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Installing an IBM Hardware Management Console fix in an IBM Smart Analytics System or IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics environment

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Abstract

You are required to install an IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) fix in your IBM Smart Analytics System 7600, 7700, or IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics A1791 environment.

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Updating the HMC from version V7 R7.7.0 to version V7 R7.7.0 SP2 (MH01354)

Note: This update is required only for IBM Smart Analytics System 7600 and IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics environments that have HMCs with version V7 R7.7.0 installed.

The recommended method to install the HMC fix is to create a DVD ISO image. For alternate installation methods, see: Installation methods for HMC Version 7 updates and fixes.


Procedure

1. Verify that the HMC is installed with the following versions:

  • V7 R7.7.0 (MH01343)
  • Fix MH01355
  • Fix MH01345

2. Create a DVD ISO image.

    a. Download the V7 R7.7.0 SP2 (MH01354) fix. The downloaded file is called HMC_Update_V7R770_SP2.iso.

    b. Burn the HMC_Update_V7R770_SP2.iso file to a DVD.

3. Insert the DVD into the HMC DVD drive.

4. Log in to the HMC web application as the hscroot user.

5. In the left navigation pane, click Updates.

6. In the Updates pane, click Update HMC. The HMC Install Corrective Service Wizard starts.

7. In the Corrective Service Wizard:

    a. In the Current HMC Driver Information pane, click Next.

    b. In the Select Service Repository pane, select Removable Media and click Next.

    c. In the Installation and Configuration Options pane, select either CD-ROM or DVD-RAM and click Next.

    d. In the Select Service Package pane, select media image - no description and click Next.

    e. In the Confirm Service Installation pane, click Finish. The fix is installed.

    f. When the message Corrective Service installation was successful is displayed in the Install Corrective Service Progress pane, click OK.

8. Remove the DVD from the drive.

9. After the installation is completed, you are prompted to reboot the HMC. Click Yes to reboot the HMC.

10. Verify that the update was installed successfully.

    a. Log in to the HMC as the hscroot user.

    b. Click Welcome.

    c. Move your cursor over the HMC Version link.

    d. Verify that the following versions are displayed:
      Version: 7
      Release: 7.7.0
      Service Pack: 2

11. Repeat steps 3 - 10 on the secondary HMC.



Installing HMC fixes

Note: The HMC must be installed with version V7 R7.7.0 SP2 before installing the HMC fix as listed in the security bulletin.

The recommended method to install the HMC fix is to copy the ISO file to the HMC and use the updhmc command. For alternate installation methods, see: Installation methods for HMC Version 7 updates and fixes.

Procedure

1. Verify that the HMC is installed with the following versions:
    • V7 R7.7.0 SP2 (MH01354)
2. Download and copy the fix to the HMC..

    a. Download the HMC fix using the link provided in the Download Link column of the security bulletin. For example, MH01425.iso.

    b. As the hscroot user, copy the HMC fix to the /home/hscroot directory.
3. Log into the HMC using the hscroot user.

4. Install the HMC fix using the following command:

updhmc -t l -f /home/hscroot/MH01425.iso

5. After the installation is complete, reboot the HMC.

6. Verify that the update was installed successfully using the following command:

    lshmc -V

    Sample output:

    "version= Version: 7
     Release: 7.7.0
     Service Pack: 2
    HMC Build level 20131211.1
    MH01391: Fix for HMC V7R7.7.0 SP2 (12-12-2013)
    MH01425: Fix for openssl CVE-2014-0160 CVE-2014-0076 (04-11-2014)

7. Repeat steps 2b - 6 on the secondary HMC.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 7600 AIX 6.1 9.7
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 AIX 6.1 9.7

Document information

More support for: PureData System for Operational Analytics

Software version: 1.0

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: 1671109

Modified date: 23 September 2014


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