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AIX Basics (4 days)

Course Details

Name AIX Basics (4 days)
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Location:
London - City
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Price:
£2379.00 +vat
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Course ID:
459947

Overview

This course enables students to perform everyday tasks using the AIX operating system.

Learn to perform everyday tasks using the AIX operating system.

Target Audience

This basic course is intended for anyone who requires basic AIX/UNIX user skills to be able to work in an AIX environment.

This course is also a prerequisite for many courses in the AIX Systems Administration curriculum.

Learning Objectives

  • Log in to an AIX system and set a user password 
  • Use AIX online documentation 
  • Manage AIX files and directories 
  • Describe the purpose of the shell 
  • Use the vi editor 
  • Execute common AIX commands and manage AIX processes 
  • Customize the working environment 
  • Use common AIX utilities 
  • Write simple shell scripts 
  • Use the AIXWindows Environment 
  • Use the Common Desktop Environment

Pre-Requisites

Students should be familiar with:

  • Basic information technology (IT) concepts and the role of an operating system.

Course Content

Day 1

  • Unit 1 - Introduction to AIX 
  • Unit 2 - Using the System 
  • Exercise 1 - Using the System
  • Unit 3 - AIX Documentation 
  • Exercise 2 - AIX Documentation
  • Unit 4 - Files and Directories 
  • Exercise 3 - Files and Directories
  • Unit 5 - Using Files 
  • Exercise 4 - Using Files

Day 2

  • Unit 6 - File Permissions 
  • Exercise 5 - File Permissions 
  • Unit 7 - The vi Editor 
  • Exercise 6 - The vi Editor 
  • Unit 8 - Shell Basics 
  • Exercise 7 - Shell Basics 
  • Unit 9 - Using Shell Variables 
  • Exercise 8 - Using Shell Variables

Day 3

  • Unit 10 - Processes 
  • Unit 11 - Controlling Processes 
  • Exercise 9 - Controlling Processes
  • Unit 12 - Customizing the User Environment 
  • Exercise 10 - Customizing the User Environment 
  • Unit 13 - AIX Utilities, Part I 
  • Exercise 11 - AIX Utilities (1) 
  • Unit 13 - AIX Utilities, Part I (Continued) 
  • Exercise 12 - AIX Utilities (2) 
  • Unit 14 - AIX Utilities, Part II 
  • Exercise 13 - AIX Utilities (3)

Day 4

  • Unit 14 - AIX Utilities, Part II (Continued) 
  • Exercise 14 - AIX Utilities (4) 
  • Unit 15 - Additional Shell Features 
  • Exercise 15 - Additional Shell Features 
  • Unit 16 - The AIX Graphical User Interface

London - Old Broad Street

Description:

The centre is set in the heart of the city, approximately a ten minute walk from Bank and Liverpool Street tube stations.

Centre Access

The centre is open between 08:30 and 17:30 on working days. The Reception is situated on the lower ground. All floors are accessible via lift. 

Registration

Most courses begin at 09:30 on the first morning. Please register with the customer services team at Reception on the lower ground floor. To maintain building security and comply with health and safety legislation, delegates will be asked to sign in on a daily basis.

Lunches

A map of local food outlets will be given to delegates. Lunch arrangements for any delegates with disabilities can be organised with the customer service team at Reception.  Refreshments are provided during breaks and consist of a selection of hot drinks and biscuits.

Internet Access

Internet café computers are available in the delegate area. 

Location:

120 Old Broad Street
London
EC2N 1AR

 

Directions:

London Old Broad Street Exterior

By Rail

Liverpool Street Railway Station (10 minutes)

The nearest railway station is Liverpool Street. Take exit 2 for Old Broad Street. Cross over the junction. Keeping Tower 42 on your left hand side, the training building is approximately 50 yards on your right.  Enter the building through revolving doors.  

By Tube

Bank Tube Station (5 minutes)

The nearest station is Bank. Take exit 2 for Threadneedle Street.  At the junction branch left into Old Broad Street, walk past 125 Old Broad Street (Old Stock Exchange). The training building is on the left hand side. Enter the building through revolving doors.


By Rail.

The nearest railway station is Liverpool Street. Take exit 2 for Old Broad Street. Cross over the junction. Keeping Tower 42 on your left hand side, the Azlan Old Broad Street building is approximately 50 yards on your right.

By Tube.

The nearest station is Bank. Take exit 2 for Threadneedle Street. At the junction branch left into Old Broad Street, walk past the Stock Exchange. The building is on the left hand side.
Enter through revolving doors.

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