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update secldapclntd to use AES256 encryption

Currently, secldapclntd uses DES encryption to store bindpwd and ldapsslkeypwd entries in ldap.cfg.Since DES isn't considered secure any more, secldapclntd should be upgraded to use AES256 encryption.
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

rw_max_time change to 30

I want to be able to set the minimum value of "rw_max_time" which is the attribute value of hdisk to 30.
over 4 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Port Linux package SSSD into AIX for Active Directory authentication

There are costed product options that allow user and group management from Active Directory and authentication. SSSD has been ported to different flavors of Linux and to have it working on AIX would provide simplicity and reduced cost.
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

API (probably in perfstat) for querying the VLAN(s) and vSwitch for virtual LAN interfaces

Haven't found a documented API for querying the VLAN(s) and vSwitch associated with a virtual LAN interface. Worked through an undocumented API for a plain, virtual interface, but that doesn't work if it's behind an EtherChannel or SEA.
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add option to disable TLS 1.1 in sendmail

Security scans now flag TLS 1.1 support as a vulnerability. Sendmail allows all SSL versions and TLS 1.0 to be disabled. It needs to allow TLS 1.1 to be disabled as well.
8 months ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Porting RedHat nfsiostat command on AIX systems

I didn't knowthat RedHat has implemented nfsiostat command for performing NFS real-time monitoring. Unfortunately, nfsiostat command does not exist on AIX systems. However, there are NFS clients and NFS servers on AIX systems too that could be mon...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

NIC fiber light measurement

Per Networking I/O Development, we do not have an ethernet-adapter based optics dbM measurement tool for AIX other than diagnostics run with wrap plugs to verify the card and its gbic modules. However, per Development, it's not out of reason to re...
about 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Live kenel update should support SMB

Live kernel update should support SMB clients.
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Modern browser for AIX which supports at least TLS 1.2

The latest available Firefox for AIX is version 3.6.25 which enables SSL 3 by default, and TLS 1.0 Customers have requested a modern browser on AIXthat can, among other things:- Use TLS1.2- View IBM's Fix Central- View IBM's Knowledge Center IBM s...
over 6 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

replace compress in AIX snap utility against xgzip supporting HW compression

snap is using compress which is using only normal processor cores and is very slowly
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration