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Course Catalog » IMS Curriculum » IMS Series V11

IMS Commands

5 hours



The IMS Commands course explains the different methods in which IMS commands can be invoked and provides examples of commands used to display various IMS system activity. A detailed description of the IMS startup and shutdown process and the associated commands is also provided.


This course is suitable for systems programmers, and operations staff.


Successful completion of the 'Introducing IMS' course or equivalent knowledge.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Enter commands used to display IMS activity
  • Start and stop IMS regions
  • Describe the processes and commands used for IMS startup and shutdown

Course Content

Starting with IMS Commands

Invoking IMS Commands

Displaying System Activity

Displaying the Status of IMS Regions and Components

Starting IMS

IMS Initialization Process

Starting the IMS Control Region

Starting IMS Resources

Managing IMS

Managing the IMS Database

Controlling IMS Programs and Transactions

Stopping IMS Activity

Performing an IMS Shutdown

IMS Commands Mastery Test

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