Learn to install, customize, and administer the AIX operating system in a multiuser POWER (System p) partitioned environment. This course is based on AIX 6.1 running on a Power6 system managed by HMC version 7. This course is also appropriate for prior releases of AIX and has a high practical content.
This course is appropriate for anyone with system administrative duties implementing and managing an AIX operating system in a multiuser POWER (System p) partitioned environment.
You should be able to:
- Log in to an AIX system and set a user password
- Execute basic AIX commands
- Manage files and directories
- Use the vi editor
- Use redirection, pipes, and tees
- Use the utilities find and grep
- Use the command and variable substitution
- Set and change Korn shell variables
- Write simple shell scripts
- Use a graphic Common Desktop Environment (CDE) interface
These skills can be acquired by taking AIX Basics (AU13) or through equivalent AIX/UNIX knowledge.
In addition, it would be helpful (but not mandatory) that you be familiar with partitioning concepts and technology as taught in Power Virtualization I: LPAR Planning and Configuration (AN11)
Delegates will learn how to
- Install the AIX operating system, filesets and RPM packages
- Perform system startup and shutdown
- Understand and use system management tools, focusing on SMIT and IBM systems director console for AIX
- Manage physical and logical devices
- Understand the logical volume manager
- Perform logical volume and file system management
- Create and manage user and group accounts
- Perform and restore system backups
- Utilize administrative subsystems, including cron to schedule system tasks, and security to implement customized access of files and directories
- Configure TCP/IP networking
- Understand and Implementation Workload Partitions
- Unit 1 - Introduction to IBM POWER p systems, AIX and System Administration
- Unit 2- AIX System Management Tools
- Unit 3 - System startup and shutdown
- Unit 4 - AIX installation
- Unit 5 - AIX Software installation and maintenance
- Unit 6 - System configuration and devices
- Unit 7 - System storage overview
- Unit 8 - Working with the Logical Volume Manager
- Unit 9 - Managing file systems
- Unit 10 - Paging space
- Unit 11 - Backup and restore
- Unit 12 - Security and user administration
- Unit 13 - Scheduling
- Unit 14 - TCP/IP Networking Overview
- Unit 15 - Workload Partitions
- Open Lab Time
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