IBM zEnterprise 196 Configuration Setup

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 18 November 2010, updated 09 May 2011

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ISBN-10: 0738434876
ISBN-13: 9780738434872
IBM Form #: SG24-7834-00
(586 pages)

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Authors: Mike Ebbers, Tom Carielli, Wolfgang Fries, Peter A. Hoyle, Frank Packheiser, John P. Troy, Quan Yuan


This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, configure, and maintain the IBM zEnterprise 196 server. The z196 offers new functions that require a comprehensive understanding of the available configuration options. This book presents configuration setup scenarios, and discusses implementation examples in detail.

This book is intended for systems engineers, hardware planners, and anyone who needs to understand IBM System z® configuration and implementation. Readers should be generally familiar with current IBM System z technology and terminology. For details about the z196 server, see IBM zEnterprise System Technical Introduction, SG24-7832 and IBM zEnterprise System Technical Guide, SG24-7833.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Channel Subsystem overview
Chapter 2. Configuration planning
Chapter 3. I/O Autoconfiguration on IBM zEnterprise 196 processors
Chapter 4. Upgrading from an IBM System z9 EC/z10 EC to an IBM zEnterprise 196
Chapter 5. Replacing an IBM System z9 EC/z10 EC with an IBM zEnterprise 196
Chapter 6. Installing a new IBM zEnterprise 196
Chapter 7. Installing an additional IBM zEnterprise 196
Chapter 8. Server Time Protocol setup
Chapter 9. Crypto Express3 configuration
Chapter 10. Reserved logical partitions
Chapter 11. Preparing the IBM zEnterprise 196 for the IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension Model 002

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