AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive, pronounced "a i ex") is a series of proprietary Unix operating systems developed and sold by IBM for several of its computer platforms.

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How do I know the old os level in AIX?

I am stuck to find what was the older/previous version of my AIX OS? To find the current OS version we use :- oslevel -s what is the command to find the previous version from which it was ...
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Python and mod_wsgi path issue

I have an AIX 6.1 system that I've compiled and installed: Apache 2.2.21 (into /usr/local/mercurial) Python 2.7.2 (into /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/lib) mod_wsgi 3.3 (with the AIX fix #1 described ...
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How to sync windows server folders with a AIX server using script?

Everyday I would like to sync the files and folders in the windows server with AIX server and vice versa. Does anyone suggest me, How I can write a shell or bat script to achieve this?
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Memory per user on AIX

nmon is showing me 99% memory usage and swap activity. My user is not very active at the moment so it should be someone elses fault. Is there a way I figure how much memory each user is taking? Must ...
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AIX sed parsing error 0602-404 but works with Linux sed?

I have this sed working in Linux and have a few AIX servers I need to use it on as well but keep getting this error and I can't find any information on it even though it's specific. Got the following ...
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how do i list remote print queues in aix?

So lpstat returns all print queues. What is a quick way to determine which of the print queues are remote and which are local?
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What do the 2 leading underscores indicate in these alias lines for .kshrc?

I am configuring ksh88 on AIX 5.3L and came across a few lines that are supposed to enable the arrow keys for command history navigation. alias __A=$(print -n "\020") alias __B=$(print -n "\016") ...
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How to Install Apache , MySQL and PHP on AIX 7.1

i want to install following open source software on AIX 7.1 Apache 2.2.19 PHP 5.2.6 MySQL - 5.0.67 please help me on this.
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How to Install SiteMinder web agent on AIX 7.1 [closed]

please help me on this to install on AIX 7.1 CA SiteMinder Web Agent - 6.0.535.858 6QMR5
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How to reload /etc/hosts file in AIX without reboot

How to reload /etc/hosts file in AIX without reboot? I am trying to ping a new entry but it still shows previous version. Thanks
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AIX operating system versions? [closed]

I need to understand the verions, patches, releases under each type of AIX OS. Any document or link to refer.
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infoprint manager 4.2 on aix

I am trying to find a way to print incoming print jobs to a file on infoprint manager 4.2 on AIX 5.3. There is a new requirment to do some additional processing to the jobs (additonal marks to be ...
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AIX 6.1 Subscription

I have few questions regarding AIX subscription, I know its not programming but I really need to get an answer from someone with experience. AIX subscription means: we would be able to update our ...
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File corruption issue AIX jFS2

I have an application which is doing a lot of file operations.Its doing a lots of file read and write operations(lot of small files). We have found that some of the files are getting mixed up ...
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What is a “virtual context switch”

IBM's AIX has a "virtual context switch" column in lparstat but neither IBM's redbooks nor google searches will tell me what exactly a virtual context switch is and how its different from a regular ...
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Cheap 'n' easy AIX hosting services? [closed]

I'm working on a product that's written in generic, cross-platform-friendly Java. However, this Java component plugs into a natively-compiled, platform-specific third-party SDK. A potential customer ...
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how to solve the download error in AIX?

im getting the following error in suma logs during the update download, how to solve this... 20110516 04:48:18 V 0500-012 An error occurred attempting to download. 20110516 04:48:18 I Logging ...
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Java command not going to background with &

I'm running a java command: java weblogic.Admin -adminurl t3://URL:POST -username username -password password START $SERVER & on an Aix machine. The problem is that the shell still halts ...
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LiveLinux PPC variant to boot and perform dd on SAS drive?

Ok here's the deal. In trying to install SLES 11, partd says it cannot read the partitioning on my SAS disk. Specifically I can reuse the existing AIX partition table but not edit it. The drive is SAS ...
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How to configure SUMA in AIX

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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how i can get the date in UNIX-aix and store ecah part in variable

I write batch file and i want to compare the modification time (timstap) to two folder and copy the latest one . i don't know if this option available directory be cause i don't know .so i want to get ...
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How to upgrade AIX TL level from OLD to NEW

I have upgraded my OS from AIX5.3 to AIX6.1, now i need to upgrade the Technology Level The current version is the following: root@myserver:/:>oslevel -s 6100-02-01-0847 root@myserver:/:>oslevel -sq ...
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How can I return to nohup after logout?

I'm working on an AIX and cannot install screen but want to use its capabilities. Basically I want to be able to run a session (maybe logout), then the same user but logged in again to be able to get ...
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AIX 5.3 snmp configuration for CPU and Memory monitoring

is there a way to do this with normal snmpd of AIX53 ?
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Space not released after deleting files — AIX Version 5.3

I have AIX Version 5.3. I have deleted some file from the file system but the space not released. The inode is okay. Is there any permanent fix for this?
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AIX's implementation of AIO servers on 6.1

We have this current settings. myibm:root:/:>ioo -Fa |grep aio aio_active = 1 aio_maxreqs = 65536 aio_maxservers = 30 ...
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What does pwdadm -c effect?

