Course Description

Shell Script Programming in z/OS UNIX

Course Code: U-515
Recommended Duration: 3 Days


Students who complete this course will be able to use many of the advanced capabilities of UNIX System Services running under z/OS. This is an intense, practical encounter with the UNIX world as implemented on the z/OS platform, and a natural follow on to the course U510: "Introduction to z/OS UNIX".


Programmers experienced with working in an OS/390 or  z/OS environment who will be designing and coding applications that are to be run using z/OS UNIX, especially Web-based applications.


Fundamental knowledge of z/OS UNIX system services, such as might be obtained from attending our course U510: "Introduction to z/OS UNIX".

Related IBM Materials

This course is drawn from these and other IBM manuals; access to these publications in the classroom is desirable but not required:

SA22-7801 - z/OS UNIX User's Guide
SA22-7802 - z/OS UNIX Command Reference

Major Topics Include



There are 19 hands-on exercises, as well as a number of structured Computer Experiments.

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