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Number of votes Request headline and description

17
votes

MPIO needs to take path response time into account

System: AIX 7 Event: Degraded response time in one path, impacts the overall performance of the other paths of the same hdisk. MPIO is used to access our disks, running with algorithm shortest-queue,...

Submitted

15
votes

AIX 7.2 Kerberos Support for Live Update functionality

We Need suport of Kerberos in AIX 7.2 Live Update funtionality Asap !

Uncommitted Candidate

10
votes

OpenSSL: Remove weak ciphers

OpenSSL is provided with the AIX base operating systems but it currently differs from the core open source offering on GitHub by deliverying a significant number of old and weak cipers. Core OpenSSL ...

Information Provided

7
votes

Docker on AIX

Docker is a technology that allows for applications to be created, deployed and run using containers. This allows applications and services to be built and deployed on any operating system that suppor...

Under Consideration

7
votes

Make chdev aware of third party volume managers using disk devices.

Recently we've had a major incident in one of our biggest customers involving Oracle ASM disks that are virtualized using dual VIOS and vscsi. In one of the VIOS, PVIDs were assigned on disks already...

Declined

6
votes

AIX on Docker Container

To create a Docker container for AIX, like IBM has to WebSpheres, DB2 and many others products. Without AIX Docker Container we are unable to build Full Proof of Concept along with IBM Products liste...

Submitted

6
votes

Write preference pthread_rwlock_wrlock

Db2 pureScale provides extreme availability, extreme scalability, and workload consolidations for mission critical OLTP applications that demand 7x24x365 availability. Today, Db2 pureScale is supporte...

Uncommitted Candidate

5
votes

Need new Era year (GENGO) support for AIX Japanese environment

Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down in April 2019. His abdication will mark the end of the Heisei era, and he would be immediately succeeded by his son Crown Prince Naruhito on 1 May, which would s...

Submitted

5
votes

bos.cifs needs SMBv3

AIX needs to refresh bos.cifs to at least 10 year old protocol versions. SMBv1 is insecure and has been dropped by every other major operating system except AIX. Here is the real reason now. IBM ...

Under Consideration

4
votes

alt_rootvg_op update_all ignores RPM updates

In AIX 7.1, alt_rootvg_op -b update_all is ignoring all RPMs from update source location provided. As identified in linked PMR, this is caused by alt_rootvg_op not passing parameter "-r" to command in...

Submitted

4
votes

SMB v2 or v3 support in AIX 7

Client wants to mount a Microsoft Windows filesystems onto AIX. In the past he used CIFS which was part of standard AIX. CIFS was based on SMB v1. The latest Windows releases not longer support v1 du...

Uncommitted Candidate

4
votes

AIX rw_timeout =40 didn't work over 491 seconds becaus of current AIX FC be...

System: IBM AIX Actor: Customer needs rw_timeout hit as defined in ODM. Description: There are many redundancy solutions for robust disk I/O availability - redundant HBAs, redundant SAN switches and ...

Submitted

4
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...

Under Consideration

4
votes

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...

Submitted

4
votes

Allow AIXPCM to health check closed luns

NEW FORMAT "PMR": TS001111225 (This RFE webform is expecting the old format and rejects the new one) Requesting: Add the option for AIXPCM to perform path health checks on all attached multi-path sto...

Uncommitted Candidate


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