AIX 5.3 5300-12 Service Pack 7 released!

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AIX 5.3 5300-12 Service Pack 7

AIX 5.3 5300-12
Service Pack 7
January 4, 2013


What is AIX 5300-12-07

Service Packs contain important fixes delivered between Technology Levels. 5300-12-07 is Service Pack 7 for the 5300-12 Technology Level.


How to Obtain AIX 5300-12-07

AIX 5300-12 Service Pack 7 may be obtained from the Fix packs section of the Fix Central web site, or by ordering APAR IV31957.This service pack requires the IBM Service Extension for IBM AIX V5.3. For more information please read:



Installation Tips

  • You must have root authority to perform the installation.
  • Creating a system backup is recommended before starting the installation procedure. Refer to the mksysb command in the AIX 5.3 Commands Reference manual for additional information.
  • The latest AIX 5.3 installation hints and tips are available from IBM My Notifications.
    These tips contain important information that should be reviewed prior to installation.


To install all updates from this package that apply to installed filesets on your system, use the command:smit update_allA system reboot is required after the installation completes successfully.To determine if the 5300-12 Service Pack 7 is installed, use the command:

oslevel -sThe output should indicate 5300-12-07-1241.


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