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AIX

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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 ...
almost 2 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

Request for better messaging during the liveupdate (LKU) process

Apple needs a way to determine if AIX LKU is taking too long during the blackout phase. A separate idea AIX-I-685 is open for adding a timeout value, and this RFE is open to break out the separate request from Apple for more information during the...
10 months ago in AIX 1 Future 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.
almost 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add wrapper to /usr/opt/rpm/bin/patch

GNU patch which is delivered as part of rpm.rte has a known bug on AIX. It dumps core with out of memory error in some case if nofiles is set to -1 or unlimited. Please add a wrapper to check if nofiles is set to unlimited and if it is, set ulimit...
4 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

alt_rootvg_op command

alt_rootvg_op command is removing the VG without validating the current status of the VG. Ideally, this command should only be removing old_rootvg or altinst_rootvg, otherwise the VG which has the replica of rootvg, however it is removing any VG t...
9 months ago in AIX 0 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

sendmail configuration needs authentication to work

sendmail configuration needs authentication to work from the company's smtp server. i have been informed AIX does not support authentication on sendmail. can you please work around this so it can be achievable.
over 4 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

Redesign of software downloads

This is intended to encompass all IBM downloads for software, firmware and even the mdt iso.We need a better software distribution model that can allow for a CLI session to be used to select and download installs/patches for whatever version the u...
about 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration