IBM z14 Configuration Setup

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 25 September 2017, updated 03 January 2019

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ISBN-10: 0738442720
ISBN-13: 9780738442723
IBM Form #: SG24-8460-00
(434 pages)

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


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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