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Course Catalog » IBM Power Systems Curriculum

Logical Partitioning and Virtualization

4 hours



This course looks at logical partitioning and the benefits that can be gained from implementing this feature on your IBM i system. Details of the products that can be used to define partitions as well as the process itself is provided, and the management and performance of partitions is also discussed in detail.


IBM i System Administrators or those needing to perform administrator tasks.


Successful completion of the" IBM i System Administration Fundamentals" course or equivalent knowledge.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe partitioning and virtualization concepts
  • Manage partitions using the HMC
  • Perform HMC administration tasks

Course Content

Partition Concepts

Definition and Samples of LPAR/Virtual Partitions

Benefits of Partitions

Partition Terminology

Virtualization Concepts

LPAR configuration concepts

Dynamic LPAR

Managed System

Planning tools

Partition Management

Tools for Partition Management

Partition creation overview

Working with Servers/Partitions

Scheduling tasks using the HMC

Moving Resources using the HMC

Working with Serviceable Events


HMC Connection to the Managed System Configuration Options

HMC User Interface

Setting Up Additional Users

Backing up the HMC

Upgrading the HMC firmware overview

Logical Partitioning and Virtualization Mastery Test

Course Catalog » IBM Power Systems Curriculum
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