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AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals

COURSE TYPE

Intermediate

Course Number

1412

Duration

5 Days

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Provide focused training for experienced UNIX administrators on how to install, customize, and administer the AIX operating system in a multiuser POWER (System p) partitioned environment. The course is based on AIX 7.1 running on a Power system managed by Hardware Management Console version 7 and provides practical discussions that are appropriate to earlier AIX releases.

You Will Learn How To

  • Install 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 and file system management
  • Perform and restore system backups
  • Use the AIX error log as a tool in problem determination
  • Configure Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networking

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • You should be able to use basic UNIX commands to:
    • Execute basic AIX commands
    • Manage files and directories
    • Use the vi editor
    • Use redirection, pipes, and tees
    • Use the utilities find and grep
    • Use command and variable substitution
    • Set and change Korn shell variables
    • Write simple shell scripts
  • The above skills can be acquired by attending AIX Basics (AU130) or Course 1410 or through equivalent AIX/UNIX knowledge.
  • In addition, you are expected to have hands-on experience administering a UNIX operating system (such as Solaris, HP/UX, and others) including:
    • User management and system security
    • Storage
    • Networking
    • System shutdown and restart
    • Backup and recovery
    • System task scheduling

Course Outline

  • Day 1
  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: Introduction to AIX and IBM Power systems
  • Exercise 1: Introduction to AIX and IBM Power systems
  • Unit 2: AIX system management tools
  • Exercise 2: Using system management tools in AIX
  • Unit 3: AIX software installation and maintenance
  • Exercise 3: AIX software installation and maintenance
  • Unit 4: System configuration and devices
  • Exercise 4: System configuration and devices
  • Day 2
  • Unit 5: TCP/IP networking
  • Exercise 5: TCP/IP implementation
  • Unit 6: System startup and shutdown
  • Exercise 6: System startup and shutdown
  • Unit 7: Basics of configuring logical partitions
  • Exercise 7: Configuring logical partitions
  • Unit 8: AIX installation
  • Exercise 8: AIX installation
  • Unit 9: Working with the Logical Volume Manager
  • Day 3
  • Exercise 9: Working with LVM
  • Unit 10: File systems administration
  • Exercise 10: File systems administration
  • Unit 11: The Object Data Manager
  • Exercise 11: The Object Data Manager
  • Unit 12: LVM metadata
  • Exercise 12: LVM metadata issues
  • Unit 13: Disk management procedures
  • Exercise 13: Disk management procedures
  • Day 4
  • Unit 14: Backup and restore
  • Exercise 14: Backup and restore
  • Unit 15: Error monitoring
  • Exercise 15: Error monitoring
  • Unit 16: System initialization - I
  • Exercise 16: System initialization - I (Parts 1-3)
  • Day 5
  • Exercise 16: System initialization - I (Part 4)
  • Unit 17: System initialization - II
  • Exercise 17: System initialization - II
  • Unit 18: The AIX system dump facility
  • Exercise 18: System dump
  • Unit 19, Topic 1: Alternate disk installation
  • Exercise 19,Topic 1: Alternate Disk
  • Unit 19, Topic 2: Using multibos
  • Exercise 19: Topic 2: multibos
  • Optional Appendix A: Survey of additional AIX facilities
  • Optional Appendix B: Printers and queues
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