IBM - Service and productivity tools for SLES9 on HMC- or IVM-managed servers

Service and productivity tools

For Managed SLES9 POWER Linux servers

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The following tools are available for HMC- or IVM-managed servers running SLES 9. The Tool name link provides a brief description of the tool. Click the Download link to download the tool package.

[ Last updated 2 April 2010 ]


To install and use the following tools under SLES9, ensure that rdist-6.1.5-792.1 and compat-2004.7.1-1.2 are installed from the SLES9 media.

Tool packages must be installed in the order listed in the table.

Note: Using the left mouse button to select a download link may cause an application associated with *.rpm files to open (for example, Real Player). If this situation occurs, please use the Right-click -> Save link as... function to download these RPMs.


Installation tips

Follow these steps to download and install a service aid package:

  1. Click on a package name to download it. Download a package into any directory.
  2. If the package is in compressed, gzip format (<filename>.gz, then uncompress the file by using the following command:
         gzip -d <<filename>.gz
    Otherwise, continue to Step 3.
  3. Install an RPM by entering the following command:
         rpm -Uvh <filename>.rpm
  4. Detailed installation instructions for the BladeCenter JS20 are available in a PDF-formatted document. View or download the document Linux Service Aid Install Instructions for JS20.

List of fixes for CSM Core and Client 1.7.6.1-1 packages

The following issues were fixed in Release 1.7.6.1-1 of the CSM Core and CSM Client tool packages











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Prerequisite flow

The following chart shows the dependencies and prerequisites among the service and productivity tools for PowerLinux servers.


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