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Add documentation for NVMe on AIX/VIOS: nvmemgr command

With our new systems 100% NVMe internally we should document for AIX / VIOS the ability to configure the NVMe drives, manage namespaces, etc. IBM i has this documentation, AIX should too since that also covers the Virtual I/O Server. The nvmemgr c...
about 1 month ago in AIX 1 Future consideration

invscout should report on currently active system firmware, not the accepted one

Currently invscout report is based on the accepted system firmware level (one stored on the permanent side of the hypervisor), instead of the active (booted from). Example: [root@server:/home/root(4)]# lsmcode -A | grep sys0 sys0!system:VL950_105 ...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

lsmpio -q doesn't list the volume name for Infinidat Devices. It does for other storage vendors. Need Infinidat-specific code for lsmpio -q output

The customer opened Salesforce Case TS010299650, noting that lsmpio -q output for their Infinidat storage does not display the volume name. Sample output: root@HCMDVE2AGADM002:/>lsmpio -q Device Vendor Id Product Id Size Volume Name ----------...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

RBAC Domain assignment for a file gets lost when cp is used.

When using Domain RBAC to implement access restrictions to files based on classifications. i.e. CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as a domain name. However, when a domain SECRET is assigned to a file in directory /secret/ and someone with access to the file ...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Under review

RSCT - Change to Communication Group formation over entirely uncommon subnets

When creating a RSCT "Peer Domain" cluster in a DR setup (2 Data Centers, multiple km apart), and with multiple Networks. It can happen that unwanted, or not working RSCT Communication Groups get created. It would be useful to have a capability to...
about 1 month ago in AIX 0 Submitted

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 2 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Need support in AIX for Open Source FUSE (Filesystem in User Space) support

We need support in AIX for GO programming language for FUSE, Some ffrom development have asked us about support
about 2 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

64-bit support in AIX maintenance mode

If AIX is started in the maintenance mode to repair the system, 64-bit programs can't start by default: "Cannot run a 64-bit program until the 64-bit environment has been configured." The usual way is to start /etc/methods/cfg64 if filesystems are...
2 months ago in AIX 1 Needs more information

secldapclntd should respect LDAP_OPT_SECURITY_PROTOCOL and related settings

The IBM Directory Server idsldap libraries support the following environment variables: LDAP_OPT_SSL_CIPHER LDAP_OPT_SSL_CIPHER_EX LDAP_OPT_SECURITY_PROTOCOL However, secldapclntd does not. It would be helpful for secldapclntd to respect these o...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Configure FTPS using port 990 and FTP with port 20

It is useful from security preceptive to use FTP secure. As our customer wants to configure this FTPS with port 990 to transfer that data from AS400 to AIX.
3 months ago in AIX 0 Under review