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My ideas: AIX

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Improve smbc performance with multiple threads

When multiple threads access an smbc share, individual threads may pause for long periods of time while one thread seems to have almost exclusive access to the share.
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Implement immediate unmap on file deletion or asynchronous automated unmap

The current implementation of JFS2 unmap allows for the use of chfs -a reclaim=<fast|normal> filesystem This request is to implement a solution closer to other OSs/Filesystems that would remove the manual intervention and release the space a...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add target limitations to PV_SU in AIX RBAC

If one of the PV_SU kernel privileges is used any target user id can be reached by a privileged command. There is currentliy no limitation to the list of target user id's for the su command. It would be great to get a way to limit the target user-...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

AIX/PowerSC Trusted Execution (TE) vulnerability

A script can still be run on an AIX system where trusted execution (TE) has been enabled, even if TE is enabled with CHKSCRIPT=YES etc.Even if script "my_script" is not in the TSD, it can be executed by ksh ./my_scriptor similar variation / shell....
about 3 years ago in AIX 5 Future consideration

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...
6 months ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Automatic increase of maximum allocation value during resize of JFS2

During expansion of a file system the following error may occur: # chfs -a size=+100G /myfs0516-787 extendlv: Maximum allocation for logical volume myfs_lv is 512. In this case administrator must manually execute chlv -x <some value> myfs_lv...
4 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

RMC connection through NAT firewall

In an MSP environment there are multiple customers on one system with multiple VLANs. The VLANs are all behind a NAT firewall. From a management point of view, an LPAR should talk to the HMC over RMC through that NAT firewall. The issue in that en...
over 4 years ago in AIX 3 Future consideration

Storage space reclamation over vSCSI

AIX supports space reclamation with various storage systems over NPIV. Customers using vSCSI for good reasons also want to use this feature with storage systems especially with IBM Storwize V7000 Gen2+ and FlashSystem 7200.
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

rendev updates

I would like to have the rendev command to be able to change rootvg disk(s) and take effect after reboot.
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

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...
9 months ago in AIX 1 Future consideration