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RFE for PowerVM for QoS with virtual fibre channel (NPIV)

QoS with NPIV requirements: Desire a way to control the relative host and related FC adapter resources that a VM can consume compared to other VMs on a physical server. The intent is to allow VMs with critical I/O needs to get more host and FC ada...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Deliver emfc_power as command in AIX for SAN connection troubleshooting

One of the first steps when working with IBM is (after snap´s) is to run the command emfc_power to verify TX/RX/ levels. This command could be useful as a standard command also including 25/10Gbs LAN power status check, as maybe event driven alert...
12 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Add NFS v4.1 and NFS v4.2 support for mounting on clients

There are supposedly security and stability enhancements in NFSv4.1 and v4.2. Also, the IBM product MQ suggests using NFSv4.1
6 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

AIX kernel facility to track outstanding opens to a device

Currently AIX doesn't track open()s to a device. In case a process has a device opened before the configuration method has ran that device cannot be configured on the OS without a reboot, because it is not possible to identify the offending proces...
9 months ago in AIX 8 Under review

Emulex Dirver Support for the Emulex SAN Manager

Support for Congestion Management, Visibility of Transceiver Data and Inventory of all Power Emulex HBAs. Customers can do autonomous Congestions Managment who can help them mitigate Performance Problems. With the Visibility of Transceiver Data th...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Under review

Automatic increase of maximum allocation value during resize of JFS2

During expansion of a file system the following error may occur: # chfs -a size=+100G /myfs0516-787 extendlv: Maximum allocation for logical volume myfs_lv is 512. In this case administrator must manually execute chlv -x <some value> myfs_lv...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Replace the existing smbc generic mount error with specific errors

Instead of the generic error message that the smbc mount helper prints for almost all mount problems, it should instead print separate messages for each of the various reasons mount operations can fail. For example, a failure to authenticate the u...
4 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Maintain paths returning PQ=1 in Failed status after reboot

At the moment when a LUN inquiry returns Peripheral Qualifier (PQ)=1, the path to the LUN is considered in Failed status. In the event of a LUN path temporarily changing to Unavailable (ASC/ASCQ 0x04/0x0C ) and therefore setting PQ=1, that situati...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Under review