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IBM z14 Configuration Setup

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 25 September 2017, updated 03 January 2019

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ISBN-10: 0738442720
ISBN-13: 9780738442723
IBM Form #: SG24-8460-00

Authors: Octavian Lascu, Franco Pinto, Bill White, Peter Hoyle, Jannie Houlbjerg, Kazuhiro Nakajima, Nelson Oliveira and Martin Soellig

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, configure, and maintain the IBM z14. The z14 offers new functions that require a comprehensive understanding of the available configuration options. This book presents configuration setup scenarios, and describes implementation examples in detail.

    This publication is intended for systems engineers, hardware planners, and anyone who needs to understand IBM Z configuration and implementation. Readers should be generally familiar with current IBM Z technology and terminology. For more information about the functions of the z14, see IBM z14 Technical Introduction, SG24-8450 and IBM z14 Technical Guide, SG24-8451.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Planning considerations

    Chapter 3. Preparing for a new z14

    Chapter 4. Mapping CHIDs to CHPIDs using the CMT

    Chapter 5. Production IODF and setting up the CPC

    Chapter 6. Configuring network features

    Chapter 7. Defining console communication

    Chapter 8. Preparing for Sysplex and configuring Server Time Protocol

    Chapter 9. Defining Coupling Facility links

    Chapter 10. Specialized features

    Chapter 11. Adding LPARs and OSCONFIGs

    Chapter 12. Adding storage devices

    Chapter 13. Adding network devices

    Chapter 14. Adding coupling connectivity

    Chapter 15. Adding PCIe devices

    Appendix A. Additional material


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