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Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

For your information, there are two new White Papers available at docs.hp.com

The first is
Common Misconfigured HP-UX Resources
available here:
http://www.docs.hp.com/hpux/onlinedocs/5580/Misconfigured_Resources.pdf

The second is
JFS Tuning and Performance

available here:
http://www.docs.hp.com/hpux/onlinedocs/5576/JFS_Tuning.pdf

Hopefully they may help some of you out there in HP-UX land.

My house is the bank's, my money the wife's, But my opinions belong to me, not HP!
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Fantastic Melvyn!
I'll be reading with great interest.
Cheers
Michael
Anyone for a Mutiny ?
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Thanks melvyn,
That is surely going to be an asset for SysAdmins.
So helpful.
Regards,
Bharat
You need to know a lot to actually know how little you know
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.


Thanx you Melvyn

JFS tuning is very helpful for me
never give up
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Melvyn,

Thanks for the info. They have also released a new version of the Patch Management guide for HPUX last week. It's got some of the new features of the ITRC in regards to patching in it...

John
Spoon!!!!
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Hi,
Very nice of you. Thanks a lot.

Prashant
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

As indicated by John Payne, there is a newer Patch Management White Paper
see:
http://www.docs.hp.com/hpux/onlinedocs/5990-6753a/5990-6753.pdf
My house is the bank's, my money the wife's, But my opinions belong to me, not HP!
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Thanks Melvyn,

the first doc will help me understand memory management and the role of buffer cache in HP-UX better.
I think there will also be need for JFS tuning on some of our servers.
Last but not least, the patching guide also is a great source of help.
Madness, thy name is system administration
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Very nice - just finshed reading them both - posted them on our Intranet.

I especially enjoyed the Semaphore section in "Common Misconfigured HP-UX Resources"

Rgds...Geoff
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Thank you Melvyn !

Olivier.
They say "install windows 2k, xp or better", so i install unix !
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Many thanks

Tim
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

IT is so useful to me. I alway tune kernel parameter for better performance without it. After reading many kernel parameter are fix...:))))
HP is simple
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Melvyn,

when trying your last link I get
Document Missing or Moved

greetings,

Michael
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Hi there.
That thing is just in time.
We are considering to change the setup of one of our servers. That might a good help.
Thank you very much.
Alexander M. Ermes

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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Melvyn,

I have to admit I already downloaded JFS_Tuning sometimes back in September.

I was wondering if anyone has measured the benefit of "Discovered Direct I/O". Any benchmark around ?

Regards
Jean-Luc
fiat lux
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Thx melvyn for the link...

Stf ;-)
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

Hi

Many thanks

Rgds

HGN
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Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

thank u

Re: Two new White Papers for HP-UX Sysadmins.

closing
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