HP-UX Introduction — A 3 day course

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This course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the HP-UX Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities.

The course discusses the mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment and the main features of the Korn/Posix/Bash Shells are introduced. Delegates will practise:


On completion of the course the delegate will have a good practical knowledge of the HPUX Operating System, the command structures and the editor facilities.


Introduction to the HP-UX Operating System

Basic Commands

Redirection and Pipes

The vi Editor

Searching and Replacing Text

Recalling and Editing Commands

File Permissions and Access Control


More Basic Commands

The User Environment

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London — £1100 (+VAT)

Suitable For

Anyone who needs to understand and use the HP-UX Operating System.

Follow-On Courses

HP-UX Shell Programming

HP-UX Advanced Shell Programming Tools

HP-UX System Administration


None, but an understanding of and exposure to information technology is advantageous


This course, together with the HP-UX Shell Programming and HP-UX System Administration courses, covers the main topics required for the HP-UX 11i v3 System Administration (HP0-P20) exam.

The exam code HP0-P20 is based on HP-UX 11.31 release. This level of certification requires an individual to perform hands-on installation, configuration, administration and support of the HP Operating System in networked environments.

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 HP website for current exam requirements and pre-assessment questionnaires.

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

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