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IBM System Storage DS8000 series high-performance flagship - Function Authorizations for machine type 239x

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Hardware Announcement ZG12-0263
October 3, 2012

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The IBM® System Storage® DS8000® series Function Authorizations establish the extent of IBM authorization for use of the licensed functions on the IBM System Storage DS8870.

New Function Authorizations for IBM System Storage DS8870 (M/T 239x) high-performance flagship - Feature numbers 7xxx (239x-LFA).



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The IBM System Storage DS8000 series Function Authorizations are for billing purposes only and establish the extent of IBM authorization for use of the licensed functions on an IBM System Storage DS8870 ( IBM 2421, 2422, 2423, or 2424). This announcement introduces the Function Authorization for:

2396 Model LFA

2397 Model LFA

2398 Model LFA

2399 Model LFA



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All features and functions in this announcement are supported on the IBM System Storage DS8870 and require DS8000 Licensed Machine Code (LMC) 7.7.xxx.xx (bundle version 87.0.xxx.xx), or later.



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October 19, 2012



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The following licensed functions are available on the IBM System Storage DS8870 (Machine type 2421, 2422, 2423, and 2424):

 Licensed Function            Description

 Encrypted Drive Activation   Encrypted Drive Activation Indicator

 Operating Environment        IBM System Storage DS Operating Environment
 
 Thin Provisioning            IBM System Storage Thin Provisioning
 
 Database Protection          IBM Database Protection Feature License
 
 IBM System Storage Easy Tier IBM System Storage Easy Tier
 
 z/OS Distributed Data Backup IBM System Storage z/OS Distributed Data
                               Backup
 
 FICON Attachment             IBM System Storage FICON Attachment
 
 High Performance FICON       IBM System Storage High Performance FICON
                                for System z
 
 FlashCopy                    IBM System Storage FlashCopy
 
 Space Efficient FlashCopy    IBM System Storage Space Efficient
                                FlashCopy
 
 Metro/Global Mirror          IBM System Storage Metro/Global Mirror
 
 Metro Mirror                 IBM System Storage Metro Mirror
                              IBM System Storage Global Copy
 
 Global Mirror                IBM System Storage Global Mirror
                              IBM System Storage Global Copy
 
 z/OS Global Mirror           IBM System Storage z/OS Global Mirror
 
 z/OS Metro/Global Mirror     IBM System Storage z/OS Metro/Global Mirror
  Incremental Resync          Incremental Resync
 
 Parallel Access Volumes      IBM Parallel Access Volumes
 
 I/O Priority Manager         DS8000 I/O Priority Manager
 
 HyperPAV                     IBM HyperPAV
 

All DS8870 licensed functions are enabled, authorized, managed, activated, and enforced based upon the physical capacity contained in a 242x system. In the context of licensed functions, these terms are defined as follows:

Enablement refers to the selection of a 242x licensed function indicator feature number to technically activate the associated licensed function.

Authorization refers to the acquisition of a DS8000 series Function Authorization ( IBM 239x) feature number to establish the extent of IBM authorization (license size in terms of physical capacity) for use of an associated licensed function. This is also referred to as the authorization level.

Management refers to client use of the Disk Storage Feature Activation (DSFA) application to select the license scope, assign the license value, and deactivate a licensed function.

Activation refers to the client retrieval and installation of the feature activation code into the 242x system. The feature activation code is made available by IBM and obtained using the DSFA application.

Enforcement refers to logic and other technology within the 242x's Licensed Machine Code to maintain compliance with established IBM authorization levels.

Enablement

Each licensed function is enabled for a 242x system through the selection of the appropriate licensed function indicator feature number on the 242x base unit.

Licensed Function             Licensed Function Indicator

Encrypted Drive Activation    242x feature number 1750
Operating Environment         242x feature numbers 0700 and 70xx
Thin Provisioning             242x feature numbers 0707 and 7071
Database Protection           242x feature numbers 0708 and 7080
IBM System Storage Easy Tier  242x feature numbers 0713 and 7083
FICON Attachment              242x feature numbers 0703 and 7091
High Performance FICON        242x feature numbers 0709 and 7092
z/OS Distributed Data Backup  242x feature numbers 0714 and 7094
FlashCopy                     242x feature numbers 0720 and 72xx
Space Efficient FlashCopy     242x feature numbers 0730 and 73xx
Metro/Global Mirror           242x feature numbers 0742 and 74xx
Metro Mirror                  242x feature numbers 0744 and 75xx
Global Mirror                 242x feature numbers 0746 and 75xx
z/OS Global Mirror            242x feature numbers 0760 and 76xx
z/OS Metro/Global Mirror      242x feature numbers 0763 and 76xx
   Incremental Resync
Parallel Access Volumes       242x feature numbers 0780 and 78xx
I/O Priority Manager          242x feature numbers 0784 and 78xx
HyperPAV                      242x feature numbers 0782 and 7899
 

Each licensed function indicator feature selected on a 242x base unit enables that function at the system level. These features are not selected on any attached 242x expansion units.

Authorization

The extent of IBM authorization for the use of a licensed function on a 242x system is established by acquiring 239x function authorization models and feature numbers for the 242x base unit.

Licensed Function             Function Authorization

Encrypted Drive Activation    239x Model LFA feature number 1750
Operating Environment         239x Model LFA feature number 7030-7065
Thin Provisioning             239x Model LFA feature number 7071
Database Protection           239x Model LFA feature number 7080
IBM System Storage Easy Tier  239x Model LFA feature number 7083
FICON Attachment              239x Model LFA feature number 7091
High Performance FICON        239x Model LFA feature number 7092
z/OS Distributed Data Backup  239x Model LFA feature number 7094
FlashCopy                     239x Model LFA feature number 7250-7260
Space Efficient FlashCopy     239x Model LFA feature number 7350-7360
Metro/Global Mirror           239x Model LFA feature number 7480-7490
Metro Mirror                  239x Model LFA feature number 7500-7510
Global Mirror                 239x Model LFA feature number 7520-7530
z/OS Global Mirror            239x Model LFA feature number 7650-7660
z/OS Metro/Global Mirror      239x Model LFA feature number 7680-7690
   Incremental Resync
Parallel Access Volumes       239x Model LFA feature number 7820-7830
I/O Priority Manager          239x Model LFA feature number 7840-7850
HyperPAV                      239x Model LFA feature number 7899
 

Each function authorization acquired for a 242x base unit establishes the authorization level for the 242x system. For example, a system with Model 961 and two Model 96E expansion units requires only one operating environment (239x Model LFA feature numbers 70xx) function authorization. The authorization levels established by acquiring one or more function authorizations for the Model 961 must also cover the physical capacity of the attached Model 96E expansion units.

The authorization level provided by each feature number is stated within the feature number description. The unit represents physical capacity, where a terabyte (TB) equals one trillion bytes. A 242x system's total authorization level for a given licensed function is the sum of the units (TB) associated with all the acquired feature numbers.

Management

Licensed functions are managed using the Disk Storage Feature Activation (DSFA) application at

http://www.ibm.com/storage/dsfa

To access DSFA, you will be required to enter information about your 242x machine. You can find this information on the Storage Unit General Properties page in the IBM System Storage DS8000 Storage Manager application.

Management activities include:

License scope: Licensed functions are activated and enforced within a defined license scope. License scope refers to the type of storage, and therefore the type of servers, that the function can be used with.

Selected licensed functions have multiple license scope options, while other functions have only a single license scope.

Licensed function                 License scope options

Encrypted Drive Activation        ALL
Operating Environment             ALL
Thin Provisioning                 FB
Database Protection               FB, CKD, or ALL
FICON Attachment                  CKD
High Performance FICON            CKD
IBM System Storage Easy Tier      FB, CKD, or ALL
z/OS Distributed Data Backup      CKD
FlashCopy                         FB, CKD, or ALL
Space Efficient FlashCopy         FB, CKD, or ALL
Metro/Global Mirror               FB, CKD, or ALL
Metro Mirror                      FB, CKD, or ALL
Global Mirror                     FB, CKD, or ALL
z/OS Global Mirror                CKD
z/OS Metro/Global Mirror          CKD
   Incremental Resync
Parallel Access Volumes           CKD
I/O Priority Manager              FB, CKD, or ALL
HyperPAV                          CKD
 

If a licensed function has multiple license scope options, you will be required to select a license scope during the initial retrieval of the feature activation code. This activity is performed using the DSFA application.

The license scope is not selected while ordering function authorization feature numbers. The feature numbers only establish the extent of IBM authorization in terms of physical capacity, regardless of the storage type.

You can also change the license scope using the DSFA application after a licensed function has been activated. A new feature activation code will be generated and when you install it into the machine, the function will be activated and enforced using the newly selected license scope. Only an increase in the license scope (changing FB or CKD to ALL) is a nondisruptive activity. A lateral change (changing FB to CKD or changing CKD to FB) or a reduction of the license scope (changing ALL to FB or CKD) is a disruptive activity and requires a machine IML.

License value: Licensed functions are activated and enforced based upon an assigned license value.

License value refers to extent of IBM authorization and is referenced as physical capacity (TB).

On the Model 961, license value assignment is an optional activity that can be perform using the DSFA application.

On these models, the feature activation codes will always be generated using the total license value for each licensed function, unless a license value of zero (0.0 TB) has been assigned.

Deactivation: Assigning a license value of zero (0.0 TB) provides the ability to deactivate (disable) a licensed function. A new feature activation code will be generated and when installed into the machine, the function will be deactivated during the next IML of the machine.

A deactivated licensed function can be reactivated by changing the license value to a non-zero value. A new feature activation code will be generated and when installed into the machine, the function will be activated. Reactivation is a nondisruptive activity.

When a licensed function is deactivated using the DSFA application, the installed function authorization feature numbers remain on the machine record. The function authorization feature numbers do not need to be reacquired to reactivate the licensed function at a future date.

Activation

Licensed functions are activated by the installation of feature activation codes into the 242x system. The feature activation codes are made available by IBM and are obtained using the DSFA application.

Enforcement

The 242x Licensed Machine Code contains logic and other technology to maintain compliance with established authorization levels. The physical capacity for each storage type can be logically configured up to the given authorization level. If there are multiple licensed functions with the same license scope, the extent of IBM authorization is defined by the licensed function with the lowest license value.

For a 242x machine with Standby CoD disk drives (#5xx9 features), activation (logical configuration) of CoD disk drives may exceed the extent of IBM authorization for a licensed function, in which case an increased authorization level must be acquired.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html


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For additional information on the DS8870 and licensed functions, refer to the following announcements:



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Description                                     Machine  Model   Feature

DS8000 series Function Authorization            2396     LFA
 
Administrative indicators:
- IBM/Openwave Alliance indicator                                0930
 - IBM System i® indicator                                        0931
- IBM System p® indicator                                        0932
 
- IBM System x® indicator                                        0933
- IBM System z indicator                                         0934
- IBM System z business class indicator                          0935
 
- Linux™ indicator                                               0940
 
- IBM System Storage ProtecTIER® indicator                       0960
- IBM Storwize® V7000 indicator                                  0961
- IBM System Storage N series indicator                          0962
- IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller                       0963
   indicator
- IBM/EPIC indicator                                             0964
- VMware VAAI indicator                                          0965

Encryption support:
- Encrypted drive activation indicator                           1750
 
Operating Environment (OEL) License:
- OEL - inactive indicator                                       7030
- OEL - 1 TB unit indicator                                      7031
- OEL - 5 TB unit indicator                                      7032
- OEL - 10 TB unit indicator                                     7033
- OEL - 25 TB unit indicator                                     7034
- OEL - 50 TB unit indicator                                     7035
- OEL - 100 TB unit indicator                                    7040
- OEL - 200 TB unit indicator                                    7045
 
- OEL - Value Unit inactive indicator                            7050
- OEL - 1 Value Unit indicator                                   7051
- OEL - 5 Value Unit indicator                                   7052
- OEL - 10 Value Unit indicator                                  7053
- OEL - 25 Value Unit indicator                                  7054
- OEL - 50 Value Unit indicator                                  7055
- OEL - 100 Value Unit indicator                                 7060
- OEL - 200 Value Unit indicator                                 7065
 
- Thin Provisioning indicator                                    7071
- DB protection indicator                                        7080
- IBM System Storage Easy Tier indicator                         7083
- FICON indicator                                                7091
- zHPF indicator                                                 7092
- z/OS Distributed Data Backup indicator                         7094
 
- PTC - inactive indicator                                       7250
- PTC - 1 TB indicator                                           7251
- PTC - 5 TB indicator                                           7252
- PTC - 10 TB indicator                                          7253
- PTC - 25 TB indicator                                          7254
- PTC - 50 TB indicator                                          7255
- PTC - 100 TB indicator                                         7260
 
- SE - inactive indicator                                        7350
- SE - 1 TB indicator                                            7351
- SE - 5 TB indicator                                            7352
- SE - 10 TB indicator                                           7353
- SE - 25 TB indicator                                           7354
- SE - 50 TB indicator                                           7355
- SE - 100 TB indicator                                          7360
 
- MGM - inactive indicator                                       7480
- MGM - 1 TB indicator                                           7481
- MGM - 5 TB indicator                                           7482
- MGM - 10 TB indicator                                          7483
- MGM - 25 TB indicator                                          7484
- MGM - 50 TB indicator                                          7485
- MGM - 100 TB indicator                                         7490
 
- MM - inactive indicator                                        7500
- MM - 1 TB indicator                                            7501
- MM - 5 TB indicator                                            7502
- MM - 10 TB indicator                                           7503
- MM - 25 TB indicator                                           7504
- MM - 50 TB indicator                                           7505
- MM - 100 TB indicator                                          7510
 
- GM - inactive indicator                                        7520
- GM - 1 TB indicator                                            7521
- GM - 5 TB indicator                                            7522
- GM - 10 TB indicator                                           7523
- GM - 25 TB indicator                                           7524
- GM - 50 TB indicator                                           7525
- GM - 100 TB indicator                                          7530
 
- RMZ - inactive indicator                                       7650
- RMZ - 1 TB indicator                                           7651
- RMZ - 5 TB indicator                                           7652
- RMZ - 10 TB indicator                                          7653
- RMZ - 25 TB indicator                                          7654
- RMZ - 50 TB indicator                                          7655
- RMZ - 100 TB indicator                                         7660
 
- RMZ resync - inactive indicator                                7680
- RMZ resync - 1 TB indicator                                    7681
- RMZ resync - 5 TB indicator                                    7682
- RMZ resync - 10 TB indicator                                   7683
- RMZ resync - 25 TB indicator                                   7684
- RMZ resync - 50 TB indicator                                   7685
- RMZ resync - 100 TB indicator                                  7690
 
- PAV - inactive indicator                                       7820
- PAV - 1 TB indicator                                           7821
- PAV - 5 TB indicator                                           7822
- PAV - 10 TB indicator                                          7823
- PAV - 25 TB indicator                                          7824
- PAV - 50 TB indicator                                          7825
- PAV - 100 TB indicator                                         7830
 
