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AIX

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SUMA schouldn't download superseded packages

We use SUMA to download the latest fixes for a specific AIX-TL once a week. Every week the same set of files gets downloaded and is being removed immediately during lppmgr cleanup afterwards because a newer one is already present (and skipped duri...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

SMBC authentication options

Currently SMBC on AIX relies on Kerberos to authenticate; this request is to add NTLMv2, in a similar fashion to how SMB and/or CIFS shares work on Linux.
about 4 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Need to be able to use chfs to move filesystem to support internal snapshot when it is created to support an external snapshot

As of now AIX wont support chfs to move filesystem to support internal snapshot when it is created to support an external snapshot. Customers need to recreate the filesystem if they want to use internal snapshot. Since with filesystem created for ...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX IPsec DH Group 21

Please could we have DH Group 21 support added to the AIX IPsec implementation. Maybe also 20, though we would go straight to 21 if it was available since z/OS supports it.
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

prevent "find: bad status--"

Intermittent problem with "find". If the directory contains thousands of files, sometimes "find" reports "find: bad status". I guess that find does a snapshot of files under provided directory. Then, it "fstat" each file to know if it meets comman...
over 4 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX server time zone is EST5EDT. Need to transfer AIX Syslog entries to remote syslog server in UTC timezone format.

AIX server time zone is EST5EDT. Need to transfer AIX Syslog entries to remote syslog server in UTC timezone format. This is a priority request from InfoSec team. We have found solution for LINUX server whereas on AIX server as per "TS003340201" w...
over 4 years ago in AIX 11 Future consideration

LVM_SA_STALEPP errors on Logical Volume backed VIOS clients during VIOS reboot

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6468427
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Expose LPM passive WWN to aix OS

I would like to be able to query the inactive WWN for a fiber channel adapter that is used during LPM. Currently fcstat and lscfg only show the active WWN. The inactive WWN can be seen by the HMC but not within AIX on the LPAR.
over 4 years ago in AIX 4 Future consideration

AIX live update - dynamic library replacement

RECOMMENDATION: Enhance live update so that running processes utilize the new version of a library without being restarted? CURRENT ISSUE: The Live Update concepts documentation states the following indicating the potential need to restart a proc...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Problem whit the discs paramitters on AIX 7.2 TL5 SP2

we have found that upgrading to AIX 7.2 TL5 SP2 changes the disk policies. We think that this is a big problem, because we manage hundreds of servers, and if we change the reserve_policy with chdev, then every time a technician adds a disks to a c...
over 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration