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HP-UX System Administrator's Guide: Overview: HP-UX 11i Version 3


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HP Part Number: 5992-4580

Edition: 3

Published: September 2008

Table of Contents

Intended Audience
About this Series
About this Document:
Finding HP-UX Information
HP-UX 11i Release Names and Operating System Version Identifiers
Determining Your System Version
Typographic Conventions
Examples and Shells
Command Syntax
Function Synopsis and Syntax
Publication History
1 HP-UX Version 3 at a Glance
How HP-UX is Delivered
Operating Environments
Extra Components and Products
HP-UX 11i Version 3 Highlights
New Processor Terminology
New Device File Format for Addressing Storage
Online Activation and Deactivation of PCI Cards
Longer User and Group Names
Concurrent Dump
For More Information on HP-UX 11i Version 3
2 HP-UX Virtualization Technologies
Understanding Virtualization Technologies
Virtualization Technology Categories
Standalone Systems (One Single-Core Server, One Operating System Instance)
Load Balancing (One Multiple Core Server, One Operating System Instance)
Process Resource Manager (PRM)
Workload Manager (WLM)
Processor Sets (PSETS)
Instant Capacity (iCAP/TiCAP/GiCAP)
Pay per use (PPU)
Clustering (Multiple Servers, One Operating System)
Other Cluster Types
Multiple Boot (One Single-Core Server, Multiple Operating Systems)
Partitioning (Multiple Operating Systems, One Multi-processor Server)
Hardware Partitioning
Software Partitioning
Networking (Multiple Operating Systems, Multiple Servers)
Combining Virtualization Technologies
3 Major Components of HP-UX
The HP-UX Kernel
Kernel Modules
Kernel Tunables
The HP-UX Directory Structure
Key HP-UX Directories
Storage on HP-UX
Storage Uses
How Storage is Organized
Efficient Data Access
Storage and Data Redundancy
How Storage is Addressed
Managing HP-UX Swap Space
HP-UX Input and Output
Overview of the HP-UX Line Printer Spooling System
Printer Model Files and Interface Files
Printer Types
Printer Name
Printer Class
Print Destination
Priorities of Printers and Print Requests
Printer Logging
Summary of Line Printer Spooling System Commands
LP Spooler Integration with LDAP-UX
For More Information on Printer-Related Tasks
Security and Access Control
Controlling Access to Data Using Legacy Unix File Ownership and Privileges
Controlling Access to Data Using Security Containment Technologies
Start-up and Shutdown
Run Levels
Starting (Booting) HP-UX
Stopping (Shutting Down) HP-UX
Abnormal Shutdowns (System Crashes)
LiveDump (Memory Dumps of Running Systems)
Limitations of Live Dumps
Operating System and Software (Installation, Modification, and Removal)
Software Distributor
Other Software Operating System Installation Technologies
Further Reading about Software Maintenance on HP-UX
Networking Services
Electronic Mail
Remote Logins / Terminal Emulation
File Transfers
Web Access
Remotely Mounted File Systems
4 System Administration Tools
Tools for Installing and Updating HP-UX
Cold Installs
Tools for Managing Single Servers
HP System Management Homepage (HP SMH)
Command Line Tools
Tools for Managing Multiple Servers
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Tools for Managing an Entire Enterprise
Other System Management Tools
EVM - Event Management
Partition Manager
Software Distributor (SD)
Tools for Managing Storage on HP-UX
Volume Managers
Performance Monitoring Tools
Tools for Monitoring the Performance of a Server
Tools for Monitoring the Performance of a Network
Tools for Monitoring the Performance of Applications
Data Protection Tools
Protecting Against Unauthorized Access to Your Servers and Data
Protecting Against Data Loss
Protecting Against Hardware Failure
Network Administration Tools
The Basics of Network Administration
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