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Please provide possibility to add 'vlan_tag' to 'vios' management objects on NIM
As of now [ AIX 7300-02-01-2346 ], the current design of VIOS objects does not include support for VLAN tags :-( # lsnim -q define -t standalone | grep vlan-a vlan_tag=<value>-a vlan_pri=<value> # lsnim -q define -t vios | grep vlan
AIX Live update fd helper support for more than 64K sockets needed
We normally use AIX Live Update for patching all our lpars including production servers. We have Oracle applications which have more than 64K sockets open during operation, which is currently unsupported by AIX live update (LKU) procedure, because...
OpenSSH installer on AIX to refresh sshd subsystem as a part of post install
Right now upgrading OpenSSH on AIX does not always automatically refresh the sshd subsystem. This behaviour has been like this for some time - but there is now an additional complication: Upgrading OpenSSH from version 8 to 9 causes sshd to refuse...
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...
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...
cron should reattempt loading crontabs of users that are not found
If a remote user (such as an LDAP user) has a crontab, it may not get loaded when the system is rebooted. The cron log would say: ! crontab for <user> not loaded due to authentication error. This is because at the time cron has started, the ...
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...
IBM Deosn't recognized Huawei SAN Disk with using basic MPIO in maintenance mode. When client server boot in maintenance mode, rootvg disks presented from Huawei storage appears with multiple disk due to the basic MPIO of AIX cant combine Huawei m...
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