This course, teaches the installation, customisation and day-to-day running of the AIX operating system. The course comprises formal classroom teaching and a number of practical, hands-on sessions.
At the completion of this course you will be able to:
· install AIX 6.1 and install subsequent software and fixes
· perform system shutdown and startup
· use SMIT for system administration
· configure and administer hardware
· describe how the LVM works
· create, administer and query Volume Groups, Logical Volumes and Physical Volumes
· create and administer jfs2 filesystems
· configure paging space
· configure AIX users and Groups
· backup and restore a system
· run jobs at scheduled times.
The root account; using su; why AIX is different from vanilla UNIX.
Installation methods - CD, NIM, mksysb; the install process; important post-install tasks.
System administration tools
Using smit; text vs GUI smit; using webmin; don't forget the command line.
The AIX boot process
Basic overview; the role of the BLV; the AIX bootlists; AIX runlevels and states; how init reads /etc/inittab; the /etc/rc file; controlling services with the SRC; system shutdown.
AIX software concepts - from LPP to filesets; nstalling software; software states; configuring software; installing and configuring fixes; SUMA.
The role of the ODM; the structure of the /dev directory; how cfgmgr works; rdware states; listing, adding and configuring hardware; physical vs AIX location codes.
Creating and configuring Volume Groups; creating and configuring Logical Volumes; striping and mirroring Logical Volumes; where LVM information is held.
The structure of the jfs2 filesystem; concepts of journaling; creating, mounting, unmounting and resizing jfs2 filesystems; /etc/filesystems; running fsck; setting up filesystems quotas; monitoring filesystems.
System backup and recovery
Archiving devices; backing up and restoring Volume Groups with mksysb and savevg; f ull and incremental backups of filesystems; how to restore a filesystem; using jfs2 splitcopy.
Memory and swap space
Listing memory and memory usage; configuring and monitoring page space.
Using crontab, and at; security issues; using /etc/qconfig as a batch processor.
Users and Groups
The AIX view of users; the login process; the user and group databases in /etc and /etc/security; add, change and delete users and groups; user configuration files; password management; using ulimit.
The setuid, setgid and sticky permissions; recap on umask; using ACLS; reading log files.
Printing on AIX
How qdaemon works; the /etc/qconfig file; print queues and virtual printers; make up your own backend; controlling print jobs.
attending the AIX Fundamentals course
|Capacity||Max 12 Persons|
|Training Type||Classroom / Virtual Classroom|