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CA Scheduler Job Management for z/OS - UNIX - Windows
 

 

Administrator Course Outline

Course Description:
This course is designed to teach all administrator functions of CA Scheduler™ Release 11 starting from the system installation options to integration with other products and platforms. Students will learn implementation procedures, how to define and maintain datetables, schedules, jobs, email definitions, and cross platform jobs.  The second phase on the training will include schedule and job tracking, criteria language, scheduling techniques, system internals, daily maintenance procedures with the CA Datacom™ database and security set-ups.

Audience:
The audience consists of the CA Scheduler™ Administrators, Senior Operators, and Production Control Staff.

Outline:
Overview
Introduction to CA Scheduler™
Administrator System Defaults
Implementation - Defining the Schedules and Jobs
Documentation Facilities
Using VRM (Virtual Resource Manager)
Tracking and Controlling Schedules and Jobs
CA-Driver™ Overview
Reporting Facilities
Operator Commands & Procedures
CA-Datacom™ DBUTILITY functions
Scheduling Techniques
Installation Options
Upgrading to Release  11 from prior releases


Advanced Training

Course Description:
The advanced course is for those who administer the product and have at least 6 months experience using the product or took the CA Scheduler™ Administrator Course. Primary areas covered in this course are: Advanced scheduling techniques,  integrating with other platforms, using automation products with CA-Scheduler™, automation with CAJUCMD0 'IF/OR/AND' logic, advanced criteria language coding, setting up email alerts and using VRM. Other areas that will be covered are the Critical Path Monitor, Autoscan command file usage, making mass database changes using the unload/upload procedure and the CA-Driver™ interface.

Audience:
The audience consists of the CA Scheduler™ Administrators and Production Control Supervisors.

Outline:
Implementation Procedures review
Using more than one Datetable
How to use Accounting Prefixes with Datetables
Advanced Scheduling Techniques with Criteria Language
Tips on how to use VRM (Virtual Resource Manager)
Using email definitions to send alerts and perform commands to Schedules/Jobs
Using the database Unload/Upload Procedure
Cross Platform scheduling with or without agents
Creating Flows for Critical Path Monitor
Supplement available: Using CA-Scheduler with CA AutoSys


Release 11 Differences

Course Description:
This course is designed to refresh the students with the basics of CA Scheduler™ and to teach the new revisions for Release 11, including the new installation parameters, new features and changes to existing features. Areas covered include Schedule/Job History Setups, Auto Failover, setting Threshold Rules, new '-OR-' criteria statement, new daily maintenance procedures, and how to change the email reply address.

Audience:
The audience consists of the CA Scheduler™ Administrators and Production Control.

Outline:
Overview of New Features and Changes
Changes to the Schedule and Job base screens
How to setup Auto Failover
Setting up Threshold Rules
Using the new '-OR-' Criteria keyword
Updating the daily maintenance procedure CHCLEAN
Using different email reply 's for sending email
Notes on Upgrading to Release 11 from prior releases


Operations / Production Control Training

Course Description:
This course is designed to teach all Operational Functions of CA Scheduler™ Release 11 from  Signing on to integration with other CA Products. Students will learn start-up/shutdown procedures, tracking and controlling schedules and jobs, as well as rerunning or restarting production jobs with or without CA-11™. The students will also learn the details of the daily autoscan function and recovery procedures from a system failure or crash.

Audience:
The audience consists of the CA Scheduler™ Production Control and Operators.

Outline:
Overview
Introduction to CA Scheduler™
Staging and Modifying JOB JCL
Tracking and Controlling Schedules and Jobs
Operator Commands & Procedures
Daily Functions
Revisions for Release 11
Overview of the CA Datacom™ database
New Start-up and Shutdown procedures
How to use the Auto Failover Procedure (Shadow MUF)


Cross Platform Scheduling with UUJMA

Course Description:
This course is designed to teach Installation Options and Administrator Functions on the scheduling of Cross Platform (remote agent) jobs using CA-Scheduler™ Release 11.  Installation setups for OS/390/z/OS and Non-mainframe platforms are covered along with the CAICCI (Common Communications Interface) required setups. Students will learn how to define and track remote agent jobs (cross platform) to the CA-Scheduler™ database, how to implement and integrate remote jobs into the mainframe schedules, and how to re-rerun/restart remote agent jobs from CA Scheduler™.

Audience:
The audience consists of the CA Scheduler™ Production Control and Operators

Outline:
Overview of Cross Platform Scheduling with Remote Agents
CAICCI Installation and Connection Setups for OS/390

CAICCI Installation and Connection Setups for Non-OS/390 (Unix, Windows, etc)
Installation parameters for Cross Platform Scheduling & Tracking (CAIJGEN Options)
Cross Platform External Tracking Setups for Jobs
Tracking files (Events) on Windows/UNIX for predecessors in CA-Scheduler
Tracking files on Unix and Windows for CA-Scheduler Predecessors
Interfacing with CA Unicenter TNG

Setting up the XPS Router and Monitor Names
Defining Remote Jobs to CA Scheduler™

How to Rerun/Restart Remote (cross platform) Jobs
Job Types
Remote Node Names
Remote Command Syntax
Specifying Domain Names in Windows
User ID ‘s and Passwords
Cross Platform Job Definition Hands-on Lab