AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals

AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

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.

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Intended Audience for this AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals Course

  • » This intermediate course is intended for experienced UNIX system administrators who need training to support their transition to supporting AIX running on POWER processor based systems in a multiuser POWER (System p) partitioned environment.

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AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals Course Objectives

  • » 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

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AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. Introduction to AIX and IBM Power systems
          1. Introduction to AIX and IBM Power systems
        2. AIX system management tools
          1. Using system management tools in AIX
        3. AIX software installation and maintenance
          1. AIX software installation and maintenance
        4. System configuration and devices
          1. System configuration and devices
      2. Module: 2
        1. TCP/IP networking
          1. TCP/IP implementation
        2. System startup and shutdown
          1. System startup and shutdown
        3. Basics of configuring logical partitions
          1. Configuring logical partitions
        4. AIX installation
          1. AIX installation
        5. Working with the Logical Volume Manager
          1. Working with LVM
      3. Module: 3
        1. File systems administration
          1. File systems administration
        2. The Object Data Manager
          1. The Object Data Manager
        3. LVM metadata
          1. LVM metadata issues
        4. Disk management procedures
          1. Disk management procedures
      4. Module: 4
        1. Backup and restore
          1. Backup and restore
        2. Error monitoring
          1. Error monitoring
        3. System initialization - I
          1. System initialization - I
          2. System initialization - I
      5. Module: 5
        1. System initialization - II
          1. System initialization - II
        2. The AIX system dump facility
          1. System dump
        3. Topic 1: Alternate disk installation
          1. Topic 1: Alternate Disk
        4. Topic 2: Using multibos
          1. Topic 2: multibos

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  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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