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This cookbook contains useful resources for using Chef with AIX systems.

Requirements

Platforms

  • AIX 6.1
  • AIX 7.1

Chef

  • Chef 12.7+

Cookbooks

  • none

Usage

This cookbook has no recipes.

Resources

inittab

Manage the inittab entries. Example:

aix_inittab 'my-awesome-aix-daemon' do
  runlevel '2'
  processaction 'once'
  command '/opt/mycompany/libexec/mydaemon -d > /dev/console 2>&1'
  action :install
end

Parameters:

  • runlevel - the runlevel of the inittab entry
  • processaction - the action of the process (e.g. "once", "boot", etc.)
  • command - the command to run
  • follows - add the entry after this one

subserver

Manage the services started by inetd by editing /etc/inetd.conf. Example:

aix_subserver 'tftp' do
  protocol 'udp'
  action :disable
end

Parameters:

  • servicename - name of the service as it appears in the first field of /etc/inetd.conf
  • type - type of service. Valid values: dgram stream sunrpc_udp sunrpc_tcp
  • protocol - protocol of service. Valid values: tcp udp tcp6 udp6
  • wait - blocking, nonblocking, or SRC. Valid values: wait nowait SRC
  • user - user to the run the service under. Default: root
  • program - program to run (typically specified by full path)
  • args - program, with arguments

tcpservice

Manage the services started by /etc/rc.tcpip. Example:

aix_tcpservice 'xntpd' do
  action :enabled
end

Parameters:

  • immediate (optional) - whether to start/stop the TCP/IP service immediately by contacting the SRC. It's much better to declaratively specify this separately using the built-in service resource in Chef.

toolboxpackage

To install packages from the IBM AIX Toolbox for Linux off the IBM FTP site. Example:

aix_toolboxpackage "a2ps" do
  action :install
end

Parameters:

  • base_url (optional) - the base URL to use to retrieve the package. If you are behind a firewall or your AIX system doesn't have access to the Internet, you can override this to an HTTP/FTP server where you have stored the RPMs.

chdev

Change any AIX device attribute. Example:

aix_chdev 'sys0' do
  attributes(maxuproc: '1026', ncargs: '1024')
  need_reboot false
  action :update
end

aix_chdev 'fcs0' do
  attributes(num_cmd_elems: '200', max_xfer_size: '0x800000')
  need_reboot true
  action :update
end

aix_chdev 'ent0' do
  attributes(poll_uplink: 'yes')
  need_reboot true
  action :update
end

aix_chdev 'hdisk1" do
  attributes(reserve_policy: 'no_reserve')
  hot_change true
  action:update
end

Parameters:

  • need_reboot (optional) - Add -P to the chdev command if device is busy (this parameter cannot be used with hot_change)
  • hot_change (optional) - Add -U to the chdev command for attribute with True+ (this parameter cannot be used with need_reboot)

pagingspace

Create, remove, modify AIX paging space. Example:

aix_pagingspace "Changing paging space" do
  name 'hd6'
  size 1024
  auto true
  action :change
end

aix_pagingspace "Disabling paging space" do
  name 'paging00'
  active false
  action :change
end

aix_pagingspace "Removing paging space" do
  name 'paging00'
  action :remove
end

aix_pagingspace "Creating paging space" do
  name 'mypgsp'
  size 1024
  auto true
  vgname 'rootvg'
  action :create
end

aix_pagingspace "Creating paging space 2" do
  name 'mypgsp2'
  size 1024
  auto true
  active true
  vgname 'rootvg'
  action :create
end

Parameters:

  • name - Name of the paging space
  • size - Size of the paging space in MB
  • auto - Active paging space on reboot (True,False)
  • active - Active/Desactive paging space (True,False)
  • vgname - Volume group name where the paging space should be created

Actions:

  • change - Modify the paging space
  • remove - Remove the paging space
  • create - Create the paging space

no

Change any AIX no (network) tunables. Example:

aix_no "changing no tunables" do
  tunables(udp_recv_perf: '0', udprecvspace: '42083', psetimers: '23')
  set_default
  action :update
end

aix_no "reseting no tunables" do
  tunables(udp_recv_perf: '0', udprecvspace: '0')
  set_default false
  action :reset
end

aix_no "reseting all no tunables" do
  action: reset_all
end

aix_no "reseting all no tunables reboot needed" do
  action: reset_all_with_reboot
end

Parameters:

  • set_default (optional) (default true) - All change are persistant to reboot (/etc/tunables/nextboot)
  • bootlist (optional) (default false) - If set to true, the bootlist is not changed

Actions:

  • update - update a list of tunables
  • reset - reset a list of tunabes
  • reset_all - reset all tunables to default
  • reset_all_with_reboot - reset all tunables to default even if the ones that need a reboot

tunables

Change any AIX unrestricted tunables(vmo, ioo, schedo). Example:

aix_tunables "reset schedo values" do
  mode :schedo
  action :reset_all
  permanent
end

aix_tunables "change vpm_throughput_mode" do
  mode :schedo
  tunables(:vpm_throughput_mode => 2)
  permanent
end

aix_tunables "change posix AIO servers" do
  mode :ioo
  tunables(posix_aio_minservers: 6, posix_aio_maxservers: 36)
end

aix_tunables "tune minperm%" do
  mode :vmo
  tunables( :"minperm%" => 6)
  permanent
end

aix_tunables "tune tcp buffers" do
  mode :no
  tunables( :udp_recvspace => 655360, :udp_sendspace => 65536 )
  permanent
end

Parameters:

  • mode (mandatory) (no default) - must be :ioo, :vmo or :schedo
  • permament (optional) (default false) - All changes are persistent
  • nextboot (optional) (default false) - All changes applied on next boot only

Actions:

  • update - update a list of tunables
  • reset - reset a list of tunabes
  • reset_all - reset all tunables to default

multibos

Create, remove or update multibos on AIX. Example:

aix_multibos "create a multibos no bootlist" do
  action :create
  bootlist true
end

aix_multibos "create and update a multibos" do
  action :create
  update_device "/mnt/7100-03-05-1524"
end

aix_multibos "remove standby multibos" do
  action :remove
end

aix_multibos "update a multibos" do
  action :update
  update_device "/mnt/7100-03-05-1524"
end

aix_multibos "mount a bos" do
  action :mount
end

aix_multibos "mount a bos" do
  action :umount
end

Parameters:

  • update_device (optional) - mount point used for update

Actions:

  • create - create (and update if needed) a bos instance
  • remove - remove a standby bos
  • update - update all already create bos
  • mount - mount a standby bos
  • umount - umount a standby bos

chsec

Changes the attributes in the security stanza files.

aix_chsec '/etc/security/login.cfg' do
  attributes(maxlogins: '16000', maxroles: '7', shells: '/bin/sh,/usr/bin/ksh')
  stanza 'usw'
  action :update
end

Parameters:

  • file_name (name_attribute) - security file to change
  • attribute - array of attribut to change
  • stanza - stanza to change

etchosts

Add, change or remove entries in the /etc/hosts file.

aix_etchosts "test" do
  ip_address "1.1.1.1"
  action :add
end

aix_etchosts "test" do
  ip_address "2.2.2.2"
  action :change
end

aix_etchosts "test" do
  new_hostname "test2"
  action :change
end

aix_etchosts "test" do
  ip_address "1.1.1.1"
  aliases ["test2", "test3"]
  action :add
end

aix_etchosts "test" do
  action :delete
end

aix_etchosts "delete all entries" do
  action :delete_all
end

Parameters:

  • name - name of the host to change/add/delete
  • ip_address - ip address
  • new_hostname - new_hostame (use with change action)
  • aliases - aliases

Actions: * add - add an entry in /etc/hosts * delete - remove an entry in /etc/hosts * delete_all - remove all entries in /etc/hosts * change - change an entry in /etc/hosts

suma

Use suma to download fixes on a NIM server. You can download service pack, or technology level. You can also download latest service pack of latest technology level for the HIGHEST release in the client list. It means if you provide AIX 7.1 and 7.2 clients, only last 7.2 TL or SP is downloaded.

In some cases a metadata operation is performed to discover the oslevel build number or the latest service pack level.

The location directory is automatically created if it does not exist.

The NIM lpp_source resource is automatically created if needed. It meets the following requirement. Name contains build number and ends with the type of resource: * 7100-04-00-0000-lpp_source * 7100-03-01-1341-lpp_source * 7100-03-02-1412-lpp_source

You can provide a NIM lpp_source as oslevel property.

Suma resource uses Ohai to discover nim environment. You may want to reload Ohai info after a successfull download by adding: * the following resource to your recipe: ruby ohai 'reload_nim' do action :nothing plugin 'nim' end * the following notifies property to your resource: ruby aix_suma [...] notifies :reload, 'ohai[reload_nim]', :immediately end

aix_suma "download needed fixes to update client list to 7.1 TL3 SP1" do
  oslevel "7100-03-01-1341"
  location "/export/extra/nim"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :download
end

aix_suma "... perform suma metadata operation to discover build number" do
  oslevel "7100-03-01"
  location "/export/extra/nim"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :download
end

aix_suma "download needed fixes to update client list to 7.1 TL4" do
  oslevel "7100-04"
  location "/export/extra/nim"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :download
end

aix_suma "download needed fixes to update client list to last TL and last SP" do
  oslevel "latest"
  location "/export/extra/nim"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :download
end

aix_suma "update nim lpp_source with needed fixes" do
  oslevel "7100-03-01-1341-lpp_source"
  location "/export/extra/nim"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :download
end

Parameters:

  • oslevel - service pack, technology level or 'latest' (with or without build number) (default: Latest)
  • location - directory to store downloaded fixes (default: /usr/sys/inst.images)
  • targets - space or comma separated list of clients to consider for update process (star wildcard accepted)
  • preview_only - preview only, no packages are downloaded

Actions: * download - preview and download fixes

nim

Use nim to setup a NIM server or install packages, update service pack, or technology level. Your NIM lpp_source must match the exact oslevel output. For example: * 7100-04-00-0000-lpp_source * 7100-03-01-1341-lpp_source * 7100-03-02-1412-lpp_source

aix_nim "setup nim server" do
  device "/mnt"
  action :master_setup
end

aix_nim "asynchronously updating clients" do
  lpp_source "7100-03-01-1341-lpp_source"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  async true
  action :update
end

aix_nim "updating clients to latest SP (forced synchronous)" do
  lpp_source "latest_sp"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :update
end

aix_nim "updating clients to latest TL (forced synchronous)" do
  lpp_source "latest_tl"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :update
end

Parameters:

  • device - NFS mount directory containing bos.sysmgt.nim.master package
  • lpp_source - name of NIM lpp_source resource to install or latest_sp or latest_tl
  • targets - comma or space separated list of clients to update (star wildcard accepted)
  • force - if true, installed interim fixes will be automatically removed (default: false)
  • async - if true, customization is performed asynchronously (default: false) (cannot be used for latest_sp or latest_tl customization)

Actions: * master_setup - setup the NIM server * update - install downloaded fixes

flrtvc

Use flrtvc tool to generate flrtvc report, download recommended efix, and install them to patch security and/or hiper vulnerabilities.

A nim lpp_source resource is automatically created for fixes to be installed. It is removed at the end of the installation.

If space is needed, filesystem is automatically extended by increment of 100MB.

aix_flrtvc "install flrtvc tool (download unzip if needed)" do
  action :install
end

aix_flrtvc "download and install recommended efixes locally" do
  action :patch
end

aix_flrtvc "download and install security vulnerabilities on the remote targets" do
  apar "security"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :patch
end

aix_flrtvc "download and install hiper issues" do
  apar "hiper"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :patch
end

aix_flrtvc "download and install efix for printers fileset(s)" do
  filesets "printers"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :patch
end

aix_flrtvc "use custom csv file" do
  csv "/tmp/apar.csv"
  targets "client1,client2,client3"
  action :patch
end

aix_flrtvc "generate flrtvc report only" do
  path '/tmp/flrtvc'
  check_only true
  action :patch
end

aix_flrtvc "download recommended efixes only" do
  path '/tmp/flrtvc'
  download_only true
  action :patch
end

Parameters:

  • targets - comma or space separated list of clients to check (star wildcard accepted) (default: master)
  • apar - security or hiper data (default: both)
  • filesets - filter on fileset name
  • csv - custom apar csv file
  • path - directory where the report is saved
  • clean - clean temporary files and remove nim lpp_source resource (default: true)
  • verbose - save and display the report in verbose mode (default: false)
  • check_only - generate report only, no fixes are downloaded nor installed (default: false)
  • download_only - generate report and download fixes, do not install them (default: false)

Actions: * install - install flrtvc tool * patch - generate report, download recommended fixes and patch the machine(s)

niminit

Use niminit to configure the nimclient package. This will look if /etc/niminfo exists and create it if it does not exist. You can the use nimclient provider after niminiting the client.

aix_niminit node[:hostname] do
  master "nimmaster"
  connect "nimsh"
  pif_name node[:network][:default_interface]
  action :setup
end

aix_niminit node[:hostname] do
  action :remove
end

aix_niminit node[:hostname] do
  master "nimmaster"
  connect "nimsh"
  pif_name "en1"
  action :setup
end

Parameters:

  • name - hostname of the nimclient
  • master - hostname of the nim master
  • pif_name - interface name
  • connect - nimsh or shell

Actions: * setup - setup the nimclient * remove - remove nimclient configuration

nimclient

Use nimclient to install packages, update service pack, or technology level. Your NIM server should meet these requirements to work with the nimclient provider: * All resources name must end with the type of the resource (check example below): * 7100-03-05-1514-lpp_source * 7100-03-05-1514-spot * myinstallpbundle-installp_bundle * All spot and lpp_source must match the exact oslevel output. To find the next available lpp_source or spot the provider is checking for your oslevel and comparing it with the lpp_source name * 7100-03-01-1341-lpp_source * 7100-03-02-1412-lpp_source * 7100-03-03-1415-lpp_source * 7100-03-04-1441-lpp_source * 7100-03-05-1524-lpp_source * 7100-03-01-1341-spot * 7100-03-02-1412-spot * 7100-03-03-1415-spot * 7100-03-04-1441-spot * 7100-03-05-1524-spot

Recommendation: create all the lpp_source with the simage attribute to avoid ambiguity.

$ lsnim -l 7100-03-05-1524-lpp_source
7100-03-05-1524-lpp_source:
   class       = resources
   type        = lpp_source
   arch        = power
   Rstate      = ready for use
   prev_state  = unavailable for use
   location    = /export/nim/lpp_source/7100-03-05-1524
   simages     = yes
   alloc_count = 1
   server      = master

Here are a few examples of recipes using nimclient:

aix_nimclient "updating to latest available sp" do
  installp_flags "aXYg"
  lpp_source "latest_sp"
  fixes "update_all"
  action :cust
end

aix_nimclient "installing filesets from the latest available tl" do
  installp_flags "aXYg"
  lpp_source "latest_tl"
  filesets ["openssh.base.client","openssh.base.server","openssh.license"]
  action :cust
end

aix_nimclient "installing filesets from the next sp" do
  installp_flags "aXYg"
  lpp_source "next_sp"
  filesets ["security.pkcs11.tools"]
  action :cust
end

aix_nimclient "installing filesets" do
  installp_flags "aXYg"
  lpp_source "latest_sp"
  filesets ["Java6_64.samples"]
  action :cust
end

aix_nimclient "reset" do
  action :reset
end

aix_nimclient "deallocate" do
  action :deallocate
end

aix_nimclient "set date to nimmaster value" do
  action :set_date
end

aix_nimclient "disable push operations" do
  action :disable_push
end

aix_nimclient "enable push operations" do
  action :enable_push
end

aix_nimclient "maintbooting client" do
  spot "7100-03-01-1341-spot"
  action :maint_boot
end

aix_nimclient "bos_inst client" do
  spot "7100-03-01-1341-spot"
  lpp_source "7100-03-01-1341-lpp_source"
  action :bos_inst
end

aix_nimclient "allocating resources" do
  installp_bundle "toolbox-installp_bundle"
  lpp_source "7100-03-01-1341-lpp_source"
  spot "7100-03-01-1341-spot"
  action :allocate
end

Parameters:

  • spot (optional) - name of the spot
  • lpp_source (optional) - name of the lpp_source
  • installp_bundle (optional) - name of the installp_bundle
  • filesets - list of filesets to install
  • fixes - fixe to install
  • installp_flags - flags used for installp

Actions:

  • allocate - create (and update if needed) a bos instance
  • deallocate - remove a standby bos
  • cust - update all already create bos
  • enable_push - allow push operation from client
  • disable_push - disable push operation from client
  • set_date - set date to that of the nim master
  • enable_crypto - enable secure nimsh
  • disable_crypto - disable secure nimsh
  • reset - reset the client
  • bos_inst - enable bos_install installation (you need to reboot the virtual machine after that)
  • maint_boot - ennable maintenance boot (you need to reboot the virtual machine after that)

bootlist

Change AIX bootlist. Example:

aix_bootlist 'invalidate normal mode bootlist' do
  action :invalidate
  mode :normal
end

aix_bootlist 'set normal and service bootlist on hdisk0' do
  mode :both
  devices ["hdisk0"]
end

aix_bootlist 'set bootlist for normal mode' do
  mode :normal
  devices ["hdisk0","hdisk1"]
  device_options("hdisk0" => "pathid=0", "hdisk1" => "pathid=0,1")
end

Parameters:

  • mode (mandatory) (no default) - must be :both, :normal or :service
  • devices (no default) - List boot devices to setup
  • device_options (optional) (default false) - Specify boot options for specific device

Actions:

  • update - update bootlist
  • invalidate - invalidate the bootlist

altdisk

Create an alternate disk on a free disk Update an existing alternate disk

aix_altdisk "cloning rootvg by name hdisk3" do
  type :name
  value "hdisk3"
end

aix_altdisk "cloning rootvg by size 66560" do
  type :size
  value "66560"
end

aix_altdisk "cloning rootvg by size 66561" do
  type :size
  value "66561"
end

aix_altdisk "cloning rootvg by auto" do
  type :auto
  value "bigger"
  action :create
  altdisk_name "myvg"
end

aix_altdisk "cleanup alternate rootvg" do
  action :cleanup
  altdisk_name "rootvg_alt"
end

aix_altdisk "altdisk_by_auto" do
  type :auto
  value "bigger"
  change_bootlist true
  action :create
end

aix_altdisk "altdisk_wake_up" do
  action :wakeup
end

aix_altdisk "altdisk_update" do
  image_location "/mnt/7100-03-05-1524"
  action :customize
end

aix_altdisk "altdisk_sleep" do
  action :sleep
end

aix_altdisk "rename altdisk" do
  new_altdisk_name "altdisk_vg"
  action :rename
end

Parameters:

  • type (optional) - size (choose the disk on which creating the alternate disk by it's size in MB)
  • type (optional) - name (choose the disk on which creating the alternate disk by it's name)
  • type (optional) - auto (automatically choose the disk on which creating the rootvg)
  • value (optional) - bigger (if type is auto choose a disk bigger than the current rootvg size)
  • value (optional) - equal (if type is auto choose a disk with the exact same size of the rootvg size)
  • value (optional) - size or name (if type is size or name it's the size or the exact name of the disk)
  • altdisk_name (optional) - name of the alternate disk to create
  • change_bootlist (optional) (default false) - change the bootlist to boot to the new alternate disk
  • image_location (optional) - directory containing filesets used for the cust operation
  • new_altdisk_name (optional) - new name use for rename action
  • reset_devices, (optional) kind_of: [TrueClass, FalseClass], default: false - Performs a device reset on the target. This causes the alternate disk install to not retain any user-defined device configurations.
  • remain_nimclient, (optional) kind_of: [TrueClass, FalseClass], default: false - /.rhosts and /etc/niminfo files are copied to the file system

Actions:

  • create - create an alternate rootvg disk
  • cleanup - cleanup an alternate rootvg disk
  • wakeup - wakeup an alternate rootvg disk
  • rename - rename an alterante rootvg disk
  • sleep - put an alternate rootvg in sleep
  • customize - customiz an alternate rootvg (update)

fixes

Install and remove fixes Example:

aix_fixes "removing all fixes" do
  fixes ["all"]
  action :remove
end

aix_fixes "installing fixes" do
  fixes ["IV75031s5a.150716.71TL03SP05.epkg.Z", "IV77596s5a.150930.71TL03SP05.epkg.Z"]
  directory "/root/chefclient"
  action :install
end

aix_fixes "removing fix IV75031s5a" do
  fixes ["IV75031s5a", "IV77596s5a"]
  action :remove
end

Parameters:

  • fixes (mandatory) - Array of fixes to install or remove
  • directory (optional) - Directory where stands the fixes to install

Actions:

  • install - install fixes
  • remove - remove fixes

volume_group

Create or modify a LVM volume group

# Create volume groupe 'datavg1' with 2 disks
aix_volume_group 'datavg1' do
  physical_volumes          ['hdisk1', 'hdisk2']
  action :create
end

# Modify existing volume groupe 'datavg1' and add new disk
aix_volume_group 'datavg1' do
  physical_volumes          ['hdisk1', 'hdisk2', 'hdisk3']
  action :create
end

# Create a volume group called `datavg2` comprising 3 disks and assign them to a mirror pool.
aix_volume_group 'datavg2' do
  physical_volumes ['hdisk4', 'hdisk5', 'hdisk6']
  mirror_pool_name   'copy0pool'
  action :create
end

# Add a disk as a hot spare to the same `datavg3` volume group
aix_volume_group 'datavg3' do
  physical_volumes ['hdisk7']
  use_as_hot_spare   'y'
  action :add
end

Parameters: * name: Name of the volume group * physical_volumes: The device or list of devices to use as physical volumes (if they haven't already been initialized as * physical volumes, they will be initialized automatically) *use_as_hot_spare: (optional) Sets the sparing characteristics of the physical volume such that it can be used as a hot spare. Legal values are "y" or "n". "y" marks the disk as a hot spare within the volume group it belongs to. "n" removes the disk from the hot spare pool for the volume group. *mirror_pool_name`: (optional) Assigns or reassigns the disk to the named mirror pool. The mirror pool is created if it does not exist already Mirror pool names can only contain alphanumeric characters, may not be longer than 15 characters, must be unique in the volume group.

Actions: * create - (default) Creates or modify a volume group

logical_volume

Create or modify a LVM logical volume

# create logical volume 'home' of 512MB with 2 copies in volume group 'datavg'
aix_logical_volume 'home' do
  group 'datavg'
  size   512 //  MB
  copies 2
  action :create
end

Parameters: * name: Name of the logical volume * volume_group: Volume group in which to create the new logical volume (not required if the volume is declared inside of an lvm_volume_group block) * size: Minimum size of the logical volume in MB. The actual size allocated my be slightly greater. * copies: (optional) Number of copies of each logical partition. Legal values are 1, 2, 3

Actions: * create - (default) Creates or modifies an AIX JFS2 logical volume

filesystem

Create, modify, mount or defrag a LVM filesystem

# create filesystem of 256Mb in '/lvm/folder1' on logical volume 'part1'
aix_filesystem '/lvm/folder1' do
  logical 'part1'
  size   '256M'
  action :create
end

# mount '/lvm/folder1' filesystem
aix_filesystem '/lvm/folder1' do
  action :mount
end

# defrag '/lvm/folder1' filesystem
aix_filesystem '/lvm/folder1' do
  action :defragfs
end

# umount '/lvm/folder1' filesystem
aix_filesystem '/lvm/folder1' do
  action :umount
end

Parameters: * name: Mount point of the filesystem * logical: Specifies an existing logical volume on which to make the filesystem * size: Size of the filesystem. It's can be a set of 512k blocks, a size in M or a size in G

Actions: * create: (default) Creates or modifies a filesystem * mount: Mount a filesystem * umount: Unmount a filesystem * defragfs: Defrag a filesystem

wpar

Manage wpar

install aix-wpar gem

The cookbook itself will install the aix-wpar gem if the system as internet access.