- I/O Priority Manager - inactive indicator                      7840
- I/O Priority Manager - 1 TB indicator                          7841
- I/O Priority Manager - 5 TB indicator                          7842
- I/O Priority Manager - 10 TB indicator                         7843
- I/O Priority Manager - 25 TB indicator                         7844
- I/O Priority Manager - 50 TB indicator                         7845
- I/O Priority Manager - 100 TB indicator                        7850
 
- HyperPAV indicator                                             7899
 
 
Description                                     Machine  Model   Feature

DS8000 series Function Authorization            2397     LFA
 
Administrative indicators:
- IBM/Openwave Alliance indicator                                0930
- IBM System i indicator                                         0931
- IBM System p indicator                                         0932
- IBM System x indicator                                         0933
- IBM System z indicator                                         0934
- IBM System z business class indicator                          0935
- Linux indicator                                                0940
- IBM System Storage ProtecTIER indicator                        0960
- IBM Storwize V7000 indicator                                   0961
- IBM System Storage N series indicator                          0962
- IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller                       0963
   indicator
- IBM/EPIC indicator                                             0964
- VMware VAAI indicator                                          0965

Encryption support:
- Encrypted drive activation indicator                           1750
 
Operating Environment (OEL) License:
- OEL - inactive indicator                                       7030
- OEL - 1 TB unit indicator                                      7031
- OEL - 5 TB unit indicator                                      7032
- OEL - 10 TB unit indicator                                     7033
- OEL - 25 TB unit indicator                                     7034
- OEL - 50 TB unit indicator                                     7035
- OEL - 100 TB unit indicator                                    7040
- OEL - 200 TB unit indicator                                    7045
 
- OEL - Value Unit inactive indicator                            7050
- OEL - 1 Value Unit indicator                                   7051
- OEL - 5 Value Unit indicator                                   7052
- OEL - 10 Value Unit indicator                                  7053
- OEL - 25 Value Unit indicator                                  7054
- OEL - 50 Value Unit indicator                                  7055
- OEL - 100 Value Unit indicator                                 7060
- OEL - 200 Value Unit indicator                                 7065
 
- Thin Provisioning indicator                                    7071
- DB protection indicator                                        7080
- IBM System Storage Easy Tier indicator                         7083
- FICON indicator                                                7091
- zHPF indicator                                                 7092
- z/OS Distributed Data Backup indicator                         7094
 
- PTC - inactive indicator                                       7250
- PTC - 1 TB indicator                                           7251
- PTC - 5 TB indicator                                           7252
- PTC - 10 TB indicator                                          7253
- PTC - 25 TB indicator                                          7254
- PTC - 50 TB indicator                                          7255
- PTC - 100 TB indicator                                         7260
 
- SE - inactive indicator                                        7350
- SE - 1 TB indicator                                            7351
- SE - 5 TB indicator                                            7352
- SE - 10 TB indicator                                           7353
- SE - 25 TB indicator                                           7354
- SE - 50 TB indicator                                           7355
- SE - 100 TB indicator                                          7360
 
- MGM - inactive indicator                                       7480
- MGM - 1 TB indicator                                           7481
- MGM - 5 TB indicator                                           7482
- MGM - 10 TB indicator                                          7483
- MGM - 25 TB indicator                                          7484
- MGM - 50 TB indicator                                          7485
- MGM - 100 TB indicator                                         7490
 
- MM - inactive indicator                                        7500
- MM - 1 TB indicator                                            7501
- MM - 5 TB indicator                                            7502
- MM - 10 TB indicator                                           7503
- MM - 25 TB indicator                                           7504
- MM - 50 TB indicator                                           7505
- MM - 100 TB indicator                                          7510
 
- GM - inactive indicator                                        7520
- GM - 1 TB indicator                                            7521
- GM - 5 TB indicator                                            7522
- GM - 10 TB indicator                                           7523
- GM - 25 TB indicator                                           7524
- GM - 50 TB indicator                                           7525
- GM - 100 TB indicator                                          7530
 
- RMZ - inactive indicator                                       7650
- RMZ - 1 TB indicator                                           7651
- RMZ - 5 TB indicator                                           7652
- RMZ - 10 TB indicator                                          7653
- RMZ - 25 TB indicator                                          7654
- RMZ - 50 TB indicator                                          7655
- RMZ - 100 TB indicator                                         7660
 
- RMZ resync - inactive indicator                                7680
- RMZ resync - 1 TB indicator                                    7681
- RMZ resync - 5 TB indicator                                    7682
- RMZ resync - 10 TB indicator                                   7683
- RMZ resync - 25 TB indicator                                   7684
- RMZ resync - 50 TB indicator                                   7685
- RMZ resync - 100 TB indicator                                  7690
 
- PAV - inactive indicator                                       7820
- PAV - 1 TB indicator                                           7821
- PAV - 5 TB indicator                                           7822
- PAV - 10 TB indicator                                          7823
- PAV - 25 TB indicator                                          7824
- PAV - 50 TB indicator                                          7825
- PAV - 100 TB indicator                                         7830
 
- I/O Priority Manager - inactive indicator                      7840
- I/O Priority Manager - 1 TB indicator                          7841
- I/O Priority Manager - 5 TB indicator                          7842
- I/O Priority Manager - 10 TB indicator                         7843
- I/O Priority Manager - 25 TB indicator                         7844
- I/O Priority Manager - 50 TB indicator                         7845
- I/O Priority Manager - 100 TB indicator                        7850
 
- HyperPAV indicator                                             7899
 
 
Description                                     Machine  Model   Feature

DS8000 series Function Authorization            2398     LFA
 
Administrative indicators:
- IBM/Openwave Alliance indicator                                0930
- IBM System i indicator                                         0931
- IBM System p indicator                                         0932
- IBM System x indicator                                         0933
- IBM System z indicator                                         0934
- IBM System z business class indicator                          0935
- Linux indicator                                                0940
- IBM System Storage ProtecTIER indicator                        0960
- IBM Storwize V7000 indicator                                   0961
- IBM System Storage N series indicator                          0962
- IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller                       0963
   indicator
- IBM/EPIC indicator                                             0964
- VMware VAAI indicator                                          0965

Encryption support:
- Encrypted drive activation indicator                           1750
 
Operating Environment (OEL) License:
- OEL - inactive indicator                                       7030
- OEL - 1 TB unit indicator                                      7031
- OEL - 5 TB unit indicator                                      7032
- OEL - 10 TB unit indicator                                     7033
- OEL - 25 TB unit indicator                                     7034
- OEL - 50 TB unit indicator                                     7035
- OEL - 100 TB unit indicator                                    7040
- OEL - 200 TB unit indicator                                    7045
 
- OEL - Value Unit inactive indicator                            7050
- OEL - 1 Value Unit indicator                                   7051
- OEL - 5 Value Unit indicator                                   7052
- OEL - 10 Value Unit indicator                                  7053
- OEL - 25 Value Unit indicator                                  7054
- OEL - 50 Value Unit indicator                                  7055
- OEL - 100 Value Unit indicator                                 7060
- OEL - 200 Value Unit indicator                                 7065
 
- Thin Provisioning indicator                                    7071
- DB protection indicator                                        7080
- IBM System Storage Easy Tier indicator                         7083
- FICON indicator                                                7091
- zHPF indicator                                                 7092
- z/OS Distributed Data Backup indicator                         7094
 
- PTC - inactive indicator                                       7250
- PTC - 1 TB indicator                                           7251
- PTC - 5 TB indicator                                           7252
- PTC - 10 TB indicator                                          7253
- PTC - 25 TB indicator                                          7254
- PTC - 50 TB indicator                                          7255
- PTC - 100 TB indicator                                         7260
 
- SE - inactive indicator                                        7350
- SE - 1 TB indicator                                            7351
- SE - 5 TB indicator                                            7352
- SE - 10 TB indicator                                           7353
- SE - 25 TB indicator                                           7354
- SE - 50 TB indicator                                           7355
- SE - 100 TB indicator                                          7360
 
- MGM - inactive indicator                                       7480
- MGM - 1 TB indicator                                           7481
- MGM - 5 TB indicator                                           7482
- MGM - 10 TB indicator                                          7483
- MGM - 25 TB indicator                                          7484
- MGM - 50 TB indicator                                          7485
- MGM - 100 TB indicator                                         7490
 
- MM - inactive indicator                                        7500
- MM - 1 TB indicator                                            7501
- MM - 5 TB indicator                                            7502
- MM - 10 TB indicator                                           7503
- MM - 25 TB indicator                                           7504
- MM - 50 TB indicator                                           7505
- MM - 100 TB indicator                                          7510
 
- GM - inactive indicator                                        7520
- GM - 1 TB indicator                                            7521
- GM - 5 TB indicator                                            7522
- GM - 10 TB indicator                                           7523
- GM - 25 TB indicator                                           7524
- GM - 50 TB indicator                                           7525
- GM - 100 TB indicator                                          7530
 
- RMZ - inactive indicator                                       7650
- RMZ - 1 TB indicator                                           7651
- RMZ - 5 TB indicator                                           7652
- RMZ - 10 TB indicator                                          7653
- RMZ - 25 TB indicator                                          7654
- RMZ - 50 TB indicator                                          7655
- RMZ - 100 TB indicator                                         7660
 
- RMZ resync - inactive indicator                                7680
- RMZ resync - 1 TB indicator                                    7681
- RMZ resync - 5 TB indicator                                    7682
- RMZ resync - 10 TB indicator                                   7683
- RMZ resync - 25 TB indicator                                   7684
- RMZ resync - 50 TB indicator                                   7685
- RMZ resync - 100 TB indicator                                  7690
 
- PAV - inactive indicator                                       7820
- PAV - 1 TB indicator                                           7821
- PAV - 5 TB indicator                                           7822
- PAV - 10 TB indicator                                          7823
- PAV - 25 TB indicator                                          7824
- PAV - 50 TB indicator                                          7825
- PAV - 100 TB indicator                                         7830
 
- I/O Priority Manager - inactive indicator                      7840
- I/O Priority Manager - 1 TB indicator                          7841
- I/O Priority Manager - 5 TB indicator                          7842
- I/O Priority Manager - 10 TB indicator                         7843
- I/O Priority Manager - 25 TB indicator                         7844
- I/O Priority Manager - 50 TB indicator                         7845
- I/O Priority Manager - 100 TB indicator                        7850
 
- HyperPAV indicator                                             7899
 
 
Description                                     Machine  Model   Feature

DS8000 series Function Authorization            2399     LFA
 
Administrative indicators:
- IBM/Openwave Alliance indicator                                0930
- IBM System i indicator                                         0931
- IBM System p indicator                                         0932
- IBM System x indicator                                         0933
- IBM System z indicator                                         0934
- IBM System z business class indicator                          0935
- Linux indicator                                                0940
- IBM System Storage ProtecTIER indicator                        0960
- IBM Storwize V7000 indicator                                   0961
- IBM System Storage N series indicator                          0962
- IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller                       0963
   indicator
- IBM/EPIC indicator                                             0964
- VMware VAAI indicator                                          0965

Encryption support:
- Encrypted drive activation indicator                           1750
 
Operating Environment (OEL) License:
- OEL - inactive indicator                                       7030
- OEL - 1 TB unit indicator                                      7031
- OEL - 5 TB unit indicator                                      7032
- OEL - 10 TB unit indicator                                     7033
- OEL - 25 TB unit indicator                                     7034
- OEL - 50 TB unit indicator                                     7035
- OEL - 100 TB unit indicator                                    7040
- OEL - 200 TB unit indicator                                    7045
 
- OEL - Value Unit inactive indicator                            7050
- OEL - 1 Value Unit indicator                                   7051
- OEL - 5 Value Unit indicator                                   7052
- OEL - 10 Value Unit indicator                                  7053
- OEL - 25 Value Unit indicator                                  7054
- OEL - 50 Value Unit indicator                                  7055
- OEL - 100 Value Unit indicator                                 7060
- OEL - 200 Value Unit indicator                                 7065
 
- Thin Provisioning indicator                                    7071
- DB protection indicator                                        7080
- IBM System Storage Easy Tier indicator                         7083
- FICON indicator                                                7091
- zHPF indicator                                                 7092
- z/OS Distributed Data Backup indicator                         7094
 
- PTC - inactive indicator                                       7250
- PTC - 1 TB indicator                                           7251
- PTC - 5 TB indicator                                           7252
- PTC - 10 TB indicator                                          7253
- PTC - 25 TB indicator                                          7254
- PTC - 50 TB indicator                                          7255
- PTC - 100 TB indicator                                         7260
 
- SE - inactive indicator                                        7350
- SE - 1 TB indicator                                            7351
- SE - 5 TB indicator                                            7352
- SE - 10 TB indicator                                           7353
- SE - 25 TB indicator                                           7354
- SE - 50 TB indicator                                           7355
- SE - 100 TB indicator                                          7360
 
- MGM - inactive indicator                                       7480
- MGM - 1 TB indicator                                           7481
- MGM - 5 TB indicator                                           7482
- MGM - 10 TB indicator                                          7483
- MGM - 25 TB indicator                                          7484
- MGM - 50 TB indicator                                          7485
- MGM - 100 TB indicator                                         7490
 
- MM - inactive indicator                                        7500
- MM - 1 TB indicator                                            7501
- MM - 5 TB indicator                                            7502
- MM - 10 TB indicator                                           7503
- MM - 25 TB indicator                                           7504
- MM - 50 TB indicator                                           7505
- MM - 100 TB indicator                                          7510
 
- GM - inactive indicator                                        7520
- GM - 1 TB indicator                                            7521
- GM - 5 TB indicator                                            7522
- GM - 10 TB indicator                                           7523
- GM - 25 TB indicator                                           7524
- GM - 50 TB indicator                                           7525
- GM - 100 TB indicator                                          7530
 
- RMZ - inactive indicator                                       7650
- RMZ - 1 TB indicator                                           7651
- RMZ - 5 TB indicator                                           7652
- RMZ - 10 TB indicator                                          7653
- RMZ - 25 TB indicator                                          7654
- RMZ - 50 TB indicator                                          7655
- RMZ - 100 TB indicator                                         7660
 
- RMZ resync - inactive                                          7680
- RMZ resync - 1 TB indicator                                    7681
- RMZ resync - 5 TB indicator                                    7682
- RMZ resync - 10 TB indicator                                   7683
- RMZ resync - 25 TB indicator                                   7684
- RMZ resync - 50 TB indicator                                   7685
- RMZ resync - 100 TB indicator                                  7690
 
- PAV - inactive indicator                                       7820
- PAV - 1 TB indicator                                           7821
- PAV - 5 TB indicator                                           7822
- PAV - 10 TB indicator                                          7823
- PAV - 25 TB indicator                                          7824
- PAV - 50 TB indicator                                          7825
- PAV - 100 TB indicator                                         7830
 
- I/O Priority Manager - inactive indicator                      7840
- I/O Priority Manager - 1 TB indicator                          7841
- I/O Priority Manager - 5 TB indicator                          7842
- I/O Priority Manager - 10 TB indicator                         7843
- I/O Priority Manager - 25 TB indicator                         7844
- I/O Priority Manager - 50 TB indicator                         7845
- I/O Priority Manager - 100 TB indicator                        7850
 
- HyperPAV indicator                                             7899
 


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Publications
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No publications are shipped with the DS8000 series Function Authorizations.

