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SUTILITY has been deprecated and will no longer be updated. LWSCOM has replaced SUTILITY as the LightWave Server management CLI.

The SUTILITY program is used to perform LightWave Server management tasks from the TACL command line. The general syntax the start the SUTILITY program is:

tacl> run SUTILITY / run-options / command-line-options


Always run SUTILITY with the --update-filesystem option after installing a new version of LightWave Server.


The standard TACL run options. Note that process does not open the IN or OUT file.



Reads command line options from <command-file>. Options specified on the command line override any duplicates specified in the file. At most, one '@' option may used. The file itself cannot contain an '@' option (i.e., no nesting).


When items are deleted from the filesystem via the Console, they are only marked for deletion and not immediately physically deleted. Rather, the data is physically deleted over time by a housekeeping process within SERVER. The --clean option immediately 'cleans up' (physically deletes) any data currently marked for deletion. Use this option if you want to remove unused data from the filesystem without waiting for the housekeeping process to run.


Creates a new LightWave Server filesystem in the location specified by the --filesystem option.

--filesystem <subvolume-spec>

Specifies the location of the target LightWave Server filesystem. <subvolume-spec> may optionally include a volume name. A value of '*' indicates the current subvolume. The filesystem must be located on a TMF-audited volume. Refer to Managing the Filesystem for more information.

--set-password <username> <password>

Overwrites the password for the named user.


Updates a LightWave Server filesystem in the location specified by the --filesystem option with the latest installed product revisions.

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