This course will teach you how to use shell scripts and utilities for practical system administration of AIX (or other UNIX) operating systems.
This course is for support staff for AIX on POWER systems.
You should have:
An understanding of programming fundamentals: variables, flow control concepts such as repetition and decision.
A working knowledge of AIX including the use of the vi editor, find and grep commands.
Students without this experience should attend AIX Basics (AN10G).
- Basic shell concepts
- Flow control in a shell Script
- Functions and typeset
- Shell features such as arithmetic and string handling
- Using regular expressions
- Using sed, awk and other AIX utilities