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 7.2 enhancements, most of the material is applicable to prior releases of AIX..
You should have basic AIX System Administration skills. These skillsinclude:
These skills can be developed through experience or by formal training. The recommended training course to obtain these prerequisite skills is:
Power Systems for AIX II: AIX Implementation and Administration (AN12G)
If the student has AIX system administration skills, but is not familiar with the LPAR environment, those skills can be obtained by attending the following course:
Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11G)