IBM AIX Training

IBM AIX Training

AIX is an open standards-based UNIX operating system developed by IBM for use on many of its various computer platforms. Although AIX incorporates many elements of standard UNIX implementations, it includes some unique features as well, and UNIX systems administrators would benefit from AIX training if their jobs call for those specialized skills.

Course Information

IBM AIX Training Duration: 30-35 Hours

IBM AIX Training Timings: Week days 1-2 Hours per day (or) Weekends: 2-3 Hours per day

IBM AIX Training Method: Instructor Led Online/Classroom Training

IBM AIX Study Material: Soft Copy

Course Content


File system of UNIX

Architecture of UNIX

Creating, removing, copying, moving files & directories

Using files and directories

Wildcard characters


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


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





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


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


Taking host information before reboot

What is 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

Key Features

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