AN12 IBM Power Systems for AIX II - AIX Implementation and Administration

Learn to install, customize, and administer the AIX operating system in a POWER (System p) partitioned environment. This course is based on AIX 7.1 running on a Power7 system managed by HMC version 7.

AN12 IBM Power Systems for AIX II - AIX Implementation and Administration

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Learning Objectives

Install and the AIX operating system, filesets, and RedHat Package Manager (RPM) packages

  • Perform system startup and shutdown
  • Discuss and use system management tools such as System Management Interface Tool (SMIT) and IBM systems director console for AIX
  • Manage physical and logical devices
  • Discuss the purpose of the logical volume manager
  • Perform logical volume, paging space and file system management
  • Create and manage user administration
  • Manage AIX user security including enhanced RBAC and implement customized access of file and directories
  • Perform and restore system backups
  • Utilize administrative subsystems, including cron to schedule system tasks
  • Configure TCP/IP networking
  • Define and run basic Workload Partitions (WPAR)


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Day 1
  • Introduction to IBM POWER systems, AIX and system administration
  • AIX system management tools
  • System startup and shutdown
  • AIX installation
  • 2 - Day 2
  • AIX software installation and maintenance
  • System configuration and devices
  • System storage overview
  • Working with the Logical Volume Manager
  • 3 - Day 3
  • File systems administration
  • Paging space
  • Backup and restore
  • 4 - Day 4
  • Security and user administration: Part 1
  • Security and user administration: Part 2
  • Scheduling and time
  • TCP/IP networking
  • 5 - Day 5
  • TCP/IP networking (continued)
  • Introduction to workload partitions
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This is an intermediate course for anyone with system administrative duties implementing and managing an AIX operating system in a multiuser POWER (System p) partitioned environment.


    Other Prerequisites

    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

    AN12 IBM Power Systems for AIX II - AIX Implementation and Administration

    Course Length : 5 Days

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