5765-AEZ IBM AIX Enterprise Edition V6.1.1

IBM United States Sales Manual
Revised:  October 07, 2013.

Table of contents
TOC Link Product life cycle dates TOC Link Description
TOC Link Program number TOC Link Operating environment
TOC Link Abstract TOC Link Planning information
TOC Link Product positioning TOC Link Publications
TOC Link Highlights TOC Link Security, auditability, and control

 
Product life cycle dates
Program NumberVRM Announced Available Marketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
5765-AEZ06.01.012010/02/092010/03/05 - -
5765-AEZ06.01.002008/09/022008/09/12 - -

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Program number

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Abstract

IBM AIX Enterprise Edition V6.1.1

AIX Enterprise Edition has been enhanced to include the Systems Director Enterprise Edition as a component of AIX Enterprise Edition. The AIX 6 operating system is available in two different editions: A Standard Edition that includes only the AIX operating system, expansion pack, and other commonly used software such as an Internet browser, and an Enterprise Edition that includes all the features of the Standard Edition and additional management software designed to complement the features of AIX 6.

AIX Enterprise Edition is a single offering that includes AIX 6 and several key manageability products that are designed to:

AIX Enterprise Edition V6.1.1 includes:

AIX Enterprise Edition is designed to provide the following benefits:

The inclusion of Systems Director Enterprise Edition as part of the AIX Enterprise Edition brings significant new platform management capabilities compared to previous releases of AIX Enterprise Edition. Existing AIX Enterprise Edition V6.1 customers will be able to upgrade to AIX Enterprise Edition V6.1.1 at no additional charge.

IBM AIX Enterprise Edition V6.1

The AIX Enterprise Edition is an IBM offering that includes AIX 6 and several key manageability products. AIX Enterprise Edition consists of the AIX 6 operating system, the PowerVM Workload Partitions Manager for AIX (WPAR Manager), and three Tivoli products: Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager (TADDM), IBM Tivoli Monitoring, and the IBM Usage and Accounting Manager Virtualization Edition for Power Systems. This offering delivers significant manageability capabilities beyond the capabilities of the standard AIX 6.1 product (AIX Standard Edition).

Applications from earlier AIX releases or from AIX Standard Edition:

Applications created on previous versions of AIX 5 or AIX Standard Edition should run on AIX Enterprise Edition 6.1 without recompilation as long as those programs do not use nonportable programming techniques.

Additional information on binary compatibility can be found at:

http://www.ibm.com/servers/aix/os/compatibility/

In addition to the AIX 6 OS, AIX Enterprise Edition includes enterprise management functionality provided by the PowerVM Workload Partitions Manager for AIX (WPAR Manager), Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager (TADDM), IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM), and IBM Usage and Accounting Manager Virtualization Edition (UAM). Together, these enterprise management tools enable you to manage your Power System AIX environment more efficiently and effectively.

These tools are designed to:

Key features provided by AIX Enterprise Edition enable you to:

AIX Enterprise Edition brings all of this functionality under a single offering designed to simplify ordering and to provide value not available when ordering the individual products separately.
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Product positioning

AIX Enterprise Edition should be considered for any client that is considering AIX 6 and that needs to get the most out of their Power Systems AIX Environment. AIX Enterprise Edition will be offered as an upgrade from AIX Standard Edition.
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Highlights

The AIX operating system has been enhanced to provide the following capabilities in AIX 6 Technology Level 9:


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Description

The AIX operating system has been enhanced to provide the following new capabilities in AIX 6 Technology Level 7:

Performance and scalability:

Availability:

Security:

Manageability:

Other enhancements:

AIX Enterprise Edition provides the following functionality in addition to the functionality delivered with the AIX 6 operating system (included in AIX Enterprise Edition):

AIX Enterprise Edition is designed to address these pain points:


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Operating environment

Hardware requirements

Software requirements

Systems operating on AIX 6.1 are supported only when used within the system operating environments described in the appropriate hardware announcements and when used within the specified operating environment. When systems operating on AIX 6.1 are used with other software or software in later announcements, other limitations may be included.
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Planning information

Customer responsibilities

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
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Publications

No publications are shipped with this program.
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Security, auditability, and control

AIX 6.1 uses the system and network security features for security and auditability. These features are:

AIX 6.1 introduces new security extensions to FTP based on RFC 4217. These extensions provide data and control channel integrity by means of the TLS/SSL (Transport Layer Security and Secure Socket Layer) protocols.

AIX Enterprise Edition augments these capabilities by providing automatic detection of server configuration changes and by providing monitoring of system alert conditions.

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