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AIX

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Improve smbc performance with multiple threads

When multiple threads access an smbc share, individual threads may pause for long periods of time while one thread seems to have almost exclusive access to the share.
11 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX I/O error recovery ; Enhance EEH to RoCE adapter

System: Product Power Systems , FPGAActor: enhance EEH to RoCE adapter Product FPGA on Power Systems is a commonly used expansion Unit that provides monitoring and error management of PICe adapter. Description: Customer uses SIView on Power System...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 4 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
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Implement immediate unmap on file deletion or asynchronous automated unmap

The current implementation of JFS2 unmap allows for the use of chfs -a reclaim=<fast|normal> filesystem This request is to implement a solution closer to other OSs/Filesystems that would remove the manual intervention and release the space a...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Introduce "generic" full & easily machine parsable output for AIX commands

Command part of "list" category (lsvg, lslv, lssyscfg, lsdev, lsattr, ....) provide the entry point to capture configuration of AIX OS.Allowing all theses kind of commands to provide "full & easily machine parsable output" using flag (like alr...
about 4 years ago in AIX 5 Not under consideration

Automatic Disk space reclamation option for alt_rootvg_op command

When freeing up saved rootvg with alt_rootvg_op command it would be very helpful to add an additional option for doing automatic space reclamation to the disk subsystem where the alt_rootvg resides on.
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Docker on AIX

Docker is a technology that allows for applications to be created, deployed and run using containers. This allows applications and services to be built and deployed on any operating system that supports Docker.
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Stock AIX images in PowerVS need more space in /var and /opt to install programs and tools

Both clients, IBM Test, and IBM development teams would benefit from more space in /var and /opt in order to install tools (both internal and openSource). Suggest increasing the space by 100 MByte as reasonable free space. As a workaround to this ...
4 months ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Error message when /usr/bin/hostnew not found

if /usr/bin/hostnew not found, host -n will return code 1, but doesn't write any error message to stderr. For better managability it'd be good to have some error message together with the return code, like: /usr/bin/hostnew not found, please insta...
about 2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

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.
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release