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Support for NFS 4.1 in AIX

We have an NFS mount which is shared from Azure, which uses NFS version 4.1. We are getting mount errors while mounting the share in AIX 7.1 LPAR. IBM support confirmed that AIX currently support only till NFS version 4
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

SMIv2 support for AIX mosy command

Please make it possible for AIX mosy command to compile mib files written in SMIv2.
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

auditselect filtering expression for a certain argument

Use certain argument filter by auditselect - like specifying an argument (file name for example)
about 1 year ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Provide standardise approach for lsmpio metadata expansion

Currently there is no public information about what extended metadata attributes can be obtained from the storage to facilitate OS admin manipulation of storage.For example lsmpio -q presents on some devices the name of the volume and there could ...
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

rendev updates

I would like to have the rendev command to be able to change rootvg disk(s) and take effect after reboot.
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

LLDP support for EtherChannel on AIX / VIOS

Customers networking department want to have information about the adapter ports connected to their networking switch. When using SEA with EtherChannel beneath these information are provided for only one port. Need to enhance the lldp part on AIX ...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Remove guest user from the default installation

Move the historical "guest" user out of the base installation and into it's own LPP (bos.guest)
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

EC (Elliptic Curved key) support for the TE Certificates

We think it's a good idea to support Elliptic Curved key support for the TE Certificates, this because TE is a (very reliable security tool) and it is a bit strange that it does not support the better (newer) encryption methods. We use TE also to ...
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Support iSCSI targets other than just AIX

The AIX iSCSI sw initiatior problems are only supported when the iSCSI target is also AIX. This makes iSCSI a non-option in the AIX world. IBM needs to support the iSCSI sw initiator as a standards-based adapter for it to be relevant.
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

fcstat and underlying APIs - show fabric IDs

My storage team flipped out when I started including fabric IDs with my requests for zoning. It's available as HBA_PORTATTRIBUTES->FabricName from HBA_GetAdapterPortAttributes. Not sure why perfstat_fcstat_t wouldn't include it or provide anoth...
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Future consideration