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AIX

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AIX, VIOS and HMC Lifecycle Information API

Dear Team, Looks like there is no API available to fetch table data from the below VIOs and AIX pages. It would be a nice to have feature, If there is an API available similar to FLRT API. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/powervm-vios-lifecycle-i...
18 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Request for additional manual explanation on "mindigit" and "minother"

This is a request for an improvement to the AIX manual on password policy. If a password policy item "mindigit" is set to a number greater than 1, "minother" must also be set to a number greater than 1. I would like this to be added to the explana...
about 2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Configuration rules for AIX (like those for VIOS)

Would it be possible to make the very useful configuration rules function that is avaliable in VIOS avalaible in AIX? This would be very useful for setting customised defaults for different devices within AIX without altering the predefined ODM. W...
6 months ago in AIX 1 Submitted

Enabling FDMI hostname visibility for NPIV

FDMI is most commonly used for hostname visibility from SAN ports. This visibility can be used for checking the hostname from SAN and for automation of SAN provisioning with end to end processes. Currently only physical HBA on AIX can provide FDMI...
4 days ago in AIX 1 Submitted

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...
16 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Will the compatibility with AIX7.2 and/or AIX 7.3 will be announced with the product PAM_HBAC (Host Based Access Control)

Hello, Will the compatibility with AIX7.2 and/or AIX 7.3 will be announced with the product PAM_HBAC (Host Based Access Control).At the moment, pam_hbac runs on Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris (tested on Oracle Solaris 11 and Omnios) but not on AIX.
about 2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Add wrapper to /usr/opt/rpm/bin/patch

GNU patch which is delivered as part of rpm.rte has a known bug on AIX. It dumps core with out of memory error in some case if nofiles is set to -1 or unlimited. Please add a wrapper to check if nofiles is set to unlimited and if it is, set ulimit...
2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

The customer should be able to access the transferred files directly on the support page in the event of a support case.

the customer should be able to access the transferred files directly on the support page. In the case of one client, several support staff can process the case. It would therefore be useful if these persons could access the transferred files direc...
5 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Add option to disable TLS 1.1 in sendmail

Security scans now flag TLS 1.1 support as a vulnerability. Sendmail allows all SSL versions and TLS 1.0 to be disabled. It needs to allow TLS 1.1 to be disabled as well.
5 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Improve the lrud behavior when free the large amount of memory.

When lrud free the memory, it will enable the interrupt disabled mode and block other threads. When customer runs the time-sensitive applications, it might lead to an application time out and then the transaction failures.
7 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted