IBM/RS6000 and AIX
References

Web sites

Site addresses may change! Some found in AIX Version 4, McGraw-Hill, by James DeRoest. This document can be found at http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/chay/ibm_url.html

General Product Information

RS/6000 Welcome page Product Marketing http://www.rs6000.ibm.com/support/welcome
IBM Austin - Hardware and software products http://www.austin.ibm.com
IBM Direct - Product ordering http://ibm-direct.e-com.ibm.com/rsdirect
IBM Link - Product announcements and press releases http://www.ibmlink.ibm.com
RS Magazine - Virtual magazine. http://www.cpg.com/

General Support Information

AIX Customer Service - Maintenance and fix information http://service.software.ibm.com/aixsupport
IBM Solution Developer Support - Archives and technical information http://developer.ibm.com
Support - Search and general Tech Support
http://www.s6000.com

http://service.software.ibm.com/support/rs6000
APARS http://aix.boulder.ibm.com/aixsupport
AIX documentation -online

http://aix43.uwaterloo.ca/aix/doc_link/en_US/
a_doc_lib/aixgen/wbinfnav/ListOBooks.htm

http://www.ibm.com/servers/aix/library

AIX Software Archive - FTP site to download shareware ftp://aixpdslib.seas.ucla.edu/
http://www.support.ibm.com/download
Honeywell Bull - Technical Support, search pages (search for 'rs6000' and/or 'aix') http://www.bull.com

AU14U material reference

Firmware and booting Error codes These are machine specific, therefore view the supplied AIX Messages Guide and Reference, the Service Guide or
http://www.rs6000.ibm/resorce/hardware_docs
Web System Manager http://www.rs6000.ibm.com/software/OS/wsm/wsmFAQ.html
FixDist http://service.software.ibm.com/support/rs6000
Hardware http://www.rs6000.ibm.com/hardware
http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/pseries/hardware
On line documentation http://www.rs6000.ibm.com/resource/pubs.html
Tape systems http://www.rs6000.ibm.com/hardware/peripheral/storage/index.html

Newsgroups, certification, and mail lists

General discussion groups. Search for AIX http://www.rs6000.ibm.com/resource/maillist.htm
http://www.google.com
Newsgroups comp.unix.aix
comp.sys.ibm.*
AIX Certification http://www.uk.ibm.com/topcat
http://www-1.ibm.com/certify/tests/sam181.shtml
Examination 'help' site http://www.brainbuzz.com
To help with certification, look at the Redbooks. Search for SG24-5129-00, the file is a 4.5MB pdf http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks

Also remember the search engines, like AltaVista, Lycos, Copernic etc.

Shareware

Make sure that you don't violate your company's policy in putting downloaded files on their systems!

Monitor - system monitor ftp://aixpdslib.seas.ucla.edu/pub/monitor and drill down through the directories to find the source and binary file for your version of AIX
Pico - an alternative editor (ascii) ftp://aixpdslib.seas.ucla.edu/pub/pico/RISC/

Other Documentation

Redbooks - On line reference library http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks

Books

Essential System Administration O. Reilly & Assoc Aeleen Frisch ISBN 1-56592-127-5 22.00
Learning the Korn Shell O. Reilly & Assoc Bill Rosenblatt ISBN 1-56592-054-1 22.00
The AIX Survival Guide, Addison-Wesley Andreas Siegart, ISBN 0-201-59388-2
AIX Version 4 McGraw-Hill James DeRoest ISBN 0-07-036688-8  33.95
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