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1answer
53 views

How do you configure X11 forwarding over SSH on AIX?

Here is what I've tried. I've edited /etc/ssh/sshd_config on the remote AIX system X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 X11UseLocalhost yes as well as set $DISPLAY DISPLAY=localhost:10.0 export ...
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564 views

RPM ignore conflicts

is there a way to ignore rpm version conflicts by keeping the latest version installed? For example. I want to install gawk in AIX. I have all the required rpms in a folder ...
1
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1answer
196 views

List environment variables of a running process on AIX without character limit

Today I was trying to debug an issue where a process was not picking up the correct environmental variable. It took us hours before we realized that it wasn't picking up the correct variable. I tried ...
0
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1answer
251 views

Apache Ant setup in Aix

I want to install Apache Ant on my AIX 6.1 Server and I'm facing some issues. When I visit the link http://ant.apache.org/manual/install.html I did not understand the installation step for the files ...
0
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1answer
457 views

GIT issue in AIX 6.1

I recently installed GIT 1.8.1 on my AIX 6.1 machine and am facing a few issues with it. Now if I login as root and issue git commands like git --version I get the response as shown : Code: git ...
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1answer
241 views

Cannot get exclusive lock on rpm database in Unix

I was trying to install a python rpm on AIX 6.1 and it was taking too long and so I had to close ther terminal. Later when I tried to install the same rpm as root I am getting the problem as : ...
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1answer
119 views

Logging commands executed by remote shell scripts

I've noticed that when running a script that connects to a number of our servers (to essentially run batch commands) that the commands aren't logged in the user's .sh_history or .bash_history files. ...
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2answers
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While loop read multiple lines from a grep

I'm writing a script in AIX 5.3 that will loop through the output of a df and check each volume against another config file. If the volume appears in the config file, it will set a flag which is ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Safe to delete .lastcomm

I have a .lastcomm file that is >2GB is it safe to delete it? It's taking up a lot of room on the server and I can't find any documentation online related to it's log file.
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3answers
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What is the most similar AIX-like linux/unix OS available? [closed]

The question tells everything :) What is the most similar AIX-like linux/unix that is free and also capable to be installed on a VM so that i can do some practice? I need to do some testing before ...
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1answer
176 views

chcore command not taking effect

I am trying to change the behaviour of where core dump files get written to, as described here: ...
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1answer
159 views

command to edit /tcb/files/auth/s/someuser

is there a command in HP Unix used to change for example min age for password in this file without actually editing the file? /tcb/files/auth/s/someuser it has to do with trusted or non-trusted ...
4
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1answer
705 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
317 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
141 views

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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3answers
374 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
1k views

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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3answers
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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 ...
0
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1answer
243 views

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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2answers
152 views

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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1answer
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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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5answers
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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 ...
0
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1answer
360 views

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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2answers
513 views

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?
0
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1answer
321 views

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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1answer
364 views

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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1answer
46 views

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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3answers
2k views

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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1answer
160 views

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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3answers
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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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2answers
429 views

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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2answers
213 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
388 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
643 views

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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2answers
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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 ...
0
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3answers
523 views

how can i increase cpu utilization on a aix unix p5 server

i need to make cpu utilization increase to about 90%
2
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1answer
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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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2answers
649 views

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
3
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1answer
2k views

AIX update environment after .profile change

I am running AIX 5.3. I have made changes to a user's .profile file (added a couple of environment variables). Is there a command that I can use to re-process the .profile file for a particular ...
3
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4answers
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Unix and Triggering MS SQL Server Integration Services Jobs

We have an AIX server which contains a lot of data, and once a night we dump that data to CSV for import into MS SQL Server for reporting reasons. At the moment, each step in the process is unlinked, ...
9
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5answers
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Where do you normally keep your UNIX/Linux scripts?

There are numerous scripts that I have written for my server. Some of them are in my ~/scripts and some of them are in application directories. I am just wondering is there a directory that you would ...
2
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2answers
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ldd equivalent in AIX?

I'm used to do a ldd -d libxxx.so in Linux but it doesn't work in this AIX machine, I looked and I found some places to download the ldd program, but I actually want to know if there is a default ...
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3answers
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How to find all executable files? (AIX)

example -rwxr--r-- 1 me users 0 May 27 13:58 file_0 -rw-rwxrw- 1 me users 0 May 27 13:58 file_1 -rw-rw-rwx 1 me users 0 May 27 13:59 file_2 ...