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Please find my articles on my new blog http://nixinfra.blogspot.com Regards, Siva Advertisements

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Network Installation Manager (NIM)

Network Installation Manager (NIM) is a IBM remote installation and management  technology similar to Linux’s Kickstart, PXE and Solaris jumpstart. Following are the activities performed by NIM 1) New Installation (Pull method).                                                                                                   2) TL/SP upgradation.           … Continue reading

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NTP Client configuration in AIX

1) Using “ntpdate” command , have a server suitable for synchronization by using the #ntpdate -d ip.address.of.ntpserver 2) Client configuration for ntp is defined in the configuration file #cat /etc/ntp.conf server <NTP.SERVER.IP> driftfile /etc/ntp.drift tracefile /etc/ntp.trace 3) start the xntpd … Continue reading

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Enabling Telnet in Solaris 10

The following are the steps to enable telnet in Solaris 10 1) inetadm  -M tcp_wrappers=true 2) svcadm refresh inetd 3) inetadm -l telnet |grep tcp_wrappers 4) svcprop -p defaults inetd 5) svccfg -s inetd setprop defaults/tcp_wrappers=true 6) svcadm refresh inetd … Continue reading

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Subsystem Resource Controller (SRC)

Objectives  Purpose of SRC Parts of SRC Commands involved in SRC Purpose of SRC  A set of commands that make it very easy for the system administrators to maintain and manage the subsystems and subservers running on the system . … Continue reading

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AIX Commands Related to Boot and Init Process

1) To find the run-level in which system is working a) #who -r b) cat /etc/.init.state 2) To change the runlevel from one to other #telinit  M  or shutdown -m  –> Go to maintenance mode (single user mode) #telinit 2 … Continue reading

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/etc/inittab explanation

/etc/inittab file init:2:initdefault: brc::sysinit:/sbin/rc.boot 3 >/dev/console 2>&1 # Phase 3 of system boot powerfail::powerfail:/etc/rc.powerfail 2>&1 | alog -tboot > /dev/console # Power Failure Detection mkatmpvc:2:once:/usr/sbin/mkatmpvc >/dev/console 2>&1 atmsvcd:2:once:/usr/sbin/atmsvcd >/dev/console 2>&1 Inittab file lists the process that init starts, and it … Continue reading

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