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AIX: request for 64 bit version of strip command

Bloomberg is seeing failure with strip command : strip: tsbig.prestrip.tsk -- 0654-406 Internal error while reading filetables. There is not enough memory available now. request is for 64 bit enablement of the strip command so that it can work wit...
about 8 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

Modify the format of the ioscli.log file on the VIOS

Change the format to of the ioscli.log file )logs all padmin commands entered) to include date and time stamp for each command.Save commands on one line instead of breaking them up over multiple lines.
about 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Delivered

PowerVC can not manage existing VMs with XIV storage

PowerVC can not manage existing VMs with XIV storage; however can create new vms in PowerVC and manage them using XIV storage.
about 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Kerberos for IBM Navigator for i

IBM's Enterprise Identity Mapping (EIM) uses Kerberos authentication and users don't have an IBMi password. Presently, the IBM Navigator for i tool does not support Kerberos authentication. For now, users can still use the older System i Navigator...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Provide an option in HMC Administration to enable/disable cimserver

Please provide an option in the HMC Management screen so that the administrators can Enable/Disable cimserver on the HMC. Few customers would like to disable traffic on cimserver port as a part of security hardening.
about 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Delivered

Please package rsyslog gnutls for AIX to Enable TLS for RSyslogd

Please package rsyslog gnutls for AIX to Enable TLS for RSyslogd. We needed to use an alternative for syslog, given syslog has limited use. We are now finding we can't use encryption for Rsyslog because the package does not exist.
about 8 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

AIXX lsuser

Customer complains about the slow command lsuser. Problem was tested in local environment and tests show, that problemdoesn't depend on LDAP connection, but on secldapclntd (AIX LDAPdaemon) cache search. All user data are locally cached in secldap...
about 8 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

struct top_of_stack omits elements that would line it up to the top of stack

define two new size-invariant structures that you can use to examine core files of both 32- and 64- bit programs. struct top_of_stack omits elements that would line it up to thetop of stack.
about 8 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

Need option to change the priority of allocation and freeing of resources in ROHA

Current ROHA does not have a functionality to change the resource allocation priorityCurrent resource allocation order is: Unused resource of machine free pool -> Mobile CoDNeed option to change the priority to: Mobile CoD -> Unused resource...
about 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

AIX : implement specific file advisories in the posix_fadvise

The requirement is to implement at least POSIX_FADV_RANDOM. This may also include AIX-specific variants to distinctly specify random read and random write separately.
about 8 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered