Immutability and appendOnly features in GPFS 3.4v on AIX

Immutable retention of your business data to help meet regulatory compliances and security needs

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Sandeep Ramesh Patil and Ujwala P Tulshigiri

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: April 30, 2012

Protect your business data on IBM AIX® systems using immutability and appendOnly features supported by IBM® General Parallel File System (IBM GPFS™) V3.4 ensuring compliance to various government regulations. Having rich set of command line interfaces, GPFS allows you to set appropriate restrictions to your business audit files, health center records and log files in order to effectively secure them from being tampered with or accidentally deleted. This article illustrates how to make use of immutability and appendOnly restrictions offered by IBM GPFS V3.4 to protect your AIX data.

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Zone=AIX and UNIX, Java development
ArticleTitle=Immutability and appendOnly features in GPFS 3.4v on AIX