Korn and Bash Shell Programming


Korn and Bash Shell Programming

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

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 /etc/shutdown
Write useful shell scripts to aid system administration

This course is for support staff for AIX on POWER systems

You should have:

  • An understanding of programming fundamentals: variables, flow control concepts such as repetitionand
  • A working knowledge of AIX including the use of the vi editor, find andgrep commands.

Students without this experience should attendAIX Basics

  • Basic shell concepts
  • Flow control in a shell Script
  • Functions and typeset
  • Shell features such as arithmetic and string handling
  • Using regular expressions
  • Using sed, awk and other AIX utilities

Upcoming Classes

Dates Location GTR  
Sep 16-20 (9:30am-5:30pm) EDT


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