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

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

This course is intended for

This is an intermediate course for anyone with system administrative duties implementing and managing an AIX operating system in a multiuser POWER (System p) partitioned environment.


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)


Learn to install, customize, and administer the AIX operating system in a POWER (System p) partitioned environment. This course is based on AIX 7.1 running on a Power7 system managed by HMC version 7.

Day 1
  • Introduction to IBM POWER systems, AIX and system administration
  • AIX system management tools
  • System startup and shutdown
  • AIX installation
Day 2
  • AIX software installation and maintenance
  • System configuration and devices
  • System storage overview
  • Working with the Logical Volume Manager
Day 3
  • File systems administration
  • Paging space
  • Backup and restore
Day 4
  • Security and user administration: Part 1
  • Security and user administration: Part 2
  • Scheduling and time
  • TCP/IP networking
Day 5
  • TCP/IP networking (continued)
  • Introduction to workload partitions
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