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      5
    • Sprint:
      RE 2015-04-08, RE 2015-04-22
    • Release Notes:
      New Feature

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      Puppet does not provides a correct provider for the mount type on AIX.

      A new provider must be created.

      Mountpoints in AIX are managed by the commands: crfs, lsfs, rmfs, chfs (http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/aix/v6r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.aix.cmds/doc/aixcmds1/crfs.htm). For nfs mountpoints the commands mknfsmnt, chnfsmnt, rmnfsmnt and chnfsmnt are provided, but they can partially be managed with former commands.

      The commands update the file /etc/filesystems that has following syntax:

      /usr:
      dev = /dev/hd2
      vfs = jfs2
      log = /dev/hd8
      mount = automatic
      check = false
      type = bootfs
      vol = /usr
      free = false

      /var:
      dev = /dev/hd9var
      vfs = jfs2
      log = /dev/hd8
      mount = automatic
      check = false
      type = bootfs
      vol = /var
      free = false

      *IMPORTANT*: crfs (create) and rmfs (remove), if it is a local filesystem, will create and format (using jfs/jfs2) the needed Logical Volume, or directly remove the Logical Volume losing data.

      Two approaches:
      1. Use command line tools and operate as expected by AIX commands: Operate on the LV. In that case type should be extended with new parameters (Volume Group, LV name, size...)
      2. Modify directly /etc/filesystems files, and manage the Logical Volumes using a LVM type (as in other OS)

      risk: medium (manual validate)
      probability: medium (aix)
      severity: medium (can't manage aix mounts)
      test layer (no acceptance setup for aix)

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              Kurt Wall
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