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AIX Admin Commands

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bosboot - Initializes a boot device.
bootlist - Alters the list of boot devices (or the ordering of these devices in the list) available to the system. 
cfgmgr - Configures devices by running the programs in /etc/methods directory. 
chcons - Redirects the system console to device or file, effective next startup 
chdev - Changes a device's characteristics. 
chdisp - Changes the display used by the low-function terminal (LFT) subsystem. 
checkcw - Prepares constant-width text for the troff command. 
checkeq - or checkmm Checks documents formatted with memorandum macros. 
checknr - Checks nroff and troff files. 
chfont - Changes the default font selected at boot time. 
chfs - Changes attributes of a file system. 
chgroup - Changes attributes for groups. 
chgrpmem - Changes the administrators or members of a group. 
chhwkbd - Changes the low-function terminal (LFT) keyboard attributes stored in the Object Data Manager (ODM) database. 
chitab - Changes records in the /etc/inittab file. 
chkbd - Changes the default keyboard map used by the low-function terminal (LFT) at system startup. 
chkey - Changes your encryption key. 
chlang - Sets LANG environment variable in /etc/environment file for next login. 
chlicense - There are two types of user licensing, fixed and floating. Fixed licensing is always enabled, and the number of licenses can be changed through the -u option. Floating licensing can be enabled or disabled (on or off) through the -f option. 
chlv - Changes the characteristics of a logical volume. 
chnamsv - Changes TCP/IP-based name service configuration on a host. 
chprtsv - Changes a print service configuration on a client or server machine. 
chps - Changes attributes of a paging space. 
chpv - Changes the characteristics of a physical volume in a volume group. 
chque - Changes the queue name. 
chquedev - Changes the printer or plotter queue device names. 
chssys - Changes a subsystem definition in the subsystem object class. 
chtcb - Changes or queries the trusted computing base attribute of a file. 
chtz - Changes the system time zone information. 
chuser - Changes attributes for the specified user. 
chvfs - Changes entries in the /etc/vfs file. 
chvg - Sets the characteristics of a volume group. 
chvirprt - Changes the attribute values of a virtual printer. 
crfs - Adds a file system. 
crvfs - Creates entries in the /etc/vfs file. 
exportvg - Exports the definition of a volume group from a set of physical volumes. 
extendvg - Adds physical volumes to a volume group. 
grpck - Verifies the correctness of a group definition.
importvg - Imports a new volume group definition from a set of physical volumes. 
lsallq - Lists the names of all configured queues. 
lsallqdev - Lists all configured printer and plotter queue device names within a specified queue. 
lsattr - Displays attribute characteristics and possible values of attributes for devices in the system. 
lsdev - Displays devices in the system and their characteristics. 
lsdisp - Lists the displays currently available on the system. 
lsfont - Lists the fonts available for use by the display. 
lsfs - Displays the characteristics of file systems. 
lsgroup - Displays the attributes of groups. 
lsitab - Lists the records in the /etc/inittab file. 
lskbd - Lists the keyboard maps currently available to the low-function terminal (LFT) subsystem. 
lslicense - Displays the number of fixed licenses and the status of floating licensing. 
lslpp - Lists optional program products. 
lsnamsv - Shows name service information stored in the database. 
lsprtsv - Shows print service information stored in the database. 
lsps - Lists paging space and attributes. 
lsque - Displays the queue stanza name. 
lsquedev - Displays the device stanza name. 
lssrc - Gets the status of a subsystem, a group of subsystems, or a subserver. 
lsuser - Displays attributes of user accounts. 
lsvfs - Lists entries in the /etc/vfs file. 
mkcatdefs - Preprocesses a message source file. 
runcat - Pipes the output data from the 
mkcatdefs - command to the gencat command. 
mkdev - Adds a device to the system. 
mkfont - Adds the font code associated with a display to the system. 
mkfontdir - Creates a fonts.dir file from a directory of font files. 
mkgroup - Creates a new group. mkitab Makes records in the /etc/inittab file. 
mklv - Creates a logical volume. 
mklvcopy - Adds copies to a logical volume. 
mknamsv - Configures TCP/IP-based name service on a host for a client. 
mknotify - Adds a notify-method definition to the notify-object class. 
mkprtsv - Configures TCP/IP-based print service on a host. 
mkps - Adds an additional paging space to the system. 
mkque - Adds a printer queue to the system. 
mkquedev - Adds a printer queue device to the system. 
mkserver - Adds a subserver definition to the subserver object class. 
mkssys - Adds a subsystem definition to the subsystem object class. 
mksysb - Backs up mounted file systems in the rootvg volume group for subsequent reinstallation. 
mkszfile - Records size of mounted file systems in the rootvg volume group for reinstallation. 
mktcpip - Sets the required values for starting TCP/IP on a host. 
mkuser - Creates a new user account. 
mkuser.sys - Customizes a new user account. 
mkvg - Creates a volume group. 
mkvirprt - Makes a virtual printer. 
odmadd - Adds objects to created object classes. 
odmchange - Changes the contents of a selected object in the specified object class. 
odmcreate - Produces the .c (source) and .h (include) files necessary for ODM application development and creates empty object classes. 
odmdelete - Deletes selected objects from a specified object class. 
odmdrop - Removes an object class. 
odmget - Retrieves objects from the specified object classes and places them into an odmadd input file. 
odmshow - Displays an object class definition on the screen. 
pwdck - Verifies the correctness of local authentication information. 
redefinevg - Redefines the set of physical volumes of the given volume group in the device configuration database. 
reducevg - Removes physical volumes from a volume group. When all physical volumes are removed from the volume group, the volume group is deleted. 
reorgvg - Reorganizes the physical partition allocation for a volume group. 
restbase - Restores customized information from the boot image. 
rmdel - Removes a delta from a Source Code Control System (SCCS) file. 
rmdev - Removes a device from the system. 
rmf - Removes folders and the messages they contain. 
rmfs - Removes a file system. 
rmgroup - Removes a group. 
rmitab - Removes records in the /etc/inittab file. 
rmlv - Removes logical volumes from a volume group. 
rmlvcopy - Removes copies from a logical volume. 
rmm - Removes messages. 
rmnamsv - Unconfigures TCP/IP-based name service on a host. 
rmnotify - Removes a notify-method definition from the notify-object class. 
rmprtsv - Unconfigures a print service on a client or server machine. 
rmps - Removes a paging space from the system. 
rmque - Removes a printer queue from the system. 
rmquedev - Removes a printer or plotter queue device from the system. 
rmserver - Removes a subserver definition from the subserver object class. 
rmssys - Removes a subsystem definition from the subsystem object class.
rmuser - Removes a user account. 
rmvfs - Removes entries in the /etc/vfsfile. 
rmvirprt - Removes a virtual printer. 
savebase - Saves base customized device data in the ODM onto the boot device. 
swapoff - Deactivates one or more paging space. 
swapon - Specifies additional devices for paging and swapping. 
syncvg - Synchronizes logical volume copies that are not current. 
usrck - Verifies the correctness of a user definition. 
varyoffvg - Deactivates a volume group. 
varyonvg - Activates a volume group.