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AIX Shell Programming Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Shell Scripting

  • Overview of Shell Scripting
  • Different types of Shells In AIX
  • Basic Shell Scripting Concepts and Structure

Module 2: Working with Variables and Data Types

  • Variable Declaration and Assignment
  • Environment and Shell Variables
  • Manipulating Strings and Numbers

Module 3: Control Structures and Flow Control

  • Conditional Statements (if, elif, else)
  • Looping Structures (for, while, until)
  • Break, Continue, and Case Statements

Module 4: Input and Output Operations

  • Reading User Input
  • Redirecting Input and Output
  • Working with Files and File Descriptors

Module 5: Functions and Modular Programming

  • Defining and Calling Functions
  • Function Parameters and Return Values
  • Creating Reusable Libraries and Modules

Module 6: Error Handling and Debugging

  • Handling and Trapping Errors
  • Debugging Techniques and Best Practices
  • Writing Maintainable and Robust Scripts

Module 7: Advanced Scripting Techniques

  • Text Processing with Awk, Sed, and Grep
  • Regular Expressions and Pattern Matching
  • Process Management and Automation

Module 8: Real-World Shell Scripting Applications

  • Automating System Administration Tasks
  • Monitoring and Performance Tuning

Creating Custom Tools and Utilities

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There are no formal prerequisites for this training. However, having a prior knowledge of the below will be beneficial for the delegates:

  • Basic knowledge of IBM AIX operating systems
  • Familiarity with command-line interfaces
  • Prior experience with any programming language

Who should attend this AIX Training Course?

This course is suitable for anyone who wants in-depth knowledge of AIX Shell Programming. However, it is much for beneficial for:

  • System Administrators
  • IT Professionals
  • UNIX/Linux Administrators
  • Technical Support Staff

AIX Shell Programming Training Course Overview

The Knowledge Academy’s 2-day AIX Shell Programming course is designed to provide learners with an in-depth knowledge of shell scripting and its application in the IBM AIX environment. This training course covers the fundamentals of shell scripting, working with variables, control structures, and creating reusable scripts to automate tasks on AIX systems. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on exercises, and practical examples, participants will learn how to develop efficient and powerful shell scripts to simplify their daily system administration tasks.

This course provides a comprehensive overview of AIX Shell Programming, covering basic and advanced concepts and techniques. Students will gain the skills and knowledge needed to create efficient and effective shell scripts for use in the AIX environment.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the basics of shell programming
  • Work with variables, strings, and numbers
  • Use loops and conditional statements
  • Work with input and output in shell programming
  • Create and execute shell scripts
  • Debug shell scripts
  • Work with functions and subroutines

After attending this AIX Shell Programming raining course, delegates will be able to work with variables and data types. They will also be able to use the advanced scripting techniques efficiently.

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What's Included in this AIX Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

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AIX Shell Programming FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course.
This course is aimed at anybody who wishes to expand their skills AIX Shell programming.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for AIX Shell Programming certification in Canada starts from CAD2295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for AIX Shell Programming.
Please see our AIX Training courses available in Canada

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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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