HP-UX Introduction

3 Day Course
Hands On
Code HI

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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.

The delegates will practise:

  • Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
  • Using the shell's redirection and pipe facilities
  • Editing text files using the vi editor
  • Setting and changing access permissions on files
  • Monitoring and controlling their own processes
  • Using the basic file and text searching utilities
  • Customising their own login environment

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Introduction to the HP-UX Operating System (8 topics)

  • A brief history of UNIX
  • The UNIX kernel
  • The UNIX file system
  • Getting started navigating the file system
  • The file system structure
  • Directories and files
  • Pathnames
  • Navigating the file system

Basic Commands (4 topics)

  • Command line syntax
  • Basic file handling commands
  • Basic Directory handling commands
  • Filename wildcard characters

Redirection and Pipes (3 topics)

  • Input redirection
  • Output redirection
  • Pipes

Introduction to the vi Editor (4 topics)

  • Overview of the vi editor
  • Basic functions
  • Switching to input mode
  • Other useful commands

Searching and Replacing Text (5 topics)

  • Replacing text
  • Using the vi editor
  • Using sed for search and replace
  • Searching for text with grep
  • Linking files

Recalling and Editing Commands (3 topics)

  • Overview
  • The bash shell
  • The korn shell

File Permissions and Access Control (5 topics)

  • Users and user groups
  • File access permissions
  • Changing file attributes
  • Switching users and user groups
  • Linking files

Processes (6 topics)

  • What is a process?
  • Monitoring processes
  • Killing processes
  • Background processes
  • Job Control
  • Grouping commands

More Basic Commands (5 topics)

  • The wc (word count) command
  • The find command
  • The cut command
  • The sort command
  • The finger command

The User Environment (2 topics)

  • Customising the .profile or .bash_profile
  • Customising the .kshrc or .bashrc


An understanding of IT is required.

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Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

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HI 3 Days $1,345
HI 3 Days $1,345
HI 3 Days $1,345
HI 3 Days $1,345
HI 3 Days $1,345
HI 3 Days $1,345

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