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AIX

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AIX kernel facility to track outstanding opens to a device

Currently AIX doesn't track open()s to a device. In case a process has a device opened before the configuration method has ran that device cannot be configured on the OS without a reboot, because it is not possible to identify the offending proces...
11 months ago in AIX 8 Under review

AIX Live update fd helper support for more than 64K sockets needed

We normally use AIX Live Update for patching all our lpars including production servers. We have Oracle applications which have more than 64K sockets open during operation, which is currently unsupported by AIX live update (LKU) procedure, because...
11 months ago in AIX 3 Future consideration

RBAC Domain assignment for a file gets lost when cp is used.

When using Domain RBAC to implement access restrictions to files based on classifications. i.e. CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as a domain name. However, when a domain SECRET is assigned to a file in directory /secret/ and someone with access to the file ...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 1 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...
about 5 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

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

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...
over 4 years ago in AIX 5 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

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.
over 3 years ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

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.
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Reset RootVG PVID in Cloud Ready Images

Currently when Cloud Ready images are deployed, all images regardless of OS level have the same PVID for hdisk0. This can complicate actions like attaching a rootvg to another system to do an alt_disk operation. This is very common in the cloud (P...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration