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Unisys MCP ClearPath Web-based Courses and Descriptions

MCP Basic Training Tract (EPT35027)

Duration: 16 hours delivered in the following segments:


Getting Started with the Unisys MCP (ECP35042)

Length: 4 hours

Overview: This session prepares anyone new to the MCP environment to successfully understand the basic concepts of that operating system, its development and direction. It also demonstrates how to install and access the rich documentation sources available to the MCP client base.

Audience: Computer operators, administrators, technical support, programmers, and managers that will be using or managing an MCP server.

Objectives: At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Understand the underlying concepts of the MCP environment
  • Identify the major types of MCP server hardware
  • Describe the main categories of software used in the MCP environment
  • Articulate the Unisys strategy for the MCP customer base
  • Identify various forms of Unisys MCP Documentation
  • Install Unisys CD-ROM Library (CDLib Manager) and Acrobat Reader applications
  • Use CDLib Manager to locate documents
  • Interpret Railroad Diagrams to construct MCP command or programming syntax

Prerequisites: None. Simple computer concepts would be useful, especially some knowledge of the Microsoft Windows environment.

Key Topics:

  • Development of the MCP
  • Hardware Overview
  • Software Overview
  • Unisys Strategy
  • Documentation sources
  • MCP Product Documentation Library CD-ROM installation
  • Using the CD-ROM Library application (CDLib Manager)
  • Understanding Railroad Diagrams

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MCP Terminal Emulation (ECP35021) - 2 hours

Overview: This instructor-led, web-based session prepares anyone new to the MCP environment to successfully use a Unisys character-based Terminal Emulator.

Audience: Computer operators, administrators, technical support, programmers, and managers that will be using a Terminal Emulator to access a MCP system.

Objectives: At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the basic features and purpose for Terminal Emulation software.
  • Prerequisites: None.

Key Topics:

  • Unisys Terminals
  • Terminal Emulator purpose
  • Third Party Terminal Emulators
  • Web Enabler for ClearPath MCP
  • Configuration requirements
  • Forms mode
  • Emulator usage

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MCP Task Operations (ECP35014) - 4 hours

Overview: This instructor-led, web-based session prepares operators, programmers, technical support, and system administrators to successfully perform basic MCP operating system commands for monitoring and controlling tasks.

Audience: Operators, programmers, system administrators and technical support personnel that will be using or managing an MCP server.

Objectives: At the completion of this course, the student should be able to perform MCP system commands to monitor and control tasks.

Prerequisites: Getting Started with the Unisys MCP (ECP35042) and MCP Terminal Emulation, Transaction Server (COMS), and MARC Overview (ECP35016).

Key Topics:

  • MCP Terminology
  • System Command Usage
  • Commands for task display
  • Commands for task control

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MCP Disks and Files (ECP35015)

Length: 4 hours

Overview: This instructor-led, web-based session prepares operators, technical support, and system administrators to successfully configure and maintain the MCP disk subsystem. It includes features of MCP disk families; physical and logical attributes of disk storage; select system commands to interrogate disks, directories and filenames; and the Family Substitution concept and how it relates to usage of the MCP system.

Audience: Operators, system administrators and technical support personnel that will be using or managing an MCP server.

Objectives: At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the features of MCP Disk Families.
  • Identify the physical and logical attributes of disk storage and how they relate to programming and file storage on disk.
  • Use PER, PD, FILES and LFILES system commands to interrogate disks, directories and filenames.
  • Describe the Family Substitution concept and how it relates to usage of the MCP system

Prerequisites: Getting Started with the Unisys MCP (ECP35042) or equivalent knowledge.

Key Topics:

  • Disk Families
  • Directories
  • File names and titles
  • Finding files

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MCP Terminal Emulation, Transaction Server (COMS) and MARC Overview (ECP35016)

Length: 4 hours

Overview: This session prepares anyone new to the MCP environment to successfully use a Unisys character-based Terminal Emulator and prepares operators, programmers, technical support, and system administrators to successfully access the MCP server, navigate between applications, and utilize COMS control commands to administer the online environment.

Audience: Operators, programmers, system administrators and technical support personnel that will be using or managing an MCP server.

Objectives: At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the basic features and purpose for Terminal Emulation software
  • Understand the structure of the Transaction Server environment
  • Use the MARC menu and command modes to perform system operations
  • Use COMS control commands to administer the online environment

Prerequisites: Getting Started with the Unisys MCP (ECP35042) and MCP Disks and Files (ECP35015) or equivalent knowledge.

Key Topics:

  • Unisys Terminals
  • Terminal Emulator purpose
  • Third-party Terminal Emulators
  • Web Enabler for ClearPath MCP
  • Configuration requirements
  • Forms mode
  • Emulator usage
  • Overview of COMS and MARC concepts
  • Using MARC menus
  • Using COMS control commands
  • Using REMOTESPO for system operations

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MCP Introduction to Client Access Services (ECP35017)

Length: 4 hours

Overview: This instructor-led, web-based training session prepares operators, programmers, technical support, and system administrators to successfully install, configure, and utilize the Client Access Services toolset to operate, administer, and interface to the MCP server using Windows based programs.

Audience: Operators, programmers, system administrators and technical support personnel that will be using or managing an MCP server.

Objectives: At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and features of Client Access Services
  • Identify the names and purpose of Client Access Services applications
  • Install Client Access Services applications on a workstation
  • Use MCP Disk Shares through Explorer and MCP File Copier

Prerequisites: Getting Started with the Unisys MCP (ECP35042).

Key Topics:

  • Features of Client Access Services
  • Client Access Services Applications and Purpose
  • Workstation Installation

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