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AIX Basics

  • Tuition USD $2,775 GSA  $2,419.40
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1950 Ratings
  • Course Code AN10G
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual
AN10G - AIX Basics

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Self-Paced
AIX Basics (AN10DG-SPVC)

This course enables you to perform everyday tasks using the AIX operating system. Learn to perform everyday tasks using the AIX operating system.

This course provides lectures and hands on labs in an instructor lead course environment, either in a face-to-face classroom or in a live virtual classroom environment (ILO - Instructor Led Online). The lab images are using the AIX 7.2 operating system.

Skills Gained

  • 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

Who Can Benefit

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.

Prerequisites

You should be familiar with:

  • Basic information technology (IT) concepts and the role of an operating system

Course Details

Course Outline

Day 1

Welcome 
Unit 1: Getting started with AIX 
Exercise 1: Getting started with AIX
Unit 2: Files and directories 
Exercise 2: Files and directories 
Unit 3: The vi editor 
Exercise 3: The vi editor 

Day 2
Unit 4: Using files 
Exercise 4: Using files 
Unit 5: File permissions 
Exercise 5: File permissions 
Unit 6: Shell basics 
Exercise 6: Shell basics 
Unit 7: Using shell variables 
Exercise 7: Using shell variables 
Unit 8: Processes 

Day 3
Exercise 8: Processes 
Unit 9: Customizing the user environment 
Exercise 9: Customizing the user environment 
Unit 10: AIX utilities: Part I 
Exercise 10: AIX utilities: Part 1
Unit 11: AIX utilities: Part 2
Exercise 11: AIX utilities: Part 2

Wrap-up/Survey

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Very well organized. All the course documents, presentations, meetings worked well.

Very informative and lots of information covered. Overall great information to use on the job.

The training was very informative and the way the instructor has taken the course is awesome.

Great course that's has just the right amount of information for the time. You learn a lot in a short amount of time without feeling overwhelmed.

Vinay did an excellent job training our class. The information was useful and will come in handy in my work life.

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