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AIX System Administration - Part II

This IBM AIX System Administration training course is for System Administrators and Support Staff, who wish to perform advanced administration tasks, perform basic troubleshooting and improve security.  

Course Objectives are to be achieved by a mixture of command line syntax and use of the System Management Interface Tool (SMIT).

Although the course is based on AIX Version 6.1, it is also appropriate for prior releases of AIX.

Who will the Course Benefit?

The AIX System Administration - Part II course is designed for AIX System Administrators and Programmers and other Technical IT staff who require a greater understanding of the AIX system to enable them to perform basic troubleshooting, make use of advanced security features and highlight current/potential performance issues.

The course assumes knowledge of the IBM AIX Operating System to the level covered in the AIX System Administration - Part I Course.

Learning Objectives

Course Objectives

On completion of the course the delegate will have practical experience of how to troubleshoot system startup problems, perform more advanced LVM tasks, implement system security and understand the ODM files in device configuration.


Pre-Requisite Courses

    * AIX Basics
    * AIX Shell Programming
    * AIX System Administration - Part I

Course Content

Skills Gained

The delegates will have knowledge and practise in:

    * P-SERIES and AIX Overview
    * The Object Data Manager
    * Resolving Boot Problems
    * System Initialisation
    * Boot Problems
    * Interpreting LED Codes
    * Disk Management Theory
    * Disk Management Procedures
    * Alternative Mirroring and Stripping with RAID
    * Disk Replacement Techniques
    * Backing up the System Using mksysb
    * Backup from a Split Mirror
    * Error Log and Diagnostics
    * Performance and Workload Management
    * Understanding the Workload and Bottlenecks
    * Advanced Security Features
    * Auditing
    * Access Control Lists
    * The Trusted Computer Database

NOTE: Course technical content is subject to change without notice.

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