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My ideas: AIX

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AIX ftpd to use ciphers that need ECDH key exchange

To use FTP in a secure way, the ftpd daemon may use openssl ciphers (FTPS). But modern TLS 1.3 ciphers provided by openssl 1.1 using ECDH key exchange are not possible to be used with the ftpd. These new ciphers should be supported by the ftpd.
over 3 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered
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SMB v2 or v3 support in AIX 7

Client wants to mount a Microsoft Windows filesystems onto AIX.In the past he used CIFS which was part of standard AIX. CIFS was based on SMB v1. The latest Windows releases not longer support v1 due to security reason.Therefore we need CIFS integ...
over 6 years ago in AIX 11 Delivered

AIX command to replace "echo cvai | kdb -script" and "echo vfcs | kdb -script"?

I often use the following commands to help me determine (very quickly) which VIOS my AIX LPAR is "connected to" (in terms of disk). "echo cvai | kdb -script" (For VSCSI) "echo vfcs | kdb -script" (For VFC NPIV) LPM is the main reason why I use thi...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 13 Delivered

Creating ISO files larger than 4 GB with (smitty) mkdvd

If you use the script /usr/sbin/mkcd or mkdvd (is the same script) to create an ISO file from a slightly larger mksysb, a second ISO file is automatically created after 4 GB. /usr/sbin/mkcd -L -m MKSYSB_FILE -C /tmp -I /tmp -V rootvg -R -S -rwxr--...
over 4 years ago in AIX 7 Delivered

AIX Fast I/O error recovery on redundant storage environment

There are many redundancy solutions for robust disk I/O availability - redundant HBAs, redundant SAN switches and redundant storage system. After apply IJ10537(included in AIX 7.2 TL2 SP3), almost 120 sec to recover I/O even set rw_timeout to mini...
over 5 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

Add an AIX linker option to specify SHMPSIZE

As discussed in the Support case TS008099503, the ISV would like to be able to specify not only DATAPSIZE, TEXTPSIZE and STACKPSIZE as a linker option but also allow SHMPSIZE to be specified. Currently, if you build an application which should use...
over 2 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

Make 15 second IO-Freeze time configurable

When a FC port on a storage controller goes offline, the switch sends a RSCN event to AIX, which then freezes all IO on all disks that were logged in through that port for 15 seconds. This is part of the fast_fail and dyntrk options on the fscsi d...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

SMB support to case insensitive

WEG is working in a project to migrate more and more applications from Windows to AIX on Power but keeping its File Server on Windows. It is clear that for AIX the SMB client file system is replacement of CIFS client. But differently than CIFS, SM...
almost 4 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

Support for CAA record types in bind, for AIX versions 7.1 and 7.2

Customer requested about when will be available the support for CAA record types in bind, for AIX 7.1 and 7.2 versions. They can't use the CAA record type in the current versions of AIX.
about 4 years ago in AIX 1 Delivered

LDAP client - cache additional attributes

Hi,I'd like to be able to cache more attributes in secldapclntd's cache than just the OS-defined user attributes like gecos, shell, ...My use case is that I have a script that currently looks up in LDAP (lsldap -a passwd <username>) for SSH ...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Delivered