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IBM zEnterprise EC12 Configuration Setup

Book Description

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, configure, and maintain the IBM zEnterprise EC12 server. The zEC12 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 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 zEC12 server, see IBM zEnterprise EC12 Technical Introduction, SG24-8050, and IBM zEnterprise EC12 Technical Guide, SG24-8049.

Table of Contents

  1. Front cover
  2. Notices
    1. Trademarks
  3. Preface
    1. Authors
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  4. Chapter 1. Channel Subsystem
    1. 1.1 Channel subsystem (CSS)
      1. 1.1.1 Multiple channel subsystems
      2. 1.1.2 Multiple image facility (MIF)
    2. 1.2 Logical partitions
    3. 1.3 Subchannel sets
    4. 1.4 Channels
      1. 1.4.1 Channel Path ID
      2. 1.4.2 Physical Channel ID
      3. 1.4.3 Adapter ID
      4. 1.4.4 Control unit
      5. 1.4.5 I/O device
      6. 1.4.6 Channel path sharing
      7. 1.4.7 Channel program
      8. 1.4.8 System Assist Processor
      9. 1.4.9 Hardware system area (HSA)
      10. 1.4.10 Fanout card and adapters
      11. 1.4.11 I/O cage, I/O drawer, PCIe I/O drawer
      12. 1.4.12 I/O cage domains, slots, and PCHIDs
      13. 1.4.13 I/O drawer domains, slots, and PCHIDs
      14. 1.4.14 PCIe drawer domains, slots, and PCHIDs
    5. 1.5 Defining multiple CSSs and the third subchannel set
    6. 1.6 Activation
      1. 1.6.1 Activation procedure
      2. 1.6.2 Dynamic addition or deletion of a logical partition
  5. Chapter 2. Configuration Planning
    1. 2.1 Tools
      1. 2.1.1 Resource Link
      2. 2.1.2 Hardware Configuration Definition (HCD)
      3. 2.1.3 Hardware Configuration Manager (HCM)
      4. 2.1.4 Input/output configuration program (IOCP)
      5. 2.1.5 CHPID Mapping Tool
      6. 2.1.6 Worldwide Port Name Prediction Tool
      7. 2.1.7 Other tools
    2. 2.2 Hardware Management Console and Support Element Configuration Planning
      1. 2.2.1 Hardware Management Console Application V2.12.0
      2. 2.2.2 HMC access
      3. 2.2.3 Application enhancements
      4. 2.2.4 Configuration and services
      5. 2.2.5 Application programming interface (API) customization
      6. 2.2.6 Remote Support Facility (RSF)
      7. 2.2.7 Capacity on Demand
      8. 2.2.8 ETR function removal
      9. 2.2.9 Connectivity for the HMC and the SE without ensemble enabled
      10. 2.2.10 Connectivity for the HMC and the SE with ensemble enabled
    3. 2.3 Channel considerations
      1. 2.3.1 Parallel channels
      2. 2.3.2 ESCON channels and FICON bridge channels
      3. 2.3.3 FICON channels
      4. 2.3.4 Open System Adapter (OSA)
      5. 2.3.5 HiperSockets
      6. 2.3.6 Parallel Sysplex InfiniBand (PSIFB) links
      7. 2.3.7 Coupling links
      8. 2.3.8 Configuration rules
  6. Chapter 3. I/O Autoconfiguration on IBM zEnterprise EC12 processors
    1. 3.1 Description of I/O Autoconfiguration
    2. 3.2 Prerequisites and operational considerations for using I/O Autoconfiguration
      1. 3.2.1 Overview of the autoconfiguration process
      2. 3.2.2 Defining autoconfiguration policies
      3. 3.2.3 Specifying profile options that are related to the zDAC process
      4. 3.2.4 Defining logical partition groups for autoconfiguration
      5. 3.2.5 Defining OS configuration groups for autoconfiguration
      6. 3.2.6 Setting keywords for autoconfiguration policies
      7. 3.2.7 Running the automatic I/O discovery process
      8. 3.2.8 Applying updates to the autoconfiguration proposals
      9. 3.2.9 Before and after captures of the example
      10. 3.2.10 I/O Autoconfiguration using HCM
      11. 3.2.11 Defining autoconfiguration policies
      12. 3.2.12 Defining logical partition groups for autoconfiguration
      13. 3.2.13 Defining OS configuration groups for autoconfiguration
      14. 3.2.14 Setting keywords for autoconfiguration policies
      15. 3.2.15 Completing the automatic I/O discovery process
      16. 3.2.16 Applying updates to the autoconfiguration proposals
  7. Chapter 4. Upgrading from an IBM System IBM zEnterprise 196 to an IBM zEnterprise EC12
    1. 4.1 Scenario overview
      1. 4.1.1 The configuration process
      2. 4.1.2 Migration path considerations
      3. 4.1.3 Planning considerations
      4. 4.1.4 Miscellaneous Equipment Specification upgrade scenario
    2. 4.2 Migrating the existing 2817 IODF
      1. 4.2.1 Creating the work IODF from the current 2817 production IODF
      2. 4.2.2 Repeating the 2817 processor upgrade
      3. 4.2.3 CF Link information messages
      4. 4.2.4 Changing the 2817 to a 2827 and deleting the 2817
      5. 4.2.5 Deleting the 2817 processor definition
      6. 4.2.6 Reconnecting the CF channel paths there were not migrated
      7. 4.2.7 Defining more I/O
      8. 4.2.8 Overdefining channel paths on an XMP processor
    3. 4.3 OSA: Saving and restoring configuration
      1. 4.3.1 Saving and restoring OSE channel configuration using OSA/SF
      2. 4.3.2 Saving and restoring OSA Integrated Console Controller configuration
      3. 4.3.3 Setting OSA parameter using OSA Advanced Facility
    4. 4.4 HCD: Validating the 2827 work IODF
      1. 4.4.1 Validating the work IODF
      2. 4.4.2 Creating the IOCP for the CHPID Mapping Tool
    5. 4.5 CMT: Assigning PCHIDs to CHPIDs
      1. 4.5.1 Importing the CFReport file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      2. 4.5.2 Importing the 2827 IOCP file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      3. 4.5.3 Resolving CHPIDs with PCHID conflict
      4. 4.5.4 Hardware Resolution
      5. 4.5.5 Manual mapping to resolve CIB CHPIDs
      6. 4.5.6 Processing the CU Priority and Automatic Mapping
      7. 4.5.7 CHPIDs not connected to control units
      8. 4.5.8 Creating CHPID Mapping Tool reports
      9. 4.5.9 Creating an updated IOCP
    6. 4.6 HCD: Updating the 2827 work IODF with PCHIDs
    7. 4.7 HCD: Building the 2827 production IODF
    8. 4.8 HCD: Loading the 2827 processor IOCDS
    9. 4.9 The HMC: Steps for profile activation
      1. 4.9.1 Building the Reset Profile and pointing to required IOCDS
      2. 4.9.2 Performing a power-on reset of the 2827
  8. Chapter 5. Replacing an IBM System z10 EC/z196 with an IBM zEnterprise EC12
    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 Replacement scenario (push/pull)
    2. 5.2 HCD: Migrating the existing 2817 IODF
      1. 5.2.1 Creating the work IODF from the current 2817 production IODF
      2. 5.2.2 Repeating the 2817 processor that is being replaced
      3. 5.2.3 Coupling Link information messages
      4. 5.2.4 Changing the 2817 to a 2827 and deleting the 2817
      5. 5.2.5 Deleting the 2817 processor definition
      6. 5.2.6 Reconnecting the Coupling Link channel paths 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
      1. 5.3.1 Saving and restoring OSE channel configuration using OSA/SF
      2. 5.3.2 Saving and restoring OSA Integrated Console Controller configuration
      3. 5.3.3 Setting the OSA parameter by using OSA Advanced Facility
    4. 5.4 HCD: Validating the 2817 work IODF
      1. 5.4.1 Validating the work IODF
      2. 5.4.2 Creating the IOCP for the CHPID Mapping Tool
    5. 5.5 CMT: Assigning PCHIDs to CHPIDs
      1. 5.5.1 Importing the CFReport file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      2. 5.5.2 Importing the 2827 IOCP file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      3. 5.5.3 Resolving CHPIDs that have a PCHID conflict
      4. 5.5.4 Hardware Resolution
      5. 5.5.5 Manual mapping to resolve CIB CHPIDs
      6. 5.5.6 Processing the CU Priority and Automatic Mapping
      7. 5.5.7 CHPIDs not connected to control units
      8. 5.5.8 Creating reports
      9. 5.5.9 Creating an updated IOCP
    6. 5.6 HCD: Updating the 2827 work IODF with PCHIDs
    7. 5.7 HCD: Building the 2827 production IODF
    8. 5.8 HCD/HMC: Loading the 2827 processor IOCDS
      1. 5.8.1 Updating the IOCDS using HCD Option 2.11
      2. 5.8.2 Updating the IOCDS using Stand-Alone Input/Output Config Program
    9. 5.9 The HMC: Steps for profile activation
      1. 5.9.1 Building the Production Reset Profile and pointing to the required IOCDS
      2. 5.9.2 Building/Verifying Image Profiles
      3. 5.9.3 Server Time Protocol configuration
      4. 5.9.4 Running a power-on reset (POR) of the 2827
  9. Chapter 6. Installing a new IBM zEnterprise EC12
    1. 6.1 Scenario overview
      1. 6.1.1 The configuration process
      2. 6.1.2 Planning considerations
      3. 6.1.3 Adding a new 2827 to a new hardware environment
    2. 6.2 HCD: Creating a 2827 work IODF
      1. 6.2.1 Creating a work IODF
      2. 6.2.2 Adding a 2827 processor
      3. 6.2.3 Overdefining channel paths on an XMP processor
    3. 6.3 HCD: Validating the 2827 work IODF
      1. 6.3.1 Creating the IOCP for the CHPID Mapping Tool
    4. 6.4 CMT: Assigning PCHIDs to CHPIDs
      1. 6.4.1 Importing the CFReport file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      2. 6.4.2 Importing the IOCP file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      3. 6.4.3 Hardware resolution
      4. 6.4.4 Setting the Control Unit Priority manually
      5. 6.4.5 CHPIDs not connected to Control Units
      6. 6.4.6 Creating reports for the hardware team
      7. 6.4.7 Creating an updated IOCP
    5. 6.5 HCD: Updating the 2827 work IODF with PCHIDs
    6. 6.6 HCD: Building the 2827 production IODF
    7. 6.7 HCD/HMC: Loading the 2827 processor IOCDS
      1. 6.7.1 Updating the IOCDS using HCD Option 2.11
      2. 6.7.2 Updating the IOCDS using the Stand-Alone Input/Output Config Program
    8. 6.8 The HMC: Steps for profile activation
      1. 6.8.1 Building the Production Reset Profile and pointing it to the required IOCDS
      2. 6.8.2 Building/Verifying Image Profiles
      3. 6.8.3 Building/Verifying Load Profiles
      4. 6.8.4 Building/Verifying Load Members in SYS#.IPLPARM
      5. 6.8.5 Server Time Protocol configuration
      6. 6.8.6 Running a power-on reset of the 2827
  10. Chapter 7. Installing an extra IBM zEnterprise EC12
    1. 7.1 Scenario overview
      1. 7.1.1 The configuration process
      2. 7.1.2 Planning considerations
      3. 7.1.3 Extra 2827 scenario
    2. 7.2 HCD: Creating a 2827 work IODF
      1. 7.2.1 Creating a work IODF from the current production IODF
      2. 7.2.2 Adding the new 2827 processor
      3. 7.2.3 Overdefining channel paths on an XMP processor
      4. 7.2.4 Adding CHPID type=CIB channels and PSIFB links
    3. 7.3 HCD: Validating the 2827 work IODF
      1. 7.3.1 Creating the IOCP statements for the CHPID Mapping Tool
    4. 7.4 CMT: Assigning PCHIDs to CHPIDs
      1. 7.4.1 Importing the CFReport order file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      2. 7.4.2 Importing the IOCP file into the CHPID Mapping Tool
      3. 7.4.3 Hardware resolution
      4. 7.4.4 Setting the Control Unit priority manually
      5. 7.4.5 CHPIDs not connected to Control Units
      6. 7.4.6 Creating reports for the hardware team
      7. 7.4.7 Creating the updated IOCP file
    5. 7.5 HCD: Updating the 2827 work IODF with PCHIDs
    6. 7.6 HCD: Building the 2827 production IODF
    7. 7.7 HCD/HMC: Loading the 2827 processor IOCDS
      1. 7.7.1 Updating the IOCDS using HCD Option 2.11
      2. 7.7.2 Updating the IOCDS using the Stand-Alone Input/Output Config Program
    8. 7.8 The HMC: Steps for profile activation
      1. 7.8.1 Building the Production Reset Profile and pointing it to the required IOCDS
      2. 7.8.2 Building/Verifying Image Profiles
      3. 7.8.3 Building/Verifying Load Profiles
      4. 7.8.4 Building/Verifying Load Members in SYS#.IPLPARM
      5. 7.8.5 Server Time Protocol (STP) configuration
      6. 7.8.6 Running a power-on reset of the 2827
  11. Chapter 8. Server Time Protocol Setup
    1. 8.1 Server Time Protocol (STP) configuration overview
      1. 8.1.1 Network Time Protocol server used as an external time source (ETS)
    2. 8.2 Configuring the HMC as an NTP server
      1. 8.2.1 Procedure to set up the HMC as an NTP server
      2. 8.2.2 NTP Broadband Authentication for NTP server setup
    3. 8.3 External time source setup for STP
      1. 8.3.1 Configuring NTP as the external time source
    4. 8.4 Adding the zEC12 to an existing CTN
      1. 8.4.1 Setting the CTN ID
      2. 8.4.2 Adding the zEC12 to an existing Mixed CTN in STP timing mode
      3. 8.4.3 Adding the zEC12 to an existing STP-only CTN
    5. 8.5 Creating an STP-only CTN
      1. 8.5.1 Setting the CTN ID
      2. 8.5.2 Assigning the PTS role
  12. Chapter 9. Crypto Express4S Configuration
    1. 9.1 Crypto Express4S configuration overview
      1. 9.1.1 Configuration rules
      2. 9.1.2 Configuration planning
    2. 9.2 Cryptographic definition
      1. 9.2.1 Checking whether the CPACF DES/TDES enablement feature is installed
      2. 9.2.2 Logical partition cryptographic definition
      3. 9.2.3 Cryptographic configuration using the Support Element (SE)
    3. 9.3 Activating and deactivating cryptographic coprocessors using ICSF
  13. Chapter 10. Reserved logical partitions
    1. 10.1 Introduction to reserved logical partitions
    2. 10.2 Naming and activating a reserved logical partition
      1. 10.2.1 Naming a reserved logical partition
      2. 10.2.2 Activating the configuration on the zEC12
      3. 10.2.3 Customizing the Activation Profile
    3. 10.3 Unnaming a logical partition
    4. 10.4 Renaming a reserved logical partition
  14. Chapter 11. Preparing zEC12 for zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension Model 003
    1. 11.1 zBX hardware summary
    2. 11.2 zBX connectivity in Ensemble
      1. 11.2.1 HMC connectivity
      2. 11.2.2 Intranode management network (INMN)
      3. 11.2.3 Intraensemble data network (IEDN)
      4. 11.2.4 Fibre Channel (FC) attached storage
    3. 11.3 Installation considerations
    4. 11.4 Configuration examples
      1. 11.4.1 Basic Ensemble configuration with zBX
      2. 11.4.2 Dual CPC Ensemble configuration with zBX
      3. 11.4.3 Dual CPC/zBX Ensemble configuration
      4. 11.4.4 Maximum mixed CPC/zBX Ensemble configuration
    5. 11.5 Ensembles
      1. 11.5.1 Ensemble creation
      2. 11.5.2 Unified Resource Manager
    6. 11.6 HCD definitions and z/OS display commands
      1. 11.6.1 Defining the OSM definitions
      2. 11.6.2 Defining the OSX definitions
    7. 11.7 z/OS display commands
      1. 11.7.1 z/OS display commands for CHPID type OSM
      2. 11.7.2 z/OS display commands for CHPID type OSX
    8. 11.8 Additional references
  15. Chapter 12. Flash Express
    1. 12.1 Overview of Flash Express
    2. 12.2 Installation of Flash Express
      1. 12.2.1 IBM Service Representative configuration tasks
      2. 12.2.2 User tasks
    3. 12.3 z/OS support for Flash Express
      1. 12.3.1 z/OS V1R13 RSM Enablement Offering web deliverable
      2. 12.3.2 z/OS system parameter and command enhancements
    4. 12.4 Manage Flash Allocation
      1. 12.4.1 Allocating Flash Express storage to partitions
      2. 12.4.2 Allocation example
      3. 12.4.3 Increasing the available Flash Express storage allocation
      4. 12.4.4 Removing an allocation
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  17. Back cover