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AIX support for NTP-NTS (Network Time Security)

We want to secure our ntp time synchronisation with NTS (Network Time Security) as the alternatives are insecure (autokey) or complex to manage (machine individual key setup). Maybe you can add NTPsec (ntpd fork) or chrony as additional package?ht...
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

libHBAAPI.a in AIX has hardcoded max num adapters (set at 32) - needs to be increased or made a dynamic table (as per RHEL)

For AIX versions AIX 7.2 (actually AIX 5.3 and above) libHBAAPI.a (devices.common.IBM.fc.hba-api) define the max number of devices is set using the following define (in san.h): #define HBA_MAX_NUM_ADAPTERS 32 In AIX, in libHBAAPI.a a fc port is eq...
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration is calling nim_unmount without the force flag. is calling nim_unmount without the force flag.This should be fixed, so that the NIM resource's filesystem/directory is unmounted when the mksysb is done. If another command being run on the system puts the NIM resource's filesystem/dir...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

vPMEM support for AIX Flash Cash without cold start

With support of vPMEM starting with AIX 7.3 we need support of AIX Flash Cache with vPMEM without Flash Cache cold start after AIX Boot.
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Support for NFS 4.1 in AIX

We have an NFS mount which is shared from Azure, which uses NFS version 4.1. We are getting mount errors while mounting the share in AIX 7.1 LPAR. IBM support confirmed that AIX currently support only till NFS version 4
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

SMIv2 support for AIX mosy command

Please make it possible for AIX mosy command to compile mib files written in SMIv2.
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

auditselect filtering expression for a certain argument

Use certain argument filter by auditselect - like specifying an argument (file name for example)
over 2 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Provide standardise approach for lsmpio metadata expansion

Currently there is no public information about what extended metadata attributes can be obtained from the storage to facilitate OS admin manipulation of storage.For example lsmpio -q presents on some devices the name of the volume and there could ...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under 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

LLDP support for EtherChannel on AIX / VIOS

Customers networking department want to have information about the adapter ports connected to their networking switch. When using SEA with EtherChannel beneath these information are provided for only one port. Need to enhance the lldp part on AIX ...
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration