AIX System Administration

PT6253
Summary
This course combines lectures and hands-on labs to teach the participant how to manage the AIX operating system. It includes information on basic system administration, as well as including topics that are AIX-specific that would be of interest to administrators coming from other platforms. The course may be customized to include topics associated with AIX on the SP platforms.
Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with using the UNIX operating system, including using vi, navigating file systems and using basic commands.
Duration
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is designed for New AIX system administrators or administrators migrating from other UNIX systems to AIX.
Topics
  • Introduction to System Administration
  • System Management Tool (smit)
  • Managing Devices
  • System Startup/Shutdown
  • File System Concepts
  • The Journaled File System
  • Backup and Restore
  • Logical Volume Manager
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • AIX Queuing System
  • Basic Problem Determination

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