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FROM AIX in Dockerfile

This Request For Enhancement is for allowing the usage of FROM AIX in the Dockerfile.
almost 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

IDS LDAP client enhancement

The IBM AIX ldap client currently does not seem to support load balancer VIP for AD domain controllers. It would be nice to have support for a load balancer VIP instead of having to define a list of comma separated domain controller servers especi...
over 1 year ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

AIX IPSec improvements for regulation compliance

In the context of French "Loi de Programmation Militaire" regulation, ANSSI requests to implement IPSec between application workloads when using microsegmentation.According to ANSSI recommendations and BNP-Paribas security rules, IPsec on AIX must...
about 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Live Partition update with spectrum scale filesystem

Hello, today it is not possible with AX 7.2 to install aix patches online if you have spectrum scale (gpfs) filesystems. AIX and spectrum scale are IBM Standard products, so it is not understandable for customer .
almost 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

rw_max_time change to 30

I want to be able to set the minimum value of "rw_max_time" which is the attribute value of hdisk to 30.
about 4 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Port Linux package SSSD into AIX for Active Directory authentication

There are costed product options that allow user and group management from Active Directory and authentication. SSSD has been ported to different flavors of Linux and to have it working on AIX would provide simplicity and reduced cost.
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

NIC fiber light measurement

Per Networking I/O Development, we do not have an ethernet-adapter based optics dbM measurement tool for AIX other than diagnostics run with wrap plugs to verify the card and its gbic modules. However, per Development, it's not out of reason to re...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Modern browser for AIX which supports at least TLS 1.2

The latest available Firefox for AIX is version 3.6.25 which enables SSL 3 by default, and TLS 1.0 Customers have requested a modern browser on AIXthat can, among other things:- Use TLS1.2- View IBM's Fix Central- View IBM's Knowledge Center IBM s...
over 6 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

CISCO Switch Port information with CDP Protocol

We need support of CISCO Switch LAN CDP Protocol and want to see this information in AIX about Switch capabilities, port connected on AIX side to which port on switch side This is in VMWare standard and helps in analysis oft LAN Port problems and ...
over 6 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

Port OpenSCAP to AIX

Please port OpenSCAP to AIX either native or RPM package format will do.
almost 7 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration