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Course Description

  • This Korn and Bash Shell Programming course will teach you how to use shell scripts and utilities for practical system administration of AIX (or other UNIX) operating systems.


  • After completing this IBM Course, you should be able to:
    • Distinguish Korn and bash shell specific features
    • Use utilities such as sed and awk to manipulate data
    • Understand system shell scripts such as /etc/shutdown
    • Write useful shell scripts to aid system administration


  • This course is for support staff for AIX on POWER systems


  • You should have:

  • An understanding of programming fundamentals: variables, flow control concepts such as repetition and decision.
  • A working knowledge of AIX including the use of the vi editor, find and grep commands.
  • Students without this experience should attend AIX Basics (AN10G).


  • Basic shell concepts
  • Flow control in a shell Script
  • Functions and typeset
  • Shell features such as arithmetic and string handling
  • Using regular expressions
  • Using sed, awk and other AIX utilities