Monday, 15 April 2013

Virtual I/O Server - Commands I

 Initialize the LPAR Configuration :

# mkgencfg -o init

[OS] Software Management :

To display VIO Server level:

# ioslevel

To update the IOS software:

# updateios –dev /update -

To installs a new filesets (mainly used for TL updates):

# updateios –dev /cd0 -install -accept

To commit all applied :

# updateios –commitTo rejects all uncommitted updates :

# updateios –rejectTo clean all incomplete pieces of the previous installation :

# updateios –clean

To remove a fileset :

# updateios –remove fileset_name

To take the OS backup in a CD ROM :

# backupios –cd /dev/cd1 -cdformat

To take the OS backup in a DVD-RAM :

# backupios –cd /dev/cd1 -udf

To take the OS backup in a tape drive :

# backupios –tape /dev/rmt0Just verifies the backup available in a tape :

# backupios –tape /dev/rmt0 -verify

Generates backup to a file. No user VGs are -nosvg back’d up :

# backupios –file /opt/file1

To display the underlying AIX OS version :

# oem_platform_levelTo open a non-restricted root shell :

# oem_setup_envThis shell is used mainly for the installation of vendor software such as device drivers.

Remote Management :

To enable remote_management using NIM master :

# remote_management nim1To disable remote management :

# remote_management –disableLicense Management:

To display the current license :

# license –viewTo accept the license :

# license –accept

To view if the license has been accepted :

# license

Software Management:

To list all the installed software :

# lssw

To list all the installed software and their history

# lssw –histManagement of Virtual Terminals:

To open a virtual terminal for partition with id 2 :

# mkvt –id

To close a virtual terminal for a partition with id 2 :

# rmvt –id 2

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