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IBM System Storage DS8870 (Machine type 2421) Models 961 and 96E with one-year warranty

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 112-154
October 3, 2012

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New capabilities for IBM® System Storage® DS8870 models offer greater choices in price and performance, including:

For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).



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IBM System Storage DS8000® series is the flagship disk storage platform within the IBM System Storage portfolio. The new IBM System Storage DS8870 represents the latest in this series of high-performance, high-capacity, flexible, and resilient disk storage systems. With the enterprise choice warranty option, these high-performance flagship models (DS8870 Model 961 and associated DS8870 Expansion Unit Model 96E) can be ordered with a one-year, two-year, three-year, or four-year support period (by ordering the appropriate machine type), which covers both hardware and advanced function software.

This product is provided with one year of standard warranty. Additional years of extended warranty services are available to make these flexible offerings the best support option to address business and financial needs. Clients should consult with their financial personnel on the appropriate financial treatment for this offering.

The DS8870 is also designed to provide new hardware features for the combination of price and efficiency that is right for all application needs. It delivers cutting edge technology, improved efficiency, and increased performance. The DS8870 excels in supporting the new IBM zEnterprise® EC12 and high-end IBM Power® server environments and ensures clients are taking full advantage of the integration delivered by these high-end enterprise systems. New hardware features include:

IBM POWER7 processor technology

The DS8870 high-performance flagship model features IBM POWER7 server technology to help support high performance. The DS8870 model delivers up to three times performance improvement in I/O operations per second in transaction processing workload environments as the prior model. Compared to the performance of the previous DS8000 system, DS8800, this new processor aids the DS8870 in improving the performance of both sequential read and sequential write throughputs by over 60%.

The DS8870 provides a nondisruptive upgrade from the smallest to the largest configuration. This includes adding cache and processors for increased performance, adding host ports for increased connectivity, adding HDDs and SSDs and additional Model 96E frames to the base 961 frame for increased capacity, and adding advanced function software features.

Memory support

DS8870 provides from 16 GB to 1 TB of processor memory and continues to be managed in 4 KB segments for optimal cache efficiency. Total memory support has increased by 266% compared to DS8800.

Improved rack power system

The DS8870 provides dc uninterrupted power supplies to replace the primary power supplies the current DS8800 is using. These new power supplies improve energy efficiency and are designed to support emerging energy efficiency standards.

Business class configuration options

The DS8870 provides a business class configuration option in addition to the enterprise class. The business class option allows a system to be configured with up to 144 drives in a single frame with limited features and support, helping to reduce configuration costs. The 16 GB cache business class configuration has certain limitations as well,including no copy services and no I/O Priority Manager support. The business classconfiguration can be upgraded to the enterprise class model. This is a fully concurrent MES upgrade.

Drive support

All drives offered on the DS8870 are FDE capable.

VMware vStorage API for Array Integration (VAAI) support

DS8870 will provide support for the following functions:

The VAAI API offloads storage processing functions from the server hardware to the DS8870, reducing the workload on the host server hardware for improved performance on both the network and host servers.

Value based pricing and licensing

Operating environment licenses will be priced based on the performance, capacity, speed, and other characteristics that provide value in customer environments.



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



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General availability is October 19, 2012.

Field (MES) availability is December 14, 2012.

Refer to the Description section for more information.



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The new capabilities for IBM System Storage DS8870 models offer greater choices in price and performance.

High performance, reliability, and enhanced connectivity

IBM System Storage DS8870 models feature the following hardware and technology improvements intended to enhance performance, connectivity, and reliability:

IBM POWER7 processor technology

The DS8870 high-performance flagship model features IBM POWER7 server technology to help support high performance. Compared to prior models, the DS8870 is designed to deliver up to three times performance improvement in I/O operations per second in transaction processing workload environments. The POWER7 processor delivers improved performance of both sequential read and sequential write throughputs by up to 60% and can enable up to 170% performance improvement in I/O operations per second in open and CKD volumes as prior models.

The DS8870 offers a single socket 2-core processor complex and up to a dual socket 16-core processor complex per controller.

The DS8870 delivers up to three times the performance of the DS8800 and provides new leadership in Storage Performance Council (SPC) benchmarks.

Refer to the SPC website for complete information on the SPC-1 and SPC-2 results at

http://www.storageperformance.org/results/

Nondisruptive upgrade path

The DS8870 also supports a nondisruptive upgrade from the smallest to the largest configuration. This includes adding cache and processors for increased performance, adding host ports for increased connectivity, adding HDDs and SSDs and additional model 96E frames to the base 961 frame for increased capacity, and adding advanced function software features.

Business class configuration options

The DS8870 provides a business class configuration option in addition to the enterprise class. The business class option allows a system to be configured with up to 144 drives in a single frame, helping to reduce configuration costs. The 16 GB cache business class configuration has certain limitations as well,including no copy services and no I/O Priority Manager support. Refer to the Sales Manual for full configuration details.

Business class configuration is intended for environments where the price and capabilities of a smaller DS8870 configuration are preferred. Enterprise class is targeted for performance and highly scalable configurations with large long term growth.

The DS8870 business class configuration can be upgraded concurrently to an enterprise class configuration and is available for customers who need better performance and more capacity on demand.

Industry-standard disk drives

The DS8870 offers a selection of disk drives, including 2.5-inch form factor for increased density and performance per frame and 3.5-inch nearline SAS drives which offer larger capacities. All of the drives are Serial Attached SCSI second generation drives (SAS-2) that communicate using a 6 Gbps interface.

Encryption support

All drives offered in the DS8870 are full disk encryption capable to secure critical data. The DS8870 will also have the ability to disable the encryption function using optional feature number 1754.

Processor memory offerings

The DS8870 model with 2-core configuration offers up to 32 GB of processor memory, with 4-core configuration it offers up to 64 GB, with 8-core configuration it offers up to 256 GB, and with 16-core configuration it offers up to 1,024 GB. The write cache scales according to the processor memory size selected to help optimize performance.

Improved rack power system

DS8870 provides dc uninterrupted power supplies to replace the current primary DS8800 power supplies. The new power supplies will improve energy efficiency.

High availability

The DS8870 model is designed and implemented with component redundancy to help avoid many potential single points of failure.

Logical Unit Number (LUN) and volume management

Nondisruptive LUN and volume creation and deletion are supported. When a LUN or volume is deleted, the capacity can be reformatted and reused.

LUNs and volumes can be configured to span arrays, therefore the size of the volume or LUN is not constrained by the size of the array. LUNs up to 16 TB are supported. CKD volumes up to 1 TB (1,182,006 cylinders) are supported.

Dynamic Volume Expansion supporting application data growth

The IBM System Storage DS8000 series supports Dynamic Volume Expansion, allowing the size of a logical volume to be increased while it is online to a host system. This capability can simplify management by enabling easier online volume expansion to support application data growth. The maximum volume size is limited to the currently supported maximum size for DS8000 :

Volumes that are expanded can be online during and after the execution of the function. Volumes may not be in copy services relationships (Point-in-Time Copy, FlashCopy® SE, Metro Mirror, Global Mirror, Metro/Global Mirror, and z/OS® Global Mirror functions) while expansion is taking place. The function can be managed and configured via the DS Storage Manager, DS CLI, and DS Open API. IBM System z and System p® servers support and recognize the expanded volumes within the DS8000 .

All other servers may require additional steps to be put into place in order to support and recognize the expanded volumes within the DS8000 . The Dynamic Volume Expansion capability is provided with the DS8000 series at no additional charge.

Addressing capabilities

Support for logical subsystems, logical devices, and logical paths defined as:

Simplified storage management for System z with z/OS

For System z and z/OS environments, DS8870 models can support 1 TB (1,182,006 cylinders) 3390 volumes. It can help relieve addressing constraints, improve disk resource utilization, and improve storage administrator productivity by providing the ability to consolidate multiple disk volumes into a single address.

Administration and management

Choice of models and features

DS8870 has similar scalability as previous DS8000 and DS8800 systems. With a 2, 4, 8, or 16-core processor complex, the DS8870 Model 961 supports up to 240 2.5-inch disk drives for a maximum capacity of up to 216 TB. It also supports up to 1 TB of processor memory with up to 8 Fibre Channel/FICON adapters. With an optional expansion unit (DS8870 Model 96E), it scales as follows:

To meet performance and configuration needs, DS8870 Model 961 offers a 2, 4, 8, or 16-core processor complex. Refer to the following table for more detail on supported drive and adaptercounts with the two available configuration options.

Per frame maximum configuration table:

Model              Physical   Disk     Processor    Host     9xE
number  Processor  capacity  drives     memory    adapters  attach

Enterprise class configuration:
961      4-core    216 TB      240       64 GB        8       0
961      8-core    1.4 PB     1,536     256 GB       16     1 to 3
961     16-core    1.4 PB     1,536       1 TB       16     1 to 3
 
Business Class configuration:
961     2-core     129 TB      144       32 GB        4       0
 
Model              Physical   Disk   Processor  Host        9xx
number  Processor  capacity  drives   memory   adapters    Attach

Enterprise class configuration first expansion:
96E       N/A      302 TB     336      N/A        8         961
Enterprise class configuration second/third expansions:
96E       N/A      432 TB     480      N/A        0         961

Variety of configuration options

Price, performance, and capacity flexibility to help address specific application and business requirements is provided through drive intermix support.

Physical capacity for the DS8000 series is purchased via disk drive sets. A disk drive set contains 16 identical disk drives with the same capacity and rpm. Disk drive sets are available in many types as shown in the following table. For additional flexibility, feature conversions are available to exchange existing disk drive sets when purchasing new disk drive sets with higher capacity.

          Drive    Drive        Encryption RAID        Field
Size      type     speed        drive      support     supported

400 GB    SSD       N/A         Yes          5         Yes
146 GB    SAS      15K rpm      Yes       5, 6, 10     Yes
300 GB    SAS      15K rpm      Yes       5, 6, 10     Yes
600 GB    SAS      10K rpm      Yes       5, 6, 10     Yes
900 GB    SAS      10K rpm      Yes       5, 6, 10     Yes
  3 TB    SAS     7.2K rpm      Yes         6, 10      Yes
        nearline
 

IBM Standby Capacity on Demand (CoD) offering

IBM Standby CoD solutions are designed to address the changing storage needs of rapidly growing businesses. IBM Standby CoD for the DS8000 offering allows inactive disk drives to be installed and easily activated as business needs require.

Standby CoD provides the ability to tap into additional storage and is particularly attractive for rapid or unpredictable growth, or just for the knowledge that extra storage will be there when needed.

With this offering, up to six Standby CoD disk drive sets (96 disk drives) can be factory or field installed into the system. For activation, the disk drives should be logically configured. This is a nondisruptive activity that does not require intervention from IBM . Upon activation of any portion of a Standby CoD disk drive set, an order should be placed with IBM to initiate billing for the activated set. At that time, replacement Standby CoD disk drive sets may also be ordered.

This offering allows licensed functions to be purchased based upon the machine's physical capacity, excluding unconfigured Standby CoD capacity.

This offering does not have an offering fee premium. A Standby CoD disk drive set must be activated within a 12-month period from the date of installation and all activation is permanent. Contact your IBM representative to obtain additional information regarding Standby CoD offering terms and conditions.

Full disk encryption

IBM recognizes the requirement for data protection, not only from hardware or software failures, but also from physical relocation of hardware, theft, and retasking of existing hardware. Full disk encryption drive sets allow data encryption at rest on a DS8000 series storage controller, helping to mitigate the threat of theft, mismanagement, or loss of business critical data.

The DS8000 series allows encryption using any of the available drives with key management services supported by Tivoli® Key Lifecycle Manager software. Enabling encryption is optional, and may be activated using feature number 1750.

The full disk encryption support feature is available for plantand field orders. Field configured, nonencryption supporting systems will be allowed to activate encryption drives installed at an existing location. The entire subsystem must either be all encrypted by activating encryption with activation indicator feature number 1750 or all nonencrypted by ordering encryption deactivation indicator feature number 1754. The encrypted drive activation indicator feature number 1750 and the corresponding DS8000 series Function Authorization (2396-LFA feature number 1750) are available for ordering.

Additionally, an environment verification process must be completed to support best practice configuration of the encryption solution. This verification can be requested from IBM Lab Based Services (recommended), or completed by the customer, but is a prerequisite of the encryption solution activation process.

z/OS support of disk encryption is available on z/OS V1.10, or later.

Disable recovery key

On a DS8870, if you have a security administrator, you can configure or disable a recovery key for the DS8000 storage facility image before an encryption group is created. You can disable a recovery key within a secure key environment. The state of the recovery key must be unconfigured in order to disable the recovery key. Be aware that if you disable a recovery key, this allows an encryption group to be configured, but with no recovery alternative. If for some reason you do not want a recovery key, you should disable it.

Encryption deadlock recovery key supports the ability for administrators to restore access to a DS8870 when the encryption key for the storage is unavailable due to an encryption deadlock scenario. If clients disable the recovery key they do so at their own risk. Refer to the white paper IBM Encrypted Storage Overview V1.2 for best practices for prevention of the deadlock situation.

Rekey data keys of an encryption group

With security administrator access, users can rekey the data keys of their encryption group. With the encryption group rekey function, users can concurrently migrate a single platform key server configuration to a dual platform key server configuration to leverage changes in key management infrastructure. Both of these enhancements can help clients satisfy PCI security standards.

Solid state drives (SSD)

To improve data transfer rate (IOPS) and response time, IBM DS8000 series provides support for SSDs. SSDs support improved I/O transaction-based performance over traditional platter-based drives. IBM DS8870 will initially offer SSDs in 400 GB capacities with enhanced response time performance. SSDs are a high-IOPS class enterprise storage device targeted at Tier 0 applications that can use a high level of fast-access storage. SSDs offer a number of potential benefits over hard disk drives, including better IOPS performance, lower power consumption, less heat generation, and lower acoustical noise. The SSDs are optional to the DS8000 series and are available with feature numbers 6xxx.

SSDs will be limited to 384 drives per DS8870 system. Additionally, RAID-6 and RAID-10 are not supported for SSD arrays.

Eight drive install groups of SSD

Additional physical capacity for the DS8870 can be purchased via disk drive sets. A disk drive set contains sixteen identical disk drives (same capacity and rpm). IBM System Storage DS8870 offers the support of eight drive install groups of SSD (half disk drive sets), providing additional price/performance and capacity options to address specific application and business requirements. This support is in addition to the already supported sixteen drive install groups of SSD (a disk drive set). The 400 GB SSD half disk drive sets are supported.

IBM FlashCopy SE offers price and efficiency options

The DS8000 Point-in-Time Copy ( IBM FlashCopy ) function requires space to be set aside equal to the size of the volumes that are to be copied. The IBM System Storage DS8000 series provides support for IBM FlashCopy SE (space efficient snapshot capability) which is intended to use only the amount of storage needed by the copy. This capability can lower the amount of storage needed by many DS8000 clients today, and help lower costs by significantly reducing disk capacity needed for copies. Reducing capacity in the DS8000 can also mean fewer drives and less power required for the overall system.

IBM FlashCopy SE can be managed and configured via the DS Storage Manager, DS CLI, and DS Open API. All host systems supported by the DS8000 today are supported with FlashCopy SE ( IBM System z servers require z/OS 1.10, or later, for this support). For more information on implementation of this function, refer to the IBM System Storage DS8000 FlashCopy SE Implementation Considerations and Recommendations document located at

http://www.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/FLASH10617

IBM FlashCopy SE is an optional feature on the DS8000 series, available with the SE indicator feature numbers 0730 and 735x-736x andcorresponding DS8000 series Function Authorization (2396-LFA SE featurenumbers 735x-736x).

Remote Pair FlashCopy

The IBM DS8870 provides Remote Pair FlashCopy with the capability to allow a FlashCopy (Point-in-Time Copy) relationship where the FlashCopy target device is a Metro Mirror primary device. This can significantly reduce the recovery time that exists when a FlashCopy background copy and Metro Mirror Resync are in progress. The Remote Pair FlashCopy provides a solution for data replication, data migration, remote copy, and disaster recovery tasks.

For business continuity, the Remote Pair FlashCopy operations are nondisruptive, allowing the primary device of each FlashCopy pair to remain available to all hosts for both read and write I/O operations. Once established, Remote Pair FlashCopy operations continue unattended to support continuous data backup to the secondary device.

z/OS support of Remote Pair FlashCopy is available on z/OS V1.10, or later, using the name FlashCopy Preserve Mirror.

Flexibility with support for RAID-5, RAID-6, and RAID-10

Physical capacity on the DS8000 series can be configured as RAID-5, RAID-6, RAID-10, or a combination of the three. RAID-5 can offer excellent performance for most applications, while RAID-10 can offer better performance for selected applications, in particular for high random write content applications in an open systems environment.

The decision to configure capacity as RAID-5, RAID-6, or RAID-10, as well as the amount of capacity to configure for each type, can be made at any time. RAID-5, RAID-6, and RAID-10 arrays can be intermixed within a single system and the physical capacity can be logically reconfigured at a later date (for example, RAID-6 arrays can be reconfigured into RAID-5 arrays).

Connectivity with Fibre Channel/FICON host adapters

The DS8000 series is designed to offer enhanced connectivity with the availability of four-port or eight-port Fibre Channel/FICON host adapters. The 8 Gb Fibre Channel/FICON host adapters, offered in longwave and shortwave, auto-negotiate to either 8 Gb, 4 Gb, or 2 Gb link speeds. This flexibility enables exploitation of the potential benefits offered by the higher performance, 8 Gb SAN-based solutions, while also maintaining compatibility with existing 2 Gb and 4 Gb infrastructures. In addition, the individual ports on the adapter can be configured with Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) or FICON . This can help protect investment in Fibre Channel adapters and increase the ability to migrate to new servers. A DS8870 Model 961 can support up to a maximum of 16 host adapters, which equates to a maximum of 128 Fibre Channel ports.

DS8870 models offer extensive connectivity support, including Fibre Channel or FICON , across a broad range of server environments, such as IBM System z , System p , System i® , and System x® servers, as well as servers from Sun, Hewlett-Packard, and non-IBM Intel-based servers. This rich support of heterogeneous environments and attachments, along with the flexibility to easily partition the DS8000 series storage capacity among the attached environments, can help support storage consolidation requirements and dynamic, changing environments.

Improved performance with storage pool striping (rotate extents)

The storage pool striping (rotate extents) function, by default, stripes new volumes across all ranks of an extent pool to help reduce the administration required to balance system loads. With multiple rank allocation support, the system can automatically perform close to its highest efficiency, requiring little or no performance administration. The effectiveness of performance management is enhanced as imbalances tend to occur as isolated problems. The storage pool striping function can help automate hotspot avoidance for improved performance and response time without special tuning.

This function can be managed and configured via the DS Storage Manager, DS CLI, and DS Open API. All host systems supported by the DS8000 today are supported with storage pool striping. The storage pool striping function is provided with the DS8000 series at no additional charge.

Rich set of business continuance solutions

DS8870 models support a rich set of copy service functions and management tools that can be used to build solutions to help address business continuance requirements.

Point-in-time copy solutions

The FlashCopy advanced function is designed to provide a point-in-time copy capability for logical volumes. The FlashCopy function creates a physical point-in-time copy of the data, with minimal interruption to applications, and makes it possible to access both the source and target copies immediately.

FlashCopy supports many advanced capabilities, including:

IBM FlashCopy SE price and efficiency options

The DS8000 Point-in-Time Copy ( IBM FlashCopy ) function requires space to be set aside equal to the size of the volumes that are to be copied. The IBM System Storage DS8000 series provides support for IBM FlashCopy SE (space efficient snapshot capability) which is intended to use only the amount of storage needed by the copy. This capability can lower the amount of storage needed by many DS8000 clients today, and help lower costs by significantly reducing disk capacity needed for copies. Reducing capacity in the DS8000 can also mean fewer drives and less power required for the overall system.

IBM FlashCopy SE can be managed and configured via the DS Storage Manager, DS CLI, and DS Open API. All host systems supported by the DS8000 today are supported with FlashCopy SE ( IBM System z servers require z/OS 1.10, or later, for this support). For more information on implementation of this function, please refer to the IBM System Storage DS8000 FlashCopy SE Implementation Considerations and Recommendations document located at

http://www.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/FLASH10617

IBM FlashCopy SE is an optional feature on the DS8000 series, available with the SE indicator feature numbers 0730 and 735x-736x andcorresponding DS8000 series Function Authorization (2396-LFA SE featurenumbers 735x-736x).

Remote mirror and copy solutions

DS8870 models support several hardware-based remote mirror and copy solutions:

Interoperability with existing and previous generations of DS8000 series

All of the above remote mirroring solutions use Fibre Channel as the communications link between the primary and secondary machines. The Fibre Channel ports used for remote mirror and copy can be configured as either a dedicated remote mirror link or as a shared port between remote mirroring and Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) data traffic.

The remote mirror and copy solutions listed above are optional capabilities and are compatible with previous generations of DS8000 . They are available as follows:

DS8000 series systems can also participate in global copy solutions with the IBM TotalStorage ESS Model 750, IBM TotalStorage ESS Model 800, and IBM System Storage DS6000™ series systems for data migration. For more information on data migration and migration services contact IBM or a Business Partner representative.

Global Copy is a nonsynchronous long-distance copy option for datamigration and backup, and is available under Metro Mirror and Global Mirror licenses or Remote Mirror and Copy license on older DS8000, ESS, or DS6000 systems.

Three-site Metro/Global Mirror

The DS8000 series supports three-site Metro/Global Mirror configurations. The Metro Mirror and Global Mirror functions utilize synchronous mirroring (Metro Mirror) from a local A-site to a metro-distance B-site, and asynchronous mirroring (Global Mirror) from an intermediate B-site to a remote C-site. This function, referred to as Metro/Global Mirror, is designed to provide planned and unplanned outage three-site enterprise disk data replication to help address rigorous three-site business resiliency needs of the enterprise data center. Metro/Global Mirror can support synchronous replication at distances up to 303 km using IBM System Storage Metro Mirror, and can maintain the asynchronous third site for out of region recovery, at a data currency that can be within 3 to 5 seconds (bandwidth permitting) using IBM System Storage Global Mirror.

Metro/Global Mirror is designed to provide:

Metro/Global Mirror supports planned and unplanned switches from a local A-site to a remote B-site. With the cascading nature of Metro/Global Mirror, during and after the metro-distance switch, this function can provide continuous asynchronous disaster recovery protection to the out of region remote C-site without the necessity of additional reconfiguration. In the event of a loss of access to the B-site, Metro/Global Mirror is designed to provide incremental resynchronization from the local A-site to the remote C-site. The B-site can be brought back into the three-site configuration without a production outage, and with full failover and failback.

The Metro/Global Mirror solution uses Fibre Channel as the communications link between the primary, secondary, and tertiary machines. The Fibre Channel ports used for remote mirror and copy can be configured as either a dedicated remote mirror link or as a shared port between remote mirroring and FCP data traffic.

The Metro/Global Mirror solution is an optional capability of the DS8000 series and is available with the Metro/Global Mirror indicator feature numbers 74xx and 0742 and corresponding DS8000series Function Authorization (2396-LFA MGM feature numbers 74xx).

Quick initialization

IBM now supports quick initialization as an enhancement to device provisioning technology on DS8870 platforms. Quick initialization improves initialization speeds up to 2.6 times over previous versions and allows a copy services relationship to be established after a device is created, while the provisioning of storage is in progress. These improvements can help users to create an enterprise storage environment, quickly provision new logical devices, and move the devices into production while utilizing the new thin provisioning technology in less time than ever before on DS8000 systems.

Quick initialization is currently available on fixed block logical volumes and is also supported on CKD logical volumes.

IBM System Storage DS8870 Thin Provisioning

The DS8870 also offers thin provisioning to allow users to over-commit storage to specific devices and throughout the system in general. This has several potential benefits. First, users can now allocate larger logical devices without having to provision the entire device, allowing storage to be allocated on the DS8870 without repeated device resizing as would be required today. The level of over-commitment can be decided by the user, but as the system consumes physical storage, administrators will be notified of physical allocations as it reaches user-specified limits. Once all of the physical storage is in use, no further virtual storage can be allocated, so action must be taken before this condition occurs.

Thinly provisioned devices can be increased in size as needed if the logical size of the device becomes constrained. If the physical storage approaches full allocation within a given extent pool, then users can add additional physical capacity (via drive sets) to increase the size of the extent pool.

Users may see a reduction in operating costs by being able to deploy fewer physical disks to provision a given set of logical devices that are underutilized. Thin provisioned devices offer performance that is comparable to standard, fully allocated, logical devices, and are effective in reducing capacity allocations. The ability to overconfigure logical device capacities may also help to reduce operational costs related to expanding storage allocations for host system software components such as logical volume managers, file systems, and databases.

For the initial release, the IBM System Storage DS8000 thin provisioning feature is available only for open systems, excluding System i . Support for IBM System Storage DS8870 thin provisioning is an optional feature of the DS8870 Model 961, and is available with the thin provisioning licensed feature indicator feature numbers 7071 and 0707 and corresponding DS8870 Function Authorization (239x-LFA) Thin Provisioning feature number 7071.

Thin provisioning support for Copy Services function (open systems)

The FlashCopy advanced function is designed to provide a point-in-time copy capability for logical volumes. The FlashCopy function creates a physical point-in-time copy of the data, with minimal interruption to applications, and makes it possible to access both the source and target copies immediately.

Metro Mirror offers a synchronous, long-distance copy option that constantly updates a secondary copy of a volume to match changes made to a source volume. Global Mirror provides a long-distance remote copy solution across two sites using asynchronous technology. Metro Global Mirror is a three-site, high-availability disaster recovery solution, which uses synchronous replication to mirror data between a local site and an intermediate site, and asynchronous replication to mirror data from an intermediate site to a remote site.

The Copy Services function has extended the support of mixing thin provisioning volumes and logical volumes.

With this enhancement, existing customers that have thin provisioning volumes on the system and want to use the Copy Services function do not need any reconfiguration.

IBM System Storage Easy Tier®

IBM System Storage Easy Tier is designed to help automate data placement throughout the DS8870 disk pool (including multiple drive tiers) to intelligently align the system with current workload requirements. This includes the ability for the system to automatically and nondisruptively relocate data (at the extent level) across drive tiers, and the ability to manually relocate full volumes. The potential benefit is to align performance of the system with the appropriate application workloads.

Automated relocation

While SSDs can provide higher performance for most workloads, they do so at a significantly higher cost than traditional spinning drives. Even with recent improvements in the cost of SSDs, they remain an expensive option for many workloads, especially those requiring large amounts of storage. Based on those higher costs, it is often not realistic to replace all spinning drives with SSDs for a given application or workload. In order to improve performance of SSDs and reduce overall system cost, infrequently accessed (cold) data can and should reside on lower cost HDDs while frequently accessed (hot) data should be moved to the SSDs. The mix of SSDs and HDDs should be used to strike a proper balance between performance and cost.

IBM System Storage DS8870 introduces this capability with IBM System Storage Easy Tier . Easy Tier provides the ability to manage data placement between two tiers of storage, SSD and either Fibre Channel or SATA drives. Using a learning algorithm developed with the IBM Research organization, Easy Tier is designed to eliminate the complexity of manual data placement among tiers, while providing the value and flexibility of sub-volume or sub-LUN data placement. This supports improved performance cost options and is an improvement over traditional tiering methods that require manual intervention to move data between tiers, or ones that do not work at a granular level, requiring too much data to be moved to see any benefit. The IBM System Storage Easy Tier feature can determine the appropriate tier of storage based on data access requirements and then automatically move the data to the appropriate tier. This allows the manual effort involved to be reduced, if not eliminated. In this new dynamic environment, data movement is maintained to the host application regardless of the storage tier on which the data resides.

The IBM System Storage Easy Tier feature is designed to provide granularity in identifying and moving hot data at the sub-volume or sub-LUN (extent) level to SSDs. Easy Tier requires the use of a hybrid extent pool which contains both SSD and HDD drives. Sub-volume or sub-LUN (extent) from HDDs can be moved dynamically within a hybrid pool to SSD drives. Data movement done by the DS8870 is designed to be dynamic and transparent to the host server and application use of the data. The Easy Tier algorithm will assign heat values to each extent in a storage device. These heat values, hot or cold, will indicate what tier the data should reside on, and migration will take place automatically. Sub-volume or sub-LUN data movement is extremely important compared to full volume movement as not all data at the volume/LUN level will be hot data. Since for any given workload there is a distribution of data considered hot or cold , there is significant overhead associated with moving entire volumes between tiers. For example, if a volume is 1 TB, you would not have to move entire 1 TB volumes if the heat map generated indicates only 10 GB is considered hot . The DS8870 extent size is 1 GB, requiring only 10 extents to move to optimize the workload in this example, versus 1,000 extents for a less tuned method. This capability makes improved use of the SSD technology's higher performance while reducing the number of drives needed to improved that performance. In addition, depending on the workload and environment, it may be possible to combine Easy Tier , SSDs, and larger capacity drives and receive equivalent or better performance than traditional high-performance configurations (using small spinning disks) while providing smaller footprints and lower environmental costs.

Volume migration

Users can

Volume migration implementation:

The DS8870 has been enhanced to include performance monitoring capabilities, regardless of whether you have installed and activated the Easy Tier license feature on your DS8870. The monitoring capability of the DS8870 enables it to monitor the usage of storage at the volume extent level. Monitoring statistics are gathered and analyzed every 24 hours. In an Easy Tier managed extent pool, the analysis is used to form an extent relocation plan for the extent pool, which provides a recommendation for relocating extents on a volume to the most appropriate storage device. The results of this data is summarized in a summary report which you can download.

The DS8870 offers a reporting tool called IBM System Storage DS8870 Storage Tier Advisor, hereafter referred to as advisor tool. The advisor tool is a Microsoft™ Windows™ application that provides a graphical representation of performance data collected by the Easy Tier over a 24-hour operational cycle. Volume performance statistics are included in a summary binary file that is transformed to a readable statistical report that you can download to a directory you specify on your Windows workstation from which you are accessing the DS8870. The advisor tool is the application that allows you to view the data when you point your browser to the file. You can access the advisor tool with any supported web browser and view the information displayed by the advisor tool to analyze workload statistics and evaluate which logical volumes might be candidates for Easy Tier management. If you have not installed and enabled the Easy Tier feature, you can use the performance statistics gathered by the monitoring process to help you determine whether to use Easy Tier to enable potential performance improvements in your storage environment.

The value propositions of IBM System Storage Easy Tier are:

Support for IBM System Storage Easy Tier is an optional feature of the DS8870 Model 961 and is available with the IBM System Storage Easy Tier licensed feature indicator feature numbers 7083 and 0713 and corresponding DS8870 Function Authorization (239x-LFA) IBM System Storage Easy Tier feature number 7083.

IBM System Storage Easy Tier enhancements

IBM delivers the second generation of IBM System Storage Easy Tier , designed to balance system resources to address application performance objectives by automating data placement across SSDs (tier 0), enterprise-class (tier 1), and nearline (tier 2) drives, as well as among the ranks of the same tier. This includes the ability for the system to automatically and nondisruptively relocate data (at the extent level) across drive tiers of storage and the ability to manually relocate full volumes. The benefit is to align performance of the system with the appropriate application workloads.

This enhancement can help to improve storage utilization and address performance requirements for multi-tier systems that are not yet deploying SSDs. Depending on the workload, up to 50% or more of tier one application data can be migrated to nearline (tier 2) without impacting application performance.

Effective automated tiering between enterprise-class and nearline drives can help reduce overall footprint and provide more cost-effective capacity, while addressing performance requirements.

The extended capabilities of Easy Tier version 2 are designed to support:

Cold demotion

Cold demotion is designed to automatically recognize and demote inactive (cold) extents that are stored on a higher performance tier to an appropriate lower cost tier.

Cold demotion occurs when Easy Tier version 2 detects any of the following scenarios:

Warm demotion

The warm demote operation demotes hot extents in SSDs to HDDs, or from Enterprise FC to SATA drives to protect the drive performance on the system. In the enhanced Easy Tier version 2, warm demotion is rank-based and target rank is randomly selected from the lower tier. This function is triggered when bandwidth or IOPS thresholds are exceeded in the higher tier.

Auto-rebalance

In any tier, placing highly active (hot) data on the same physical rank can cause the drives or the associated device adapter (DA) to become a performance bottleneck. Over time, skews can appear within a single tier that cannot be addressed by migrating data to a faster tier alone, and requires some degree of workload rebalancing within the same tier. Auto-rebalance addresses these issues within a tier. It also helps the system respond in a more timely, appropriate manner to overloading skews and any under-utilization that might occur from the addition or deletion of hardware, migration of extents between tiers, changes in the underlying volume configurations, and variations in the workload. Auto-rebalance adjusts the system in order to continuously provide good performance by balancing the load on the ranks and on DA pairs.

Easy Tier enhancements provide extended and improved capabilities to support the automatic functions of auto-rebalance, warm demotion, and cold demotion, and will be made available on previous DS8700 Model 941, DS8800 Model 951, and the current DS8870 Model 961.

Rank depopulation

In the situation of drive technology upgrades, storage reconfigurations, and tearing down hybrid pools, rank depopulation allows users to relocate in-use extents away to the other ranks in the same pool and unassign the ranks from the pool. When ranks of a tier are depopulated from the hybrid pool, the pool is automatically treated as a traditionally managed pool, without dynamic optimization. After the depopulation, the ranks can be deleted or reconfigured to another pool.

IBM System Storage Easy Tier third generation

IBM System Storage Easy Tier third generation is designed to help automate data placement throughout the DS8000 disk pool between SSD drives (tier 1), enterprise class drives (tier 2), and nearline (tier 3) drives to intelligently align the system with current workload requirements. This includes the ability for the system to automatically and nondisruptively relocate data (at the extent level) across any three tiers of storage and within any tier. Relocation within tiers automatically rebalances workloads across available ranks, including ranks that are added to disk pools, to maximize the performance of each tier. Pools may be configured with one, two, or three tiers. The benefit is to align performance of the system with the appropriate application workloads. In addition, Easy Tier allows you to manually migrate logical volumes between extent pools, merge extent pools, or redistribute logical volumes across the available ranks within an unmanaged extent pool.

This enhancement can help clients improve storage utilization and address performance requirements for multitier systems that are not yet deploying SSDs. They can incrementally add SSDs to these traditional configurations for performance and nearline drives for cost savings depending on requirements. The DS8000 system performance can be automatically balanced across the new drives within the managed pool.

The extended capabilities of Easy Tier third generation support

Remote mirror and copy solutions for z/OS

The following are three remote mirror and copy solutions for the z/OS environment for DS8870 models:

z/OS Distributed Data Backup

This provides the capability to perform reliable backup of open systems data from distributed server platforms via a System z host. The open systems data will be transferred to the System z host via the fixed block command set used for the 3880 control unit, allowing backup of open data on distributed servers that are not formatted for mainframe System z I/O commands. Currently, clients are not able to effectively use System z I/O commands to backup open data along with their mainframe data. This will provide a multi-platform backup capability from System z .

The Innovation Data Processing application will issue commands from z/OS to read/write data to LUNs. Support for IBM z/OS Distributed Data Backup is an optional feature of the DS8870 Model 961. It is available with the z/OS Distributed Data Backup licensed feature indicator, feature numbers7094 and 0714, and corresponding DS8870 Function Authorization (239x-LFA)z/OS Distributed Data Backup feature number 7094.

IBM performance innovations for System z environments

FICON extends the ability of the DS8000 series system to help deliver high bandwidth potential to the logical volumes needing it, when they need it. Older technologies are limited by the bandwidth of a single disk drive, but FICON, working together with other DS8000 series functions, provides a high-speed pipe supporting multiplexed operation.

Support for FICON attachment is an optional feature of DS8870 Model 961 and is available with the FICON attachment licensed feature indicator feature numbers 7091 and 0703 and corresponding DS8000 seriesFunction Authorization (2396-LFA FICON attachment feature number 7091).

Parallel Access Volumes (PAV) enable a single System z server to simultaneously process multiple I/O operations to the same logical volume to significantly reduce device queue delays by defining multiple addresses per volume. With Dynamic PAV, the assignment of addresses to volumes can be automatically managed to help meet performance objectives and reduce overall queuing. PAV is an optional feature on the DS8000 series and is available with the PAV indicator feature numbers 78xx and0780 and corresponding DS8000 series Function Authorization (2396-LFAPAV feature numbers 78xx). PAV also requires the purchase of the FICON attachment licensed feature.

HyperPAV allows an alias address to be used to access any base on the same control unit image per I/O base. This capability also allows different HyperPAV hosts to use one alias to access different bases, reducing the number of alias addresses required to support a set of bases in a System z environment with no latency in targeting an alias to a base. This functionality is designed to enable applications to achieve equal or better performance than possible with the original PAV feature alone while using the same or fewer z/OS resources.

HyperPAV is an optional feature on the DS8000 series and is available with the HyperPAV indicator feature numbers 7899 and 0782 andcorresponding DS8000 series Function Authorization (2396-LFA HyperPAVfeature number 7899). HyperPAV also requires the purchase of PAV licensed features and the FICON attachment licensed feature.

Performance improvements to High Performance FICON for System z (zHPF) for:

HyperSwap ( GDPS ) support

HyperSwap support is designed to enhance and improve recovery in HyperSwap-enabled configurations. This support is intended to mitigate the impact of recovery scenarios and is targeted for GDPS/PPRC IBM System Storage DS8700, DS8800, or later series clients.

The DS8000 implements a new event reporting mechanism for events that greatly reduce the impact on host operating systems. This support is targeted to GDPS and PPRC clients with DS8000 disk and is intended to mitigate the impact of various, primary PPRC DS8000 recovery scenarios on host processing. The DS8000 will notify GDPS and PPRC of any recovery processing that will impact host I/Os for an extended period. GDPS and PPRC, based upon the DS8000 notification, will initiate an unplanned hot swap.

The function is supported on DS8000 series systems running on IBM System z servers with z/OS V1.13, or later, and GDPS V3.8, or later.

IBM Extended Address Volumes (EAV) for System z environments

The EAV function provides support for volumes that can scale up to approximately 1 TB (1,182,006 cylinders), helping to relieve address constraints to support large storage capacity needs in System z environments. Larger devices can help simplify storage management by managing fewer large volumes as opposed to many small volumes. The HyperPAV function complements EAV by allowing scaling of I/O rates against a single, larger volume. Dynamic Volume Expansion allows nondisruptive migration to the larger volume sizes now available. The function is supported on DS8000 series systems running on IBM System z servers with z/OS V1.10, or later. The EAV capability is provided with the DS8000 series at no additional charge.

Multiple allegiance expands the simultaneous logical volume access capability across multiple System z servers. This function, along with PAV, enables the DS8000 series to process more I/Os in parallel, helping to improve performance and enable greater use of large volumes.

z/OS Global Mirror Multiple Reader (enhanced reader) allows automatic load balancing over multiple readers in a z/OS Global Mirror (XRC) environment. This function provides increased parallelism through multiple SDM readers and improved throughput for z/OS remote mirroring configurations. z/OS Global Mirror can also help maintain constant data consistency between mirrored sites and enable achievement of lower recovery point objectives. The function is supported on DS8000 series systems running on IBM System z servers with z/OS 1.10, or later.

z/OS Global Mirror Multiple Reader requires the purchase of z/OS Global Mirror which is an optional capability of the DS8000 series (RMZ indicator feature numbers 0760 and 76xx and corresponding DS8000series Function Authorization - 2396-LFA feature numbers 76xx).z/OS Global Mirror also requires the purchase of the FICON attachment feature. The z/OS Global Mirror Multiple Reader function has no additional charge beyond the z/OS Global Mirror and FICON attachment feature charges.

High performance FICON multi-track for System z improves performance

Previously, FICON working together with other DS8000 series functions provided a high-speed connection supporting multiplexed operation. High Performance FICON takes advantage of the hardware available today with enhancements that are designed to reduce the overhead associated with supported commands. Enhancements have been made to the z/Architecture® and the FICON interface architecture to deliver improvements for online transaction processing workloads. zHPF is designed to help reduce overhead and improve performance when exploited by the FICON channel, the z/OS operating system, and the control unit. Additionally, the changes to the architectures offer end-to-end system enhancements to improve reliability, availability, and serviceability. Existing adapters will be able to handle an intermix of transactions using FCP, FICON , and High Performance FICON protocols.

High Performance FICON can support more than one track's worth of data in a single transfer. Applications using Media Manager for I/O with large data transfers are expected to benefit those using zFS, HFS, PDSE, and striped extended format data sets. This function is available on z/OS V1.9 and z/OS V1.10 with the PTFs for APARs OA26084 and OA29017.

This function is a modification to the FICON I/O architecture and is being worked on for inclusion into the Fibre Channel Standard by the INCITS Fibre Channel (T11) Technical Committee's FC-SB-4 project.

Support for High Performance FICON multi-track is an optional feature of DS8870 Model 961 and is available with the High Performance FICON licensed feature indicator feature numbers 7092 and 0709 andcorresponding DS8000 series Function Authorization (2396-LFA HighPerformance FICON feature number 7092).

z/HPF extended distance

Reduces the impact associated with supported commands on current adapter hardware, thereby improving FICON throughput on the DS8870 I/O ports.

I/O priority queuing

I/O priority queuing allows the DS8000 series to use I/O priority information provided by the z/OS Workload Manager to manage the processing sequence of I/O operations.

DS8000 I/O Priority Manager

The DS8000 now features I/O Priority Manager which enables more effective storage consolidation and performance management with the ability to align quality of service levels to separate workloads in the system. This capability is exclusive to the DS8000 and System z systems.

Users define performance goals based on priority of high, medium, or low to any volume and the system will prioritize access to system resources to achieve the volume's desired quality of service. I/O Priority Manager is designed to constantly monitor and balance system resources to help applications meet their performance targets automatically, without operator intervention.

The DS8000 I/O Priority Manager feature is available for open systems and System z . Support for DS8000 I/O Priority Manager is an optional feature for DS8870 Model 961, is available with the I/O priority Manager licensed feature indicator DS8000 Function Authorization (239x-LFA) I/O Priority Manager feature numbers 784x and 0784 and corresponding DS8000 Function Authorization (239x-LFA) I/O Priority Manager feature numbers 784x.

Copy Services Scope Management

This release also provides enhanced data protection for multitenancy environments that use copy services. With Copy Services Scope Management, copy service relationships can be limited to the domain of a set of user specified resources. Additionally, user IDs can be configured to limit a given user ID to issuing copy services requests to a specific domain. This capability allows specific resources to be managed for copy services by a specific user and prevents any host or user from initiating a copy services operation that would cross any domain boundaries. The Copy Services Scope Management capability is available for any host type on any volume type (CKD or FB). In addition to this multitenant capability, copy services domains can also provide general purpose partitioning to isolate heterogeneous environments from each other.

DS8000 Storage Manager GUI

An updated GUI now enables easier, more effective management of the system and its advanced features. The enhanced design was inspired by the IBM System Storage XIV® GUI and includes more intuitive navigation panels and streamlined configuration processes, as well as embedded links to relevant videos for quick access to useful DS8000 information. These changes were based on newer GUI technology and the common UI elements across the storage portfolio. This common GUI supports DS8000 , Storwize® V7000, and SAN Volume Controller (SVC) by having a common look and feel, as well as common terminology and icons to greatly simplify management of the various systems that use this common GUI, and significantly reduce the costs associated with administrator training.

GUI support for resource groups

An updated GUI now enables easier, more effective management of the resource groups configurations. This DS8000 GUI allows users to create, modify, and delete Logical Volume and Logical Subsystems (CKD/FB), and display the resource group attribute.

This GUI can greatly simplify configurations and management of the resource groups that use this GUI and significantly reduce the costs associated with administrator training.

DS8000 Storage Manager enhancement

Enhancements were added to the DS Storage Manager (GUI) for the DS8870 for easier and more efficient storage management. The DS Storage Manager is installed as a GUI for the Windows and Linux™ operating systems. In addition to using IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, the GUI can be accessed from any location that has network access using a web browser.

Supported browsers include:

Security enhancements

Users logging onto the DS8000 storage system have to be compliant to ITSC104 password requirements. Storage administrators have the ability to determine which users are currently logged into the DS8000 and disconnect users who may no longer be authorized to access the DS8000 with their current authorization roles or resource scopes.

IPV6 support

The DS8000 has been qualified as meeting the requirements of the IPv6 Ready Logo program, indicating its implementation of IPv6 mandatory core protocols and the ability to interoperate with other IPv6 implementations. DS8000 systems can be configured in native IPv6 environments.

Licensing capabilities for copy functions

With DS8870 models, licensing options are available for users of FlashCopy (point-in-time copy indicator feature), Metro Mirror, and Global Mirror indicator features as follows:

In addition, the license scope (FB, CKD, or entire machine) client is managed through an IBM web-based application to change the license scope on a given machine as business requirements change.

Additional DS8000 functions

Concurrent code load improvements

The current DS8870 code load process combines multiple phases of code load into one step. Because of this, code loads are perceived to be unnecessarily long. Splitting the phases into two allows for one phase (distribution) to be done ahead of time without any loss of access or quiescing of any resource (no loss of redundancy). This would leave the other phase (activation) to be much shorter and could be scheduled during off-peak periods. This will allow for a less than 2-hour activation phase of the main components of the DS8870. Once installed, this capability will be enabled when moving forward to future levels of code.

Prevent deletion of CKD and FB volumes in use

The DS8870 supports additional measures to prevent online devices from deletion. Online devices have a specific meaning based on volume type. For CKD volumes, the volume is online if it is participating in any Copy Services relationship, or if it is grouped dynamic-pathing state . FB volumes are online if they are in a Copy Services relationship. The DSCLI will now always check for online status before completing a deletion command.

Smart Rebuild is designed to help reduce the possibility of secondary failures and data loss in RAID Arrays. The array rebuild process has been designed to read data from as few drives in the array as possible. This can help reduce the amount of time required to rebuild the data in the array, as well reducing the exposure to a second drive failure during the rebuild process.

The above functions are provided with the DS8000 series at no additional charge.

Management tools and utilities for administrator productivity

The DS8000 series models support the following management tools and utilities:

General availability is October 19, 2012, for the following:

Field (MES) availability is December 14, 2012, for the following:

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

Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

The IBM System Storage DS8870 and IBM System Storage DS8870 Expansion Unit are capable, as of October 19, 2012, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested at

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


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It is IBM's current plan and direction to release a field model conversion from DS8800 to DS8870 to help customers preserve some of their investment and continue their storage partnership with IBM .

IBM intends this release to be available in the first half of 2013.

IBM's statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM's sole discretion. Information regarding potential future products is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information mentioned regarding potential future products is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code, or functionality. Information about potential future products may not be incorporated into any contract. The development, release, and timing of any future features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion.



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Description                                    Machine   Model   Feature

DS8870                                         2421      961
 
Model 9xE merge indicators:
- 9xE factory merge                                              0001
 
DoD indicator                                                    0020
 
JEMT indicator                                                   0021
 
Generic cover and packaging - for OEM only                       0168
 
Shipping weight reduction                                        0200
 
Model 9xE position indicators:
- 961 - 96E position 1                                           0361
- 961 - 96E position 2                                           0362
- 961 - 96E position 3                                           0363

 
Licensed Function indicators:
- OEL indicator                                                  0700
- FICON attach indicator                                         0703
- Thin Provisioning indicator                                    0707
- DB protection indicator                                        0708
- High Performance FICON indicator                               0709
- Easy Tier indicator                                            0713
- z/OS Distributed Data Backup indicator                         0714
- PTC indicator                                                  0720
- SE indicator                                                   0730
- MGM indicator                                                  0742
- MM indicator                                                   0744
- GM indicator                                                   0746
- RMZ indicator                                                  0760
- RMZ resync indicator                                           0763
- PAV indicator                                                  0780
- HyperPAV indicator                                             0782
- I/O Priority Manager                                           0784
 
Initial system capacity:
- Up to 2.0 TB capacity                                          0800
- 2.1 to 5.0 TB capacity                                         0802
- 5.1 to 10.0 TB capacity                                        0805
- 10.1 to 25.0 TB capacity                                       0810
- 25.1 to 50.0 TB capacity                                       0815
- 50.1 to 75.0 TB capacity                                       0820
- 75.1 to 100.0 TB capacity                                      0825
- 100.1 to 150.0 TB capacity                                     0830
- 150.1 to 200.0 TB capacity                                     0835
- 200.1 to 250.0 TB capacity                                     0840
- 250.1 to 300.0 TB capacity                                     0845
- 300.1 to 350.0 TB capacity                                     0850
- 350.1 to 400.0 TB capacity                                     0855
- 400.1 to 450.0 TB capacity                                     0860
- 450.1 to 500.0 TB capacity                                     0865
- 500.1 to 550.0 TB capacity                                     0870
- 550.1 to 600.0 TB capacity                                     0871
- 600.1 to 700.0 TB capacity                                     0872
- 700.1 to 800.0 TB capacity                                     0873
- 800.1 to 900.0 TB capacity                                     0874
- 900.1 to 1000.0 TB capacity                                    0875
- 1000.1 to 1100.0 TB capacity                                   0876
- 1100.1 to 1200.0 TB capacity                                   0877
- 1200.1 to 1300.0 TB capacity                                   0878
- 1300.1 to 1400.0 TB capacity                                   0879
- 1400.1 to 1500.0 TB capacity                                   0880
- 1500.1 to 1600.0 TB capacity                                   0881
- 1600.1 to 1700.0 TB capacity                                   0882
- 1700.1 to 1800.0 TB capacity                                   0883
- 1800.1 to 1900.0 TB capacity                                   0884
- 1900.1 to 2000.0 TB capacity                                   0885
- 2000.1 to 2200.0 TB capacity                                   0886
- 2200.1 to 2400.0 TB capacity                                   0887
- 2400.1 to 2600.0 TB capacity                                   0888
- 2600.1 to 2800.0 TB capacity                                   0889
- 2800.1 to 3000.0 TB capacity                                   0890
 
Standby CoD indicators:
- Non-Standby CoD                                                0900
- Standby CoD indicator                                          0901
- Standby CoD indicator                                          0902
- Standby CoD indicator                                          0903
- Standby CoD indicator                                          0904
 
Attachment 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 B/C indicator                                     0935
- Linux indicator                                                0940
- Global Mirror indicator                                        0950
- IBM System Storage ProtecTIER® indicator                       0960
- IBM Storwize V7000 indicator                                   0961
- IBM System Storage N series indicator                          0962
- IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller indicator             0963
- IBM/EPIC attachment indicator                                  0964
- VMware VAAI indicator                                          0965
 
Power:
- Remote power control                                           1000
- Battery assembly                                               1051
- Extended PLD                                                   1055
 
Single phase line cords:
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 60A, 3-pin connector                       1061
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 63A, no connector                          1068
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V, 60A, 3-pin connector                   1072
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V, 63A, no connector                      1073
 
Three phase line cords:
- Three phase wye, 380-440V, 32A, no connector                   1081
- Three phase delta, 200-240V, 60A, 4-pin connector              1082
- Top exit three phase wye, 380-440V, 32A, no connector          1083
- Top exit three phase delta, 200-240V, 60A, 4-pin connector     1084
 
Special tool:
- Universal ladder                                               1101
 
Management consoles:
- Mgmt console - English laptop internal                         1120
- Mgmt console - English laptop external                         1130
 
External management console - line cords:
- MC line cord standard rack                                     1170
- MC line cord group 1                                           1171
- MC line cord group 2                                           1172
 
Disk drive enclosures:
- HD disk enclosure pair                                         1241
- HD STD enclosure indicator                                     1242
- 3.5" disk enclosure indicator                                  1244
- 400 GB SSD enclosure indicator                                 1245
 
Disk drive cables:
- HD disk drive cable group 1                                    1246
 
I/O enclosure pair PCIe                                          1301
 
I/O cables:
- PCIe cable group 1                                             1320
- PCIe cable group 2                                             1321
 
Top exit bracket:
- Top exit bracket for Fibre cable                               1400
 
Fibre Channel/FICON cables:
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC)                                         1410
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)                                      1411
- 50 um Fibre cable (Jumper)                                     1412
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC)                                          1420
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)                                       1421
- 9 um Fibre cable (Jumper)                                      1422
 
DS8000 Licensed Machine Code:
- DS8000 LMC R7.0                                                1731
 
Encryption support:
- Encrypted drive set activation indicator                       1750
- Encrypted drive deactivation indicator                         1754
- TKLM isolated key server                                       1760
 
Earthquake kit                                                   1906
 
Hardware installation MES                                        1999
 
Disk enclosure filler sets:
- 3.5" disk enclosure filler set                                 2997
- Disk enclosure half filler set                                 2998
- Disk enclosure filler set                                      2999
 
Device adapters:
- Device adapter pair I                                          3053
 
Host adapters:
- 8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe                          3153
- 8 Gb 8 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe                          3157
- 8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe                          3253
- 8 Gb 8 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe                          3257
 
Processor memory:
- 16 GB Processor memory (2-core BC only)                        4311
- 32 GB Processor memory (2-core BC only)                        4312
- 64 GB Processor memory (4-core only)                           4313
- 128 GB Processor memory (8-core only)                          4314
- 256 GB Processor memory (8-core only)                          4315
- 512 GB Processor memory (16-core only)                         4316
- 1 TB Processor memory (16-core only)                           4317
 
Processor License feature indicators:
- 2-core Processor indicator                                     4401
- 4-core Processor indicator                                     4402
- 8-core Processor indicator                                     4403
- 16-core Processor indicator                                    4404
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15K FDE drive set                                       5108
- 300 GB 15K FDE drive set                                       5308
- 600 GB 10k FDE drive Set                                       5708
- 900 GB 10K FDE drive set                                       5758
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE half drive set                                   5858
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15K FDE CoD drive set                                   5209
- 300 GB 15K FDE CoD drive set                                   5309
- 600 GB 10k FDE CoD drive Set                                   5709
- 900 GB 10K FDE CoD drive set                                   5759
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half drive set                               5859
 
Encryption SSD half drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE half drive set                                  6156
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE drive set                                       6158
 
Function Authorization indicators:
- OEL - inactive                                                 7030
- OEL - 1 TB unit                                                7031
- OEL - 5 TB unit                                                7032
- OEL - 10 TB unit                                               7033
- OEL - 25 TB unit                                               7034
- OEL - 50 TB unit                                               7035
- OEL - 100 TB unit                                              7040
- OEL - 200 TB unit                                              7045
 
- OEL - Value Unit inactive                                      7050
- OEL - 1 Value Unit                                             7051
- OEL - 5 Value Unit                                             7052
- OEL - 10 Value Unit                                            7053
- OEL - 25 Value Unit                                            7054
- OEL - 50 Value Unit                                            7055
- OEL - 100 Value Unit                                           7060
- OEL - 200 Value Unit                                           7065
 
- Thin Provisioning indicator                                    7071
- DB protection indicator                                        7080
- 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                                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
 
IGF transaction:
- IGF transaction indicator                                      7999
 
 
Description                                    Machine   Model   Feature

DS8870 Expansion Unit                          2421      96E
 
Model 9xE merge indicators:
- 9xE factory merge                                              0001
- 9xE field merge                                                0002
 
DoD indicator                                                    0020
 
JEMT indicator                                                   0021
 
Shipping weight reduction                                        0200
 
Model 9xE position indicators:
- 961 - 96E position 1                                           0361
- 961 - 96E position 2                                           0362
- 961 - 96E position 3                                           0363

 
Initial system capacity:
- Up to 2.0 TB capacity                                          0800
- 2.1 to 5.0 TB capacity                                         0802
- 5.1 to 10.0 TB capacity                                        0805
- 10.1 to 25.0 TB capacity                                       0810
- 25.1 to 50.0 TB capacity                                       0815
- 50.1 to 75.0 TB capacity                                       0820
- 75.1 to 100.0 TB capacity                                      0825
- 100.1 to 150.0 TB capacity                                     0830
- 150.1 to 200.0 TB capacity                                     0835
- 200.1 to 250.0 TB capacity                                     0840
- 250.1 to 300.0 TB capacity                                     0845
- 300.1 to 350.0 TB capacity                                     0850
- 350.1 to 400.0 TB capacity                                     0855
- 400.1 to 450.0 TB capacity                                     0860
- 450.1 to 500.0 TB capacity                                     0865
- 500.1 to 550.0 TB capacity                                     0870
- 550.1 to 600.0 TB capacity                                     0871
- 600.1 to 700.0 TB capacity                                     0872
- 700.1 to 800.0 TB capacity                                     0873
- 800.1 to 900.0 TB capacity                                     0874
- 900.1 to 1000.0 TB capacity                                    0875
- 1000.1 to 1100.0 TB capacity                                   0876
- 1100.1 to 1200.0 TB capacity                                   0877
- 1200.1 to 1300.0 TB capacity                                   0878
- 1300.1 to 1400.0 TB capacity                                   0879
- 1400.1 to 1500.0 TB capacity                                   0880
- 1500.1 to 1600.0 TB capacity                                   0881
- 1600.1 to 1700.0 TB capacity                                   0882
- 1700.1 to 1800.0 TB capacity                                   0883
- 1800.1 to 1900.0 TB capacity                                   0884
- 1900.1 to 2000.0 TB capacity                                   0885
- 2000.1 to 2200.0 TB capacity                                   0886
- 2200.1 to 2400.0 TB capacity                                   0887
- 2400.1 to 2600.0 TB capacity                                   0888
- 2600.1 to 2800.0 TB capacity                                   0889
- 2800.1 to 3000.0 TB capacity                                   0890
 
Attachment 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 B/C 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 indicator             0963
- IBM/EPIC attachment indicator                                  0964
- VMware VAAI indicator                                          0965
 
Power:
- Battery assembly                                               1051
- Extended PLD                                                   1055
 
Single phase line cords:
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 60A, 3-pin connector                       1061
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 63A, no connector                          1068
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V, 60A, 3-pin connector                   1072
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V, 63A, no connector                      1073
 
Three phase line cords:
- Three phase wye, 380-440V, 32A, no connector                   1081
- Three phase delta, 200-240V, 60A, 4-pin connector              1082
- Top exit three phase wye, 380-440V, 32A, no connector          1083
- Top exit three phase delta, 200-240V, 60A, 4-pin connector     1084
 
Disk drive enclosures:
- HD disk enclosure pair                                         1241
- HD STD enclosure indicator                                     1242
- 3.5" disk enclosure indicator                                  1244
- 400 GB SSD enclosure indicator                                 1245
 
Disk drive cables:
- HD disk drive cable group 2                                    1247
- HD disk drive cable group 4                                    1248
- HD disk drive cable group 5                                    1249
 
I/O enclosure pair PCIe                                          1301
 
I/O cables:
- PCIe cable group 3                                             1322
 
Top exit bracket:
- Top exit bracket for Fibre cable                               1400
 
Fibre Channel/FICON cables:
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC)                                         1410
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)                                      1411
- 50 um Fibre cable (Jumper)                                     1412
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC)                                          1420
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)                                       1421
- 9 um Fibre cable (Jumper)                                      1422
 
DS8000 Licensed Machine Code:
- DS8000 LMC R7.0 indicator                                      1831
 
Earthquake kit                                                   1906
 
Hardware installation MES                                        1999
 
Disk enclosure filler sets:
- 3.5" disk enclosure filler set                                 2997
- Disk enclosure half filler set                                 2998
- Disk enclosure filler set                                      2999
 
Device adapters:
- Device adapter pair I                                          3053
 
Host adapters:
- 8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe                          3153
- 8 Gb 8 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe                          3157
- 8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe                          3253
- 8 Gb 8 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe                          3257
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15K FDE drive set                                       5108
- 300 GB 15K FDE drive set                                       5308
- 600 GB 10k FDE drive Set                                       5708
- 900 GB 10K FDE drive set                                       5758
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE half drive set                                   5858
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15K FDE CoD drive set                                   5209
- 300 GB 15K FDE CoD drive set                                   5309
- 600 GB 10k FDE CoD drive Set                                   5709
- 900 GB 10K FDE CoD drive set                                   5759
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half drive set                               5859
 
Encryption SSD half drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE half drive set                                  6156
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE drive set                                       6158
 

Feature conversions (Machine type 2421 Model 961)

I/O cables:
 
Feature       Returned
From   To     Parts*   Description

1320  1321    Yes      I/O cable conversion
 
Host adapters:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

3153  3157    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3153  3253    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3153  3257    Yes      Host adapter conversion
 
3157  3153    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3157  3253    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3157  3257    Yes      Host adapter conversion
 
3253  3153    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3253  3157    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3253  3257    Yes      Host adapter conversion
 
3257  3153    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3257  3157    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3257  3253    Yes      Host adapter conversion
 
Processor memory:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

4311  4312    No       Processor memory conversion
4311  4313    No       Processor memory conversion
4311  4314    No       Processor memory conversion
4311  4315    No       Processor memory conversion
4311  4316    Yes      Processor memory conversion
4311  4317    Yes      Processor memory conversion
 
4312  4313    No       Processor memory conversion
4312  4314    No       Processor memory conversion
4312  4315    No       Processor memory conversion
4312  4316    Yes      Processor memory conversion
4312  4317    Yes      Processor memory conversion
 
4313  4314    No       Processor memory conversion
4313  4315    No       Processor memory conversion
4313  4316    Yes      Processor memory conversion
4313  4317    Yes      Processor memory conversion
 
4314  4315    No       Processor memory conversion
4314  4316    Yes      Processor memory conversion
4314  4317    Yes      Processor memory conversion
 
4315  4316    Yes      Processor memory conversion
4315  4317    Yes      Processor memory conversion
 
4316  4317    Yes      Processor memory conversion
 
Processor License feature indicators:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

4401  4402    No       Processor License feature conversion
4401  4403    No       Processor License feature conversion
4401  4404    No       Processor License feature conversion
 
4402  4403    No       Processor License feature conversion
4402  4404    No       Processor License feature conversion
 
4403  4404    No       Processor License feature conversion
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

5108  5308    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
5108  5708    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
5108  5758    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
 
5308  5708    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
5308  5758    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
 
5708  5758    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
 
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

5209  5108    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
5309  5308    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
5709  5708    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
5759  5758    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
5859  5858    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

6156  6158   No        Encryption SSD drive conversion
 

Feature conversions (Machine type 2421 Model 96E)

 
Host adapters:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

3153  3157    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3153  3253    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3153  3257    Yes      Host adapter conversion
 
3157  3153    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3157  3253    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3157  3257    Yes      Host adapter conversion
 
3253  3153    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3253  3157    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3253  3257    Yes      Host adapter conversion
 
3257  3153    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3257  3157    Yes      Host adapter conversion
3257  3253    Yes      Host adapter conversion
 
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

5108  5308    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
5108  5708    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
5108  5758    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
 
5308  5708    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
5308  5758    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
 
5708  5758    Yes      Encryption disk drive set conversion
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

5209  5108    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
5309  5308    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
5709  5708    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
5759  5758    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
5859  5858    No       Encryption CoD disk drive conversion
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
 
Feature       Returned
From  To      Parts*   Description

6156  6158   No        Encryption SSD drive conversion
 

* Parts removed or replaced become the property of IBM and must be returned.

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM , you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=112-154


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The following publication has been updated to reflect this announcement and will be available by October 19, 2012.

Title                                         Order number

IBM System Storage DS8870 Introduction        GC27-4209
 and Planning Guide
 

The following publications are shipped with the DS8000 series:

Title                                         Order number

IBM System Storage DS8000 Series              98Y3874
 Documentation CDROM
 
IBM System Storage DS8000 Series License      98Y3853
 Documentation CDROM
 

The publications CD contains the following documents:

Title                                         Order number

IBM System Storage DS8870 Introduction and    GC27-4209
 Planning Guide
 
IBM System Storage DS8000 Host Systems        GC27-4210
 Attachment Guide
 
IBM System Storage DS Command-Line            GC53-4212
 Interface User's Guide
 
IBM System Storage DS Open Application        GC35-0516
 Programming Interface Reference
 
IBM System Storage Notice Regarding           45W6389
 Storage Encryption
 
READ ME FIRST for IBM System Storage          GA32-1061
 Products
 
IBM System Storage Multipath Subsystem        GC52-1309
 Device Driver User's Guide
 

The following documents are on the publications CD:

The license CD contains the following documentation:

DS8000 publications are available at

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

The DS8000 information center is designed to provide comprehensive, browser-based information. It can help provide easy access to tasks, concepts, reference information, tutorials, code samples, scenarios, and other product information. It contains assistance for the tasks that users must perform and links to additional information. To find information, users can search, browse the contents, use the index, follow links from one topic to related topics, and print the topics they want to read offline.

The information center is available at

http://www.ibm.com/support/publications/us/library/

The IBM System Storage DS8000 Information Center allows you to browse and search documentation for the DS8000 series.

The IBM System Storage DS8000 Information Center is at

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/dsichelp/ds8000ic/index.jsp


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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

Physical specifications
Operating environment

Model 961 (2-core):

Model 961 (4, 8, and 16-core):

Model 96E with 336 drives:

Model 96E with 480 drives:

Limitations

Conversions between warranty machine types are not supported.

Management limitations

Disruptive activities

The deactivation of an activated licensed function, or a lateral change or reduction in the license scope, is a nondisruptive activity which will occur at the next machine IML.

SSD limitations

SSD drive sets are not supported in RAID-6 or RAID-10 configurations. Intermixing of drives within the disk enclosure is not supported on the entire system.

Thin provisioning limitations

No thin provisioning support on System z/OS volumes series.

Model conversion/upgrade limitations

Planning information

Customer responsibilities

Physical configuration planning

Physical configuration planning is a customer responsibility. A marketing specialist can help plan and select the DS8000 series physical configuration and features. Introductory information, including required and optional features, can be found in the IBM System Storage DS8870 Introduction and Planning Guide (GC27-4209).

Capacity and performance planning assistance is also available. Through the use of Disk Magic, a disk marketing specialist can help plan and anticipate performance characteristics for specific workloads by modeling proposed configurations.

Installation planning

Installation planning is a customer responsibility. Information about planning the installation of a DS8000 series, including equipment, site, and power requirements, can be found in the IBM System Storage DS8870 Introduction and Planning Guide (GC27-4209).

Logical configuration planning and application

Logical configuration planning is a customer responsibility. Logical configuration refers to the creation of RAID ranks, volumes, and LUNs, and the assignment of the configured capacity to servers.

Application of the initial logical configuration and all subsequent modifications to the logical configuration is a customer responsibility. The logical configuration can be created, applied, and modified using the DS Storage Manager, DS CLI, or DS Open API.

IBM Global Services (IGS) will also apply or modify the logical configuration (fee-based services).

Licensed Machine Code planning and application

IBM may release changes to the DS8000 series Licensed Machine Code. IBM plans to make most DS8000 series Licensed Machine Code changes available for download by the DS8000 series system from the IBM System Storage technical support website. Not all Licensed Machine Code changes may be available via the support website. If the machine does not function as warranted and a problem can be resolved through the application of downloadable Licensed Machine Code, the customer is responsible for downloading and installing these designated Licensed Machine Code changes as IBM specifies. IBM has responsibility for installing changes that IBM does not make available for you to download. The DS8000 series includes many enhancements to make the Licensed Machine Code change process simpler, quicker, and more automated. A request can be made for IBM to install downloadable Licensed Machine Code changes, however there may be a charge for that service.

Calculating physical and effective capacity

Refer to the IBM System Storage DS8870 Introduction and Planning Guide (GC27-4209) for capacity calculation guidelines.

Encryption planning

Encryption planning is a customer responsibility. here are three major planning components to the implementation of an encryption environment. Review all planning requirements and include them in the installation considerations.

Key server planning

Key server planning is a customer responsibility. Introductory information, including required and optional features, can be found in the IBM System Storage DS8870 Introduction and Planning Guide (GC27-4209).

DS8870 requires at least two key servers and associated software for each site which has one or more encryption-enabled DS8000 systems, according to the encryption best practices. One server must be isolated and the others can be of any supported key server configuration. Any site that operates independently of other sites must have key servers for the encryption enabled DS8000 systems at that site.

Dual platform key server planning

DS8000 supports the ability to configure two independent key labels for each encryption-enabled DS8000 . This capability allows the use of two independent key server platforms when one or both key server platforms are using secure-key mode key stores, allowing the isolated key server platform to be used in conjunction with a second key server platform that is operating with a secure-key mode key store.

For customers needing dual platform key server support on DS8000 , the installation of TKLM IFIX 2 (TKLM Version 1.0.0.2, or later) is recommended to support displaying both key labels in the GUI. Additionally, for customers who intend to replicate keys between separate z Series Sysplexes using ICSF with the JCECCARACFKS key store in secure key mode and with the secure key configuration flag set in TKLM, TKLM Fix Pack 3 (TKLM Version 1.0.0.3, or later) is required.

Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager planning

The DS8000 series supports IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager V1.0, V2.0, and IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager V1.1.

Program
number       VRM    Program name

5724-T60    1.0.0   IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager
            2.0.0
5608-A91    1.0.0   IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager (distributed
                     for non-Passport Advantage)
                    IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager for z/OS V1.0
 

Program
number       VRM    Program name

5698-B35    1.0.0   IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager for z/OS
5698-B42    1.1.0   IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager for Storage
 

Isolated key server ordering options:


Note: Regardless of the ordering method, customers will need to acquire a TKLM license for use of the TKLM software ordered separately from the stand-alone server hardware.
Note: The licensing for TKLM includes both an install license for the TKLM management software as well as licensing for the encrypting drives.

Refer to the following publications:

Full Disk Encryption Activation review planning

Full Disk Encryption Activation is a customer responsibility. IBM Full Disk Encryption offerings must be activated prior to use. This activation is part of the installation and configuration steps required for use of the technology. This installation and activation review is performed by the IBM Systems and Technology Lab Services group.

Send email to

storsvcs@us.ibm.com

Visit the website below and click on "Contact now" to submit your inquiry or request.

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/services/labservices/platforms/labservices_storage.html

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

Cables are required to connect DS8000 series 8 Gb FCP/FICON host adapter ports to server or fabric ports.

Cables can be purchased using DS8000 series feature numbers. Additional cable options, along with product support services such as installation, are offered by IBM Global Services' Networking Services.

Fibre Channel/FICON (shortwave)

Shortwave Fibre Channel and FICON ports on the DS8000 series require a 50 micron (multimode) Fibre optic cable terminated with a LC connector. Fibre Channel cables can be purchased using feature numbers 141x for 50 micron cables.

Fibre Channel/FICON (longwave)

Longwave Fibre Channel and FICON ports on the DS8000 series require either a 9 micron (singlemode) or 50 micron (multimode) Fibre optic cable terminated with either a LC or SC connector. A 50 micron cable is required when the longwave port is operating at a 4 Gb per second transfer rate. Fibre Channel cables can be purchased using feature numbers 141x for 50 micron cables and feature numbers 142x for 9 micron cables.

Security, auditability, and control

This product uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware, host software, and/or application software to which it is attached.

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



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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

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Volume orders: Contact your IBM representative.

IBM Global Financing

Yes

Warranty period

One year

An IBM part or feature installed during the initial installation of an IBM machine is subject to a full warranty effective on the date of installation of the machine. An IBM part or feature that replaces a previously installed part or feature assumes the remainder of the warranty period for the replaced part or feature. An IBM part or feature added to a machine without replacing a previously installed part or feature is subject to a full warranty effective on its date of installation. Unless specified otherwise, the warranty period, type of warranty service, and service level of a part or feature are the same as those for the machine in which it is installed.

Warranty service

On-site 24x7 Same Day (SD)

If required, IBM provides repair or exchange service depending on the types of warranty service specified for the machine. IBM will attempt to resolve your problem over the telephone, or electronically via an IBM website. Certain machines contain remote support capabilities for direct problem reporting, remote problem determination, and resolution with IBM . You must follow the problem determination and resolution procedures that IBM specifies. Following problem determination, if IBM determines on-site service is required, scheduling of service will depend upon the time of your call, machine technology and redundancy, and availability of parts.

Service levels are response-time objectives and are not guaranteed. The specified level of warranty service may not be available in all worldwide locations. Additional charges may apply outside IBM's normal service area. Contact your local IBM representative or your reseller for country-specific and location-specific information.

On-site Service

IBM will repair the failing machine at your location and verify its operation. You must provide a suitable working area to allow disassembly and reassembly of the IBM machine. The area must be clean, well lit, and suitable for the purpose.

Service level is:

Warranty service upgrades

Usage plan machine

No

IBM hourly service rate classification

Three

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.

Field-installable features

Yes

Model conversions

No

Machine installation

Installation is performed by IBM . IBM will install the machine in accordance with the IBM installation procedures for the machine. In the United States, contact IBM at 1-800-IBM-SERV (426-7378). In other countries contact the local IBM office.

The following activities are a customer responsibility:

Refer to the Customer responsibilities section for more information.

Customer requests for installation of items not covered in the installation guide may be performed at IBM's hourly service rate designated for the machine.

Graduated program license charges apply

No

Licensed machine code

IBM Machine Code is licensed for use by a customer on the IBM machine for which it was provided by IBM under the terms and conditions of the IBM License Agreement for Machine Code, to enable the machine to function in accordance with its specifications, and only for the capacity authorized by IBM and acquired by the customer. You can obtain the agreement at

http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/support/machine_warranties/machine_code.html

IBM may release changes to the Machine Code. IBM plans to make the Machine Code changes available for download from the IBM System Storage technical support website

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=1114&context=HW2C2&dc=500&q1=ssg1*&uid=ssg 1S1002949&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en

You may also obtain updated code by contacting your IBM representative.

If the machine does not function as warranted and your problem can be resolved through your application of downloadable Machine Code, you are responsible for downloading and installing these designated Machine Code changes as IBM specifies. If you would prefer, you may request IBM to install downloadable Machine Code changes; however, you may be charged for that service.

Educational allowance

A reduced charge is available to qualified education customers. The educational allowance may not be added to any other discount or allowance.

The educational allowance is 15% for the products in this announcement.



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                                Machine        Feature  
Description                     type    Model  number 

System Storage DS8870           2421    961          
 
Model 9xE merge indicators:
- 9xE factory merge                            0001                          
 
DoD indicator                                  0020                          
 
JEMT indicator                                 0021                          
 
Generic cover and packaging - for OEM only     0168                          
 
Shipping weight reduction                      0200                          
 
Model 9xE position indicator:
- 961 - 96E position 1                         0361                            
- 961 - 96E position 2                         0362                            
- 961 - 96E position 3                         0363                            
 
Licensed Function indicators:
- OEL indicator                                0700                            
- FICON attach indicator                       0703                            
- Thin Provisioning indicator                  0707                            
- DB protection indicator                      0708                            
- High Performance FICON indicator             0709                            
- Easy Tier indicator                          0713                            
- z/OS Distributed Data Backup indicator       0714                            
- PTC indicator                                0720                            
- SE indicator                                 0730                            
- MGM indicator                                0742                            
- MM indicator                                 0744                            
- GM indicator                                 0746                            
- RMZ indicator                                0760                            
- RMZ resync indicator                         0763                            
- PAV indicator                                0780                            
- HyperPAV indicator                           0782                            
- I/O Priority Manager indicator               0784                            
 
Initial system capacity:
- Up to 2.0 TB capacity                        0800                          
- 2.1 to 5.0 TB capacity                       0802                          
- 5.1 to 10.0 TB capacity                      0805                          
- 10.1 to 25.0 TB capacity                     0810                          
- 25.1 to 50.0 TB capacity                     0815                          
- 50.1 to 75.0 TB capacity                     0820                          
- 75.1 to 100.0 TB capacity                    0825                          
- 100.1 to 150.0 TB capacity                   0830                          
- 150.1 to 200.0 TB capacity                   0835                          
- 200.1 to 250.0 TB capacity                   0840                          
- 250.1 to 300.0 TB capacity                   0845                          
- 300.0 to 350.0 TB capacity                   0850                          
- 350.1 to 400.0 TB capacity                   0855                          
- 400.1 to 450.0 TB capacity                   0860                          
- 450.1 to 500.0 TB capacity                   0865                          
- 500.1 to 550.0 TB capacity                   0870                          
- 550.1 to 600.0 TB capacity                   0871                          
- 600.1 to 700.0 TB capacity                   0872                          
- 700.1 to 800.0 TB capacity                   0873                          
- 800.1 to 900.0 TB capacity                   0874                          
- 900.1 to 1000.0 TB capacity                  0875                          
- 1000.1 to 1100.0 TB capacity                 0876                          
- 1100.1 to 1200.0 TB capacity                 0877                          
- 1200.1 to 1300.0 TB capacity                 0878                          
- 1300.1 to 1400.0 TB capacity                 0879                          
- 1400.1 to 1500.0 TB capacity                 0880                          
- 1500.1 to 1600.0 TB capacity                 0881                          
- 1600.1 to 1700.0 TB capacity                 0882                          
- 1700.1 to 1800.0 TB capacity                 0883                          
- 1800.1 to 1900.0 TB capacity                 0884                          
- 1900.1 to 2000.0 TB capacity                 0885                          
- 2000.1 to 2200.0 TB capacity                 0886                          
- 2200.1 to 2400.0 TB capacity                 0887                          
- 2400.1 to 2600.0 TB capacity                 0888                          
- 2600.1 to 2800.0 TB capacity                 0889                          
- 2800.1 to 3000.0 TB capacity                 0890                          
 
Standby CoD indicators:
 
- Non-Standby CoD                              0900                            
- Standby CoD indicator                        0901                            
- Standby CoD indicator                        0902                          
- Standby CoD indicator                        0903                          
- Standby CoD indicator                        0904                            
 
Attachment 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 B/C indicator                   0935                            
- Linux indicator                              0940                            
- Global Mirror indicator                      0950                            
- 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 attachment indicator                0964                            
- VMware VAAI indicator                        0965                            
 
Power:
- Remote power control                         1000                            
- Battery assembly                             1051                                
- Extended PLD                                 1055                            
 
Single phase line cords:
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 60A, 3-pin connector     1061                            
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 63A, no connector        1068                            
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V, 60A, 3-pin connector 1072                            
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V, 63A, no connector    1073                            
 
Three phase line cords:
- Three phase wye, 380-440V, 32A, no connector 1081                            
- Three phase delta, 200-240V, 60A, 4-pin      1082                            
   connector
- Top exit three phase wye, 380-440V, 32A, no  1083                            
   connector
- Top exit three phase delta, 200-240V, 60A,   1084                            
   4-pin connector
 
Special tool:
- Universal ladder                             1101                            
 
Management console:
- Mgmt console - English laptop internal       1120                                
- Mgmt console - English laptop external       1130                                
 
External management console - line cords:
- MC line cord standard rack                   1170                            
- MC line cord group 1                         1171                            
- MC line cord group 2                         1172                            
 
Disk drive enclosures:
- HD disk enclosure pair                       1241                            
- HD STD enclosure indicator                   1242                            
- 3.5" disk enclosure indicator                1244                            
- 400 GB SSD enclosure indicator               1245                            
 
Disk drive cables:
- HD disk drive cable group 1                  1246                            
 
I/O enclosure pair PCIe                        1301                                
 
I/O cables:
- PCIe cable group 1                           1320                            
- PCIe cable group 2                           1321                            
 
Top exit bracket:
- Top exit bracket for Fibre cable             1400                            
 
Fibre Channel/FICON cables:
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC)                       1410                            
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)                    1411                            
- 50 um Fibre cable (jumper)                   1412                            
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC)                        1420                            
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)                     1421                            
- 9 um Fibre cable (jumper)                    1422                            
 
DS8000 Licensed Machine Code:
- DS8000 LMC R7.0                              1731                            
 
Encryption support:
- Encrypted drive set activation indicator     1750                            
- Encrypted drive deactivation indicator       1754                            
- TKLM isolated key server                     1760                                
 
Earthquake kit                                 1906                                
 
Hardware installation MES                      1999                            
 
Disk enclosure filler sets:
- 3.5" disk enclosure filler set               2997                            
- Disk enclosure half filler set               2998                            
- Disk enclosure filler set                    2999                            
 
Device adapter:
- Device adapter pair I                        3053                            
 
Host adapters:
- 8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe        3153                                
- 8 Gb 8 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe        3157                                
- 8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe        3253                                
- 8 Gb 8 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe        3257                                
 
Processor memory:
- 16 GB Processor memory (2-core BC only)      4311                                
- 32 GB Processor memory (2-core BC only)      4312                                
- 64 GB Processor memory (4-core only)         4313                                
- 128 GB Processor memory (8-core only)        4314                                
- 256 GB Processor memory (8-core only)        4315                                
- 512 GB Processor memory (16-core only)       4316                                
- 1 TB Processor memory (16-core only)         4317                                
 
Processor License feature indicators:
- 2-core Processor indicator                   4401                            
- 4-core Processor indicator                   4402                                
- 8-core Processor indicator                   4403                                
- 16-core Processor indicator                  4404                                
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE drive set                     5108                                
- 300 GB 15k FDE drive set                     5308                                
- 600 GB 10k FDE drive set                     5708                                
- 900 GB 10k FDE drive set                     5758                                
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE half drive set                 5858                                
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set                 5209                                
- 300 GB 15K FDE CoD drive set                 5309                                
- 600 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set                 5709                                
- 900 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set                 5759                                
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE CoD half drive set             5859                                
 
Encryption SSD half drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE half drive set                6156                                
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE drive set                     6158                                
 
Function Authorization indicators:
- OEL - inactive                               7030                            
- OEL - 1 TB unit                              7031                            
- OEL - 5 TB unit                              7032                            
- OEL - 10 TB unit                             7033                            
- OEL - 25 TB unit                             7034                            
- OEL - 50 TB unit                             7035                            
- OEL - 100 TB unit                            7040                            
- OEL - 200 TB unit                            7045                            
 
- OEL - Value Unit inactive                    7050                            
- OEL - 1 Value Unit                           7051                            
- OEL - 5 Value Unit                           7052                            
- OEL - 10 Value Unit                          7053                            
- OEL - 25 Value Unit                          7054                            
- OEL - 50 Value Unit                          7055                            
- OEL - 100 Value Unit                         7060                            
- OEL - 200 Value Unit                         7065                            
 
- Thin Provisioning indicator                  7071                                
- DB protection indicator                      7080                                
- 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              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                                
 
IGF transaction:
- IGF transaction indicator                    7999                            
 
                                                     
                                Machine        Feature 
Description                     type    Model  number  

System Storage DS8870           2421    96E                                        
 Expansion Unit
 
Model 9xE merge indicators:
- 9xE factory merge                            0001                          
- 9xE field merge                              0002                          
 
DoD indicator                                  0020                          
 
JEMT indicator                                 0021                          
 
Shipping weight reduction                      0200                          
 
Model 9xE position indicators:
- 961 - 96E position 1                         0361                            
- 961 - 96E position 2                         0362                            
- 961 - 96E position 3                         0363                            

Initial system capacity:
- Up to 2.0 TB capacity                        0800                          
- 2.1 to 5.0 TB capacity                       0802                          
- 5.1 to 10.0 TB capacity                      0805                          
- 10.1 to 25.0 TB capacity                     0810                          
- 25.1 to 50.0 TB capacity                     0815                          
- 50.1 to 75.0 TB capacity                     0820                          
- 75.1 to 100.0 TB capacity                    0825                          
- 100.1 to 150.0 TB capacity                   0830                          
- 150.1 to 200.0 TB capacity                   0835                          
- 200.1 to 250.0 TB capacity                   0840                          
- 250.1 to 300.0 TB capacity                   0845                          
- 300.0 to 350.0 TB capacity                   0850                          
- 350.1 to 400.0 TB capacity                   0855                          
- 400.1 to 450.0 TB capacity                   0860                          
- 450.1 to 500.0 TB capacity                   0865                          
- 500.1 to 550.0 TB capacity                   0870                          
- 550.1 to 600.0 TB capacity                   0871                          
- 600.1 to 700.0 TB capacity                   0872                          
- 700.1 to 800.0 TB capacity                   0873                          
- 800.1 to 900.0 TB capacity                   0874                          
- 900.1 to 1000.0 TB capacity                  0875                          
- 1000.1 to 1100.0 TB capacity                 0876                          
- 1100.1 to 1200.0 TB capacity                 0877                          
- 1200.1 to 1300.0 TB capacity                 0878                          
- 1300.1 to 1400.0 TB capacity                 0879                          
- 1400.1 to 1500.0 TB capacity                 0880                          
- 1500.1 to 1600.0 TB capacity                 0881                          
- 1600.1 to 1700.0 TB capacity                 0882                          
- 1700.1 to 1800.0 TB capacity                 0883                          
- 1800.1 to 1900.0 TB capacity                 0884                          
- 1900.1 to 2000.0 TB capacity                 0885                          
- 2000.1 to 2200.0 TB capacity                 0886                          
- 2200.1 to 2400.0 TB capacity                 0887                          
- 2400.1 to 2600.0 TB capacity                 0888                          
- 2600.1 to 2800.0 TB capacity                 0889                          
- 2800.1 to 3000.0 TB capacity                 0890                          
 
Attachment 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 B/C 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 attachment indicator                0964                            
- VMware VAAI indicator                        0965                            
 
Power:
- Battery assembly                             1051                                
- Extended PLD                                 1055                            
 
Single phase line cords:
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 60A, 3-pin connector     1061                            
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 63A, no connector        1068                            
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V, 60A, 3-pin connector 1072                            
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V, 63A, no connector    1073                            
 
Three phase line cords:
- Three phase wye, 380-440V, 32A, no connector 1081                            
- Three phase delta, 200-240V, 60A, 4-pin      1082                            
   connector
- Top exit three phase wye, 380-440V, 32A, no  1083                            
   connector
- Top exit three phase delta, 200-240V, 60A,   1084                            
   4-pin connector
 
Disk drive enclosures:
- HD disk enclosure pair                       1241                            
- HD STD enclosure indicator                   1242                            
- 3.5" disk enclosure indicator                1244                            
- 400 GB SSD enclosure indicator               1245                            
 
Disk drive cables:
- HD disk drive cable group 2                  1247                            
- HD disk drive cable group 4                  1248                            
- HD disk drive cable group 5                  1249                            
 
I/O enclosure pair PCIe                        1301                                
 
I/O cables:
- PCIe cable group 3                           1322                            
 
Top exit bracket:
- Top exit bracket for Fibre cable             1400                            
 
Fibre Channel/FICON cables:
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC)                       1410                            
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)                    1411                            
- 50 um Fibre cable (jumper)                   1412                            
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC)                        1420                            
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)                     1421                            
- 9 um Fibre cable (jumper)                    1422                            
 
DS8000 Licensed Machine Code:
- DS8000 LMC R7.0 indicator                    1831                            
 
Earthquake kit                                 1906                                
 
Hardware installation MES                      1999                            
 
Disk enclosure filler sets:
- 3.5" disk enclosure filler set               2997                            
- Disk enclosure half filler set               2998                            
- Disk enclosure filler set                    2999                            
 
Device adapters:
- Device adapter pair I                        3053                            
 
Host adapters:
- 8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe        3153                                
- 8 Gb 8 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe        3157                                
- 8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe        3253                                
- 8 Gb 8 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe        3257                                
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE drive set                     5108                                
- 300 GB 15k FDE drive set                     5308                                
- 600 GB 10k FDE drive set                     5708                                
- 900 GB 10k FDE drive set                     5758                                
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE half drive set                 5858                                
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set                 5209                                
- 300 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set                 5309                                
- 600 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set                 5709                                
- 900 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set                 5759                                
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE CoD half drive set             5859                                
 
Encryption SSD half drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE half drive set                6156                                
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE drive set                     6158                                
 
NC = No Charge

ServiceSuite® and ServiceElect (Formerly ESA) Maintenance

                                       Machine        Feature  
Description                            type    Model  number   

System Storage DS8870                  2421    961                    
 
Power:
- Battery assembly                                    1051            
 
Management Console:
- Mgmt console - English laptop internal              1120            
- Mgmt console - English laptop external              1130            
 
I/O enclosure pair PCIe                               1301            
 
Encryption support:
- TKLM isolated key server                            1760            
 
Earthquake kit                                        1906            
 
Host adapters:
- 8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe               3153            
- 8 Gb 8 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe               3157            
- 8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe               3253            
- 8 Gb 8 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe               3257            
 
Processor memory:
- 16 GB Processor memory (2-core BC only)             4311            
- 32 GB Processor memory (2-core BC only)             4312            
- 64 GB Processor memory (4-core only)                4313            
- 128 GB Processor memory (8-core only)               4314            
- 256 GB Processor memory (8-core only)               4315            
- 512 GB Processor memory (16-core only)              4316            
- 1 TB Processor memory (16-core only)                4317            
 
Processor License feature indicators:
- 4-core Processor indicator                          4402            
- 8-core Processor indicator                          4403            
- 16-core Processor indicator                         4404            
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE drive set                            5108            
- 300 GB 15k FDE drive set                            5308            
- 600 GB 10k FDE drive set                            5708            
- 900 GB 10k FDE drive set                            5758            
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE half drive set                        5858            
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set                        5209            
- 300 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set                        5309            
- 600 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set                        5709            
- 900 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set                        5759            
- 3 TB 7.2K FDE CoD half drive set                    5859            
 
Encryption SSD half drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE half drive set                       6156            
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE drive set                            6158            
 
Function Authorization indicators:
- Thin Provisioning indicator                         7071            
- DB protection indicator                             7080            
- FICON indicator                                     7091            
- zHPF indicator                                      7092            
 
- 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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            
 
                                                               
                                       Machine        Feature 
Description                            type    Model  number  

System Storage DS8870                  2421    96E                    
 Expansion Unit
 
Power:
- Battery assembly                                    1051            
 
I/O enclosure pair PCIe                               1301            
 
Earthquake kit                                        1906            
 
Host adapters:
- 8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe               3153            
- 8 Gb 8 port SW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe               3157            
- 8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe               3253            
- 8 Gb 8 port LW FCP/FICON adapter PCIe               3257            
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE drive set                            5108            
- 300 GB 15k FDE drive set                            5308            
- 600 GB 10k FDE drive set                            5708            
- 900 GB 10k FDE drive set                            5758            
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE half drive set                        5858            
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set                        5209            
- 300 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set                        5309            
- 600 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set                        5709            
- 900 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set                        5759            
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE CoD half drive set                    5859            
 
Encryption SSD half drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE half drive set                       6156            
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE drive set                            6158            
 
 
Feature Change Options
 
                            Feature Install*   Feature    Feature  Feature
Description                 number  type       Conversion Exchange Remove

Model 9xE merge indicators:
- 9xE factory merge         0001    Plant only  No        No       No
- 9xE field merge           0002    Plant only  No        No       No
 
DoD indicator               0020    Plant only  No        No       No
 
JEMT indicator              0021    Plant only  No        No       No
 
Generic cover and packaging 0168    Plant only  No        No       No
 
Shipping weight reduction   0200    Plant only  No        No       No
 
Model 9xE position indicators:
- 961 - 96E position 1      0361    Both        No        No       Yes
- 961 - 96E position 2      0362    Both        No        No       Yes
- 961 - 96E position 3      0363    Both        No        No       Yes

Licensed Function indicators:
- OEL indicator             0700    Both        No        No       Yes
- FICON attach indicator    0703    Both        No        No       Yes
- Thin Provisioning         0707    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- DB protection indicator   0708    Both        No        No       Yes
- High Performance FICON    0709    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- Easy Tier indicator       0713    Both        No        No       Yes
- z/OS Distributed Data     0714    Both        No        No       Yes
   Backup indicator
- PTC indicator             0720    Both        No        No       Yes
- SE indicator              0730    Both        No        No       Yes
- MGM indicator             0742    Both        No        No       Yes
- MM indicator              0744    Both        No        No       Yes
- GM indicator              0746    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ indicator             0760    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ resync indicator      0763    Both        No        No       Yes
- PAV indicator             0780    Both        No        No       Yes
- HyperPAV indicator        0782    Both        No        No       Yes
- I/O Priority Manager      0784    Both        No        No       Yes
 
Initial system capacity:
- Up to 2.0 TB capacity     0800    Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 2.1 to 5.0 TB capacity    0802    Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 5.1 to 10.0 TB capacity   0805    Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 10.1 to 25.0 TB capacity  0810    Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 25.1 to 50.0 TB capacity  0815    Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 50.1 to 75.0 TB capacity  0820    Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 75.1 to 100.0 TB capacity  0825   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 100.1 to 150.0 TB capacity 0830   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 150.1 to 200.0 TB capacity 0835   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 200.1 to 250.0 TB capacity 0840   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 250.1 to 300.0 TB capacity 0845   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 300.1 to 350.0 TB capacity 0850   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 350.1 to 400.0 TB capacity 0855   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 400.1 to 450.0 TB capacity 0860   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 450.1 to 500.0 TB capacity 0865   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 500.1 to 550.0 TB capacity 0870   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 550.1 to 600.0 TB capacity 0871   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 600.1 to 700.0 TB capacity 0872   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 700.1 to 800.0 TB capacity 0873   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 800.1 to 900.0 TB capacity 0874   Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 900.1 to 1000.0 TB capacity 0875  Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1000.1 to 1100.0 TB capacity 0876 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1100.1 to 1200.0 TB capacity 0877 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1200.1 to 1300.0 TB capacity 0878 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1300.1 to 1400.0 TB capacity 0879 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1400.1 to 1500.0 TB capacity 0880 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1500.1 to 1600.0 TB capacity 0881 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1600.1 to 1700.0 TB capacity 0882 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1700.1 to 1800.0 TB capacity 0883 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1800.1 to 1900.0 TB capacity 0884 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 1900.1 to 2000.0 TB capacity 0885 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 2000.1 to 2200.0 TB capacity 0886 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 2200.1 to 2400.0 TB capacity 0887 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 2400.1 to 2600.0 TB capacity 0888 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 2600.1 to 2800.0 TB capacity 0889 Plant only  No        No       Yes
- 2800.1 to 3000.0 TB capacity 0890 Plant only  No        No       Yes
 
Standby CoD indicators:
- Non-Standby CoD           0900    Both        No        No       Yes
- Standby CoD indicator     0901    Both        No        No       Yes
- Standby CoD indicator     0902    Plant only  No        No       Yes
- Standby CoD indicator     0903    Plant only  No        No       Yes
- Standby CoD indicator     0904    Both        No        No       Yes
 
Attachment indicators:
- IBM/Openwave Alliance     0930    Both        No        No       No
   indicator
- IBM System i indicator    0931    Both        No        No       No
- IBM System p indicator    0932    Both        No        No       No
- IBM System x indicator    0933    Both        No        No       No
- IBM System z indicator    0934    Both        No        No       No
- IBM System z B/C          0935    Both        No        No       No
   indicator
- Linux indicator           0940    Both        No        No       No
- Global Mirror indicator   0950    Both        No        No       No
- IBM System Storage        0960    Both        No        No       No
   ProtecTIER indicator
- IBM Storwize V7000        0961    Both        No        No       No
   indicator
- IBM System Storage        0962    Both        No        No       No
   N series indicator
- IBM System Storage SAN    0963    Both        No        No       No
   Volume Controller indicator
- IBM/EPIC attachment       0964    Both        No        No       No
   indicator
- VMware VAAI indicator     0965    Both        No        No       No
 
Power:
- Remote power control      1000    Both        No        No       No
- Battery assembly          1051    Both        No        No       No
- Extended PLD              1055    Both        No        No       No
 
Single phase line cords:
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 60A,  1061    Both        No        No       No
   3-pin connector
- SPP cord, 200-240V, 63A,  1068    Both        No        No       No
   no connector
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V,   1072    Both        No        No       No
   60A, 3-pin connector
- Top exit SPP, 200-240V,   1073    Both        No        No       No
   63A, no connector
 
Three phase line cords:
- Three phase wye, 380-440V,   1081 Both        No        No       No
   32A, no connector
- Three phase delta, 200-240V, 1082 Both        No        No       No
   60A, 4-pin connector
- Top exit three phase wye,    1083 Both        No        No       No
   380-440V, 32A, no connector
- Top exit three phase delta,  1084 Both        No        No       No
   200-240V, 60A, 4-pin connector
 
Special tool:
- Universal ladder          1101    Both        No        No       No
 
Management console:
- Mgmt console - English    1120    Plant only  No        No       No
   laptop internal
- Mgmt console - English    1130    Both        No        No       No
   laptop external
 
External management console - line cords:
- MC line cord standard rack 1170   Both        No        No       No
- MC line cord group 1       1171   Both        No        No       No
- MC line cord group 2       1172   Both        No        No       No
 
Disk drive enclosures:
- HD disk enclosure pair     1241   Both        No        No       No
- HD STD enclosure indicator 1242   Both        No        No       No
- 3.5" disk enclosure        1244   Both        No        No       No
   indicator
- 400 GB SSD enclosure       1245   Both        No        No       No
   indicator
 
Disk drive cables:
- HD disk drive cable group 1  1246 Plant only  No        No       No
- HD disk drive cable group 2  1247 Both        No        No       Yes
- HD disk drive cable group 4  1248 Both        No        No       Yes
- HD disk drive cable group 5  1249 Both        No        No       Yes
 
I/O enclosure pair PCIe     1301    Both        No        No       No
 
I/O cables:
- PCIe cable group 1        1320    Both        Yes       No       No
- PCIe cable group 2        1321    Both        No        No       No
- PCIe cable group 3        1322    Both        No        No       No
 
Top exit bracket:
- Top exit bracket for      1400    Both        No        No       No
   Fibre cable
 
Fibre Channel/FICON cables:
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC)     1410   Both        No        No       No
- 50 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)  1411   Both        No        No       No
- 50 um Fibre cable (jumper) 1412   Both        No        No       No
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC)      1420   Both        No        No       No
- 9 um Fibre cable (LC/SC)   1421   Both        No        No       No
- 9 um Fibre cable (jumper)  1422   Both        No        No       No
 
DS8000 Licensed Machine Code:
- DS8000 LMC R7.0            1731   Both        No        No       Yes
 
Encryption support:
- Encrypted drive set         1750  Both        No        No       Yes
   activation indicator
- Encrypted drive             1754  Both        No        No       Yes
   deactivation indicator
- TKLM isolated key server    1760  Both        No        No       Yes
 
DS8000 Licensed Machine Code:
- DS8000 LMC R7.0 indicator 1831    Both        No        No       Yes
 
Earthquake kit              1906    Both        No        No       Yes
 
Hardware installation MES   1999    Field only  No        No       No
 
Disk enclosure filler sets:
- 3.5" disk enclosure       2997    Both        No        No       Yes
   filler set
- Disk enclosure half       2998    Both        No        No       Yes
   filler set
- Disk enclosure filler set 2999    Both        No        No       Yes
 
Device adapters:
- Device adapter pair I     3053    Both        No        No       No
 
Host adapters:
- 8 Gb 4 port SW FCP/FICON  3153    Both        Yes       No       No
   adapter PCIe
- 8 Gb 8 port SW FCP/FICON  3157    Both        Yes       No       No
   adapter PCIe
- 8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON  3253    Both        Yes       No       No
   adapter PCIe
- 8 Gb 4 port LW FCP/FICON  3257    Both        Yes       No       No
   adapter PCIe
 
Processor memory:
- 16 GB Processor memory    4311    Both        Yes       No       No
   (2-core BC only)
- 32 GB Processor memory    4312    Both        Yes       No       No
   (2-core BC only)
- 64 GB Processor memory    4313    Both        Yes       No       No
   (4-core only)
- 128 GB Processor memory   4314    Both        Yes       No       No
   (8-core only)
- 256 GB Processor memory   4315    Both        Yes       No       No
   (8-core only)
- 512 GB Processor memory   4316    Both        Yes       No       No
   (16-core only)
- 1 TB Processor memory     4317    Both        Yes       No       No
   (16-core only)
 
Processor License feature indicators:
- 2-core Processor indicator  4401  Both        No        No       Yes
- 4-core Processor indicator  4402  Both        No        No       Yes
- 8-core Processor indicator  4403  Both        No        No       Yes
- 16-core Processor indicator 4404  Both        No        No       Yes
 
Encryption disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE drive set  5108    Both        Yes       Yes      No
- 300 GB 15k FDE drive set  5308    Both        Yes       Yes      No
- 600 GB 10k FDE drive set  5708    Both        Yes       Yes      No
- 900 GB 10k FDE drive set  5758    Both        Yes       Yes      No
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE half drive  5858    Both        Yes       Yes      No
   set
 
Encryption Standby CoD disk drive sets:
- 146 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set 5209 Both        Yes       Yes      No
- 300 GB 15k FDE CoD drive set 5309 Both        Yes       Yes      No
- 600 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set 5709 Both        Yes       Yes      No
- 900 GB 10k FDE CoD drive set 5759 Both        Yes       Yes      No
- 3 TB 7.2k FDE CoD half drive 5859 Both        Yes       Yes      No
   set
 
Encryption SSD half drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE half drive 6156    Both        Yes       Yes      No
   set
 
Encryption SSD drive sets:
- 400 GB SSD FDE drive set  6158    Both        Yes       Yes      No
 
Function Authorization indicators:
- OEL - inactive            7030    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 1 TB unit           7031    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 5 TB unit           7032    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 10 TB unit          7033    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 25 TB unit          7034    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 50 TB unit          7035    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 100 TB unit         7040    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 200 TB unit         7045    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - Value Unit inactive 7050    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 1 Value Unit        7051    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 5 Value Unit        7052    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 10 Value Unit       7053    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 25 Value Unit       7054    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 50 Value Unit       7055    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 100 Value Unit      7060    Both        No        No       Yes
- OEL - 200 Value Unit      7065    Both        No        No       Yes
 
- Thin Provisioning         7071    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- DB protection indicator   7080    Both        No        No       Yes
- Easy Tier indicator       7083    Both        No        No       Yes
- FICON indicator           7091    Both        No        No       Yes
- zHPF indicator            7092    Both        No        No       Yes
- z/OS Distributed Data     7094    Both        No        No       Yes
   Backup indicator
 
- PTC - inactive indicator  7250    Both        No        No       Yes
- PTC - 1 TB indicator      7251    Both        No        No       Yes
- PTC - 5 TB indicator      7252    Both        No        No       Yes
- PTC - 10 TB indicator     7253    Both        No        No       Yes
- PTC - 25 TB indicator     7254    Both        No        No       Yes
- PTC - 50 TB indicator     7255    Both        No        No       Yes
- PTC - 100 TB indicator    7260    Both        No        No       Yes
 
- SE - inactive indicator   7350    Both        No        No       Yes
- SE - 1 TB indicator       7351    Both        No        No       Yes
- SE - 5 TB indicator       7352    Both        No        No       Yes
- SE - 10 TB indicator      7353    Both        No        No       Yes
- SE - 25 TB indicator      7354    Both        No        No       Yes
- SE - 50 TB indicator      7355    Both        No        No       Yes
- SE - 100 TB indicator     7360    Both        No        No       Yes
 
- MGM - inactive indicator  7480    Both        No        No       Yes
- MGM - 1 TB indicator      7481    Both        No        No       Yes
- MGM - 5 TB indicator      7482    Both        No        No       Yes
- MGM - 10 TB indicator     7483    Both        No        No       Yes
- MGM - 25 TB indicator     7484    Both        No        No       Yes
- MGM - 50 TB indicator     7485    Both        No        No       Yes
- MGM - 100 TB indicator    7490    Both        No        No       Yes
 
- MM - inactive indicator   7500    Both        No        No       Yes
- MM - 1 TB indicator       7501    Both        No        No       Yes
- MM - 5 TB indicator       7502    Both        No        No       Yes
- MM - 10 TB indicator      7503    Both        No        No       Yes
- MM - 25 TB indicator      7504    Both        No        No       Yes
- MM - 50 TB indicator      7505    Both        No        No       Yes
- MM - 100 TB indicator     7510    Both        No        No       Yes
 
- GM - inactive indicator   7520    Both        No        No       Yes
- GM - 1 TB indicator       7521    Both        No        No       Yes
- GM - 5 TB indicator       7522    Both        No        No       Yes
- GM - 10 TB indicator      7523    Both        No        No       Yes
- GM - 25 TB indicator      7524    Both        No        No       Yes
- GM - 50 TB indicator      7525    Both        No        No       Yes
- GM - 100 TB indicator     7530    Both        No        No       Yes
 
- RMZ - inactive indicator  7650    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ - 1 TB indicator      7651    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ - 5 TB indicator      7652    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ - 10 TB indicator     7653    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ - 25 TB indicator     7654    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ - 50 TB indicator     7655    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ - 100 TB indicator    7660    Both        No        No       Yes
- RMZ resync - inactive     7680    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- RMZ resync - 1 TB         7681    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- RMZ resync - 5 TB         7682    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- RMZ resync - 10 TB        7683    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- RMZ resync - 25 TB        7684    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- RMZ resync - 50 TB        7685    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- RMZ resync - 100 TB       7690    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
 
- PAV - inactive            7820    Both        No        No       Yes
   indicator
- PAV - 1 TB indicator      7821    Both        No        No       Yes
- PAV - 5 TB indicator      7822    Both        No        No       Yes
- PAV - 10 TB indicator     7823    Both        No        No       Yes
- PAV - 25 TB indicator     7824    Both        No        No       Yes
- PAV - 50 TB indicator     7825    Both        No        No       Yes
- PAV - 100 TB indicator    7830    Both        No        No       Yes
 
- I/O Priority Manager      7840    Both        No        No       Yes
   - inactive
- I/O Priority Manager      7841    Both        No        No       Yes
   - 1 TB indicator
- I/O Priority Manager      7842    Both        No        No       Yes
   - 5 TB indicator
- I/O Priority Manager      7843    Both        No        No       Yes
   - 10 TB indicator
- I/O Priority Manager      7844    Both        No        No       Yes
   - 25 TB indicator
- I/O Priority Manager      7845    Both        No        No       Yes
   - 50 TB indicator
- I/O Priority Manager      7850    Both        No        No       Yes
   - 100 TB indicator
 
- HyperPAV indicator        7899    Both        No        No       Yes
 
IGF transaction:
- IGF transaction indicator 7999    Field only  No        No       Yes
 
* Install type of Both designates plant and field install.
  The feature change options define the approach by which the
  feature number is removed from the machine and/or IBM
  machine-level inventory records.

ServicePac prices

For ServiceElect (ESA) maintenance service charges, contact IBM Global Services at 888-IBM-4343 (426-4343).

Feature conversion purchase price
Machine Type 2421 Model 961
 
Feature     Returned                            Continuous  
From  To    Parts *   Description               Maintenance 

1320  1321    Yes     I/O cable conversion      Yes         
 
 
Feature     Returned                            Continuous  
From  To    Parts *   Description               Maintenance 

3153  3157    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3153  3253    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3153  3257    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
 
3157  3153    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3157  3253    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3157  3257    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
 
3253  3153    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3253  3157    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3253  3257    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
 
3257  3153    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3257  3157    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3257  3253    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
 
 
Feature     Returned                            Continuous  
From  To    Parts *   Description               Maintenance 

4311  4312    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4311  4313    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4311  4314    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4311  4315    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4311  4316    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4311  4317    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
 
4312  4313    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4312  4314    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4312  4315    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4312  4316    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4312  4317    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
 
4313  4314    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4313  4315    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4313  4316    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4313  4317    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
 
4314  4315    No      Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4314  4316    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4314  4317    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
 
4315  4316    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
4315  4317    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
 
4316  4317    Yes     Processor memory          Yes                
                       conversion
 
 
Feature     Returned                            Continuous  
From  To    Parts *   Description               Maintenance 

4401  4402    No      Processor License         Yes                
                       feature conversion
4401  4403    No      Processor License         Yes                
                       feature conversion
4401  4404    No      Processor License         Yes                
                       feature conversion
 
4402  4403    No      Processor License         Yes                
                       feature conversion
4402  4404    No      Processor License         Yes                
                       feature conversion
 
4403  4404    No      Processor License         Yes                
                       feature conversion
 
Feature     Returned                            Continuous  
From  To    Parts *   Description               Maintenance 

5108  5308    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
5108  5708    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
5108  5758    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
 
5308  5708    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
5308  5758    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
 
5708  5758    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
 
5209  5108    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
5309  5308    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
5709  5708    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
5759  5758    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
5859  5858    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
 
Machine Type 2421 Model 96E
 
Feature     Returned                            Continuous  
From  To    Parts *   Description               Maintenance 

3153  3157    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3153  3253    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3153  3257    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
 
3157  3153    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3157  3253    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3157  3257    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
 
3253  3153    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3253  3157    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3253  3257    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
 
3257  3153    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3257  3157    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
3257  3253    Yes     Host adapter              Yes                
                       conversion
 
 
Feature     Returned                            Continuous  
From  To    Parts *   Description               Maintenance

5108  5308    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
5108  5708    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
5108  5758    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
 
5308  5708    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
5308  5758    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
 
5708  5758    Yes     Encryption disk drive     Yes                
                       set conversion
 
5209  5108    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
5309  5308    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
5709  5708    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
5759  5758    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
5859  5858    No      Encryption CoD disk       Yes                
                       drive conversion
 
 
Feature     Returned                            Continuous  
From  To    Parts *   Description               Maintenance 

6156  6158    No      Encryption SSD drive      Yes                
                       conversion
 

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