P1216 - False Alerts on Network Cards on IBM AIX

Jun 22, 2011
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.6.00,1.6.01,1.7,1.7.01

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Connectors for IBM AIX

Should you install this patch?

Apply this patch if you are receiving false alerts on network ports on IBM AIX servers

What does it fix?

All Driver Flag lines are now searched to determine status. Previously only the first line was analyzed, which resulted in false alerts when additional flags were added, usually "Debug".

How to install the patch?

Copy the following files to the $PATROL_HOME/lib/MS_HW_hdf directory on the managed server:

  • MS_HW_IBMAIX.hdf
Re-initialize Hardware Sentry for the patch to take effect. Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.