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Power Systems for AIX - PowerVM I Implementing Virtualization

SS Course: 38094

Course Overview

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This course provides an overview of the PowerVM edition's features on POWER processor-based systems. It explains the new features and benefits of virtualization including processor virtualization, Virtual I/O Server, and virtual devices, such as virtual Ethernet, virtual SCSI, and virtual Fibre Channel adapters. Basic and advanced configurations of the Virtual I/O Server and its clients are discussed including various availability options.

Expand your knowledge about PowerVM features that were introduced in Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11G).

This course provides lectures and hands on labs in an instructor lead course environment, either in a face-to-face classroom or in a live virtual classroom environment (ILO - Instructor Led Online).

                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

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12/12/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
02/13/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
03/27/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn

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  • Configure virtual SCSI devices that are backed by physical volumes, logical volumes, and optical media devices
  • Configure the Optical Media Repository, load a CD image, and use it to install a new AIX partition
  • Configure virtual Fibre channel devices using NPIV technology
  • Configure Ethernet link aggregation for load balancing and backup channel in the VIOS
  • Configure Shared Ethernet adapter failover and load sharing
  • Configure vNIC failover
  • Perform Virtual I/O Server maintenance operations

    Outline

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    Prerequisites

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    You must have advanced system administration experience with AIX 6 or AIX 7. This prerequisite can be met by attending one of the following courses:

    Power Systems for AIX II: Implementation and Administration (AN12G)

    Power Systems for AIX III: Advanced Administration and Problem Determination (AN15G)

    AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals (AN14G)

    Alternatively, you must have equivalent AIX and LPAR skills.

    General TCP/IP knowledge is strongly recommended.

    You are also expected to have logical partition administration skills on Power Systems servers, which can be obtained by attending Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11G).

        Who Should Attend

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        This advanced course is appropriate for System Administrators, Technical Support Personnel, and Business Partners responsible for implementing LPARs on IBM Power Systems with AIX servers.

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