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AIX

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Increase the number of LP's for an LV dynamically when CHFS is executed.

When I want to add space to a file system and the LV doesn't have enough LP's defined I have to manually go increase the max number of LP's for that LV. I have to guess at how many LP's I need or do some math. I usually end up tossing some large n...
11 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Enhancement request for iostat on NVMe disks

On AIX for NVMe the disk iostat tool currently does not provide data for read service time, write service time and queue service time sections. Is there a way to enable the additional statistics or will it be enabled in a future software update (V...
11 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Need ability to sync from AIX File system cache in memory to disk when needed

When having filesystems with multiple TB of size and have a big read/update activity depending on the size of VM and his %Maxperm when shut down AIX and it comes to the umount point it might take hours before everyting is synched to disk. It shoul...
12 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add FC-NVMe N-Port ID virtualization support to Power9

In October, 2022, IBM announced N-port ID virtualization client support for FC-NVMe which provides ANA support for storage that support it (like NetApp). AIX 7.3 TL1 delivers enhancements that can help you respond faster to business demands: Impro...
12 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Need to be able to use chfs to move filesystem to support internal snapshot when it is created to support an external snapshot

As of now AIX wont support chfs to move filesystem to support internal snapshot when it is created to support an external snapshot. Customers need to recreate the filesystem if they want to use internal snapshot. Since with filesystem created for ...
12 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

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...
12 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX IPsec DH Group 21

Please could we have DH Group 21 support added to the AIX IPsec implementation. Maybe also 20, though we would go straight to 21 if it was available since z/OS supports it.
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX IPsec SHA2_512 Hash support

Since the IKE Hash functions actually produce a value half the length of the bit strength, AIX_VPN>IKEProtection>IKETransform>IKE_Hash="SHA2_256" does not meet our corporate security policy. Please see here (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/zo...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

nimadm upgrade with cachefs fails to install efix because it can't expand a filesystem. While installp can expand a filesystem. It would improve the upgrade proccess if emgr could do the same.

Because of the issue with emgr it is neccessary after the upgrade to boot a lpar from from altinst_rootvg and then install the missing efix, so applications cannot start.Without the limitation the lpar would be started with all the fixes and it wo...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

update secldapclntd to use AES256 encryption

Currently, secldapclntd uses DES encryption to store bindpwd and ldapsslkeypwd entries in ldap.cfg.Since DES isn't considered secure any more, secldapclntd should be upgraded to use AES256 encryption.
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration