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AIX

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non-privileged role for "normal" user acct to run slibclean

please create a non-privileged (non-sysadmin like) role for a "normal", non-root user acct to run slibclean
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

mksyb for AIX command enhancement

mksysb will not restore a mksysb file of a server that didn't have hd6 (paging LV) installed on it at the time the mksysb was taken
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Add partition weight to topas -C view.

Add partition weight to topas -C view.
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Change AIX update process to exclude updating Perl and or just it's external modules

Currently when an Admin goes to upgrade AIX (ie. TL/SP levels),the upgrade process also will update perl runtime along with man pages. This process will at times overlay/"backlevel" modules which have manually been added to the perl (from CPAN) in...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Sorting in NIM

In NIM all (?) listings/outputs of clients, resources and so on (also and especially in smitty) are not sorted, which makes it difficult when having many entries.
over 8 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Ignore NIM master ID in client's /etc/niminfo

In every /etc/niminfo file on a NIM client the NIM Master ID is stored (which is #uname -m on the NIM Master). When you move the NIM master to a different system using Live Partition Mobility, the #uname -m changes. This causes the NIM client not ...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Request "proxy aware" hmc feature for managed system firmware updates

Pls add proxy aware hmc feature for managed system firmware updates. Specifically, this is -HMC update, start licensed internal code wizard, select ibm service web site, etc....
over 8 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Develop a mechanism to have the HMC events and AIX Syslog be in sync when errors occur and the HMC calls home.

When an LPAR or Manage System reported an event that will require parts replacement, the HMC and LPAR be should be in sync about the call home event. The native syslog and its default reporting tool that comes with AIX may not be sufficient. A goo...
over 8 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Support for SSD disks in filemon

filemon does not report ssd disks. When filemon ran with below options it is not listing the details of ssd disks filemon -o /workfs/fmon.$(date|sed 's/ /_/g') -T 268435184 -O detailed,pv=80
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Need Working mt Comand That Actually Gives Tapes Status Information

Like EVERY other UNIX/LINUX out there, we need a working 'mt' command that actually returns the status of the tape drive. 'mt status' should tell us that the tape drive is: 1) Loaded or Unloaded 2) Write protected or Not 3) Tape position (at begin...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration