Getting Started with VIOS for the IBM i Admin

Presented by Steven McIver

Session Description

Wednesday, April 8th | 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM ET
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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 possibly 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.

  • How to Prepare for Installing VIOS
  • How to Install VIOS Using the Enhanced HMC Interface.
  • Post Installation Steps Recommended Before Virtualizing I/O.

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Presented by Steven McIver
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Steven_itechSteven is a System Administrator at iTech Solutions Group and has worked with IBM i and IBM Power Systems for the past 12 years. He enjoys keeping abreast of new technologies on the horizon, and implementing them to help save time and money. He is a husband and the father of three children, and lives in the Springfield, MO area.