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EC (Elliptic Curved key) support for the TE Certificates

We think it's a good idea to support Elliptic Curved key support for the TE Certificates, this because TE is a (very reliable security tool) and it is a bit strange that it does not support the better (newer) encryption methods. We use TE also to ...
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Support iSCSI targets other than just AIX

The AIX iSCSI sw initiatior problems are only supported when the iSCSI target is also AIX. This makes iSCSI a non-option in the AIX world. IBM needs to support the iSCSI sw initiator as a standards-based adapter for it to be relevant.
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

lspv output irritating on unavailable disk

I find the output of the lspv somewhat irritating on removed or unavailable disks. Example: here hdisk1 had been removed physically, and the outout of the disk's state differs:# lspvhdisk0 00fab4e16b7a83d9 rootvg activehdisk1 00fab4e187b7bf6e root...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

errdemon should survive rootvg outages

RAS improvement for errdemon required to save errlog entries during temporary rootvg outages.
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Change RSCT scripts from ksh to sh/bash

Hi Team, SUSE has announced that it will end support for ksh in SLES 12 on March 2022 as per the link of the TSAMP and RSCT scripts are still using ksh e.g. getsadata, samreset, SAMAd...
over 2 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Need latest BGP protocol support for gated

current gated is not compatible with CISCO ACI's implementationas AIX gated does not understand BGP specitified in RFC 4271
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

SUMA setup

we need SUMA to have automated scripts as cronjobs. we also need a GUI version of the SUMA usage and not memorising commands to carry out download. we also need SUMA to be able to download ISO images from ESS sites and not only accessing fixcentral.
over 2 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Informix ESQL/C ifx_var_getdata() should do charset conversion when binding with CLVCHARPTRTYPE

Sorry for the IBM AIX product name but this is about IBM/HCL Informix and I can't find the product name in the list... Platforms: Linux Debian 10.7 or Windows 10Informix server: IDS-14.10.FC5Informix client: CSDK 4.50.FC5DB_LOCALE = en_us.utf8CLIE...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

LKU - release lvup_rootvg surrogate disk without a reboot

Live Kernal Update - release surrogate disk without a reboot.
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

IDS 12.10 syspurge enhancement

We are experiencing locking errors during IBM Informix Dynamic Server syspurge causing a failure to complete syspurge specifically with tables using interval fragmentation. We understand that currently IBM cannot guarantee that there will not be c...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration