Tag Archives: AIX

Install and configure yum on AIX.

Prerequisites: Download latest version of RPM file from https://ftp.software.ibm.com/aix/freeSoftware/aixtoolbox/INSTALLP/ppc/ and copy it to /tmp/yum/rpm/ directory on AIX system. Download latest version of yum_bundle (yum_bundle_v1.tar) from https://ftp.software.ibm.com/aix/freeSoftware/aixtoolbox/ezinstall/ppc/ and copy it to /tmp/yum/bundle/directory on AIX system. Be sure /opt directory at least … Continue reading

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Create jfs2 file system on AIX

Create a jfs2 file system on AIX: First, you need to know: – volume group? – Type of filesystem (jfs, jfs2)? – Mount point to mount the filesystem? There are two ways to create filesystems on AIX: 1- Over an … Continue reading

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Create jfs2 logical volume on AIX

How to create a jfs2 logical volume on AIX? First, you need to know: Which volume group you’re going to create the LV. In our case ‘newvg’ Volume group PP size. In our case ‘4MB’ Now, let’s create the LV … Continue reading

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Create volume groups on AIX

You can create three types of volume groups on AIX: Normal Big Scalable VG type      Max-PVs      Max-LVs         Max-PPs per VG         Max-PP per size Normal          32           256              32,512                    1 GB … Continue reading

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Ethernet tunning for VIOS and AIX for 10 Gib/sec environtement.

I had the pleaseure to setup from scratch an IBM pureflex p270 system, including chassis, ethernet switches, fiber channel switches, FSM, dual VIOS and LPARs. Although, all connections inside pureflex node is at 10 Gbits/sec, this chassis is connected to … Continue reading

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Configure log file for cron daemon on AIX.

Cron daemon log in by default on /var/adm/cron/log, but I wanted to put it with all other logs of the system. All system logs (syslog, mksysb, ftp, http, and so on, are on /var/syslog filesystem, I decided to put cron … Continue reading

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Find out which port the daemon is using on AIX OS. (similar like command netstat -anp for Linux)

How to find which port TCP or UDP are being used by daemons on AIX OS. For TCP protocol: See an example: For UDP protocol: See an example: Just thanks if the post was helpful 🙂

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