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 swconfig(1M)							swconfig(1M)

      swconfig - configure, unconfigure, or reconfigure installed software

      swconfig [-p] [-u] [-v] [-c catalog] [-C session_file]
	   [-f software_file] [-J jobid] [-Q date] [-S session_file]
	   [-t target_file] [-x option=value] [-X option_file]
	   [software_selections] [@ target_selections]

	   +  This command supports operation on remote systems. See Remote
	      Operation below.

	   +  swconfig can perform limited interactive operations. See
	      Interactive Operation below.

	   +  For an overview of all SD commands, see the sd(5) man page by
	      typing man 5 sd on the command line.

      The swconfig command configures, unconfigures, or reconfigures
      installed software products for execution on the specified targets.
      The swconfig command transitions software between INSTALLED and
      CONFIGURED states.  Although software is automatically configured as
      part of the swinstall command and unconfigured as part of the swremove
      command, swconfig lets you configure or unconfigure software
      independently when the need arises.

      Configuration primarily involves the execution of vendor-supplied
      configure scripts.  These scripts perform configuration tasks which
      enable the use of the software on the target hosts.  A vendor can also
      supply unconfigure scripts to "undo" the configuration performed by
      the configure script.


	   +  You should execute swconfig when an initial configuration by
	      swinstall failed, was deferred, or needs to be changed.

	   +  With swinstall, you can defer configuration by using the
	      defer_configure default option.

	   +  swinstall does not perform configuration on multiple versions
	      of software.

	   +  The swconfig command only operates on software installed to
	      the primary root file system.

	   +  swinstall and swremove do not run configure or unconfigure
	      scripts when you specify an alternate root directory with
	      those commands.

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      Other features of swconfig include:

	   +  By default, the swconfig command supports only configuration
	      of compatible software.

	   +  If a fileset specifies a prerequisite on other software, that
	      software must be in a "configured" state before the software
	      specifying the dependency will be configured.

	   +  The swconfig command configures multiple versions of a product
	      if you set allow_multiple_versions=true.	The vendor must
	      therefore detect and prevent multiple configured versions in
	      their configure scripts, if that is necessary.

	   +  Configure scripts are useful for software updates and
	      reinstallation, as well as first-time installation.

    Remote Operation
      You can enable Software Distributor (SD) to manage software on remote
      systems.	To let the root user from a central SD controller (also
      called the central management server or manager node) perform
      operations on a remote target (also called the host or agent):

      1)  Install a special HP ServiceControl Manager fileset on the remote
	  systems.  This enables remote operations by automatically setting
	  up the root, host, and template Access Control Lists (ACLs) on the
	  remote machines and permitting root access from the controller
	  system.  To install the fileset, run the following command on each
	  remote system:

	  swinstall -s controller:/var/opt/mx/depot11 AgentConfig.SD-CONFIG


	  +  controller is the name of the central management server.

	  +  If the target is running HP-UX 10.20, use the same command but
	     substitute depot10 for depot11.

	  +  Targets previously set up by SD/OV to be managed by this
	     controller do not need this step.

	  +  SD does not require any other ServiceControl Manager filesets.

      2)  (Optional) Enable the GUI interfaces for remote operations by
	  creating the .sdkey file on the controller.  Use this command:

	  touch /var/adm/sw/.sdkey

	  (This step is not required when you use SD from within the HP
	  ServiceControl Manager.)

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      NOTE: You can also set up remote access by using the swacl(1M) command
      directly on the remote machines to grant root or non-root access to
      users from the controller system.

    Interactive Operation
      swconfig can perform limited interactive operations when the ask
      option is set to true.  This option executes an interactive request
      script.  Request scripts can also be executed by swinstall and swask.
      See the ask=false default option for more information.  See also
      swinstall(1M) and swask(1M).

      swconfig supports the following options:

	   -c catalog	  Specifies the pathname of an exported catalog
			  which stores copies of the response file or files
			  created by a request script (if -x ask=true or -x
			  ask=as_needed).  Response files are also stored in
			  the Installed Products Database.

	   -C session_file
			  Save the current options and operands to
			  session_file.	 You can enter a relative or
			  absolute path with the file name.  The default
			  directory for session files is
			  $HOME/.sw/sessions/.	You can recall a session
			  file with the -S option.

	   -f software_file
			  Read the list of software_selections from
			  software_file instead of (or in addition to) the
			  command line.

	   -J jobid	  Executes the previously scheduled job.  This is
			  the syntax used by the daemon to start the job.

	   -p		  Previews a configuration task by running the
			  session through the analysis phase only.

	   -Q date	  Schedules the job for this date.  You can change
			  the date format by editing the
			  /var/adm/sw/getdate.templ file.

	   -S session_file
			  Execute swconfig based on the options and operands
			  saved from a previous session, as defined in
			  session_file.	 You can save session information to
			  a file with the -C option.

	   -t target_file Read the list of target_selections from
			  target_file instead of (or in addition to) the

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			  command line.

	   -u		  Causes swconfig to unconfigure the software
			  instead of configuring it.

	   -v		  Turns on verbose output to stdout.  (The swconfig
			  logfile is not affected by this option.) Verbose
			  output is enabled by default; see the verbose
			  option below.

	   -x option=value
			  Set the session option to value and override the
			  default value (or a value in an alternate
			  option_file specified with the -X option).
			  Multiple -x options can be specified.

	   -X option_file Read the session options and behaviors from

      Most SD commands support two types of operands: software selections
      followed by target selections.  These operands are separated by the
      "@" (at) character. This syntax implies that the command operates on
      "software selections at targets".

    Software Selections
      The swconfig command supports the following syntax for each



	   +	The = (equals) relational operator lets you specify
		selections with the following shell wildcard and pattern-
		matching notations:

		     [ ], *, ?

	   +	Bundles and subproducts are recursive.	Bundles can contain
		other bundles and subproducts can contain other subproducts.

	   +	The \* software specification selects all products. Use this
		specification with caution.

      The version component has the form:

	   [,r <op> revision][,a <op> arch][,v <op> vendor]
	   [,c <op> category][,q=qualifier][,l=location]
	   [,fr <op> revision][,fa <op> arch]

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	   +	location applies only to installed software and refers to
		software installed to a location other than the default
		product directory.

	   +	fr and fa apply only to filesets.

	   +	The <op> (relational operator) component can be of the form:

		     =, ==, >&gt&gt&gt;=, <&lt&lt&lt;=, <&lt&lt&lt;, >&gt&gt&gt;, or !=

		which performs individual comparisons on dot-separated

		For example, r>&gt&gt&gt;=B.10.00 chooses all revisions greater than
		or equal to B.10.00.  The system compares each dot-separated
		field to find matches.

	   +	The = (equals) relational operator lets you specify
		selections with the shell wildcard and pattern-matching

		     [ ], *, ?, !

		For example, the expression r=1[01].* returns any revision
		in version 10 or version 11.

	   +	All version components are repeatable within a single
		specification (e.g.  r>&gt&gt&gt;=A.12, r<&lt&lt&lt;A.20).	If multiple
		components are used, the selection must match all

	   +	Fully qualified software specs include the r=, a=, and v=
		version components even if they contain empty strings.

	   +	No space or tab characters are allowed in a software

	   +	The software instance_id can take the place of the version
		component. It has the form:


		within the context of an exported catalog, where instance_id
		is an integer that distinguishes versions of products and
		bundles with the same tag.

      The \* software specification selects all products. It is not allowed
      when removing software from the root directory /.

    Target Selections

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       supports this syntax for each target_selection.


      The : (colon) is required if both a host and directory are specified.

    Default Options
      In addition to the standard options, several SD behaviors and policy
      options can be changed by editing the default values found in:

	   /var/adm/sw/defaults		 the system-wide default values.

	   $HOME/.swdefaults		 the user-specific default values.

      Values must be specified in the defaults file using this syntax:


      The optional command_name prefix denotes one of the SD commands. Using
      the prefix limits the change in the default value to that command. If
      you leave the prefix off, the change applies to all commands.

