When you log onto an AIX logical partition for the first time, you can get a quick grasp of what it's used for with just a handful of commands. Of course, getting access to a management console gives you a broader view of the underlying infrastructure, but you may not have access to see that. Never mind. You can still learn an awful lot about that AIX operating system in under a minute. Here are some of the commands I use for a 60-second system snapshot. df -gI oslevel ...

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