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AIX

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Add wrapper to /usr/opt/rpm/bin/patch

GNU patch which is delivered as part of rpm.rte has a known bug on AIX. It dumps core with out of memory error in some case if nofiles is set to -1 or unlimited. Please add a wrapper to check if nofiles is set to unlimited and if it is, set ulimit...
6 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Provide mksysb image in ESS AIX Flash ISO Media

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

Stock AIX images in PowerVS need more space in /var and /opt to install programs and tools

Both clients, IBM Test, and IBM development teams would benefit from more space in /var and /opt in order to install tools (both internal and openSource). Suggest increasing the space by 100 MByte as reasonable free space. As a workaround to this ...
6 months 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
7 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add NFS v4.1 and NFS v4.2 support for mounting on clients

There are supposedly security and stability enhancements in NFSv4.1 and v4.2. Also, the IBM product MQ suggests using NFSv4.1
7 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

cron should reattempt loading crontabs of users that are not found

If a remote user (such as an LDAP user) has a crontab, it may not get loaded when the system is rebooted. The cron log would say: ! crontab for <user> not loaded due to authentication error. This is because at the time cron has started, the ...
8 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

IBM and Huawei SAN Disk MPIO

IBM Deosn't recognized Huawei SAN Disk with using basic MPIO in maintenance mode. When client server boot in maintenance mode, rootvg disks presented from Huawei storage appears with multiple disk due to the basic MPIO of AIX cant combine Huawei m...
8 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

Prisma security SW agents on Power

Riyad Bank (and others) requesting Prisma to be installed on Power. Agents to be installed on AIX , VIOS and Linux on Power.
8 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

OpenSSH installer on AIX to refresh sshd subsystem as a part of post install

Right now upgrading OpenSSH on AIX does not always automatically refresh the sshd subsystem. This behaviour has been like this for some time - but there is now an additional complication: Upgrading OpenSSH from version 8 to 9 causes sshd to refuse...
8 months ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

The customer should be able to access the transferred files directly on the support page in the event of a support case.

the customer should be able to access the transferred files directly on the support page. In the case of one client, several support staff can process the case. It would therefore be useful if these persons could access the transferred files direc...
9 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted