IBM eServer Certification Study Guide - pSeries AIX System Administration

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published 14 December 2001, updated 06 December 2004

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ISBN-10: 0738423777
ISBN-13: 9780738423777
IBM Form #: SG24-6191-00
(506 pages)

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Authors: Scott Vetter, Christian Pruett, Kristian Strickland


This IBM Redbooks publication is designed as a study guide for professionals wishing to prepare for the certification exam to achieve: IBM eServer Certified Specialist - pSeries AIX System Administration. The system administration certification validates a broad scope of AIX administration skills and the ability to perform general AIX software system maintenance.

This book helps AIX administrators 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. 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 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 pSeries AIX System Administration certification exam, or if you just want to validate your AIX system administration skills, this book is for you.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Certification overview
Chapter 2. System startup problem handling
Chapter 3. Hardware assistance
Chapter 4. System and software installation
Chapter 5. Object Data Manager
Chapter 6. Storage management, LVM, and file systems
Chapter 7. System paging space
Chapter 8. System backup, restores, and availability
Chapter 9. System Resource Controller administration
Chapter 10. Network administration
Chapter 11. Network File System administration
Chapter 12. System performance
Chapter 13. User administration
Chapter 14. Printing
Chapter 15. Sendmail and e-mail
Chapter 16. Online documentation
Chapter 17. The AIXwindows font server

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