Basic IBM AIX Training

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IBM-AIX workshop at Cympac Software Solutions

Part#1 AU13
  • Introduction to AIX Hardware
  • Overview of UNIX operating system
  • Basic UNIX commands
Part#2 & 3: AU14 and AU16

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Total Course Duration: 45 to 60 Days

  • 520 H/W information
  • IBM Power Systems and pSeries introduction
  • Using Hardware Management Console (HMC)
  • Flexible Service processor(FSP)
  • Advance System Management Interface (ASMI)
  • Start/stop AIX Operating system on a LPAR from HMC
Object Data Manager and Devices:
  • ODM why it is used and how to Backup ODM
  • Device configuration disconfiguration cycle in AIX
  • Adding/removing a hot plug device in AIX using configuration manager
  • Using ODM commands: lsdev, lscfg, lsconf, chdev,cfgmgr
  • ODM Device classes and Software VPD

Logical Volume Manager (LVM):
  • How LVM is organised in AIX
  • Drawbacks of traditional partitions Vs. Advantages of AIX LVM
  • Concepts: Physical volume, VolumeGroup, Logical Volume, Physical Partition, Logical Partition
  • Concepts: VGDA LVCB VGSA
  • rootvg and BOS Logival Volumes
  • Types of Logical Volumes and their use
  • PV, VG, LV characteristics
  • Varyon and Varyoff concepts and Quorum
  • Import and export of VGs
  • Create LV copies and mirroring of VGs
  • Remove failed PV from mirrored rootvg
  • Migrating data on a PV to another PV
  • Using syncvg, reorgvg, synclvodm commands
  • Changing volume group type
  • Running FSCK and defragfs on Filesystems
  • PV characteristics. Availability/ Allocation / VGDA / Max Request / PP distribution

AIX Filesystem Management:
  • Different types of AIX filesystems
  • JFS and JFS2 filesystems differences
  • Creating and mounting AIX jfs/jfs2 filesystems
  • extending / reducing filesystems
  • Changing mount point of filesystem
  • Managing jfslog / jfs2log devices
  • Running filesystem checks

AIX Storage Concepts
  • Host Bus Adapter and fibre SCSI
  • AIX connection with storage concept
  • Multipathing concepts

Paging and Dump:
  • AIX paging space designing
  • Adding / removing / extending / reducing paging space
  • Listing paging space utilization / information
  • Mirroring paging space and quorum changes
  • Taking a system dump from HMC
  • Remove failed disk in mirrored pagingvg
  • Dump devices and dump significance
  • Dump devices in mirrored rootvg
  • Configure primary and secondary dump devices in rootvg

SMIT and using SMIT:
  • SMIT concept and using smit from console and GUI
  • SMIT fastpaths

Networking AIX:
  • Networking devices and their initial configuration
  • Changing Speed/Duplex and IP settings
  • Etherchannel concepts and configuration
  • Manage routing table in AIX
  • Changing default gateway

Software Installation:
  • Fileset, package, License Program Product and BOS
  • Software installtion commands and modes of software install
  • Listing packages and filesets on installation media
  • Listing information about installed software
  • Install efix

Software Maintenance:
  • Introduction on APAR, ML, TL, SP and use
  • Software maintenance commands
  • AIX Upgrade considerations
  • Upgrade AIX system to a new Technology and service patch levels
  • Install GNU opensurce Linux softwares in AIX

Network File System:
  • Share a directory from one LPAR
  • Mount the NFS share on AIX
  • NFS communication troubleshooting

System Resource Controller
  • AIX Subsystems and Groups
  • Managing inetd subsystems
  • Running FTP server
  • Start / Stop services using SRC

Diag and error reporting
  • Error logging fascility
  • Use errpt to locate failed hardware/software
  • Remove/replace failed hardware and update errlog
  • Using diag to analyse error log

AIX Booting Process:
  • Inittab file and AIX runlevels
  • Phases of booting
  • Changing timezones
  • Boot system from either 32 bit or 64 bit kernel
  • Troubleshooting booting related problem
  • Read boot log

AIX Installation:
  • Pre and Post installation tasks
  • AIX BOS installation on an lpar
  • Difference between migration and preservation
  • New and complete overwrite installation

User Management:
  • User management concept
  • AIX Security files
  • Troubleshooting common login problems
  • User password and login policies

  • Backup directories and files
  • Job scheduling using cron, at, batch
  • Using nohup, jobs
  • Using snap command
  • Using topas, vmstat, iostat, svmon, vmo, nfso, no
  • Install rpms
  • Using X server in AIX

HMC (Hardware Management Console):
  • HMC models and introduction
  • HMC shutdown/startup
  • Create new lpar and install AIX
  • Boot/shutdown LPAR via HMC using GUI or command line
  • Introduction to VIOS and Hypervisor

Usual Batch Timings:

Morning: 8:00 to 9:30
Evening:7:30 to 9:30
Days: Monday to Saturday

Practical Timings:

Morning: 10:00 to Evening 8:30
Days:Monday to Saturday

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