AIX 5L Administration

AIX 5L Administration

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Configure, customize, and administer AIX version 5L effectively using this expert resource. Use system management tools, work with network and distributed file systems, manage the user environment, tune and monitor the system, and much more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.68 x 43.18mm | 1,383.45g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • w. w. figs.
  • 0072222557
  • 9780072222555
  • 1,070,300

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Your one-stop AIX 5L resource

Maximize the powerful capabilities of AIX version 5L--the fastest growing UNIX operating system--with help from this exceptional guide. Emphasizing everything system administrators need to know--from installation and system architecture to network configuration and security issues--this complete guide contains professional-level coverage of key topics. You'll also find details on new enhancements such as Linux application source compatibility, system V printing, 32- and 64-bit Kernel support, system hang detection, and much more. Comprehensive, practical, and up-to-date, this is a must-have reference for every administrator working with AIX 5L.

Learn about all of the new features of AIX--including Linux affinity and JFS2 Understand kernel architecture--threads, signals, locks, and overhead Clone AIX systems to different pSeries and RS/6000 hardware Test and apply maintenance level patches, use SMIT, and WebSM Configure the optional 64-bit Kernel support and use added support for System V printing Create new bootable media and backups Configure devices and use Object Data Manager (ODM) components Reduce the size of an active paging space on the fly
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About Randal K. Michael

Randal K. Michael has worked in the technology sector for 23 years and has been a UNIX Systems Administrator for the last ten. Randy has worked on many different flavors of UNIX during his career but his main focus has been with AIX and Linux. He has worked as a systems administrator for companies such as: Chrysler Motors, IBM, BellSouth, Egleston Children's Hospital, Equifax, and Glenayre Electronics. He currently works for Coca-Cola Enterprises in Atlanta, as a Senior Systems Administrator for the UNIX and SAP Infrastructure Team.
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Table of contents

Part I: System Administration Tasks and Tools
1: Introduction
2: DocSearch and the Online Manual Pages: Getting Help from the System

Part II: Systems and System Architecture
3: POWER Processors and Systems
4: AIX 5L Kernel

Part III: System Installation and Management
5: System Management Tools
6: AIX Installation and Maintenance
7: AIX System Boot and Shutdown

Part IV: System Configuration and Customization
8: AIX Runtime Configuration
9: AIX Device Configuration Manager (cfgmgr) and the Object Data Manager (ODM)
10: Tape Systems
11: The AIX Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
12: Printers and the Print Subsystem

Part V: Network Configuration and Customization
13: TCP/IP

Part VI: Networked Filesystems
14: Networked Filesystems: NFS, NIS, and NIS+
15: Distributed File System

Part VII: Linux Affinity
16: Linux Affinity with AIX

Part VIII: Distributed Services
17: Mail and Sendmail
18: Apache Web Service
19: X11 Administration

Part IX: Managing Users and Resources
20: Managing the User Environment
21: Process Management
22: System Accounting

Part X: Security
23: Auditing and Security
24: Distributed Computing Environment (DCE)

Part XI: System Recovery and Tuning
25: Backup and Copy Utilities
26: System Monitoring and Tuning
27: Problem Analysis and Recovery

Part XII: High Availability
28: HACMP and Clustering

Part XIII: Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage
29: SAN, NAS, and iSCSI Consolidated Storage

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