Software Administration

Category: Systems Management [AD]

This Product Standard defines a standard set of facilities for the administration of software across distributed systems. The facilities include packaging of software for distribution, distribution of software to systems, installation and configuration of software on systems, and removal of software from systems. It defines a software package layout, and a set of utilities to operate on the package layout and on the software installed from it.

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Referenced Documents:

IEEE Std. 1387.2:1995, Information Technology - Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) System Administration - Part 2: Software Administration.

Conformance Statement Questionnaires:

CSQ for Software Administration Product Standard

Test Suites:


Present in UNIX 98 Product Standard(s)

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