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Forum: AIX 03-01-2006
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Dumb question. After you put back the stuff in...
Dumb question. After you put back the stuff in /etc/inetd.conf, did you SIGHUP inetd (or reboot)? inetd isn't going to reread the file unless you tell it to by sending it the HUP signal with a...
Forum: AIX 03-01-2006
3,470
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As long as you are going to try drivers, try some...
As long as you are going to try drivers, try some HP inkjets and some Lexmark models too. The printer speaks PCL, doesn't speak PostScript, but does it speak HP-GL/2? It is a language invented for...
Forum: AIX 03-01-2006
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Posted By Garry_Garrett
Drivers? I'd call the manufacturer, Okidata, and...
Drivers? I'd call the manufacturer, Okidata, and ask them. You're going to have to spell AIX for them and they aren't going to be able to provide you with anything, but if they get enough calls...
Forum: AIX 03-01-2006
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Finger is available in AIX. If they are...
Finger is available in AIX. If they are currently logged in mutliple times, you'll see multiple instances, in the output, and it will show where they are logged in from. This information is coming...
Forum: AIX 03-01-2006
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Sorry I wasn't more clear. Yes, I think paging...
Sorry I wasn't more clear. Yes, I think paging messages do indicate a memory shortage. I discussed the 2x RAM rule of thumb because I was thinking you could see how much RAM you have, and see how...
Forum: AIX 02-28-2006
5,544
Posted By Garry_Garrett
Gee, normally you see complaints about excessive...
Gee, normally you see complaints about excessive page-outs. My background is more in Solaris, where there isn't the distinction between "paging space" and "swap space" that AIX makes, so take this...
Forum: Solaris 02-27-2006
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Posted By Garry_Garrett
I stand corrected about useradd. Was the "-m"...
I stand corrected about useradd. Was the "-m" something that has been added at some point? Sometimes I'm operating off of an old man page. Sometimes I don't bother learning a flag if it only works...
Forum: AIX 02-27-2006
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I am not that familiar with Ultrium. Some of the...
I am not that familiar with Ultrium. Some of the newer tape technologies come with a chip on the tape. It does not rewind the tape when you eject, the chip keeps track of how far into the tape you...
Forum: AIX 02-27-2006
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If you cannot have your DBAs shutdown the...
If you cannot have your DBAs shutdown the database for the duration of your backup, perhaps they can put it into "hot backup mode"? This puts changes into separate files so that you can get a...
Forum: AIX 02-27-2006
9,212
Posted By Garry_Garrett
ttdbserver in /etc/inetd.conf is the "tooltalk...
ttdbserver in /etc/inetd.conf is the "tooltalk database server". You applications all complain about not being able to use ToolTalk.

cmsd is your Calendar Manager Server daemon. If this is...
Forum: AIX 02-27-2006
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RDP is Microsoft's attempt to add to Windows a...
RDP is Microsoft's attempt to add to Windows a feature that has been built into Unix for YEARS now. Most of your Unix boxes use a protocol called X-Windows. On your PC, you need to get an X-Windows...
Forum: AIX 02-27-2006
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I don't know if it would help, but "-n" would...
I don't know if it would help, but "-n" would also say to sort numerically.
Forum: AIX 02-27-2006
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Posted By Garry_Garrett
Try adding what to /etc/netsvc.conf? What is the...
Try adding what to /etc/netsvc.conf? What is the syntax?

I know how to add syntax for /etc/hosts (i.e. do I search DNS or /etc/hosts first, etc.). I know it can also be used to determine the...
Forum: AIX 02-27-2006
4,454
Posted By Garry_Garrett
History of telnet
If you are on computer "A" and you telnet into computer "B", then when you login to computer "B", the shell there will record what you have done. Nothing on computer "A" will be record what commands...
Forum: AIX 02-22-2006
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Posted By Garry_Garrett
If they are not currently logged in, look at...
If they are not currently logged in, look at "last".

If they don't login at all, but connect via some TCP/IP applciation, etc., you will want to look at "netstat". You will need to figure out...
Forum: AIX 02-22-2006
4,454
Posted By Garry_Garrett
How your shell history is kept depends upon your...
How your shell history is kept depends upon your shell (sh, csh, ksh, etc.). You are probably using Korn shell, which defaults to using .sh_history in the user's home directory to store a history...
Forum: AIX 02-22-2006
2,764
Posted By Garry_Garrett
If you have your keys exchanged, you don't need...
If you have your keys exchanged, you don't need to have a .shosts file. This should work. You can run ssh with a "-d" flag in debug mode (-dd gets you more debugging,
-ddd even more, etc.).

A...
Forum: AIX 02-22-2006
14,245
Posted By Garry_Garrett
lsof will also do things that fuser can't, like...
lsof will also do things that fuser can't, like show you who has TCP ports open, etc.

Where I find it useful is if I am going to unmount a filesystem, and it is not unmounting because it is...
Forum: AIX 02-21-2006
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Posted By Garry_Garrett
NIS and automounter...
Have an AIX 5.2 box. I had automounter already setup to control /home using /etc/auto_home as an indirect automount map.

Then we added NIS. We have it working, but for some reason, the NIS table...
Forum: AIX 02-21-2006
3,386
Posted By Garry_Garrett
How is your Savin setup? PCL? PostScript (if it...
How is your Savin setup? PCL? PostScript (if it supports it)? Does it talk JetDirect or LPD, etc.?

I am going to assume you are using PCL and either talking JetDirect, or you have it setup...
Forum: AIX 02-21-2006
6,519
Posted By Garry_Garrett
There is dtpad in AIX. The Solaris version has a...
There is dtpad in AIX. The Solaris version has a couple of features that the AIX one lacks, but for the most part, it works the same. Look in /usr/dt/bin.

You could put Samba on your AIX box so...
Forum: Solaris 02-21-2006
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Posted By Garry_Garrett
In Solaris 8 (i.e. SunOS 5.8 - there is no such...
In Solaris 8 (i.e. SunOS 5.8 - there is no such thing as "unix 5.8"), /home by default is owned by the automounter, wether or not you have NIS installed. Pressy's solution above is the only way to...
Forum: Infrastructure Monitoring 06-23-2005
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Posted By Garry_Garrett
Security
Speaking as a SysAdmin, the big problem with doing this type of thing in an expect script is, users (on average not being very security minded) almost never think to look at the permissions on their...
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