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I need to configure or install SUMA. What is the procedure and steps to do this? I am very new to AIX.

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As a new comer to AIX you are probably best off using smit, the menu driven config utility for AIX.

Run smit suma to invoke the suma part of smit, remember you need a fairly large volume group for item storage (at least 4Gb).

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when i type the command "summa" im getting the following error, so i think suma is not configured properly, Can't locate LibExt/ in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/suma/lib /usr/opt/perl5/lib/5.8.2/aix-thread-multi /usr/opt/perl5/lib/5.8.2 /usr/opt/perl5/lib/site_perl/5.8.2/aix-thread-multi /usr/opt/perl5/lib/site_perl/5.8.2 /usr/opt/perl5/lib/site_perl .) at /usr/suma/lib/SUMA/ line 200, <$fh> line 101 – prakash May 11 '11 at 13:08
Looks like someone has messed around with the perl install on that machine, check if you can change the $PATH around so the stock perl is first. – HampusLi May 11 '11 at 13:16
Hi thanks, im a new beei to AIX can u pls tell me how to change the $PATH – prakash May 12 '11 at 4:14

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