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VIOS commands from IBM i point of view

Many IBM i administrators do afraid a VIOS shell. Yes, its different, completely different what we know from IBM i interface. In this post I want to show you a few commands which you know from a ‘green screen’ against  its equivalent in a VIOS shell.

IBM i command VIOS
WRKLNK ls
CD cd
RNM mv
CPY cp
DSPF cat, more
MOV mv
RMVLNK, DEL rm
MKDIR mkdir
CRTUSRPRF mkuser, mkgroup
CHGPWD passwd
DLTUSRPRF rmuser
CHGUSRPRF chuser
DSPUSRPRF lsuser
DSPPTF ioslevel, lssw
WRKACTJOB ps
WRKHDWRSC *CMN,*STG lsdev –type adapter
PWRDWNSYS shutdown
DSPFMWSTS lsfware
WRKJOB whoami
WRKPRB errlog
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