CM660G: IMS Diagnostic Approaches

IBM Systems Training

on February 14, 2022

      

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Table of Contents

  1. Short Summary
  2. Duration
  3. Content Description
  4. Objectives
  5. Agenda
  6. Audience
  7. Skill Level
  8. Labs?
  9. Keywords
  10. Prerequisites
  11. Enrollment
  12. Errata
  13. Follow-on Courses

Short Summary

IMS System Programmers responsible for supporting IMS and diagnosing IMS problems.

Duration in Hours ⌚

24.0

Content Description

This class will teach you to understand the IMS software diagnostic process and to know what documentation is required to solve IMS software problems. IMS address space and Task Control Block (TCB) structures along with associated IMS control block structures will be examined to provide you with a roadmap to manuever through the diagnostic maze. Focus will be given to using Interactive Problem Control System (IPCS) and the IMS Interactive Dump Formatter to become familiar with IMS dumps.

Objectives

  • Learn IBM's recommendations for IMS diagnostic setup
  • Understand the usage of the IMS Interactive Dump Formatter
  • Identify the key z/os IPCS commands that are useful for IMS problem diagnostics
  • Describe the methodology for debugging IMS ABENDs
  • Describe the methodology for debugging IMS waits/loops

Agenda

  • Review IMS documentation setup process
  • IMS and z/os control block structure overview
  • IPCS analysis overview
  • IMS Wait analysis overview
  • IMS abend analysis overview
  • IMS dump analysis exercises

Audience

IMS System Programmers responsible for supporting IMS and diagnosing IMS problems.

Skill Level

Intermediate

Labs? 💻

N

Keywords

IMS; Web; Database; Transaction; Diagnosis; z/os;CM660G;CM660

Prerequisites

n/a

Enrollment

https://www.ibm.com/training/course/CM660G

Errata

None specified.

Follow-on Courses

None


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