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Prepare the AIX OS in a clustered environment

  1. Prepare AIX systems for installation

  2. Set file descriptor limit...

      ulimit -n 10240

  3. For IBM GPFS file sharing, set inodes limit...

      mmchfs /dev/gpfs1nsd -F 250000

    /dev/gpfs1nsd is the portal installation file system.

  4. Set maximum file size. Set higher than largest anticipated upload to WCM.

      ulimit -f max_file_size

  5. To use install GUI tool, configure X server on AIX (for example X-Windows or GNOME). Not required if installing with a response file.

Parent: Set up a cluster on AIX
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