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Please provide possibility to add 'vlan_tag' to 'vios' management objects on NIM

As of now [ AIX 7300-02-01-2346 ], the current design of VIOS objects does not include support for VLAN tags :-( # lsnim -q define -t standalone | grep vlan-a vlan_tag=<value>-a vlan_pri=<value> # lsnim -q define -t vios | grep vlan
6 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add NFS v4.1 and NFS v4.2 support for mounting on clients

There are supposedly security and stability enhancements in NFSv4.1 and v4.2. Also, the IBM product MQ suggests using NFSv4.1
6 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Evaluate Asymmetric Access State (ALUA state) on path recovery

On path recovery an AIX system does not evaluate the ALUA state of the path (which may have changed while there was no communication).
about 2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

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

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

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

The smbc.rte driver must be MUST more robust against IP address changes on a file server!!!!

We have a NAS "cluster" from which we're mounting CIFS shares. We must use SMBv3 to be compliant with our InfoSec department. However, when an IP changes in our cluster, it's registered with DNS, but the smbc filesystems UTTERLY lock up. They don'...
6 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX: OpenSSH support for authenticating with FIDO2 credentials.

Having OpenSSH at least in version 8.2 and getting support for ed25519-sk type of keys would be a gain.
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

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 rsyslog compiled with omkafka (Kafka module)

Addition of the Kafka module to AIX rsyslog. Request to compile AIX rsyslog with omkafka module because this is needed in our production and homologation servers in domain XRC (Customer Relationship applications)
over 2 years ago in AIX 3 Planned for future release