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IBM z15 Configuration Setup

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 04 August 2020

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ISBN-10: 0738459003
ISBN-13: 9780738459004
IBM Form #: SG24-8860-00

Authors: Octavian Lascu, Bill White, Nelson Oliveira, Franco Pinto, Ryotaroh Sawada and Martin Söllig

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, configure, and maintain the IBM z15™ (machine types 8561 and 8562) systems. The z15 systems 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 familiar with IBM Z technology and terminology. For more information about the functions of the z15 systems, see IBM z15 Technical Introduction, SG24-8850, IBM z15 (8561) Technical Guide, SG24-8851 and IBM z15 (8562) Technical Guide, SG24-8852.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Planning considerations

    Chapter 3. Preparing for a new IBM z15 system

    Chapter 4. Preparing an input/out configuration program to use the CHPID Mapping Tool

    Chapter 5. The production input/output definition file and setting up the central processor complex

    Chapter 6. Configuring network features

    Chapter 7. Defining console communication

    Chapter 8. Preparing for IBM Parallel Sysplex and configuring Server Time Protocol

    Chapter 9. Defining Coupling Facility links

    Chapter 10. Specialized features

    Chapter 11. Adding logical partitions and operating system configurations

    Chapter 12. Adding storage devices

    Chapter 13. Adding network devices

    Chapter 14. Adding coupling connectivity

    Chapter 15. Adding Peripheral Component Interconnect Express devices

    Appendix A. Additional material


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