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

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Length: 5 day (40 hours)


Course objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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 outlines

  • Introduction to IBM POWER systems, AIX and system administration 
  • AIX system management tools
  • System startup and shutdown
  • AIX installation
  • AIX software installation and maintenance
  • System configuration and devices
  • System storage overview
  • Working with the Logical Volume Manager
  • File systems administration
  • Paging space
  • Backup and restore
  • Security and user administration- Part 1
  • Security and user administration- Part 2
  • Scheduling and time
  • TCP/IP networking
  • Introduction to workload partitions