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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Determine the full oslevel (incl build date) of a local AIX repository without patching / installing

In our environment, only one of our AIX servers is permitted to access the internet through the firewall. On this one server, I use suma to download all fixes for all base levels, technology levels ...
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AIX Samba user access getpwuid failed

I have installed Samba 4.12.10 via yum in AIX 7.2. I have also installed kerberos package to authenticate samba with kerberos. My objective is to allow users access of folders/files in AIX from their ...
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How can you set the SMTP envelope MAIL FROM in AIX 6.1 Sendmail?

We have new SMTP relay host and it requires that the sender's email address should be the company's official email domain instead of server hostname Already did masquerade using generetics table. ...
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Is this a viable way to perform a VIOS update and prepare for a quick back out at the same time?

Is the procedure below viable for performing a VIOS update and, at the same time, preparing for a quick back out if necessary? Assume that the existing VIOS is mirrored on hdisk0 and hdisk1. Therefore,...
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SSH between two servers Linux and AIX

I am trying to do passwordless SSH between two server Linux (source) and AIX (destination) For this i have created public key in Linux server and coped this public key in destination server user ...
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Install rpm packages with Ansible using rpm application (not yum)

I want to install some RPM packages using Ansible and the installed rpm package manager. yum is not installed. Using command module with rpm -i {{package}} causes the task to fail if the package is ...
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Time-Limit for shell script in AIX

I want to run a shell script with time limit of 50s.Below work fine in linux. timeout 50s sudo sh my-script.sh But i have AIX server where i want to run above script with time limit of 50 seconds....
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SSH from windows to AIX

I am trying to do SSH from Windows to AIX. I am able to do SSH.But i have some doubt how SSH is working here. pqp1111 is the user in AIX server. In home directory of pqp1111 i can see below key is ...
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Can c11 compiler be installed on AIX 5.3?

Is it feasible to install c11 c-compiler on AIX 5.3? IBM documentation only refers to AIX 7.1 and higher being supported... but would it work if I attempt to install?
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Duplicate ACK and TCP Retransmissions

I'm doing some scp transfers between an AIX and a Linux in two separated LAN (I have a VPN between them). Sometimes the connection ends well, so I get 50MB/s. In many other cases, instead, the ...
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How to catch DNS request using 'netstat' in Unix

I am working in a bank where 'netcat' is not there. I am having problem wherein one DNS server of the two going down is causing impact. In order to troubleshoot, I need to catch the request (incoming ...
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Command to get adapter type

Do you know if there is a command for AIX servers to check which is their adapter type? I am trying to find if my AIX server is NPIV or vSCSI Thanks in advance
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Samba 3.6 on AIX 7.1 - Windows 10 Access to AIX file shares using Active Directory authentication

I am running AIX 7.1 and currently we have samba 3.6.25 installed on the server. As it stands some AIX folders are shared that can be accessed by certain Windows users. Kerberos is not installed on ...
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Accidentally unlinked /usr/lib/libcrypt.a. Is there a way to recover from this?

I have been upgrading OpenSSH and OpenSSL and I have accidentally deleted the file /usr/lib/libcrypt.a and now most features in AIX just doesn't work. Is back-up/restore the only way to recover from ...
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OpenSSL upgrade to 3.0.0 and now OpenSSH fails in AIX 7.1

I have recently upgraded the built-in OpenSSL to 3.0.0. All testing after upgrade was working fine but on reboot to finalize changes SFTP and SSH have failed to initiate. I was no longer able to re-...
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redirect tail output to a remote serever

I want to tail -f a local file, for example app1.log, and send its output to a file on a remote server. tail -f app1.log >> <remote server>:/home/remote.log Is this doable?
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Restricting ssh access for local user with exception

I have a local user in AIX system now my management want to restrict ssh access for that local user except two servers. I tried many options in ssh configuration by creating AllowUsers, DenyUsers, ...
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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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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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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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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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