AIX System Administration

This class introduces administrators to the AIX operating system. The class focuses on fundamental commands and concepts needed for day-to-day maintenance of AIX based machines. Participants will attain the skills necessary to operate confidently and efficiently in a command line and menu-based environment, monitor system performance, and manage system services. The student will also learn to maintain service configuration files, manage user accounts, and manage and maintain the disk subsystem, LVM, and network.Emphasis will be placed on writing Korn Shell script files to automate repetitive and monitoring tasks.This class is modeled after IBM's AIX System Administration Certification Study Guide and may be taught on any version of AIX.
Students should have a working familiarity with the AIX operating system, including experience using the vi editor, navigating the hierarchical file system and using basic commands.
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for AIX administrators.
  • System startup problem handling
  • Hardware Management
  • System and Software Installation
  • The Object Data Manager
  • Storage management, LVM, and file systems
  • Managing System Paging
  • System Backup
  • System Resource Controller Administration
  • Network administration
  • Network File System (NFS) Administration
  • Monitoring and Managing
  • User Administration
  • Printing
  • Sendmail and E-mail

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