This course will teach you how to use shell scripts and utilities for practical system administration of AIX (or other UNIX) operating systems.

Skills Covered

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Distinguish Korn and bash shell specific features
  • Use utilities such as sed and awk to manipulate data
  • Understand system shell scripts such as shutdown
  • Write useful shell scripts to aid system administration

Who Should Attend

This course is for support staff for AIX on POWER systems

Course Curriculum


  • An understanding of programming fundamentals: variables, flow control concepts such as repetition 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)

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