If you ever notice an asterisk (*) or a star after the file name while performing an “ls” on a directory, these files are typically executable by the user. This is a quick and easy way to identify scripts that are ready to run.Read More
If you’re one of the unlucky ones and find yourself unable to run a Linux workstation at work, and you administer AIX or any UNIX/Linux boxes, I’m sure you have had issues transferring files back and forth.
You can always use ftp and the plethora of programs that handle that connection, but myself I prefer Win SCP.
Win SCP is by far the best file transfer program I have found to bounce files back and forth from my workstation to my lpars.
Simply open the program, enter in your login information, and you can browse between the local and remote folders. Browse to the source and destination, click and drag… everything is easy peasy and super quick
If you have any input on the matter I’d be happy to hear it!Read More
Here is a list of IBM Redbooks that I have found useful for my day to day operations. Enjoy
Hope they help you like they have helped meRead More
AIX is the IBM operating system based on UNIX. AIX is specifically designed to work with IBM systems. Advanced Interactive eXecutive supports multiple hardware platforms such as RS/6000, IBM Power, Power-PC, IBM System i, System/370 mainframes and PS/2 personal computers.
AIX, along with Mac OS X, Solaris and HP-UX is certified to The Open Group’s UNIX 03 standard. Because it is UNIX based, it is programmed with C, and supports multiple shell environments and has the power to run Linux applications.Read More
Vi can either be one of your worst enemies or one of your best friends. Anyone new to unix/linux will typically have a hard time coming to terms with the fact that vi can be both necessary and efficient, especially if you are only used to graphical text editors.Read More