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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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 ...
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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? [closed]

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 ...
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Change primary group with sudo (-u) -g

I would like to run commands on an AIX system with sudo -i instead of just sudo. This way I can make sure that any environment settings like umask will be those of the user I'm running the command as. ...
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What is the correct way of running JBoss as a service

I'm running an APP under JBoss on AIX 6, and the correct way to run JBoss, as the docs says, is using the ./run.sh script, but said script runs on front, not on the background, and also gives a lot of ...
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setting CPU entitlement for AIX 6.1

Hi I would like to understand LPAR entitlement's better. If I have a system that is running AIX 6.1 with an uncapped LPAR, what do I lose by setting the entitlement low? Meaning theoretically if I ...
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PS command ouput with fixed width for each column

I am trying to execute some PS commands on IBM AIX and Solaris. The output I get is not properly formatted, I want to see the values for each column with some fixed width. Is there anyway I can ...
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Renting server usage - Solaris (SPARC), AIX and HP-UX (PA-RISC)

We do some builds using AIX, Solaris and HP-UX that take about 4 hours per month and we are wondering if there is a service out there that would allow us to do this by renting the usage instead of ...
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how to low-level format a hard disk using AIX?

I have a server with AIX 6.1 , I formated some hdisks using diag tool, but in some way some of its VGDA survived. how may I low-level format a hard disk using AIX? or how may I clear the VGDA of a ...
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An SQLite/STDIN Conundrum, Specific to AIX

I'm been playing around with SQlite at work, specifically with trying to get the sqlite3 command line tool to accept stdin instead of a file. Sounds easy enough, on linux you can execute a command ...
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VMware or Xen support for AIX on pSeries architecture

I tried to find an explicit confirmation on VMware website if there is any chance we could virtualize AIX running on pSeriese architecture (P5, P6 and P7), but in vain. so far we have only one ...
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How to know the source of certain TCP traffic on AIX

We have two AIX boxes, one for production system and another for testing. both systems are running ATM machine switches, where the ATM device is connected via TCP socket. we had an issue on ...
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Installing gcc on AIX 5.3

we have a development AIX 5.3 on PowerPC CPU having the standard CC compiler. I downloaded the gcc 4.2.4, unpacked it and tried to install it seems there is something missing; untar takes around 15 ...
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AIX network parameters to close TCP sockets of unplugged devices

We have an AIX box, running what we call in banking "ATM Switch" not the ATM networking switch, but the bank ATM driver. where we have some ATM machines connected to two server processes. The problem ...
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Using WebSphere CloudBurst with PowerVM to AIX virtualization over a cloud

hi there we are studying the virtualization option to reduce our datacenter cost, and this research was assigned to me. we looked into alternatives and we almost reached a conclusion that PowerVM is ...
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Is it possible to print on a networked Windows Print server from an AIX server, without using remote printer queues?

I have an application on an AIX server (v5.3) that needs to print via a Windows Print Server over the LAN. The simplest way to do this is to use SMIT to setup a remote print queue - which I've done ...
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how can i increase cpu utilization on a aix unix p5 server

i need to make cpu utilization increase to about 90%
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pscp doesn't read .profile

I'm transfering a file from Windows XP SP2 to AIX 5.3. In my .profile I have umask 002defined. After the transfer, the file always has 644 permissions, so it seems pscp doesn't read my profile. As ...
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Does SCP lock the file it is transfering?

Have a situation where we have an application log sitting out on an AIX server. The log is being continually written to from the application, and we have users on Windows who want to view the file. ...
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What is the rootvg in AIX?

What is the rootvg in AIX? Is it something that is unique to AIX?
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AIX : Create core dump or running process on without terminating it

Have known about using the command gcore on Solaris. Is there something similar for AIX ? I have a Siebel component running on an AIX server and it flunks without anything in the logs. I know when it ...
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how to recover a .c file in AIX unix which has removed (rm -f) by accidentally

how to recover a .c file in AIX unix which has removed (rm -f) by accidentally
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Is it possible and how to mount an AIX disk into Linux?

I have a disk from a AIX server that I need to explore in order to recover some data (the server is down). Is it possible to mount AIX partitions on Linux? How?
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Find heaviest users by CPU usage in AIX

Is there a way to find the top users according to CPU usage in AIX? I would like to get history if possible, but I am open to installing some extra logging facilities.
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AIX: iscsi volumes disappear after reboot

We have an IBM P505 AIX box, with two internal disks and a defined iSCSI volume. The iSCSI volume is defined in it's own volume group, and is connected to an IBM iSCSI DS3300 disk array via the ...