IBM eServer Certification Study Guide - AIX 5L Communications

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Published 18 December 2002, updated 07 January 2004

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ISBN-10: 0738427039
ISBN-13: 9780738427034
IBM Form #: SG24-6186-01
(312 pages)

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Authors: Scott Vetter, Tim Dasgupta, Stephen Sommer


This IBM Redbooks publication is designed as a study guide for professionals wishing to prepare for the AIX 5L Communications certification exam as a selected course of study in order to achieve the IBM eServer Certified Advanced Technical Expert - pSeries and AIX 5L certification.

This book is designed to provide a combination of theory and practical experience needed for a general understanding of the subject matter. It also provides sample questions that will help in the evaluation of personal progress and provide familiarity with the types of questions that will be encountered in the exam.

This publication does not replace practical experience, nor is it designed to be a stand alone guide for any subject. Instead, it is an effective tool that, when combined with education activities and experience, can be a very useful preparation guide for the exam. So, whether you are planning to take the AIX 5L Communications certification exam, or if you just want to validate your AIX skills, this book is for you.

This publication was updated to include the new content included in Test 236, which was based on AIX 5L Version 5.1.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Certification overview
Chapter 2. Network interfaces and protocols
Chapter 3. Network addressing and routing
Chapter 4. Basic network administration
Chapter 5. Network daemons
Chapter 6. Network services administration
Chapter 7. NFS
Chapter 8. Domain name service
Chapter 9. Mail services
Chapter 10. NIS
Chapter 11. Serial Line Internet Protocol (SLIP)

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