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Request work-around for CPU Meltdown and Spectra Issue
Platform========Power System 7, 7+, 8, 9AIX 7.XVIOS 2.X Description===========Samsung Electronics Global-ERP system has a concern about CPU Meltdown and Spectre Patch issue.(CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5754) As you know, i-fixes for...
We need a way to check / display the setting of the 'Enlarged I/O capacity' setting of the power server adapters. This setting is essential for the correct functionality of the ESS IO servers and its misconfiguration has performance and stability ...
UAK: Automatically update UAK's when approaching expiration.
IBM has multiple sites detailing how to set up your HMC (or single lpar system running IBMi) to automatically retrieve Update Access Keys. However it does little good if you still have to go to ESS for each system and request a new key manually. U...
HMC as Single Point of Control for System Time Consistency
During a P6 to P7 HW upgrade on one of the frames the systemtime was not set correctly for the German Time Zone. UTC waserroneously take to be UTC +0100. The time offset of one hourwas propagated after system IPL to all LPARs and is just to larget...
PowerVM LPAR flag time_ref is not working on servers with LPM capability turned off
Although LPM capability is part of PowerVM by default in Power9 servers, there are setups which have this capability deactivated due to licensing requirements of 3rd party software (looking at you, Oracle). Due to substantially less precise source...
When a VIOS dumps (for any reason) the IBM i client partitions freeze waiting the end of the dump and the IPL of the first VIOS in order to be served by the second VIOS. The time is variable but around 4-5 minutes (not feasable for a bank online)....
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