HP-UX (Hewlett-Packard UniX) is Hewlett-Packard's proprietary implementation of the Unix operating system, based on UNIX System V (initially System III) and first released in 1984.

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HP-UX: Python error on os.uname() function

Has anyone ever seen the Python os.uname() function fail on HP-UX? > python -c "import os; print os.uname()" Traceback (most recent call last): File "<string>", line 1, in <module> ...
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Recover lost volume group in hp ux 11 v2

The disk containing operating system (vg00) has failed. I tried to install the operating system on a new disk and I want to restore other volume group (vg01 and vg02) on two disks that contain data.
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How can I plan a DR solution for an SAP Instance running on HP-UX

I'm supporting an environment that runs SAP on HP-UX. The HP Blade running the SAP Instance is connected to IBM Storage over FC connection. SAN Infrastructure is duplicated by redundant ...
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HP-UX - Telnet to terminal

I would like to use a run of the mill linux VM to connect to an existing HP-UX server through telnet. When I connect using the simple: telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx I get my login prompt and everything ...
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Permissions for Windows Server 2008 R2 NFS Share Files

I have configured and am using a NFS share on a Windows 2008 server. I am copying files from a Unix server using anonymous access. What I cannot figure out is how to get the file permissions working ...
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RDP forwarding on HP/UX machine

I have a setup that consists of a HPUX machine that acts as a router and has a set of windows machines sitting behind it. I have given the HPUX box 3 external IP address on our main network so we can ...
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GNU screen cannot find terminfo entry on HP-UX

I am trying to make screen work on HP-UX B.11.23 U ia64 0308561483 unlimited-user license. Please notice I do not have root access. I have already compiled screen successfully, configured with ...
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HP-UX terminal is disabled

One of my team mate created an ID on an old HP-UX server and upon multiple fail login, he got his ID locked and the terminal locked as well. Now, when I login, it says Terminal is disabled -- see ...
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Problems mounting HPUX LVM+VXFS filesystem on Linux

I have a physical disk from a HPUX system that I need to access from a Debian Linux for ia64 system. From the hpux-lvm-tools project I have the tools to access the HPUX LVMs (Linux LVM has a different ...
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What are the IWWW and OWWW users for on HP UNIX?

What are the IWWW and OWWW users for on HP UNIX? They are present on the machine but I don't really know what they are used for?
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How to use sudo with rcp command to copy files from linux host to HP-UX host?

I'm having this issue where when I try to use sudo to rcp some files from a Linux host to an HP-UX host (note that the destination directory requires root access to write to), I get the following ...
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HP-UX Boot from SAN

Does anybody knows how to make HP-UX boot from SAN? Any help would be highly appreciated. I'm totally disappointed by HP's lack of documentation. The server is RX8640 with HP-UX 11.31
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IPMI sensor data retrieve from HP Superdome (sx2000) with IPMI tool

i'm trying to extract data sensor from a HP Superdome (sx2000) using the protocol IPMI over LAN. I enabled the IPMI protocol and i setup the password for IPMI protocol on the Superdome. I'm using ...
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HP UX server , make_recovery vs make_tape_recovery

I have to do a backup on different HP servers with different operation systems (hpux 10.20, hpux 11.00 and hpux 11.11). I found information about make_recovery and make_tape_recovery, but I don't ...
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Script SCP without certificates or expect

I need to script SCP and I need to be able to do this by passing in the password in plain text. I am absolutely aware of the horrible design pattern that I am asking for. I cannot use certificates for ...
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How to install ssh in HP-UX B.11.11?

I'm looking for steps to install ssh over hp-ux 11.11. Thanks, Mandy.
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Need help for a Unix startup script

I am very weak on unix shell scripting. Is there a way to create Unix shell script which will start on server boot time only, and will execute the following commands in order: # cd /mysql # ...
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Alternate way to create a clone of a UNIX System

THE STORY: (If you don't like to read much, down below is the question :) ) Where I work we have two HP RP2470 servers same hardware same number of hard drives same everything :). One of them is a ...
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HP UX 11.00 Post installation error - FAILURE

I just installed HP-UX 11.00 on a HP-RP2470 Server. The installation in general went OK, however near the end I've seen the folowing output on the console: Has anybody seen this before? What ...
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Mysql | Change the location of the databases folder

I have a HP-UX server with two instances of Mysql. The first one was the original and was located in /mysql, and keeps its database files in /mysql/data/ The second one I have installed by mistake ...
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HP Server attention light is blinking?

We have an older HP Server RP2470 running HP UX. I've been assigned to perform some hard drive clean up and OS Maintenance on the server before we move it into production. Everything is going just ...
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How to list the files on a tape with tar?

On a HP-UX OS I have a backup on a magnetic tape created from the SAM. Everywhere I read the instructions to list-verify the contents of the tape is to use the TAR program: #tar tvf ...
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Root partition size on hp-unix [closed]

I have HP-Unix 11.11 installed on an HP-9000 series server. I want to know what happen to the server if the root partition gets full? Will this affect the RAM or crash the server? Also, will any ...
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How to check hard drives info on HP-UX?

I am new to UNIX systems and so far i know only basic shell commands. Can someone tell me how to check the available hard drives on my server and get an info on them? I am also searching for a ...
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How to detect if a machine is virtualized or not

I have Linux, AIX, SunOs & HP-UX machines, I want to detect if the machine is virtual or not. So far I found this article which helped me get this information on Linux: dmesg | grep -i virtual ...
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Add RAM to HP-UX

I need to add some RAM to a machine running HP-UX. Is there anything that I need to do before or after adding the physical RAM? Or will the OS just recognize the RAM and no further tasks needed. ...
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Executing a Telnet command in an ssh command

I want have a Telnet command inside the ssh command for executing the Telnet command at the remote machine (172.202.230.22). I tried with the command ssh Administrator@172.202.230.22 telnet ...
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secure password less ssh configuration between HP-UX and windows 2003 server

I have done a password less ssh configuration between Linux/Unix , Windows and Unix. But first time I am configuring between HP-UX and Windows 2003. For configuring, I installed OpenSSH(client & ...
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How do I find circular symbolic links?

I'm working on a HP-UX system and I want to find if there are any circular symbolic links. So far I'm using the command: ls -lrt `find ./ -follow -type l` But it's only doing ls -lrt on current ...
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distributed vcs for hp-ux

I've been banging my head against the proverbial wall for the past couple of days trying to figure out how to install git on an HP-UX server to which i do not have root access. I've realized that ...
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Listing the available installation of depothelper (HP-UX)

I'm using depothelper to install software in HP-UX. So far, I was only able to search for packages using common sense and intuition. I would like to know if there's a way to tell which packages are ...
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HP-UX - custom rsync path

There are a range of HP-UX 11.11 hosts I'm unable to install rsync (I'm limited to a non-privileged user) I've extracted both rsync binary and libpopt.sl, libiconv.sl, libintl.sl from the depots into ...
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HP-UX -> Linux incremental remote backup

I've the need to setup a differential backup process from a range of remote HP-UXes to a central RHEL5 server. I'd happily go with rsync, problem is, stock HP-UX 11.11 has no built-in rsync and I ...
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How to determine when a user's account will be locked in HP-UX

I'm trying to figure out how to determine when user accounts on an HP-UX server will be locked. I would need this for every user on the server. On other kinds of UNIX, this kind of this is typically ...
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HP-UX network traffic

Does HP-UX (11.31) has a command in order to check the current traffic (in bps) going through it's network card? Netstat -i only gives the I/O in terms of packets. We don't have a glance license, so ...
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Best way to copy large amount of data between partitions

I'm looking to transfer data across 2 lv of an HP-UX server. I have a couple of those transfers to do, some of which are mostly binary (Oracle tablespace...) and some others are more text files ...
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Xnest from Mac OSX to HP-UX

I'm trying to connect to my HP-UX machine from Mac OS X using Xnest. The problem is that I can not get the keyboard to work. I can see the login-prompt, but unable to type in my username. The ...
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How do I find out number of mlocked pages on HP-UX?

Is there a way to find amount how much memory is mlocked on HP-UX? Either on process-specific or system-wide basis?
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HP-UX backup and restore

I recently purchased an old ZX6000 workstation to use as a test machine for a software package we have developed. Normally, when testing a software package, we use VMWare to create a clean install ...
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Verify connectivity to a server on a UDP port

I want to know if a HP-UX machine can communicate to a remote machine (which I don't have control over) on a particular port using UDP. I tried telnet, but it doesn't look like it supports UDP. I ...
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Vitualization in HP-UX

I have a powerful server with hp-ux. I received a request to install new software (that only runs under windows server). I have no available windows servers at this moments, but I have lots of ...
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ProLiant ML150 G3 and HP-UX

Does the ProLiant ML150 G3 support HP-UX?
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How to find out MIBs supported on HP-UX system?

I have the following system, and when I did a snmpwalk, I got an error message that prevents me from "walking" the entire tree. Is there a way to find out the MIBs supported by the SNMP Agent? (like ...
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Assigning a static IP on HP-UX

I can't find how to set a static IP on the local network (192.168.xxx.xxx) on HP-UX using the command line. I want the address to be kept after the server reboots, so it seems the use of ifconfig ...
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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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clone for Hp-UX?

we have HP-UX installed on HP Itanium hardware. As per HP hp-ux will not run on intel board. and vmware also not supporting hp-ux as guest OS. Is there any way to clone the hp-ux and it will run on ...
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rsh connection from Linux to HP times out

I added Linux boxes to /etc/hosts.equiv and .rhosts file for rsh connectivity to an HP box. I am able to do rsh as root from Linux to HP. But if I run in a root shell as different user connection ...
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Identify PID of a transient network connection on HP-UX 11.23

We've tried lsof and tcpdump to capture the PID of a process that is attempting to make connections. Any ideas?
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HP-UX (PA-RISC|Itanium) virtualisation on (x86-64|x86)

I'm looking for a way to run HP-UX (for educational purposes), but I don't have HP hardware right now. These options are not very suitable for me: HP TestDrive program - Looks like it was ...
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Apache filling up with connections in state “Reading Request”

I have a problem with an apache who's stalling with too much requests. When I take a look at the server-status page I can see that most of the connections are in state "Reading Request", but do not ...