Being an IBM i Administrator and stepping into the world of Virtual I/O Server can be a daunting task. Fortunately, many of the tasks of installing and configuring VIOS can be done through the Hardware Management Console you’ve been using to manage your IBM i partitions for years. I will show you the easiest way to install VIOS and make preparations to start creating your virtual environment, which will allow you to easily share physical adapters, and migrate active partitions using Live Partition Mobility.
Steven is a certified IBM i System Administrator who has been working in IT for over 14 years. He was recognized as an IBM Fresh Face for his work on IBM i infrastructure in his early career. His main focus has been supporting IBM i and IBM Power Systems, and also specializes in VIOS, BRMS, Tape Libraries, HMC, and Networking. He enjoys sharing his knowledge through the monthly newsletter and through presenting webinars on various topics.