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HP-UX - Common

Connector file name: MS_HW_HPUX.hdf

This connector is superseded by:


Discovers the model and type of HP-UX systems. Discovers and monitors processors.


Typical platforms: HP 9000, HP Integrity, HP SuperDome

Operating system: HP-UX


Leverages: HP-UX system commands (ioscan, etc.)

Technology and protocols: System Commands

This connector requires advanced privileges on the managed host for the command below:

  • /usr/bin/adb

This connector therefore needs to run as root or you need to configure a privilege-escalation mechanism like sudo on the managed host to allow the monitoring account to run the command listed above.

Sample of /etc/sudoers to allow the above command to be run as root by the patrol account:

patrol ALL=(root) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/adb

Connector Activation Criteria

The HP-UX - Common connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • Operating System is HP-UX
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: /bin/ls /usr/bin/model
    • Output contains: ^/usr/bin/model$ (regex)


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
  • Model
  • Type
  • Vendor
    Processor (MS_HW_CPU)
    • Maximum Speed
    • Model
    • Status
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