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 swlist(1M)                                                       swlist(1M)

 NAME    [Toc]    [Back]
      swlist - display information about software products

 SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]
      swlist [-d|-r] [-i] [-R] [-v] [-a attribute] [-C session_file]
           [-f software_file] [-l level] [-s source] [-S session_file]
           [-t target_file] [-x option=value] [-X option_file]
           [software_selections] [@  target_selections]

    Remarks    [Toc]    [Back]
           +  This command supports operation on remote systems.  See Remote
              Operation below.

           +  swlist supports an interactive user interface that can be
              invoked by the swlist -i command.  See Interactive Operation

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

 DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]
      The swlist command displays information about software products
      installed at or available from the specified target_selections.  It
      supports these features:

           +  Specify bundles, products, subproducts, and/or filesets to

           +  Display the files contained in each fileset.

           +  Display a table of contents from a software source.

           +  Specify the attributes to display for each software object.

           +  Display all attributes for bundles, products, subproducts,
              filesets and/or files.

           +  Display the full software_spec to be used with software

           +  Display the readme file for products.

           +  Display the depots on a specified host.

           +  Create a list of products, subproducts, and/or filesets to use
              as input to the other commands.

           +  List the categories of available or applied patches.

           +  List applied patches and their state (applied or committed).

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 swlist(1M)                                                       swlist(1M)

    Remote Operation    [Toc]    [Back]
      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.)

      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    [Toc]    [Back]
      swlist supports an optional graphical user interface (GUI).  (If your
      terminal or display cannot support the GUI, the command also provides
      a terminal user interface, in which screen navigation is done with the
      keyboard and no mouse.)

      To invoke the GUI, type:

           swlist -i or add the -i option with any other command-line
           options when you invoke the swlist.

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 swlist(1M)                                                       swlist(1M)

    Previewing Product and OS Update Information    [Toc]    [Back]
      To preview information about new software in the depot, you can use
      swlist to view the readme file for each product, including OS update
      information contained in the SD (SW-DIST product) readme.  For
      example, to display the latest OS update information:

           swlist -d -a readme -l product SW-DIST @ hostA:/depot11

    Options    [Toc]    [Back]
      When no options or operands are specified, swlist lists the software
      bundles (and products which are not part of a bundle) that are
      installed at the local host.  swlist supports the following options:

           -d        List software available from a depot (instead of
                     software installed on a root filesystem).

           -i        Invoke the swlist interactive user interface. The
                     interactive interface lets you browse SD software
                     objects. Invoking swlist -i -d lets you browse depot
                     software. See the Interactive Operation and Remote
                     Operation headings above for additional details.

           -r        Operates on an alternate root directory, which must be
                     specified the @ target_selections option.  (This option
                     is not required for alternate root operations but is
                     maintained for backward compatibility.  See the
                     Alternate Root Directory and Depot Directory heading in
                     sd(5) for more information.)

           -R        Shorthand for -l bundle -l product -l subproduct -l

           -v        List all the attributes for an object if no -a options
                     are specified.  (Vendor-defined attributes are not
                     included. See the -a option.)  The output lists one
                     attribute per line in the format:

                        attribute_name  attribute_value

                     (See sd(4) for details on all SD attributes.)

           -a attribute
                     Display a specific attribute, such as revision,
                     description, vendor information, size, vendor-defined
                     attributes, or others.  (See sd(4) for details on all
                     SD attributes.)  The output lists one attribute per
                     line in the format:

                        attribute_name  attribute_value

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                     To display multiple attributes, specify multiple -a

                     To list the full set of attributes for a software
                     object, use the -v option.

                     Note that the tag attribute (i.e. the identifier) is
                     always displayed for product, subproduct, and fileset
                     objects.  The path attribute (i.e. the filename) is
                     always displayed for file objects.

           -c catalog
                     Write full catalog structure information into the
                     directory specified by the catalog modifier.  You can
                     use this exported catalog structure for distributions
                     and to list installed software catalog information.

                     If you use the -c catalog option, the -a attribute and
                     -l level do not apply.  All attributes down to the file
                     level and the control scripts are written to the

           -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
                     /.sw/sessions/.  You can recall a session file with the
                     -S option. (Note that session management does not apply
                     to the swlist interactive user interface invoked by the
                     -i option.)

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

           -l level  List all objects down to the specified level.  Both the
                     specified level(s) and the depth of the specified
                     software_selections control the depth of the swlist

           -s source Specify the software source to list.  This is an
                     alternate way to list a source depot.  Sources can also
                     be specified as target depots and listed using the -d

           -S session_file
                     Execute swlist 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. (Note that session management does not apply to
                     the swlist interactive user interface invoked by the -i

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

           -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

    Operands    [Toc]    [Back]
      swlist supports 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    [Toc]    [Back]
      swlist supports the following syntax for each software_selection:



           +    The = (equals) relational operator lets you specify
                selections with the following shell wildcard and patternmatching

                     [ ], *, ?

           +    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][,l=location][,fr <op> revision]
           [,fa <op> arch]

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

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           +    fr and fa apply only to filesets.

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

                     =, ==, >=, <=, <, >, or !=

                which performs individual comparisons on dot-separated

                For example, r>=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>=A.12, r<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.  For
                installed software, l= is also included.

           +    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.

    Target Selections    [Toc]    [Back]
      swlist supports this syntax for each target_selection.


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

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    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 swlist 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.

                     +  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.

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                     +  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 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

           codeword= Provides the "codeword" needed to unlock protected HP
                     CD-ROM software.

                     Some HP software products are shipped on CD-ROM as
                     "protected" products.  That is, they cannot be
                     installed or copied unless a "codeword" and "customer
                     ID" are provided.  The codeword is found on the CD-ROM
                     certificate which you received from HP.  You may use
                     this default specification on the command line or the
                     SD-UX interactive user interface to enter the codeword.

                     This default stores the codeword for future reference;
                     it needs to be entered only once.  If a new HP product
                     is purchased and a previous codeword has already been
                     entered for that CD-ROM, just enter the new codeword as
                     usual and the codewords will be merged internally.

                     NOTE: For HP-UX B.10.10 and later systems, SD searches
                     the .codewords file on the server that is providing
                     protected software to other hosts.  It looks for valid
                     customer_id/codeword pairs. In doing so, SD eliminates
                     the need to enter codewords and customer_ids on every

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                     host that is "pulling" the software.

                     To properly store the customer_id/codeword for a CDROM,
 run swinstall -p or swcopy -p on the host serving
                     the CD-ROM. After the codeword has been stored, clients
                     installing or copying software using that host and CDROM
 as a source will no longer require a codeword or

                     For cumulative source depots, this option allows
                     consistent software selections over time by swlist,
                     swcopy, and swinstall.  The default of zero includes
                     all bundles, products, subproducts, and filesets in the
                     source depot as candidates for selection (and
                     autoselection of dependencies and patches), based on
                     the software selections and other options.  When set to
                     a time (specified as seconds from epoch), only those
                     bundles, products, and filesets (and the subproducts in
                     the product) with a create_time less than or equal to
                     the specified value are available for selection (or
                     autoselection).  To list the create_time of bundles,
                     products and filesets, use:

                     swlist -a create_time -a create_date

                     This number, also printed on the Software Certificate,
                     is used to "unlock" protected software and restrict its
                     installation to a specific site or owner.  It is
                     entered using the -x customer_id= option or by using
                     the interactive user interface.  The customer_id can be
                     used on any HP-UX 10.X or later system.

                     Defines the default location of the target depot.

                     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.

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                     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.)

                     Specifies the POSIX layout_version to which the SD
                     commands conform when writing distributions and swlist
                     output. Supported values are "1.0" (default) and "0.8".

                     SD object and attribute syntax conforms to the
                     layout_version 1.0 specification of the IEEE POSIX
                     1387.2 Software Administration standard. SD commands
                     still accept the keyword names associated with the
                     older layout version, but you should use
                     layout_version=0.8 only to create distributions
                     readable by older versions of SD.

                     See the description of the layout_version option in
                     sd(5) for more information.

           level=    Specify the level of the object to list.

                     The supported software levels are:
                     bundle         Show all objects down to the bundle
                     product        Show all objects down to the product
                                    level. Also use -l bundle -l product to
                                    show bundles.
                     subproduct     Show all objects down to the subproduct
                     fileset        Show all objects down to the fileset
                                    level. Also use -l fileset -l subproduct
                                    to show subproducts.
                     file           Show all objects down to the file level.
                     control_file   Show all objects down to the
                                    control_file level.

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                     category       Show all categories of available
                     patch          Show all applied patches.

                     The supported depot and root levels are:
                     depot          Show only the depot level (i.e. depots
                                    which exist at the specified target
                     root           List all alternate roots.
                     shroot         List all registered shared roots (HP-UX
                                    10.X only).
                     prroot         List all registered private roots (HP-UX
                                    10.X only).

           one_liner=revision title
                     Defines the attributes which will be listed for each
                     object when no -a or -v options are specified.  Each
                     attribute included in the one_liner definition is
                     separated by <tab> or <space>.  Any attributes may be
                     included in the one_liner definition.  If a particular
                     attribute does not exist for an object, that attribute
                     is silently ignored.  For example, the description
                     attribute is valid for products, subproducts, and
                     filesets, but the architecture attribute is only valid
                     for products.

           patch_one_liner=revision title patch_state
                     Specifies the attributes displayed for each object
                     listed when the -l patch option is invoked and when no
                     -a or -v option is specified. The default display
                     attributes are title and patch_state.

           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 the other commands 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 platforms. See the sd.5 man
                     page by typing man 5 sd for more information.

                     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 not running 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 may

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                     not have any noticeable impact when using the
                     ncacn_ip_tcp 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
                     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.

                     Displays or hides superseded patches in command line
                     swlist output.  In the default state of false, swlist
                     will not display superseded patches even if you perform
                     a swlist command on the superseded patch. Setting this
                     option to true permits display of superseded patches.
                     This option applies to command line swlist only.  In an
                     interactive session, swlist -i always shows superseded
                     patches regardless of the value of this option.  On
                     11.00 systems, the default value is true.

                     If no target_selections are specified, select the
                     default target_directory of the local host as the
                     target_selection for the command.

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           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.

                     Indicates the software view to be used as the default
                     level for the software listing in the GUI.  It can be
                     set to all_bundles, products, or a bundle category tag
                     (to indicate to show only bundles of that category).

           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=0 Controls how attribute values are displayed.  A value
                     0   displays only the attribute value.
                     1   displays both the attribute keyword and value.
                         (See the -v option above.)

    Session File    [Toc]    [Back]
      Each invocation of swlist defines a task session.  The command
      automatically saves options, source information, software selections,
      and target selections before the task actually commences. This lets
      you re-execute the command even if the session ends before the task is
      complete. You can also save session information from interactive or
      command-line sessions.

      Session information is saved to the file
      $HOME/.sw/sessions/swlist.last. This file is overwritten by each
      invocation of the command. The file uses the same syntax as the
      defaults files.

      From an interactive session, you can save session information into a
      file at any time by selecting the Save Session or Save Session As
      option from the File menu.

      From a command-line session, you can save session information by
      executing the command with the -Csession__file option. You can specify
      an absolute path for a session file. If you do not specify a
      directory, the default location is $HOME/.sw/sessions/.

      To re-execute a saved session from an interactive session, use the
      Recall Session option from the File menu.

      To re-execute a session from a command-line, specify the session file
      as the argument for the -S option.

      When you re-execute a session file, the values in the session file
      take precedence over values in the system defaults file.  Likewise,

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      any command-line options and parameters take precedence over the
      values in the session file.

    Environment Variables    [Toc]    [Back]
      The environment variable that affects the swlist 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).

           LC_MESSAGES    [Toc]    [Back]
                     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.

    Signals    [Toc]    [Back]
      The swlist command catches the signals SIGQUIT and SIGINT.  If these
      signals are received, swlist prints a message, sends a Remote
      Procedure Call (RPC) to the agents to wrap up, and then exits.

      Each agent will complete the list task (if the execution phase has
      already started) before it wraps up.

 OPERATION    [Toc]    [Back]
      The output from swlist follows this rule with all options: only the
      lowest level listed (product, subproduct, fileset or file) will be
      uncommented.  Among other things, this allows the output from swlist

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      to be used as input to other commands.  The one exception is the list
      that contains files; file-level output is not accepted by other

      The types of listings that can be selected are given below.  Some of
      these listings are not exclusive choices, but rather ways to view the
      objects while controlling the amount of output.

           + Default Listing
           + Software Listing
           + Root Listing
           + Depot Listing
           + Multiple Targets Listing
           + Verbose Listing

    Default Listing    [Toc]    [Back]
      If swlist is invoked with no software_selections and no
      target_selections, a listing of all installed products on the local
      host is produced.  This listing contains one line for each product.
      The line includes the product tag attributes and all other attributes
      selected via the one_liner option.

      If target_selections (i.e. target hosts) are specified, this same
      format listing is produced for the installed software at each of the
      specified hosts.

    Software Listing    [Toc]    [Back]
      A listing of software objects is controlled by the specified
      software_selections, and also by the -l option ( swlist.level=).
      swlist lists the contents of each software object specified in the
      software_selections.  For example, if you specify product selections,
      the subproducts and/or filesets contained immediately below each
      product will be listed.  If you specify fileset selections, the files
      contained in each fileset will be listed.

      The depth of objects listed is controlled with the -l option.  This
      option can expand or restrict the depth in concert with the specified
      software selections.  By default, the contents of a specified software
      selection are always listed (as described above).  The -l option can
      defeat this listing by specifying a level equivalent to the level of
      objects in the software_selections.  For example, if you want to list
      specific product selections but not their contents, use -l product.
      If you want to list specific fileset selections but not their
      contained files, use -l fileset.  The software_selection options only
      apply if the level is bundle, product, subproduct, fileset, file, or

    Depot Listing    [Toc]    [Back]
      Another class of objects that swlist can display are software depots.
      For example, the user can list all registered depots on a given host.
      A combination of the -l depot option and target_selections operands

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      can produce a variety of depot listings.

    Multiple Targets Listing    [Toc]    [Back]
      Multiple target_selections (i.e. root filesystems, alternate roots, or
      depots) are listed sequentially: list all the requested objects and
      attributes from the first target_selection, followed by the second
      target_selection, etc.

    Verbose Listing    [Toc]    [Back]
      The -v option causes a verbose listing to be generated.  A verbose
      listing includes all attributes defined for an object.  The swlist
      command prints the keyword and value for each attribute.  The
      attributes are listed one per line.  The user can post-process
      (filter) the output with grep(1), awk(1), and/or sed(1) to get the
      fields of interest.

      The depot's attributes are displayed if swlist is called with the -v
      and -l depot options, and a specific depot target_selection.

      Attributes for a particular software level
      (product/subproduct/fileset/file) are displayed based on the depth of
      the specified software_selections.  For example, swlist -v
      product1.fileset1 will give all fileset attributes for fileset1.  If
      the -v option is used with the -l option, the different listing are:

           + To display attributes for all products, use swlist -v -l
           + To display attributes for all products and subproducts, use
             swlist -v -l subproduct
           + To display attributes for all products and filesets, use swlist
             -v -l fileset
           + To display attributes for all products, filesets, and files, use
             swlist -v -l file

 RETURN VALUE    [Toc]    [Back]
      The swlist command returns:

           0   The software_selections and/or target_selections were
               successfully listed.
           1   The list operation failed on all target_selections.
           2   The list operation failed on some target_selections.

 DIAGNOSTICS    [Toc]    [Back]
      The swlist command writes to stdout, stderr, and to the agent logfile.

    Standard Output    [Toc]    [Back]
      All listings are printed to stdout.

    Standard Error    [Toc]    [Back]
      The swlist command writes messages for all WARNING and ERROR
      conditions to stderr.

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    Logging    [Toc]    [Back]
      The swlist command does not log summary events. It logs events about
      each read task to the swagent logfile associated with each

      You can use the swlist interactive interface (swlist -i -d) to view
      the swaudit.log file.

 EXAMPLES    [Toc]    [Back]
      Run the swlist interactive interface:

           swlist -i @ host1

      Use interactive swlist to view a depot:

           swlist -i -d @ /tmp/depot

      List all of the products installed on the local host:


      Generate a comprehensive listing that includes all filesets for the
      product NETWORKING:

           swlist -v -l fileset NETWORKING

      List all the attributes for the ARPA-RUN fileset:

           swlist -v NETWORKING.ARPA.ARPA-RUN

      List the C product installed on several remote hosts:

           swlist cc @ hostA hostB hostC

      List the FRAME product relocated to directory /opt on host1:

           swlist FRAME,1=/opt @ host1

      List all the versions of the FRAME product installed on the toolserver

           swlist FRAME @ toolserver

      List all products in a shared root (HP-UX 10.X only):

           swlist -r @ /export/shared_roots/OS_700

      List products in a client's private root (HP-UX 10.X only):

           swlist -r @  /export/private_roots/client

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      List the contents of the local tape, /dev/rmt/0m:

           swlist -d @ /dev/rmt/0m

           or, alternatively:

           swlist -s /dev/rmt/0m

      List the tag and revision attributes for all products on the local
      tape /dev/rmt/0m:

           swlist -d -a revision @ /dev/rmt/0m

           or, alternatively:

           swlist -a revision -s /dev/rmt/0m @

      Display the README file for the FRAME product:

           swlist -a readme FRAME

      List the products stored in a remote depot:

           swlist -d @ hostA:/depot

      List all depots on a host:

           swlist -l depot @ hostA

      List the categories defined in the depot mounted at /CD.

           swlist -d -l category @ /CD


           critical_patch  1.0  Patches to fix system hangs or data corruption
           S747_upgrade    2.0  Patches needed to upgrade to an S747
           security_patch  2.0  Patches affecting system security

      List a particular attribute of a category object identified by the tag

           swlist -a description -l category critical_patch

      Use the swlist -l option and patch level to display the values of a
      fileset's applied_patches attribute.

           swlist -l patch BogusProduct


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           BogusProduct          1.0            This is a Bogus Product
           BogusProduct.FakeFS   Fake fileset
           PHZX-0004.FakeFS      Patch for defect X       superseded
           PHZX-3452.FakeFS      Patch for defect Y       applied

      Another example showing just the patch:

           swlist -l patch PHZX-0004


           PHZX-0004             1.0            Patch product
           PHZX-0004.FakeFS      Patch for defect X       superseded

 FILES    [Toc]    [Back]
           Contains the user-specific default values for some or all SD

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

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

           The directory which contains all of the configurable (and nonconfigurable)
 data for SD.  This directory is also the default
           location of logfiles.

           Contains the active system-wide default values for some or all SD

           The file which stores the list of depots registered at the local

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

           The default location of a source and target software depot.

 AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]
      swlist was developed by the Hewlett-Packard Company and Mark H.
      Colburn (see pax(1)).

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 SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]
      swacl(1M), swagentd(1M), swask(1M), swconfig(1M), swcopy(1M),
      swinstall(1M), swjob(1M), swmodify(1M), swpackage(1M), swreg(1M),
      swremove(1M), swverify(1M), install-sd(1M), sd(4), swpackage(4),

      Software Distributor Administration Guide, available at

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

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