IBM Workload Scheduler 9.4 Administration

 2 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

This course teaches the administrative functions necessary to plan, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot an IBM Workload Scheduler 9.4 network. This course includes an in-depth look at designing an IBM Workload Scheduler network architecture, background processes in Workload Scheduler, workstation and network configuration options, workload production cycle and processing, effective use of Workload Scheduler security, and techniques for Identifying and resolving common problems. Hands-on lab exercises include planning a network, defining workstations and domains, and installing and configuring Workload Scheduler components.


Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Oct 07  - Oct 08, 2021
8:30AM - 4:30PM Central
2 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Dec 09  - Dec 10, 2021
8:30AM - 4:30PM Central
2 Days
Virtual Instructor Led

Who Should Attend

New IBM Workload Scheduler administrators who seek proficiency in Workload Scheduler 9.4. Existing administrators, installers, and support personnel who are converting software from previous versions to Workload Scheduler 9.4. Anyone needing detailed guidance on designing Workload Scheduler networks, managing background process, security, configuration, and backups.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the workstations
  • Describe the components and their interactions
  • Plan a Workload Scheduler network for your organization
  • Install and configure the components
  • Upgrade a workstation to the latest version
  • Customize how jobs run
  • Manage how users are authenticated and authorized to use Workload Scheduler
  • Demonstrate the daily planning functions
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with Workload Scheduler


1 - Introducing IBM Workload Scheduler Administration
  • Using dynamic batch computing
  • IBM Workload Automation configurations
  • Workload Scheduler architecture
  • Workload Scheduler agents and workstations
  • Using the Dynamic Workload Console
  • Getting started with the command-line interfaces
2 - Planning the Workload Scheduler implementation
  • Planning the Workload Scheduler architecture
  • Creating workstation and domain definitions
  • Workload Scheduler networks
  • Preparing a database
  • Checking hardware and software prerequisites
  • IBM Workload Automation users
3 - Installing and configuring Workload Scheduler
  • Preparing for the installation
  • Choosing an installation method
  • Configuring Workload Scheduler
4 - Upgrading Workload Scheduler
  • Planning and preparing the upgrade
  • Performing an upgrade
  • Performing ongoing maintenance
5 - Managing the production cycle
  • Production and preproduction plans
6 - Running agent processes
  • Workload Scheduler agent processes
  • Using the console manager
  • Configuring the job environment
7 - Securing Workload Scheduler
  • Providing specific access
  • Configuring authentication
  • Configuring Dynamic Workload Console roles
  • Configuring user authorization
8 - Finding and repairing problems
  • Built-in troubleshooting features
  • Checking workstation status
  • Finding log files

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