This course is designed to provide continuing education for system administrators who have extensive experience with previous levels of POWER hardware; PowerVM, and AIX. It will introduce the student to the features available with the POWER7, PowerVM 2.1, and AIX 7 environment. This is accomplished by discussing the details or enhancements in each of these followed by hands-on labs which provide additional exposure to the new environment.
This course is intended for anyone responsible for purchasing, managing, and planning an IBM POWER7 server running PowerVM 2.1 or later and the AIX 7.1 or greater operating system.
The audience for this training include the following:
AIX technical support individuals
Discuss the POWER7 hardware
Discuss and configure virtual Fibre Channel
Discuss and configure Active Memory Sharing
Discuss and configure Active Memory Expansion
Discuss and manage four thread simultaneous multi-threading
Discuss and use enhanced abilities of the AIX 7 performance monitoring commands
Discuss and manage the enhanced capabilities in AIX7 security (including enhanced password requirements and Domain RBAC)
Discuss and manage the exporting of storage devices to a workload partition
Discuss and use AIX 7 implementation and management enhancements, including AIX Runtime Expert and the ability to run AIX52 versioned WPARs
Explain AIX 7 storage and networking enhancements
Explain AIX 7 enhancements in the areas of reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS)
Students must have basic AIX, LPAR, and PowerVM system administration experience. The AIX prerequisite can be met by attending one of the following classes or students can have equivalent AIX skills.
Power Systems for AIX II: AIX Implementation and Administration (AN120)
AIX 6 Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals (AN140)
The LPAR and PowerVM prerequisite can be met by attending one of the following classes or students can have equivalent LPAR skills.
Power Systems for AIX - Virtualization I: Implementing Virtualization (AN300)
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