Operating Systems http://poweritpro.com/taxonomy/term/6862/more en In Love with the Doc http://poweritpro.com/aix/in-love-with-the-doc <div class="field-deck"> A fresh approach to creating documentation can win you lots of friends </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You may not think writing documentation is the most glamorous part of IT, but if you take a fresh approach to it, it can be fun. </div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/in-love-with-the-doc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/in-love-with-the-doc#comments AIX 'I hate documentation' AIX creating documentation Documentation VIOS Virtual I/O Server Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:05:00 +0000 10951 at http://poweritpro.com Manage Your Time on AIX http://poweritpro.com/aix/manage-your-time-aix <div class="field-deck"> Both Olson and POSIX formats allow for Daylight Saving changes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On AIX environments, time zones can be managed using one of two formats. Anthony English explains the Olson and the original POSIX formats.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/manage-your-time-aix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/manage-your-time-aix#comments AIX /etc/environment chtz date Daylight Saving environment file setting the date standard time summer time time time zone TZ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:10:00 +0000 10941 at http://poweritpro.com Why Didn’t My Cron Job Run? http://poweritpro.com/aix/why-didnt-my-cron-job-run <div class="field-deck"> Simple steps to troubleshoot scheduled jobs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When your scheduled cron jobs don’t seem to run properly, a few simple checks can save you a lot of time in the long run</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/why-didnt-my-cron-job-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/why-didnt-my-cron-job-run#comments AIX At jobs cron cronadm crontab korn shell log files Pipe redirect output scheduled jobs shell script standard error standard output stderr stdin stdout Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:24:00 +0000 10921 at http://poweritpro.com Diagnose a Slow mksysb Backup http://poweritpro.com/aix/diagnose-slow-mksysb-backup <div class="field-deck"> Put your detective hat on and take a walk through the OS backup </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A backup of the AIX operating system, using the mksysb backup, should not take too long. If it's taking “ages,” there are a few steps you can take to remedy the problem.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/diagnose-slow-mksysb-backup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/diagnose-slow-mksysb-backup#comments AIX AIX backup disk install mkcd mkdvd mksysb Operating system OS disk rebuild restore rootvg system recovery Tape Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:31:00 +0000 10931 at http://poweritpro.com Be with You in 10 http://poweritpro.com/aix/be-with-you-in-10 <div class="field-deck"> How to display progress in a shell script </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you run a command that can take a long time, you want to keep the user informed that there are things happening. Here are some useful tips on how to do so. </div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/be-with-you-in-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/be-with-you-in-10#comments AIX AIX backup bash CLI Command Line Interface korn shell mksysb shell script Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:35:00 +0000 10911 at http://poweritpro.com The Top 25 (Undercover) AIX Commands http://poweritpro.com/aix/top-25-undercover-aix-commands <div class="node-body article-body">Some commands have such obscure—or even downright misleading—command names they seem determined to mislead you. Anthony English sheds some light on 25 "undercover" AIX commands.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/top-25-undercover-aix-commands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/top-25-undercover-aix-commands#comments AIX Registered-User AIX at cat catman Cd comm command Commands date diff dig digest f ff finger fuser korn shell leave man Man pages nice no runcat splat split spray swap Syntax time w who am i whoami yes Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:23:00 +0000 10891 at http://poweritpro.com <p>Some commands have such obscure&mdash;or even downright misleading&mdash;command names they seem determined to mislead you.</p> Linux on Power for AIX Administrator, Part 1: Back to Basics http://poweritpro.com/aix/linux-power-aix-administrator-part-1-back-basics <div class="field-deck"> Get to know the look and feel of a Linux LPAR powered by IBM Power Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Curious about how Linux runs on Power Systems? Adrian Mahendrata shares an AIX admin's perspective on some of the basics of running Linux on Power.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/linux-power-aix-administrator-part-1-back-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/linux-power-aix-administrator-part-1-back-basics#comments AIX Linux Registered-User AIX VS Linux Learning Linux Linux for AIX Administrator Linux LPAR Linux on Power Linux Version oslevel –s PowerLinux Simultaneous Multithreading Technology SMT uname Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:57:00 +0000 10861 at http://poweritpro.com <p>Adrian Mahendrata shares an AIX admin&#39;s perspective on some of the basics of running Linux on Power.</p> The Top 10 AIX User Commands http://poweritpro.com/aix/top-10-aix-user-commands <div class="field-deck"> Learn the commands you need to manage users on AIX </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Setting up users and passwords is a little different on AIX than other UNIX-like platforms. Anthony English presents his favorite user-related commands and explains how each helps you manage users on AIX.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/top-10-aix-user-commands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/top-10-aix-user-commands#comments AIX Registered-User AIX chfn chuser gecos Home directory Linux list users login Mkuser passwd password pwdadm rmuser Unix user management user security useradd userdel usermod who Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:00:00 +0000 10841 at http://poweritpro.com <p>Anthony English presents his favorite user-related commands and explains how each helps you manage users on AIX.</p> Configure a Mirror Pool on AIX http://poweritpro.com/aix/configure-mirror-pool-aix <div class="field-deck"> Implement cross-site mirroring in your environment </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adrian Mahendrata walks you through the creation of mirror pools on an AIX LPAR with cross-site disk mirroring.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/aix/configure-mirror-pool-aix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/aix/configure-mirror-pool-aix#comments AIX Registered-User chpv Cross-site LVM Mirroring Logical Volume Manager lsmp lsvg LV LVM Mirror Pool mklv Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:42:00 +0000 10821 at http://poweritpro.com <p>Adrian Mahendrata walks you through the creation of mirror pools on an AIX LPAR with cross-site disk mirroring.</p> Linux on Power: Beyond the Basics http://poweritpro.com/linux/linux-power-beyond-basics <div class="field-deck"> Tips and tools to enhance your Linux on Power skill set </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dig deeper into Linux on Power by learning about Linux on Power tools and tips for disk partitioning, device specification, and multipath I/O.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/linux/linux-power-beyond-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/linux/linux-power-beyond-basics#comments Linux Registered-User device specification disk partitioning ibm power linux tips Linux linux on power tools MPIO multipath I/O Power SDK Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:11:00 +0000 10801 at http://poweritpro.com <p>Go beyond the basics of Linux on Power by learning about the tools and tips for disk partitioning, device specification, and multipath I/O.</p>