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IBM z13 Configuration Setup

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, configure, and maintain the IBM z13™. The z13 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 Systems™ configuration and implementation. Readers should be generally familiar with current IBM z Systems technology and terminology. For details about the functions of the z13, see IBM z13 Technical Introduction, SG24-8250 and IBM z13 Technical Guide, SG24-8251.

Table of Contents

  1. Front cover
  2. Notices
    1. Trademarks
  3. IBM Redbooks promotions
  4. Preface
    1. Authors
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  5. Chapter 1. Introducing the IBM z13
    1. 1.1 IBM z13 technical overview
      1. 1.1.1 Models
      2. 1.1.2 Model upgrade paths
      3. 1.1.3 Frames
      4. 1.1.4 CPC drawer
      5. 1.1.5 I/O connectivity: PCIe and InfiniBand
      6. 1.1.6 I/O subsystems
      7. 1.1.7 Coupling Links support
      8. 1.1.8 Special purpose features
    2. 1.2 Hardware Management Console and Support Element
    3. 1.3 IBM z BladeCenter Extension (zBX) Model 004
  6. Chapter 2. Channel subsystem
    1. 2.1 Channel subsystem (CSS)
      1. 2.1.1 Multiple channel subsystems
      2. 2.1.2 Maximum 10 logical partitions in CSS5
      3. 2.1.3 Multiple image facility (MIF)
    2. 2.2 Logical partitions (LPARs)
    3. 2.3 Subchannel sets
    4. 2.4 Channels
      1. 2.4.1 Physical Channel ID (PCHID)
      2. 2.4.2 Channel Path ID (CHPID)
      3. 2.4.3 Control unit (CU)
      4. 2.4.4 I/O device
      5. 2.4.5 Adapter ID (AID)
      6. 2.4.6 Channel path sharing
      7. 2.4.7 Channel program
      8. 2.4.8 System assist processor (SAP)
      9. 2.4.9 Hardware system area (HSA)
    5. 2.5 Defining multiple CSSs and the fourth subchannel set
    6. 2.6 Channel activation
      1. 2.6.1 Activation processes
    7. 2.7 CPC drawer: Fanout cards and adapters
      1. 2.7.1 I/O drawer and PCIe I/O drawer
      2. 2.7.2 I/O drawer domains, slots and PCHIDs
      3. 2.7.3 PCIe drawer domains, slots, and PCHIDs
  7. Chapter 3. Configuration planning
    1. 3.1 Tools
      1. 3.1.1 Resource Link
      2. 3.1.2 Hardware Configuration Definition (HCD)
      3. 3.1.3 Hardware Configuration Manager (HCM)
      4. 3.1.4 Input/output configuration program (IOCP)
      5. 3.1.5 CHPID Mapping Tool (CMT)
      6. 3.1.6 Other tools
    2. 3.2 Hardware Management Console and Support Element configuration planning
      1. 3.2.1 Support Elements (SEs)
      2. 3.2.2 Hardware Management Console Application V2.13.0
      3. 3.2.3 HMC access
      4. 3.2.4 Application enhancements
      5. 3.2.5 Configuration and services
      6. 3.2.6 Application programming interface (API) customization
      7. 3.2.7 Remote Service Facility (RSF)
      8. 3.2.8 Capacity on demand
      9. 3.2.9 Server Time Protocol (STP) enhancements
      10. 3.2.10 Connectivity for the HMC and the SE without ensemble enabled
      11. 3.2.11 Connectivity for the HMC and the SE with ensemble enabled
    3. 3.3 Channel considerations
      1. 3.3.1 Parallel channels
      2. 3.3.2 ESCON channels and FICON bridge channels
      3. 3.3.3 FICON channels
      4. 3.3.4 Open System Adapter (OSA)
      5. 3.3.5 HiperSockets
      6. 3.3.6 Integrated Coupling Adapter (PCIe-O SR) Adapter
      7. 3.3.7 InfiniBand (PSIFB) Adapter
      8. 3.3.8 Fanouts
      9. 3.3.9 Coupling links
      10. 3.3.10 Configuration rules
  8. Chapter 4. I/O Autoconfiguration function (zDAC)
    1. 4.1 Description of I/O Autoconfiguration
    2. 4.2 Enhancements introduced with z/OS Version 2 Release 1
    3. 4.3 Prerequisites and operational considerations for using I/O Autoconfiguration
    4. 4.4 Overview of the I/O Autoconfiguration process
    5. 4.5 I/O Autoconfiguration using HCD
      1. 4.5.1 Defining autoconfiguration policies
      2. 4.5.2 Specifying profile options that are related to the zDAC process
      3. 4.5.3 Defining logical partition groups for autoconfiguration
      4. 4.5.4 Defining OS configuration groups for autoconfiguration
      5. 4.5.5 Setting keywords for autoconfiguration policies
      6. 4.5.6 Running the automatic I/O discovery process
      7. 4.5.7 Applying updates to the autoconfiguration proposals
      8. 4.5.8 Excluding a specific switch from the discovery and proposal process
      9. 4.5.9 Excluding specific CHPIDs from the discovery and proposal process
      10. 4.5.10 Before and after captures of the example
    6. 4.6 I/O Autoconfiguration using HCM
      1. 4.6.1 Defining autoconfiguration policies
      2. 4.6.2 Defining logical partition groups for autoconfiguration
      3. 4.6.3 Defining OS configuration groups for autoconfiguration
      4. 4.6.4 Setting keywords for autoconfiguration policies
      5. 4.6.5 Completing the automatic I/O discovery process
      6. 4.6.6 Applying updates to the autoconfiguration proposals
  9. Chapter 5. Upgrading from an IBM zEC12 to IBM z13
    1. 5.1 Scenario overview
      1. 5.1.1 The configuration process
      2. 5.1.2 Migration path considerations
      3. 5.1.3 Planning considerations
      4. 5.1.4 Miscellaneous equipment specification (MES) upgrade scenario
    2. 5.2 HCD: Migrating the existing 2827 IODF
      1. 5.2.1 Creating the work IODF from the current 2827 production IODF
      2. 5.2.2 Repeating the 2827 processor to be replaced
      3. 5.2.3 CF Link information messages
      4. 5.2.4 Changing the 2827 to a 2964 and deleting the 2827
      5. 5.2.5 Deleting the 2827 processor definition
      6. 5.2.6 Reconnecting the CF channel paths that were not migrated
      7. 5.2.7 Defining more I/O
      8. 5.2.8 Overdefining channel paths on an XMP processor
    3. 5.3 OSA: Saving and restoring configuration data
      1. 5.3.1 Using OSA/SF to save and restore OSE OAT configuration data
      2. 5.3.2 Export and import OSA-ICC configuration data with OSA Advanced Facilities
      3. 5.3.3 Using OSA Advanced Facilities to set OSA parameters
    4. 5.4 HCD: Validating the 2964 work IODF
    5. 5.5 Creating the IOCP for the CHPID Mapping Tool
    6. 5.6 CMT: Assigning PCHIDs to CHPIDs
      1. 5.6.1 Importing the CFReport file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      2. 5.6.2 Importing the 2964 IOCP file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      3. 5.6.3 Resolving CHPIDs with PCHID conflict
      4. 5.6.4 Hardware resolution
      5. 5.6.5 Manual mapping to resolve CIB CHPIDs
      6. 5.6.6 Processing the CU Priority and Automatic Mapping
      7. 5.6.7 CHPIDs not connected to control units
      8. 5.6.8 Creating CHPID Mapping Tool reports
      9. 5.6.9 Creating an updated IOCP
    7. 5.7 HCD: Updating the 2964 work IODF with PCHIDs
    8. 5.8 HCD: Building the 2964 production IODF
    9. 5.9 HCD/HMC: Loading the 2964 processor IOCDS
    10. 5.10 HMC: Creating Reset Profile for activation
      1. 5.10.1 Building the Reset Profile for activation and pointing to required IOCDS
      2. 5.10.2 Building and verifying image profiles
      3. 5.10.3 Building and verifying Load profiles
      4. 5.10.4 Building and verifying Loadxx Members in SYS#.IPLPARM
      5. 5.10.5 Server Time Protocol (STP) configuration
      6. 5.10.6 Running a power-on reset (POR) of the 2964
  10. Chapter 6. Replacing an IBM zEC12 with IBM z13
    1. 6.1 Scenario overview
      1. 6.1.1 The configuration process
      2. 6.1.2 Migration path considerations
      3. 6.1.3 Planning considerations
      4. 6.1.4 Replacement (push/pull) scenario
    2. 6.2 HCD: Migrating the existing 2827 IODF
      1. 6.2.1 Creating the work IODF from the current 2827 production IODF
      2. 6.2.2 Repeating the 2827 processor that is being replaced
      3. 6.2.3 Coupling Link information messages
      4. 6.2.4 Changing the 2827 to a 2964 and deleting the 2827
      5. 6.2.5 Deleting the 2827 processor definition
      6. 6.2.6 Reconnecting the Coupling Link channel paths that were not migrated
      7. 6.2.7 Defining more I/O
      8. 6.2.8 Overdefining channel paths on an XMP processor
    3. 6.3 OSA: Saving and restoring configuration data
      1. 6.3.1 Using OSA/SF to save and restore OSE OAT configuration data
      2. 6.3.2 Export and import OSA-ICC configuration data with OSA Advanced Facilities
      3. 6.3.3 Using OSA Advanced Facilities to set OSA parameters
    4. 6.4 HCD: Validating the 2964 work IODF
    5. 6.5 Creating the IOCP for the CHPID Mapping Tool
    6. 6.6 CMT: Assigning PCHIDs to CHPIDs
      1. 6.6.1 Importing the CFReport file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      2. 6.6.2 Importing the 2964 IOCP file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      3. 6.6.3 Resolving CHPIDs with PCHID conflict
      4. 6.6.4 Hardware resolution
      5. 6.6.5 Manual mapping to resolve CIB CHPIDs
      6. 6.6.6 Processing the CU Priority and Automatic Mapping
      7. 6.6.7 CHPIDs not connected to control units
      8. 6.6.8 Creating CHPID Mapping Tool reports
      9. 6.6.9 Creating an updated IOCP
    7. 6.7 HCD: Updating the 2964 work IODF with PCHIDs
    8. 6.8 HCD: Building the 2964 production IODF
    9. 6.9 HCD/HMC: Loading the 2964 processor IOCDS
      1. 6.9.1 Updating the IOCDS using HCD option 2.11
      2. 6.9.2 Updating the IOCDS using Stand-Alone Input/Output Config Program
    10. 6.10 HMC: Steps for profile activation
      1. 6.10.1 Building the Reset Profile for activation and pointing to required IOCDS
      2. 6.10.2 Building and verifying Image Profiles
      3. 6.10.3 Building and verifying Load Profiles
      4. 6.10.4 Building and verifying Loadxx Members in SYS#.IPLPARM
      5. 6.10.5 Server Time Protocol (STP) configuration
      6. 6.10.6 Running a power-on reset (POR) of the 2964
  11. Chapter 7. Installing a new IBM z13
    1. 7.1 Scenario overview
      1. 7.1.1 The configuration process
      2. 7.1.2 Planning considerations
      3. 7.1.3 Adding a new 2964 to a new hardware environment
    2. 7.2 HCD: Creating a 2964 IODF
      1. 7.2.1 Creating a work IODF
      2. 7.2.2 Adding a 2964 processor
      3. 7.2.3 Overdefining channel paths on an XMP processor
    3. 7.3 HCD: Validating the 2964 work IODF
    4. 7.4 Creating the IOCP file for the CHPID Mapping Tool
    5. 7.5 CMT: Assigning PCHIDs to CHPIDs
      1. 7.5.1 Importing the CFReport file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      2. 7.5.2 Importing the 2964 IOCP file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      3. 7.5.3 Resolving CHPIDs with PCHID conflict
      4. 7.5.4 Hardware Resolution
      5. 7.5.5 Manual mapping to resolve CIB CHPIDs
      6. 7.5.6 Processing the CU Priority and Automatic Mapping
      7. 7.5.7 CHPIDs not connected to control units
      8. 7.5.8 Creating CHPID Mapping Tool reports
      9. 7.5.9 Creating an updated IOCP
    6. 7.6 HCD: Updating the 2964 work IODF with PCHIDs
    7. 7.7 HCD: Building the 2964 production IODF
    8. 7.8 HCD/HMC: Loading the 2964 processor IOCDS
      1. 7.8.1 Updating the IOCDS using HCD option 2.11
      2. 7.8.2 Updating the IOCDS using Stand-Alone Input/Output Config Program
    9. 7.9 HMC: Steps for profile activation
      1. 7.9.1 Building the Reset Profile for activation and pointing to required IOCDS
      2. 7.9.2 Building and verifying Image Profiles
      3. 7.9.3 Building and verifying Load Profiles
      4. 7.9.4 Building and verifying Loadxx Members in SYS#.IPLPARM
      5. 7.9.5 Server Time Protocol (STP) configuration
      6. 7.9.6 Running a power-on reset (POR) of the 2964
  12. Chapter 8. Installing an additional IBM z13
    1. 8.1 Scenario overview
      1. 8.1.1 The configuration process
      2. 8.1.2 Planning considerations
      3. 8.1.3 Installing an extra 2964
    2. 8.2 HCD: Creating a 2964 work IODF
      1. 8.2.1 Creating a work IODF from the current production IODF
      2. 8.2.2 Adding the new 2964 processor
      3. 8.2.3 Overdefining channel paths on an XMP processor
      4. 8.2.4 Adding CHPID type CIB channels and PSIFB links
      5. 8.2.5 Defining more I/O
    3. 8.3 HCD: Validating the 2964 work IODF
    4. 8.4 Creating the IOCP statements for the CHPID Mapping Tool
    5. 8.5 CMT: Assigning PCHIDs to CHPIDs
      1. 8.5.1 Importing the CFReport file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      2. 8.5.2 Importing the 2964 IOCP file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      3. 8.5.3 Resolving CHPIDs with PCHID conflict
      4. 8.5.4 Hardware Resolution
      5. 8.5.5 Manual mapping to resolve CIB CHPIDs
      6. 8.5.6 Processing the CU Priority and Automatic Mapping
      7. 8.5.7 CHPIDs not connected to control units
      8. 8.5.8 Creating CHPID Mapping Tool reports
      9. 8.5.9 Creating an updated IOCP
    6. 8.6 HCD: Updating the 2964 work IODF with PCHIDs
    7. 8.7 HCD: Building the 2964 production IODF
    8. 8.8 HCD/HMC: Loading the 2964 processor IOCDS
      1. 8.8.1 Updating the IOCDS using HCD option 2.11
      2. 8.8.2 Updating the IOCDS using Stand-Alone Input/Output Config Program
    9. 8.9 HMC: Steps for profile activation
      1. 8.9.1 Building the Reset Profile for Activation and pointing to required IOCDS
      2. 8.9.2 Building and verifying Image Profiles
      3. 8.9.3 Building and verifying Load Profiles
      4. 8.9.4 Building and verifying Loadxx Members in SYS#.IPLPARM
      5. 8.9.5 Server Time Protocol (STP) configuration
      6. 8.9.6 Running a power-on reset (POR) of the 2964
  13. Chapter 9. Server Time Protocol (STP)
    1. 9.1 Server Time Protocol configuration overview
      1. 9.1.1 Network Time Protocol (NTP) server as an external time source (ETS)
    2. 9.2 Configuring the HMC as an NTP server
      1. 9.2.1 Configure your HMC time source
      2. 9.2.2 Procedure to set up HMC time source and NTP server
      3. 9.2.3 NTP Broadband Authentication for NTP server setup
    3. 9.3 Configuring a new STP-only CTN
      1. 9.3.1 Open System (Sysplex) Time panel
      2. 9.3.2 Set up External Time Source (ETS)
      3. 9.3.3 Define CTN ID
      4. 9.3.4 Initialize time
      5. 9.3.5 Assign preferred time server (PTS) role
    4. 9.4 Adding the z13 to an existing STP-only CTN
      1. 9.4.1 Setting the STP-only Network ID
      2. 9.4.2 Optional: Assign an STP role to z13
  14. Chapter 10. Crypto Express5S configuration
    1. 10.1 Crypto Express5S configuration overview
      1. 10.1.1 Configuration rules
      2. 10.1.2 Configuration planning
    2. 10.2 Configuring the cryptographic feature
      1. 10.2.1 Checking whether CPACF DES/TDES enablement feature is installed
      2. 10.2.2 Logical partition cryptographic definition
      3. 10.2.3 Cryptographic configuration using the Support Element (SE)
    3. 10.3 Activating and deactivating cryptographic coprocessors by using ICSF
  15. Chapter 11. Logical partitions
    1. 11.1 Introduction to reserved logical partitions
    2. 11.2 Naming and activating a reserved logical partition
      1. 11.2.1 Naming a reserved logical partition
      2. 11.2.2 Activating the configuration on the z13
      3. 11.2.3 Customizing the Image Profile
    3. 11.3 Changing a logical partition to reserved
    4. 11.4 Renaming a logical partition
  16. Chapter 12. Preparing IBM z13 for zBX Model 004
    1. 12.1 zBX hardware summary
    2. 12.2 zBX connectivity in an ensemble
      1. 12.2.1 HMC connectivity
      2. 12.2.2 Intranode management network (INMN)
      3. 12.2.3 Intraensemble data network (IEDN)
      4. 12.2.4 Fibre Channel (FC) attached storage
    3. 12.3 Upgrade considerations
    4. 12.4 Upgrade overview
    5. 12.5 Configuration examples
      1. 12.5.1 Basic Ensemble configuration with zBX
      2. 12.5.2 Ensemble configuration with two zBXs and two CPCs
      3. 12.5.3 Maximum mixed CPC/zBX Ensemble configuration
    6. 12.6 Ensembles and Unified Resource Manager
      1. 12.6.1 Ensemble creation
      2. 12.6.2 Unified Resource Manager
    7. 12.7 Additional references
  17. Chapter 13. Flash Express
    1. 13.1 Overview of Flash Express
    2. 13.2 Installation of Flash Express
      1. 13.2.1 IBM System Service Representative configuration tasks
      2. 13.2.2 User tasks
    3. 13.3 z/OS support for Flash Express
      1. 13.3.1 z/OS V1R13 RSM Enablement Offering web deliverable
      2. 13.3.2 z/OS system parameter and command enhancements
    4. 13.4 Linux on z Systems support for Flash Express
    5. 13.5 CFCC support for Flash Express
    6. 13.6 Manage Flash allocation
      1. 13.6.1 Allocating Flash Express storage to partitions
      2. 13.6.2 Allocation example
      3. 13.6.3 Increasing the available Flash Express storage allocation
      4. 13.6.4 Removing an allocation
  18. Chapter 14. Configure Open System Adaptor (OSA) and RoCE Express
    1. 14.1 Configure OSE channel with Open System Facility (OSA/SF) on the HMC
      1. 14.1.1 Customize OAT and SNA timer with OSA/SF on HMC
    2. 14.2 10GbE RoCE Express HCD definitions and z/OS display commands
      1. 14.2.1 Understanding native PCIe feature definition rule
      2. 14.2.2 Consider Native PCIe feature Plugging and Resource Groups (RGs)
      3. 14.2.3 HCD definitions for RoCE Express
      4. 14.2.4 z/OS display commands for RoCE Express
    3. 14.3 HCD definitions and z/OS display commands for zBX
      1. 14.3.1 Defining the OSM definitions
      2. 14.3.2 Defining the OSX definitions
    4. 14.4 z/OS display commands
      1. 14.4.1 z/OS display commands for CHPID type OSM
      2. 14.4.2 z/OS display commands for CHPID type OSX
    5. 14.5 Configure OSA-Express Integrated Console Controller (OSA-ICC)
      1. 14.5.1 Defining the OSC definitions
      2. 14.5.2 Saving and restoring OSA-ICC configuration
      3. 14.5.3 Define new OSA-ICC configuration
    6. 14.6 Setting OSA parameters by using OSA Advanced Facilities
      1. 14.6.1 Setting the OSA port speed by using Advanced Facilities
      2. 14.6.2 Changing OSA MAC address by using OSA Advanced Facilities
  19. Appendix A. Additional features and functions
    1. Absolute Capping
    2. Thin Interrupts
    3. zEDC
    4. Simultaneous multithreading (SMT) setup for z/OS
  20. Related publications
    1. IBM Redbooks
    2. Other publications
    3. Online resources
    4. Help from IBM
  21. Back cover
  22. IBM System x Reference Architecture for Hadoop: IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Reference Architecture
    1. Introduction
    2. Business problem and business value
    3. Reference architecture use
    4. Requirements
    5. InfoSphere BigInsights predefined configuration
    6. InfoSphere BigInsights HBase predefined configuration
    7. Deployment considerations
    8. Customizing the predefined configurations
    9. Predefined configuration bill of materials
    10. References
    11. The team who wrote this paper
    12. Now you can become a published author, too!
    13. Stay connected to IBM Redbooks
  23. Notices
    1. Trademarks