pdweb — start the HP-UX Peripheral Device tool, part of the System Management Homepage Web interface
The HP-UX Peripheral Device tool
can be used to easily and quickly view I/O devices and OLRAD cards.
It helps manage hot pluggable PCI slots on systems that support adding
and replacing cards without rebooting.
On all HP-UX systems,
will display the I/O devices and can be used to (re)create device files
for a selected device.
command starts SMH and goes directly to the Peripheral Device page.
Once started, the online help facility of
is available and can be used to learn more about
The HP-UX Peripheral Device tool user interface uses a Web browser.
command without any options performs the following tasks:
Start the System Management Homepage Web server and,
Start a Web client (browser).
An attempt will be made to connect to the browser specified with the
environment variable, or Mozilla, or Netscape.
The Web browser will be displayed on the X server defined by the
If a running browser is found, it will be used, otherwise a new session
will be initiated.
This will only happen if the browser process is running on the same
system used to execute the
command (defined by the
variable), unless the
option is used.
recognizes the following options:
Opens the terminal interface for Cards and Devices regardless of the
current setting of the
Forces a client browser to be used in less secure ways.
Two security features are overridden by the
option forces the client browser to be used or started, even if the
X-traffic between the X-server and the Mozilla browser is not secure.
is invoked by
option is used.
Only a privileged user (root) can execute
When used with the
option, a temporary login bypass key will be generated.
The bypass key allows the user to access the Web interface without
having to provide login information again.
Only use this option if you are sure the network traffic is secure
between the host where Mozilla is running, and the host in the
The browser uses URL,
and you may paste this into
any browser if a browser does open with the
Once the HP-UX Peripheral Device tool is started, the online help
provides details on how to use the tool.
returns one of the following values:
An error occurred.
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