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AIX Live Kernel Update needs to fail out if the blackout period runs too long

Clients using Live Kernel Update need to see a message on the terminal during the blackout period in LKU that provides some useful information so they are not waiting for the blackout period to end when it is actually stuck and will not end succes...
6 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

SNMPv3 AES Encryption Support

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

vPMEM support for AIX Flash Cash without cold start

With support of vPMEM starting with AIX 7.3 we need support of AIX Flash Cache with vPMEM without Flash Cache cold start after AIX Boot.
about 2 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

During an AIX Live update, the disk I/O paths should be distributed for better Source and Surrogate LPAR availability.

During an AIX Live update, the disk I/O paths should be distributed for better Source and Surrogate LPAR availability. Today AIX Live Update keeps only one path on the source LPAR and takes all other paths to the surrogate LPAR (during the live up...
about 4 years ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

AIX IPSec improvements for regulation compliance

In the context of French "Loi de Programmation Militaire" regulation, ANSSI requests to implement IPSec between application workloads when using microsegmentation.According to ANSSI recommendations and BNP-Paribas security rules, IPsec on AIX must...
almost 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Porting RedHat nfsiostat command on AIX systems

I didn't knowthat RedHat has implemented nfsiostat command for performing NFS real-time monitoring. Unfortunately, nfsiostat command does not exist on AIX systems. However, there are NFS clients and NFS servers on AIX systems too that could be mon...
7 months ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Live Partition update with spectrum scale filesystem

Hello, today it is not possible with AX 7.2 to install aix patches online if you have spectrum scale (gpfs) filesystems. AIX and spectrum scale are IBM Standard products, so it is not understandable for customer .
over 5 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

rw_max_time change to 30

I want to be able to set the minimum value of "rw_max_time" which is the attribute value of hdisk to 30.
almost 4 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Allow to disable NFS client delegation on NFS server

When an NFSv4 client mounts a share from an NFS server and has nfso client_delegation set to 1, it causes the rtcmd daemon on NFS server to establish a callback connection to the n4bg daemon on the NFS client on a random high port. These connectio...
over 3 years ago in AIX 2 Functionality already exists

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...
7 months ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release