This course is the essential foundation for anyone intending to work in an AIX technical environment. The course introduces and explains the AIX computing environment at a conceptual and terminological level, and also includes a number of practical, hands-on exercises that reinforce the knowledge gained during the formal classroom sessions.
Delegates will learn how to
· use AIX documentation
· move around the AIX directory structure
· create, copy and move files and directories
· understand AIX file permissions
· use the vi editor
· list and control processes
· understand and use AIX metacharacters
· use grep, cut, awk, sed and sort
· change login profiles
· understand the basics of AIX scripting
· use basic archiving commands
· utilise basic and advanced utilities.
Introduction and Orientation
Understanding AIX components; logging in and out of an AIX system; understanding command structure; using keyboard control characters; using mail.
Files & Directories
Files and directories: what are they; becoming familiar with important AIX directories; relative vs full paths; copying, moving, creating and deleting files & directories; displaying text files; useful file utilities, the find command; hard vs symbolic links.
Permission concepts; directory vs file permissions; changing permissions; controlling default permissions with umask.
Opening files and inserting text; creating and editing files; the most important survival commands; saving changes.
Why metacharacters; using wildcards for filenames; command redirections; combine commands with pipes; using command and variable substitution; disabling metacharacters.
Aliases; shell functions; setting and exporting variables; configuring the shell with set; using .profile and .kshrc to customisie the environment.
Understanding process structure; listing and controlling processes; using nice and renice; running background jobs.
Shell script introduction
Running scripts; positional parameters; conditional execution; iterative processing with for and while; exit codes.
grep; Regular expressions; Using sort; The find command; Progress tesing and check; Command summary.
Understanding regular expressions; using grep; extracting portions of text with cut and awk; using sed and sort to edit and sort text.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
|Capacity||Max 12 Persons|
|Training Type||Classroom / Virtual Classroom|