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What version?

How To Determine What Version You Are Running

“What version am I running?” is often the question you need to answer before you can start talking to someone about a problem with your software or about making changes to your software.

You can use the following as a quick reference guide to easily answer the question “What version am I running?” for each component of your software (operating system, database, and application):

What version of HP-UX/Solaris/Linux (and most posix systems) am I running?
To get the version of Unix on your server, go into the korn shell and enter the ‘uname’ command with an ‘a’ option.:

>uname -a
HP-UX bmd350 B.10.20 D 9000/831 2011043966 64-user license

This example shows HP-UX running the 10.20 version.

$ uname -a
Linux server01 2.6.11-6mdk #1 Tue Mar 22 16:04:32 CET 2005 i686

Mandrake Linux using 2.6.11 kernel

$ uname -a
SunOS server1 5.10 Generic_118822-23 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V440

Solaris… you get the idea.

What version of IBM AIX am I running?
For those of you running the IBM AIX operating system, to find out what version of the Operating System you are running (including the IBM UniData release), go to the UNIX shell, change directories as shown below and execute the cat command as follows:

# pwd
-r–r–r– 1 root dw 173 Feb 28 2003 port.note

# cat port.note
Platform : AIX 4.3.3
Operating System : AIX engine 3 4 000159494C00
Porting Date : Feb 28 2003
UniData Release : 6.0.3 60_030221_4161
Ported by : srcman


What version of Windows NT am I running?
To get the version of Windows on your server for all releases of NT4.0, execute the command ‘status’ at TCL within the Universe environment:

You are logged onto XYZ running Windows NT 4.0 (Build 1381 Service Pack 6)

What version of Universe am I running?
To get the version of Universe on your server for all recent releases of Universe, edit the ‘RELLEVEL’ file in your VOC file:

0001: X-type – The RELEASE LEVEL of this account
0003: ADMIN

In this example, the release is

What is my UniVerse Serial Number?
To find the UniVerse Serial Number, enter the CONFIG command at TCL. The Serial Number is the same as the License Number listed on the first line.


Configuration data for license number 123456789:
User limit = 10

In this example, the UniVerse Serial Number is 123456789

What version of UniData am I running?
To get the version of UniData on your server for all recent releases of UniData, execute ‘VERSION’:

Unidata RDBMS………………….3.3.2 Yes
Recoverable File System…………1.1 No
Transaction Processing………….1.1 No
UniData OFS/NFA………………..1.3 No
UniServer……………………..1.3 Yes
UniDesktop…………………….1.3 No
USAM Monitor Profile……………1.3 No
USAM Print…………………….1.3 No
USAM Batch…………………….1.3 No
USAM Journaling………………..1.3 No

The actual Version of UniData is (last line).

What version of wIntergrate am I running?
For all releases of wIntegrate, start a session and click on the pull down menu and choose the “About” selection. You will see the version of wIntegrate. Note that wIntegrate98 is the also known as wIntegrate4.x.

What version of Preview am I running?

The easiest way to get your Preview version is to execute the command ‘Preview’ at TCL within the Universe/Unidata environment:

PREVIEW v3.0.2
File Name:

This is obviously version 3.0.2. Hit to get out of the file name prompt.

What version of DataFlo am I running?
For those of you who are on DataFlo, it is easy to find out which version of DataFlo you are on. If you are on releases before 5.5, edit the file “WELCOME” in STAT-USER at TCL within the Universe/Unidata environment:

> DataFlo release 5.4 (example shows 5.6 G6):
002: ðð D A T A W O R K S C O R P O R A T I O N
003: ððððð+—————————————–+
004: ðð | T H E D A T A W O R K S S Y S T E M |
005: ðð | R E L E A S E 5.4 09-25-92 |
006: ðð | R E V I S I O N G6 06-10-98 |:

The example here is Release 5.4 G6.

For those of you who are on versions of DataFlo that are 5.5 or higher, look at the version record in STAT-TABLES:

0001: 5.7.8
0002: 10-31-00
0003: 1998/1999/2000

The example here is version 5.7.8.

What version of Kourier am I running?

This list wouldn’t be complete without including how to get your Kourier release. For versions of Kourier that are version 3.0 or higher, the easiest way to get the version is to execute the command ‘KMK.VERSION’ at TCL within the Universe/Unidata environment:

Kourier by Kore Technologies
Version……: 3.1.1
Release Date.: 05-23-2002:

The example shows the Kourier version is 3.1.1.