How does the VxHF.exe utility help to install, uninstall and verify what hotfixes are installed on a local system

How does the VxHF.exe utility help to install, uninstall and verify what hotfixes are installed on a local system

Article: 100021736
Last Published: 2017-11-15
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Product(s): InfoScale & Storage Foundation

Problem

How does the VxHF.exe utility help to install, uninstall and verify what hotfixes are installed on a local system (InfoScale & Storage Foundation High Availability on Windows)

Products applicable for:
•     Storage Foundation for Windows
•     Storage Foundation and High Availability for Windows
•     Veritas Cluster Server
•     InfoScale Storage
•     InfoScale Availability
•     InfoScale Enterprise

Solution

The Veritas Hotfix Installer, VxHF, enables you to automatically install or uninstall the private/hotfixes that are available for the applicable products. This utility is included with all the private/hotfixes that are released, and is extracted at the following location:

on 32-bit system: "%CommonProgramFiles%\Veritas Shared\WxRTPrivates\<Private_Number >
on 64-bit system: "%CommonProgramFiles(x86)%\Veritas Shared\WxRTPrivates\<Private_Number>

Syntax options
The VxHF.exe has the following options:

       VxHF.exe /install:<PrivateNumber> [/silent]
       VxHF.exe /install:<PrivateNumber> [/silent] [/forcerestart]
       VxHF.exe /install:<PrivateNumber> [/skipTasks]
       VxHF.exe /install:<PrivateNumber> [/verbose]
       VxHF.exe /uninstall:<PrivateNumber> [/silent]
       VxHF.exe /uninstall:<PrivateNumber> [/silent] [/forcerestart]
       VxHF.exe /uninstall:<PrivateNumber> [/skipTasks]
       VxHF.exe /uninstall:<PrivateNumber> [/verbose]
       VxHF.exe /list

Log location       
The installer creates and stores a log file (VxHF.TXT) at the following location: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Veritas\VxHF



 

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