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AIX

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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

AIX Installer should look for automation instructions

AIX has the ability to look for customer bosinst.data files on media during the install process, but the functionality is inadequate and antiquated. The case where a customer only uses USB media to install a fresh system is not accounted for, howe...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 Functionality already exists

rw_max_time change to 30

I want to be able to set the minimum value of "rw_max_time" which is the attribute value of hdisk to 30.
about 4 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Enhance the AIX RBAC roles isso, so, and sa

The AIX RBAC roles isso, so, and sa have in Standard AIX a lot less rights than in Trusted AIX. It should be equal. At least for the components which are available on both AIX types.
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

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...
over 1 year ago in AIX 3 Planned for future release

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.
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

SUMA setup

we need SUMA to have automated scripts as cronjobs. we also need a GUI version of the SUMA usage and not memorising commands to carry out download. we also need SUMA to be able to download ISO images from ESS sites and not only accessing fixcentral.
almost 3 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Allow to disable NFS client delegation on NFS server

When an NFSv4 client mounts a share from an NFS server and has nfso client_delegation set to 1, it causes the rtcmd daemon on NFS server to establish a callback connection to the n4bg daemon on the NFS client on a random high port. These connectio...
over 3 years ago in AIX 3 Functionality already exists

nimadm convert JFS to JFS2 in rootvg

nimadm does not support converting JFS file systems to JFS2. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/blogs/cgaix/entry/convert_rootvg_file_systems_to_jfs2_using_alt_disk_copy?lang=en
almost 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Remove an ifix using LiveUpdate

Enable the removal of ifixes via LiveUpdate, fi. by adding a new parameter to the geninstall command
about 7 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration