Power Systems for AIX III: Advanced Administration and Problem Determination AN15G

Days: 5 day
Price: $3995

Course Details

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 7.1 enhancements, most of the material is applicable to prior releases of AIX.

Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: Advanced AIX administration overview Exercise 1: Problem diagnostic information Unit 2: The Object Data Manager
  • Exercise 2: The Object Data Manager
  • (optional) Exercise 2: Object Data Manager, Part 3 Unit 3: Error monitoring

Day 2

  • Exercise 3: Error monitoring
  • Unit 4: Network Installation Manager basics
  • Exercise 4: Basic Network Installation Manager configuration Unit 5: System initialization: Accessing a boot image Exercise 5: System initialization: Accessing a boot image

Day 3

  • Unit 6: System initialization: rc.boot and inittab
  • Exercise 6: System initialization: rc.boot and inittab Unit 7: LVM metadata and related problems Exercise 7: LVM metadata and related problems
  • (optional) Exercise 7: LVM metadata and related problems, Part 6 Unit 8: Disk management procedures, Topic 1
  • Exercise 8: Disk management procedures, Part 1

Day 4

  • Unit 8: Disk management procedures, Topic 2
  • Exercise 8: Disk management procedures, Parts 2 and 3 Unit 9: Install and cloning techniques, Topic 1
  • Exercise 9: Install and cloning techniques, Part 1 Unit 9: Install and cloning techniques, Topic 2 Exercise 9: Install and cloning techniques, Part 2 Unit 10: Advanced backup techniques, Topic 1 Exercise 10: Advanced backup techniques, Part 1
  • (Optional) Exercise 10: Advanced backup techniques, Part 2 Unit 10: Advanced backup techniques, Topic 2
  • Exercise 10: Advanced backup techniques, Parts 3 and 4

Day 5

  • Unit 10: Advanced backup techniques, Topic 3
  • Unit 11: Diagnostics
  • Exercise 11: Diagnostics
  • Unit 12: The AIX system dump facility Exercise 12: The AIX system dump facility
  • Wrap up / Evaluations

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