/etc/group is the key file in any Linux Unix system for user management. Learn fields, formats within /etc/group file. Understand the meaning of each field and how it can be set.
Archives for October 2016
Learn how to create text banners on the HPUX terminal. These banners can be used to show in the message of the day or user login screen so that the message is flashed to the user without getting ignored.
/etc/passwd is key file in any Linux Unix system. Learn fields, formats within /etc/passwd file. Understand meaning of each field and how it can be set.
MP is management processor of server which is used to manage server remotely/locally when its not running any OS. Learn how to modify MP IP of HPUX server.
When root disk is mirrored at OS level, its difficult to know which disk system is booted from. Learn here how to identify current boot disk in HPUX.
Step by step procedure to upgrade HP blade firmware running HPUX operating system. Use this process with caution and on your own risk since mistakes may lead to an unstable system.
Learn how to extract the list of bad/wrong login attempts made on the HPUX server from btmps file. Useful for audit purposes and troubleshooting account management.
Learn how to add a secondary swap or extra swap in running the HPUX system without any downtime. It uses free space in root VG to mount as swap.
Step by step procedure to add storage LUNs to integrity virtual machine on HPUX host. Further, learn to use those LUNs in LVM of the guest servers.
HP releases OS patches for HPUX twice a year. Few break-fix patches releases as on need basis. Here is naming conventions being followed by HP.