The IBM Systems Information Center provides you with a single information center where you can access product documentation for IBM systems hardware, operating systems, and server software. Through a consistent framework, you can efficiently find information and personalize your access. The IBM Systems Information Center is at

http://publib14.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems

IBM Publications Center Portal

http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided, as well as payment options via credit card. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, which can currently be downloaded free of charge.



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Global Technology Services

IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an On Demand Business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for IBM and many non-IBM offerings. IBM is your one-stop shop for IT support needs.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/continuity

For details on education offerings related to specific products, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/learning/index.html

Select your country, and then select the product as the category.



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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Each DS8000 series Function Authorization ( IBM 239x) establishes the extent of IBM authorization for one or more licensed functions acquired for an IBM System Storage DS8870 ( IBM 242x). Each 239x function authorization is applicable only for the specific 242x machine (by serial number) for which it was acquired and is not transferable to another serial numbered 242x machine.

Each 239x function authorization requires a corequisite licensed function indicator feature number on the 242x machine for which it was acquired:

                              IBM 242x         IBM 239x
                              Indicator        Function Authorization
Licensed function             Feature number   Models and feature numbers

Encrypted Drive Activation    1750             Model LFA 1750
Operating Environment         0700 and 70xx    Model LFA 7030-7065
Thin Provisioning             0707 and 7071    Model LFA 7071
Database Protection           0708 and 7080    Model LFA 7080
IBM System Storage Easy Tier  0713 and 7083    Model LFA 7083
FICON Attachment              0703 and 7091    Model LFA 7091
High Performance FICON        0709 and 7092    Model LFA 7092
z/OS Distributed Data Backup  0714 and 7094    Model LFA 7094
FlashCopy                     0720 and 72xx    Model LFA 7250-7260
Space Efficient FlashCopy     0730 and 73xx    Model LFA 7350-7360
Metro/Global Mirror           0742 and 74xx    Model LFA 7480-7490
Metro Mirror                  0744 and 75xx    Model LFA 7500-7510
Global Mirror                 0746 and 75xx    Model LFA 7520-7530
z/OS Global Mirror            0760 and 76xx    Model LFA 7650-7660
z/OS Metro/Global Mirror      0763 and 76xx    Model LFA 7680-7690
 Incremental Resync
Parallel Access Volumes       0780 and 78xx    Model LFA 7820-7830
I/O Priority Manager          0784 and 78xx    Model LFA 7840-7850
HyperPAV                      0782 and 7899    Model LFA 7899
 

Operating environment

A per TB unit operating environment license and a value unit operating environment license are required on every 242x base unit (Model 961). The extent of IBM authorization acquired through the 239x Model LFA feature numbers must cover the physical capacity and the value units required for each acquired drive set of the 242x system, where system is defined as the base unit and all physically attached expansion units (excluding Standby CoD capacity).

Feature  Description                      Corequisite

7030     OEL - inactive indicator         Model LFA feature #7030
7031     OEL - 1 TB unit indicator        Model LFA feature #7031
7032     OEL - 5 TB unit indicator        Model LFA feature #7032
7033     OEL - 10 TB unit indicator       Model LFA feature #7033
7034     OEL - 25 TB unit indicator       Model LFA feature #7034
7035     OEL - 50 TB unit indicator       Model LFA feature #7035
7040     OEL - 100 TB unit indicator      Model LFA feature #7040
7045     OEL - 200 TB unit indicator      Model LFA feature #7045
 
7050     OEL - inactive indicator         Model LFA feature #7050
7051     OEL - 1 Value Unit indicator     Model LFA feature #7051
7052     OEL - 5 Value Unit indicator     Model LFA feature #7052
7053     OEL - 10 Value Unit indicator    Model LFA feature #7053
7054     OEL - 25 Value Unit indicator    Model LFA feature #7054
7055     OEL - 50 Value Unit indicator    Model LFA feature #7055
7060     OEL - 100 Value Unit indicator   Model LFA feature #7060
7065     OEL - 200 Value Unit indicator   Model LFA feature #7065
 
Feature             Drive      Drive         Encryption    Value Units
number  Size        type       speed         drive         required

5108    146 GB      SAS        15k rpm       Yes            4.8
5308    300 GB      SAS        15k rpm       Yes            6.8
5708    600 GB      SAS        10K rpm       Yes           11.5
5758    900 GB      SAS        10k rpm       Yes           16.0
5858      3 TB      NL SAS     7.2k rpm      Yes           13.5
                (half drive set)
6156    400 GB      SSD           N/A        Yes           18.2
                (half drive set)
6158    400 GB      SSD           N/A        Yes           36.4
 

The value unit operating environment licenses (Model LFA 7050-7065) are required in addition to the per TB unit operating environment licenses (feature numbers 7030-7045). For each drive set listed above, the corresponding number of value units must be purchased. This is required for the operating environment and for a valid system configuration.

