Linux RedHat Bare Metal Restore on dissimilar system.

When doing a system recovery often the things that can break your recovery procedures is having a new system that is new and completely dissimilar from the old system. This recovery procedure will walk you thru the process of creating the backup image and image restoration. Describe the recovery problem and its fixes.


IBM: I4 licensing tasks

AIX: I4 Licensing tasks

     Make sure the Resource Controller daemon is running

       lssrc -a

    If its down restart the Resource Controller daemon.

AIX: Crib Sheet

AIX Command Crib Sheet

DATE     : 29/01/2001
VERSION  : 1.8

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AIX: ADSM tasks

AIX: ADSM tasks

       To checkin new tapes:

            label libvolume {3570a} checkin=scratch
                search=bulkhead labelsource=prompt

AIX Logical Volume Reduction Procedure

AIX logical volume reduction procedure.

1. Export all volume groups except for rootvg

    exportvg  VGDATA

2.  Set tape device block size to 512

    chdev -l rmt0 -a block=512 -T

3. Create a rootvg backup using mksysb

     mksysb -i /dev/rmt0

4. Reboot the system from CDROM

UNIX-Guide: AIX commands

AIX: Commands
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Ssh installation for Solaris 8

Ssh installation for Solaris 8

Secure shell (SSH) is a protocol that provides a secure, remote connection to any device with ssh support. SSH is a substitute to Berkeley r-tools like telnet, rlogin, rsh and rcp which are not secure.

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Solaris Infrequently Asked and Obscure Questions
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Solaris: Remote Administration (ok prompt)

Solaris: Remote Administration (ok prompt)

Administering a system remotely can be done for a workstation  booted off its serial port A or port B. This can be done with
 direct connections (dumb terminal or sparc station) or  indirectly using telnet. In the latter case, a serial connection from A or B must be made to a Network Terminal Server or Contentrator.


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