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AIX

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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...
over 3 years 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...
over 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...
over 2 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Enhance AIX audit subsystem with audit-specific remote logging

A feature of Linux and Solaris is the auditd daemon for logging audit events. Auditd has the ability to forward audit events to a remote auditd logger for centralised logging of audit events. AIX has no ability except through syslog, which, due to...
over 3 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

alt_rootvg_op command

alt_rootvg_op command is removing the VG without validating the current status of the VG. Ideally, this command should only be removing old_rootvg or altinst_rootvg, otherwise the VG which has the replica of rootvg, however it is removing any VG t...
12 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

cron should reattempt loading crontabs of users that are not found

If a remote user (such as an LDAP user) has a crontab, it may not get loaded when the system is rebooted. The cron log would say: ! crontab for <user> not loaded due to authentication error. This is because at the time cron has started, the ...
9 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX Installer should look for automation instructions

AIX has the ability to look for customer bosinst.data 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 3 years ago in AIX 0 Functionality already exists

64 bit wc command for 64 bit UTF-8 locales

Issue: ERANGE errors when processing data with 4 byte characters . # perl -e 'print "\xf0\x9f\x98\x80\n"' | wc wc: : Result too large The 32-bit locales and applications can only process the Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP), from U+0000 to U+FFFF....
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

add pcmpath query adapter summary in lsmpio command

We've learned few month ago that SDDPCM will be soon unsupported by IBM. We have to migrate to AIX_PCM but pcmpath command can't manage devices under AIX_PCM. We used to use pcmpath query adapter to quickly check the state of each fscsi device (ch...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Future consideration