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The snap command gathers system configuration information and compresses the information into a pax file. The file may then be written to a device such as tape or DVD, or transmitted to a remote system. The information gathered with the snap command might be required to identify and resolve system problems.

You can find complete command syntax and usage for snap in the Information Center. Refer to the followng table.

snap command usage by platform
Command Platform Usage
snap AIX 7.1 Information Center
snap AIX 6.1 Information Center
snap AIX 5.3 Information Center
snap VIOS Information Center

Document information

More support for: AIX family

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: ools-1438dc2e

Modified date: 22 June 2018

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