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Install pkgadd on AIX

I believe pkgadd facility is available on AIX for managing installation of software packages.
How can i get pkgadd facility on AIX machine. which packages i have to install to get pkgadd feature?


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the package you need ist bos.svpkg

part of the base install media since aix 5.2


Code:
#: lslpp -f bos.svpkg
  Fileset               File
  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Path: /usr/lib/objrepos
  bos.svpkg 7.1.0.15    /usr/sbin/pkgchk
                        /usr/sbin/pkgask -> /usr/sbin/pkgadd
                        /usr/sbin/pkgadd
                        /usr/sadm/install/scripts/r.awk
                        /usr/sadm/msgmgt
                        /usr/sbin/removef -> /usr/sbin/installf
                        /usr/sbin/installf
                        /usr/sbin/pkgmk
                        /usr/sadm/install/bin
                        /usr/sbin/pkgproto
                        /usr/sadm/bin
                        /usr/sbin/pkgrm
                        /usr/sadm/install/scripts/r.sed
                        /usr/sadm
                        /usr/sadm/sysadm/bin
                        /usr/sadm/install/scripts
                        /usr/sadm/install/scripts/cmdexec
                        /usr/sadm/install/scripts/i.build
                        /usr/sadm/install/scripts/r.build
                        /usr/sadm/install/scripts/i.awk
                        /usr/sadm/install/bin/pkgname
                        /usr/sadm/msgmgt/bin
                        /usr/sbin/pkginfo
                        /usr/sbin/pkgparam
                        /usr/sadm/install/scripts/i.sed
                        /usr/sadm/install
                        /usr/sadm/install/bin/pkgremove
                        /usr/sadm/sysadm
                        /usr/options -> /var/options
                        /usr/sadm/install/bin/pkginstall
                        /usr/sadm/sysadm/add-ons
                        /usr/sbin/pkgtrans

Path: /etc/objrepos
  bos.svpkg 7.1.0.15    /var/sadm/install/admin/default
                        /var/sadm/install
                        /var/sadm/bkup
                        /var/options
                        /var/sadm/hba.save
                        /var/sadm/install/admin/check
                        /var/sadm
                        /var/spool/pkg
                        /var/sadm/install/admin
                        /var/sadm/pkg

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Thanks for the reply.

Could please tell me where can i download bos.svpkg?

I searched on web but found only patches. While installing those, it's saying that please install base package.
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Originally Posted by snreddy_gopu View Post
Thanks for the reply.

Could please tell me where can i download bos.svpkg?
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the package you need ist bos.svpkg

part of the base install media since aix 5.2

The emphasize is by me - it should answer your question.

I hope this helps.

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I got the package from my Sysadmin.
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