AIX trusted installation and update
Starting from IBM®
AIX® 7.2 with Technology Level 4, the software
packages, which are delivered in the
installp format, are digitally signed. The
digital signatures of the associated software package are stored in a database called Digital
Signature Catalog (DSC). These digital signatures are distributed by using the ODM entries of the
When you install the
installp formatted software for software package
installation or update, the verification program verifies the digital signatures of the software
package. The installp command performs actions based on the value of the
Digital Signature Policy option.
For more information about setting a value for the Digital Signature Policy option, see AIX trusted installation.
You can also run the chsignpolicy command to modify the value of the Digital Signature Policy option.