Hands On

Hands On Training

This course includes practical application of the subjects covered.

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Official Curriculum

This course is part of Unix's official Course Curriculum.

Curriculum Unix
Course Code AN11GB
Duration 3 Days
Price Available on request
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Course Description

Learn the skills needed to become an effective administrator on IBM's POWER6-based systems that support Logical Partitioning (LPAR). Learn about the features of PowerVM Editions (Advanced POWER Virtualization - APV) and how to configure and manage LPARs running AIX V6.1 using the Hardware Management Console (HMC).

 Course Objectives:

  • Describe important concepts associated with managing POWER6 processor-based systems, such as Logical partitioning (LPAR), dynamic partitioning, virtual devices, virtual processors, virtual consoles, virtual Local Area Network (VLAN), and shared processors.
  • Describe the features of the PowerVM Editions.
  • Use the System Planning Tool to plan an LPAR configuration.
  • Describe the functions of the HMC.
  • Configure and manage the HMC, including users and permissions, software, startup and shutdown, remote access features, network configuration, security features, HMC backup and restore options, and the HMC reload procedure.
  • Describe the rules associated with allocating resources, including dedicated processors, processing units for Micro-Partitions, memory, physical I/O for AIX and Linux partitions.
  • Configure and manage LPARs using the HMC Graphical User Interface (GUI) and HMC commands.
  • Interpret physical and AIX location codes and relate to the key hardware components.
  • Power on and power off the POWER6 system.

Who Should Attend?

The audiences for this training are system administrators, technical support individuals, and IBM Business Partners who implement LPARs on an IBM System p systems.

Course Modules

Course Content (9 topics)

  • Introduction to Partitioning
  • Hardware System Overview
  • Hardware Management Console
  • System Planning Tool
  • HMC and Managed System Maintenance
  • System Power Management
  • Planning and Configuring Logical Partitions
  • Partition Operations
  • Dynamic Resource Allocation

Prerequisites

  • Students must have basic system administration experience with AIX. This can be met by attending one of the prerequisite courses.
  • Students do not need any experience with logical partitioning
  • General TCP/IP knowledge is strongly recommended

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor

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