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Monitor CPU, Memory and Network on AIX

Very good two commands to monitor CPU, Memory and Network on AIX: netstat and vmstat e.g. “netstat 5”, views the network activity, reports every 5 seconds, change 5 to 10 if you want every 10 seconds and so on. e.g. … Continue reading

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Configure Ganglia Data Monitoring Agent (gmond) to send data to multiple Data Collection Agents (gmetad)

Edit the “/etc/gmond.conf” file, and just copy the udp_send_channel section, one copy for every host, e.g. udp_send_channel { host = 10.11.x.x port = 8649 ttl = 1 } udp_send_channel { host = 10.11.x.y port = 8649 ttl = 1 } … Continue reading

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Installing a Text-based Browser on AIX (Lynx)

If you want a very simple text-based web browser in order to test responses on an AIX server and don’t want to waste time and bandwidth using Firefox – if it exists – and an X-session, use “Lynx”, Here are … Continue reading

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How to overcome NFS through firewall issues using NFS4, while maintaining compatibility with NFS3 clients (Draft)

NFS4 server uses port 2049 only, no port mapping Run “startsrc -s nfsrgyd” on client and server Must use public file system, list the available using “nfsd -getnodes”, or else you’ll get an error indicating “No such filesystem or directory” … Continue reading

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Resolve Hostname on AIX

host “hostname” e.g. host “myhost” Output: myhost is 10.11.212.134,  Aliases:   wkms2

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Password-less logins with OpenSSH on AIX

http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/152

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Oracle DB Installation on AIX Tip

If you’re using Windows and running an X-server, such as XMing, and you’re willing to run the Oracle Installer, you might face the following warning: “Warning: Cannot convert string “-*-lucida-medium-r-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1″ to type FontStruct” Followed by a NullPointer Exception. This is … Continue reading

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