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Length: 3 days
Price: 1,100 GBP excl. VAT
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 30/01/2017 09:30 - Leeds
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AIX Basics

AIX Basics Course Overview

This IBM AIX Operating System training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the AIX Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities. The mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment are discussed and the main features of the Korn/Posix/Bash Shells are introduced.

Skills Gained

The delegates will practise:

  • Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
  • Using the shell's redirection and pipe facilities
  • Editing text files using the vi editor
  • Setting and changing access permissions on files
  • Monitoring and controlling their own processes
  • Using the basic file and text searching utilities
  • Customising their own login environment
Who will the Course Benefit?

Anyone who needs to understand and use the AIX Operating System.

There are no formal pre-requisites for this AIX Basics course, although an understanding of and exposure to information technology is advantageous.

Course Objectives

To provide the skills needed to work productively in the AIX environment.

Requirements

There are no formal pre-requisites for this AIX Basics training course, although an understanding of and exposure to information technology and an understanding of operating systems are required.

Follow-On Courses
  • AIX Shell Programming
  • Oracle SQL
  • TCP/IP Networking

NOTE: Course technical content is subject to change without notice.

AIX Basics Training Course

Course Contents - DAY 1

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE AIX OPERATING SYSTEM

  • A brief history of UNIX
  • The UNIX kernel
  • The UNIX file system
  • Getting started navigating the file system
  • The file system structure
  • Directories and files
  • Pathnames
  • Navigating the file system
  • Exercise: Logging on to the system
  • Exercise: Navigating the file system

Session 2: BASIC COMMANDS

  • Command line syntax
  • Basic file handling commands
  • Basic Directory handling commands
  • Filename wildcard characters
  • Exercise: Manipulating files and directories

Session 3: REDIRECTION AND PIPES

  • Input redirection
  • Output redirection
  • Pipes
  • Exercise: Using redirection and pipe facilities
AIX Basics Training Course

Course Contents - DAY 2

Session 4: INTRODUCTION TO THE vi EDITOR

  • Overview of the vi editor
  • Basic functions
  • Switching to input mode
  • Other useful commands
  • Exercise: Using the vi editor
  • Exercise: Using more advanced vi features

Session 5: SEARCHING AND REPLACING TEXT

  • Replacing text
  • Using the vi editor
  • Using sed for search and replace
  • Searching for text with grep
  • Exercises: Searching and Replacing Text

Session 6: RECALLING AND EDITING COMMANDS

  • Overview
  • The bash shell
  • The korn shell
  • Exercises: Recall and Edit Commands

Session 7: FILE PERMISSIONS AND ACCESS CONTROL

  • Users and user groups
  • File access permissions
  • Changing file attributes
  • Switching users and user groups
  • Linking files
  • Exercise: Setting and access permissions
AIX Basics Training Course

Course Contents - DAY 3

Session 8: PROCESSES

  • What is a process?
  • Monitoring processes
  • Killing processes
  • Background processes
  • Job Control
  • Grouping commands
  • Exercise: Monitoring and controlling processes

Session 9: THE USER ENVIRONMENT

  • Customising the .profile or .bash_profile
  • Customising the .kshrc or .bashrc
  • Exercise: Setting up an environment

Session 10: MORE BASIC COMMANDS

  • The find command
  • The cut command
  • The sort command
  • The finger command
  • Exercise: Using file handling commands

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Provider: StayAhead Training

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Mohammed   |   01/04/2015   |   StayAhead Training
The course has been good, trainer was really good at his job. Over all satisfied. Thanks
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