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Number of votes Request headline and description

93
votes

AIX secldapclntd and LDAP load module should successfully recognize and int...

FreeIPA LDAP server, also know as Red Hat Identity Management, software stores password change time stamps in this format: krbLastPwdChange: 20200929123058Z That appears to be a YYYMMDDhhmmss format...

Submitted

32
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...

Planned for Future Release

28
votes

Snap with anonymized data

For security reasons, it is becoming more and more complicated for the customer to provide SNAP to support teams when needed. Mainly because these files contain IP addresses, hostnames and binary file...

Under Consideration

27
votes

AIX ftpd to use ciphers that need ECDH key exchange

To use FTP in a secure way, the ftpd daemon may use openssl ciphers (FTPS). But modern TLS 1.3 ciphers provided by openssl 1.1 using ECDH key exchange are not possible to be used with the ftpd. These ...

Submitted

15
votes

live update AIX7.2 LKU

To enhance LKU tool monitoring I suggest to add a timestamp on the standard output at each main step beginning ( ex : 16:41 The live update preview ; 16:46 Creating rootvg for boot of surrogate. ...

Uncommitted Candidate

14
votes

Automatic Disk space reclamation option for alt_rootvg_op command

When freeing up saved rootvg with alt_rootvg_op command it would be very helpful to add an additional option for doing automatic space reclamation to the disk subsystem where the alt_rootvg resides on...

Submitted

13
votes

Make 15 second IO-Freeze time configurable

When a FC port on a storage controller goes offline, the switch sends a RSCN event to AIX, which then freezes all IO on all disks that were logged in through that port for 15 seconds. This is part of...

Uncommitted Candidate

11
votes

SUMA setup

we need SUMA to have automated scripts as cronjobs. we also need a GUI version of the SUMA usage and not memorising commands to carry out download. we also need SUMA to be able to download ISO images ...

Submitted

10
votes

Request for fast HBA I/O failure

During FC cable test with NICE Information Service(client), we found I/O delay time gap between AIX server and x86 machine. When FC adapter driver detects a link event, driver waits approximately for...

Under Consideration

10
votes

AIX LFS changes required for smbc performance enhancement

Development asked for an RFE to be opened to request modification of the LFS layer of AIX to add vinfo parameters to the vnop_readdir and vnop_lockctl calls so that the smbc client can get the informa...

Planned for Future Release

9
votes

Redesign of software downloads

This is intended to encompass all IBM downloads for software, firmware and even the mdt iso. We need a better software distribution model that can allow for a CLI session to be used to select and down...

Under Consideration

8
votes

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 i...

Submitted

8
votes

LKU - release lvup_rootvg surrogate disk without a reboot

Live Kernal Update - release surrogate disk without a reboot.

Declined

6
votes

support for the POSIX/pax tar format in tar

The AIX tar command is a little behind other implementations. It does not support any of the common archive formats which are nowadays being used on any other platform (Linux, MacOS, *BSD, SunOS, HPUX...

Submitted

5
votes

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 Transports Historically, NFSv2 and NFSv3 servers have r...

Submitted


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