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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...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Check for missing paths and report them during live update preview

geninstall -k -p should check for missing paths and/or disks and provide a warning to the administrator. The warning should alert the administrator that there are either missing disk paths and/or missing disks, or both, and provide some advice/gui...
about 4 years ago in AIX 3 Future consideration

Improved method to securely verify AIX filesets and install images

Currently, the only way to securely verify AIX filesets is during an install operation with the chsignpolicy command set, but even this requires installing the bos.rte.install and bos.dsc filesets in order to obtain the fileset signatures. AIX sho...
about 1 year 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...
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

During an AIX Live update, the disk I/O paths should be distributed for better Source and Surrogate LPAR availability.

During an AIX Live update, the disk I/O paths should be distributed for better Source and Surrogate LPAR availability. Today AIX Live Update keeps only one path on the source LPAR and takes all other paths to the surrogate LPAR (during the live up...
over 4 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

NIC fiber light measurement

Per Networking I/O Development, we do not have an ethernet-adapter based optics dbM measurement tool for AIX other than diagnostics run with wrap plugs to verify the card and its gbic modules. However, per Development, it's not out of reason to re...
over 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

OpenSSL: Remove weak ciphers

OpenSSL is provided with the AIX base operating systems but it currently differs from the core open source offering on GitHub by deliverying a significant number of old and weak cipers. Core OpenSSL provides just 27 ciphers in its default build bu...
almost 6 years ago in AIX 9 Planned for future release

Enhance multibos preview to check for available space in rootvg

Please enhance multibos so that the preview operation will perform some kind of "required space" calculation for physical partitions in rootvg.
almost 7 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...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Persistent virtual adapter ID values (also known as slot numbers) for Live Update operations

During AIX Live update operations are changed slot values. Please improve customization of Live Update Operation and allow customer to specify virtual slot IDs for the target partition and VIO servers which are operating that partition.
almost 4 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration