Tag Archives: AIX

SAS Environment Manager Server Does Not Start on AIX

By | September 9, 2016

I began installing SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) 9.4 Maintenance Release 3 software on AIX 7.1 LPARs this summer. These were development environments which were single-machine deployments. The installation and configuration phases were straightforward, and when completed, the deployment was up and running and validated perfectly. I then shut down all of the SAS services… Read More »

Required gtk Libraries for IBM Installation Manager 1.7.2 on AIX

By | March 9, 2015

I was attempting to install the 1.7.2 version of the IBM Installation Manager last week on a newly-created LPAR running AIX 6.1 and ran into trouble. As usual. Here is what the error looked like: # ./install 00:00.92 ERROR [main] org.eclipse.equinox.log.internal.ExtendedLogReaderServiceFactory safeLogged Could not load SWT library. Reasons: /root/Desktop/InstallationManager/configuration/org.eclipse.osgi/ bundles/633/1/.cp/libswt-pi-gtk-4234.a (A file or directory in… Read More »

Remove a WebSphere Application Server Profile on AIX

By | February 24, 2015

There may be times when you need to remove a WebSphere deployment manager, node, or application server profile. I have successfully used the following steps in versions 7 and 8 of WebSphere. Stop the deployment managers, nodes, or application servers that are associated with the profile that you want to remove List all profiles on a server:… Read More »

xauth: error in locking authority file

By | February 13, 2015

I logged into an AIX LPAR this morning, and I was greeted with the following error: $ssh server fred@servers’s password: Last login: Mon Feb 9 08:11:52 2015 from /usr/bin/xauth: error in locking authority file /home/fred/.Xauthority I had seen this error in the past, but never took the time to research how to fix the problem. Apparently what was… Read More »

Clearing a Print Queue Backlog in AIX

By | February 13, 2015

We have a z/OS application that streams data down to our AIX-based POWER7 server. On the server, we have a SAS application that turns the stream into a PDF document and sends the PDF to a printer which is specified by the user on the z/OS application. Many of the printers that are assigned to… Read More »