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RSCT - Change to Communication Group formation over entirely uncommon subnets

When creating a RSCT "Peer Domain" cluster in a DR setup (2 Data Centers, multiple km apart), and with multiple Networks. It can happen that unwanted, or not working RSCT Communication Groups get created. It would be useful to have a capability to...
almost 2 years ago in AIX 3 Planned for future release

add rule to manage 'at' scheduling like 'crontab' in AIXPERT

we are using aixpert to setup our secuirty baseline for AIX estate. it works good, but we realized it missing some rule set, for example we have rule set to control crontab scheduling, but we did not find one for 'at' scheduling. the rule set we u...
about 2 months ago in AIX 1 Functionality already exists

AIX/PowerSC Trusted Execution (TE) vulnerability

A script can still be run on an AIX system where trusted execution (TE) has been enabled, even if TE is enabled with CHKSCRIPT=YES etc.Even if script "my_script" is not in the TSD, it can be executed by ksh ./my_scriptor similar variation / shell....
about 3 years ago in AIX 5 Future consideration

Replace the existing smbc generic mount error with specific errors

Instead of the generic error message that the smbc mount helper prints for almost all mount problems, it should instead print separate messages for each of the various reasons mount operations can fail. For example, a failure to authenticate the u...
4 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

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 ...
5 months ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

OpenSSH installer on AIX to refresh sshd subsystem as a part of post install

Right now upgrading OpenSSH on AIX does not always automatically refresh the sshd subsystem. This behaviour has been like this for some time - but there is now an additional complication: Upgrading OpenSSH from version 8 to 9 causes sshd to refuse...
8 months ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

RMC connection through NAT firewall

In an MSP environment there are multiple customers on one system with multiple VLANs. The VLANs are all behind a NAT firewall. From a management point of view, an LPAR should talk to the HMC over RMC through that NAT firewall. The issue in that en...
over 4 years ago in AIX 3 Future consideration

Storage space reclamation over vSCSI

AIX supports space reclamation with various storage systems over NPIV. Customers using vSCSI for good reasons also want to use this feature with storage systems especially with IBM Storwize V7000 Gen2+ and FlashSystem 7200.
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

rendev updates

I would like to have the rendev command to be able to change rootvg disk(s) and take effect after reboot.
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

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...
over 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration