LENGTH: 40 Hours (5 days)
This course provides advanced AIX system administrator skills with a focus on availability and problem determination. It provides detailed knowledge of the ODM database where AIX maintains so much configuration information. It shows how to monitor for and deal with AIX problems. There is special focus on dealing with Logical Volume Manager problems, including procedures for replacing disks. Several techniques for minimizing the system maintenance window are covered. While the course includes some AIX 7.2 enhancements, most of the material is applicable to prior releases of AIX.
This is an advanced course for AIX system administrators, system support, and contract support individuals with at least six months of experience in AIX.
You should have basic AIX System Administration skills. These skills include:
These skills can be developed through experience or by formal training. The recommended training course to obtain these prerequisite skills is:
If the student has AIX system administration skills, but is not familiar with the LPAR environment, those skills can be obtained by attending the following course:
Prior to enrolling, IBM Employees must follow their Division/Department processes to obtain approval to attend this public training class. Failure to follow Division/Department approval processes may result in the IBM Employee being personally responsible for the class charges.
GBS practitioners that use the EViTA system for requesting external training should use that same process for this course. Go to the EViTA site to start this process: http://w3.ibm.com/services/gbs/evita/BCSVTEnrl.nsf
Once you enroll in a GTP class, you will receive a confirmation letter that should show: