This is a bug I found during the installation of a Netbackup Media server. The target system was an HP-UX 11iv3 which has several SRP containers integrated into ServiceGuard. As I started the installation script on the global container, it failed with an swinstall error stating that it couldn’t set the SRP containers into maintenance mode. You should know that we plan to use the the media server from the global zone, and the client will be installed also only to the global zone.
That’s because two new options were added to the swinstall command to support the Secure Resource Partition functionality. The first one is the global_srp option, by which you can decide if the installation/removal should affect the global system. The other option is the local_srp_list which contains space separated system container names enclosed in quotes. Read More