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Software Distributor

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Software Distributor (SD) is the standard low-level tool set for working with HP-UX software packages. It is a central component of the HP-UX administration tool set used to deliver, install, update, and maintain HP-UX operating system and application software. You can use SD for packaging, installing, copying, listing, removing, and verifying software.

SD is delivered as part of HP-UX, and ongoing releases of SD are available from the Web (Software Depot), the Application Release (AR) media, the Operating Environment (OE) media, and as HP-UX patches.

What is new in this release?

This release includes defect fixes.

Software Distributor documents are available on HPSC website at

March 2014


Additional product information
Product #: SD     
Additional info
Version: HP-UX 11i v1/v2/v3
Software specification: HP-UX 11.11 (SD_B.11.11.0909.340_HP-UX_B.11.11_32_64.depot)
HP-UX 11.23 (SD_B.11.23.1003.346_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.23 (SD_B.11.23.1009.352_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (SD_B.11.31.1009.352_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (SD_B.11.31.1203.373_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (SD_B.11.31.1209.382_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (SD_B.11.31.1303.390_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (SD_B.11.31.1303.500_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31(SD_B.11.31.1403.401_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)