IBM Certification Study Guide eServer p5 and pSeries Administration and Support for AIX 5L Version 5.3

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 11 April 2006, updated 22 September 2010

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ISBN-10: 0738496499
ISBN-13: 9780738496498
IBM Form #: SG24-7199-00
(724 pages)

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Authors: Scott Vetter, Jose Eduardo Martinez Cordero, Shiv Dutta, Liviu Rosca, Gilvan Pereira da Silva, Kristof Stroobants


This IBM Redbooks publication is designed as a study guide for professionals wishing to prepare for the certification exam (Test 222) to achieve: IBM Certified Specialist eServer p5 and pSeries Administration and Support for AIX 5L Version 5.3. The certification validates a broad scope of AIX 5L administration, support, problem determination skills, and the ability to perform general AIX 5L software system maintenance.

This book helps AIX 5L professionals seeking a comprehensive and task-oriented guide for developing the knowledge and skills required for the certification. It is designed to provide a combination of theory and practical experience needed for a general understanding of the subject matter.

This book does not replace practical experience you should have, but is an effective tool that, when combined with education activities and experience, should prove to be a very useful preparation guide for the exam. Due to the practical nature of the certification content, this publication can also be used as a desk-side reference. So, whether you are planning to take the eServer p5 and pSeries Administration and Support for AIX 5L Version 5.3 certification exam, or if you just want to validate your AIX 5L skills, this book is for you.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Certification exam - Test 222
Chapter 2. System planning
Chapter 3. System and software installation
Chapter 4. Boot process
Chapter 5. Configuration
Chapter 6. Disk storage management
Chapter 7. File systems
Chapter 8. Monitoring and performance tuning
Chapter 9. Problem determination and resolution
Chapter 10. Backup and recovery
Chapter 11. Daily management
Chapter 12. Electronic mail and sendmail
Chapter 13. Editing files using vi
Chapter 14. Printing

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