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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 ...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Enhancement of DDM error handling logic on LVM Mirror

<Target software > AIX - LVM mirror<Request detail> Repeated temporary errors, such as "T VRSAS_ERR21TD", should be a trigger of detaching DDMs that has temporary errors on LVM mirror.(For example, if several "T VRSAS_ERR21TD" errors a...
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

AD User Authentication on AIX

Hi Team, In our environment we have AIX hosts which is connected for users authentication via 'Active Directory'. It works fine when AD users login but it references /etc/security/user local file settings for any attributes. For Example: 'loginret...
about 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

ksh93 shopt_audit support

We need to be able to log commands used by the ksh93 shell to meet PCI requirements for any user account - specifically the root account. This is accomplished by setting the SHOPT_AUDIT option at compile time for ksh93. We need an IBM supportable ...
almost 6 years ago in AIX 4 Not under consideration

Enable Simultaneous Update of LPPs and Installation of iFixes within LiveUpdate

If we place all needed ifixes to /nim/set1701_lpp_aix_720102/emgr/ppc, all LPPs to /nim/set1701_lpp_aix_720102/installp/ppc (exactly the structure from our NIMs) the command: geninstall -k -Y -d /nim/set1701_lpp_aix_720102/ all runs fine, and it p...
over 6 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Reusing the disks from the lvup_rootvg after a LiveUpdate

After a Live Update operation some additional disks needed are contained in a ghost VG named lvup_rootvg, which blocks the reusage of the disks for other LPARs or for a subsequent LU operation. Please make it possible to delete this VG without a r...
about 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

SNMPv3 AES Encryption Support

Upgrade AIX SNMPv3 to support AES encryption.
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX Unicode Regular Expression Support

IBM locale definitions were used to build all locale objects until 2003, when the Unicode Consortium developed the Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) for building new UTF-8 locales. Those IBM defined locales (e.g IBM legacy locales) were named l...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Provide a usable lpstat tool in AIX

In some of our AIX environments we use / want to use printing to remote print servers. For this we configure local print queues. They point to the different print servers, which are sometimes built in interface cards in the printers or external pr...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 8 Not under consideration

AIX LDAP Client (secldapclntd) Performance Enhancement

Current AIX secldapclntd implementation consumes significant resources and provides slow respond under larger load (thousends of clients). More info in support cases TS009747392 and TS009832647.
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted