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Questions tagged [aix]

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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AIX Storage Offline Migration

We are planning for AIX Offline Storage migration Where in we are decommisioning old storage and the LUNs will be copied over to new LUNs via Storage Replication We did the same on Linux server and ...
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Prevent CRON jobs from running on Standby AIX server

We have an Active/Standby pair of AIX 5.3 Unix servers. Business requirement dictates keeping a list of components synchronized between them e.g. Oracle RDBMS using Data Guard and certain OS file &...
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mklink folders from Windows server to AIX

We need to make a softlink to other server on AIX and when doing accordingly to guide in cmd occurs an error mklink /D \\10.0.0.10\folder C:\folder and it returns - The request is not supported ...
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Slower response to AIX Virtual IP

Server_A is an AIX 5.3 server assigned 192.168.1.8. TNS Ping to it's Oracle 9i DB instance was 120 msec. A month later, Server_B with identical specs was built assigned 192.168.1.9. Virtual IP 192....
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Putty Wyse60 emulation

I have AIX (v.7) box and using TinyTerm app. However Id prefer to use Putty instead. Problem is I do not have there proper key mapping - I miss there Wyse60 emulation. Is there any way to configure ...
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Connecting a Fujitsu SS-170A phone to Asterisk

I have recently acquired a Fujitsu SS-170A VoIP phone in order to connect it to my Asterisk server. First things first, I am able to perfectly use softphones in the same network I am setting up the ...
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What if AIX dynamic library imports one of symbols from wrong place

I have a legacy AIX ppc64 library mylib.so. Inspecting dump -Tv output, I noticed it expects that Foo symbol would be present in even older library oldfoo.so. However, it seems after new foo release, ...
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How do I add a persistent static ARP entry to an AIX server?

How do I add a persistent static ARP entry to an AIX server? /> uname -a AIX CBDIS 3 5 000B8886D700 /> uname -v 5 /> uname -r 3 />
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How to remove some character from a string in Unix?

I have two string like this a=[2018:09:11-18:37:06:376476] b=[2018:09:11-18:37:06:376446] I want two string like a= 20180911183706376476 b= 20180911183706376446 Can Anyone please help me out?
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How to replace some character from a string in UNIX? [closed]

I have two string like this... a=[2018:08:22-15:26:18:26182619] b=[2018:08:22-15:26:18:26182619] And I want to convert a= 20180911183706376476 b= 2018082215261826182619 Can anyone please help me ...
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AIX SMS Menu + Netapp Multipath cause BOS migration issues

I'm performing an AIX migration from 7.1 to 7.2 using the DVD Iso on a VIOS Virtual Library. At the point the migration starts, it fails with the following message: 0516-1775 varyonvg: Physical ...
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How to Migrate LPAR between 2 power trough SAN from VIOs mapped LUN to NPIV

I'm trying to migrate LPAR from a power to another. Since my company doesn't have any IBM licence for their migration solution I have to do it trough SAN (using IBM SVC and brocade SAN switches). A ...
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Does AIX support composite USB keyboard and mouse?

Does AIX 5.3 or newer support USB keyboard and mouse in one physical device (a.k.a. composite device)? I have a wireless Microsoft kbd + mouse combo, and it does not work with the AIX machine at all ...
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OpenSSH passwordless ssh with multiple identity key files

A new server is being setup by referring to an existing server. Passwordless ssh from the server to other machines needs to be supported with multiple key files (more than 6). By referring to the ...
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Exclude certain disk in dd command script for disk erasure

for disk in $(lspv | awk '{print $1}') ; do dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/${disk} bs=1024 count=$(bootinfo -s ${disk}) echo $disk wiped done How do i exclude certain disks like hdisk0,hdisk1 and ...
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AIX server DOD method for secure erase disk [duplicate]

I would like to know how can i securely erase disk on AIX as per DOD standards? any utility i can download and use on aix server rather using regular dd or diag command? Appreciate your help! ...
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AIX sftp auto logout

