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LKU suppress broadcast messages from live update

When running lvupdate we see these messages on logged in tty's: Live AIX update in progress. and: Live AIX update completed. We follow itil rules for changes for aix updates. But that doesn't necessarily mean that all users who are logged in...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Improve the lrud behavior when free the large amount of memory.

When lrud free the memory, it will enable the interrupt disabled mode and block other threads. When customer runs the time-sensitive applications, it might lead to an application time out and then the transaction failures.
2 months ago in AIX 0 Submitted

AIX Installer should look for automation instructions

AIX has the ability to look for customer files on media during the install process, but the functionality is inadequate and antiquated. The case where a customer only uses USB media to install a fresh system is not accounted for, howe...
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Functionality already exists

offer training in official french on the aix system

enable French speakers around the world to improve their skills in ibm aix
2 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

make os aix virtualizable with vmware or virtualbox

os aix is too little known in the student world. offer a virtualizable test version with x64 processors
2 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

AIX cloud repo

We need for AIX a "cloud repo" where we (SWMA customers) can download specific package(s) at base level (I). There are numerous times we have faced an update need the "I" base package and then the journey starts searchin all of our LPP_Sources/rep...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Request for fast HBA I/O failure

During FC cable test with NICE Information Service(client), we found I/O delay time gap between AIX server and x86 machine. When FC adapter driver detects a link event, driver waits approximately for 15 seconds. Client carried out same test on bot...
over 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

NIM multitenancy

NIM is a single tenant application. In a multi tenant or complex environment a customer must install multiple NIM servers for different tenants or different network zones. It multiplies storage and compute used for the infrastructure. It is also d...
5 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

SUMA setup

we need SUMA to have automated scripts as cronjobs. we also need a GUI version of the SUMA usage and not memorising commands to carry out download. we also need SUMA to be able to download ISO images from ESS sites and not only accessing fixcentral.
over 2 years ago in AIX 3 Not under consideration

/etc/cron.d directory for cron

Modern Linux distributions allow to use a special directory (/etc/cron.d) where you can define cron jobs in a separate files. It makes easier to deploy and control cronjobs. You don't need to execute some commands like crontab, you don't need to c...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration