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Forum: AIX 07-19-2014
5,409
Posted By ross.mather
I've seen lots of interesting backup solutions in...
I've seen lots of interesting backup solutions in my time, whatever you choose, remember that it's when you are restoring the data that it's key to be in control. in the end my experience is that you...
Forum: AIX 06-24-2014
10,764
Posted By ross.mather
Everything that we've told you about donating...
Everything that we've told you about donating unused cycles still holds true for Capped LPARS, the only real difference is that a Capped LPAR. Isn't allowed to exceed its Entitled Capacity.

NMON...
Forum: AIX 06-22-2014
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Posted By ross.mather
You need to also list how many Virtual CPUs an...
You need to also list how many Virtual CPUs an LPAR has to understand this.

If an LPAR doesn't use it's entitled capacity is donates it back to the pool and can be allocated to other LPARs based...
Forum: AIX 05-07-2014
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Posted By ross.mather
You can always create a group of LPARs in NIM and...
You can always create a group of LPARs in NIM and deploy the proms that way.
Forum: AIX 04-07-2014
2,093
Posted By ross.mather
Tharsan, There is a pretty easy solution,...
Tharsan,

There is a pretty easy solution, and that is the command line from the Chassis Management Module of the Flex System.

Logon to the CMM via ssh, and then (for the purposes of the...
Forum: AIX 01-02-2014
7,388
Posted By ross.mather
Are you sure it's actual packet loss or is it...
Are you sure it's actual packet loss or is it packets being retransmitted?

Can you indicate the path from database server to application server and what virtual (hyper visors) are involved at each...
Forum: AIX 07-25-2013
1,299
Posted By ross.mather
I've used IDS in the past but found it rather...
I've used IDS in the past but found it rather cumbersome and massively over the top for what I needed. End customer found maintaining it rath a chore as well, and are looking for a simpler option.
...
Forum: AIX 03-23-2013
9,551
Posted By ross.mather
New disks won't show up in the SMS menu as they...
New disks won't show up in the SMS menu as they aren't bootable devices. once the misuse restore gets to the point where you choose the target disk you will be able to verify that the disks work.
...
Forum: AIX 03-23-2013
1,383
Posted By ross.mather
The vast majority of Databases that I see are...
The vast majority of Databases that I see are hosted on SAN Disk arrays, and in that case I'd suggest that you let these arrays manage the RAID level on the disk. The only cases in those...
Forum: AIX 03-02-2013
9,556
Posted By ross.mather
AIXpert setting of High is intended for Internet...
AIXpert setting of High is intended for Internet facing servers. more common is that in data centre, firewall protected servers will use the medium setting.

You need to watch with medium as it by...
Forum: AIX 03-02-2013
5,200
Posted By ross.mather
Is there an IP Address on the pHysical Adapt when...
Is there an IP Address on the pHysical Adapt when you run the mkvdev command?

And yes the port needs to be configured in promiscuous mode.

If you show us the command you are running and the...
Forum: AIX 01-13-2013
11,157
Posted By ross.mather
If your documentation is out of date as to which...
If your documentation is out of date as to which HMC manages which LPAR, then chances are that other documentation may be out of date.

This spreadsheet may be of use developerWorks: Wikis -...
Forum: AIX 01-06-2013
3,140
Posted By ross.mather
There are a few things to watch out for when you...
There are a few things to watch out for when you are buying a box for home.

Firstly all when you are buying any POWER server, what licenses come with it? You'll need PowerVM licences to run VIO...
Forum: AIX 11-01-2012
6,051
Posted By ross.mather
What version of AIX are you using. On AIX 7.1 the...
What version of AIX are you using. On AIX 7.1 the right command is:
lsrsrc IBM.MCP
Forum: AIX 09-23-2012
5,331
Posted By ross.mather
Just remember hat when you change the WWN of the...
Just remember hat when you change the WWN of the Virtual Fibre Card that you need to change any SAN zoning you have for that LPAR, and more importantly make sure that the WWN isn't in use anywhere...
Forum: AIX 08-16-2012
6,308
Posted By ross.mather
It all depends on the type of storage you are...
It all depends on the type of storage you are using as that will determine how to get the info. Fget_config is for DS4K storage.
Forum: AIX 08-03-2012
6,917
Posted By ross.mather
It really looks like you have the non-RAID...
It really looks like you have the non-RAID version of the adapter.
Forum: AIX 06-28-2012
7,634
Posted By ross.mather
If you can't find your base media you can...
If you can't find your base media you can download ISO images from the web when you verify your customer number and serial number of server to prove entitlement.
Forum: AIX 04-19-2012
1,364
Posted By ross.mather
The input device its asking for is just the...
The input device its asking for is just the location of the files that you've put on the NFS share. If the NFS share is mounted on /mnt/update then thats what the INPUT Device would be.

Often in...
Forum: AIX 03-21-2012
7,333
Posted By ross.mather
Putting it as simply as possiblr: Memory in AIX...
Putting it as simply as possiblr: Memory in AIX is allowed to fill up by the Memory Manager until it reaches the minfree number of pages free ( which you can see from the vmo command). It will then...
Forum: AIX 03-21-2012
7,129
Posted By ross.mather
Did you run the cfgdev command in the VIO Server...
Did you run the cfgdev command in the VIO Server to discover the newly added vscsi adapter?

And the LPAR needs to have a Client SCSI adapter not a Server one.
Forum: AIX 02-05-2012
2,622
Posted By ross.mather
This error simply means that thereis not enough...
This error simply means that thereis not enough area to accoodate a dump. Dump is scheduled to end up in /var/adm/ras. This. Directory is about 64MB short is having enough space for the dump
Forum: AIX 01-14-2012
3,211
Posted By ross.mather
Yes IVM is a part of VIO when you install on a...
Yes IVM is a part of VIO when you install on a low end machine, usually you put the VIO DVD in the drive and turn the machine on. It should guide you from there. Hiwever as the machine has been used...
Forum: AIX 12-24-2011
1,977
Posted By ross.mather
I'd read up on the principles of Virtualisation...
I'd read up on the principles of Virtualisation used by POWER servers as this is what confuses most people. Ask your new boss if he has a server that you can uild up and rip apart to get experience....
Forum: AIX 12-17-2011
7,258
Posted By ross.mather
Most common cause of this is the file permissions...
Most common cause of this is the file permissions on a users home directory, debugging usisng the -v flag for the ssh command will help as will running the sshd in the foreground.

To run sshd with...
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