hpsmh(1M)hpsmh(1M)NAMEhpsmh - starts or stops the HP System Management Homepage server
The HP System Management Homepage is the management server for web-
based System Administration tools. In order to use HPSMH, start a web
browser on your desktop or workstation, and type in the URL or Address
of the server to be managed:
By default, the HP SMH management server under HP-UX only starts on
demand. It does not run continually. A daemon listens on port 2301 to
start an instance of the management server. The above URL automati‐
cally starts the management server, then redirects your browser to the
secure port from which to login:
The command starts or stops the HPSMH server. If no options are speci‐
fied, displays the possible options.
The command supports the followings options:
Starts the HPSMH Server if is not currently running
Stops the HPSMH Server
By default, only the root user can login to HPSMH. Within HPSMH you
can configure additional user groups to have HPSMH access.
You must be a superuser to run the command.
Installing HPSMH will generate an SSL self signed certificate. Because
this certificate is self signed, when connecting to HPSMH your web
browser will prompt you with a warning that the certificate was issued
by a web site, company or Certificate Authority you have not chosen to
It is possible to proceed by accepting this self signed certificate
temporarily for each session. You can also view and install (accept
permanently) this certificate to avoid this warning in the future.
HPSMH also supports installation of certificates created by a Certifi‐
The command returns:
upon successful completion
if the command failed
Starts HPSMH Server:
Stops HPSMH Server:
Using HPSMH, start a browser and enter the following URL:
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