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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

add pcmpath query adapter summary in lsmpio command

We've learned few month ago that SDDPCM will be soon unsupported by IBM. We have to migrate to AIX_PCM but pcmpath command can't manage devices under AIX_PCM. We used to use pcmpath query adapter to quickly check the state of each fscsi device (ch...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

AIX IPSec improvements for regulation compliance

In the context of French "Loi de Programmation Militaire" regulation, ANSSI requests to implement IPSec between application workloads when using microsegmentation.According to ANSSI recommendations and BNP-Paribas security rules, IPsec on AIX must...
about 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

CISCO Switch Port information with CDP Protocol

We need support of CISCO Switch LAN CDP Protocol and want to see this information in AIX about Switch capabilities, port connected on AIX side to which port on switch side This is in VMWare standard and helps in analysis oft LAN Port problems and ...
over 6 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

Add target limitations to PV_SU in AIX RBAC

If one of the PV_SU kernel privileges is used any target user id can be reached by a privileged command. There is currentliy no limitation to the list of target user id's for the su command. It would be great to get a way to limit the target user-...
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

rendev updates

I would like to have the rendev command to be able to change rootvg disk(s) and take effect after reboot.
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX should provide a method to notify the SRC that a daemon restart is triggered externally

Provide a method for daemons, that an externally triggered restart (for example from a remote system) of a daemon is "ok" for the SRC daemon.
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

live update AIX7.2 LKU

To enhance LKU tool monitoring I suggest to add a timestamp on the standard output at each main step beginning ( ex : 16:41 The live update preview ; 16:46 Creating rootvg for boot of surrogate. 16:55 Starting the surrogate LPAR? Moving workload t...
about 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Redesign of software downloads

This is intended to encompass all IBM downloads for software, firmware and even the mdt iso.We need a better software distribution model that can allow for a CLI session to be used to select and download installs/patches for whatever version the u...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Check for missing paths and report them during live update preview

geninstall -k -p should check for missing paths and/or disks and provide a warning to the administrator. The warning should alert the administrator that there are either missing disk paths and/or missing disks, or both, and provide some advice/gui...
about 4 years ago in AIX 3 Future consideration