IBM-AIX Training Programme

Revanth Technologies Institute
45 hrs

Course Summary

IT, Software & Hardware
45 hrs
Class room
Beginner/Entry level

Course Overview

Revanth Technologies offer online training for all the software courses to those who want to achieve a rich level of professional knowledge in IT field. Students can attend at their Convenient and flexible timing or schedule their convinient time after attending demo.

Revanth Technologies Online training classes happens within a live environment, where the instructor and student interact using web conferencing tools like Gotomeeting and Webex which facilitates interactive learning sessions through both desktop sharing & audio sharing.

Course Description

  • Basics
  • AIX introduction
  • AIX installation
  • Devices
  • AIX Standalone booting procedure
  • Software installation
  • Security and User Administration
  • Storage Technology
  • Logical Volume Manager
  • File systems
  • Paging space
  • Scheduling
  • Backup and restore
  • WPAR
  • Problem determination
  • Networking
  • Network File Sharing (NFS)
  • Performing tuning

Topics Covered



    • File system of UNIX
    • Architecture of UNIX
    • Creating, removing, copying, moving files & directories
    • Using files and directories
    • Wildcard characters
    • Input/Output-Redirections
    • File/Directory permissions
    • Usage of filter commands    

    AIX introduction:

    • Introduction to AIX
    • Introduction P-Series P4, P5, P6 and P7 hardware features
    • AIX 6.1 vs AIX 5.3
    • Upgradation from version 5.3 to 6.1*
    • Evolution of AIX servers and AIX OS
    • Using SMIT, WSM, SYSTEM DIRECTORY (System Management Interface Tool)
    • AIX on blade servers

    AIX installation:

    • Using new and overwrite method
    • Preservation method
    • migration method


    • Object Data Manager(ODM)
    • Device Terminology
    • Device states
    • Configuring the devices
    • Self configuring devices
    • Solving Real time issues related to devices
    • Solving device related questionnaire
    • Change of media speed on Ethernet adapter

    AIX Standalone booting procedure:

    • The boot process
    • Important LED codes
    • Boot phases
    • System initialization

    Software installation:

    • Patching definitions
    • Software installation and maintenance
    • Software states
    • Life cycle of TL, downloading TL from fix central

    Security and User Administration:

    • User accounts
    • Groups
    • Security logs
    • Security files
    • Changing ownerships
    • Login sequence
    • Regaining root’s password

    Storage Technology:

    • DAS ( Direct Attach Storage )
    • NAS ( Network Attach Storage )
    • SAN ( Storage Attach Storage )

    Logical Volume Manager:

    • Benefits of LVM
    • Logical Volume Manager Components
    • Physical storage
    • Logical storage
    • RAID levels
    • MWC (Active, Passive)
    • Read & Write policies
    • Volume groups
    • Uses of logical volumes
    • LVM questionnaire include real time issues related to LVM

    File systems:

    • Explanation of types of File systems in real time usage.
    • Creation of file system
    • Creation of RAW File system as per the Database/Application
    • Creation and enable of LARGE file system for Database
    • Mounting of File system on different directories
    • Troubleshooting of corrupted file system

    Paging space:

    • What is paging space?
    • Using paging space
    • Changing paging space
    • Importance of paging space
    • Importance of LRUD process
    • Real time issues with paging space


    • Cron
    • At
    • batch
    • Real time discussions on jobs performed through cron& related issues

    Backup and restore:

    • Mksysb backup-rootvg
    • Savevg backup for datavg
    • Performing mksysb like real time through NFS
    • Altvg backup and different methods for alt disk
    • Mirroring rootvg
    • SAN boot
    • Multibos
    • Real time discussions on backups


    • Its usage in industry
    • Creating WPAR & using WPAR
    • How to create a file system in WPAR
    • Discussions on real time scenarios around 100 real time tickets.
    • Configuring ground works monitoring agent
    • Resume preparation for AIX

    Problem determination:

    • The errpt command
    • The system error log
    • Starting and stopping error log
    • Diagnostics, what is diag, what is diag cd & its usage in real time


    • What is TCP/IP
    • Configuring TCP/IP
    • DNS
    • Taking host information before reboot
    • What is DNS
    • Why DNS
    • Ether channel, configuring ether channel (NIB and link aggregation)
    • Real time networking issues with AIX
    • Configuring router between two networks
    • Discussion on task related for AIX admin in TCP/IP

    Network File Sharing (NFS):

    • Configuring NFS server
    • Exporting NFS directories
    • Mounting an NFS directory at client
    • Discussion of real time scenarios, troubleshooting on NFS
    • Using rpcinfo, nfsstat, nfsthread
    • Starting and stopping of NFS services

    Performing tuning:

    • Issues with CPU
    • Issues with memory
    • Issues with I/O
    • Real time Perf issue discussion, running perfpmr.Sh on AIX

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