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AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals

SS Course: 38078

Course Overview


Provide focused training for experienced UNIX administrators on how to install, customize, and administer the AIX operating system in a multiuser IBM Power server partitioned environment. The course is based on AIX 7.3 running on a Power system managed by Hardware Management Console version 10 and provides practical discussions that are appropriate to earlier AIX releases.


Scheduled Classes

07/29/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
09/09/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
10/28/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
12/02/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn

  • 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)
  • 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 and RMC as tools in problem determination
  • Configure Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networking


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    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 (AN10D1DG or AN10G) 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

        Who Should Attend


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

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