This IBM Redbooks publication discusses how to install, tailor, and configure the McDATA Intrepid FICON Director, in conjunction with the FICON topologies supported by zSeries and 9672 Generation 5 and Generation 6 servers. It focuses on the hardware installation as well as the software definitions needed to provide connectivity for supported FICON environments.
This book provides planning information and FICON Director setup information. Also included are helpful utilities for monitoring and managing the McDATA Intrepid FICON Director environment.
This book is intended for system engineers, SAN administrators, and system programmers who will plan and install McDATA Intrepid FICON Directors. A good background in systems planning, hardware and cabling infrastructure planning, and zSeries I/O definitions (HCD or IOCP), as well as Fibre Channel or FICON Directors is assumed.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Technical Description
Chapter 3. Pre-installation planning
Chapter 4. Setting up the EFC Manager environment
Chapter 5. Configuring the FICON Director
Appendix A. Useful procedures
Appendix B. Port location and mapping
Appendix C. FICON Director configuration worksheet