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HP-UX Network Configuration Tool

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The Network Interfaces Configuration and Network Services Configuration product (bundle name, NetworkConf) is used to configure and manage network interfaces and network services on a HP-UX system. These two plug-ins can be launched from the HPE System Management Homepage (HPE SMH).

The Network Interfaces Configuration and Network Services Configuration product is the Networking and Communications functional area that was available in the System Administration Manager (SAM). SAM is deprecated in HP-UX 11i v3 and moving forward will be unavailable.

Network Interfaces Configuration

Network Interfaces Configuration tool is used for configuring APA, NIC, RDMA, VLAN, Tunnel, HyperFabric, and X.25 interfaces. Network Interfaces Configuration provides the following features:

  • The NIC tab enables the user to manage network interface cards. It auto detects LAN interfaces if they are installed on the system. When you install LAN drivers, Network Interfaces Configuration automatically detects the interfaces and makes it available for you to configure the interface. You need not install additional patches to configure the interface.
  • The APA tab enables the user to manage link aggregates.
  • The RDMA tab enables the user to reset RDMA interfaces and perform Critical Resource Analysis (CRA) on a selected RDMA interface.
  • The VLAN tab enables the user to manage virtual LANs.
  • The Tunnels tab enables the user to configure and manage tunnel interfaces.
  • The HyperFabric tab enables the user to start and stop HyperFabric on the node, and configure and manage HyperFabric network interface cards.

Network Interfaces Configuration provides a web-based graphical user interface (GUI) and a text user interface (TUI).

Network Services Configuration

Network Services Configuration tool is used for configuring various network services. Network Services Configuration comprises the following components:

  • Bootable Devices
    • Fixed-Address Devices Booting From this Server
    • DHCP Device Groups Booting From this Server
    • Devices for which Boot Requests are Relayed to Remote Servers
  • DHCPv6
    • Configuring Default DHCPv6 Client Settings
    • Configuring DHCPv6 Server
    • Configuring a Host to act as a DHCPv6 Relay Agent
    • Configuring DHCPv6 Relay Interface Mappings
    • Configuring DHCPv6 Address Pools
    • Configuring DHCPv6 Client Duid Groups
    • Configuring DHCPv6 Device Groups
  • DNS
    • DNS Local Name Server
    • DNS Resolver
  • Hosts
    • Local Hosts File
    • NIS Hosts Map
  • Name Service Switch
  • Network Services
  • NIS
  • Route
  • Networked File Systems
    • Automounted Remote File System
    • Local Netgroups
    • NIS Netgroups
    • Share/Unshare File Systems(Export FS)
  • System Access
    • Internet Services
    • Remote Logins
  • Time
    • NTP Broadcasting
    • NTP Network Time Sources
    • System Clock
  • Network News
    • Inbound Newsfeeds
    • Outbound Newsfeeds


In the HP-UX 11i v3 release, Share/Unshare File Systems provides a web-based graphical user interface and a text user interface. All other components provide X-Window based user interface.

 
Additional product information
Product #: NetworkConfig     
Additional info
Version: B.11.31.04
Software specification: HP-UX 11i v3(NetworkConf_B.11.31.04_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
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