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My votes: AIX

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chmod: ACL support

Not very well known feature of Linux is the possibility to set ACLs with chmod command - http://www.mtitek.com/tutorials/linux/fileperm_chmod_acl.php even if there are special ACL commands like setfacl and getfacl. The feature is used in some Ansi...
2 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

chmod: add reference option

Sometimes it is useful to set permissions the same way as they already set on one of the files. In Linux it is possible to do the operation with --reference option to provide a reference file with permissions already set. Linux example: # ls -ltot...
2 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

A way to have AIX point to a "VIP" so that each LPAR can follow the trusted LDAP certificate chain instead of having to update the cert on each LPAR every year.

The team who is responsible for attaining the new certs can place them in a location that AIX can then point to. It's a better process by eliminating potential points of failure (human error) to have 1 person update the certificates in 1 location ...
8 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

redefining functions in header files - do it the right way

When functions in header files need to be redefined (e.g. to get new default behavior),this should NOT be done by just renaming them with a simple '#define func_new func_old'.Instead, macros should be used like it was done for older XL C/C++ compi...
23 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Option to log stdout/stderr with swrole

One of the advantages of sudo over AIX RBAC is ability to record commands and their stdout/stderr - see logio in sudo documentations and sudoreplay. We need similar functionality in AIX RBAC. When user activates a role using swrole and the logging...
28 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

ping response time to be displayed in microseconds

Currently AIX ping shows response time in milliseconds like this: PING 10.128.172.56: (10.128.172.56): 56 data bytes64 bytes from 10.128.172.56: icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=1 ms64 bytes from 10.128.172.56: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=0 ms 64 bytes from 10...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted

lsdev should show the correct storage type

lsdev shows for an FS9500 storage (and also other newer storages) still "IBM 2076 FC disk", which is very old and missleading. The command should give the correct type, for example 4666 for an FS9500 storage. $ lsdev -Cl hdisk420hdisk420 Available...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Enhance lsmpio showing both storages in an policy-based HA environment (mirroring)

In an AIX VM using a FS9500 environment with policy-based HA it is only possible with lsmpio to see the primary storage node of the mirroring relation in the FS9500. It should be possible to see both storages of that relation. This is especially i...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Provide option to bind SNMP agent to the Boot IP of the system/node.

If the SNMP service uses a dynamically assigned virtual IP, the reported data could be related to multiple systems/nodes instead of a single unique system/node because the virtual IP may be associated with multiple systems/nodes.
2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

(AIX NIM Server on Linux(ppc64le)

Setting up an "AIX NIM Server" on a Linux(ppc64le) is a powerful way to efficiently manage AIX and VIOS installations. The Network Installation Manager (NIM) is a tool from IBM that automates the installation, management and maintenance of AIX and...
2 months ago in AIX 0 Under review