Date: March 9, 2001
The "man" command provides online help for AIX commands. The most common form is
which lists the help page for "command". If you don't know the name of a command, or if you want to find related information, use the "-k" search option:
man -k searchstring
Man pages are not installed by default in AIX. The following filesets must be installed for man to work. The filesets are located on the AIX Base Documentation CD.
bos.html.en_US.topnav.navigate - Top Level Navigation bos.html.en_US.nav - Online Navigation bos.html.en_US.cmds.cmds1 - AIX Commands Reference 1 bos.html.en_US.cmds.cmds2 - AIX Commands Reference 2 bos.html.en_US.cmds.cmds3 - AIX Commands Reference 3 bos.html.en_US.cmds.cmds4 - AIX Commands Reference 4 bos.html.en_US.cmds.cmds5 - AIX Commands Reference 5 bos.html.en_US.cmds.cmds6 - AIX Commands Reference 6
The following filesets are optional, for AIX system calls and C library functions, respectively.
bos.html.en_US.techref.base - AIX Base Tech Ref bos.html.en_US.techref.commo - AIX Commo Tech Ref