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Managing OS/400 with Operations Navigator V5R1 Volume 1: Overview and More

An IBM Redbooks publication

Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.


Published on 29 December 2002

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ISBN-10: 0738424250
ISBN-13: 9780738424255
IBM Form #: SG24-6226-00

Authors: Jim Cook, Murtuza Choilawala, Steve Dillen, Stephan Leisse, Dwayne Lindner, Steven Murray, Lindsay Porter and Marios Symeonides

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    OS/400 Operations Navigator is the graphical interface to manage your IBM eServer iSeries runtime environment. V5R1 Operations Navigator contains major function and interface enhancements over previous releases. This IBM Redbooks publication presents an overview of all V5R1 Operations Navigator functions. It is the first volume in the "Managing OS/400 with Operations Navigator V5R1" series.

    The key enhancements include a new Work Management component; new job, message, and B2B activity monitors; and new graph history for viewing performance data. It also includes new and updated interfaces to networking capabilities like Quality of Service, Virtual Private Network, TCP/IP configuration and connection verification utilities. And it includes new and improved multiple system management of system values and user and group profiles. V5R1 Operations Navigator has also improved Windows operating systems administration and the online help.

    This volume focuses on installation and function navigation, and provides an overview of all V5R1 Operations Navigator functions. It also provides details on specific Operations Navigator components, most of which are essential to understanding the functions described in the other volumes of this book volume set.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Operations Navigator introduction

    Chapter 2. Operations Navigator overview

    Chapter 3. Installation and general navigation

    Chapter 4. Basic Operations

    Chapter 5. Work Management

    Chapter 6. Management Central and Monitors

    Chapter 7. TCP/IP Network

    Chapter 8. File Systems

    Chapter 9. Backup

    Chapter 10. Advanced Function Printing (AFP) Manager

    Chapter 11. Plug-in support

    Chapter 12. Application Administration

    Appendix A. System Values

    Appendix B. Operations Navigator server jobs

    Appendix C. Operations Navigator functions by release

    Appendix D. Setting the time values for Management Central functions

    Appendix E. Management Central Problem Determination Traces

    Appendix F. V5R2 iSeries Navigator enhancements summary