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RFE for Apple about AIX Live Kernel Update preview phase checking for available storage and avaiable network IPs
Currently AIX Live Kernel update may fail due to lack of storage (Apple case TS013523804 ) or lack of available IPs (Apple case TS013523634 ). Apple contact asked, for both of these conditions that may cause LKU to fail, is this something that can...
Request for better messaging during the liveupdate (LKU) process
Apple needs a way to determine if AIX LKU is taking too long during the blackout phase. A separate idea AIX-I-685 is open for adding a timeout value, and this RFE is open to break out the separate request from Apple for more information during the...
Request for the additional parameter/function for detaching DDM from LVM Mirror
・Requested function: - I want to request a timeout parameter to enable users to adjust IO timeout to detach each hdisk from LVM Mirror configuration. - I want to request a function that enables a detachment of a DDM under LVM Mirror, in case its I...
Deliver emfc_power as command in AIX for SAN connection troubleshooting
One of the first steps when working with IBM is (after snap´s) is to run the command emfc_power to verify TX/RX/ levels. This command could be useful as a standard command also including 25/10Gbs LAN power status check, as maybe event driven alert...
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...
Process improvement to quiesce workloads prior to Live Kernel Update
Currently clients have to follow an elaborate process to quiesce workloads manually, and they would prefer to have support from the LKU preparation process to identify what apps or processes are impacting LKU. Evan Zoss and Carl Burnett have asked...
AIX Live Kernel Update needs to fail out if the blackout period runs too long
Clients using Live Kernel Update need to see a message on the terminal during the blackout period in LKU that provides some useful information so they are not waiting for the blackout period to end when it is actually stuck and will not end succes...
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