The per TB unit operating environment license feature activation code can be retrieved and activated by using the DSFA application. The value unit operating environment licenses are mainly a pricing mechanism, so there will not be any feature activation code to be retrieved and activated by using the DSFA application.

If the operating environment license has not been acquired and activated on the machine, disk drives installed within the 242x system cannot be logically configured for use. Upon activation of the operating environment, disk drives can be logically configured up to the extent of IBM authorization.

As additional disk drives are installed, the extent of IBM authorization must be increased by acquiring additional 239x Model LFA feature numbers. Otherwise, the additional disk drives cannot be logically configured for use.

For a 242x system with Standby CoD disk drives (feature numbers 5xx9), activation (logical configuration) of CoD disk drives may exceed the extent of IBM authorization for the operating environment, in which case an increased authorization level must be acquired.

Limitations

Planning information

Customer responsibilities

Determining the required extent of IBM authorization

You are responsible for determining the extent of IBM authorization required for each licensed function. Your disk marketing specialist can help you with this activity. Below are some general guidelines:

Licensed function management and activation

Licensed function management and activation activities responsibilities:

These activities are your responsibility during the initial activation of a licensed function and when you increase the extent of IBM authorization.

DSFA application

To access DSFA, you will be required to enter information about your 242x machine. You can find this information on the Storage Unit General Properties page in the IBM System Storage DS8000 Storage Manager application.

The DSFA application is available at

http://www.ibm.com/storage/dsfa

You are responsible for downloading or obtaining from IBM , and installing designated Machine Code (microcode, basic input/output system code (called BIOS), utility programs, device drivers, and diagnostics delivered with an IBM machine) and other software updates in a timely manner from an IBM Internet website or from other electronic media, and following the instructions that IBM provides. You may request IBM to install Machine Code changes; however, you may be charged for that service.

Cable orders

No cables required.

Security, auditability, and control

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.

Global Technology Services

Contact your IBM representative for the list of selected services available in your country, either as standard or customized offerings, for the efficient installation, implementation, and/or integration of this product.



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IBM has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to help you achieve higher system availability. Electronic Services is a Web-enabled solution that offers an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available for IBM servers. These services are designed to provide the opportunity for greater system availability with faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. Electronic Services comprises two separate, but complementary, elements: Electronic Services news page and Electronic Services Agent.

The Electronic Services news page is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used to access IBM Internet services and support. The news page enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems.

The Electronic Service Agent™ is no-additional-charge software that resides on your server. It monitors events and transmits system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, client-defined timetable. The Electronic Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM . Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to deliver proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent is made available to IBM service support representatives when they help answer your questions or diagnose problems. Installation and use of IBM Electronic Service Agent for problem reporting enables IBM to provide better support and service for your IBM server.

To learn how Electronic Services can work for you, visit

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic


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Terms and conditions
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Volume orders: Contact your IBM representative.

Warranty period

Warranty for a DS8000 series licensed function is entitled as a feature of the 242x machine for which the licensed function is authorized, under the terms and conditions associated with that machine.

Warranty service

On-site 24x7 Same Day (SD)

Warranty service for a DS8000 series licensed function is provided on the 242x machine for which the licensed function is authorized, under the terms and conditions associated with that machine, and is available until the expiration of that machine's warranty period.

Warranty service upgrades

Usage plan machine

No

IBM hourly service rate classification

When a type of service involves the exchange of a machine part, the replacement may not be new, but will be in good working order.

Maintenance service offerings

These machines are eligible under terms and conditions of IBM ServiceElite, the IBM Enterprise Service Agreement (ESA), or the IBM Maintenance Agreement. Consult your IBM representative for details.

Field-installable features

Yes

Model conversions

No

Machine installation

Customer setup. Customers are responsible for installation according to the instructions IBM provides with the machine.

Graduated program license charges apply

No



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For all local charges, contact your IBM representative.

IBM Global Financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified customers to assist them in acquiring IT solutions. Offerings include financing for IT acquisition, including hardware, software, and services, from both IBM and other manufacturers or vendors. Offerings (for all customer segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or visit

http://www.ibm.com/financing

IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States, and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government customers. Rates are based on a customer's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type, and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension, or withdrawal without notice.

Financing solutions from IBM Global Financing can help you stretch your budget and affordably acquire the new product. But beyond the initial acquisition, our end-to-end approach to IT management can also help keep your technologies current, reduce costs, minimize risk, and preserve your ability to make flexible equipment decisions throughout the entire technology life cycle.



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All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries.

Trademarks

Electronic Service Agent is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, System Storage, DS8000, System Storage DS, Easy Tier, FICON, System z, z/OS, FlashCopy, System i, System p, System x, ProtecTIER and Storwize are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Reference to other products in this announcement does not necessarily imply those products are announced, or intend to be announced, in your country. Additional terms of use are located at:

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/

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