Useful AIX 5.3 commands

Commands I’ve found using frequently. Change network adapter

mktcpip[1]http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/P8DEA/p8hcg/p8hcg_mktcpip.htm can be used itself in CLI.   HA! Only 1 command! Notes & References[+] Notes & References ↑1 http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/P8DEA/p8hcg/p8hcg_mktcpip.htm

GUIDE and UniData structured files

GUIDE which can be run on the server that analyzes files, generates statistics and provides suggestions for optimizing file sizes and ensuring data integrity. While GUIDE is running, it will sit at the prompt, there’s no output while it’s working on true U2 files.

AIX 5.3 Performance Diagnostics

This is a list of useful AIX commands do diagnose performance issues with the host. TOPAS VMSTAT svmon -G GUIDE for filesystems NMON script and analyzing filemon – Performance statistics for files, logical/physical volumes and virtual memory segments fileplace – Placement of a file’s blocks within a file system lsps […]

AIX 5.3 Kill Proc

I began receiving alerts that my CPU utilization was peaking 1.25. Obviously this was not common for my build and I began inspecting. I ran the first command


If you wanted to sort it by the top 10 processes you can use the following: