Courses & Workshops

4-4411 OpenText MIM Managed File Transfer Fundamentals

Duration: 4 day

After completion of this four-day course, the student will be able to apply a working knowledge of OpenText MIM (Metastorm Integration Manager) Managed File Transfer (MFT) capabilities including:

  • Concepts
  • Architecture
  • Planning and Installation
  • Operational Management and Monitoring
  • Administration
  • Creation of Transfer Requests for files and WebSphere MQ queues
  • Adding exits to Transfer Requests
  • Available sample exits
  • Working with the XMScript programming language
  • Working with XML data in XMScript
  • Accessing the Registry from programs
  • Writing custom exits with the XMScript
  • Adding custom status to exits and components

Day 1

  • MIM Managed File Transfer Overview
  • Architecture and Components
    • Lab: Set up for labs
  • Planning and Installation
    • Lab: Installing Metastorm Integration Manager
  • Node and Service Management
    • Lab: Managing Components
  • Basic Transfer Requests
    • Lab: Basic Transfer Requests
  • Managing Transfer Requests with the Process Monitor
    • Lab: Using the Process Monitor for Transfers
  • Using Process Auditor to Monitor Transfer Status
    • Lab: Working with the Process Auditor
Day 2
  • Problem Determination
    • Lab: Diagnosing and Correcting Problems
  • Transferring Files with Other Platforms
  • Destination Lists and Request Groups
    • Lab: Working with Destination Lists and Request Groups
  • Advanced Transfer Request Options
    • Lab: Executing Stored Requests via the Command Line
  • Directory Monitoring
    • Lab: Setting Up Directory Monitoring
  • UNIX Administration Overview (optional)
  • File-to-Message (F2M) and Message-to-File (M2F) Transfer Requests
    • Lab: Working with F2M and M2F Transfer Requests
Day 3
  • Configuring Node Topologies
    • Lab: Creating Node Topologies
  • Process Monitor Access Control
    • Lab: Working with Access Control
  • z/OS Administration Overview (optional)
  • Registry and Workbench
    • Lab: Manipulating the Registry with the Workbench
  • i5/OS Administration Overview (optional)
  • Client Support
    • Lab: Configuring MIM Client Nodes
  • Transfer Request Security
Day 4
  • MIM MFT Integration Overview
    • Lab: Setup for labs (optional)
  • Invoking Transfer Request Exits
    • Lab: Invoking Exits
  • A Quick Tour of XMScript
    • Lab: Working with simple XMScript programs
    • Lab: Developing Scripts with the Workbench
  • XML Support in XMScript
    • Lab: Programming with XML in XMScript
  • Workflow Object and Process Flows
    • Lab: Using the Transfer Request XML Interface
  • Creating Custom Exits
    • Lab: Developing Custom Exits
  • Creating Custom Status in Exits
    • Lab: Adding Status to the Exit


Future Administrators, Operation Staff, Developers and Users of OpenText MIM Managed File Transfer


This class is intended for students who will be responsible for working in a Metastorm Integration Manager Managed File Transfer environment to support data movement and integration. This is an introductory level course and students in this class should possess some familiarity with networking, programming and computer fundamentals. This class assumes the student has a working knowledge of WebSphere MQ or takes our WebSphere MQ class. Students should be reasonably familiar with:

  • WebSphere MQ configuration
  • Concepts of WebSphere MQ distributed messaging
  • WebSphere MQ architectural concepts
  • Programming with a language such as C, C++, C#, Java, Perl, Ruby or JavaScript


    Format Currency Price
    Per Course at Customer Site USD  18,000.00 

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    Extra expenses: Customer site course prices do not include instructor travel expenses, which are billed separately.

    Reservations: Please provide a minimum of 3 weeks advance notice when arranging courses at customer sites.

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