About this Course

Code TPZL1_LX21
Duration 3 Days

This course is designed to teach the installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Power 7 servers. Class activities include installing, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting Linux in a native system environment.


You should have a basic background in systems administration and/or troubleshooting.

No previous courseware is required.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Recognize different execution environments that each Linux distribution runs on for POWER processor-based systems
  • Install a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • Configure a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • Manage a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • Locate and utilize IBM Service and Productivity tools
  • Navigate Open Firmware subsystem
  • Customize the configuration of the yaboot boot loader
  • Access rescue mode on a Linux distribution


Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 - PowerLinux introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Introduction to lab environment
  • Unit 2 - PowerVM
  • Exercise 2 - PowerVM operations
  • Unit 3 - Utilizing Open Firmware

Day 2

  • Exercise 3 - Open Firmware operations
  • Unit 4 - Installing Linux on Power
  • Exercise 4 - Installing Linux
  • Unit 5 - Power systems device management

Day 3

  • Exercise 5 - Managing Power systems devices
  • Unit 6 - Boot loader configuration
  • Exercise 6 - Configuring yaboot
  • Unit 7 - Rescue mode
  • Exercise 7 - Accessing rescue mode

3 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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