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Enable IBM Security Identity Manager to manage AIX RBAC roles

Currently it's possible to add AIX RBAC roles to a user in IBM Security Identity Manager. However, it is not possible to define a default role for the same user. This missing function should be added.
over 1 year ago in AIX 2 Future consideration

Improved method to securely verify AIX filesets and install images

Currently, the only way to securely verify AIX filesets is during an install operation with the chsignpolicy command set, but even this requires installing the bos.rte.install and bos.dsc filesets in order to obtain the fileset signatures. AIX sho...
12 months ago in AIX 3 Future consideration

LKU change of parameters which need normally a reboot

We want to use AIX Live Kernel Update - LKU - with SAP and Oracle 12 / 19 etc.when doing LKU it would be helpful to define a list of parameter AIX should change on the new surrogate Lpar . this should be all parameters starting at HMC for Min/Max ...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Add Linux systemd support to AIX

The Linux distributions moved away from using inittab. All new linux distributions and applications are using systemd now.
over 1 year ago in AIX 4 Future consideration

AIX Live update fd helper support for more than 64K sockets needed

We normally use AIX Live Update for patching all our lpars including production servers. We have Oracle applications which have more than 64K sockets open during operation, which is currently unsupported by AIX live update (LKU) procedure, because...
9 months ago in AIX 3 Future consideration

Y2038 problem in AIX

Please check that AIX don't use two-digit years and would function after 2038. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038_problem One of the examples of the problem - man chuser. expires Identifies the expiration date of the account. The Value parame...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Reset RootVG PVID in Cloud Ready Images

Currently when Cloud Ready images are deployed, all images regardless of OS level have the same PVID for hdisk0. This can complicate actions like attaching a rootvg to another system to do an alt_disk operation. This is very common in the cloud (P...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Snap with anonymized data

For security reasons, it is becoming more and more complicated for the customer to provide SNAP to support teams when needed.Mainly because these files contain IP addresses, hostnames and binary files.In fact, in companies, customers have modified...
about 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

RBAC Domain assignment for a file gets lost when cp is used.

When using Domain RBAC to implement access restrictions to files based on classifications. i.e. CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as a domain name. However, when a domain SECRET is assigned to a file in directory /secret/ and someone with access to the file ...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Improve smbc performance with multiple threads

When multiple threads access an smbc share, individual threads may pause for long periods of time while one thread seems to have almost exclusive access to the share.
12 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration