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39
votes

SMB support to case insensitive

WEG is working in a project to migrate more and more applications from Windows to AIX on Power but keeping its File Server on Windows. It is clear that for AIX the SMB client file system is replacemen...

Uncommitted Candidate

13
votes

Persistent virtual adapter ID values (also known as slot numbers) for Live ...

During AIX Live update operations are changed slot values. Please improve customization of Live Update Operation and allow customer to specify virtual slot IDs for the target partition and VIO servers...

Under Consideration

8
votes

Creating ISO files larger than 4 GB with (smitty) mkdvd

If you use the script /usr/sbin/mkcd or mkdvd (is the same script) to create an ISO file from a slightly larger mksysb, a second ISO file is automatically created after 4 GB. /usr/sbin/mkcd -L -m MKS...

Under Consideration

8
votes

Add new POLLEXCL flag for poll() function to solve thundering herd problem....

We have developed multiprocessing middleware named Enduro/X, where several processes may listen for messages on several ipc queues (SystemV for example). Processes are using poll() to wait for event i...

Information Provided

8
votes

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 NF...

Uncommitted Candidate

7
votes

improve AIX default security Enhancement with smarter LPA

The default hash function for passwords checking in AIX or VIO is the legacy crypt() function and is accepting only first 8 characters (for hashes). I'm not sure why old crypt() function is still used...

Submitted

6
votes

Monitor and display inline log usage

Provide the capability of monitoring the usage of inline logs. Early detection, prior to log filling/wrapping, should prevent file system lock ups.

Under Consideration

5
votes

please package openssl for rsyslog in AIX

In product IBM TS7700 we want to provide our customers to use openssl with rsyslog, but the current aix rsyslog package do not include openssl. we would like to request it to be added.

Information Provided

5
votes

NIM BOS and mksysb install in HANIM enviornment

In HANIM environment NIM master and alternate master does not support NIM BOS and Mksysb installation for each other. So to restore NIM master or alternate master we have to have 3rd NIM master in env...

Submitted

5
votes

Please provide support for syncing updated lpp_source to NIM alternate mast...

Starting with an in-sync lpp_source where both the NIM master and NIM alternate master have the same filesets and fileset versions. Update the lpp_source on the NIM master by adding or removing a fil...

Under Consideration

4
votes

AIX Unicode Regular Expression Support

IBM locale definitions were used to build all locale objects until 2003, when the Unicode Consortium developed the Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) for building new UTF-8 locales. Those IBM define...

Under Consideration

3
votes

sendmail compiled with SASL support

Need to interface with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple E-mail Service (SES), which requires login credentials / authentication to be encrypted. Neither sendmail or sendmail_ssl are currently compile...

Uncommitted Candidate

3
votes

Implement support for SMBv3 in bos.cifs_fs.rte

Since Windows16 doesn't support SMBv1, there is no chance to mount Windows16-Shares via CIFS on an AIX-Lpar, because the latest bos.cifs_fs version only works with SMBv1. SMBv2 and SMBv3 are not suppo...

Planned for Future Release

3
votes

vNIC Takeover needs to much time

vNIC Takeover needs to much time in certain configuration up to 30 sec. According to IBM Support it works as designed.

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

GLVM for 3 locations (sides)

Currently GLVM only support 2 sides. However, the LVM is able to manage 3 copies. Specially for IBM Cloud environments it is required to get GLVM to support 3 sides. So that the full capability of the...

Submitted


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