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versionInfo command

The versionInfo command generates a report that includes a list of installed fix packs and interim fixes.


Product version information

The versionInfo tool displays important data about the product and its installed fix packs and interim fixes, such as the build version and build date. This tool is particularly useful when working with support personnel to determine the cause of any problem.

Product version reports:

The following report-generation scripts display installed product information:


Location of the command file

(iSeries) app_server_root/bin/versionInfo

(AIX) (HPUX) (Linux) (Solaris) app_server_root/bin/versionInfo.sh

(Windows) app_server_root\bin\versionInfo.bat

(ZOS) app_server_root/bin/versionInfo.sh


Syntax for the versionInfo command

The command syntax is:

(iSeries)

./versionInfo [ -format text | html ]
            [ -file file_name ]
            [ -long ]
            [ -fixpacks ]
            [ -fixpackDetail ]
            [ -ifixes ]
            [ -ifixDetail ] 
            [ -maintenancePackages (deprecated)]
            [ -maintenancePackageDetail (deprecated)]
            [ -components ] (deprecated and performs no action)
            [ -componentDetail ] (deprecated and performs no action)

versionInfo [ -help | /help | -? | /? | -usage ]
(AIX) (HPUX) (Linux) (Solaris)
./versionInfo.sh [ -format text | html ]
               [ -file file_name ]
               [ -long ]
               [ -fixpacks ]
               [ -fixpackDetail ]
               [ -ifixes ]
               [ -ifixDetail ] 
               [ -maintenancePackages (deprecated)]
               [ -maintenancePackageDetail (deprecated)]
               [ -components ] (deprecated and performs no action)
               [ -componentDetail ] (deprecated and performs no action)

versionInfo [ -help | /help | -? | /? | -usage ]
(Windows)
versionInfo [ -format text | html ]
            [ -file file_name ]
            [ -long ]
            [ -fixpacks ]
            [ -fixpackDetail ]
            [ -ifixes ]
            [ -ifixDetail ] 
            [ -maintenancePackages (deprecated)]
            [ -maintenancePackageDetail (deprecated)]
            [ -components ] (deprecated and performs no action)
            [ -componentDetail ] (deprecated and performs no action)

versionInfo [ -help | /help | -? | /? | -usage ]
(ZOS)
versionInfo.sh [ -format text | html ]
            [ -file file_name ]
            [ -long ]
            [ -fixpacks ]
            [ -fixpackDetail ]
            [ -ifixes ]
            [ -ifixDetail ] 
            [ -maintenancePackages (deprecated)]
            [ -maintenancePackageDetail (deprecated)]
            [ -components ] (deprecated and performs no action)
            [ -componentDetail ] (deprecated and performs no action)

versionInfo [ -help | /help | -? | /? | -usage ]

Issue the command from the bin directory of app_server_root.


Parameters

-? or /?

Displays command syntax.

-components

This parameter is deprecated and performs no action.

-componentDetail

This parameter is deprecated and performs no action.

-file file_name

Output file name. The report goes to standard output (stdout) by default.

-fixpacks

Adds a list of applied fixpacks to the report.

-fixpackDetail

Adds details about applied fixpacks to the report.

-format text | html

Selects the format of the report. The default is text.

-help or /help

Displays command syntax.

-ifixes

Adds a list of applied interim fixes to the report.

-ifixDetail

Adds details about applied interim fixes to the report.

-long

Creates the long version of the report.

-maintenancePackageDetail

This option is deprecated, and it performs an action that is equivalent to -fixpackDetail plus -ifixDetail.

-maintenancePackages

This option is deprecated, and it performs an action that is equivalent to -fixpacks plus -ifixes.

-usage

Displays command syntax.


Report description

The versionInfo command reports the following information:


Installation information

Display the following general information about the current installation:


Product list information

Display a list of installed WebSphere products:


Installed product information

This information and the other information descriptions are hierarchal for each installed product, installed fix packs and interim fixes, and included APARs.

This section of the report displays the following information:


Installed fix pack information

Display the general fix pack information:


Installed interim fix information

Display the general interim fix information:


Included APARs information

Display the list of APARs fixed by this fix pack or interim fix.