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Pcmpath Query Device Abend AIX - Improvement

When i use an unsupported configuration , over 16 per PATHs Device , the command " pcmpath device query" should receive CORE instead, but AIX receive an ABEND (DSI ), and crash/reboot the system.
almost 7 years ago in AIX 2 Is a defect

DataStructure Subfield Access By Variable Property

Add new syntax to RPG for accessing subfields. RPG limits access to qualified data structure subfields to hard-coded names with dot notation. New syntax should be like Javascript property notation dataStruct['literal_name'] or var fld = 'userName'...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Allow PP size of rootvg to be set during installation

Allow administrators to set the physical partition (pp) size of rootvg at AIX installation time.
almost 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

NIM bos_inst support for multibos images

Currently, according to the multibos man page, "You can create a backup that contains both instances by first mounting the standby instance (using the -m flag), and then creating the backup. However, you can restore the backup onto a disk only by ...
almost 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Allow for AIX automountd failover in the event of primary LDAP server loss

Our team utilizes AIX as the main operating system for our application servers. Within these servers we utilize the LDAP feature to authenticate for purposes such as sudo, ssh, automount, etc. While LDAP does support server failover, automountd as...
almost 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

add SRIOV to System planning tool and add fiber adaptewr support to SR-IOV with Power systems

I want to submit an RFE to add SR-IOV support to:1) The IBM System Planning tool.2) Fiber adapters with Power Systems.
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

PowerVC, One inaccessible cluster (pvc-cluster) on one of three hosts caused the unavailability of all storage resources

Product version:PowerVC Customer sees this error:NV-F991BC3 Cannot retrieve any VIOS clusters. ***K2 Operator Error***: HTTP error for GET /rest/api/uom/Cluster?group=None: 500 (Internal Server Error) [K2 Error body Message: Unexpected err...
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

System Planning Tool- support for SR-IOV w Power systems & IBM i

System Planning Tool- support for SR-IOV w Power systems & IBM i
almost 7 years ago in Systems Design 5 Not under consideration

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters
almost 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 4 Not under consideration

Limit number of Host entries created in PowerVC

PowerVC creates a host entry on back end storage for each PATH to storage, this can result in 32 host entries PER VM. This quickly exhausts available host entries on IBM products such as SVC or v7000
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Not under consideration