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BMC Control-M Workload Automation 8.0: Foundation (WBT)

This introductory course is designed to teach basic concepts of distributed Control-M. It familiarizes participants with the functionality of BMC Control-M Workload Automation 8.0. The initial modules provide introductory information on Control-M concepts and terminology, followed by modules providing information on the basic flow and functioning of BMC Control-M Workload Automation. The course also includes information on how to use the BMC Control-M Workload Automation interface to monitor and manage an environment, including details on how to use Viewpoints to review job status details and Workspaces to create and schedule the job definitions for an environment.

  • Key Roles
  • Skills Gained
  • Who Can Benefit
  • Syllabus

Administrators and System Programmers

  • Responsible for the overall health of the system data
  • Maintain and run the software that supports the scheduling system, which includes installation, upgrades, configuration, maintenance and control of the scheduling software's security

Operators

  • Monitor the scheduling system
  • Fix and re-run problematical jobs, but typically do not create job schedules

Schedulers

  • Create the job schedules in a production environment
  • Verify that jobs run correctly
  • May monitor the system in conjunction with Operators

Mainframe Operators

  • Apply policies and procedures to meet the scheduling needs of the company
  • Responsible for capacity planning, server consolidation, and performance optimization of systems, databases, networks, and applications

Certified Administrator

  • Execute installation, enterprise scale implementation, advanced tuning and configuration, and issue resolution on Control-M for Distributed Systems 

Accreditations and Certifications

BMC Education Services offers an Accreditation for BMC Atrium CMDB.  Accreditations and Certifications give individuals the confidence that their skills are current, meet BMC standards, and that the individual can be identified as one of the elite resources in the industry.

The benefits for pursuing accreditation or certification include providing solid product foundation to your IT organization for a positive impact on ROI, accelerating professional development and improving productivity.

Course Objectives

  • Describe Control-M architecture, concepts, and the purpose and functionality of BMC Control-M workload Automation
  • Navigate and perform common functions in the BMC Control-M Workload Automation interface
  • Perform various actions on jobs, including actions that can be used to control and analyze job flow
  • Order jobs from BMC Control-M Workload Automation
  • Describe the purpose of job conditions and resources, and manage conditions and resources in the active environment
  • Monitor and analyse the execution of SMART Folders
  • Use Workspaces to organize job definitions
  • Create basic job definitions
  • Define basic job scheduling criteria
  • Understand how to use and define cyclic jobs
  • Check in Workspaces and job definitions
  • Create and use job calendars
  • Define job folder parameters
  • Create and manage job templates
  • Define cyclic jobs
  • BMC Control-M Schedulers
  • Batch Operators

1  BMC CONTROL-M WORKLOAD AUTOMATION OVERVIEW

  • Control-M Workload Automation
  • concepts and terminology
  • Job processing and tracking

2 OVERVIEW OF THE CONTROL-M WORKLOAD AUTOMATION INTERFACE

  • Accessing BMC Control-M Workload Automation
  • BMC Control-M Workload Automation overview
  • Working with BMC Control-M Workload
  • Automation

3  MONITORING YOUR ENVIRONMENT

  • Exploring Viewpoints
  • Opening Viewpoints
  • Using filters
  • Accessing job details
  • Finding jobs in a Viewpoint

4  PERFORMING JOB ACTIONS

  • Controlling job execution
  • Analysing  job flow
  • Ordering jobs
  • Accessing alerts information

5  UNDERSTANDING AND USING CONDITIONS AND RESOURCES

  • Understanding conditions
  • Monitoring jobs in SMART Folders
  • Working with quantitative resources
  • Working with control resources

6  PLANNING YOUR ENVIRONMENT

  • Creating jobs for your environment
  • Specifying job properties
  • Scheduling jobs
  • Defining job dependencies
  • Using cyclic jobs
  • Checking in Workspaces

7  MANAGING CONTROL-M WORKLOAD AUTOMATION ELEMENTS

  • Creating and using calendars
  • Managing job folders
  • Managing job templates

 

 

 BMC
  • Course Code: AUTO-WAFD-0800
  • Duration : 6 hours
  • Certified by: BMC

This introductory course is designed to teach basic concepts of distributed Control-M. It familiarizes participants with the functionality of BMC Control-M Workload Automation 8.0. The initial modules provide introductory information on Control-M concepts and terminology, followed by modules providing information on the basic flow and functioning of BMC Control-M Workload Automation. The course also includes information on how to use the BMC Control-M Workload Automation interface to monitor and manage an environment, including details on how to use Viewpoints to review job status details and Workspaces to create and schedule the job definitions for an environment.

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