About this course

Course code TPZL1_AN202
Duration 5 Days

This course will teach you how to use shell scripts and utilities for practical system administration of AIX (or other UNIX) operating systems.

Prerequisites

  • An understanding of programming fundamentals: variables, flow control concepts such as repetition and decision.
  • A working knowledge of AIX including the use of the vi editor, find and grep commands.

Students without this experience should attend AIX Basics (AN10G).

Participants

  • This course is for support staff for AIX on POWER systems

Delegates will learn how to

  • Distinguish Korn and bash shell specific features
  • Use utilities such as sed and awk to manipulate data
  • Understand system shell scripts such as /etc/shutdown
  • Write useful shell scripts to aid system administration

Outline

  • Basic shell concepts
  • Flow control in a shell Script
  • Functions and typeset
  • Shell features such as arithmetic and string handling
  • Using regular expressions
  • Using sed, awk and other AIX utilities

5 Days

Duration
Delivery Method

Delivery method

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