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HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

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HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

HP-UX 11.11 comes with Apache 2.0.43. We don't use apache and are not planning to use them in the near future. What is the best way to uninstall/swremove the package/bundle? There are several filesets included with HPApache. Should I use swremove on each one?

HPApache.APACHE HP Apache 2.0.43
HPApache.APACHE2 HP Apache 2.0.43
HPApache.AUTH_LDAP Auth LDAP 1.5.4
HPApache.AUTH_LDAP2 Auth LDAP 1.5.4
HPApache.MOD_JK Mod JK 1.2
HPApache.MOD_JK2 Mod JK 1.2
HPApache.MOD_PERL Mod Perl 1.99_07
HPApache.MOD_PERL2 Mod Perl 1.99_07
HPApache.OPENSSL Open SSL 0.9.6g
HPApache.OPENSSL2 Open SSL 0.9.6g
HPApache.PHP PHP 4.2.2
HPApache.PHP2 PHP 4.2.2
HPApache.TOMCAT Tomcat 3.3.1
HPApache.TOMCAT2 Tomcat 3.3.1
HPApache.WEBMIN Webmin 0.980
Marvin Strong
Honored Contributor

Re: HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

swremove the bundle should remove all filesets, unless those filesets are being used by something else.

You can do swremove in interactive mode and select all of them individually if you want to be sure you get them all.

Re: HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

HPApace doesn't show in the swlist. I guess its not a bundle. If I do swlist -l fileset | grep -i apache, it gives me the list above. I'm looking for a clean way to uninstall all of them.
Geoff Wild
Honored Contributor

Re: HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

You can just disable it -

/sbin/init.d/apache stop

vi /etc/rc.config.d/apacheconf


Or to remove, I think you can:
swlist -l product |grep -i apache
ApacheStrong HP Apache-based Web Server with Strong (128bit) Encryption

Then swremove ApacheStrong?

Proverbs 3:5,6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make all your paths straight.
Marvin Strong
Honored Contributor

Re: HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

if you bring up the swremove gui.

scroll to
press enter
scroll to
spacebar to select

that should get them all

Re: HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

Thanks Marvin. Tha works.
Just curious, since Apache is bundled with HPUXi-OE-Ent, is there any impact on the OS in any way,if this is removed completely?
Marvin Strong
Honored Contributor

Re: HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

None that I am aware of.
Steven E. Protter
Exalted Contributor

Re: HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

There is no impact on the OS by removing apache. HP did provide some documentation as part of that apache server.

If you don't care about the documentation, swremove the server.

If you plan on keeping apache, they are up to version 2.0.49. You can get 2.03 of HP's web suite free at

Steven E Protter
Owner of ISN Corporation

Re: HPApache on HP-UX 11.11

Thanks Steven. The reason we are removing Apache is because of constant exposure to vulnerabilities. Even though we are not using Apache, it is still installed and can still be exploited. No point of upgrading it. New vulnerabilities and threats will always be there.
Thanks for everyone.