000020562 - AIX version 5.1 ML4 patch install

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Article Number000020562
Applies ToUNIX (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris)
RSA ACE/Server 5.1 (no longer supported as of 7-14-2006)
IssueAIX version 5.1 ML4 patch install
ResolutionVerify that the latest ML4 file sets that can be viewed using this URL:


Select " fix release information "


1. Click the " data file for AIX 5.1 " link and save to your local PC

        a. This is a link that loads the file called "latestfixdata51" to your local PC
        b. FTP this file to your AIX machine into the directory " /tmp "

2. Perform the following on the AIX machine and save this to the local PC. " lslpp -L -c > 51fix.txt "

        a. This file will be used in the last part of the download
        b. FTP this file to your windows machine to be used in the download process in step 4

3. Perform the following steps:

        a. /usr/sbin/compare_report -s -r /tmp/latestfixdata51 -l
        b. This creates two reports in the /tmp directory " lowerthanlatest1.rpt & lowerthanmaint.rpt "
        c. FTP the file "lowerthanlatest1.rpt" to your windows machine

4. Using the link above, perform the following steps:

        a. Browse to your lowerthanlatest1.rpt file that was saved to your local PC and select upload
        b. You will be asked to provide your output from the " lslpp command " that was performed in step 2
        c. Your next screen will show all the file sets  that should be down loaded to your AIX machine

5. Once all the AIX *.bff file sets are on the machine in question, perform the following command:

        a. smit update_all
        b. point to the location of the files that has been moved onto the AIX machine
        c. reboot
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