Introduction to AIX
|Duration: 3 days|
|Participants: Technical and non-technical personnel, including technical managers, programmers, system and network administrators.|
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Organize and protect your own file and directory structure.
- Create and modify files using the vi editor.
- Select lines from files using the grep command and RE metacharacters.
- Direct file input and output from/to the proper file or process using redirection and pipes.
- Control the execution of foreground and background jobs.
- Use shell command line features such as filename generation wildcards to perform work in an efficient manner.
- Tailor the interactive environment by using aliases and variables established in .profile and the ksh ENV file.
|Overview: This course provides a detailed introduction to AIX. It is designed for those who need a robust understanding of AIX.|
|Format: Lecture and discussion (50%) with hands-on exercises (50%).|
- Introductory Concepts and Simple Commands
Login and logoff, passwd, ignoreeof
Command line format
Metacharacters and backslash, single and double quotes
date, who, echo, ls, banner, cal, man
- File System
File system structure
Types of AIX files: ordinary, special, directory, links
Full and relative pathnames
pwd, ls options -lpadiR, cd
File permission modes, chmod, umask
mkdir, rmdir, rm, mv, cp
- File Processing Commands
cat, more, nl, wc, grep, sort, cut, tr
- vi Editor
- Re Metacharacters with grep, pg, and vi
- Shell Features Requested on the Command Line
Redirection of standard input, standard output, and standard error
Process and job control: ps, jobs, kill, wait, nohup, sleep, fg, and bg
Filename generation wildcards with * ? [ ] [! ] and dot files
- Shell Environment
Environment variables: TERM, HOME, PATH, LOGNAME, USER, PS1, PS2
set and env
profile and the ksh ENV file
- Korn Shell Features
Command history, editing, and re-execution
Options such as ignoreeof and vi