In this classroom course, you will learn basic concepts and skills you need to be productive users on Power Systems with IBM i. With plenty of hands-on lab exercises, we show everything from signing onto the available user interfaces; green screen environment and IBM Navigator for i. You will learn how objects are managed on the system and how you display these objects. You will learn to use control language (CL) commands (fast path) and how to work with and manage messages on the system. Students will also learn how to the system manages work and how you manage your printouts. Lastly, students will also get a basic overview of security.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:
Explain the functions supported by IBM i operating systems
Explain Power System with IBM i models and generations
Explain which applications are supported
Sign on / off the system
Use the display station keyboard
Use the online help that is available
Use the different interfaces available for IBM i
Understand how objects are managed
Enter control language (CL) commands
Send and receive messages and work with message queues
Manage work and output
Explain basic security concepts on IBM i

  • Introduction and overview to IBM i

  • Using the 5250 emulation interface

  • Overview of IBM I Access Client Solutions

  • Using IBM Navigator for i

  • Using the messages function on IBM i

  • Using CL commands on IBM i

  • Managing objects on IBM i

  • Managing your work on IBM i

  • IBM i security overview

  • Additional education


This course is intended for new users employed in a data processing environment who are new to Power Systems with IBM i.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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