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AIX

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sendmail configuration needs authentication to work

sendmail configuration needs authentication to work from the company's smtp server. i have been informed AIX does not support authentication on sendmail. can you please work around this so it can be achievable.
over 4 years ago in AIX 0 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...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

PAM module support

Well-known and often-used PAM module pam_localuser is not currently available on AIX.Not integrating this module pre-compiled with the base AIX packages or through yum is a missed opportunity.It also currently impedes easy deployment of our corss-...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Add support for mounting subdirectories to smbc

Many customers want to mount a subdirectory in a share directly onto AIX rather than having to navigate to it from the top of the share. Not having this feature makes integrating smbc into cstuomers' business environments more cumbersome. Other SM...
7 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add noexec option for JFS2 filesystem

AIX JFS2 is missing noexec option to prevent executing binary files from a JFS2 filesystem. Some filesystems are just data system without any executables and according to security requirements the execution of unwanted executables must be prevented.
7 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

nfsv4 does not work if disabling portmapper service

I'm opening this RFE on behalf of the customer in Case support TS004721196.In "https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7530" we can see:3.1. Ports and TransportsHistorically, NFSv2 and NFSv3 servers have resided on port 2049. The registered port 2049 [RFC3...
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...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

SNMPv3 AES Encryption Support

Upgrade AIX SNMPv3 to support AES encryption.
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

64 bit wc command for 64 bit UTF-8 locales

Issue: ERANGE errors when processing data with 4 byte characters . # perl -e 'print "\xf0\x9f\x98\x80\n"' | wc wc: : Result too large The 32-bit locales and applications can only process the Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP), from U+0000 to U+FFFF....
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Enhance AIX audit subsystem with audit-specific remote logging

A feature of Linux and Solaris is the auditd daemon for logging audit events. Auditd has the ability to forward audit events to a remote auditd logger for centralised logging of audit events. AIX has no ability except through syslog, which, due to...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration