IBM - Service and productivity tools for Linux on Power servers

Service and productivity tools

For Linux on Power servers

Hardware service diagnostic aids and productivity tools, as well as developer toolkits for Linux operating systems running on IBM servers based on POWER technology.

Hardware diagnostic aids and productivity tools

YUM repository

Service and productivity tools are available in a YUM repository that you can use to download, and then install, all recommended packages for your Red Hat, SUSE Linux or Fedora distribution.

07 Sep 2017: SLES 12 SP3 (LE) support added to repository

01 Aug 2017: RHEL 7.4 (BE/LE) support added to repository

IBM Software Development Kit for Linux on Power

For the latest release information, please visit:

Installing service and productivity tools manually

You can also download individual tools and review installation order for tools on the following pages.

Linux on IBM

Readme first issues!

Urgent information that alerts you to problems you can avoid during Linux install on IBM systems.

[ Updated 11 July 2017 ]

Prerequisite flow

The following chart shows the dependencies and prerequisites among the service and productivity tools for Linux on Power servers.

My notifications

Sign up (requires IBM ID) for email bulletins about these tools. Subscribe to the Power product family, and then to Linux on Power: Installation, Service and Productivity Tools.

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