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Tivoli Management Framework Command Quick Reference

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You know what you want to do but you can't remember the 'W' command. Sound familiar?

Well this page is based on IBM page and enhanced with examples in order better act as a Quick Reference for Tivoli framework. Commands by listing the commands alphabetically with a brief description of the command and a cross-reference to the relevant page in the Tivoli Framework Reference Manual.

You can use the 'Find' facility of your browser to search this page for commands/descriptions and then refer to the appropriate page of the Reference Manual for a fuller explanation and the command syntax.

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Reference

Command Task/Description Examples
odadmin Used to perform administrative functions on Tivoli Framework Server

odadmin shutdown all&quo

odadmin odlist

odstat odstat -cv" shows processes and pids
vdisp Display status of the server vdisp -hiq
wadminep Used to perform administrative functions on Endpoints
"wadminep (endpoint) reexec_lcfd" restarts endpoint on specified machine

"wadminep (endpoint) view_file /usr/local/some.txt" views the specified file on the specified endpoint

"wadminep (endpoint) reboot_system" reboots a system by endpoint

wauthadmin Displays, adds or removes the TMR root authority of Tivoli administrators
1-123

wbkupdb

Used to backup/restore a Tivoli database

1-126
wbindmsg Retrieves a translated string from a local message catalog and binds any variables
1-129
wbroadcast Used send a broadcast to all Tivoli desktops
1-131

wcatcher

Used to save custom dialogs before upgrading Framework or a Tivoli application

1-132
wcd Changes the current working collection
1-134
wchkdb Verifies and repairs the Tivoli database
1-135
wchknode Verifies and updates references to a specific dispatcher number from parts of the Tivoli database
1-137
wchkpol Verifies policy region members against policy.
1-139
wci Stores new revisions into the Revision Control System (RCS)
1-141
wclient Used to install a Managed Node
1-150
wclrblk Run from an Endpoint on any supported PC OS, this command removes a block of statements from a file
1-156
wclrline Run from an Endpoint on any supported PC OS, this command removes a single line from a file
1-158
wco Checks out Revision Control System (RCS) revisions
1-160
wconnect Used to connect two Tivoli Management Regions (TMRs)
1-168
wcrtadmin Used to create a new Tivoli administrator
1-177
wcrtgate Used to create an Endpoint Gateway
1-180
wcrtjob Used to create a job in a task library
1-182
wcrtpol Creates a new policy object for a class
1-185
wcrtpr Used to create a Policy region
1-187
wcrtprf Used to create a new Profile or clone an existing one
1-189
wcrtprfmgr Used to create a Profile Manager
1-191
wcrtqlib Used to create a Query library
1-192
wcrtquery Used to create a Query
1-193
wcrtrim Creates a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) Interface Module (RIM) object
1-196
wcrttask Used to create a task in a task library
1-199
wcrttlib Used to create a task library
1-202

wdate

Prints the current date and time of the Managed Node

1-203

wdel Deletes objects from the Tivoli database
1-204
wdelep Used to delete an Endpoint
wdelep (endpoint)" deletes endpoint off of the TMR

1-206

wdelgate Used to delete an Endpoint Gateway
1-207
wdeljob Used to delete a job from a Task Library
1-208
wdelpol Used to delete a default Policy object
1-209
wdelpr Used to delete a Policy region
1-210
wdelrealm Used to delete a registered HTTP 1.0 authentication realm. The HTTP daemon must be restarted before the realm is actually deleted
1-211
wdelsched Removes job(s) from the Scheduler
1-212
wdeltask Deletes a Task from a Task Library
1-213
wdepot Used to manager MDist2 repeater depots
1-214
wdisconn Disconnects two Tivoli Management Regions (TMRs)
1-217
wdiskspace Prints the number of free KBs in the specified directory of the Managed Node specified
1-219
wdistrib Used to distribute one or more Profile copies
1-220
wdisttask Controls the distribution of Task binaries for a Task Library
1-222
wdskspc Run from a Windows/ NetWare Endpoint, this command verifies the amount of available disk space
1-224

weditini

Run from any supported PC platform Endpoint, this command modifies the group, variables, and values in a .INI file

1-226

wedsched Edits a job that currently exists in the Scheduler
1-228
wenblsched Enables/ disables scheduled Jobs
1-234
wep Performs actions on Endpoint information contained in the Endpoint list
"wep ls -g servername-gateway" lists all endpoints assigned to the specified gateway

"wep ls -g servername-gateway|wc -l" lists number of endpoints on the servername gateway

wepmgr Provides control and configuration for the Endpoint Manager
"wepmgr ping" checking to see if Endpoint Manager is running

"wepmgr start" starting the Endpoint Manager

"wepmgr stop" stopping the Endpoint Manager

wexpnotif Expires Notices from a Notice group
1-245
wgateway Used to start, stop, or list the properties of an Endpoint Gateway
1-246
wgetadmin Lists information about the Tivoli Administrator
1-250
wgetallinst Displays all instances of a resource type
1-252
wgetdfpol Lists a default Policy object
1-253
wgeteppol Lists the body and constant values of an Endpoint Policy script
1-255
wgetjob Lists the properties of a job
1-257
wgetkey Run from a Windows Endpoint (Windows 9.x and NT), this command retrieves the subkey listing in a Registry hive
1-258
wgetpolm Lists the body and constant values of a default or validation policy method
1-260
wgetpr Lists the properties of a Policy Region
1-262
wgetprf Retrieves the subscription copies of one or more Profiles
1-263
wgetquery Used to list information about a Query
1-265
wgetrim Lists information about an RDBMS Interface Module (RIM) object
1-267
wgetsched Retrieves information about jobs currently scheduled
1-268
wgetsub Lists a Profile Manager's subscribers
1-271
wgettask Lists the properties of a Task
1-272
wgetval Run from a Windows Endpoint (Windows 9.x and NT), this command retrieves a Registry subkey
1-274

whostid

Prints the host ID of the spcfieid Managed Node

1-276

wiconv

Converts the characters or sequences of characters in a file from one code set to another

1-277

wident Identifies files
1-278
widmap Used to view and modify user login mappings
1-279
wifconfig Queries or changes the IP interfaces on a Managed Node
1-282
winsblk Run from a PC Endpoint, this command inserts a block of statements into a file
1-284
winsline Run from a PC Endpoint, this command inserts a single line into a file
1-286
winstall Used to install a Tivoli product
1-288
winstdir Prints the path of the installation directory of the specified Managed Node
1-291
winstendpt Installs behaviour for an Endpoint resource type
1-292
winstlcf Installs an Endpoint on Unix, NT and 2000 workstations
1-293
winstruct Provides Tivoli Management Framework with information necessary to install and manage an application
1-299
winstruct_plus Creates Tivoli Application Management modules from Application Management Specification (AMS) files produced by the Tivoli Module Builder
1-302
winstruct_task Provides Tivoli Management Framework with the information to create tasks and dependencies for installing and managing an application
1-305
winterp Prints the interpreter type of the specified Managed Node
1-307

wlcftap

Run from an NT Endpoint, this command sets the properties of the Tivoli Authentication Package (TAP)

1-308

wln Links an object into a Collection
1-310
wlocalhost Sets the name of the local host in the NT Registry
1-312
wlocktmr Places the current Tivoli Management Region (TMR), in maintenance mode
1-313
wlocpath Returns the path for the localised file or directory. This is the Command Line Interface (CLI), command for the tis_get_loc_path function
1-315
wlookup Searches for a resource instance in the Tivoli Name Reistry
"wlookup -r PolicyRegion -a" lists all policy regions on the TMR
wls Lists a Collection's member objects
1-319
wlsconn Lists the current Tivoli Management Region (TMR), connections or information about a single connection, and completes the exchange of connection information if the connection process could not
1-321
wlsendpts Lists all the Endpoints subscribed to a Profile Manager
1-323
wlsinst Lists the products and patches installed in a Tivoli Management Region (TMR)
1-324
wlsnotif Lists Notices on an Administrator's bulletin board
1-327
wlspol Lists available policy default and validation objects for a Tivoli managed resource type
1-330
wlspolm Lists policy methods for a Tivoli managed resource type or lists attribute names for a Profile
1-331
wlsrealms Lists the currently registered HTTP 1.0 authentication realms
1-333
wlssub Lists the Profile Managers to which an object (including a Managed Node, Network Information Services (NIS) domain, Endpoint, or Profile Manager), subscribes
1-334
wlstlib Lists the contents of a Task Library
1-336

wmailhost

Specifies the mail server used by Tivoli or NT systems

1-337

wmannode Returns system information about a Managed Node in the Tivoli environment
1-338
wmdist Configures Multiplexed Distribution 2 (MDist 2), repeater parameters and manages distributions
1-339
wmdistgui Starts the Multiplexed Distribution 2 (MDist 2), graphical user interface (GUI), from the Managed Node on which this command is run
1-350
wmemsize Reports the amount of physical memory installed on a Managed Node
1-351
wmerge Performs a three-way file merge
1-352
wmrgaef Merge custom dialogs into Tivoli Management Framework or a Tivoli application after upgrading
1-354
wmrgini Run from a PC Endpoint, this command merges groups and variables from one .INI file into another
1-356
wmv Moves objects between Collections
1-357

wpatch

Installs a Tivoli patch

1-359

wping Attempts to contact the object dispatcher on a host
1-361
wpopulate Populates a Profile from system files
1-362
wputeppol Replaces an Endpoint Policy script that has been modified
1-364
wputpolm Replaces a Policy method's body
1-365
wpwd Displays the current working Collection
1-369

wrcs

Changes Revision Control System (RCS) file attributes

1-370

wrcsdiff Compares Revision Control System (RCS) revisions
1-377
wrcsmerge Merges Revision Control System (RCS) revisions
1-379
wrefresh Refreshes a Tivoli Collection window
1-381
wregister Registers a new resource instance with the name registry
1-382
wrestart Run from an NT Endpoint, this command initiates a system restart and optional reboot
1-384
wrimtest Verifies and RDBMS Interface Module (RIM) object's connectivity and functionality
1-386
wrimtrace Enables/disables tracing for RDBMS Interface Module (RIM) objects
1-387
wrlog Prints log messages and other information about Revision Control System (RCS) files
1-389
wrm Removes objects from a Collection
1-393
wrmnode Used to remove a Managed Node from a Tivoli installation
1-395
wrplblk Run from a PC Endpoint, this command replaces a block of statements in a file
1-397
wrplline Run from a PC Endpoint, this command replaces a line in a file
1-399
wrpt Modifies the repeater system
1-401
wrunsas Runs a given command as a given user. The password for the user is retrieved from the Registry using a given key
1-409
wruninvquery Queries the database for inventory information and returns a list of object IDs and object labels of machines that match the query criteria
1-410
wrunjob Runs a job in a Task Library
1-414
wrunquery Runs a query and returns the results to either standard output or a file
1-417
wruntask Runs a Task in a Task Library
1-419

wschedjob

Schedules a job that exists in a Task Library

1-424

wserver Installs the Tivoli Management Region (TMR), server on UNIX machines
1-429
wsetadmin Changes information about a Tivoli administrator
1-437
wsetdfpol Sets the default Policy object for a class
1-439
wseterr Run from a PC Endpoint, this command sets the return code from a batch file for a configuration program
1-440
wsetjob Sets the properties of a Job
1-441
wsetlang Sets the locale for Tivoli method execution on a Tivoli Management Region (TMR) server or Managed Node
1-444
wsetpkey Encrypts and stores a password in the Registry
1-446
wsetpm Enables/disables a Profile Manager to operate in dataless mode
1-447
wsetpr Assigns the policy used in a Policy Region, enables/disables policy validation, and adds/removes a managed resource in a Policy Region
1-448
wsetquery Edits the properties of a Query
1-450
wsetrim Edits the properties of an RDBMS Interface Module (RIM), object
1-452
wsetrimpw Sets the database password for an RDBMS interface Module (RIM), object
1-454
wsettap Sets the properties of the Tivoli Authentication Package (TAP), on an NT client
1-455
wsettask Sets the properties of a Task
1-457
wsetval Run from a Windows Endpoint (Windows 9.x and NT), this command sets a Registry key value
1-459
wsndnotif Translates standard input into a message structure and sends it to the notification server
1-461
wstarthttpd Starts the Tivoli Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), daemon
1-463
wstartsched Starts the Tivoli Scheduler
1-464
wstophttpd Stops the Tivoli Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), daemon
1-465
wsub Subscribes Tivoli resources to a Profile Manager
1-466
wsupport For Unix only, this command collects problem information from users to send to a customer support representative
1-468

wtailnotif

Connects to the notification server and displays new notices as they are posted

1-471

wtaskabort Aborts a task transaction and rolls back any uncommitted changes
1-473
wtimezone Prints the value of the specified system's time zone
1-475
wtemp Displays the name of the directory in which Tivoli products create temporary files
1-476
wtll Imports/exports Task Library definitions
1-478
wtmrname Displays and changes the name of the local Tivoli Management Region (TMR).
1-482
wtrace Provides information to debug methods
1-483
wuname
Lists operating system information

1-488
wuninst Uninstalls Tivoli applications from a specified node or from the entire Tivoli Management Region (TMR)
1-489
wunstmn For NT and Unix only, this command removes Tivoli Management Framework files from a Managed Node
1-492
wunsub Removes Tivoli resources from a Profile Manager's subscription list
1-495
wupdate Updates resources in the local name registry
1-497
wvalidate
Validates a profile against its' validation policy
1-499
wxterm
Opens an Xterminal window on a specified display

1-500



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