Else you need to download the gem file here. And install the package on the AIX system: bash /opt/chef/embedded/bin/gem install /tmp/aix-wpar-0.1.0.gem

recipe example

aix_wpar 'create wpar' do
  action :create
  name 'testwpar'
  hostname 'testwpar'
  cpu '10%-50%,100%'
  live_stream true
  autostart true
end

aix_wpar 'stop wpar' do
 action :stop
 name 'testwpar'
 live_stream true
end

aix_wpar 'sync wpar' do
 action :sync
 name 'testwpar'
end

aix_wpar 'delete wpar' do
 action :delete
 name 'testwpar2'
end

Parameters:

  • name: WPAR name
  • hostname: specify wpar hostname(can be different of wpar name)
  • address: ip address to use if no entry in /etc/hosts or DNS.
  • interface: network interface to use
  • rootvg: to build a rootvg wpar
  • rootvg_disk: hdisk to use for rootvg wpar
  • wparvg: volume group to use for system wpar. Default: rootvg
  • backupimage: backup image to restore when building wpar
  • cpu: resource control CPU. Example: 10%-50%,100%
  • memory: resource control memory.
  • autostart: auto start wpar at boot.
  • live_stream: live stream wpar commands output

Actions:

  • create - create a wpar
  • delete - delete a wpar
  • start - start a wpar
  • stop- stop a wpar
  • sync- synchronize software between system and wpar

  • reset_all - reset all tunables to default

License and Authors

Copyright 2008-2016, Chef Software, Inc.
Copyright 2015-2016, Alain Dejoux <adejoux@djouxtech.net>
Copyright 2015-2016, Benoit Creau <benoit.creau@chmod666.org>
Copyright 2015-2016, Bloomberg Finance L.P.
Copyright 2016, Atos <jerome.hurstel@atos.net>
Copyright 2016, International Business Machines Corporation

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

    http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.

aix Cookbook CHANGELOG

This file is used to list changes made in each version of the aix cookbook.

2.0.0 (2017-11-08)

  • chdev, chsec, no, subserver, tcpservice, and tunables converted to custom resources. This increases the minimum required chef-client version to 12.7. Thanks Mike Sgarbossa
  • Chef 13 compatibility fixes. Thanks Mike Sgarbossa
  • Added new suma, nim and flrtvc resources. Thanks V. Robin
  • Add Availability to download updates for a specific Service Pack without giving a list of NIM client machines. Thanks ponceta-jm
  • inittab converted to a custom resource. Thanks lamont
  • Fixed license string to be a SPDX standard license string
  • Fixes and improved logging in the fixes resource
  • Added a nim_master_setup recipe
  • Added a nim_master_setup_standalone recipe

1.2.1 (2017-03-02)

  • Fix missing attributes for aix_altdisk
  • Update testing to use delivery local
  • Cookstyle fixes

1.2.0 (2016-10-20)

  • Fix failures if the wpars gem is missing and dynamically install it instead
  • add suma resource
  • add nim resource
  • add lvm resource
  • Moved testing / example cookbooks out of the recipes directory and into an examples directory
  • Use the shell_out! helper to provide proper logging of output
  • Testing improvements for foodcritic and Cookstyle
  • Add ChefSpec matchers
  • Clarify that we need Chef 12.1+

1.1.0 (2016-08-30)

  • Added test Kitchen support with kitchen-wpar
  • Added new wpar custom resource and wpar recipe
  • Added new volume_group custom resource
  • Added new pagingspace custom resource
  • Added chef_version to the metadata and clarified that we require Chef 12+
  • Added -U to chdev (hot_change parameter)
  • Fixed chomp on nil error
  • Fixed hash key symbol not found error
  • Fixed errors from parsing inetd.conf
  • Fixing minor bug for follows attribute
  • Fixed bug in niminit remove action
  • Added integration testing with kitchen-wpar
  • Added linting with Cookstyle and resolved warnings

1.0.0 (2016-04-04)

  • Added a new tunable custom resource. See the readme for usage details
  • Added a new bootlist custom resource. See the readme for usage details
  • Added a new altdisk custom resource. See the readme for usage details
  • Added a new subsystem custom resource.
  • Updated Travis CI to test using ChefDK
  • Added a standard rubocop.yml and resolved issues
  • Added the full Apache 2.0 license file
  • Added testing and contributing docs
  • Added a Gemfile with testing dependencies
  • Added a long_description to the metadata
  • Added Chef 11 compatibility check to issues_url and source_url in the metadata

0.1.0

  • Added significantly more resources to the cookbook (@chmod666)

0.0.2

  • Remove deprecated #each from providers; replace with #each_line
  • Upgrade some packages, particularly bash to remediate shellshock
  • Fix missing include in provider

0.0.1

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