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Implement IO tuning parameter value for 'dk_closed_path_recovery=1' by default

Enable 'health_check' command to run on paths to disks, which are not open and active in the kernel, by default as to allow automatic recovery.
3 months ago in AIX 2 Submitted

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

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...
over 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 ...
almost 7 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

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

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-...
over 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.
almost 3 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.
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration