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IBM i – Fundamentals


5 hours


The IBM i Fundamentals course provides learners with an introduction into IBM i from an operations point of view.


IT professionals who have no previous experience with IBM i.




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

  • Identify IBM i Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Access an IBM i System
  • Display IBM i System Activity Using Different System Interfaces
  • Describe how Data is Stored in an IBM i System

Course Content

IBM i System Introduction

Introduction to IBM i
IBM i Origins
Power 9 Hardware
Logical Partitions
IBM i Software
Accessing the IBM i System

Accessing the System and Help Facilities

Application Interfaces
Access Sources
Products and Methods used to Connect to IBM i
Signing-on to the IBM i System
Help Facilities

Sample System Tasks via Different Interfaces

Understanding User Profiles
Creating New Users
Displaying Active Jobs
IBM Navigator for i

Object and File Management

What are Objects?
Storing Objects
Displaying and Accessing Objects
Libraries and Library Lists
Integrated File System

IBM i Fundamentals Mastery Test