AIX Filesets Commands

July 11, 2016 by S4

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Last modified July 15, 2016

AIX Filesets Commands

 

1.Which fileset contains a particular binary?

To show bos.acct contains /usr/bin/vmstat, type:

 

lslpp -w /usr/bin/vmstat

 

Or to show bos.perf.tools contains /usr/bin/svmon, type:

 

which_fileset svmon

 

2.How do I display information about installed filesets on my system?

 

Type the following:

 

lslpp -l

 

3.How do I determine if all filesets of maintenance levels are installed on my system?

 

Type the following:

 

instfix -i | grep ML

 

4.How do I determine if a fix is installed on my system?

 

To determine if IY24043 is installed, type:

 

instfix -ik IY24043

 

5.How do I install an individual fix by APAR?

To install APAR IY73748 from /dev/cd0, for example, enter the command:

 

instfix -k IY73748 -d /dev/cd0

 

6.How do I verify if filesets have required prerequisites and are completely installed?

 

To show which filesets need to be installed or corrected, type:

 

lppchk -v

 

7.How do I get a dump of the header of the loader section and the symbol entries in symbolic representation?

 

Type the following:

 

dump -Htv

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