IBM Tape drive serial number in Redhat, AIX, and HP-UX


One thing that you need to set up LanFree on TSM (or any kind of SAN Fiber channel backup) is the serial number of the tape drive registered on your server. I happen to be working on a somewhat heterogeneous environment that includes AIX, HP-UX, RHEL, and Windows. Below is my note on how to…

ANR0454E Session rejected by server , reason: Authentication Failure


So somehow, the storage agent in one of the node of my HP-UX RAC clusters won’t start. Manually starting the storage agent reveal this error message : “ANR0454E Session rejected by server , reason: Authentication Failure.” So, that’s my problem. My TSM server refused to authenticate the storage agent. The first thing that I tried…

how to find files by age


So I don’t know what that vendor engineer did to my EBS install, some of the concurrent manager function is spitting temporary files to my /tmp directory. The thing is, that &^%$^$** engineer insisted that he has setup that all temp files are stored in it’s EBS specific directory, and clean up process has been…

Activating NFS server on HP-UX 11.xx


This is done on HP-UX v 11.23. Make NFS Server to autostart Open /etc/rc.config.d/nfsconf # vi /etc/rc.config.d/nfsconf Change NFS_SERVER paramater from “0” to “1”, then save. NFS_CLIENT=1 NFS_SERVER=1 NUM_NFSD=16 NUM_NFSIOD=16 PCNFS_SERVER=0 Share some directories Open /etc/exports # vi /etc/exports add directories that you want to share to the file, for example: /var/opt/ignite/clients -anon=2 /var/opt/ignite/recovery/archives/hqcmsdb1 -anon=2,access=hqcmsdb1…

Scheduling a move file using cron and scp


So I need to automate a process where an oracle dump file is moved to a remote server, and the existing loacl file is then permanently removed. I have to make sure that: the status of copy process is reported, whether successful, or not The remove process will only start if the copy process is…