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Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning

  • Course Code AN11G
  • Duration 3 days

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£1,785.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

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  • Public Classroom

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  • Virtual Learning

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Course Overview

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Learn how to perform system administration in a Power Systems environment. Learn about the features of PowerVM Editions and how to configure and manage LPARs running AIX V7.1 using the Hardware Management Console (HMC).

 

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 08-10 July, 2019
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,785.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 08-10 July, 2019
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,785.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 14-16 October, 2019
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,785.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 14-16 October, 2019
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,785.00

Target Audience

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This course is appropriate for system administrators, technical support individuals, and IBM business partners who implement LPARs on IBM Power Systems.

 

Course Objectives

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After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe important concepts associated with managing POWER7 processor-based systems, such as logical partitioning, dynamic partitioning, virtual devices, virtual processors, virtual consoles, virtual local area network (VLAN), and shared processors
  • Describe the features of the PowerVM editions
  • Use the System Planning Tool to plan an LPAR configuration
  • Describe the functions provided by the HMC
  • Configure and manage the HMC, including users and permissions, software, startup and shutdown, remote access features, network configuration, security features, HMC backup and restore options, and the HMC reload procedure
  • Describe the rules associated with allocating resources, including dedicated processors, processing units for micro-partitions, memory, logical host Ethernet adapter, and physical I/O for AIX and Linux partitions
  • Configure and manage LPARs using the HMC graphical user interface (GUI) and HMC commands
  • Interpret physical and AIX location codes and relate to the key hardware components
  • Power on and power off the POWER7-based system
  • Use the HMC to back up and restore partition data
  • Perform dynamic LPAR operations (DLPAR)

 

    Course Content

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    • Introduction to partitioning
    • Hardware system overview
    • Hardware Management Console
    • Hardware Management Console maintenance
    • System power management
    • Planning and configuring logical partitions
    • Partition operations
    • Dynamic LPAR infrastructure

     

      Course Prerequisites

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      General TCP/IP knowledge is strongly recommended. This prerequisite can be met by attending TCP/IP for AIX System Administrators (AN21G).This introductory course does not require any logical partitioning experience.

       

      Further Information

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      This is an Instructor-Led Virtual Class.  
      ***    The 3 course days are spread over 5 afternoon sessions 
      ***    Session runs from 1:30pm to 5:30pm UK Time – for 5 days
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