I'm having a hard time setting sftp auto logout. ssh connections logout, but sftp connections don't timeout. How should I set an sftp auto-logout? sftp myserver Connecting to myserver... sftp> ...
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sendmail: rewrite part of envelope sender address

I'm is configuring sendmail on aix server and I need to rewrite part of envelope sender address. from this: user@servername.foo.org to this: user_it@foo.com As you can see what I need is rewrite ...
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Track User CPU usage for a period of time

I need to track amount of processes that a single user invoked and how much CPU-time (or % ) these processes consumed for a given period of time. The trick is that each of these processes normally ...
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Install Tensorflow on Oracle Application Server with AIX

I would like to install python and Tensorflow on the Oracle Application Server operating on IBM AIX. I have not been able to find any documentation for installing python on AIX, much less on Oracle ...
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How to identify ancient KornShell version?

We had a guy retire on us, and the documentation left behind is a little on the light side. Need a little help identifying and using part an older client-server system. The server itself is ...
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While running oracle DBD::Oacle installation am getting this “Cannot find or open file: /lib32/crt0_64.o”

While installing DBD::Oracle in AIX , I am getting the following error. The oracle client version is 11.2 , I am not sure where I would missed this. Running Mkbootstrap for DBD::Oracle () ...
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Is IBM's OS V7R2 the same as AIX?

Im working with a an iSeries Power 7+ server and the operating system is V7R2, is this a version of AIX or a completely different OS?
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HTTPD + OpenSSL - Long time to connnect to port 443 then ssl_handshake_failure

I know that ssl_handshake_failure is a generic error, however this is my last resort, since I've been investigating this issue for three weeks. I'm deploying Apache HTTPD server on an AIX Server. AIX ...
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AIX portmapper reported listening at port 32771. Why is it not the nlockmgr process?

I am trying to calm my security group which believes portmapper is listening at port 32771. My host is running AIX 7.1. I do not have access to the GNU network utilities here. rpcinfo(8), both ...
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not getting last Password change time on AIX by default lsuser command

I need all attributes for all users from AIX system for this I am using "lsuser -f ALL command" this gives me all attributes but not giving lastupdate attribute which used to indicate last password ...
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PTY is not working

I have a problem when trying to log into a server with my ssh keys, it throws me the message: "key_load_public: invalid format PTY allocation request failed on channel 0". I try to fix this by ...
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crontab doesn't work when time is specified

In my AIX server, the cron job runs fine when specified to run every minute. * * * * * echo "test" >> /home/myUser/testLog.log But it doesn't work when a specific time is given. * 16 * * * ...
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New user added but having error in AIX 7.1

I newly add a user name perfmgr in AIX 7.1 using smitty, however when I try to change the password it output and error as below: # passwd perfmgr Changing password for "perfmgr" 3004-616 User "...
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Where's the global inputrc file in AIX?

I want to save my Readline settings globally for all bash users (it is installed on the system), but I cannot find the global configuration path, neither in /etc nor in /usr/etc. I also couldn't find ...
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Changing the interface of a IPV6 route on AIX

My current IPV6 routing talbe: Route Tree for Protocol Family 24 (Internet v6): ::/96 0.0.0.0 UC 0 0 sit0 - - => default link#2 ...
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non computational memory in aix reaches zero value

i'm using AIX 6.1 on a database server,i'm having a problem where the non computational memory reaches 0 at some point, which causes the system to swap i guess and therefore the system becomes really ...
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Filesystem full with 'df' but seems actually not

On my AIX 6.1 server, i have a problem on a VIO LPAR. A filesystem seams to be full with the 'df' command, but not with 'du' or 'ls' for example. I searched but I don't understand where the problem ...
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Truncated e-mail

Have a program that runs on an AIX server. An e-mail is being generated and sent out but is being truncated. The e-mail is about 157KB, 3,349 lines and 193,752 characters at the point of truncating. ...
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How to get details of a Linux LPAR from the Linux terminal?

