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AIX Fast Connect for AIX Version 3.1 Guide

AIX Fast Connect for AIX Version 3.1 Guide

By: KyeongWon (Alex) Jeong; Elton Costa Batagini; Mariusz Gieparda

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 20-SEP-2001

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Fast Connect for AIX, announced with AIX 4.3.2, was IBM's first step to let PCs take advantage of the performance, scalability, and reliability of AIX. The new version 3.1 adds powerful new features, such as user name mapping and remote password change. This IBM Redbooks publication walks you through the installation and the setup of Fast Connect on your server. It shows how to customize this product by declaring file shares, and print shares. Because security and ease of administration of the password databases on the network are two important tasks for the system administrator,...

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Check Point VPN-1 / FireWall-1 on AIX: A Cookbook for Stand-Alone and High Availability Solutions

Check Point VPN-1 / FireWall-1 on AIX: A Cookbook for Stand-Alone and High Availability Solutions

By: Axel Buecker; Rob Middleton; Rahul Patel; Anthony Michalakopoulos

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-MAY-2001

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Check Point VPN-1/FireWall-1 is used by many enterprises who have to rely on a robust firewall and VPN implementation. Because these infrastructural I/T strongpoints have to be 100 percent available, appropriate mechanisms for load balancing and high availability need to be in place. The IBM AIX operating system, in conjunction with IBM HACMP and the IBM Network Dispatcher, promise to deliver just that. This IBM Redbooks publication explains the setup and configuration for stand-alone as well as high availability solutions for Check Point VPN-1/FireWall-1 V4.1 on AIX. An IBM HACMP...

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IBM Communications Server for AIX, V6 New Features and Implementation Scenarios

IBM Communications Server for AIX, V6 New Features and Implementation Scenarios

By: Byron Braswell; HyunKeun Park; Ascension Sanchez

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2000

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This new release of Communications Server for AIX includes many new features and functions that make CS/AIX a more important player in bridging the e-business gap between the Internet and critical legacy data applications. Support for secure TN3270 communications with SSL and load balancing with SLP are critical in insuring secure and consistent communications with the host. Support for high performance routing, branch network configurations, and channel attachment are significant in that they allow placement of Communications Server anywhere it benefits performance most in the customer's IP...

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AIX Storage Management

AIX Storage Management

By: Nick Higham

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 03-NOV-1994

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This document provides a general introduction to storage management using AIX on the RS/6000. Concepts and terminology are covered before describing in more detail the operating system components: the Logical Volume Manager, and file systems. Using this foundation, it then describes the additional features and functions provided with AIX Version 4; useful commands are also detailed, as well as a guide to organizing storage. In order to illustrate the topics covered, and provide examples of common practical application, a section containing detailed step by step information on a...

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Introducing VERITAS Foundation Suite for AIX

Introducing VERITAS Foundation Suite for AIX

By: KyeongWon Jeong; Anita Govindjee; Fred Sherman; Jason Littin; Shona Robertson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-NOV-2002

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VERITAS Software products, such as VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) and VERITAS File System (VxFS), are popular on other UNIX platforms, and VERITAS announced these products for AIX in the early of May 2002. VERITAS Foundation Suite for AIX includes VERITAS Volume Manager for AIX and VERITAS File System for AIX. These products will be useful for people who are familiar with the same products on other UNIX platforms since VERITAS Foundation Suite for AIX provides a similar environment for them. That means they can use their same skills and knowledge in the AIX environment. This IBM Redbooks...

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An Introduction to Security in a CSM 1.3 for AIX 5L Environment

An Introduction to Security in a CSM 1.3 for AIX 5L Environment

By: Octavian Lascu; Rashid Ahmed; Stuart Carroll; Teresa Coleman; Maik Haehnel; Petr Klabenes; Dino Quintero; Rogelio Reyes Jr.; Mizuho Tanaka; David Duy Truong

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2002

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This IBM Redbooks publication contains information about the first official release of the new clustering software IBM Cluster Systems Management (CSM) on AIX 5L Version 5.2. Features include base cluster configuration and management, Resource Monitoring and Control (RMC), subsystem access control list setup for shipped CSM resource managers, hardware control, configuration file management, distributed command execution, and a distributed GUI based on the AIX WebSM infrastructure. Included in this release of CSM is a complete set of base security functions based on IBM...

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AIX 5L Version 5.2 Security Supplement

AIX 5L Version 5.2 Security Supplement

By: Steven Tuttle; Gabriel Pizano; Chris Smith

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 10-NOV-2003

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This IBM Redbooks publication serves as a supplement to the IBM AIX 5L Version 5.2 product documentation, particularly "AIX 5L Version 5.2 Security Guide", SC23-4860. This book provides additional detailed information about virtual private networks (VPN), Kerberos security and the use of secure remote commands (RCMDS), Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM), and examples on how to restrict users. You can use these features individually or integrate them together to improve AIX system security. Use this book as an additional source for security information. Together with existing sources,...

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Securing NFS in AIX An Introduction to NFS v4 in AIX 5L Version 5.3

Securing NFS in AIX An Introduction to NFS v4 in AIX 5L Version 5.3

By: Chris Almond; Lutz Denefleh; Sridhar Murthy; Aniket Patel; John Trindle

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2004

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NFS Version 4 (NFS V4) is the latest defined client-to-server protocol for NFS. A significant upgrade from NFS V3, it was defined under the IETF framework by many contributors. NFS V4 introduces major changes to the way NFS has been implemented and used before now, including stronger security, wide area network sharing, and broader platform adaptability. This IBM Redbooks publication is intended to provide a broad understanding of NFS V4 and specific AIX NFS V4 implementation details. It discusses considerations for deployment of NFS V4, with a focus on exploiting the stronger security...

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Cluster Systems Management Cookbook for pSeries

Cluster Systems Management Cookbook for pSeries

By: Dino Quintero; Thomas Braunbeck; Ong Swee Thye; Andrei Vlad; Peter Zutenis

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2004

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This IBM Redbooks publication is a practical cookbook that provides up-to-date information about Cluster Systems Management (CSM) for AIX 5L for a pSeries environment. The book provides information about the latest CSM for AIX 5L enhancements, including implementation techniques, installation changes, installation tools, system management tools, monitoring tools, hardware control, file distribution, problem determination, and management server high availability. This book summarizes the latest news in CSM 1.4.0. It contains a Q&A chapter, a CSM installation scenario, a CSM advanced chapter,...

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Implementing NFSv4 in the Enterprise: Planning and Migration Strategies

Implementing NFSv4 in the Enterprise: Planning and Migration Strategies

By: Gene Curylo; Richard Joltes; Trishali Nayar; Bob Oesterlin; Aniket Patel; Chris Almond

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2005

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The most recent maintenance release of IBM AIX 5L Version 5.3 includes a significant set of new features added to the NFSv4 implementation. In 2004, the first IBM Redbooks publication devoted to the topic of NFSv4 implementation in AIX 5L was published: "Securing NFS in AIX: An Introduction to NFS V4 in AIX 5L," SG24-7204. This book provides additional up-to-date information to help IBM clients understand and take advantage of the new NFSv4 functions provided by AIX 5L Version 5.3 with the 5300-03 Recommended Maintenance Package. The NFSv4 implementation in AIX 5L has now expanded to...

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Exploiting IBM AIX Workload Partitions

Exploiting IBM AIX Workload Partitions

By: Dino Quintero; Shane Brandon; Bernhard Buehler; Thierry Fauck; Guilherme Galoppini Felix; Chris Gibson; Bob Maher; Mehboob Mithaiwala; Kurosh Khan-Afshar Moha; Mathis Mueller; Bjorn Roden; Marian Tomescu

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2011

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides an update of the latest AIX Workload Partition (WPAR) capabilities. It provides a how-to guide and well-defined and documented deployment model for system administrators and architects using WPARs in AIX® Version 7.1 within an IBM POWER® System virtualized environment. This book helps clients create a planned foundation for their future deployments. This book is targeted toward technical professionals, such as business intelligence (BI) consultants, technical support staff, IT architects, and IT specialists, who are responsible for...

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IBM AIX Version 7.1 Differences Guide

IBM AIX Version 7.1 Differences Guide

By: Richard Bassemir; Thierry Fauck; Chris Gibson; Brad Gough; Murali Neralla; Armin Röll; Murali Vaddagiri; Scott Vetter

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2010

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication focuses on the enhancements to IBM AIX® Version 7.1 Standard Edition. It is intended to help system administrators, developers, and users understand these enhancements and evaluate potential benefits in their own environments. AIX Version 7.1 introduces many new features, including: - Domain Role Based Access Control - Workload Partition enhancements - Topas performance tool enhancements - Terabyte segment support - Cluster Aware AIX functionality AIX Version 7.1 offers many other new enhancements, and you can explore them all in this publication. For...

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Configuring and Managing AIX Clusters Using xCAT 2

Configuring and Managing AIX Clusters Using xCAT 2

By: Octavian Lascu; Timothy (Tim) Donovan; Saul Hiller; Simeon McAleer; Laszlo Niesz; Sean Saunders; Kai Wu; Peter Zutenis

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-OCT-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication positions the new Extreme Cluster Administration Toolkit 2.x (xCAT 2) against the IBM Cluster Systems Management (CSM) for IBM Power Systems™ running AIX in a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment. This book provides information to help you: - Understand, from a broad perspective, a new clustering management architecture. We emphasize the benefits of this new solution for deploying HPC clusters of large numbers of nodes. - Install and customize the new xCAT cluster management in various configurations. - Design and create a solution to migrate from...

