Posted on 2006-03-31
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
i use vxlicrep to make sure veritas volume manger is installed or not.

on host HP-UX,
vxlicrep works fine, it is found in /usr/sbin  

on host Solaris,
vxlicrep does not work, it is not found in /usr/sbin
however, veritas is installed in solaris, because i can see vxdiskunsetup, /etc/vx/bin/vxdiskunsetup
how can i find on solaris whether veritas volume manger is installed or not...

can i use generalize method for all host
Question by:perlperl
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    Accepted Solution

    You can find where it is installed by doing the following:

    cd /var/sadm/install
    grep vxlicrep contents
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    Assisted Solution

    or, to see what Veritas licenses you do have on a Solaris host, including VXVM and VXFS:

    /usr/sbin/vxlicense -p

    (not sure if this requires admin or root privileges)
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    Assisted Solution

    pkginfo | grep VRTS is your answer.
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    Expert Comment

    To see the version of Volume Manager:

    pkginfo -l VRTSvxvm

    Author Comment

    pkginfo does not woeks for all type of OS
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Hanno Schröder
    a) pkginfo works for all types of Unix System V.4
    b) Depending on Veritas' version you may use "vxlicense -p" or "vxlicrep"
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