First Edition (October 1997)

Trademarks and Acknowledgements

About This Book

Note to Users

Chapter 1. System Management with AIX

Chapter 2. Starting and Stopping the System

Chapter 3. Security

Chapter 4. Administrative Roles

Chapter 5. Managing Users and Groups

Chapter 6. Logical Volumes

Chapter 7. File Systems
File Systems Overview
Understanding the File Tree
Understanding the Root File System
Understanding the /usr File System
Understanding the /usr/share Directory
Understanding the /var File System
Understanding the /export Directory
Understanding Data Compression
Understanding Fragments and a Variable Number of I-Nodes
Understanding Journaled File System Size Limitations
Understanding Large Files
Managing File Systems
Verifying File Systems
Mounting Overview
Mounting or Unmounting a File System
Mounting or Unmounting a Group of File Systems
Using File Systems on Read/Write Optical Media
Understanding Mount Security for Diskless Workstations
Fixing Disk Overflows
Fixing a Damaged File System
Recovering from File System, Disk Drive, or Controller Failure
Reformatting a Disk Drive
Getting More Space on a Disk Drive

Chapter 8. Paging Space and Virtual Memory

Chapter 9. Backup and Restore

Chapter 10. System Environment

Chapter 11. National Language Support

Chapter 12. Process Management

Chapter 13. System Resource Controller and Subsystems

Chapter 14. System Accounting

Chapter 15. Setting Up and Running Web-based System Manager

Chapter 16. System Management Interface Tool

Chapter 17. Managing the AIX Common Desktop Environment

Chapter 18. Documentation Search Service

Chapter 19. Managing Power Management

Chapter 20. Devices

Chapter 21. Tape Drives

Appendix A. AIX for BSD System Managers

Appendix B. Managing the InfoExplorer Program