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Resource based constrained delegation

We would like to have "Resource based constrained delegation" in the next Java release. As per support case TS006005382, it was suppose to be in 8u301 but it's not.
over 2 years ago in AIX 2 Future consideration

LVM_SA_STALEPP errors on Logical Volume backed VIOS clients during VIOS reboot
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Need to improve performance of fcntl locking code when many processes are vying for the same lock

In fcntl locking code when waking up blocked processes , optimize the number of processes being woken up to avoid contention Huge documentation within the Support case TS005339308 documentation
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

AIX should provide a method to notify the SRC that a daemon restart is triggered externally

Provide a method for daemons, that an externally triggered restart (for example from a remote system) of a daemon is "ok" for the SRC daemon.
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

probevue Enhancement to handle security product system calls

When security products such as Imperva or Guardium is used, the probevue tool in AIX is unable to find the system calls that these security products intercept such as read, write, open, close, stat, etc. This makes it impossible to use probevue sc...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future 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

live update AIX7.2 LKU Minimum memory

I know AIX need at least 2 Go memory, all of our LPARs have more that 2 Go Online MemoryFor an obscure historical reason, our old LPARs have just 1 Go minimum memory .We cannot change this "profil" attribut without stop and restart theses LPARs , ...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 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.
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

lspv output irritating on unavailable disk

I find the output of the lspv somewhat irritating on removed or unavailable disks. Example: here hdisk1 had been removed physically, and the outout of the disk's state differs:# lspvhdisk0 00fab4e16b7a83d9 rootvg activehdisk1 00fab4e187b7bf6e root...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under 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....
almost 3 years ago in AIX 5 Future consideration