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BMC Control-M - Workload Automation for Schedulers

( Duration: 5 Days )

The BMC Control-M - Workload Automation for Schedulers training course provides IT professionals with the concepts and hands-on experience of using distributed Control-M products to monitor and manage their production environments, including the creation of job definitions. This course explores features and functionality found in the Control-M Workload Automation interface, a monitoring and management tool for the enterprise batch scheduling environment. You will learn to manage job processing across all platforms supported by Control-M/Servers and Control-M/Agents, including the creation, scheduling, and deployment of job processing definitions using the Planning domain.

By attending BMC Control-M - Workload Automation for Schedulers workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Examine Control-M terminology, architecture, key components, and their relationships
  • Use the Control-M Workload Automation interface to control job execution, including the creation and scheduling of job definitions for a Control-M environment
  • Examine the scheduling options available for job definitions, including the use of calendars
  • Describe and use all types of Control-M variables, including job-specific user-defined variables,global variables, and system variables
  • Examine the configuration and use of notifications and on-do actions
  • Examine the use of control and quantitative resources in job definitions
  • Manage job workload using the Workload Policy Manager
    • Creation and use of SMART Folders
    • Creation and use of job templates
  • Use the Control-M/Forecast to verify job schedules and observe simulated job flow
  • Use the Control-M Batch Impact Manager to proactively detect and address problems in the execution of a series of jobs

  • Knowledge of Control-M Workload Automation

Administrators, Operators & Schedulers



Control-M Workload Automation Solution Overview

  • User Roles and Security
  • Control-M Concepts and Terminology

Introduction to the Control-M Workload Automation Interface

  • Control-M Workload Automation Overview
  • Navigating Control-M Workload Automation
  • Creating Folders and Jobs
  • Managing Workspaces, Folders, and Jobs
  • Cyclic Jobs Overview

Controlling Job Flow

  • Job Prerequisite Overview
  • Condition Properties
  • Automatically Creating Conditions
  • Manually Creating Conditions
  • Condition Display Options

Scheduling Jobs

  • Basic Scheduling Options
  • Using and Managing Calendars
  • Periodic Calendars
  • Rule-Based Calendars
  • Advanced Scheduling Options

Managing Job Templates and Mass Job Creation

  • Job Templates Overview
  • Using Functions in Templates
  • Mass Job Creation

Using Variables

  • Variable Overview
  • Specifying Variables in Job Definitions
  • Using Include Variables
  • Global Variables Overview
  • Variable Utilities

Managing Notifications, On-Do Actions, and Alerts

  • Purpose of Notifications and On-Do Actions
  • Purpose of On-Do Actions
  • Viewing and Acting on Alerts

Managing Viewpoints

  • Viewpoints Overview
  • Accessing the Viewpoint Manager
  • Creating Customizable Filters
  • Using the History Domain to Open Archived Viewpoints

Controlling Workspace Display and Updating Multiple Jobs

  • Control-M Workload Automation Options
  • Find and Update Overview

Understanding Global Conditions

  • Global Conditions Overview
  • Managing Global Conditions

Using Resources

  • Resources Overview
  • Control Resources Overview
  • Managing Quantitative Resources
  • Workload Policies Overview

Understanding and Using SMART Folders

  • SMART Folder Overview
  • SMART Folder Properties
  • Creating SMART Folders
  • Creating Sub-Folders in SMART Folders

Creating Reports

  • Control-M Reporting Facility Overview
  • Generating Reports
  • Creating Report Templates using the Report Wizard
  • Batch Processing of Reports

Control-M/Forecast and BMC Batch Impact Manager

  • Control-M/Forecast
  • Control-M Batch Impact Manager (BIM)

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