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AN14 IBM AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals

4.6 out of 5 rating

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

This intermediate course is appropriate for experienced UNIX system administrators who want to support AIX running on POWER processor based systems in a mult-iuser POWER (System p) partitioned environment.


At course completion, you will be able to:- 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) and IBM systems director console for AIX - 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 as a tool in problem determination - Configure TCP/IP networking


Students will learn to install, customize and administer the AIX operating system in a multi-user POWER (System p) partitioned environment.

  • Introduction to AIX and IBM Power systems
  • AIX system management tools
  • AIX software installation and maintenance
  • System configuration and devices
  • TCP/IP networking
  • System startup and shutdown
  • Basics of configuring logical partitions
  • AIX installation
  • Working with the Logical Volume Manager
  • File systems administration
  • The Object Data Manager
  • LVM metadata
  • Disk management procedures
  • Backup and restore
  • Error monitoring
  • System initialization - I
  • System initialization - II
  • (00:35) Exercise 17
  • (00:25) Unit 18: The AIX system dump facility
  • (00:15) Exercise 18
  • Advanced install techniques
  • Alternate disk installation
  • Alternate disk - part 1 (pre-clone)
  • Using multibos
  • Alternate disk - part 2 (post-clone)
  • multibos
  • Appendix A: Survey of additional AIX facilities
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans AN14 IBM AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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