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Course Description

This course helps students with AIX basic or advanced background quickly start working in the Linux environment. AIX system concepts and working experiences are applied for transitioning to Linux environments. Hands-on lab exercises let students practice Linux commands and apply what they know from working with AIX.


After completing this course, you should be able to:
1.    Summarize the overviews of Linux versus AIX in Power Systems
2.    Recognize the Linux operating system installation process
3.    Identify RHEL system management tools based on AIX backgrounds
4.    Summarize system configurations and devices on RHEL
5.    Identify the tasks in configuring logical partitions
6.    Carry out software installation and maintenance in RHEL
7.    Recognize RHEL TCP/IP implementation as compared to AIX
8.    Carry out system startup and shutdown in RHEL
9.    Identify Logical Volume Manager in Linux as compared to AIX
10.    Carry out basic file system administration
11.    Identify the tasks in backup and restore RHEL
12.    Summarize error monitoring and system dump processes


This course is for personnel who are:

  • AIX Administrators transitioning to Linux
  • Power System architects working across AIX and Linux
  • IT professionals with AIX backgrounds to learn about Linux
  • AIX users transitioning to Linux


  • Previous AIX backgrounds and experiences are assumed but not required
  • Power Systems working experiences in HMC, VIOS, and OS installation are assumed but not required
  • General skills in commands execution and working with user interfaces are required


  • Welcome
    Unit 1: Introduction to Linux and IBM Power Systems
    Exercise 1: Getting started with Linux on Power Systems
    Unit 2: Linux operating system installation
    Exercise 2: Verifying system initializations
    Unit 3: Linux system management tools
    Exercise 3: Using system management tools in RHEL
    Unit 4: System configuration and devices
    Exercise 4: Configuring system and devices
    Unit 5: Basics of configuring logical partitions
    Exercise 5: Configuring logical partitions
    Unit 6: Linux software installation and maintenance
    Exercise 6: Installing software packages and updates
    Unit 7: TCP/IP networking
    Exercise 7: Configuring TCP/IP network in RHEL Unit 8: System startup and shutdown
    Exercise 8: Practicing system startup and shutdown
    Unit 9: Linux Logical Volume Manager
    Exercise 9: Working with LVM
    Unit 10: File systems administration
    Exercise 10: Managing Linux file systems
    Unit 11: System backup and restore
    Exercise 11: Administering backup and restore
    Unit 12: Error monitoring and system dump facility
    Exercise 12: Working with errors and system dumps