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AIX Online Test

Topics Covered

  • AIX Administration: Workload Partition
  • AIX Administration Networking
  • Security and User Administration
  • Filesystem Administration
  • Software installation and maintenance
  • AIX Implementation and Administration

Useful for hiring

  • AIX Admin
  • AIX System Administrator
  • Unix/Linux System Administrator
  • Middleware System Admin  

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During a meeting, the Linux colleagues are talking extensively about their new container implementation using Docker. After the meeting, your manager is asking you if AIX does support such a similar container oriented technology?

    • No, AIX does not support a similar technology.

    • Yes, it does, it is called: "AIX Containerization".

    • Yes, it does, it is called: "Workload Partitions (WPARs)"

    • Yes, it does, it is called: "Partition"


You are managing a global AIX Infrastructure. The AIX partitions are distributed across multiple time zones. A DBA colleague is having difficulties understanding the timezone formats in AIX. He asks you what the supported time zones in AIX are.

What do you answer?

Note: There can be multiple correct answers to this question.

    • POSIX

    • Olson

    • Only Olson

    • Only POSIX


You, as an AIX System Administrator, have been delegated to work with the Backup team to implement a new backup solution. They are assessing the usage of lscfg or lsdev as a method of listing the device information along with their state. What is your input?

    • lsdev is not an AIX command.

    • lscfg lists device information including physical location codes.

    • They are identical.

    • The lscfg command will reconfigure all devices.

Test details:

IBM AIX online test (AIX 6.1 & 7.1) helps tech recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidates’ administrative skills to install and configure AIX operating systems and servers. AIX assessment test is created & validated by experienced industry experts to assess & hire job-fit AIX admin as per the industry standards.

AIX pre-employment test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

10 Application Questions

Test description:

AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) is a series of proprietary UNIX operating systems developed and sold by IBM for several of its computer platforms. It extends support to IBM system i, system/370 mainframes, PS/2, and Apple network server.  It is typically used for enterprise servers and comes with a robust set of security options. IBM AIX allows the system administrator to divide the memory, CPU, and disk access between various jobs. 
AIX skills test enables employers and recruiters to identify potential AIX administrators by evaluating practical knowledge of the candidate by including scenario/case study based questions in the assessment.
Online AIX test helps to screen the candidates who possess traits as follows: 
1.  Ability to install, administer, test and upgrade AIX operating system on IBM Power server
2.  Strong experience in design and management of multi-processing (HACMP) clusters
3.  Excellent knowledge of monitoring UNIX servers and resolving the system related issues
4.  Familiarity with configuring & troubleshooting NFS, NIS and DNS service
5.  Ability to develop procedures for AIX security & management
You can also get a customized test to have questions on the latest version of AIX v7.2
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