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AIX LDAP Client (secldapclntd) Performance Enhancement

Current AIX secldapclntd implementation consumes significant resources and provides slow respond under larger load (thousends of clients). More info in support cases TS009747392 and TS009832647.
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted

On VIOS vscsi configuration it should used the existing SVC host mapping during PowerVC VM deployment.

In one configuration, PowerVC order toward SVC to create new host definition even if it is the vscsi configuration.I think the mkvhost command should not be executed in a vscsi configuration during PowerVC VM deployment. Detailed content document ...
about 1 month ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Enhance Output Queue Library Filtering on QGYOLSPL to support *ALLUSR and *ALL options

The QGYOLSPL is great for obtaining a list of SPOOLED files. However the output queue filtering option is limited to a specific library name or two symbolic names *CURLIB and *LIBL. The issue comes up if an output queue is in a "private" library t...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Print 0 Submitted

Improve IBM i Access ODBC Driver simultaneous connections by eliminating constant Windows registry updates

Please refer to IBM case number: TS014016695. It will fix the problem when ODBC driver creates multiple connections to the same host name as the same time. We had an issue in our organization when network connection drops between Windows cloud ser...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Submitted

Tool to automate rebuild of DCM USRIDX QUSRSYS/QYCDCERTI

I have a corrupted *USRIDX QUSRSYS/QYCDCERTI which is causing numerous DCM errors and multiple software problems with QYCDCUSG to be logged, when using the DCM. Unfortunately, recovery involves deleting certificate assignments and manually rebuild...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Security 1 Submitted

Partition Virtual Storage Diagram - update label from OS400 to IBM i

The Partition Virtual Storage Diagram produces an excellent diagram - but it shows the partition name and labels it as OS400. Rather out of date
about 1 month ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

confusing behavior of LPM during inspections max_xfer_size

confusing behavior of LPM during inspections max_xfer_size : I can create on system "A" lpar "X" (and run it) with max_xfer_size larger (on NPIV virtual FC adapter) then used by respective vios on physical FC adapter I can move this lpar by LPM to...
about 1 month ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Add a WRKFCNUSG QIBM_QTMF_SERVER_REQ* option to restrict the system ftp subcommand.

Any ftp client can log into the server and use the ftp subcommand system to determine the name of the OS and what level it is running. IBM does try to obfuscate the information provided by using the name of an OS long discontinued (OS/400) instead...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 0 Submitted

Nutanix image for virtual HMC

We are looking into Nutanix as a new virtualization platform. IBM does not provide a virtual hmc package for Nutanix. Nutanix is a growing platform and other customers will probably also ask for this in the future.
about 1 month ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

Will the compatibility with AIX7.2 and/or AIX 7.3 will be announced with the product PAM_HBAC (Host Based Access Control)

Hello, Will the compatibility with AIX7.2 and/or AIX 7.3 will be announced with the product PAM_HBAC (Host Based Access Control).At the moment, pam_hbac runs on Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris (tested on Oracle Solaris 11 and Omnios) but not on AIX.
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted