Archive for the tag 'Aix'



Oct 13 2009

Command History with Arrow Keys in ksh

Published by under Aix,Linux,Misc,Solaris

Arrows aren’t used in ksh as a default. To enable command history like in Bash, add the following lines in the .profile or .kshrc file:  ^P, ^N, etc aren’t one single character. Enter Ctrl-V and Ctrl-P to display them in vi. Auto-completion is only available for files, not commands. Press either twice on the escape key, […]

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May 18 2009

Export NFS shares in AIX

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Here are pretty simple steps required to export NFS shares in AIX. Export NFS Shares on Server Edit /etc/exports (or create it if it doesn’t exist) and add folders you would like to share: Option access restricts the list of clients, root allows to mount the share by root user on the remote system. Start related […]

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Jan 22 2009

How to Add a Permanent Static Route in AIX 4.3

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To add a permanent static route in AIX, add the route command in the startup file /etc/ or use Smitty, AIX text interface to perform global system management (preferred): AIX Server.root / # smitty-> Communications applications and Services-> TCIP/IP-> Further Configuration-> Static Routes-> Add a Static RouteThen type in the new static route settings.

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Aug 29 2008

Restrict LDAP or NIS Users Access on Unix

Published by under Ldap,Linux

A lot of networks use LDAP or NIS to authenticate users on servers. There is no policy control by default and access is granted to all users in the central database. Access can be restricted to some of the accounts adding them into the default passwd file if the compat mode is set. This works […]

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