AIX Basics (AN10G)

This course enables you to perform everyday tasks using the AIX operating system. Learn how to manage AIX files and directories, use the vi editor and AIX utilities, and customize the working environment.

Course Outline

IBM Course Code: AN10CE

This course enables you to perform everyday tasks using the AIX operating system. Learn how to manage AIX files and directories, use the vi editor and AIX utilities, and customize the working environment.

What You'll Learn
  • Log in to an AIX system and set a user password
  • Use AIX online documentation
  • Manage AIX files and directories
  • Describe the purpose of the shell
  • Use the vi editor
  • Execute common AIX commands and manage AIX processes
  • Customize the working environment
  • Use common AIX utilities
  • Write simple shell scripts
  • Use the AIXwindows Environment
  • Use the Common Desktop Environment
Who Needs to Attend

This basic course is intended for anyone who requires basic AIX/UNIX user skills to be able to work in an AIX environment.

This course is also a prerequisite for many courses in the AIX Systems Administration curriculum.

Follow-On Courses
  • Korn and Bash Shell Programming (AL32G)
  • Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11G)
  • AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals (AN14G)
Course Outline
1. Introduction to AIX
2. Using the System
3. AIX Documentation
4. Files and Directories
5. Using Files
6. File Permissions
7. The vi Editor
8. Shell Basics
9. Using Shell Variables
10. Processes
11. Controlling Processes
12. Customizing the User Environment
13. AIX Utilities, Part I
14. AIX Utilities, Part II
15. Additional Shell Features
16. The AIX Graphical User Interface

Training Location

Online Classroom
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