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System Management Interface Tool SMIT

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Published on 19 December 2000

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IBM Form #: REDP-0105-00

Authors: Scott Vetter and Susan Segura

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    The AIX System Management Interface Tool (SMIT) provides an alternative to the

    typical method of using complex command syntax, valid parameter values, and

    custom shell path names for managing and maintaining your operating system


    Table of Contents

    System Management Interface Tool (SMIT)


    End User Interface

    System Management Activity Logging

    Fast Paths

    Adding Dialog and Menu Screens for Customer Applications

    Learning More About SMIT

    Appendix A: Special Notices

    Appendix B: SMIT Example Programs

    Appendix C: Fast Paths for SMIT Tasks

    System Management Menu

    Software Installation and Maintenance

    Software License Management


    System Storage Management

    Security & Users

    Communications Applications and Services

    Print Spooling

    Problem Determination

    Performance & Resource Scheduling

    System Environments

    Processes & Subsystems


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