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UNIX/AIX Fundamentals 

DURATION: 32 hours (4 days)

Course Description

This 4-day course focuses provides students with exposure on the fundamental tools and concepts of Unix and the AIX operating system. 

Course Objectives 

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Log in to an AIX system and set a user password.

  • Use AIX online documentation.

  • Manage AIX files and directories.

  • Describe the purpose of the shell.

  • Use the vi editor.

  • Execute common AIX commands and manage AIX processes.

  • Customize the working environment.

  • Use common AIX utilities.

  • Write simple shell scripts.

  • Use the AIXWindows Environment.

  • Use the Common Desktop Environment.

Who Should Attend 

This training is highly recommended for experienced programmers who need to learn COBOL as a second language. Entry-level programmers learning COBOL as their first programming language are also welcome to attend.

Course Content 

Day 1

  1. Introduction to AIX

  2. Using the System

  3. AIX Documentation

  4. Files and Directories

  5. Using Files


Day 2

  1. File Permissions

  2. The vi Editor

  3. Shell Basics

  4. Using Shell Variables


Day 3

  1. Processes

  2. Controlling Processes

  3. Customizing the User Environment

  4. AIX Utilities, Part I

  5. AIX Utilities, Part I (Continued)

  6. AIX Utilities, Part II


Day 4

  1. AIX Utilities, Part II (Continued)

  2. Additional Shell Features

  3. The AIX Graphical User Interface

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