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Need support in AIX for Open Source FUSE (Filesystem in User Space) support

We need support in AIX for GO programming language for FUSE, Some ffrom development have asked us about support
over 1 year ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Encrypted bootable AIX mksysb Tape

As confirmed in IBM ticket: TS001985362, currently there's no encryption available for mksysb to tape. We'd like to put up this feature request for the encryption feature to be available in the bootable mksysb tape for AIX.
about 5 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Automated JFS2 filesystem size growth/shrink

Would like the JFS2 filesystem implementation to be changed so it automatically grows or shrinks based on customer-defined percentages of minimum or maximum size.
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Support sudo ldap on AIX

sudo-ldap is supported. I see various clients using it. It is in AIX Tools website: Looks like IBM AIX officially does not support sudo-ldap. The naming service is coming from LDAP and authentication fro...
over 4 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

Provide a secure AIX provisioning process

Modify the AIX provisioning process so that TFTP and NFS are not required and AIX use HTTPS or another secure protocol.
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Enhancements for AIX Live Update

Would it be technically possible to somehow "push" the AIX Live Update from the PowerVC side to the AIX client, instead of doing the the pvcauth for needed token from AIX client > PowerVC prior to the actual update? I opened a discussion on thi...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

AIX Live Kernel Update - make mhdisk (mirrored rootvg) optional rather than mandatory

One of the impediments to using AIX Live Update is the number of disks required to achieve it, particularly when performing subsequent updates between reboots. This adds up when you are talking about hundreds of LPARs being managed. Currently, the...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

LKU log should have a distinct message for failures

The logs for LKU should have a distinct message to help identify if LKU failed. Using the text "error" has multiple places that does not indicate an error. For example:"Informational data related to AIX Live Update. This is not an error.\" getErro...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Secondary Dump Device for Firmware-assisted Dump

Currently AIX does only support a primary dump device forfirmware-assisted dump configurations. This RFE requests the option to define a secondary dump device for firmware-assisted dump configurations.
over 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

We need help for LDAP configuration

We have configured the LDAP client on AIX server but unable to get user details from AD server. As per IBM team we need to made changes at AD server end but we have more than 2000 users and we cant made changes for every user So we need your help....
over 3 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration