HP-UX: Find Out If Recommend Security Patch Applied Or Not

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How do I compare the HP-UX UNIX system output with the most current vendor recommended and security patches?

You need to use swlist command to display information about software products under HP-UX unix operating system.

To shows products, subproducts and filesets under HP-UX UNIX, enter:
# swlist –l fileset
To find applied patch or not, enter:
# swlist –l fileset | grep patch
To display all categories of available patches for patches that have included category objects in their definition, enter:
# swlist -l category
To display all applied patches, enter:
# swlist -l patch

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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