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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...
11 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

modify secldapclntd to integrate better with Windows AD

This would benefit anyone who is using Windows AD as an LDAP server in their environment. Currently, when using Windows AD as an LDAP server, it is required that users will need to have UNIX attributes set to define their uid number, primary group...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

NIM multitenancy

NIM is a single tenant application. In a multi tenant or complex environment a customer must install multiple NIM servers for different tenants or different network zones. It multiplies storage and compute used for the infrastructure. It is also d...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Error message when /usr/bin/hostnew not found

if /usr/bin/hostnew not found, host -n will return code 1, but doesn't write any error message to stderr. For better managability it'd be good to have some error message together with the return code, like: /usr/bin/hostnew not found, please insta...
4 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

LKU suppress broadcast messages from live update

When running lvupdate we see these messages on logged in tty's: Live AIX update in progress. and: Live AIX update completed. We follow itil rules for changes for aix updates. But that doesn't necessarily mean that all users who are logged in...
almost 2 years 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...
5 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

OpenSSL: Remove weak ciphers

OpenSSL is provided with the AIX base operating systems but it currently differs from the core open source offering on GitHub by deliverying a significant number of old and weak cipers. Core OpenSSL provides just 27 ciphers in its default build bu...
almost 6 years ago in AIX 9 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

nimadm upgrade with cachefs fails to install efix because it can't expand a filesystem. While installp can expand a filesystem. It would improve the upgrade proccess if emgr could do the same.

Because of the issue with emgr it is neccessary after the upgrade to boot a lpar from from altinst_rootvg and then install the missing efix, so applications cannot start.Without the limitation the lpar would be started with all the fixes and it wo...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Add feature to report size (df) based on quota set on fileset(gpfs) rather than filesystem size for AIX

On system with GPFS filesystems when quotas are enforced for a fileset (other than the root fileset), the numbers reported by the df command are based on the quotas for the fileset (rather than the entire file system). This option affects the df c...
over 3 years ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release