This course introduces basic administrative tasks associated with Linux Servers hosted on Power Systems servers. This includes installation, command line operations, system administration, device management, IBM tools, and system recovery.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Recognize different execution environments that a Linux server runs on within a POWER8 processor - based server
Install Linux Server on a POWER8 processor - based server
Manage Linux Server within a POWER8 processor - based server environment using standard tools
Install and use IBM Service and Productivity tools
Customize the configuration of the boot loader
Use recovery mode to rescue a failed Linux instance
System administrators that have experience with either Linux or Power Systems, but not both. This course provides the bridge for those skill sets to be brought together.
Students attending this course should have a basic background in systems administration and/or troubleshooting. No previous course ware is required.
Day 1 Unit 1 - Installing Linux on Power systems Exercise 1 - Linux installation Unit 2 - System management tools Exercise 2 - System management tasks
Day 2 Exercise 2 - System management tasks (continued) Unit 3 - Power Systems device operations and rescue mode Exercise 3 - Manage Power systems devices and rescue operations Unit 4 - Linux systemd
Day 3 Unit 4 - Linux systemd (continued) Exercise 4 - System administration Unit 5 - Service and productivity tools Exercise 4 - Linux on Power service productivity tools