IBM open badges are making a difference by building your personal brand and advancing your career. With IBM open badges, you can easily and quickly share verified proof of your achievements both within IBM and externally. Where applicable, your IBM credentials are represented by a digital image that contains verified metadata describing your qualifications and the rigorous process necessary to earn them.
Now it’s time to earn and share your mainframe badges!
IBM Open Badge for networking on z/OS foundations
The Networking on z/OS – Foundations course is tailored for novice users of z/OS Communications Server to learn networking on z/OS. After completing this course, you will have foundational understanding of networking on z/OS, including general networking concepts, TCP/IP and SNA communication protocols, network security, and network operations.
To earn this foundational badge, you need to complete a digital course and pass the final assessment.
- Audience: New technical professional with no or little experience in z/OS Communications Server
- Purpose: Provide foundational knowledge in networking on z/OS that is needed for on-the-job expertise
IBM Open Badge for z/OS TCP/IP Configuration with NCA
IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) provides a framework for managing various aspects of a z/OS system through a task-oriented, web browser GUI interface. In z/OSMF, a plug-in is a collection of one or more system management tasks that add function to z/OSMF. IBM Configuration Assistant for z/OS Communications Server (NCA) is one of the z/OSMF plug-ins.
The z/OS TCP/IP Configuration with Network Configuration Assistant digital course is now available for users of IBM Configuration Assistant for z/OS Communications Server (NCA) to learn the z/OS TCP/IP configuration provided with the NCA. The estimated time for this course is 3 hours and 30 minutes.
After completing this course, you will be able to use the NCA to create and manage TCP/IP profiles, including import of existing TCP/IP profiles, dynamic reconfiguration of running stacks, and configuration for disaster recovery and planned outages. If you pass the final assessment of this course, you will earn the following badge. With IBM open badges, you can easily and quickly share verified proof of your achievements both within IBM and externally.
We are also building more advanced badges for networking on z/OS. Stay tuned.
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Erin Zhang is the Content Designer for Enterprise Network Solutions in IBM Systems, with over 10 years of experience in designing and developing technical content. She is now leading the content team to reshape users' information experience with z/OS Communications Server.