Re: transferring security files
This is an AIX problem. The pax command was broken at
bos.rte.archive.18.104.22.168. You can call AIX support,
I believe a fix is available. I have been using
an e-fix for some months now.
Leslie A. Clark
IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
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Subject: [NV-L] transferring security files
I am transferring /usr/OV/security from 6.0 (AIX 4.3.2) to 6.0.2 (AIX
22.214.171.124). I am unable to restore the permissions/sticky bit.
on the FROM:
tar -cvf archive_security.tar /usr/OV/security
ftp in binary
on the TO:
pax -rvf archive_security.tar -pe
get the error:
MSGSTR PAX_BADOPCONFU: The -p and -o options conflict for uid/uname
I was able to "untar" it and all users/groups are ok, I can login using
each user. but the problem is the permissions on the /usr/OV/security did
not transfer (the sticky bit "S" in the C and DAEMONS directories for
I am working with Tivoli on this but wondered if anyone else has
encountered this problem?
has anyone encountered this problem?