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IBM Power Ideas Portal

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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The '-M' flag is disruptive in a heavily used machine. If we can specify that trace only collect '-M' type information for a specific process name/PID, it would be much lighter weight. This DCR is opened to enhance '-M' to limit collections to a s...
almost 9 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

Provide shared segment description when using 'svmon -S'

When svmon is invoked with the -S flag( segment report ), some shared memory segments are not being given their specific descriptions. If a shared memory segment has more than one process attached, svmon reports the segment with a description of "...
almost 9 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

Increase performance of csum command

Starting with AIX 6.1, the performance of the csum command has dropped considerably, compared to AIX 5.3. AIX development support investigated and found that this was due to the csum command being modified to use libclic.a library functions. The a...
about 9 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered


Customer is having performance issues in LDAP with large groups. We have fixed a few defects, and had 1 remaining one open, defect 939690.However attempted fixes in that defect have not been approved by devt,and devt agreed to accept a DCR to impl...
about 9 years ago in AIX 4 Delivered

remove older insecure protocols like SSLV3 from openssl on aix

remove older insecure protocols like SSLV3 from openssl on aix
about 8 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

Include Patch for GSSAPI key exchange support in AIX version of OpenSSH

IBM Power Systems customer Bloomberg requests that AIX include the Patch for GSSAPI key exchange support in the AIX version of OpenSSH. All other commercial Unix operating systems used by this customers contain this patch as well as major commerci...
over 8 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

Need AIX G11N updates

1. Update localedef for UCS-4 uconvTable logic2. Update WorldType Font to the latest3. Xorg Security Issues for AIX gos
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Delivered