AIX LPAR / VIO Training

This course is designed to to give students practical experience in the administration of IBM's POWER based systems that support Logical Partitioning (LPAR). Furthermore, this course describes the features of PowerVM Editions (Advanced POWER Virtualization - APV) and how to configure and manage LPARs running AIX using the Hardware Management Console (HMC).

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Managing POWER System p systems
  • Installing AIX 5L and Linux in an LPAR
  • Virtual console, Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN), and dynamic partitioning
  • LPAR configuration using LPAR Validation tool
  • Configure and manage the HMC
  • Processing units for shared-processor LPARs , memory, and I/O for AIX 5L and Linux partitions
  • Configure a basic Virtual I/O Server configuration
  • Manage LPARs using the HMC Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Using HMC commands
  • Configure VLANs and virtual SCSI disks
  • System architectural elements of the POWER
  • Physical and AIX location codes
  • Power on and power off the POWER5 system
  • Configure and test the service tools on the HMC
  • Use the HMC to backup and restore partition data

Mode of delivery: Fully instructor-led classroom or online training
Duration: 30 hours