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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.
over 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...
over 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.
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

enhance FWAD so that it does not run out of memory for storing CDT structures

IBM Power Systems customer Bloomberg created a system dump in which was displayed the message : "There was not enough memory to copy the CDTs, Contact IBM for further support". Analysis of this dump indicated there was not enough memory pre-alloca...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

HMC updates and upgrades can be difficult at times to figure out

HMC updates and upgrades can be difficult at times to figure out. For example what prereqs are required. We have many HMCs and they are not all in sink so when it comes for an upgrade or update it is rather easy to miss something on a prereq list ...
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 10 Delivered

Second stage of UDP receive rate improvements

Seek to attain a goal of 1 million packets per second on receive, for a single-stream of UDP multicast. The mechanism at this rate should be lossless and sustainable. Assumptions:- Full system LPAR running AIX 7.2 TL1.- POWER8: models S824 (24-way...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

HMC DHCP server customization

Make it possible for HMC administrator to add custom Address Range in DHCP server configuration.
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 3 Delivered