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    Summary

    The netstat command on AIX 5.3 and 6.1 at some technology levels can truncate IPv6 addresses for TCP and UDP connections.

    Affect on Discovery

    Without the patch, BMC Atrium Discovery may be unable to report some IPv6 connections as the addresses will appear to be invalid.

    Resolutions

    Administrators can resolve this issue by installing one of the patches (APARS) supplied by IBM (see links below)

    Technology Level

    Patch (APAR)

    5300-07 and earlier

    Not available - upgrade to a newer technology level

    5300-08

    IZ21719

    5300-09

    IZ21738

    6100-01

    IZ21789

    6100-02

    IZ21664

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