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live update AIX7.2 LKU

To enhance LKU tool monitoring I suggest to add a timestamp on the standard output at each main step beginning ( ex : 16:41 The live update preview ; 16:46 Creating rootvg for boot of surrogate. 16:55 Starting the surrogate LPAR? Moving workload t...
about 3 years ago in AIX 1 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...
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

Hitting a limitation and if any applications area accessing /dev/kmem during an LKU, it will cause it to fail.

Please find the below investigation & work around report for live update, and let me know if any concerns, thanks.. @Two type of issues stopping our Live update project:- 1- The following process stopping ( /dev/kem Java & machine.jar (App...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under 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...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

LUN_RESET delay/timeout after I/O timeout should be a customisable value

We have noticed a significant impact in terms of IO paused after IO timeouts since the introduction of IJ07805 / IJ07842 / IJ10537. We consider that the new timers added to the LUN Reset should be part of the ODM definition for the disk class in o...
about 5 years ago in AIX 0 Not under consideration

SNMPv3 AES Encryption Support

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

add rule to manage 'at' scheduling like 'crontab' in AIXPERT

we are using aixpert to setup our secuirty baseline for AIX estate. it works good, but we realized it missing some rule set, for example we have rule set to control crontab scheduling, but we did not find one for 'at' scheduling. the rule set we u...
3 months ago in AIX 1 Functionality already exists

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...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

PAM module support

Well-known and often-used PAM module pam_localuser is not currently available on AIX.Not integrating this module pre-compiled with the base AIX packages or through yum is a missed opportunity.It also currently impedes easy deployment of our corss-...
almost 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

nfsv4 does not work if disabling portmapper service

I'm opening this RFE on behalf of the customer in Case support TS004721196.In "https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7530" we can see:3.1. Ports and TransportsHistorically, NFSv2 and NFSv3 servers have resided on port 2049. The registered port 2049 [RFC3...
about 3 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration