IBM - Service and productivity tools for Linux on POWER

Service and productivity tools

For Linux on POWER systems

Support for individual service and productivity tools

See Support terms for designations in table.

Package RHEL 7 RHEL 6 SLES12 SLES11 Ubuntu License
IBM Server
Consolidation
Tool
IBM IBM IBM IBM n/a ILAN
GenWQE User
(genwqe-tools,
genwqe-vpd and
genwqe-zlib)
IBM n/a n/a n/a n/a ASL 2.0
(Apache)
NVMe CLI IBM IBM IBM IBM Distro GPL v2
IBM Flash
Adapter utility
(rsxx-utils)
n/a IBM n/a n/a n/a ILAN
Platform
Enablement
Library
(librtas)
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Distro LGPL 2.1+
SRC IBM IBM IBM IBM IBM ILAN
RSCT Core Utils IBM IBM IBM IBM IBM ILAN
RSCT Core IBM IBM IBM IBM IBM ILAN
ServiceRM IBM IBM IBM IBM IBM ILAN
DynamicRM IBM IBM IBM IBM IBM ILAN
ncurses-libs Distro Distro n/a n/a Distro MIT
readline Distro Distro n/a n/a Distro GPLv3+
sqlite Distro Distro Distro Distro Distro Public
Domain
sg3-utils Distro Distro Distro Distro Distro GPLv2+ and BSD
GPLv3+ and
GPLv3+ with
exceptions
libgcc Distro Distro n/a n/a Distro GPLv2+ with
exceptions
and LGPLv2+
and BSD
GPLv3+ and
GPLv3+ with
exceptions and
libstdc++ Distro Distro n/a n/a Distro GPLv2+ with
exceptions
and LGPLv2+
and BSD
zlib Distro Distro Distro Distro Distro zlib and
Boost
iprutils Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Distro CPL
Hardware
Inventory
(lsvpd and
libvpd)
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Distro Sourced
from:
IBM-ILAN
(older versions)
and GPLv2+
and LGPLv2+
(latest versions)
Distro-GPLv2+
and LGPLv2+
ServiceLog
LibServiceLog
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Distro Sourced
from:
IBM-ILAN
Distro-GPLv2+
and LGPLv2+
Service Aids
(powerpc-utils)
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Distro Sourced
from:
IBM-ILAN
Distro-GPL 2.1+
powerpc-utils-
python
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Distro Sourced
from:
IBM-ILAN
(older versions)
and CPL
(latest versions)
Distro-CPL
Error Log
Analysis
(ppc64-diag)
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Sourced
from:
IBM-IBM
Distro-Distro
Distro Sourced
from:
IBM-GPLv2+
Distro-EPL
Inventory Scout IBM IBM IBM IBM n/a ILAN


Additional packages
Package RHEL 7 RHEL 6 SLES12 SLES11 Ubuntu License
nmon for Linux Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes GPL
To get support or ask questions, use the Performance Tools Forum
Note: Make sure the question title includes "nmon for Linux".
pseries energy 7.0 and later 6.0 and later Yes SP1 and later No ILAN
Post questions on the Support for the IBM Service and Productivity Tools topic of the Linux on Power Community.
ESA 7.0 and later 6.1 and later Yes SP1 and later No ILAN
Refer to the ESA documentation shipped with the product
Large Page Analysis (lpa) n/a 6.3 and later n/a SLES11 SP2 and later No ILAN
For support, you can post questions about Large Page Analysis on the Linux on Power Community Message Board on developerWorks.
Performance Management (ibmPMLinux) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ILAN
For support, you can post questions about IBM Performanagement Agent for IBM Linux on Power on the Linux on Power Community Message Board on developerWorks.

Look for the topic "Performance Management Agent for IBM Linux on Power"
IPMI Tool Yes No No No No BSD
IPMItool provides a simple command-line interface to IPMI-enabled devices. Questions may be posted at the following online forum: PowerLinux Support Forum.
OPAL boot and
runtime firmware
for POWER
(opal-prd and
opal-utils)
Yes No No No No ASL 2.0
(Apache)
This package contains a PRD daemon service and couple of utilities for enabling certain features on PowerNV. Questions may be posted at the following online forum: PowerLinux Support Forum.

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Prerequisite flow

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