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How to find NPS versions ever installed on server

Check all the NPS versions ever installed on Netezza server. THis info also includes date time when this activity was performed as well as previous and new version for each upgrade.

/nz/data/config->cat /nz/data/config/callHome.txt | grep transition

# 2011-03-21 21:09:01 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 6.0.P4 to 6.0.P7
# 2011-07-22 19:04:02 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 6.0.P7 to 6.0.3.P1
# 2011-08-12 08:04:42 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 6.0.3.P1 to 6.0.3.P2
# 2011-10-08 21:08:08 -0500 (EST): Successful transition from 6.0.3.P2 to 6.0.5.P2
# 2012-01-07 12:07:39 -0500 (EST): Successful transition from 6.0.5.P2 to 6.0.5.P5
# 2012-04-08 09:03:31 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 6.0.5.P5 to 6.0.6
# 2012-07-24 01:05:01 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 6.0.6 to 6.0.5.P5
# 2012-08-24 01:41:03 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 6.0.5.P5 to 6.0.5.P10
# 2013-03-29 21:35:13 -0500 (EST): Successful transition from 6.0.5.P10 to 7.0.P2
# 2013-04-23 08:58:15 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 7.0.P2 to 6.0.8.P6
# 2013-06-08 08:04:51 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 6.0.8.P6 to 7.0.P2
# 2013-06-13 12:09:16 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 7.0.P2 to 7.0.2.P4
# 2013-09-28 16:09:39 -0400 (EDT): Successful transition from 7.0.2.P4 to 7.0.2.P5

Another way is to check all the kit files stored at /nz. Version against “kit ->” is the current version and “kit.bak ->” is the previous version.

/nz->ls -lrt | grep kit
drwxr-xr-x 11 nz nz 4096 Oct 21 2010 kit.5.0.10.P5/
drwxrwxrwx 4 root root 4096 Nov 22 2010 diagskit/
drwxrwxr-x 11 nz nz 4096 Mar 1 2011 kit.6.0.P4/
drwxr-xr-x 11 nz nz 4096 Mar 10 2011 kit.6.0.P7/
drwxr-xr-x 11 nz nz 4096 Jul 15 2011 kit.6.0.3.P1/
drwxr-xr-x 11 nz nz 4096 Aug 10 2011 kit.6.0.3.P2/
drwxr-xr-x 9 nz nz 4096 Nov 4 2011 kit.6.0.5.P2/
drwxr-xr-x 9 nz nz 4096 Feb 14 2012 kit.6.0.5.P5/
drwxr-xr-x 9 nz nz 4096 Mar 27 2012 kit.6.0.6/
drwxr-xr-x 9 nz nz 4096 Aug 21 2012 kit.6.0.5.P10/
drwxr-xr-x 10 nz nz 4096 Dec 18 2012 kit.7.0.P2.27274/
drwxr-xr-x 10 nz nz 4096 Dec 18 2012 kit.7.0.P2/
drwxr-xr-x 12 nz nz 4096 Mar 26 2013 kit.6.0.8.P6/
drwxr-xr-x 10 nz nz 4096 May 24 15:58 kit.7.0.2.P4/
drwxr-xr-x 10 nz nz 4096 Jun 24 19:19 kit.7.0.2.P5/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 nz nz 12 Jun 28 16:06 kit.bak -> kit.7.0.2.P5/
drwxr-xr-x 10 nz nz 4096 Sep 17 23:29 kit.7.0.2.P8.32960.1/
drwxr-xr-x 10 10507 12009 4096 Sep 17 23:29 kit.7.0.2.P8.32960/
drwxr-xr-x 10 10507 12009 4096 Sep 17 23:29 kit.7.0.2.P8/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 nz nz 20 Oct 23 21:09 kit -> kit.7.0.2.P8.32960.1/