Associate IBM i 7.1 Administration is an entry-level certification that demonstrates your knowledge and skills to employers using this operating system.

Online Exam: 41 questions, 60-minute time limit

Price: $125/Student, $250/Member, $300/Non-Member

Testing is administered by PSI. Visit its website to find the location nearest you. The IBM i 7.1 exam also is administered at many COMMON events.

Candidate Profile

The qualified candidate will have developed basic to intermediate level skills needed for day-to-day operations of System i.

IBM i 7.1 Exam Topics

Note: the candidate should have the ability to perform all of the below functions using a 5250 emulation session as well as System i Navigator and Systems Director Navigator for IBM i

  • Use online help and references
  • Send, display, and reply to messages
  • Monitor and control jobs, devices, and job and output queues
  • Start and stop the system
  • Create and change user profiles
  • Use authorization lists and group profiles
  • Manage system configuration
  • Save and restore objects, libraries, and the system
  • Monitor job and history logs
  • Diagnose a system problem
  • Order, receive, and apply PTFs