Tis guide is intended for students learning computer operations and administration on the AS/400 computer system. Offering a unique approach to learning AS/400 operations with extensive hands-on labs, self-tests, and review questions, this book uses real-world situations to enable users to be productive with AS/400 operations. This book also covers the requirements of the two IBM AS/400 certification exams: AS/400 Associate System Operator Certification (test 052) and AS/400 Professional System Operator Certification (test 053). The primary goal of this book is to teach users how to perform day-to-day operations on an AS/400 computer system, including IPL, starting and stopping the system, backup and recovery, and system cleanup. Procedures covered include creating and maintaining user environments, device configuration and management, security implementation, work and data management, and TCP/IP configuration. Console operations discussed include jobs, message handling, and working with spool files and peripheral devices. Functions of Operations Navigator are covered, and Electronic Customer Support (ECS) and PTF upgrades are also introduced.Dawson, Mike is the author of 'Understanding As/400 System Operations', published 2000 under ISBN 9781583470152 and ISBN 1583470158.