Jump to content English
hp.com home
HP Systems Insight Manager  |  Getting Started  |  Using Command Line Interface Commands

Getting Started
Using Command Line Interface Commands

» HP Systems Insight Manager

»Table of Contents
»Index
»Product Overview
»Getting Started
»Logging In
»Logging Out
»Navigating the Home Page
»Performing Initial Setup
Using Command Line Interface Commands
»Customizing the Home Page
»Customizing the Banner
»Monitoring Systems, Events, and Clusters
»Using Tasks
»Using Default Tools
»Reporting
»Administering the Software
»Troubleshooting
»Printable Version
»Glossary
»Using Help
Content starts here
» HP Systems Insight Manager Commands
» Related Topic

HP Systems Inventory Manager provides a command line interface (CLI) in addition to the graphical user interface (GUI). All functionality available in the GUI is available through the CLI. This topic provides a list of the HP Systems Insight Manager commands available, a brief explanation of the command functionality, and a link to the associated manpages.

HP Systems Insight Manager Commands

HP Systems Insight Manager commands are installed in the following locations on the CMS.

  • For HP-UX and Linux:

    /opt/mx/bin/

  • For Windows:

    C:\Program Files\HP\Systems Insight Manager\bin\

The Windows path will vary if HP Systems Insight Manager was not installed in the default location.

To view the manpages from the command line on an HP-UX or Linux system, use the following manpage sections.

  • For HP-UX:

    • Administrative command manpages are section 1M.

    • Special file manpages are section 4.

  • For Linux:

    • Administrative command manpages are section 8.

    • Special file manpages are section 4.

The following table provides a complete list of HP Systems Insight Manager commands. For a detailed explanation of these commands, click the manpage link to view an associated manpage. Use your browser's back arrow to return to this page.

Command FunctionalityAvailable manpages
mcompile

Compiles an SNMP MIB file into an intermediate format (.CFG) file for importing into HP Systems Insight Manager using the mxmib command.

command

mxagentconfig

Configures the agent to work with a central management server (CMS).

command

mxauth

Adds, removes or lists a toolbox based authorization.

command

file

mxdomainmgr

Contains the object managers that interact with the database and the Distributed Task Facility (DTF).

command

mxdtf

Contains the DTF that is used to remotely execute commands on managed systems that are equipped with Secure Shell (SSH).

command

mxexec

Executes tools and verifies the status of running tools and also allows a full privileged user to kill or cancel a running task.

command

mxinitconfig

Performs initial configuration for a DTF agent and the CMS.

command

file

mxmib

Adds, deletes, and processes a list of MIBs for HP Systems Insight Manager. Also lists registered MIBs and lists traps for a specific registered MIB.

command

mxngroup

Adds, modifies, remove or list system groups from HP Systems Insight Manager.

command

file

mxnode

Adds, modifies, or removes systems from the HP Systems Insight Manager management domain.

command

file

mxnodesecurity

Adds, modifies, or removes security credentials for SNMP and WBEM protocols.

command

mxpassword

Adds, lists, modifies, or removes passwords stored in HP Systems Insight Manager.

command

mxquery

Adds, lists, modifies, or removes lists in HP Systems Insight Manager.

command

file

mxrepositoryrestore

Restores the HP Systems Insight Manager database from a previously created backup.

command

mxrepositorysave

Backs up the HP Systems Insight Manager database.

command

mxserver

Starts, stops and changes the SSL port number for the embedded Web server on the CMS.

command

mxstart

Starts daemons or processes used by the CMS.

command

mxstm

Adds, removes, and lists System Type Manager rules.

command

mxstop

Stops daemons or processes used by the CMS.

command

mxtask

Lists, executes, removes, creates, and changes ownership for the HP Systems Insight Manager scheduled tasks.

command

file

mxtool

Adds, modifies, and removes tools.

command

file

mxtoolbox

Adds, modifies, or removes toolboxes from the HP Systems Insight Manager system.

command

file

mxuser

Adds, modifies, or removes users from HP Systems Insight Manager.

command

file

Related Topic

» Getting Started - Logging In