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Enhancement of DDM error handling logic on LVM Mirror

<Target software > AIX - LVM mirror<Request detail> Repeated temporary errors, such as "T VRSAS_ERR21TD", should be a trigger of detaching DDMs that has temporary errors on LVM mirror.(For example, if several "T VRSAS_ERR21TD" errors a...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

WPAR for 7.1 on 7.2

System: Power 9Actor: AIX 7.1 dependency on application We need some information for WPAR solution.We have majority of server running on AIX 7.2, customer wants to keep all their server on AIX 7.2 but Due to some application dependency there are s...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

AD User Authentication on AIX

Hi Team, In our environment we have AIX hosts which is connected for users authentication via 'Active Directory'. It works fine when AD users login but it references /etc/security/user local file settings for any attributes. For Example: 'loginret...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

AIX WLM Start and Stop is blocking activities on huge Systems

When configuring and then starting or stopping AIX WLM Workload Manager the system is not forking any new processes anymore and if it is e.g. a 5 TB AIX machine with thousands of processes it might take up to 10 minutes to startAIX Support Analysi...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Yum on AIX - Avoid yumrepo listing via http and use another Method

Hi Team, We are using yum on AIX and using https to list the RPM's and the directories same as its listed at IBM site For Example: We are using baseurl and https as suggested by IBM (exampl...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 5 Not under consideration

Ethernet driver support of Power8 for AIX 5.3 LPARS

We've Power8 or greater managed systems and the 10GbE ethernet or the SRIOV adapters drivers cannot be installed on AIX 5.3 client servers. If AIX 5.3 servers are allowed to run on a Power8 or greater systems via PTF U86665.bff, IBM should also gi...
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under 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...
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under 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
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

auditselect filtering expression for a certain argument

Use certain argument filter by auditselect - like specifying an argument (file name for example)
about 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 ...
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration