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GLVM for 3 locations (sides)

Currently GLVM only support 2 sides.However, the LVM is able to manage 3 copies.Specially for IBM Cloud environments it is required to get GLVM to support 3 sides. So that the full capability of the AIX LVM can be utilized.
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

AIX, VIOS and HMC Lifecycle Information API

Dear Team, Looks like there is no API available to fetch table data from the below VIOs and AIX pages. It would be a nice to have feature, If there is an API available similar to FLRT API. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/powervm-vios-lifecycle-i...
5 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Under review

Provide mksysb image in ESS AIX Flash ISO Media

in a similar way that ESS VIOS Flash ISO Media does.
7 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

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...
about 1 year ago in AIX 3 Future consideration

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

Option to log stdout/stderr with swrole

One of the advantages of sudo over AIX RBAC is ability to record commands and their stdout/stderr - see logio in sudo documentations and sudoreplay. We need similar functionality in AIX RBAC. When user activates a role using swrole and the logging...
29 days ago in AIX 0 Submitted

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

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
8 months ago in AIX 0 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'...
7 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration