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Discover What's New: AIX Ansible collection version 1.8.0 released !

By Shreyansh Chamola posted Fri January 12, 2024 05:10 AM


We are thrilled to announce the availability of our latest version for Ansible AIX collection - power_aix v1.8.0

The release brings new modules, feature/code enhancements and bug fixes, thus, making your automation experience even better than before !

Following additional content was added with the new release:

  • New module: install_all_upates
  • New Module: getconf to generate system configuration variable values as facts.
  • Enhancement: Mount module is updated to use mount command instead of df.
  • Enhancement: Enhanced parsing of nim_resource module stdout.
  • Enhancement: Updated emgr module to remove ifix.
  • Enhancement: Updated flrtvc module to list system specific fixes, AIX/VIOS.
  • Enhancement: Updated lvm_facts module to include PVs without VG or unvaried VG.
  • Enhancement: Updated documentations.
  • Defect: Fix nim module to update from lpp source.
  • Defect: Fix nim module fo unavail_targets.
  • Defect: alt_disk module is fixed for alt_rootvg_op operation, install action.
  • Defect: Group module is fixed for creating group with group id.
  • Defect: Fix filesystem module which used to set "options=rw" when creating filesystem.
  • Defect: Fix lvol module to allow renaming without specifying size.

These additions were included after surveying AIX clients. If you have any suggestions that you'd like us to cover, you can post them here or on our GitHub repository (link available below).

Till now, we have more than 260,000 downloads of the power_aix collection on Ansible Galaxy.

Use these newly added features/enhancements and make your work-life easier, efficient and more productive. Happy Automation!

The new collection can be found at the following locations:

Red Hat Automation Hub:

Ansible Galaxy:

GitHub Repo:

1 comment



Mon January 15, 2024 01:03 AM

Thank you very much for working to integrate Aix with Ansible.