One aspect of managing an IBM i system is checking on how system storage is being used. This course describes the operational procedures for collecting disk storage utilization data and printing this information in a variety of useful reports. The discussion includes techniques for spotting and responding to potential storage problems.
Approximate Study Time: 90 minutes
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the tools provided by IBM i to help you determine how storage is being used on your system
- Schedule a weekly or monthly batch job to collect disk space utilization data
- Identify the disk space utilization report that provides the information you need to respond to a suspected space problem
- Use IBM i facilities to generate a disk space utilization report that satisfies specified information requirements
The Need for Storage Management
Collecting Disk Space Utilization Data
Printing Disk Space Utilization Reports
Selecting a Report Type
IFS Space Reports
This course should be taken by the person responsible for managing the disk storage of an IBM i system. This person may be a senior operator or a system administrator.
To perform the tasks described in this course on a real IBM i system, your user profile must specify a user class of *SECOFR and you must have *ALLOBJ authority.
This course assumes that you can perform basic IBM i operations. You can satisfy these prerequisites by successfully completing the courses from the following Manta series: