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.