Need advice for project UNIX to Linux migration


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Need advice for project UNIX to Linux migration
# 1  
Old 03-28-2017
Need advice for project UNIX to Linux migration

I am working on UNIX AIX to Linux migration.
Does anybody know the good site for doing this?

Thanks for contribution

Last edited by joeyg; 03-28-2017 at 10:29 PM.. Reason: Fixed title
# 2  
Old 03-28-2017
For you as a sysadmin, learn 'Linux'.

The real work here is for those teams working to port their applications from AIX to the new platform.
# 3  
Old 03-28-2017
Your request is not clear.
Quote:
Does anybody know the good site for doing this?
Do you already know programming and Sys Admin for both environments?
It woudl seem that would be your first step - to understand each.
# 4  
Old 03-29-2017
I know programming, but not in full. For example, I don't know if existing on AIX shell scripts, C shell, Korn shell will work on Linux or we have to convert them to bash. Also, Does Linux have newest version of Perl or we have to download it?
As far as I know I will have to recompile C, C++, Pro C programs using gcc compiler.

Could you please answer my questions?

Thanks for contribution
# 5  
Old 03-29-2017
You could always install ksh on Linux. Which flavour are you going to?

That will get you close, but often ksh is a link to bash which then emulates the ksh functionality closes but not exactly. I'm an AIX person more than anything else, but generally scripts should be transferable. Testing is definitely required though. As for csh, try to re-write it and get rid. There are many arguments to get rid of csh, including Csh Programming Considered Harmful


Compiled code, on the other hand, will need to be either compiled again if it is your own, or the correct version from your supplier needs to be installed for your particular flavour of the OS.


As a general assistant, you also have Rosetta Stone for Unix to help with all the "It's the same, but different!" issues. Sadly there is no mksysb by default, but there are commercial and free options, depending on your needs.


I hope that this helps,
Robin

Last edited by rbatte1; 03-29-2017 at 01:16 PM.. Reason: Added csh comment
This User Gave Thanks to rbatte1 For This Post:
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. AIX

AIX Hardware Migration w/ HACMP...Advice Needed

Hello Everyone, Hope you all are doing great! As you can see by the title on top, we are in the process of migrating alot of our servers from Power5 (physical) to Power8 (Virtual). Now it's turn for servers with HACMP Cluster on it. Let me lay out the environment like: OLD ENVIRONMENT: ... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: uzair_rock
12 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

UNIX to Linux Migration

We have certain number of scripts that run on AIX server using ksh. Now that we migrate these scripts to Linux servers. We need to know what are the changes that we have to perform in script to make it compatible to run on Linux. Say like in our Unix -AIX "print" command worked. But that did... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: SIva81
6 Replies

3. Shell Programming and Scripting

AIX UNIX (kshell) to Linux Shell Script Migration.

Hi, Could you please let me know what kind of changes/issues commonly occurs at Scripting /command level during AIX Unix (kshell) to Linux shell script migration. (24 Replies)
Discussion started by: Raghuraman.R
24 Replies

4. News, Links, Events and Announcements

A new project was posted on The UNIX and Linux Forums project board.

A new project was posted on your project board. Project title: Bash Shell Tutoring Estimated Budget: $50/hr Start date: Immediately Required skills: Linux, Bash, Shell, UNIX I work as a datawarehouse designer and developer. Although I usually stick to the role of an analyst,... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Neo
0 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

Shell scripts migration from HP-Unix 11 to Red Hat Linux

We are changing our OS from HP-Unix 11 to Linux Red Hat. We have few k- shell, c - shell and sql scripts which are currently running under HP-Unix 11. Will these scripts work on LINUX as it is? or we need to do any code changes?IS there anyone who have done this kind of migration before?Thanks for... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Phoenix2
2 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Unix/Linux System Administrator - Study Advice

Hello all, I really hope that this is the right Forum to post this kind of a question... I have been working in the IT support industry for nearly 3 years now. I started of providing end-user support. So enough to say that I provided my fair share of "have you tried turning it off and on"... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kalignas
1 Replies

7. Red Hat

tool for migration from HP Tru64 UNIX to Linux Red Hat 5

Hi, We are going to migrate our Dataware House system from HP Tru64 UNIX to Red Hat Linux 5. There are more than 500 shell scripts which are written in ksh. The schedule is very tight. So, I want to learn whether there is a tool that can help us find the incompatible shell scripts in... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: franksubramania
2 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

Regarding migration (from Tru64 Unix to Linux 3.0) of Files :- oraboot and orabackup

Hi, I have 2 Files - oraboot and orabackup, which are correct Files in Tru64 Environment and I am trying to check whether the Files are running properly in my current Linux 3.0. (basically trying to migrate them from Tru64 to Linux 3.0). The files are neither Shell nor Perl, and just have the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: marconi
1 Replies

9. Shell Programming and Scripting

SCO UNIX to Linux migration

hi all i m working in a company ...and i have to migrate a C application running on SCO-UNIX to Red hat linux. can anybody tell me what is the difference between C commands and shell scripting on SCO-UNIX and LINUX. best regards harsh (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: vickey
3 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Advice on UNIX/Linux

I have 6 extra hard drives and want to install them in my boxes and run UNIX, LINUX andyes M$ Winblows. How do I make it so i have the choice of which HD to boot from? Also, which UNIX distribution should i run to get aquainted with it, and wheres the best place to get it? Thank you very much if... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: r1sk
5 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Featured Tech Videos