      You can also override default values from the command line with the -x
      or -X options:

	   command -x option=value

	   command -X option_file

      The following section lists all of the keywords supported by the
      swlist commands. If a default value exists, it is listed after the

      The policy options that apply to swconfig are:

	   admin_directory=/var/adm/sw (for normal mode)
	   admin_directory=/var/home/LOGNAME/sw (for nonprivileged mode)
		     The location for SD logfiles and the default parent
		     directory for the installed software catalog.  The
		     default value is /var/adm/sw for normal SD operations.
		     When SD operates in nonprivileged mode (that is, when
		     the run_as_superuser default option is set to true):

		     +	The default value is forced to /var/home/LOGNAME/sw.

		     +	The path element LOGNAME is replaced with the name
			of the invoking user, which SD reads from the system
			password file.

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		     +	If you set the value of this option to HOME/path, SD
			replaces HOME with the invoking user's home
			directory (from the system password file) and
			resolves path relative to that directory.  For
			example, HOME/my_admin resolves to the my_admin
			directory in your home directory.

		     +	If you set the value of the
			installed_software_catalog default option to a
			relative path, that path is resolved relative to the
			value of this option.

		     SD's nonprivileged mode is intended only for managing
		     applications that are specially designed and packaged.
		     This mode cannot be used to manage the HP-UX operating
		     system or patches to it. For a full explanation of
		     nonprivileged SD, see the Software Distributor
		     Administration Guide, available at the
		     http://docs.hp.com web site.

		     See also the installed_software_catalog and
		     run_as_superuser options.

		     Causes the target agent to automatically exit after
		     Execute phase, or after a failed Analysis phase.  This
		     is forced to false when the controller is using an
		     interactive UI, or when -p (preview) is used.  This
		     enhances network reliability and performance.  The
		     default is true - the target agent will automatically
		     exit when appropriate.  If set to false, the target
		     agent will not exit until the controller ends the

		     Causes a target agent to exit if it has been inactive
		     for the specified time.  This can be used to make
		     target agents more quickly detect lost network
		     connections since RPC can take as long as 130 minutes
		     to detect a lost connection. The recommended value is
		     the longest period of inactivity expected in your
		     environment. For command line invocation, a value
		     between 10 minutes and 60 minutes is suitable. A value
		     of 60 minutes or more is recommended when the GUI will
		     be used. The default of 10000 is slightly less than 7

		     Requires that the software products which are being
		     configured be "compatible" with the target selections.
		     (All of the target selections must match the list of

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		     supported systems defined for each selected product.)
		     If set to true, target compatibility is not enforced.

		     Prevents the configuration of another, independent
		     version of a product when a version already is
		     configured at the target.

		     If set to true, another version of an existing product
		     can be configured in its new location.  Multiple
		     versions can only be installed if a product is
		     locatable.	 Multiple configured versions will not work
		     unless the product supports it.

	   ask=false When ask=true, executes a request script, which asks
		     for a user response. If ask=as_needed, the swask
		     command first determines if a response file already
		     exists in the control directory and executes the
		     request script only when a response file is absent.

		     If set to ask=true, or ask=as_needed, you can use the
		     -c catalog option to specify the pathname of an
		     exported catalog to store copies of the response file
		     or files created by the request script.

		     See swask(1M) for more information on request scripts.

		     Controls automatic job removal of completed jobs.	If
		     the job is automatically removed, job information (job
		     status or controller/agent logfiles) cannot be queried
		     with swjob.

		     Controls the automatic selection of prerequisite,
		     corequisite, and exrequisite software that is not
		     explicitly selected by the user.  This option does not
		     apply to swconfig -u.  The default is: true.  The
		     requisite software will be automatically selected for
		     configuration.  Specifying false causes requisite
		     software, which is not explicitly selected, to not be
		     automatically selected for configuration.

		     Controls the automatic selection of dependent software
		     that is not explicitly selected by the user.  A
		     dependent is the opposite of a requisite.	A dependent
		     fileset has established either a prerequisite or a
		     corequisite on the selected fileset.  Specifying true
		     causes dependent software to be automatically selected
		     for unconfiguration.  The default, false causes

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		     dependent software, which is not explicitly selected,
		     to not be automatically selected for unconfiguration.

		     Determines whether SD commands create compressed INDEX
		     and INFO catalog files when writing to target depots or
		     roots.  The default of false does not create compressed
		     files. When set to true, SD creates compressed and
		     uncompressed INDEX and INFO files. The compressed files
		     are named INDEX.gz and INFO.gz, and reside in the same
		     directories as the uncompressed files.

		     Compressed files can enhance performance on slower
		     networks, although they may increase disk space usage
		     due to a larger Installed Products Database and depot
		     catalog.  SD controllers and target agents for HP-UX
		     11.01 and higher automatically load the compressed
		     INDEX and INFO files from the source agent when:

		     +	The source agent supports this feature.

		     +	INDEX.gz or INFO.gz exist on the source depot.

		     +	INDEX.gz or INFO.gz are not older than the
			corresponding uncompressed INDEX or INFO files.

		     The uncompressed INDEX or INFO file is accessed by the
		     source agent if any problem occurs when accessing,
		     transferring, or uncompressing the INDEX.gz or INFO.gz

		     Location of a depot for the controller to access to
		     resolve selections. This has no effect on which sources
		     the target uses. Specify this as host, /path, or
		     host:/path. Useful for reducing network traffic between
		     controller and target.

		     Requires that all dependencies specified by the
		     software_selections be resolved at the

		     The swconfig, command will not proceed unless the
		     dependencies have also been selected or already exist
		     at the target in the correct state (INSTALLED or
		     CONFIGURED).  This prevents unusable software from
		     being configured on the system.

		     If set to false, dependencies will still be checked,
		     but not enforced.	Corequisite dependencies, if not

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		     enforced, may keep the selected software from working
		     properly. Prerequisite and exrequisite dependencies, if
		     not enforced, may cause the configuration to fail.

		     Controls the handling of errors generated by scripts.
		     If true, and the vendor-supplied script returns an
		     error, the configure or unconfigure operation stops. An
		     error message appears reporting that the execution
		     phase failed. If false, swconfig attempts to continue
		     operation. A warning message appears reporting that the
		     execution succeeded.

		     Defines the directory path where the Installed Products
		     Database (IPD) is stored.	This information describes
		     installed software.  When set to an absolute path, this
		     option defines the location of the IPD.  When this
		     option contains a relative path, the SD controller
		     appends the value to the value specified by the
		     admin_directory option to determine the path to the
		     IPD.  For alternate roots, this path is resolved
		     relative to the location of the alternate root.  This
		     option does not affect where software is installed,
		     only the IPD location.

		     This option permits the simultaneous installation and
		     removal of multiple software applications by multiple
		     users or multiple processes, with each application or
		     group of applications using a different IPD.

		     Caution: use a specific installed_software_catalog to
		     manage a specific application.  SD does not support
		     multiple descriptions of the same application in
		     multiple IPDs.

		     See also the admin_directory and run_as_superuser
		     options, which control SD's nonprivileged mode.  (This
		     mode is intended only for managing applications that
		     are specially designed and packaged.  This mode cannot
		     be used to manage the HP-UX operating system or patches
		     to it.  For a full explanation of nonprivileged SD, see
		     the Software Distributor Administration Guide,
		     available at the http://docs.hp.com web site.)

		     This is an ASCII string giving a title to a job.  It is
		     displayed along with the job ID to provide additional
		     identifying information about a job when swjob is

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		     Adds numeric identification numbers at the beginning of
		     SD logfile messages:
		     0	(default) No identifiers are attached to messages.
		     1	Adds identifiers to ERROR messages only.
		     2	Adds identifiers to ERROR and WARNING messages.
		     3	Adds identifiers to ERROR, WARNING, and NOTE
		     4	Adds identifiers to ERROR, WARNING, NOTE, and
			certain other informational messages.

		     Controls the amount of detail written to the logfile.
		     When set to true, this option adds detailed task
		     information (such as options specified, progress
		     statements, and additional summary information) to the
		     logfile. This information is in addition to log
		     information controlled by the loglevel option.

		     See loglevel below and the sd(5) manual page, by typing
		     man5sd, for more information.

		     This is the default command log file for the swconfig

		     Controls the log level for the events logged to the
		     command logfile, the target agent logfile, and the
		     source agent logfile. This information is in addition
		     to the detail controlled by the logdetail option. (See
		     logdetail above and the sd(5) manual page, by typing
		     man 5 sd , for more information.) A value of

		     0	 provides no information to the logfile.
		     1	 enables verbose logging to the logfiles.
		     2	 enables very verbose logging to the logfiles.

		     By default, the swconfig command attempts to
		     automatically mount all filesystems in the /etc/fstab
		     file at the beginning of the analysis phase, to ensure
		     that all listed filesystems are mounted before
		     proceeding.  This policy helps to ensure that files are
		     not loaded into a directory that may be below a future
		     mount point.

		     If set to false, the mount operation is not attempted,
		     and no check of the current mounts is performed.

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		     Prevents software which is already in the CONFIGURED
		     state from being reconfigured.  If set to true,
		     CONFIGURED software can be reconfigured.

	   rpc_binding_info=ncacn_ip_tcp:[2121] ncadg_ip_udp:[2121]
		     Defines the protocol sequence(s) and endpoint(s) on
		     which the daemon listens and on which the other
		     commands use to contact the daemon.  If the connection
		     fails for one protocol sequence, the next is attempted.
		     SD supports both the tcp (ncacn_ip_tcp:[2121]) and udp
		     (ncadg_ip_udp:[2121]) protocol sequence on most

		     Relative length of the communications timeout. This is
		     a value in the range from 0 to 9 and is interpreted by
		     the DCE RPC.  Higher values mean longer times; you may
		     need a higher value for a slow or busy network.  Lower
		     values will give faster recognition on attempts to
		     contact hosts that are not up, or are not running the
		     swagentd.	Each value is approximately twice as long as
		     the preceding value.  A value of 5 is about 30 seconds
		     for the ncadg_ip_udp protocol sequence.

		     This option controls SD's nonprivileged mode.  This
		     option is ignored (treated as true) when the invoking
		     user is super-user.

		     When set to the default value of true, SD operations
		     are performed normally, with permissions for operations
		     either granted to a local super-user or set by SD ACLs.
		     (See swacl(1M) for details on ACLs.)

		     When set to false and the invoking user is local and is
		     not super-user, nonprivileged mode is invoked:

		     +	Permissions for operations are based on the user's
			file system permissions.

		     +	SD ACLs are ignored.

		     +	Files created by SD have the uid and gid of the
			invoking user, and the mode of created files is set
			according to the invoking user's umask.

		     SD's nonprivileged mode is intended only for managing
		     applications that are specially designed and packaged.
		     This mode cannot be used to manage the HP-UX operating
		     system or patches to it. For a full explanation of

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		     nonprivileged SD, see the Software Distributor
		     Administration Guide, available at the
		     http://docs.hp.com web site.

		     See also the admin_directory and
		     installed_software_catalog options.

		     If no target_selections are specified, select the local
		     host as the target of the command.

	   software= Defines the default software_selections.  There is no
		     supplied default.	If there is more than one software
		     selection, they must be separated by spaces.

	   targets=  Defines the default target_selections.  There is no
		     supplied default (see select_local above).	 If there is
		     more than one target selection, they must be separated
		     by spaces.

	   verbose=1 Controls the verbosity of the output (stdout). A value
		     0	 disables output to stdout.  (Error and warning
			 messages are always written to stderr).
		     1	 enables verbose messaging to stdout.

		     Prevents the configuring of files on a target which
		     exists on a remote (NFS) filesystem.  All files on a
		     remote filesystem will be skipped.

		     If set to true and if the superuser has write
		     permission on the remote filesystem, the remote files
		     will not be skipped, but will be configured.

    Session File
      Each invocation of the swconfig command defines a configuration
      session.	The invocation options, source information, software
      selections, and target hosts are saved before the installation or copy
      task actually commences.	This lets you re-execute the command even if
      the session ends before proper completion.

      Each session is automatically saved to the file
      $HOME/.sw/sessions/swremove.last.	 This file is overwritten by each
      invocation of swconfig.

      You can also save session information to a specific file by executing
      swconfig with the -C session__file option.

      A session file uses the same syntax as the defaults files. If you do
      not specify a specific path for the session file, the default location

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      is $HOME/.sw/sessions/.

      To re-execute a session file, specify the session file as the argument
      for the -S session__file option of swconfig.

      Note that when you re-execute a session file, the values in the
      session file take precedence over values in the system defaults file.
      Likewise, any command line options or parameters that you specify when
      you invoke swconfig take precedence over the values in the session

    Environment Variables
      The environment variable that affects the swconfig command is:

	   LANG	     Determines the language in which messages are
		     displayed.	 If LANG is not specified or is set to the
		     empty string, a default value of C is used.  See
		     lang(5) for more information.

		     NOTE: The language in which the SD agent and daemon log
		     messages are displayed is set by the system
		     configuration variable script, /etc/rc.config.d/LANG.
		     For example, /etc/rc.config.d/LANG, must be set to
		     LANG=ja_JP.SJIS or LANG=ja_JP.eucJP to make the agent
		     and daemon log messages display in Japanese.

	   LC_ALL    Determines the locale to be used to override any values
		     for locale categories specified by the settings of LANG
		     or any environment variables beginning with LC_.

	   LC_CTYPE  Determines the interpretation of sequences of bytes of
		     text data as characters (e.g., single-versus multibyte
		     characters in values for vendor-defined attributes).

		     Determines the language in which messages should be

	   LC_TIME   Determines the format of dates (create_date and
		     mod_date) when displayed by swlist.  Used by all
		     utilities when displaying dates and times in stdout,
		     stderr, and logging.

	   TZ	     Determines the time zone for use when displaying dates
		     and times.

      Environment variables that affect scripts are:

		     Holds the path to the Installed Products Database
		     (IPD), relative to the path in the SW_ROOT_DIRECTORY

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		     environment variable. Note that you can specify a path
		     for the IPD using the installed_software_catalog
		     default option.

		     Defines the current directory of the script being
		     executed, either a temporary catalog directory, or a
		     directory within in the Installed Products Database
		     (IPD).  This variable tells scripts where other control
		     scripts for the software are located (e.g. subscripts).

		     Holds the tag name of the control_file being executed.
		     When packaging software, you can define a physical name
		     and path for a control file in a depot. This lets you
		     define the control_file with a name other than its tag
		     and lets you use multiple control file definitions to
		     point to the same file. A control_file can query the
		     SW_CONTROL_TAG variable to determine which tag is being

		     Defines the location of the product, which may have
		     been changed from the default product directory.  When
		     combined with the SW_ROOT_DIRECTORY, this variable
		     tells scripts where the product files are located.

	   SW_PATH   A PATH variable which defines a minimum set of commands
		     available for use in a control script (e.g.

		     Defines the root directory in which the session is
		     operating, either "/" or an alternate root directory.
		     This variable tells control scripts the root directory
		     in which the products are installed.  A script must use
		     this directory as a prefix to SW_LOCATION to locate the
		     product's installed files.	 The configure script is
		     only run when SW_ROOT_DIRECTORYis /.

		     Contains the pathname of a file containing the value of
		     every option for a particular command, including
		     software and target selections. This lets scripts
		     retrieve any command options and values other than the
		     ones provided explicitly by other environment
		     variables. For example, when the file pointed to by
		     SW_SESSIONS_OPTIONS is made available to a request
		     script, the targets option contains a list of
		     software_collection_specs for all targets specified for
		     the command. When the file pointed to by

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		     SW_SESSIONS_OPTIONS is made available to other scripts,
		     the targets option contains the single
		     software_collection_spec for the targets on which the
		     script is being executed.

