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Add separate IPv6 statistics for the SEA device, so that statistical monitoring commands can report
During the investigation of an IPv6 related Case on guest LPARs of VIOS, Support noted that investigation of the issue would have been simplified if the SEA device on the VIOS reported IPv6 statistics in addition to IPv4 statistics. Implementing t...
You can reach out Deepak Menezes(firstname.lastname@example.org) .This is with respect to issue we hit on case TS008403859Was installing Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 on top of his system 18.104.22.168 .During the installation the Putty session disconnected due to VPN discon...
Remove the fixed, built-in password of user vpgadmin and reduce the blast radius of the vpgadmin user
The VIOS vpgadmin user has a known pre-defined password(1), that can't be changed(2). Although the user has login=false, and rlogin=false (3), it's a user that is part of the bin and system groups (4). One common request of many security policies ...
Add LSO IPv6 SEA/VEA attributes to VIOS Performance Advisor and potentially default rules
The VIOS Performance Advisor is a very useful tool to verify the configuration of a running VIOS LPAR. Currently only some of the LargeSend attributes are reported when incorrectly set.
Based on TS010353771, I was advised one of the IPv6 attribut...
Many IT organizations require antivirus or similar protections, such as File Integrity Monitoring, on critical infrastructure as a matter of routine Security and Compliance policy. In the AIX space, IBM's recommended solution (as stated many times...
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