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AIX

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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.
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 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...
about 4 years ago in AIX 3 Future consideration

Harmonize procedure of managing configfiles during update of filesets

From an old case we noticed, that procedure how config files are treated during update is fileset-specific. Procedure should be same for each and every config file and it should be easy to check what was done with the config file. It should cover ...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Configuration rules for AIX (like those for VIOS)

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...
6 months ago in AIX 1 Submitted

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

AIX should provide a method to notify the SRC that a daemon restart is triggered externally

Provide a method for daemons, that an externally triggered restart (for example from a remote system) of a daemon is "ok" for the SRC daemon.
over 2 years 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...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Ansible operation for NIM

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...
10 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

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