Tuesday, 2 April 2013

AIX Acronyms

PMR - Problem Management Record.
PTF - Program Temporary Fix eg Unnnnnn
APAR - Authorized Program Analysis Report, specific release of PTF.
           eg IYnnnnn, IXnnnnn
ML - Maintenance Level, grouping of APAR. eg 5300-04 is ML 4
SP - Service Pack (starting aix 5.3 ML 3) eg 5300-03-01 is SP 1 on ML3
TL -
Fileset - group of files, eg bos.adt.libm
VRMF - Version, Release, Modification/Maintenance level, and Fix.

AIX - Abbreviations and Acronyms

APAR - Authorized Program Analysis Report
CDE - Common Desktop Environment
CHRP - Common Hardware Reference Platform
CuDv - Customized Devices object class (ODM)
DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
ICMP - Internet Control Message Protocol
ISA - Instrumentation Systems and Automation Society
ISMP - InstallShield Multi-Platform
JFS - Journaled File System
JFS2 - Enhanced Journaled File System
LFT - Low Function Terminal
LTG - Logical Track Group
LPP - Licensed Program Product
LV - Logical Volume
LVCB - Logical Volume Control Block
MCA - Micro Channel Bus Architecture
ML - Maintenance Level
MWC - Mirror Write Consistency
NIS - Network Information Service
NVRAM - NonVolatile Random Access Memory
ODM - Object Data Manager Database
PB - PetaBytes (1 PB is equal to 1024 TB)
PCI - Peripheral Component Interconnect
PCMCIA - Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PdDv - Predefined Devices object class (ODM)
PV - Physical Volume
PVID - Physical Volume IDentifier
PP - Physical Partition
PTF - Program Temporary Fix
RPC - Remote Procedure Call
PReP - POWERPC Reference Platform
RPM - Red Hat Package Manager
SRC - System Resource Controler
SWVPD - Software Vital Product Data
TB - TeraBytes (1 TB is equal to 1024 GB)
UDI - Uniform Device Interface
VG - Volume Group
VGDA - Volume Group Description Area
VGSA - Volume Group Status Area
VPD - Vital Product Data

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