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HP-UX Portable Image

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Product details and specifications

The HP-UX Portable Image Product allows an HP-UX OS image to be moved and executed on another set of hardware. After the move, the HP-UX Portable Image product automatically modifies the HP-UX network instance numbers so that it matches the hardware environment of the new machine. All applications will continue to run as if they were still executing on the old machine.

Features and benefits:

  • Automatic network instance number modification
    • When an HPUX OS image is moved to run on a new machine, the HP-UX Portable Image product maps the network instance numbers in the HPUX OS image with the new hardware configuration to match the old hardware.
    • After the OS image is running on the new machine. The administrator does not have to modify any configuration files in order for applications run like before.

Requirements and restrictions:

The HP-UX Portable Image Product is restricted for use with the field upgrades of the BL860c-i2, BL870c-i2, and BL890c-i2 machines.

Additional product information
Product #: HPUXPI
Version: B.11.31.1103
Software specification: HP-UX 11.31(HPPortableImage_B.11.31.1103_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA.depot)