Hello, The following steps helped me to backup AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1 servers. 1st of all, we need to remove the system limits to allow us to create a large file, our backup. Click here for more information here on IBM website   Edit the limits file: vi /etc/security/limits Allow root user to create […]

Hi, I faced an issue where one of my HP-UX server’s partition became full and won’t let it fully boot. I’ll describe the steps I did the resolve the issue. Reboot the server and cancel the HP-UX boot when you get the 10 seconds cool down by pressing any key. On Itanium server, you’ll face […]

Scan system for disk: ioscan -fnkCdisk Get disk info: diskinfo /dev/rdsk/c3t2d0 Show VG and linked PV: vgdisplay -v Show PV info: pvdisplay -v /dev/dsk/c3t2d0 Check for disk IO error or successful read: dd if=/dev/rdsk/c3t2d0 of=/dev/null bs=1024k Enable VG if needed: vgchange -a y /dev/vg00 Show mount point: df or bdf   You are also able […]