If you were to run pwdadm -c against a user account and it clears the flags from /etc/passwd; what would those cleared flags stop from happening?
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how to create nested file system in AIX

We run an AIX database server. Our DB team is looking at this configuration: hdisk6 to have a mount point of /u02/app/oradata/hisdb hdisk7 to have a mount point of /u02/app/oradata/hisdb/rmirror ...
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How do I find the system's disk capacity?

I run the command df -g to get the GB block sizes in the second column (left to right). If I want to get the total capacity for all hard disks, which command should I use? OS is AIX.
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How to install rsync on AIX machine

I have a machine running AIX. I'm looking to install rsync on it. Does rsync support AIX? If so, where might I download it? In case it matters: I will be using rsync to copy a filesystem from my ...
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IBM AIX Vs Intel Performance

Can anyone help me in comparing the performance of an IBM AIX 570 Power 5 8 Cores computer with the latest Intel 6 Cores. Thanks
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AIX /etc/security/user: what happens if the values in a stanza are specified twice?

I have an /etc/security/user file on AIX and I have a stanza that looks like this: someuser: expires = 0912154623 account_locked = false expires = 0116202437 account_locked = false Which of the ...
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How to configure Sendmail?

How can I learn to configure sendmail on Unix-aix? Note that I don't have a DNS server.
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i cannot send mail on unix aix?

i try to send e-mail but the following error appear :- bbb@ccc.com... User unknown /dead.letter... Saved message in /dead.letter how i can solve this error ????
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Alternatives to CURL, WGET

Is anyone aware of any alternatives to curl and wget? The key functional requirement I'm looking for is to be able to execute an HTTPS GET request against a known URL. The reason I'm looking for an ...
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AIX 5.3 On Power4 Hardware Wouldn't Boot

We have a old Power4 server with AIX version 5.3 installed. Upon boot up, it hangs right after the AIX welcome screen. On the diagnostic load progress LED indicator, I saw that it stopped at '0c32' ...
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Unable to remove file using 'rm'

In one of our severs (IBM AIX), we have a file in path /data/1002/ which we were not able to remove or delete using the 'rm' command. The error message we got is "rm: S1208001.002: A file or directory ...
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Re-Configuring TCP IP of an AIX system ( LPAR P770/AIX 5.3)

I have serverA and serverB (AIX LPARS on SystemP) I want to switch hostname and IP configurations between serverA and serverB. Is it enough to perform the changes via smitty mktcpip or do I have to ...
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amount (share) folder in Unix-AIX by using smitty?

how i can amount folder in unix-aix by using smitty command ???
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AIX swap usage shows ~20%, not even close to maximum load

I got an alarm that my swap usage was up to 80%, which turned to be a fact when I checked topas. The problems I've found were: 1) Looking into a vmstat 5 10, I found lots of PIs with 0 SRs. How's ...
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How to determine the used/available memory on AIX with a non root user?

Using a non root user what is the recommended method to determine the global system used/available memory on an AIX system ?
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Is ALTER COLUMN SET DATA TYPE supported for DB2 8.2.4 for AIX?

I am trying to expand a column from SMALLINT to BIGINT. I get the error: SQL0104N An unexpected token "BIGINT" was found following ""TYPE SET DATA TYPE". Expected tokens may include:"". SQLSTATE=42601 ...
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AIX 5.3 Package Dependency

I want to install gettext but i cannot because my AIX says that gettext is dependent on glib and when i try to install glib it says that I cannot because glib is in turn dependent on gettext. Please ...
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how i can write if statment in unix AIX

i want to write if statment as following :- if [$x == "string"] then echo "ok" fi but the following error appear ./bash_if.sh[6]: [0: not found.
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how i can create hidden folder in unix-AIX Version 6.1

I try this command mkdir .done but it does not work. How does one create a hidden folder?
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ctrl-v key on AIX

I'm new to AIX and I miss some tricks that work well on other *nix flavors. I need a CTRL sequence in a ksh scripts, like ^[ (CTRL-[) and to do that I'm habit to use the ctrl-v[ , but here it doesn't ...
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AIX telnet from remote

Although i can telnet the AIX server from the local network , i cant get access to it via the internet.. Itsnt a firewall/router issue 100% as trying on other computers worked great... AIX is version ...
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bash file to send an e-mail in unix?

i want to write bash file perform the following steps :- copy file from server1 to server2 if (copy success ) do nothing if (copy failed ) send e-mail to admin@company.com contain the following ...
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AIX Missing Symbols ap_cleanup_scoreboard and ap_accept_lock_mech for Apache Process. However, the symbols do exist

I am having a problem whereby apache is not able to find certain symbols referenced from a library (mod_wsgi) loaded within the apache process. When i start the apache process, i get this error. ...
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missing disk space in AIX

i have an AIX server.. where the partition supposed to have 39gb worth of space.. but when i do a df -k, it shows that i have used up almost 24gb of space... but as i listed out everything under that ...