The AIX - Essentials training course is designed to enable the novice user to identify the major components of AIX. Attendees are introduced to the operating system by logging in and out of the system and carrying out a few basic operations. The hierarchical tree structure is explained in detail, as well as functions that can be carried out on files and directories. The concept of a shell is introduced and the operations that are supported through it. The one editor that is covered is vi, as it is available on most UNIX platforms. The concept of users owning jobs and processes is introduced, including the environment in which processes execute. Finally, to pull together all the ideas from the previous units, a few useful tools are introduced which help users customize their environments and write very simple shell scripts.
By attending AIX - Essentials workshop, attendees will learn to:
- 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
- Use the AIXWindows Environment
- Use the Common Desktop Environment
- Basic information technology (IT) concepts and the role of an operating system
The AIX - Essentials class is ideal for:
- Anyone who requires basic AIX user skills.