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HP-UX Disks and File Systems

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The Disks and File Systems (fsweb, bundle FileSystems) tool is a single-system tool for managing logical volumes, volume groups, disks, file systems, paging devices, and backup & recovery of file systems, on systems running on HP-UX 11i v2 and HP-UX 11i v3.

The Disks and File Systems tool supports the following file systems:

  • Cache File System (CFS)
  • Compact Disc File System (CDFS)
  • Common Internet File System (CIFS)
  • Hierarchical File System (HFS)
  • Network File System (NFS)
  • Veritas File System (VxFS)


The Disks and File Systems tool is available through HP System Management Homepage (HP SMH) and, it can be also opened from HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM). The tool provides web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI) and Text User Interface (TUI). The GUI and the TUI enable you to preview commands before executing a task.


For additional information about this product, see the following:

  • Disks and File Systems help
  • fsweb(1M), sam(1M) and smh(1M) manpages

What is new in this release?

For 11i v3

This release of the product includes the following defect fixes.

QXCR1001434332: fsweb uses a mixture of /disk and /cdisk DSF causing inconsistent VG config.

QXCR1001346016: Disks and FileSystems missing volume group in Serviceguard cluster. Details: This fix resolves the issue of system behaviour as expected and displaying a correct representation of the volume groups on the system.

QXCR1001369283: SMH TUI does not handle “TB”

Details:This fix resolves the issue of of SMH TUI, which was not handling “TB” unit as reported by, “/usr/sam/ lbin/fslist”.

For 11i v2

This release includes the following defects fix:

QXCR1001110963: fsweb does not display all physical volumes.

Details: This fix resolves the issue of not displaying all physical volumes associated with a volume group, if one of the associated physical volume is multipathed.

For more information about the current product changes, see HP System Management Homepage Release Notes available at and HP-UX 11i Version 3 March 2016 Release Notes available at

Additional product information
Product #: FileSystems     
Additional info
Version: B.11.31.26/B.11.23.05
Software specification: HP-UX 11i v3 (FileSystems_B.11.31.26_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11i v2 (FileSystems_B.11.23.05_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11i v3 March 2016 Release Notes (803827-002.pdf)