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Forum: AIX 03-04-2020
3,569
Posted By RecoveryOne
This is a pretty large box, a E870 as a matter of...
This is a pretty large box, a E870 as a matter of fact. Is the network coming from a VIO? If so: Is the VIO network setup correctly? Does the VIO have the correct resource assignments to provide...
Forum: AIX 02-19-2020
3,546
Posted By RecoveryOne
Yes, using vscsi. In the 'planning' phase of...
Yes, using vscsi.
In the 'planning' phase of moving to npiv, but my infrastructure is a tad behind the times so to speak and my switches don't support vscsi.
When I had the chance to use npiv, due...
Forum: AIX 02-18-2020
3,546
Posted By RecoveryOne
Taking a massive stab in the dark, but looks like...
Taking a massive stab in the dark, but looks like if you removed the physical hba assigned to the lpar from the lpar and then your path for hdisk0 went missing: Your disks are not coming from the...
Forum: AIX 11-27-2019
4,346
Posted By RecoveryOne
Glad to be of help! The toolbox has some AIX...
Glad to be of help!
The toolbox has some AIX level requirements, and well... for my lpars I'm not at the latest or compatible versions for various reasons. So, I went right to the software's source...
Forum: AIX 11-26-2019
4,346
Posted By RecoveryOne
Not sure if applicable to you, but when I've had...
Not sure if applicable to you, but when I've had to install sudo on AIX I pull the packages directly from Todd's website:
Download Sudo (https://www.sudo.ws/download.html#binary)


I've had so...
Forum: AIX 10-11-2019
8,404
Posted By RecoveryOne
Oh, its worse than 2.2.5. I'd actually be happy...
Oh, its worse than 2.2.5. I'd actually be happy if it was .5. Let us say 2.2.2 something!

And yes well aware version not supported. Also paying out the teeth for 'extended' support for AIX since...
Forum: AIX 10-10-2019
8,404
Posted By RecoveryOne
zxmaus, Thanks for the reply. I know in the...
zxmaus,
Thanks for the reply. I know in the past IBM was very wash their hands if anything outside of their guidelines was installed. Was there any issues you encountered with running the client...
Forum: AIX 09-19-2019
10,765
Posted By RecoveryOne
Sometimes can find some nice stuff on ebay. Good...
Sometimes can find some nice stuff on ebay. Good luck with your endeavors!
Forum: AIX 09-16-2019
10,765
Posted By RecoveryOne
Just wondering, any luck with other drives in...
Just wondering, any luck with other drives in your p520? Morbid minds want to know :D
Forum: AIX 09-12-2019
8,471
Posted By RecoveryOne
Thanks topcat. My 7.1.2.0 looks like it has...
Thanks topcat.
My 7.1.2.0 looks like it has OpenSSH 6.0.
And you are correct you must do OpenSSH and OpenSSL together.
I mean, read me's exist for a reason :)
Forum: AIX 09-12-2019
8,383
Posted By RecoveryOne
I'm not versed with 5.3 but wasn't there an issue...
I'm not versed with 5.3 but wasn't there an issue if multiple IP's were assigned in /etc/hosts to the same hostname?

Also, have you tried cycling all the nfs group services? I think lssrc -g nfs...
Forum: AIX 09-11-2019
8,471
Posted By RecoveryOne
Your non-AIX machines are very likely running a...
Your non-AIX machines are very likely running a newer version of OpenSSH. From the logs you posted, your AIX is running OpenSSH_5.4. I do not have any AIX box running OpenSSH that old. I tried your...
Forum: AIX 09-10-2019
8,404
Posted By RecoveryOne
Chef client on VIOs? How do you manage your VIO configs?
I know the VIOs are generally to be treated as an appliance and one should never drop down to oem_setup_env. In reality however, oem is a very useful tool to get the job done. So that leads me into...
Forum: AIX 08-20-2019
10,765
Posted By RecoveryOne
SAS is generally SAS. So I'd say you have a...
SAS is generally SAS. So I'd say you have a really good chance that you can get a filesystem on your non-ibm drives. Just not AIX Boot.



What will come back and bite you is the firmware of the...
Forum: AIX 08-19-2019
10,765
Posted By RecoveryOne
I've successfully transplanted an IBM xSeries...
I've successfully transplanted an IBM xSeries drive to a P520:
Source drive was a 146G FRU 39R7342.

AIX sees it as:

Manufacturer................IBM-ESXS
Machine Type and...
Forum: AIX 08-19-2019
8,820
Posted By RecoveryOne
clstat is sometimes a real pain to work with as...
clstat is sometimes a real pain to work with as it requires a lot of things to 'just work' so to say.

Your cluster can be fine and clstat doesn't respond. There's this handy note from ibm: IBM...
Forum: AIX 07-31-2019
9,796
Posted By RecoveryOne
filosophizer, It appears to me that you are...
filosophizer,
It appears to me that you are calling mkdvd, and not the mksysb function directly. From the limited output of your session it looks like a smitty mkdvd instead of a smitty mksysb.
By...
Forum: AIX 06-24-2019
12,725
Posted By RecoveryOne
Sorry, was out for a while traveling. ...
Sorry, was out for a while traveling.

There's pro's and cons of VIO's but not the time and place.


Ok so lets do a smitty cdrfs


First, lets see if something was setup in the past. I doubt...
Forum: AIX 06-14-2019
12,725
Posted By RecoveryOne
Ok so from the LPAR you are trying to find the...
Ok so from the LPAR you are trying to find the CDROM run a
lsdev -Cl cd0 -F parent


On one of my S824-42A's this is the path to the CD drive:
# lscfg -vpl cd0
cd0 ...
Forum: AIX 06-13-2019
11,809
Posted By RecoveryOne
Take a peek at this: IBM Knowledge Center...
Take a peek at this:
IBM Knowledge Center (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/ssw_aix_71/com.ibm.aix.osdevice/importexportvg.htm)


Sorry, I don't have much time to go into depth on...
Forum: AIX 06-13-2019
12,571
Posted By RecoveryOne
trevian, You'll need to be able to get a...
trevian,


You'll need to be able to get a console that you are able to use to get the wwn's from the adapters. The problem that I see, and posted about above, is that your PCI bus appears to have...
Forum: AIX 06-11-2019
12,571
Posted By RecoveryOne
Yeah, the good news is depending on the other...
Yeah, the good news is depending on the other node the cluster should be up but unstable. And one can rebuild/reload and bring in a node to the cluster. Not a fun task by any means. That said, yes...
Forum: AIX 06-11-2019
12,571
Posted By RecoveryOne
bakunin, all very good points. Still thinking...
bakunin, all very good points.
Still thinking single user mode if they can't get control of the console would be beneficial at least from a troubleshooting standpoint. Would let them see adapters,...
Forum: AIX 06-10-2019
12,571
Posted By RecoveryOne
Oh. Not good. So, looks like TCPIP is up and...
Oh. Not good.
So, looks like TCPIP is up and running so you are pretty far along in the boot. A control-c/spam enter a few times might get you to a login prompt, if you time it between the messages...
Forum: AIX 06-10-2019
12,571
Posted By RecoveryOne
First off AIX 5.2 is NOT my cup of tea. I'm...
First off AIX 5.2 is NOT my cup of tea.
I'm limited to 6.1 and 7.1 so there might be some differences and I can't state all commands will work as expected on AIX 5.2.

Let's try to dive in to the...
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