Training Overview:

Forscher Solutions provides the AIX Basic training course that delivers the knowledge requirements to perform day-to-day management operations on AIX Basic Administration and its deployed landscapes, within your own or your customer’s organization. The training is delivered by Subject Matter Experts currently managing, landscapes in real time environments. The course and its contents are developed by subject matter experts in the AIX Systems and Storage management.

Target Audience and Pre-requisites

The training course is designed for candidates with no prior AIX/UNIX experience to experienced AIX Manager. There are no pre-requisites for this training. All trainings are designed and developed from the ground up by training experts specifically to cater, candidates of all technical back grounds.

Course Duration:

Fast Track – 5 Days

Normal Track – 4 to 5 weekends

Corporates – Custom built per Client requirements and modules required

Module 1: Introduction to AIX

  • Understanding the RISC Architecture
  • POWER Systems History
  • POWER systems previous and current models
  • Enhanced RISC
  • AIX Version and IBM Supporting Version details
  • AIX Hardware (Power 7, Enterprise, Power6 and power5)

Module 2: UNIX Basics

  • UNIX basic commands
  • Lab activity

Module 3: File System Hierarchy in AIX

  • To explain and understanding Filer system hierarchy











Module 4: AIX 6.1 – OS Installation

  • AIX Packaging Terminology
    •     File sets
    •     Packages
    •     Bundles
    •     PTFs
    •     APAR
  • Installation Options
    •     New and complete overwrite
    •     Migration
    •     Preservation
  • Common Installation Errors and Trouble shooting
  • Alternate disk installation techniques
  • Basic commands

Module 5: System Management

  • Command Line and menu-driven System Management Interface Tool (SMIT)
  • Remote Management Solutions IBM System Director

Module 6: Boot Process in AIX

  • Three phases in BOOT process
    •     ROS kernel init phase
    •     Base Device configuration
    •     System boot phase
  • Run Levels and their manipulation

Module 7: Software Installation and Maintenance

  • Software States
    •     APPLIED State
    •     COMMITED State
    •     Rejected State
  • Install and remove file sets / Software
  • Performing upgrades on an AIX POWER system

Module 8: Object Data Manager (ODM)

  • Object Classes (odmcreate, odmdrop)
  • Object (odmshow)
  • Descriptors (odmadd, odmchange, odmdelete, odmget)
  • Describe of ODM Object classes repositories
  • Four classes of SWVPD
    •     LPP
    •     Inventory
    •     Product
    •     History
  • Object Classes and explanations
    •     PdDv, PdAt – CUDv, CuAt
  • Fixing ODM problems of non-rootvg

Module 9: Device Management

  • Device management handles in AIX
  • Managing devices through CLI commands
  • Storage device handles from SAN and NAS

Module 10: Logical Volume Manager (LVM)

  • Paging Space
  • File Systems in AIX
  • Networking Concepts
  • Performance Monitoring in AIX
  • Scheduling Jobs
  • Backups
  • Network File Sharing (NFS)
  • Network Install Manager (NIM)
  • Overview of Virtual I/O

Module 11: Overview of HACMP

  • What is HA?
  • Planning
  • Configuration
  • Monitoring
  • Testing
  • Administration


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