the DirMaint and RACF/VM program products. The class focuses on the required steps of implementing DirMaint and RACF/VM in the z/VM 6.2 environment. You participate in hands-on labs where they install, tailor, and use these two program products from an end user and system programmer view point.

What You'll Learn

  • Implement the DirMaint program product in a z/VM 6.2 system
  • Support the modification of the system directory with DirMaint
  • Implement the RACF program product in a z/VM6.2 system
  • Implement security policies, profiles, and groups for users' password and system resources


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Classroom Live Outline

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: DirMaint and RACF overview
  • Exercise 1: z/VM RACF and DirMaint labs logon
  • Unit 2: DirMaint implementation
  • Exercise 2: DirMaint implementation

Day 2

  • Unit 3: DirMaint operations and commands
  • Exercise 3: DirMaint command and operation overview
  • Unit 4: DirMaint additional topics
  • Exercise 4: DirMaint additional topics and functions

Day 3

  • Unit 5: z/VM RACF implementation overview
  • Unit 6: RACF implementation process
  • Exercise 5: RACF implementation

Day 4

  • Unit 7: RACF commands
  • Exercise 6: RACF commands
  • Unit 8: RACF processes
  • Exercise 7: RACF functions and processes

Day 5

  • Unit 9: RACF auditing, backups, DSMON, and Report Writer
  • Exercise 8: RACF auditing, backups, and DSMON

Who Should Attend


This intermediate course is for VM system programmers who are responsible for the support of Linux guest systems that require knowledge of DirMaint and RACF/VM.

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 5 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 5 day

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