Mainframe System Admin Training

Get the Mainframe System Administration training in real time to understand the basic knowledge of Mainframe system administrator. Mainframe System Administration sub categories includes MVS system programmer, DB2 system programmer, Storage system programmer, CICS system programmer, Automation system programmer, Performance system programmer.
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About Course

This course gives you the clear understanding about the basic mainframe system administration roles and responsibilities in maintaining the mainframe system.

At the end of this course by Gangboard, you will be able to,

  • Understand the basics of mainframe hardware & OS(z/OS)
  • Understand JCL & VSAM
  • Understand basics of JES and other subsystems
  • Understand basics of OS initialization & SMPE concepts
  • Understand basics of SAF & RACF
  • Understand basics of DB2 & CICS administration

Since mainframe system administration does not require any programming knowledge. This training will be suitable for

  • Fresh Graduates
  • Job Seekers
  • Who wants to get better job opportunities in mainframe servers

Pre-requist:Basic knowledge about the computer system

Mainframe Servers are one of the oldest servers used in the market successfully. IBM provides continuous support in implementing latest technology to the new z servers. This Mainframe severs are mostly used in Fortune 500 companies, so we have lot of scope till the server runs.

This Mainframe system administration course happens on weekdays and weekend according to the batch formation. Weekend classes will happen for 4hrs and week days will be 2hrs a day. So total course duration will be 45hrs including assessment and mock interview.

Mainframe System Admin Syllabus

Introduction to Mainframe system

  • Basic understanding of mainframe systems
  • Characteristics of mainframe systems
  • Different processing(Online, Batch & TSO) in mainframe systems

Introduction to z architecture

  • Evaluation of z architecture
  • Basic z architecture
  • Hardware & OS
  • Mainframe Virtual Storage(MVS)
  • Dynamic Address Translation(DAT)
  • LPAR


  • Time sharing option(TSO)
  • Basics of Interactive System Productivity Facility(ISPF)
  • Navigating to different ISPF options
  • Different types of datasets used in mainframe


  • Coding a Job Control Language(JCL)
  • Basic Utilities
  • Different parameters used in the JCL
  • Virtual Storage Access Method(VSAM)
  • GDG


  • Catalog types
  • Master Catalog & User catalogs
  • Create, List & Resizing catalog datasets


  • Initial Program Load(IPL)
  • Different startups in IPL
  • SYStem RESident(SYSRES) Volumes
  • Different subsystems


  • Job Entry Subsystem(JES)
  • Start & stop of JES
  • JES processing

Storage Management

  • Basics of DASD & TAPE servers
  • SMS
  • Different CLASS parameters
  • Storage Parmlib Member
  • ADRDSSU utility


  • System Management Facility(SMF)
  • SMF MAN datasets
  • SMF Record types
  • SMF dataset status


  • Resource Management Facility(RMF)
  • Different Monitoring

Other Subsystems

  • VTAM
  • USS


  • Resource Access Control Facility(RACF)
  • Different Profiles
  • Resource profiles
  • SMP/E
  • System Modification Program Enhanced(SMPE)
  • Different installation packages
  • Types of SYSMODs
  • Different Zones
  • Temporary datasets

DB2 Administration

  • DataBase administration(DB2)
  • DB2 address spaces
  • DB2 components
  • Online & Offline Utilities

CICS Administration

  • Basics of CICS transactions

Upcoming Batches

Start Date End Date Time (EST) ( UTC -5) Day
27 Jan 2020 24 Feb 2020 (08:30 PM - 10:00 PM) Mon-Fri
28 Jan 2020 25 Feb 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM) Tue-Sat
28 Jan 2020 25 Feb 2020 (08:30 AM - 10:00 AM) Tue-Sat
01 Feb 2020 29 Feb 2020 (08:30 AM - 11:00 AM) Sat,Sun
31 Jan 2020 28 Feb 2020 (08:30 PM - 11:00 PM) Fri,Sat

Mainframe System Admin Certification

During the course you will be seeing the real time scenarios and issues happening in the Mainframe system.  We will be available to resolve any type of questions and clarifications.  All the course completed candidates will receive a certificate from GANGBOARD.

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Detailed installation of required software will be displayed in your LMS. Our support team will help you to setup software if you need assistance. Hardware requirements need to be fulfilled by participants.

No worries. It might happen. We will reschedule the classes as per your convenience within the stipulated course duration with all such possibilities. And if required you can even attend that topic if any other live batches.

Top-notch professionals in that field who understands how to convey things in technical as well as subject matter experts.

We offer this course in “Live Instructor-Led Online Training” mode. Through this way you won’t mess anything in your real-life schedule. You will be shared with live meeting access while your session starts.

You can get a sample class recording to ensure you are in right place. We ensure you will be getting complete worth of your money by assigning a best instructor in that technology.

We are absolutely loved to talk in-person about group training (or) corporate training. So, please get in touch with our team through “Quick Enquiry”, “Live Chat” or “Request Call-back” channels.

Payments can be made using any of the following options and a receipt of the same will be issued to you automatically via email.

  1. Visa Debit Card / Credit Card
  2. American Express
  3. Master Card, Or
  4. PayPal

We are providing Mainframe System Admin online training, One-to-One training with the help of experts. Our learners and trainers are frequently coming from different countries like USA, India, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and UAE. To specify in cities London, Bangalore, California, New York, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, San Francisco, New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Kolkata, Gurgaon, Berlin and Hyderabad among many.

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