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Driving the Power of AIX: Performance Tuning on IBM Power Systems

Driving the Power of AIX: Performance Tuning on IBM Power Systems

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Publisher: MC Press

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2009

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Maximize your efforts toward effective performance tuning on AIX on IBM's Power Systems (IBM i, AS/400, iSeries, System i, AIX, and Linux). With detailed information on optimizing your CPU, memory, disk, and network I/O subsystems, along with data on both AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1, the author gives detailed instructions on how to tune your system effectively, delivering the performance boost you desire. In addition to these topics, chapters on the new AIX 6.1, Linux, and Oracle running on IBM Power Systems are included. Packed with real-world know-how from author Ken Milberg—a 20-year systems...

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PowerHA for AIX Cookbook

PowerHA for AIX Cookbook

By: Scott Vetter; Shawn Bodily; Rosemary Killeen; Liviu Rosca

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 13-AUG-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you install, tailor, and configure the new PowerHA™ Version 5.5, and understand new and improved features such as WebSMIT gateway, non-disruptive migrations, C-SPOC enhancements, and Disaster Recovery (DR) configurations, such as GLVM in asynchronous mode. This publication provides a broad understanding of the PowerHA and PowerHA Extended Distance (PowerHA/XD) architecture. If you plan to install, migrate, or administer a high availability cluster, this book is right for you. Disaster recovery elements and how PowerHA fulfills these necessities are...

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AIX 5L on the IBM System i Platform: Implementation Guide

AIX 5L on the IBM System i Platform: Implementation Guide

By: Yessong Johng; Michael Gilley; Grant Wang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2007

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On the IBM® System i® platform, you can run native AIX® 5L™ with its own kernel (versus current the PASE SLIC kernel) in a logical partition (LPAR). This option provides another alternative to consolidate AIX 5L applications and other UNIX®-based applications, running in a separate IBM eServer™ pSeries® system or other UNIX system, onto a single System i platform. With the new version of the AIX 5L V5.3 operating system, the same level of server virtualization, such as dynamic resource allocation, is realized as the current IBM eServer iSeries® level server virtualization. This...

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IBM AIX Enterprise Edition System Administration Guide

IBM AIX Enterprise Edition System Administration Guide

By: Shane Brandon; Erin Fitzgerald; SeongLul Son; Scott Vetter

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides AIX® Systems Administrators a broad understanding of the new features and products that make up the AIX Enterprise Edition offering. It will help you design or create a solution to maximize efficiencies and help organizations get the most from their Power Systems™ platform. AIX Enterprise Edition includes all the features of AIX with additional management software that is designed to complement the features of AIX V6.1. AIX Enterprise Edition is designed to improve the manageability of a virtualized AIX environment. Potential benefits include: -...

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Multitenant Utility Computing on IBM Power Systems Running AIX

Multitenant Utility Computing on IBM Power Systems Running AIX

By: Chris Almond; Paulo Cesar Chiquito; Carlos Henrique Fachim; Sehee Kim; Masahiko Okajima; Pauli RŠmš

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication presents concepts, considerations, and high level deployment examples for technical professionals who design and operate multitenant utility computing environments hosted on IBM System p® and IBM AIX® Enterprise Edition. AIX Enterprise Edition brings together IBM enterprise management capabilities from Power Systems™, IBM AIX, and Tivoli® Software to provide a powerful set of integrated functions for infrastructure management in multitenant utility computing environments. In this book, we focus on the following topics: * Using System p, IBM AIX 6,...

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Workload Partition Management in IBM AIX Version 6.1

Workload Partition Management in IBM AIX Version 6.1

By: Shane Brandon; Anirban Chatterjee; Henning Gammelmark; Vijayasekhar Mekala; Liviu Rosca; Arindom Sanyal; Chris Almond

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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Workload partition functionality, originally introduced in 2007 with the release of IBM AIX Version 6, is a strategic component of the IBM AIX Operating System. With the release of AIX V6.1 TL2 in November 2008, both the core functionality and features related to managing workload partitions have been improved and expanded. This IBM Redbooks publication provides an updated introduction and “how to” guide for system administrators and architects using workload partitions in AIX V6.1 TL2. It builds on the original concepts and practices described in the first Redbooks publication about this...

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NIM from A to Z in AIX 5L

NIM from A to Z in AIX 5L

By: Dino Quintero; Octavian Lascu; Jean-Michel Berail; Hassan Elsetohy; Chris Gibson; Andreas Gogolin; Markus Lang; Sven Meissner; Pablo Pereira; Bjorn Roden; Kelvin Tan

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-MAY-2007

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This IBM Redbooks publication will help the AIX 5L technical community, and in particular system administrators who are well versed in the concepts and terminology of the AIX Operating System, to understand the benefits of implementing a Network Installation Manager (NIM) environment in their data center. The book applies to AIX 5L V5.3 Technology Level 5, Cluster Systems Management (CSM) V1.5.1, and IBM Director V5.1. The concept of a cluster (that is, at least two IBM System p machines connected through a network) presents the challenge of installing, maintaining, updating and...