		     This variable contains the fully qualified software
		     specification of the current product or fileset.  The
		     software specification allows the product or fileset to
		     be uniquely identified.

      The swconfig command catches the signals SIGQUIT and SIGINT, and
      SIGUSR1.	If these signals are received, swconfig prints a message,
      sends a Remote Procedure Call (RPC) to the agents to wrap up, and then

      The agent ignores SIGHUP, SIGINT, and SIGQUIT.  It immediately exits
      gracefully after receiving SIGTERM, SIGUSR1, or SIGUSR2.	Killing the
      agent may leave corrupt software on the system, and thus should only
      be done if absolutely necessary.	Note that when an SD command is
      killed, the agent does not terminate until completing the task in

      The daemon ignores SIGHUP, SIGINT and SIGQUIT.  It immediately exits
      gracefully after receiving SIGTERM and SIGUSR2.  After receiving
      SIGUSR1, it waits for completion of a copy or remove from a depot
      session before exiting, so that it can register or unregister depots
      if necessary. Requests to start new sessions are refused during this

      Each agent will complete the configuration task (if the execution
      phase has already started) before it wraps up.  This avoids leaving
      software in a corrupt state.

      The swconfig command returns:

	   0   The software_selections were successfully configured.
	   1   The configure operation failed on all target_selections.
	   2   The configure operation failed on some target_selections.

      The swconfig command writes to stdout, stderr, and to specific

    Standard Output
      The swconfig command writes messages for significant events.  These

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	   + a begin and end session message,
	   + selection, analysis, and execution task messages for each

    Standard Error
      The swconfig command also writes messages for all WARNING and ERROR
      conditions to stderr.

      The swconfig command logs summary events at the host where the command
      was invoked.  It logs detailed events to the swagent logfile
      associated with each target_selection.

      Command Log
	   The swconfig command logs all stdout and stderr messages to the
	   the logfile /var/adm/sw/swconfig.log.  (The user can specify a
	   different logfile by modifying the logfile option.)

      Target Log
	   A swagent process performs the actual configure operation at each
	   target_selection.  The swagent logs events to the file
	   /var/adm/sw/swagent.log.  You can view the command and target log
	   files with the swjoborsd command.

      Configure the C and Pascal products on the local host:

	   swconfig cc pascal

      Configure Product1, use any associated response files generated by a
      request script, and save response files under /tmp/resp1:

	   swconfig -x ask=true -c /tmp/resp1 Product1

      Reconfigure the HP Omniback product:

	   swconfig -x reconfigure=true Omniback

      Configure the version of HP Omniback that was installed at

	   swconfig Omniback,l=/opt/Omniback_v2.0

      Unconfigure the software_selections listed in the file
      /tmp/install.products on the hosts listed in the file

	   swconfig -u -f /tmp/install.products -t /tmp/install.hosts

      Configure the C and Pascal products on remote hosts:

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	   swconfig cc pascal @	 hostA hostB hostC

      The SD-UX version of swconfig does not support the configuration,
      unconfiguration, or reconfiguration of installed software on remote

	      Contains the user-specific default values for some or all SD
	      software management command options.

	      Contains session files automatically saved by the SD software
	      management commands, or explicitly saved by the user.

	      Contains the master list of current SD options with their
	      default values.

	      The directory which contains all configurable and non-
	      configurable data for SD software management commands.  This
	      directory is also the default location of logfiles.

	      Contains the active system-wide default values for some or all
	      SD software management command options.

	      Contains the set of date/time templates used when scheduling

	      The Installed Products Database (IPD), a catalog of all
	      products installed on a system.

      swconfig was developed by the Hewlett-Packard Company.

      swpackage(4), swacl(1M), swagentd(1M), swask(1M), swcopy(1M),
      swinstall(1M), swjob(1M), swlist(1M), swmodify(1M), swpackage(1M),
      swreg(1M), swremove(1M), swverify(1M) install-sd(1M), sd(4), sd(5).

      Software Distributor Administration Guide, available at

      SD customer web site at http://software.hp.com/SD_AT_HP/.

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