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Support for multiple clients in NIM customization command
It's highly desirable for system administrators to have a way to use NIM functionality to manage multiple systems, often on an ad-hoc basis. In particular, NIM scripts can be very useful for automating tasks across multiple AIX clients, but curren...
over 1 year ago
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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...
When root is using the AIX default umask of 022 the command efsenable annd all other dependend commands work fine. If an other umask got used when using efsenable. For instance 077. The command efsmgr will not work when executed by a user,
Automate Oracle migration from 12c to 19c using Ansible inside VM
We have 1000+ Oracle 12c which normally demand for totally new environments (install 19c and do DB work) for migration work 12c to 19c.
Allocating new environments (VMs) is time consuming and resource consuming (cost in labour and hw/sw) so I woul...
New values for vpm_throughput_core_threshold (enabling a more dynamic setting of the threshold).
Currently, we set SMT and vpm_throughput_mode on many LPARs. In a few cases, we use vpm_throughput_mode_threshold - set to match the entitled cores (small LPARs) or to one less than entitled cores for larger LPARs. We limit the use vpm_throughput_...
Increase the limit of 32 domains in /etc/resolv.conf for AIX_7 and the resolver nslookup.
Topic: Increase the limit of 32 domains in /etc/resolv.conf for AIX_7 and the resolver nslookup.
Environment: AIX 7200-05-02-2114
I am looking to access all other AIX partitions that are in different network domains.
I have therefore pla...
If one of the PV_SU kernel privileges is used any target user id can be reached by a privileged command. There is currentliy no limitation to the list of target user id's for the su command. It would be great to get a way to limit the target user-...
Allow default setting of 'home' and 'shell' user attributes
Some customers will have their system's users defined remotely through LDAP or a similar module; these users might be defined on Windows AD, for example.
Although typically there should be the ability to set a user's home directory and shell on th...
inetd is too easily killed. We have had numerous examples over the years of customers or cluster software resetting systems only to find, looking in the crash dump, that inetd is not running. This is odd because srcmstr is responsible for restarti...
We use SUMA to download the latest fixes for a specific AIX-TL once a week. Every week the same set of files gets downloaded and is being removed immediately during lppmgr cleanup afterwards because a newer one is already present (and skipped duri...
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