AIX System Administration Part 2 — A 5 day course

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This IBM AIX System Administration training course is for System Administrators and Support Staff, who wish to perform advanced administration tasks, perform basic troubleshooting and improve security. Course Objectives are to be achieved by a mixture of command line syntax and use of the System Management Interface Tool (SMIT).

Although the course is based on AIX Version 7.1, it is also appropriate for prior releases of AIX.


On completion of the course the delegate will have practical experience of how to troubleshoot system startup problems, perform more advanced LVM tasks, implement system security and understand the ODM files in device configuration.

The delegates will have knowledge and practise in:


Introduction to the RS6000 (PSERIES)

Object Data Manager

System Initialisation

Boot Problem Management

Disk Management

LVM System Data & Recovery

Disk Mirroring & Stale Partitions

Disk Replacement Techniques

Exporting & Importing Volume Groups

Backing Up Your System

Problem Solving Tools

Performance & Workload Management

Advanced Security Features

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 25 December 2019, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

London — £1995 (+VAT)

Suitable For

The AIX System Administration - Part II course is designed for AIX System Administrators and Programmers and other Technical IT staff who require a greater understanding of the AIX system to enable them to perform basic troubleshooting, make use of advanced security features and highlight current/potential performance issues.

The course assumes knowledge of the IBM AIX Operating System to the level covered in the AIX System Administration - Part I Course.

Follow-on Courses


Completion of the AIX Basics, AIX Shell Programming, and AIX System Administration Part I course or equivalent knowledge.


This AIX System Administration - Part II in conjunction with the AIX System Administration - Part I course covers the major topics for the IBM Certified Associate System Administrator - AIX 7 exam.

Following attendance on the relevant courses, delegates will need to dedicate time for self study and researching the topics covered on the course. They will also need to gain hands-on experience so they can put into practice what they have learnt on the courses.

Attending courses alone will not guarantee exam success, previous experience, practice, self study and aptitude are also key requirements.

Before taking any exam, delegates should ensure they have the recommended experience by checking the vendor website for current exam requirements and pre-assessment questionnaires.

Exams are not included as part of the course nor in the course fee.