IBM AIX Enterprise Edition System Administration Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.

Published 28 May 2009, updated 11 October 2010

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ISBN-10: 0738432903
ISBN-13: 9780738432908
IBM Form #: SG24-7738-00
(316 pages)

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Authors: Scott Vetter, Shane Brandon, Erin Fitzgerald, SeongLul Son


This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides AIX® Systems Administrators a broad understanding of the new features and products that make up the AIX Enterprise Edition offering. It will help you design or create a solution to maximize efficiencies and help organizations get the most from their Power Systems™ platform.

AIX Enterprise Edition includes all the features of AIX with additional management software that is designed to complement the features of AIX V6.1. AIX Enterprise Edition is designed to improve the manageability of a virtualized AIX environment. Potential benefits include:
- Improved service availability through access to relevant, real-time information about IT resources
- Enhanced operational efficiency though the visualization of the relationships of IT resources and applications
- Improved operational efficiency by centralizing monitoring and automating the response to service issues
- Better utilization of IT resources through consolidated views of virtualized resource usage
- Improved service availability through Live Application Mobility
- Simplified ordering of AIX and essential service management tools at an attractive price

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction and overview
Chapter 2. Planning and sizing
Chapter 3. Installation and configuration
Chapter 4. Operations

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