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RMC connection through NAT firewall

In an MSP environment there are multiple customers on one system with multiple VLANs. The VLANs are all behind a NAT firewall. From a management point of view, an LPAR should talk to the HMC over RMC through that NAT firewall. The issue in that en...
about 3 years ago in AIX 3 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 2 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 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

/etc/cron.d directory for cron

Modern Linux distributions allow to use a special directory (/etc/cron.d) where you can define cron jobs in a separate files. It makes easier to deploy and control cronjobs. You don't need to execute some commands like crontab, you don't need to c...
8 months 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 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Add Date/Time stamp to each Phase of the nimadm process

Having date/timestamp information available at the Phase level will take the guesswork out of where "time" is being spent within the overall nimadm process.
about 2 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

MPIO needs to take path response time into account

System: AIX 7Event: Degraded response time in one path, impacts the overall performance of the other paths of the same hdisk. MPIO is used to access our disks, running with algorithm shortest-queue, in the event of having a slow path (with no fc e...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under 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 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

SNMPv3 AES Encryption Support

Upgrade AIX SNMPv3 to support AES encryption.
12 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX Installer should look for automation instructions

AIX has the ability to look for customer bosinst.data files on media during the install process, but the functionality is inadequate and antiquated. The case where a customer only uses USB media to install a fresh system is not accounted for, howe...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration