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Add documentation for NVMe on AIX/VIOS: nvmemgr command

With our new systems 100% NVMe internally we should document for AIX / VIOS the ability to configure the NVMe drives, manage namespaces, etc. IBM i has this documentation, AIX should too since that also covers the Virtual I/O Server. The nvmemgr c...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

live update AIX7.2 LKU

To enhance LKU tool monitoring I suggest to add a timestamp on the standard output at each main step beginning ( ex : 16:41 The live update preview ; 16:46 Creating rootvg for boot of surrogate. 16:55 Starting the surrogate LPAR? Moving workload t...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Request for better messaging during the liveupdate (LKU) process

Apple needs a way to determine if AIX LKU is taking too long during the blackout phase. A separate idea AIX-I-685 is open for adding a timeout value, and this RFE is open to break out the separate request from Apple for more information during the...
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Redesign of software downloads

This is intended to encompass all IBM downloads for software, firmware and even the mdt iso.We need a better software distribution model that can allow for a CLI session to be used to select and download installs/patches for whatever version the u...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

SNMPv3 AES Encryption Support

Upgrade AIX SNMPv3 to support AES encryption.
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

PAM module support

Well-known and often-used PAM module pam_localuser is not currently available on AIX.Not integrating this module pre-compiled with the base AIX packages or through yum is a missed opportunity.It also currently impedes easy deployment of our corss-...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

nfsv4 does not work if disabling portmapper service

I'm opening this RFE on behalf of the customer in Case support TS004721196.In "https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7530" we can see:3.1. Ports and TransportsHistorically, NFSv2 and NFSv3 servers have resided on port 2049. The registered port 2049 [RFC3...
over 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

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 ...
8 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Enhance AIX audit subsystem with audit-specific remote logging

A feature of Linux and Solaris is the auditd daemon for logging audit events. Auditd has the ability to forward audit events to a remote auditd logger for centralised logging of audit events. AIX has no ability except through syslog, which, due to...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

64 bit wc command for 64 bit UTF-8 locales

Issue: ERANGE errors when processing data with 4 byte characters . # perl -e 'print "\xf0\x9f\x98\x80\n"' | wc wc: : Result too large The 32-bit locales and applications can only process the Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP), from U+0000 to U+FFFF....
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration