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Course Catalog » CA Technologies Curriculum

Backup, Recovery, and Problem Resolution

5 hours



This advanced course covers the types of backup and recovery options, techniques and products that are available to CA 7. It looks at defining attributes associated with CA 7 disaster recovery mode and how some automatic recovery can be configured. Preventing and resolving common CA 7 issues is also provided.


Operators, Production Support/Schedulers, Operations Analysts and Systems Programmers that are responsible for the backup, recovery and general problem resolution associated with CA 7.


Successful completion of all CA 7 courses in this curriculum or equivalent knowledge.


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

  • Identify the scenarios in which the Automated Recovery Facility (ARF) can be used
  • Create a simple ARF definition and link it to a job
  • Identify the software products and programs that can be used for CA 7 backup and recovery
  • Describe how CA 7 disaster recovery mode is used
  • Identify and resolve common CA 7 problems

Course Content

Automated Recovery Facility

Types of Job Conditions That Can be Monitored

Automated Recovery Facility (ARF)

Creating an ARF Definition

Linking an ARFSET to a Job

Backup Processing

Importance of Backups

Products Used For CA 7 Data Backup

Recovery Strategies

CA 7 Dormant Version

Products Used For CA 7 Data Recovery

Recovery Aid Facility

Disaster Recovery Mode

Problem Determination, Resolution, and Support

Identifying and Resolving Common Problems

Automated CA 7 Notification

CA 7 and IBM Health Checker

CA Support

Backup, Recovery, and Problem Resolution Mastery Test

Course Catalog » CA Technologies Curriculum
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