First, never assume there's going to be a command. Too much information.
An out file with 1 big long record? And who wants a printout to parse?

Next, IBM has infocenter. Embrace it, don't fear it.

Programming, Application Programming interfaces
General Configuration APIs
Retrieve Partition Information
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v7r1m0/topic/apis/dlpar_get_info.htm

Short of doing some SSL communication to the HMC is about as good as
you're going to get.


Rob Berendt




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