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SNMPv3 AES Encryption Support

Upgrade AIX SNMPv3 to support AES encryption.
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 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-...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 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

Add documentation for NVMe on AIX/VIOS: nvmemgr command

With our new systems 100% NVMe internally we should document for AIX / VIOS the ability to configure the NVMe drives, manage namespaces, etc. IBM i has this documentation, AIX should too since that also covers the Virtual I/O Server. The nvmemgr c...
over 1 year ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Add wrapper to /usr/opt/rpm/bin/patch

GNU patch which is delivered as part of rpm.rte has a known bug on AIX. It dumps core with out of memory error in some case if nofiles is set to -1 or unlimited. Please add a wrapper to check if nofiles is set to unlimited and if it is, set ulimit...
5 months 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 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

64 bit wc command for 64 bit UTF-8 locales

Issue: ERANGE errors when processing data with 4 byte characters . # perl -e 'print "\xf0\x9f\x98\x80\n"' | wc wc: : Result too large The 32-bit locales and applications can only process the Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP), from U+0000 to U+FFFF....
almost 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

add pcmpath query adapter summary in lsmpio command

We've learned few month ago that SDDPCM will be soon unsupported by IBM. We have to migrate to AIX_PCM but pcmpath command can't manage devices under AIX_PCM. We used to use pcmpath query adapter to quickly check the state of each fscsi device (ch...
over 4 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

LLDP support for EtherChannel on AIX / VIOS

Customers networking department want to have information about the adapter ports connected to their networking switch. When using SEA with EtherChannel beneath these information are provided for only one port. Need to enhance the lldp part on AIX ...
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration