AN110 IBM Power Systems for AIX I - LPAR Configuration and Planning

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3 Days

18 CPD hours

This course is intended for

This is an intermediate course for architects, system integrators, security administrators, network administrators, software engineers, technical support individuals, and IBM Business Partners who implement LPARs on IBM Power Systems.


Describe important concepts associated with managing POWER7 processor-based systems, such as Logical partitioning (LPAR), dynamic partitioning, virtual devices, virtual processors, virtual consoles, virtual Local Area Network (VLAN), and shared processors Describe the features of the PowerVM Editions. Use the System Planning Tool to plan an LPAR configuration Describe the functions of the HMC Configure and manage the HMC, including users and permissions, software, startup and shutdown, remote access features, network configuration, security features, HMC backup and restore options, and the HMC reload procedure Describe the rules associated with allocating resources, including dedicated processors, processing units for Micro-Partitions, memory, physical I/O for AIX and Linux partitions Configure and manage LPARs using the HMC Graphical User Interface (GUI) and HMC commands Interpret physical and AIX location codes and relate to the key hardware components Power on and power off the POWER7 system Use the HMC to back up and restore partition data


In this course, students will learn the skills needed to become an effective administrator on IBM's POWER7-based systems that support Logical Partitioning (LPAR).

Day 1
  • Introduction to partitioning
  • Hardware system overview
  • Hardware Management Console
Day 2
  • Hardware Management Console (cont.)
  • System Planning Tool
  • HMC and managed system maintenance
  • System power management
  • Planning and configuring logical partitions
Day 3
  • Planning and configuring logical partitions (cont.)
  • Partition operations
  • Dynamic resource allocation Exercise 9
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