Date: January 5, 2001
Here are some useful commands for determining which AIX software packages are installed and their version/fix levels.
List all installed filesets with their version level
List current AIX maintenance level
- or -
instfix -i|grep ML
List known maintenance levels
List known AIX maintnenance levels
List filesets that are below the AIX 18.104.22.168 maintenance level
oslevel -l 22.214.171.124
Determine whether a fix is installed (for example. fixes IX38794 and IX48523), and what it fixes (-a).
instfix -iak IX38794
Determine if a maintenance package is installed
instfix -ik 433-02_AIX_ML
Determine which filesets need updating to reach a maintenance level
instfix -ciqk field | grep ":-:"
where field = V.R.M.F_AIX_ML eg 126.96.36.199_AIX_ML
- or -
oslevel -rl 5100-04
January 5, 2001