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AIX Version 4.3 Kernel and Subsystems Technical Reference, Volume 2

Customized VPD (CuVPD) Object Class


The Customized Vital Product Data (CuVPD) object class contains the Vital Product Data (VPD) for customized devices. VPD can be either machine-readable VPD or manually entered user VPD information.


The Customized VPD object class contains the following descriptors:

ODM Type Descriptor Name Description Descriptor Status
ODM_CHAR name[NAMESIZE] Device Name Required
ODM_SHORT vpd_type VPD Type Required

These fields are described as follows:

Device Name Identifies the device logical name to which this VPD information belongs.
VPD Type Identifies the VPD as either machine-readable or manually-entered. The possible values:
HW_VPD Identifies machine-readable VPD.
USER_VPD Identifies manually entered VPD.
VPD Identifies the VPD for the device. For machine-readable VPD, an entry in this field might include such information as serial numbers, engineering change levels, and part numbers.

Related Information

ODM Device Configuration Object Class.

The Hardware Technical Reference provides more details on the VPD.

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