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 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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per.libext fileset broken in AIX 6.1

Looks like the /opt/perl folder was deleted, and now most tools are not coming up (including wpar manager, suma etc..) bash-3.00# lppchk -c perl.libext lppchk: 0504-206 File ...
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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 ...
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Monitor Processes' Memory Usage

We have an IBM P series box running AIX 5.3. This is our application server, whereby our J2EE application is running in Oracle's Applications Server (version 10g r2). At around 11pm till the next day ...
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Aix + Apache not serving static files as uploaded

Ok, bear with me, this is kind of hard to explain. I have an AIX server (5.3.9.0) that is running apache 2.2.11. With static files (css, html), I can upload a file to the server, and when I call it, ...
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Unable to connect to remote secure site using stunnel

I've got a remote machine I need to connect to that uses HTTPS and a client I need to connect to it with that doesn't support HTTPS. Enter stunnel. I'm running it as follows, then connecting with the ...
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Why pay for UNIX?

I'm fairly new to Unicies. With the advent of GNU/Linux and BSDs, what are the reasons for companies to prefer AIX, Solaris and other commercial systems?
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how I can return more than one value from windows to unix-AIX?

i'm have to server:- 1-windows-server 2003 2-UNIX-AIX I execute something in windows server and now I want to return some value from windows to unix .... how I can do it I install copssh in windows ...
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how i can execute windows batch file from UNIX-AIX?

how i can execute windows batch file from UNIX_AIX i install copssh ???
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how i can pass argument to windows 2003 batch file and execute it from unix-aix and return value to unix-aix

how i can pass argument to windows 2003 batch file and execute it from unix-aix and return value to unix-aix
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how i can take backup of file on UNIX-AIX?

how i can take backup of file on UNIX-AIX ?
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how i can make windows server 2003 see some directory from UNIX-AIX?

how i can make windows server 2003 see some directory from UNIX-AIX
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Oracle 8i - Error signaled in parallel query server

I am attempting to run a query against an Oracl 8i database instance running on Aix. It is a simple select * against a single table. The query runs for approximately 8 hours and then throws the ...
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how i can scan file in unix?

group of person will upload file to IBM-AIX server (OS = UNIX) and we want to scan this files .... and we have another server (OS = WINDOWS) and we install in this server kaspersky ... now :- 1. how i ...
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Debugging SFTP connections between AIX client and Windows Server

Situation: a client with an AIX machine can't connect properly to a Windows 2003 Server running FTP server Serv-U FTP Server v10.2. Plain FTP works. SFTP is not working. It's not clear where the ...
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Is there any limit to AIX 5.3 pipe size?

I'm in trouble while performing cat/tail/head operation on large files on Aix 5.3. When asking for a cat of several 1Go file redirected to another one: cat file1 file2 file3 > outputfile The ...
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How to resolve “paging space I/Os blocked with no psbuf”

We are new to AIX environment, and experiencing some performance issue running our application. When it happens, we use the vmstat command and found the fre value under memory usually very low. A ...
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Failover clusters of WPAR with HACMP in AIX 6.1?

Is it possible to create a failover cluster using Workload Partitions (wpar) in AIX 6.1? I want to create a two node cluster such that each of the nodes is a wpar and in event of a software failure ...
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Why does bash invocation differ on AIX when using telnet vs ssh

I am using an AIX 5.3 server with a .bashrc file set up to echo "Executing bashrc." When I log in to the server using ssh and run: bash -c ls I get: Executing bashrc . .. etc.... However, when ...
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How to do the equivalent of rpm -qf in AIX? (Which package does this file belong to?)

So. I have a binary in /opt/freeware/bin in an AIX PPC machine whose origin I don't know. It could be an RPM -- most open-source AIX RPMs install in /opt/freeware. But no such luck. It must have been ...
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Named on AIX (5.3) - DIG won't find hosts without FQDN?

Ok I'm a newb to AIX and Named, so hopfully I'm just missing something easy. :) The goal is to just have smooth DNS lookups in this goofy Windows workgroup/AIX DNS setup (it will change eventually, ...
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How to install LSOF in AIX

I wanna install LSOF in AIX. I've download the program from https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/reg/pick.do?source=aixbp&lang=en_US. after I unzip the tar file, I don't get readme or ...