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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.
over 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

rendev updates

I would like to have the rendev command to be able to change rootvg disk(s) and take effect after reboot.
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...
about 2 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.
over 2 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-...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

AIX Installer should look for automation instructions

AIX has the ability to look for customer 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...
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Functionality already exists

rw_max_time change to 30

I want to be able to set the minimum value of "rw_max_time" which is the attribute value of hdisk to 30.
over 3 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Unify the formats/places/download methods/install methods for AIX patches and fixes. Make blocked filesets obsolete.

Preparing something like a patch bundle for AIX (e.g. on a central NIM server) is a mess. We have to deal with different: formats:lpp, epkg.Z, rpm, tar balls places:fixcentral: for AIX TL/SPdeveloper works: for java, rsct (special versions for Pow...
about 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Support of AIX Flash Cache for AIX VM with support of Dual VIOS each VIOS as a FC service

Want to split the AIX Flash virtual support over VIOS over two VIO to loose only 50% of VIOS Shutdown due to maintenance or VIO outage
6 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Enhance the AIX RBAC roles isso, so, and sa

The AIX RBAC roles isso, so, and sa have in Standard AIX a lot less rights than in Trusted AIX. It should be equal. At least for the components which are available on both AIX types.
7 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release