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PowerSC Patch Management feature should also manage HIPER ifixes

The PowerSC Patch Management is an excellent feature to manage security ifixes. There are few customers who want PowerSC to also manage HIPER ifixes. Currently PowerSC only download security ifixes. It would be nice if PowerSC can also download an...
about 1 month ago in PowerSC 2 Planned for future release

proxy support for emgr_check_ifixes and emgr_download_ifix

Corporate AIX customers often use a proxy in their company to control internet access. However, there is no proxy support in emgr_check_ifixes and emgr_download_ifix.These commands only work with direct internet access. To make these new commands ...
about 2 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

New command to substitue for emgr -l for read-only, non-root access

Right now if you want to use the emgr command to list efix data for automated data collection, you have to give root level access to the command or another script that runs emgr. Please consider adding a discrete command that only reads emgrdata f...
4 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Ability to adjust the desirability of a host within a host group, so new lpar deployments would always go to other hosts first until there is no other valid target host.

The ability to keep a hot-spare in the host group so that it's available in the event of the failure of another host and for maintenance. T he way it is now, we either have to LPM anymore lpars that land there, put into maintenance mode, or remove...
4 months ago in PowerVC 1 Planned for future release

AIX LDAP Client (secldapclntd) Performance Enhancement

Current AIX secldapclntd implementation consumes significant resources and provides slow respond under larger load (thousends of clients). More info in support cases TS009747392 and TS009832647.
4 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Provide mksysb image in ESS AIX Flash ISO Media

in a similar way that ESS VIOS Flash ISO Media does.
6 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

lvmstat that can gather MWC stats

We need a custom lvmstat that can gather MWC stats, that would would work like this: To enable mwcc stats: lvmstat -v <vgname> -me To disable mwcc stats: lvmstat -v <vgname> -md To clear mwcc stats: lvmstat -v <vgname> -mC To que...
8 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

1040 dashboard improvement: Resource summary : partitions deactivated instead of warning

1040 dashboard design changed required to improve user experience: under Resource summary ; remove deactivated partitions from the warning counter. Or even better let the deactivated partions have a unique counter: i.e. "inactive".
10 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Planned for future release

alt_rootvg_op command

alt_rootvg_op command is removing the VG without validating the current status of the VG. Ideally, this command should only be removing old_rootvg or altinst_rootvg, otherwise the VG which has the replica of rootvg, however it is removing any VG t...
10 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

User generated list of IP that the HMC will NOT use for RCM connections.

When an RCM connection is established to the PowerHA cluster service IP that moves from node to node, you can end up in a situation where you cannot dynamically increase CPU, and memory on a system. I would like to exclude PowerHA Service IPs from...
11 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release