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Would it be possible to make the very useful configuration rules function that is avaliable in VIOS avalaible in AIX? This would be very useful for setting customised defaults for different devices within AIX without altering the predefined ODM. W...
MPIO needs to take path response time into account
System: AIX 7Event: Degraded response time in one path, impacts the overall performance of the other paths of the same hdisk. MPIO is used to access our disks, running with algorithm shortest-queue, in the event of having a slow path (with no fc e...
All optical SFP's in NICs should have a mechanism to display SFP Tx and Rx Power (as a minimum), Temperature, Alarms as well as SFP Vendor, Serial #
Diagnosing issues becomes much faster when the SFP Tx and Rx Power can be provided to onsite and to customers to work out if it is a cable, sfp or NIC issue - Customers Network team 1st response to an issue is 'what is the Tx & Rx for that lin...
Almost every AIX environment has a NIM server as central point of management. Ansible requires ssh connection from Ansible controller to Ansible-managed systems. It is possible to unite both NIM as a central management server for AIX infrastructur...
Add protocol SMB 3.1.1 support to SMBC client for AIX
Currently, SMB 3.0.2 is the only supported protocol by SMBC client for AIX.As more and more cloud and storage providers support Microsoft SMB 3.1.1, it should be great that the SMBC client for AIX supports it.
sendmail configuration needs authentication to work
sendmail configuration needs authentication to work from the company's smtp server. i have been informed AIX does not support authentication on sendmail. can you please work around this so it can be achievable.
Enhancement of DDM error handling logic on LVM Mirror
<Target software > AIX - LVM mirror<Request detail> Repeated temporary errors, such as "T VRSAS_ERR21TD", should be a trigger of detaching DDMs that has temporary errors on LVM mirror.(For example, if several "T VRSAS_ERR21TD" errors a...
about 2 years ago
Not under consideration
This is intended to encompass all IBM downloads for software, firmware and even the mdt iso.We need a better software distribution model that can allow for a CLI session to be used to select and download installs/patches for whatever version the u...
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