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IBM and Huawei SAN Disk MPIO

IBM Deosn't recognized Huawei SAN Disk with using basic MPIO in maintenance mode. When client server boot in maintenance mode, rootvg disks presented from Huawei storage appears with multiple disk due to the basic MPIO of AIX cant combine Huawei m...
9 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

NIM BOS and mksysb install in HANIM enviornment

In HANIM environment NIM master and alternate master does not support NIM BOS and Mksysb installation for each other. So to restore NIM master or alternate master we have to have 3rd NIM master in enviornment
almost 4 years ago in AIX 1 Functionality already exists

Prisma security SW agents on Power

Riyad Bank (and others) requesting Prisma to be installed on Power. Agents to be installed on AIX , VIOS and Linux on Power.
9 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

remove lpars and rmc keys from hmc

We like to have a button or command on the HMC to remove old or invalid RMC connections and keys to existing lpars that changed form ip address.This command should cleanup information in the Information Model Object Manager (CIMOM) repository) we ...
about 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

probevue Enhancement to handle security product system calls

When security products such as Imperva or Guardium is used, the probevue tool in AIX is unable to find the system calls that these security products intercept such as read, write, open, close, stat, etc. This makes it impossible to use probevue sc...
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Allow default setting of 'home' and 'shell' user attributes

Some customers will have their system's users defined remotely through LDAP or a similar module; these users might be defined on Windows AD, for example. Although typically there should be the ability to set a user's home directory and shell on th...
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX Host kerberization utilities to join domain does not exist

AIX OS should have proper tools to join AIX machine to Active Directory (LDAP for authorization and Kerberos for authentication). Other OS like RHEL7 have realm join feature. 1) Creates computer object in AD2) Sets SPN for computer object. 3) Cuts...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Need to be able to reformat pdisk as hdisk during install

When installing an OS on a new LPAR, it would be good if 1) there was a message to show that the disks were not in the right format, 2) show which format they are in, and 3) have a way to rectify it at that point in the install.
over 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Automate add ldap user id in /etc/security/user if id not in default krb5 auth_domain when user first logs in.

See Case number TS005500656.Ldap login fails anytime a ldap user in krb5 domain other than default domain attempts first time login. We have to manually add entry in /etc/security/user – for example:joesmith:auth_domain = “KRB.DOMN2.COM”Please aut...
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Increased scaling with active MWC

AIX active Mirror Write Consistency (MWC) has scaling limitations in big LPARs with lots of data.According to PMRs this is because of scalability limitations in the current AIX implementation.To be able to use that feature also in the future, the ...
over 5 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration