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System Programmer Interaction with CA 7

4 hours



This advanced course describes how communication with CA 7 is possible using various interfaces and then focuses on the management and performance aspects of CA 7 using workload balancing macros and reporting.


System Programmers and Operations Analysts that need to manage CA 7 performance.


Successful completion of the Monitoring and Managing the Batch Processing Environment course.


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

  • Identify how the Batch Terminal Interface (BTI) is used
  • Create REXX code that will invoke CA 7 commands
  • Describe how workload balancing is used
  • Create simple workload balancing macros
  • Identify reports and graphs that can be produced

Course Content

Batch Terminal and REXX Interfaces

Using the Batch Terminal Interface (BTI)

BTI Commands

Invoking the CAICCI User Interface for REXX

Executing CA 7 Commands Using REXX

Workload Balancing

The Workload Balancing (WLB) Facility

Coding and Activating WLB Macros

Displaying Workload Balancing Definitions

Performance and Statistical Reporting

CA 7 History Reports

CA 7 Workload Planning Reports

CA-Earl and CA-Easytrieve Reporting

CA 7 Automated Performance Analysis (APA) Graphs

System Programmer Interaction with CA 7® Mastery Test

Course Catalog » CA Technologies Curriculum
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