I am working on a project which uses both, IBM AIX and Linux LPARs. I need to get information about my Linux LPAR from the Linux terminal itself. I am using CentOS Linux, version 7. There is a ...
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LDAP - complex configuration involving multiple uid=oracle and other users

We've got openLDAP running, but a somewhat unique? situation that I'm not sure how to describe. Trying to find a better solution than what we've got. tl;dr: How to allow: a FooCo system to allow ...
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How to check if the memory assigned to two servers are shared memory or not in IBM AIX?

I'm having two DB servers and two Application servers running on IBM AIX 5.3 OS I'm using Oracle DB 10.2.0.4 with RAC environment and EBS Application is R12.1.3. In my DB server I could find I have ...
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Execution “df” command on AIX with the bash

it's very strange that when I am executing df command on AIX with bash like  bash -c "df /" I suppose it will be executed like on Linux, but still the result is same like korn shell. Please give me ...
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NFS share from Windows Server 2008 to AIX 6 client

Google doesn't brings up a solution for it! That's why we are asking. Maybe no one had this before? Q: How can we share a directory from a Windows Server 2008 via NFS to an AIX 6 client? (the two ...
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Backup Informix databases in AIX with Veeam

My production database is currently on an IBM server with AIX. We use Informix as our database software. We've migrated most of our physical assets to vSphere and back everything up with Veeam. We ...
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Weblogic doesn't close files (but does close connections)

Dears, we're running into a 'too many open files' issue. We've made some progress but the issue is still there... We use cxf on weblogic on aix. relevant cxf configuration: <http-conf:conduit ...
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Missing or skipped ICMP_Seq In AIX Ping

I noticed an intermittent slow response on the ping from my application server to my database server. So to diagnose, I tested using a standard ping and Telnet tests. For the telnet tests, it was ...
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Apache 2.4 on AIX 6.1, multiple virtual hosts with Proxy/BalancerMember -> problems with shared memory (shm) slotmem files

I have an Apache 2.4.23 configuration with mod_proxy/mod_proxy_balancer/mod_slotmem_shm/mod_lbmethod_byrequests enabled. Furthermore, I have multiple VirtualHost listening on different ports with a ...
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Timestamp comparison on AIX without date -d

I have a bash script on AIX 7 that runs a database query and the output I get is a timestamp in the following format: 201607130319. Now I would like to compare the timestamp with current time (date +%...
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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 for AIX yields a lot of 500 Internal Server Errors

I am using IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 on WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.37 for AIX 7.1.3.45 TL03. Every time my system undergoes a heavy usage period, which currently happens pretty ...
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Installing locally python3 on AIX

I'm trying to locally install python3 (3.5.2) interpreter on AIX 7.1 I used this to configure, which runs ok CC=gcc OPT="-O2" ./configure --enable-shared --prefix=$HOME/usr/local but I get error ...
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list all files in subdirectories without listing the contents of parent (AIX)

I am trying to get a list of all files and directories under specific directories in AIX. find /usr/bin/* /usr/sbin/* /usr/local/bin/* usr/local/sbin/* /bin/* /sbin/* From this list I want to ...
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How do I prioritize TLS 1.2 connections on Apache/IBM HTTP Server?

I have an IBM AIX machine running IBM HTTP Server version 8.5.5.0 which was recently configured to use TLS 1.2. Per corporate policy my server is supposed to use TLS 1.2, but for compatibility ...
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rsyslog TLS on AIX

I am trying to forward logs with rsyslog (8.4.2) on AIX 7.1 and I need to encrypt with TLS. However it seems I need rsyslog-gnutls package. I can't seem to find this package anywhere for AIX. Best I ...
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AIX non-expiring account lock - who is locking it?

I have a non-expiring service account on an AIX server which I use to connect to my database. Every couple of weeks some user or task tries to connect to the account with the wrong password, and the ...