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LVM watchdog

PMR 70988,7TD presents an instance where the LPAR failed due to an LV hang affecting rootvg. The current analysis is that the failure event began with SAS adapter exceptions that were not properly handled, possibly due to APAR IV69522, and so some...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Notification of "Primary" HMC during Schedule Service Information

A customer expected to receive emails regarding the Scheduled Service Information for VPD, heartbeat, etc. He never received any emails. Reviewing the data shows the HMC he was setting the schedule on was not the primary to the systems. Attempting...
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Planned for future release

Change the behavior of standard output of the Korn shell same as the Bash

The close timing of standard output redirected to tee via the pipe as shown in the following sample shell in Use Case is in case of the Korn shell:-just after the first ‘echo 0' command is completed. Because standard output of the third ‘echo 1' c...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Make the RG processing more parallel

Here the description the customer put into the PMR.------Hi,We have PowerHA cluster with several resource groups in it.When we make failover of complete node (all resource groups) to anothernode we noticed that all volume groups must be varryed on...
over 8 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

Require Kernel extension C library to use P8 in-core crypto

We are planning to use P8 in-core crypto from a kernel extension. Currently there does not seem to a library for same, usable from kernel extension. Having such a library would help us in providing a fast cryptoto applications using our kernel ext...
over 8 years ago in AIX 5 Not under consideration


Problem Description: Customer is running probevue scripts to capture rare LPMhang on the frames and this is causing DR CPU ADD failures. probevue thread is sleeping holding tbm_consumer_elockand that caused probevue DR handler to fail. From Defect...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Request option to randomize source ports of DNS queries

The resolver code in IBM AIX assigns source ports to DNS queries in a predictable manner. We request an option to randomize the source ports of DNS queries.
over 8 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

AIX does not seem to resolve nested groups in our LDAP environment..

related to PMR 56094-300-624. It will be easer to describe the issue with examples and informations send to ibm support .With same ldap server , linux VM and aix lpar don't give the same result on lsuser .
over 8 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Power/Temperature API

Power and Temperature data is currently collected by the FSP using the 'tmgt' facilities.This DCR is to request that an API be made available in AIX so that tools can be written to draw this data. NOTE: This request is not for a tool, but library ...
over 8 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

ssh login delay / timeout when primary dns-server is down

ssh login delay or timeout due to long hostsallowedlogin list when 1st DNS server is not available. 1) linux nslcd is using a filtered search by parameter in config:“pam_authz_search (&(objectClass=posixAccount)(uid=$username)(|(host=$hostname...
almost 9 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration