Family 9406+03 IBM AS/400e server 170

IBM Asia Pacific Sales Manual
Revised:  February 21, 2012.

Table of contents
TOC Link Product Life Cycle Dates TOC Link Technical Description
TOC Link Abstract TOC Link Publications
TOC Link Highlights TOC Link Features
TOC Link Description TOC Link Accessories
TOC Link Product Positioning TOC Link Machine Elements
TOC Link Models TOC Link Supplies

 
Product Life Cycle Dates
Type Model Announced Available Marketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
9406-170 1998/02/101998/02/27 2001/05/31 -

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Abstract

The IBM 9406 AS/400e is an e-server 170 that delivers outstanding price and performance.

Model Abstract 9406-170

The IBM 9406 e-server 170 has many growth options. The e-server 170 is ideal if you want dedicated servers to run Domino, conduct e-commerce, or to develop new Java applications or other high-demand client/server applications. Also, interactive performance is increased significantly over many previous models, making it an excellent replacement solution for running existing line-of-business applications.

The Model 170 offers a mix of server performance for the client/server applications, as well as interactive performance required by the thousands of applications that have been developed for the AS/400.

The AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino exploits AS/400 system resources to deliver performance for Lotus Domino(TM) workloads. AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino is particularly effective when combined with the partitioning capabilities of Domino Enterprise Server(TM) to allow multiple Lotus Domino workloads (e.g., mail and applications) on a single physical server.

It adds up to AS/400 e-server 170 -- an ideal choice for small businesses or distributed commercial environments that want to transform isolated PC users into well-connected work groups with access to common applications and shared databases.
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Highlights

AS/400 e-server 170...big business technology, small business cost

  • High-performance e-server
  • Integration with the Web
  • Small footprint
  • Customer-install system and features (excluding processors and the System Expansion Unit)
  • AS/400 CPM/UPS (Uninterruptible Power System) for integrated power management
  • Operations Console for cost-effective central control
  • EZ-Setup: Out of the box and into operation...fast
  • Optional concurrent DASD maintenance
  • Growth within model...interactive and client/server
  • Solution Developer software preload options
  • Dedicated Server for Domino, tuned specifically for Domino workloads
  • Up to 30 communication lines now supported
  • Up to seven LAN ports now supported
  • Encryption feature with more secure key storage capability

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Description

Base System

The base configuration of the e-server 170 offers performance and capabilities suited for many growing businesses. Among the components in the base system are:

  • System processor

  • 4.19GB 3 1/2-inch disk unit or optional 8.58GB or 17.54GB disk units with 10,000 rpm performance

  • Multi-Function I/O Processor provides support for disk storage, internal tape, CD-ROM, a system display console, and communication lines

  • One workstation adapter may be included in the base system at no additional charge

  • Communications adapter for Electronic Customer Support (ECS) (attachment cable must be ordered.)

  • One Ethernet or token-ring LAN adapter may be included in the base system at no additional charge

  • CD-ROM drive for software loading

Operations Console

The AS/400 supports a new directly-attached, full-function 5250 PC console that includes a graphical control panel application. The user interface of the control panel application resembles its hardware counterpart. The console and control panel applications can be used together or separately, but each requires its own direct cable attachment to an AS/400 system. Each cable must be purchased separately from IBM for the AS/400 model being used. Both cables are only available in a single length of six meters.

The direct-attach console can also serve as a gateway for a dial-in remote console. The remote console can also be configured to run the 5250 emulator application and/or the graphical control panel application. Both applications enable you to perform the majority of system operations tasks, for example back-up and recovery, with the AS/400 systems and the operations staff in physically separate locations. The connection between the remote and direct-attach console uses Windows dial-up networking point-to-point protocol (PPP) with the direct-attach console employing Windows NT Remote Access Service (RAS) for access.

The applications are included on the Operations Navigator CD-ROM shipped with OS/400. They are installed and used from PCs with Windows NT Workstation 4.0 (required for the direct-attach console when it serves as a remote console gateway) when remote PC access is desired or Windows 9X operating systems. The operations console application requires the appropriate operations console cable, based on the AS/400 model on which it will be used. The remote control panel application requires a remote control panel cable, also based on the AS/400 model. OS/400 V4R3, or later, is always required for direct/remote 5250 console attachment, however the control panel application will function as a stand-alone application with any AS/400 Advanced Series or e-Series system.

EZ-Setup

EZ-Setup, first offered in V4R3, simplifies AS/400 setup with a browser-like GUI and an easy-to-follow sequence of dialogs on your PC attached to an AS/400 using the Operations Console cable. The dialogs step you through the setup process and minimize decisions where possible. After you have completed your initial setup, you can continue with the Next Step or launch Operations Navigator. The Next Step resides on the same CD-ROM as EZ-Setup. EZ-Setup is delivered on a CD shipped with the AS/400 system hardware. The code runs on a PC under Windows 95/98/NT 4.0/2000 and requires the Operations Console cable connected to the host AS/400.

There are two components to EZ-Setup.

  1. EZ-Setup Wizard
  2. The Next Step

EZ-Setup Wizard reduces the number of decisions needed during setup and reduces the amount of installation information required by the user. The interface is all graphical -- no green screens. EZ-Setup Wizard helps the user perform these tasks:

  • Installs Client Access express and the components of Operations Navigator needed by EZ-Setup

  • Sets system name, date, time and security values

  • Creates security officer and system operator profiles

  • Defines LAN connection for either Token-Ring, Ethernet, or IPCS adapter

  • Starts TCP/IP and selected servers

  • Creates internet shortcuts on the desktop for Technical Studio, AS/400 Technical Support, AS/400 Information Center, AS/400 Client Access

  • Installs Netscape Navigator Browser, if needed

  • Installs all components of Operations Navigator

  • Sets up the Operations Console so that it is ready to use when EZ-Setup completes

  • Performs initial NetServer configuration for Client Access, includes starting TCP/IP and setting the System and Domain names for NetServer

  • Gives the user the option, via a radio button, to launch Operations Navigator - the premier graphical interface to the AS/400

  • Creates an Internet shortcut on the desktop for Client Access

  • Provides a path for upgrading from a twinaxial console to an Operations Console

The Next Step is a set of HTML pages the user reads before performing the task. Topics include:

  • Exploring Operations Navigator
  • Setup Printing
  • Creating User Profiles
  • Installing Additional Software
  • Defining System Cleanup Options
  • Creating a System Backup, and more

Refer to OS/400 V4R5 sales pages for more information.

AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino

Multiple processor features are available on the AS/400e server Dedicated Server for Domino. Because the AS/400e server 170 is used as the base model, the AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino can be fully configured with all the same expandability currently available on the AS/400e server 170.

The AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino base unit contains a PCI RAID disk unit controller that allows the attachment of up to 10 disk units before additional disk controller features are required.

The AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino exploits AS/400 system resources to deliver performance for Lotus Domino workloads. The AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino is particularly effective when combined with the partitioning capabilities of the Domino Enterprise Server(TM), allowing multiple Domino workloads (e.g., mail and applications) to be supported on a single physical server. The Dedicated Server for Domino is built specifically for Domino workloads.

You can take advantage of upgrade options or growth paths for the new processor features of the AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino. Vertical upgrade paths are immediately available. Start with either of the first two new Dedicated Domino Processors and move to a larger processor as you need more performance and power.

AS/400e Solutions Packaging Program

For e-server 170, you can order certain preloaded options of independent software vendors' applications with the system. A preload feature is optional.

                                  Feature
   Description                    Number
   ------------------             -------
   Preload SAP R/3                 #0400
   Preload Datatex (TIM)           #0429
   Preload SSA                     #0430
   Preload Infinium                #0435
   Preload JBA                     #0440
   Preload Acacia                  #0445
   Preload Intentia                #0460
   Preload Lilly                   #0465
   Preload IBS                     #0470
   Preload E3                      #0475
   Preload MAPICS                  #0480
   Preload Baan                    #0490
 

IBM does NOT sell solution developer software as part of the solution package. The customer purchases the solution developer software through normal solution developer channels. The preload feature code specified during the configuration process triggers a solution developer software license validation check before solution developer software is preloaded, and total solution shipment.

For questions on custom servers and/or solution developer participation, call IBM Partners in Development (PID) at 800-365-4426 (ext. 400) or 507-253-4392 (ext. 400).

Year 2000

This product is Year 2000 ready. When used in accordance with its associated documentation, it is capable of correctly processing, providing, and/or receiving date data within and between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, provided that all other products (for example, software, hardware, and firmware) used with the product properly exchange accurate date data with it.

Optional Features

To ensure that you continually get full value and productivity from your system and to address your changing business needs, a comprehensive selection of optional features is available for the e-server 170.

Feature
Number        Description
----  -------------------------------
0032  Modem
0059  Transition Data Link
0325  IPCS Extension Cables for NT
0348  V.24/EIA232 20-Ft PCI Cable
0349  V.24/EIA232 50-Ft PCI Cable
0353  V.35 20-Ft PCI Cable
0354  V.35 50-Ft PCI Cable
0355  V.35 80-Ft PCI Cable
0356  V.36 20-Ft PCI Cable
0357  V.36 50-Ft PCI Cable
0358  V.36 150-Ft PCI Cable
0359  X.21 20-Ft PCI Cable
0360  X.21 50-Ft PCI Cable
0362  20-Ft Comm Console PCI Cable
0365  V.24/EIA232 80-Ft PCI Cable
0367  Operations Console PCI Cable
0381  Remote Control Panel Cable
0400  Preload SAP R/3
0429  Preload Datatex
0430  Preload SSA
0435  Preload Infinium
0440  Preload JBA
0445  Preload Acacia
0460  Preload Intentia
0465  Preload Lilly
0470  Preload IBS
0475  Preload E3
0480  Preload MAPICS
0490  Preload Baan
2159  Model 170 Processor
2160  Model 170 Processor
2164  Model 170 Processor
2176  Model 170 Processor
2183  Model 170 Processor
2289  Model 170 Processor
2290  Model 170 Processor
2291  Model 170 Processor
2292  Model 170 Processor
2385  Model 170 Processor
2386  Model 170 Processor
2388  Model 170 Processor
2407  Dedicated Domino Processor
2408  Dedicated Domino Processor
2409  Dedicated Domino Processor(2-Way)
2718  PCI Magnetic Media Controller
2721  PCI Two-Line WAN IOA
2722  PCI Twinaxial Workstation IOA
2723  PCI Ethernet IOA
2724  PCI 16/4Mbps Token-Ring IOA
2729  PCI Magnetic Media Controller
2740  PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller
2741  PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller
2745  PCI Two-Line WAN IOA
2746  PCI Twinaxial Workstation IOA
2748  PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller
2750  PCI ISDN BRI U IOA
2751  PCI ISDN BRI S/T IOA
2761  PCI Integrated Analog Modem
2809  PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP
2811  PCI 25Mbps UTP ATM
2812  PCI 45Mbps Coax T3/DS3 ATM
2815  PCI 155Mbps UTP OC3 ATM
2816  PCI 155Mbps MMF ATM
2818  PCI 155Mbps SMF OC3 ATM
2819  PCI 34Mbps Coax E3 ATM
2824  PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP
2838  PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA
2857  PCI Integrated PC Server
2861  32MB IOP Memory
2862  128MB IOP Memory
2866  PCI Integ Netfinity Server
2867  256MB IOP Memory
3001  32MB Main Storage
3002  128MB Main Storage
3003  256MB Main Storage
3004  256MB Main Storage
4800  PCI Cryptographic Coprocessor
6381  2.5GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape
6382  4GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape
6383  16GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape
6385  13GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape
6386  25GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape
6807  4.19GB Disk Unit
6813  8.58GB Disk Unit
6817  8.58GB 10k rpm Disk Unit
6818  17.54GB 10k rpm Disk Unit
6824  17.54GB Disk Unit
6831  1.6GB Read Cache Device
7101  System Unit Expansion
7102  PCI System Expansion Unit
8813  Opt Base 8.58GB Disk Unit
8817  Opt Base 8.58GB 10k rpm Disk Unit
8818  Opt Base 17GB 10k rpm Disk
8824  Opt Base 17.54GB Disk Unit
 

AS/400 CPM/Uninterruptible Power System (UPS)

For the AS/400 e-server 170, IBM is offering an intelligent, line interactive, single phase UPS. This product was specifically designed by AS/400 Power Engineers to offer a new level of integrated power supply management. It will protect e-server 170 from any common power anomaly. Lightning strikes, causing spikes as high as 6000V, are arrested; power surges and brownouts are discretely corrected; and power failures up to fifteen minutes are protected by battery backup. In addition, an exclusive AS/400 feature, Continuously Powered Main-store (CPM), can maintain memory data for extended power outages.
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Product Positioning

The AS/400e server 170:

  • Alternative to PC servers
  • Replacement for older AS/400 and System/36 units
  • Solution for running both interactive and client/server workloads
  • Technology introduction platform (e.g., Domino, Java, Internet)
  • Development/test platform for the Year 2000
  • Department or multiples solution

AS/400e server 170 -- Entry Positioning

Multiple performance levels enable growth and help to protect your investment.

AS/400e server 170 can upgrade with larger processor features.

The Model 170 supports up to 30 communication lines or 228 twinaxial workstation attachments. It has a maximum of 10 arms of DASD attachability with a maximum of 4096 MB of main storage.

There are no upgrades into or out of the AS/400e server 170.

AS/400e server 170 -- Customer Positioning

If you have an earlier non-RISC AS/400 model with less performance than the AS/400e 170, you should evaluate this offering. If you are running "legacy green-screen" applications and envision moving to a server-oriented software package, the AS/400e server 170 provides a solution with outstanding capabilities for both environments. Especially attractive are the large number of twinaxial terminals that can be connected to the AS/400e server 170.

If you have D, E, or F models, you may find the AS/400e server 170 an attractive purchase option (upgrades are not available). It has considerably more power than many of these models (an F45's CPW rating, for example, is only 17 -- the total available for interactive and server workloads).

If you own a model E50 or larger, consider the flexibility and growth provided by the AS/400e server 720. By moving to the AS/400e 720, you can reuse existing SPD cards, external disk (if it is cost effective), and other features. You can also convert an existing #5042 expansion unit to a #5044 for use on the AS/400e 720.

If you need an application development machine, you will appreciate the "server" model performance provided by the AS/400e 170. For optimum performance, however, use PC-based application development tools (like CODE/400) in combination with the AS/400e server 170.

If you want a Year 2000 test platform, the AS/400e server 170 is very cost effective. When the project is complete, you can use it for other server functions.

If you are considering many types of server functions, the AS/400e server 170 is an ideal platform. It can be used as a secure Internet server, a small data warehouse, a Lotus Domino server, or as a server for other workload. Unlike most installations of Microsoft NT, many of these functions can be run concurrently on the same machine.

AS/400e server 170 Processor #2289 Compared to Processor #2290

Performance (measured as CPW) in the AS/400e server 170 Processor #2289 offers less overall performance than the next processor point available on the AS/400e server 170 Processor #2290.

With the #2289, you cannot attach the System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102). This limits the number of communication lines, LAN ports, twinaxial workstations, and external media that can be attached.

The #2289 is not intended for customers considering workload such as Java, Domino and other compute intensive applications. When sizing these workloads, refer to capacity planning information to select the appropriate processor.

The #2289 is priced lower than the #2290 yet still delivers performance and upgrade capabilities within the AS/400e server 170 that you need for an entry AS/400e server.

AS/400e server 170 Compared to Model 720

In terms of interactive performance (measured as interactive CPW), the AS/400e 170 does not offer optional interactive features that can deliver multiple levels of interactive CPW. Interactive capability is included as part of the base Model 170 feature processors.

From a server performance standpoint, the largest 720 has more Processor CPW. The AS/400e 720 supports existing SPD cards and some types of external disk that you may own. Software tiers are comparable. If you have a RISC-based AS/400 model, you can upgrade into the AS/400e 720. The AS/400e 720 supports larger capacities and can grow further than the Model 170.

AS/400e server 170 Compared to 7XX servers

AS/400e Server 170:

  1. Wide range of processor upgradability
  2. Packaging economies (with limits on I/O expansion)
  3. Powerful processing for application solutions

AS/400e Servers 720, 730, and 740:

  1. Model/processor upgradability (into and within)
  2. Fully expandable (including interactive features)
  3. Highly scalable processing power (completely balanced)

When The AS/400e Dedicated Server For Domino Is The Better Choice

The AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino is most appropriate for one of the following Domino solution scenarios:

  • One or more stand-alone servers to support one or more Domino applications, including:

    • E-mail

    • Calendar and scheduling

    • Web serving

    • Standard Lotus Domino template applications (discussion database, workflow, etc.) and custom developed applications written with Domino Designer which perform no external program calls, relational database access, or Java integration

  • A reliable, stable server to consolidate several single-function Intel servers supporting mission-critical Lotus Domino applications

  • A highly reliable, manageable server environment for remote Domino workgroups managed from centrally located administration staff

and one of the following capacity statements applies:

  • Your projected Lotus Domino capacity needs are not expected to exceed 70% CPU utilization of the #2409 processor to provide more Domino workload capacity.
or

  • You are willing to deploy multiple AS/400e Dedicated Servers for Domino to meet greater capacity requirements

When The AS/400e server 170 or AS/400e 7XX Servers Are The Better Choice

AS/400e server 170 with standard processor features or 7XX servers are most appropriate for any of the following Domino solution scenarios:

  • Running Domino on the same server with existing non-Domino AS/400 applications (e.g., 5250 applications).

  • Deploying Domino applications tightly integrated with non-Domino applications or with significant dependency on data stored on DB2 Universal Database for AS/400.

  • Deploying Domino applications that make significant use of external program calls (e.g., RPG programs, Java).

  • Running an earlier release of Domino for AS/400 (Release 4.6), typically because of custom-written applications not yet tested for Release 5.

  • Capacity needs approach the top end of the capacity of the #2409 Dedicated Domino Processor, and running on a single large server rather than multiple AS/400e servers.

When Further Evaluation is Required

For some Domino solution scenarios, you need to work closely with an IBM or Lotus representative or Business Partner to determine whether AS/400e server 170 with standard processor features or 7XX servers or the new AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino is most appropriate for the proposed environment. In particular, Domino applications that require some degree of integration with DB2 Universal Database for AS/400 data or use some external program calls (e.g., RPG programs, Java) require careful evaluation.

The resources of AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino are focused primarily on the Domino workloads. Their ability to deliver superior Domino price/performance depends on running a workload very close to "pure Domino." A small percentage of the overall processor capacity (10-15%) can be used for non-Domino work, such as routine system administration tasks and non-Domino programs invoked by the Domino application.

In evaluating Domino applications that access non-Domino functions, such as DB2/400 integration or program calls, ensure that the non-Domino functions represent a low percentage of the overall AS/400 utilization. Once non-Domino work reaches a maximum CPU capability on an AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino, no additional processing power will be available for non-Domino workloads. If the proposed Domino application employs any significant DB2 Universal Database for AS/400 or program integration, a standard AS/400e server model is a better choice.
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Models

Model Summary Matrix

Model 170 Summary - V4R2 Processors

Processor Feature                 #2159   #2160   #2164   #2176   #2183
                                  (Uni)   (Uni)   (Uni)   (Uni)   (Uni)
                                  -----   -----   -----   -----   -----
Relative System Performance
 Constrained CPW Rating:
  Client/Server Environment        73.0   114.0   125.0   125.0   125.0
  Interactive Environment          16.0    23.0    29.0    40.0    67.0
 Unconstrained CPW Rating:
  Client/Server Environment        73.0   114.0   210.0   319.0   319.0
  Interactive Environment          16.0    23.0    29.0    40.0    67.0
Main Storage (MB)
 Minimum                             64      64     256     256     256
 Maximum                            832     832    1024    1024    1024
DASD Capacity (GB)
 Minimum                           4.19    4.19    4.19    4.19    4.19
 Maximum                           85.8    85.8    85.8    85.8    85.8
Communication Lines                1-12    1-12    1-12    1-12    1-12
LAN Ports                           1-6     1-6     1-6     1-6     1-6
Twinaxial Controllers               0-6     0-6     0-6     0-6     0-6
Maximum Twinaxial Workstations      228     228     228     228     228
1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape             0-1     0-1     0-1     0-1     0-1
1/2-Inch Tape
 9348                               0-2     0-2     0-2     0-2     0-2
 3XXX (Except 3480/3490/3490E-AXX,  0-2     0-2     0-2     0-2     0-2
       BXX, C10, DXX, 3422/3430)
8mm Cartridge Tape (External)       0-2     0-2     0-2     0-2     0-2
Optical Libraries                   0-2     0-2     0-2     0-2     0-2
 

Notes:

OS/400 V4R2, or later, required

  • Relative system performance measurements (CPW values) are based on AS/400 environment, commercial processing workload (CPW). The CPW workload is representative of commercial applications, particularly those that do significant database processing in conjunction with journaling and commitment control. CPW values may not be realized in all environments.
    Constrained CPW Rating: Maximum memory or DASD configuration become the constraining factor instead of the processor.
    Unconstrained CPW Rating: The processor is the first constrained resource. This rating may be used to approximate processor performance, but such values will not be achieved running a full CPW workload on systems, where the unconstrained value is greater than the constrained value, due to maximum memory capacity.

  • Capacities shown are for models shipped from the plant and may require prerequisite expansion features. Some combinations of devices may be subject to configuration restrictions.

Model 170 Summary - V4R3/V4R4 Processors

Processor Feature                #2289   #2290   #2291   #2292
                                 -----   -----   -----   -----
Performance
 Processor CPW                      50      73     115     220
 Interactive CPW                    15      20      25      30
Main Storage (MB)
 Minimum                            64      64      64     256
 Maximum                           832     832     832    1024
DASD Capacity (GB)
 Minimum                          4.19    4.19    4.19    4.19
 Maximum                          70.1   175.4   175.4   175.4
Communication Lines               1-12    1-30    1-30    1-30
LAN Ports                          1-3     1-7     1-7     1-7
Twinaxial Controllers              0-2     0-6     0-6     0-6
Maximum Twinaxial Workstations      68     228     228     228
1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape            0-1     0-1     0-1     0-1
1/2-Inch Tape
 9348                                0     0-2     0-2     0-2
 3XXX (Except 3480/3490/3490E-AXX,   0     0-2     0-2     0-2
       BXX, C10, DXX, 3422/3430)
8mm Cartridge Tape (External)        0     0-2     0-2     0-2
Optical Libraries                    0     0-2     0-2     0-2
 
 
Processor Feature #2385 #2386 #2388 ----- ----- ----- Performance Processor CPW 460 460 1090 Interactive CPW 50 70 70 Main Storage (MB) Minimum 256 256 256 Maximum 3584 3584 3584 DASD Capacity (GB) Minimum 4.19 4.19 4.19 Maximum 175.4 175.4 175.4 Communication Lines 1-30 1-30 1-30 LAN Ports 1-7 1-7 1-7 Twinaxial Controllers 0-6 0-6 0-6 Maximum Twinaxial Workstations 228 228 228 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape 0-1 0-1 0-1 1/2-Inch Tape 9348 0 0-2 0-2 3XXX (Except 3480/3490/3490E-AXX, 0 0-2 0-2 BXX, C10, DXX, 3422/3430) 8mm Cartridge Tape (External) 0-2 0-2 0-2 Optical Libraries 0-2 0-2 0-2  

Notes:

OS/400 V4R3, or later, required.

Capacities shown are for models shipped from the plant with prerequisite expansion features. Some combinations of devices may be subject to configuration restrictions.

Relative performance measurements are derived from commercial processing workload (CPW) on AS/400. CPW is representative of commercial applications, particularly those that do significant database processing in conjunction with journaling and commitment control. CPW values may not be realized in all environments.

  • Processor CPW represents the maximum relative performance for this processor feature running commercial processing workloads. Use this value, stated as client/access CPW in previous releases, to compare relative performance between various processor features. The published CPW is achievable when the commercial workload are not constrained by main storage or DASD.

  • Interactive CPW represents the relative performance available to perform interactive workloads. The amount of Interactive CPW consumed will reduce the available Processor CPW by the same amount.

AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino

                            Dedicated Domino Processor Features
                            -----------------------------------
                                 #2407   #2408   #2409
                                 (Uni)   (Uni)   (2-way)
                                 -----   -----   -----
Relative Performance
 Simple Mail Users               1,300   2,300   4,300
 Processor CPW                      30      60     120
 Interactive CPW                    10      15      20
Main Storage (MB)
 Minimum                           256     512     512
 Maximum                         1,024   4,096   4,096
DASD Capacity (GB)
 Minimum                          4.19    4.19    4.19
 Maximum                         175.4   175.4   175.4
Communication Lines               1-30    1-30    1-30
LAN Ports                          1-7     1-7     1-7
Twinaxial Controllers              0-6     0-6     0-6
Maximum Twinaxial Workstations     228     228     228
1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape            0-1     0-1     0-1
1/2-Inch Tape
 9348                              0-2     0-2     0-2
 3XXX (Except 3480/3490/3490E-AXX, 0-2     0-2     0-2
       BXX, C10, DXX, 3422/3430)
8mm Cartridge Tape (External)      0-2     0-2     0-2
Optical Libraries                  0-2     0-2     0-2
 

OS/400 V4R4, or later, is required.

Plus one of the following:

  • Domino Mail Server for AS/400, Release 5.01, or later
  • Domino Application Server for AS/400, Release 5.01, or later
  • Domino Enterprise Server for AS/400, Release 5.01, or later
  • Domino Advanced Enterprise Server for AS/400, Release 5.01, or later
Details on required QMR and QMU release level are available at:

http://www.as400.ibm.com/domino/ (Select "Support")

Capacities shown are for models shipped from the plant with prerequisite expansion features. Some combinations of devices may be subject to configuration restrictions.

Relative Performance:

Relative performance measurements are derived by performing various monitored and measured workloads on AS/400e servers. The results (reported values) can be used to compare relative performance characteristics of processor features offered for AS/400e servers.

  • Simple Mail Users (SMU): This relative performance measurement is derived by performing high-volume Lotus Domino mail workloads on Dedicated Domino Processors. Simple Mail Users are representative of mail applications, particularly those that do not perform any database related tasks.

    Simple Mail Users represent the estimated number of concurrent light mail users for the Dedicated Domino Processors. These reported values reflect 70% processor utilization to allow for growth and for peak loads in excess of customer workload estimates.

  • Commercial Processing Workload (CPW): This relative performance measurement is derived by performing commercial processing workloads on Dedicated Domino Processors. Commercial Processing Workloads are representative of commercial applications, particularly those that do significant database processing in conjunction with journaling and commitment control.

    The reported values for CPW do not represent a guaranteed level of capacity to perform non-Domino workloads. The reported CPW may be utilized by System Resource activities and Domino Resource extensions (e.g., database accesses, external program calls, etc). The amount of CPW consumed will reduce the available capacity to perform Simple Mail Users (SMU).

    • Processor CPW is an approximate value reflecting the maximum amount of non-Domino workload (10-15% of CPU) that can be supported.
    • Interactive CPW is an approximate value reflecting the portion of Processor CPW that can be used for workloads performing interactive-based tasks (5250).

Customer Setup (CSU)

Model 170 initial installation and designated features are customer setup.

The customer is responsible for installation of external cables, displays, printers, and modems. Customers who request IBM service personnel to perform these activities are subject to a charge.

Customer responsibilities include:

  • Adequate site and system planning and preparation.

  • Receipt, unpacking, and placement of the system unit.

  • Ordering, installing, and maintaining cables and associated parts for attaching devices to the workstation controllers or IBM Token-Ring and Ethernet network adapter.

  • Using and following the problem determination procedures in the operator's guide.

  • Running the OS/400 problem determination procedures before calling for service.

  • Supplying the telephone line to be used with ECS.

Devices Supported

Racks

None supported

Tape Devices

All external tape devices are attached via features #2718 or #2729 (PCI Magnetic Media Controller). Refer to the feature descriptions for a list of supported devices.

Diskette Devices

None supported

Optical Storage Devices

All direct attached optical devices are attached via feature #2729 (PCI Magnetic Media Controller). Refer to the feature description for a list of supported devices. 3995 is attached via a LAN card.

External Storage Machines

  • IBM 7208 Model 345 60 GB External 8mm Tape Drive

Model Conversions

Processor Upgrades Within the e-server 170

    From:                To:
 
     Processor     2290  2291  2292  2385  2386  2388
     ---------     ----  ----  ----  ----  ---- ----
     2159                              X     X     X
     2160                              X     X     X
     2164                              X     X     X
     2176                              X     X     X
     2183                                    X     X
     2289            X     X     X     X     X
     2290                  X     X     X     X     X
     2291                        X     X     X     X
     2292                              X     X     X
     2385                                    X     X
     2386                                          X
 

Processor Upgrades Within AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino

    From:                To:
 
     Processor     2408  2409
     ---------     ----  ----
     2407            X     X
     2408                  X
 

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Technical Description
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Physical Specifications

                                       Dimensions            Weight
                                       ----------            ------
 
                                  Width
                                (w/stand) Depth  Height   Est. Maximum
                                --------- -----  ------   -------------
Model 170
 System Unit                      340mm   661mm  610mm       38.6kg
  with System Expansion Unit      550mm   661mm  610mm       70.5kg
 

Operating Environment

  • Temperature: 10 to 38C (50 to 100F)

  • Relative Humidity: 8% to 80% (All tape media used on AS/400 have a relative humidity range of 20% to 80%.)

  • Wet Bulb: 23C (73.4F)

  • Electrical Power:
                                     Watts    kVA
     System Unit                      329   0.355
      with System Expansion Unit      661   0.674
     

  • Capacity of Exhaust: (Cubic meter/min)
       System Unit             2.75
        with expansion unit    5.00
     

  • Noise Level: 6.0 dB (operating)

  • Leakage and Starting Current:
      Leakage current:  1mA
      Inrush current:   45A
     

The following information must be entered per Energy Saving Law - Japan, Program Requirements Number N-B 1-9174-001.

Power Requirements:
------------------
Power Consumption in active mode:  329 watts
Power Consumption in energy savings mode:  100 watts
 

Limitations

Not available.

Hardware Requirements

Not applicable.

Software Requirements

AS/400 e-server 170 with traditional processors requires the support of OS/400 V4R2, or later. Some features, processors included, may require OS/400 V4R3, or later.

AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino requires:

  • OS/400 V4R4, or later

Plus one of the following

  • Domino Mail Server for AS/400, Release 5.01, or later
  • Domino Application Server for AS/400, Release 5.01, or later
  • Domino Enterprise Server for AS/400, Release 5.01, or later
  • Domino Advanced Enterprise Server for AS/400, Release 5.01, or later

Details on required QMR and QMU release level are available at:

http://www.as400.ibm.com/domino/ (Select "Support")

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Publications

The following CD-ROMs are delivered with all new system and upgrade orders:

  • AS/400 Installation Upgrade and Service Library (SK3T-4028)
  • EZ-Setup for AS/400e Servers (SK3T-3025)

The following hardcopy publications are shipped with the product:

  • Safety Information (SA41-5139)
  • Safety Inspection (SY44-5943)

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Features
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TOC Link Feature Descriptions


Features - No Charge

Line Cords

One of the following line cords is required:

(#1402) 120-Volt Power Cord

#1402 specifies that the line cord be nine feet long, rated at 15 Amp and 120V. This feature has country specific usage. Maximum: One #1402 or #1403.

(#1403) 240-Volt Power Cord

(No Longer Available as of December 3, 2002)

#1403 specifies that the line cord be nine feet long, rated at 10 Amp and 240V. This feature has country specific usage.

Disk Protection

For systems that have a mix of data protection needs the disk protection specify code should not be specified. This allows you to choose a mix of disk controllers and disk devices.

(#0040) Mirrored System Disk Level Protection

This specify code will cause an order to fail if sufficient disk units are not included on the order to support device level mirrored protection. #0040 requires all disk units to be placed into mirrored pairs. The LOAD SOURCE is controlled by the disk controller and must be mirrored to a like disk unit, attached to the disk controller. The minimum number of disks units allowed on a system is two.

(#0044) Device Parity Protection

(No Longer Available as of December 1, 2005)

When added to an order, this specify code will cause the order to fail if a NON-RAID configuration is ordered. #0044 requires that all internal disk units be placed into RAID arrays using #2740, #2741, or #2748 (PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller). The rules for RAID can be found in the descriptions for #2740. The minimum number of RAID disk units allowed on a system is four.

Alternate IPL

One of the following specify codes is required on a system to identify the alternate IPL device media for use with feature #5006 (Backup Tape - Preload SW). These specify codes are not necessary for any other situations.

Alternate IPL Specify for QIC-4000 (#5506)
Alternate IPL Specify for QIC-2500 (#5517)
Alternate IPL Specify for QIC-13000 (#5518)
Alternate IPL Specify for 16GB Tape (#5531)
Alternate IPL Specify for QIC-25000 (#5536)

LANs on Integrated PC Servers

(#0220) Token-Ring on IPCS

(No Longer Available as of December 1, 2005)

Indicates that a #2724/#9724 Token-Ring adapter is being used on an IPCS. For each adapter used on an IPCS, a separate #0220 is required.

Maximum: One per #2724/#9724 Token-Ring adapter.

(#0221) Ethernet on IPCS

(No Longer Available as of December 1, 2005)

Indicates that a #2723/#9723 Ethernet adapter is being used on an IPCS. For each adapter used on an IPCS, a separate #0221 is required.

Maximum: One per #2723/#9723 Ethernet adapter.

(#0222) 100/10Mbps on IPCS

(No Longer Available as of December 1, 2005)

Indicates that a #2838/#9738 100/10Mbps adapter is being used on an IPCS. For each adapter used on an IPCS, a separate #0222 is required.

Maximum: One per #2838/#9738 100/10Mbps adapter.

Language Nomenclature

All system orders require a language specify code. A language specify code is required on all model upgrade orders regardless if one is already on the install record. Some codes may have country specific usage.

#2902 Estonian
#2903 Lithuanian
#2904 Latvian
#2905 Vietnamese
#2906 Lao
#2909 Belgian English
#2911 Slovenian
#2912 Croatian
#2913 Macedonian
#2914 Serbian
#2915 Polish
#2916 Russian
#2917 English U/L DBCS
#2918 Slovakian
#2919 Portuguese MNCS
#2920 Farsi
#2924 English
#2928 French
#2929 German
#2930 Japanese Kanji
#2931 Spanish
#2932 Italian
#2935 French Canadian
#2938 English U/C DBCS
#2939 German MNCS
#2940 French MNCS
#2941 Arabic
#2942 Italian MNCS
#2944 Icelandic
#2950 English U/C SBCS (No Longer Available as of June 1, 2006)
#2956 Turkish
#2957 Greek
#2962 Traditional Chinese
#2969 Korean
#2972 Thai
#2974 Bulgarian
#2975 Czech
#2976 Hungarian
#2978 Portuguese
#2979 Brazilian Portuguese
#2980 UK English (No Longer Available as of June 1, 2006)
#2982 Finnish
#2983 Norwegian
#2984 Belgian French
#2987 Swedish
#2988 Dutch
#2989 Belgian Dutch
#2990 Hebrew
#2992 Romanian
#2993 Danish
#2995 Albanian
#2998 Chinese (PRC)

Software Preload

(#5000) Software Preload Required

Indicates that preloaded software and/or consolidated I/O is to ship with the initial order. This specify code is automatically assigned as a result of selecting a TSP option. A maximum of one (#5000) is supported. This feature has country specific usage.

(#5006) Backup Tape for Preloaded Software

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

This priced feature provides a backup tape of preloaded software with a TSP initial order. Prerequisite: #5000 and ALT-IPL specify code to identify media type. Maximum: One. This feature has country specific usage.

(#5024) Software Version V4R2

#5024 is required on all new orders for V4R2.

(#5025) Software Version V4R3

(No Longer Available as of December 29, 2000)

#5025 is required on all new orders for V4R3.

(#5026) Software Version V4R4

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

#5026 is required on all new orders for V4R4. Available 5/21/1999.

(#5027) Software Version V4R5

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

#5027 is required on all new orders for V4R5.

Miscellaneous Specify Codes

(#0001) MES Bulk Order

This specify code is required on all MES orders. This code is used to ensure that the proper level of order validation is done on the MES order. #0001 and #0003 are mutually exclusive.

(#0002) Customer Install MES

This feature is used to indicate that customer involvement is required to install this MES. This feature includes translated customer installation instructions, MES package labeling, and indicates that an IBM CE should NOT automatically be dispatched to install the MES.

(#0003) Order Installed by IBM

This feature is used to indicate that IBM service involvement is required to install this MES. This feature includes IBM service installation instructions, MES package labeling, and indicates that an IBM service representative should be dispatched to install the MES. #0003 and #0001 are mutually exclusive.

(#0014) Early Ship Documentation

Used for delivering publications to early ship customers prior to general availability.

(#0033) IGN/400

#0033 is required for specifying additional services through IBM Global Network. This feature has country specific usage.

(#0059) Transition Data Link

This feature is used to transfer data between systems using a twinaxial link. The power cord selection for this feature is based on the country code on the order. On upgrades, the power cord selection will be based on the install record for the system power cord. No cables are included. Prerequisite: One twinaxial base controller must be on the system.

CE installed feature Maximum: One.

(#0096) Local Source Tape w/PCI Controller

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

This specify code satisfies the system requirement of having a tape or external tape controller. This specify code will reserve a card position for an external tape controller. It is assumed that this controller is used by a customer sourced external tape. Any additional tapes or customer sourced codes are independent of this code.

(#0129) MES Routing Code

This no-charge specify code is used by the manufacturing plant on specific Model 170 processor upgrades to process a new system order.

(#0203) Side-by-Side Install

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

This no-charge specify code is used to alert IBM service representatives of the intention to install a new system concurrently with an existing system, and over time, move applications to the new system. This method may be used when adding a system to an existing complex or network, or when a replaced system is being moved to another location. "AS400 Roadmap for Changing to PowerPC Technology" (SA41-4150) describes this option in detail. IBM services are also available for a charge. This feature is only allowed on IMPI to RISC upgrades.

(#0205) RISC to RISC Data Migration

Used on initial orders for new AS/400e server 170s, this specify code designates that the new server will replace (not upgrade) an installed AS/400 (RISC) model.

When #0205 is on the order, manufacturing will only load SLIC and up through QSYS of OS/400. This will facilitate migrating some of the OS/400 information from the installed system. In addition to the new server, enough DASD must be ordered to hold all the data from the current model, as well as the required software on the new server. Preload of License Programs in manufacturing (#5001 Software Preload Required) is not allowed with #0205.

The new AS/400 RISC server will replace (not upgrade) an installed AS/400 RISC model. The migration process requires that the installed model be at the same version and release level of OS/400 and other Licensed Programs (LPs) as the new server. Financial considerations of upgrades to the installed software should be reviewed as part of the migration planning.

More information, and an updated AS/400 System Upgrade and Data Migration Road Map (RISC-RISC) is available at:

http://www.as400.ibm.com/techstudio/tech_ref/rrmap/

(#0213) Development/Demonstration Discount Program

This feature is used to indicate that the system or feature being ordered, qualifies for discount under the development discount program or the demonstration discount program.

(#0320) Luxembourg Specify

This feature is required because Luxembourg uses the same country code as Belgium, but has a different modem and fax adapter. Feature #0320 allows shipping the Luxembourg unique hardware under the Belgium country code.

(#0321) Ireland Specify

This feature is required because Ireland uses the same country code as UK, but has different modem. Feature #0321 allows shipping the Ireland unique modem.

(#0322) Iceland Hardware

(No Longer Available as of November 21, 2003)

This feature is required because Iceland uses the same country code as Denmark, but has different hardware. Feature #0322 is added to every Iceland order. Manufacturing uses #0322 in conjunction with modem, I/O adapters, and the system unit to ship correct hardware.

(#0325) IPCS Extension Cables for NT

This feature provides extension cables for the display, mouse, and keyboard supplied with #2857 (Integrated PC Server). The longer cables are required when running NT operating system. Prerequisite: #2857 with NT operating system. Maximum: One.

(#0362) Communications Console Cable

(#0367) Operations Console PCI Cable

#0367 is required for Operations Console on the Model 170. Requires #9721 (Base PCI Two-Line WAN IOA) and OS/400 V4R3, or later. #0362 and #0367 are mutually exclusive. PCI card slots required: one. Maximum: one.

(#0381) Remote Control Panel Cable

Enables remote control of an AS/400 system. OS/400 V4R3, or later, is required. Mutually exclusive with #0362 (20-Ft Comm Console Cable). Maximum: one.

(#1310) System for Redistribution

Indicates that shipment is for a third party and inhibits shipment of the password with the order.

(#1311) System Unique Identifier

After 255 scratch installs the system ID counter wraps and a new system ID must be created. Feature #1311 can be ordered as an MES to regenerate your system ID.

(#1700) IPCS Keyboard/Mouse for NT

This feature provides a keyboard and mouse for use on feature #6617 (Integrated PC Server) when running the NT operating system. This feature has country specific usage. Prerequisite: #2857 with NT operating system. Maximum: One.

(#5001) Customer Solution Center

(No Longer Available as of November 27, 2009)

Indicates that machine is to be routed to the Customer Solution Center at time of manufacture. Multiple #5001s are allowed on the records. This feature has country specific usage.

(#5002) AS/400 CDSC-Rochester MFG

(No Longer Available as of February 21, 2012)

Indicates that machine is to be routed to the CDSC. This feature has country specific usage.

(#5520) Complete System Specify

(No Longer Available as of March 31, 1999)

If #5520 is specified, the order is required to pass the validation program. The order will have all IBM recommended prerequisites on the order.

(#9993) MES Reapply

Required when a certain countries are installing an MES on a system for which the MES was not originally ordered. To insure that the records are properly updated for the machines the following process must take place:

  • The records for the machine that the MES was originally ordered against must be updated (I.E. remove MES via RPO).

  • The records for the machine that will be receiving the MES must be updated (I.E. add MES via RPO).

  • An open keyboard MES order must be placed to add #9993.

  • The MES order department must receive a letter authorizing the shipment of the new S/N label.

This feature has country-specific usage.

(#9996) Bulk Order Specify

(No Longer Available as of December 1, 2005)

Ensures the proper level of inventory validation on MES orders. If #9996 is on the order, no MAT configuration/placement checking will be done. This feature has country-specific usage.

(#JFC1) Japan Fulfillment Center Routing

This feature is required to route an order to the Japan Fulfillment Center. This feature has country-specific usage.

Features - Chargeable

Optional Feature Descriptions

System Configuration

All system units and expansion units have specific locations for features such as processors, main storage, power, expansion, disks, tapes, CD-ROM and IOPs. Use the order configurator. It contains the rules and performance considerations for placement of these features. Performance tools may also help in optimizing a configuration to match a specific set of requirements.

Customer-Installable Features

For more flexibility in system and MES installability, main storage, DASD devices, PCI features, removable media devices, and external cables are customer installable.

On MES orders where all features are customer installable, the customer installs all features. On MES orders that contain a mix of customer engineer (CE) and customer-installable features, you can opt to have a CE install all features (including those designated as customer installable). IBM installation of orders containing all customer- installable features will be available via normal service contracts.

Processor Features

When ordering a Model 170, one of the following processor features must be specified:

Model 170 Processor (#2159) (Includes 64MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 1999)

Model 170 Processor (#2160) (Includes 64MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2164) (Includes 256MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2176) (Includes 256MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2183) (Includes 256MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2289) (Includes 64MB main storage)
Model 170 Processor (#2290) (Default) (Includes 64MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2291) (Includes 64MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2292) (Includes 256MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2385) (Includes 256MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2386) (Includes 256MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Model 170 Processor (#2388) (Includes 256MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Dedicated Server for Domino Processor Features

Dedicated Domino Processor (#2407) (Includes 256MB main storage)
Dedicated Domino Processor (#2408) (Includes 512MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Dedicated Domino Processor (#2409) (Includes 512MB main storage)

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Main Storage Features

Model 170

  • 32MB Main Storage (#3001)
  • 128MB Main Storage (#3002)
  • 256MB Main Storage (#3003)
  • 256MB Main Storage (#3004)

Internal Expansion Features

(#7101) System Unit Expansion

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

This feature increases the number of PCI cards and disk units that can be installed in the system.

Up to six additional disk units can be supported, with concurrent maintenance. The controller for these disk units resides in the base system.

This feature supports up to nine PCI adapter cards (six PCI card slots and three high-speed PCI card slots) driven by two PCI controllers and one Integrated PC server. One PCI controller is included with feature #7101. Maximum: One. Bulk MES Feature #0001 is not supported.

(#7102) PCI System Expansion Unit

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

This feature is the same as feature #7101, except for the 32MB base and feature IOP. #7102 provides greater flexibility in combinations of PCI cards supported. #7102 is supported on processor features #2290, #2291, #2292, #2385, #2386, #2388, #2407, #2408 and #2409 only. #7102 is not supported on processor feature #2289.

#7102 supports up to six additional disk units with concurrent maintenance. The controller for these disk units resides in the base system.

This feature supports up to nine PCI adapter cards (six PCI card slots and three high-speed PCI card slots) driven by two PCI controllers and one Integrated PC server. One PCI controller card, with 32MB of memory, and a 350 Watt power supply is included with #7102.

One of the following power cords must be selected:

  • #1402 120-Volt Power Cord
  • #1403 240-Volt Power Cord

#7102 is the default on initial orders for an AS/400e server 170, specifying OS/400 V4R4 and a System Expansion Unit.

Prerequisite: OS/400 V4R4, with PTF MF22587, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9229440, or later, is required. Maximum: One. Bulk MES Feature #0001 is not supported. When ordering UPS, 9910-P15 is required.

Internal Disk Unit Features

A 4.19GB disk unit is included in the base of all new orders. Optional base 8.58GB and 17.54GB disk unit features are available. Up to four disk units may be installed in the system unit. Six additional disk units may be installed in the optional System Unit Expansion (#7101/#7102). Use BEST/1 to validate your DASD performance requirements. BEST/1 is part of the Performance Tools/400 licensed program.

Disk Feature Descriptions

(#7101-#7102) Disk Features for System Unit and System Expansion Unit

(For #7101, No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

(#6807, #9907) 4.19GB Disk Unit

(No Longer Available as of December 29, 2000)

This feature provides 4.19GB of disk capacity. #6807 is the optional disk unit feature. #9907 is the base 4.19GB disk unit

(#6813, #8813) 8.58GB Disk Unit

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

This feature provides 8.58GB of disk capacity. #6813 is the optional disk unit. #8813 is an optional base disk unit.

(#6817) 8.58GB 10k rpm Disk Unit

(#8817) 8.58GB 10k rpm Disk Unit

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

Provides 8.58GB of high-performance (10K RPM) disk capacity.

  • #6817 - Optional feature
  • #8817 - Optional base feature

Prerequisite: OS/400 V4R3, or later.

(#6824, #8824) 17.54GB Disk Unit

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Features #6824/#8824 can attach to #2741 (PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller). Disk compression on #2741 with these features is NOT supported. Requires OS/400 V4R2, or later.

  • #6824 - Additional 17.54GB Disk Unit
  • #8824 - Optional base 17.54GB Disk Unit

(#6818) 17.54GB 10k rpm Disk Unit

(No Longer Available as of June 1, 2004)

(#8818) 17.54GB 10k rpm Disk Unit

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

These Ultra disk units provide 17.54GB of disk storage capacity with the additional performance of 10,000 rpm. Requires OS/400 V4R3, or later.

  • #6818 - Optional 17.54GB 10k rpm Disk Unit
  • #8818 - Optional base 17.54GB 10k rpm Disk Unit

Internal Disk Unit Summary

Disk Unit Table - Features for System Unit and System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102)

|----------|-------|----|------|------|------|
|          |       |    |      |      |      |
| Feature  |  Size |Byte| SCSI |Mirror| RAID |
|          |       |    | Type | (1)  | (2)  |
|----------|-------|----|------|------|------|
| 6807 9707| 4.19GB| 2  | Ultra|  6   |  C   |
|----------|-------|----|------|------|------|
| 6813 8813| 8.58GB| 2  | Ultra|  7   |  D   |
|----------|-------|----|------|------|------|
| 6817 8817| 8.58GB| 2  | Ultra|  7   |  D   |
|----------|-------|----|------|------|------|
| 6824 8824|17.54GB| 2  | Ultra|  8   |  E   |
|--------------------------------------------|
| 6818 8818|17.54GB| 2  | Ultra|  8   |  E   |
|----------|-------|----|------|------|------|
 

Notes

  1. Disk unit features with the same number can be mirrored to each other.
  2. Disk unit features with the same letter can be put into the same RAID-5 array.
  3. All PCI controllers support all system unit and system expansion disk units.

Internal Tape Features

(#6381) 2.5GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape

(No Longer Available as of December 29, 2000)

This optional 2.5GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Unit can be mounted in the system unit to provide compatibility with S/36 tape units. With a special compression format this tape unit supports 5.0GB. This compression format is not compatible with compaction on the #6385. It may be used for save/restore, alternate IPL, program distribution, migration, and 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape exchange. Prerequisites: OS/400 V4R2, or later.

(#6382) 4.0GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape

(No Longer Available as of December 3, 2002)

This optional 4.0GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Unit is mounted in the system unit. This tape unit does not read or write the System/36 QIC-24 format. With a special compression format this tape unit supports 8.0GB. This compression format is not compatible with compaction on the #6385. It may be used for save/restore, alternate IPL, program distribution, migration, and 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape exchange. Prerequisites: OS/400 V4R2, or later.

(#6383) 16 GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Unit

(No Longer Available as of December 3, 2002)

Is mounted in the system unit on the Model 170. With a data rate of 1.5MB/sec and capacity of 16GB per cartridge (3MB/sec and 32GB per cartridge with data compaction), #6383 provides a growth path for the large number of AS/400s that use QIC tape technology for save/restore. It may be used for alternate IPL, program distribution, migration, and 1/4-inch cartridge tape exchange. #6383 is controlled by the MFIOP.

  • Read/write compatibility:
    • 16GB (up to 32GB with compression in QIC5010 format) with IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridge (59H4175)
    • 13GB (up to 26GB with compression in QIC5010 format) with IBM DC5010 Data Cartridge (16G8574)

  • Read compatibility:
    • 8GB (QIC4DC compressed format) with SLR5-4GB Data Cartridge (59H3660)
    • 5GB (QIC2DC compressed format) with IBM DC9250 Data Cartridge (16G8436)
    • 4GB (QIC4GB format) with SLR5-4GB Data Cartridge (59H3660)
    • 2.5GB (QIC2GB format) with IBM DC9250 Data Cartridge (16G8436)

Prerequisite: OS/400 V4R2, or later.

(#6385) 13.0GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2000)

This optional 13.0GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape is mounted in the system unit. This tape unit is not compatible with S/36 tape units. With compaction, this tape unit supports 26GB. Compaction on the #6385 is not compatible with compaction on the #6381 or #6382. It may be used for save/restore, alternate IPL, program distribution, migration, and 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape exchange.

(#6386) 25GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape

(No Longer Available as of December 3, 2002)

Extends the performance and capacity of 1/4-inch cartridge tape technology. Native media capacity is 25GB and up to 50GB with data compression. Native performance is 2MB/s and up to 4MB/s with data compression. The 25GB MLR3 drive is intended for unattended save/restore for systems saving up to 50GB, for data interchange, and software distribution. Alternate IPL (AIPL) is supported.

  • #6386 will read/write:
    • 25GB (up to 50GB with compression in MLR3 format) with IBM MLR3-25GB Data Cartridge (59H4128)
    • 16GB (up to 32GB with compression in QIC5010 format) with IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridge (59H4175)
    • 13GB (up to 26GB with compression in QIC5010 format) with IBM DC5010 Data Cartridge (16G8574)

  • #6386 will read:
    • 8GB (QIC4DC compressed format) with SLR5-4GB Data Cartridge (59H3660)
    • 5GB (QIC2DC compressed format) with IBM DC9250 Data Cartridge (16G8436)
    • 4GB (QIC4GB format) with SLR5-4GB Data Cartridge (59H3660)
    • 2.5GB (QIC2GB format) with IBM DC9250 Data Cartridge (16G8436)

Prerequisite: OS/400 V4R2, or later. This feature cannot read System/36 tape cartridges.

Tape Unit Table - New Features for System Unit

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
| New       | Size |Byte| SCSI |ALT-  | IOP      |HDC or        |
| Feature   |      |    | Type |   IPL|          |Compaction    |
|-----------|------|----|------|------|----------|--------------|
| 6381      |2.5GB | 1  | Fast | 5517 |2740      |Compaction(5) |
|           |      |    |      |      |2741      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |2748      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |9728      |              |
|-----------|------|----|------|------|----------|--------------|
| 6382      |4.0GB | 1  | Fast | 5506 |2740      |Compaction(5) |
|           |      |    |      |      |2741      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |2748      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |9728      |              |
|-----------|------|----|------|------|----------|--------------|
| 6383      |16GB  | 2  | Fast | 5531 |2740      |Compaction    |
|           |      |    |      |      |2741      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |2748      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |9728      |              |
|-----------|------|----|------|------|----------|--------------|
| 6385      |13GB  | 2  | Fast | 5518 |2740      |Compaction    |
|           |      |    |      |      |2741      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |2748      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |9728      |              |
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
| 6386      |25GB  | 2  | Fast | 5536 |2740      |Compaction    |
|           |      |    |      |      |2741      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |2748      |              |
|           |      |    |      |      |9728      |              |
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
 
  (5) This special compression format is not compatible
      with the compaction on the 6385.
 

Disk and Tape Unit IOPs

The e-server 170 accommodates only internal disk devices. All disk devices are controlled from a single disk unit controller in the base system unit.

(#2718) PCI Magnetic Media Controller

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

A SCSI Tape IOA that provides attachment capability for the IBM 7207 Model 122 QIC External Tape Drive. #2718 can attach one tape drive.

Prerequisite: OS/400 V4R2, or later, and System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102).

(#2729) PCI Magnetic Media Controller

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

#2729 is an IOA that provides SCSI attachment capability for external tape devices. The #2729 can attach one of the following tape and optical devices:

  • 3490E E01/E11 1/2-inch Cartridge Tape Subsystem (w/drawn)

  • 3490E F00/F01/F11/F1A 1/2-inch Cartridge Tape Subsystem

  • 3490E C11/C22/C1A/C2A with feature #5040

  • 3494 Tape Library Dataserver
    • L10 Library Control Unit Frame 1 3490E C1A/C2A with #5040 or 1-2 3490E F1A
    • L12 Library Control Unit Frame 1-2 3590 B1A
    • D10 Device Frame 1 3490E C1A/C2A with #5040 or 1-2 3490E F1A, 300 cartridges
    • D12 Device Frame 1-6 3590 B1A, 300 cartridges
    • HA1 (High Availability) - 2 L1X and 2 D1X for redundancy

  • 3570 1/2-Inch Cartridge Tape Subsystem
    • Model B00 (standalone)
    • Model B01 (standalone with RACL)
    • Model B02 (standalone with RACL)
    • Model B11 (rack mount with RACL)
    • Model B12 (rack mount with RACL)
    • Model B1A (mounts in 3575)
    • Model C00 (standalone)
    • Model C01 (standalone with RACL)
    • Model C02 (standalone with RACL)
    • Model C11 (rack mount with RACL)
    • Model C12 (rack mount with RACL)
    • Model C1A (mouns in 3575)

  • 3575 l/2-inch Cartridge Tape Subsystem
    • Model L06 (1-2 devices w/60 cartridges)
    • Model L12 (1-4 devices w/120 cartridges)
    • Model L18 (1-6 devices w/180 cartridges)
    • Model L24 (1-6 devices w/240 cartridges)
    • Model L32 (1-6 devices w/324 cartridges)

  • 3590 1/2-inch Cartridge Tape Subsystem
    • Model B11
    • Model B1A
    • Model E11
    • Model E1A
    • Note: If 3590 has Feature #5790/#9790 installed, OS V4R4 or V4R1, V4R2, V4R3 with PTFs are required.

  • 3995 Optical Storage Subsystem
    • Model C40
    • Model C42
    • Model C44
    • Model C46
    • Model C48
    • Model C4X

  • 7208-012 5.0GB 8mm Cartridge Tape Unit

  • 7208-222 7.0GB 8mm Cartridge Tape Unit

  • 7208-232 8mm Dual 5.0GB Cartridge Tape Subsystem

  • 7208-234 8mm Dual 7.0GB Cartridge Tape Subsystem

  • 7208-342 20GB External 8mm Tape Drive

  • 9348-001 1/2-inch Reel Tape Unit - Rack Mount

  • 9348-002 1/2-inch Reel Tape Unit - Table Top

  • 9427-21X 8mm Tape Library: 20 cartridges, 1-2 drives

High-speed PCI card slots required: One. Prerequisites: #7101/#7102 System Unit Expansion. Maximum: Two.

(#2740) PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

The #2740 is an Ultra SCSI disk and tape controller with a 4MB write- cache that provides RAID-5 protection for internal disk units, as well as concurrent DASD maintenance. Feature #2740 may be installed as an option to the base disk unit controller in the base system unit. When installed in the base system unit, the #2740 controls Ultra, Fast Wide, and Fast Narrow SCSI disk and tape units installed in the base system unit and the System Unit Expansion (#7101).

In addition to providing RAID-5 protection for disks, #2740 also works as a high-performance controller for disks protected by system mirroring or disks with no protection.

The #2740 controller supports a maximum of 10 drives. A minimum of four drives of the same capacity are needed for a valid RAID-5 configuration. A maximum of two arrays are allowed per controller, with a maximum of ten drives allowed per array. All drives in an array must be of the same capacity. Parity is spread across four drives for arrays of four to seven drives. Parity can be spread across either four or eight drives for arrays of eight to ten drives. For systems started with eight to ten drives in an array, the parity for that array will be spread across eight drives. For systems started with less than eight drives in an array (and later field-upgraded eight, nine, or ten drives), the RAID function must be stopped and then started before the parity can be spread across eight drives.

The #2740 also supports the base CD-ROM, and the internal tape unit. High-speed PCI card slots required: One. Maximums: One. Bulk MES Feature #0001 is not supported.

(#2741) PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

An Ultra SCSI disk and tape controller with a 4MB write-cache that provides RAID-5 protection for internal disk units. #2741 controls Ultra, Fast Wide, and Fast Narrow SCSI disk and tape units installed in the base system unit and the System Expansion Unit (#7101). #2741 is also designed to work as a high-performance controller for disks protected by system mirroring or disks with no protection. In the RAID-5 configuration, disk unit protection is provided at less cost than mirroring, and with greater performance than system checksums.

#2741 supports a maximum of ten drives on the Model 170. A minimum of four drives of the same capacity are needed for a valid RAID-5 configuration. A maximum of three arrays are allowed per controller, with a maximum of ten drives allowed per array. All drives in an array must be of the same capacity.

Parity is spread across four drives for arrays of four to seven drives. Parity can be spread across either four or seven drives for arrays of eight to ten drives. For systems started with eight to ten drives in an array, the parity, will be spread across eight drives. For systems started with less than eight drives in an array and later upgraded to eight, nine, or ten drives, the RAID-5 function must be stopped and then started before the parity will be spread across eight drives.

#2741 supports hardware disk compression, enabled by the integration of data compression hardware directly into the data-flow of the controller. Data is compressed and decompressed without intervention from the AS/400 system processor. Disk compression for the 17.54GB disk units requires the support of OS/400 V4R4.

Capacity gains may vary as a function of the compression algorithm and the characteristics of the data. Typically two times compression can be expected, with up to four times possible. The disk capacity gains from disk compression are not included in the maximum AS/400 model disk capacity limits.

Disk compression can be used with or without BRMS Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) as part of a total storage management strategy including high-performance disk, compressed disk, and tape automation.

Compressed disks have the same disk subsystem availability options (i.e., RAID-5, mirroring) as uncompressed disks, with no additional restrictions. Disk compression is supported only in user auxiliary storage pools (user ASPs). The user selects which disk arms to compress via a new Disk Manager screen, and disk capacity screens reflect the projected disk capacity and the percent used.

Due to the overhead of compression/decompression, and the variations in the length of data written to disk, the performance of compressed disk will in most cases be slower than uncompressed, high-performance disk drives. Access additional information at:

www.as400.ibm.com/hsmcomp

The #2741 also supports one CD-ROM and one internal tape unit when placed in the system unit. This feature supports concurrent DASD add/maintenance.

The following disk units may be placed into RAID-5 arrays:

  • 4.19GB Disk Unit (#6807/#9707)
  • 8.58GB Disk Unit (#6813/#8813)
  • 8.58GB Disk Unit (#6817/#8817)
  • 17.54GB Disk Unit (#6824/#8824)

The following tape units are supported by the #2741:

  • 2.5GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6381)
  • 4GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6382)
  • 16GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6383)
  • 13GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6385)
  • 25GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6386)

One High-Speed PCI card and OS/400 V4R3, or later, is required. Maximums: One #9728, #2740, or #2741 in the base system unit only. Bulk MES Feature #0001 is not supported.

(#2748) PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

This controller with a 26MB write-cache provides RAID-5 protection and DASD compression capability for internal disk units, and also supports internal tape and CD-ROM units.

#2748 supports both compression and non-compression modes. The mode of operation is determined by a hardware jumper. #2748 is shipped with the jumper set in non-compression mode.

#2748 controls Ultra, and Fast Wide SCSI disk units installed in the Base System and the System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102). In addition to providing RAID-5 and compression #2748 also works as a high-performance controller for disks protected by system mirroring or disks with no protection. In the RAID-5 configuration, disk unit protection is provided at less cost than mirroring.

#2748 also supports the 1.6GB Read Cache Device (#6831).

The #2748 controller supports a maximum of 10 disk units. A minimum of four disk units of the same capacity are needed for a valid RAID 5 configuration. A maximum of two arrays are allowed per controller, with a maximum of ten disk units allowed per array. All disk units in an array must be of the same capacity. Parity is spread across four disk units for arrays of four to seven disk units. Parity can be spread across either four or eight disk units for arrays of eight to ten disk units. For systems started with eight to ten disk units in an array the parity for that array will be spread across eight disk units. For systems that are started with less than eight disk units in an array and later upgraded to eight, nine, or ten disk units, the RAID function must be stopped and then started before the parity will be spread across eight disk units.

The following disk units may be placed into RAID-5 arrays:

  • 4.19GB Disk Unit (#6807/#9707)
  • 8.58GB Disk Unit (#6813/#8813)
  • 8.58GB Disk Unit (#6817/#8817)
  • 17.54GB Disk Unit (#6824/#8824)

The following tape units are supported by the #2748:

  • 2.5GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6381)
  • 4GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6382)
  • 16GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6383)
  • 13GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6385)
  • 25GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6386)

#2748 supports one CD-ROM and one internal tape unit, and Concurrent DASD Add/Maintenance.

Prerequisite: OS/400 V4R4 with PTF MF22587, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9229440, or later. Disk controller PCI card slot required: One. Maximum: One. Bulk MES Feature #0001 is not supported.

(#6831) 1.6GB Read Cache Device

(No Longer Available as of March 1, 2002)

This feature provides 1.6GB of capacity for large read cache function. It cannot be used with DASD data compression on the controller.

Prerequisites: OS/400 V4R4 with PTF MF22587, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9229440, or later, and PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller (#2748). One DASD slot. Maximum: One per #2748.

(#9728) Base PCI Disk Unit Controller

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

#9728 is the base IOA for the system unit. #9728 is a disk and tape controller that provides ULTRA SCSI attachment capability for up to four internal disk units, the base CD-ROM, and one internal tape. This controller does not support RAID.

The following disk units may be placed into RAID-5 arrays:

  • 4.19GB Disk Unit (#6807/#9707)
  • 8.58GB Disk Unit (#6813/#8813)
  • 8.58GB Disk Unit (#6817/#8817)
  • 17.54GB Disk Unit (#6824/#8824)

The following tape units are supported by the #9728:

  • 2.5GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6381)
  • 4GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6382)
  • 16GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6383)
  • 13GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6385)
  • 25GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6386)

High-speed PCI card slots required: One. Maximum: One.

(#9740) Base PCI RAID Disk Unit Controller

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

This no-charge specify code contained in the base unit of the AS/400e Dedicated Server for Domino is supported only on Dedicated Domino Processor Features #2407, #2408, and #2409. It is an Ultra SCSI disk and tape controller with a 4MB write-cache that provides RAID-5 protection for the internal disk units. #9740 controls Ultra, Fast Wide, and Fast Narrow SCSI disk and tape units installed in he base system unit and the System Expansion Unit (#7102). It also works as a high performance controller for disks protected by system mirroring or disks with no protection. In he RAID-5 configuration, disk unit protection is provided at less cost than mirroring, and with greater performance than system checksums.

#9740 supports a maximum of 10 drives. A minimum of four drives of the same capacity are needed for a valid RAID-5 configuration. A maximum of two arrays are allowed with a maximum of 10 drives allowed per array. All drives in an array must be of the same capacity. Parity is spread across four drives for arrays of four to seven drives. Parity can be spread across either four or eight drives for arrays of eight to 10 drives. For systems started with eight to 10 drives in an array, the parity for that array will be spread across eight drives. For systems started with less than eight drives in an array and later upgraded to eight, nine, or 10 drives, the RAID function must be stopped and re- started before the parity will be spread across all eight drives. #9740 also supports one CD-ROM and one internal tape unit. This feature supports concurrent DASD add/maintenance.

The following disk units may be placed into RAID-5 arrays:

  • 4.19GB Disk Unit (#6807/#9707)
  • 8.58GB Disk Unit (#6813/#8813)
  • 8.58GB Disk Unit (#6817/#8817)
  • 17.54GB Disk Unit (#6824/#8824)

The following tape units are supported by the #9740:

  • 2.5GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6381)
  • 4GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6382)
  • 16GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6383)
  • 13GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6385)
  • 25GB l/4-Inch Cartridge Tape (#6386)

High-speed PCI card slots required: one. Maximum: one. Bulk MES Feature #0001 is not supported.

Workstation Controller Features

(#2722) Twinaxial Workstation IOA

The Twinaxial Workstation IOA provides support for 40 5250-type displays or printers. A cable with an eight-port expansion box comes with the adapter. Each port supports seven attached devices allowing for 56 attached devices of which only 40 can be active. #2722 is used when additional PCI twinaxial workstation controllers are required. One PCI card slot is required.

Feature #2722 supports the 5250 Express Data Stream enhancements when attached to an IBM 5250 Express adapter (ISA, PCI or PC Card). The 5250 Express Data Stream provides nearly twice the throughput to 5250 Express Adapters, compared to throughput to other 5250-type devices. If all devices on the twinaxial workstation IOA (up to 7) are 5250 Express Adapters, then the media throughput increases to nearly four times more than the media throughput of other 5250-type devices. For more detail, visit the Networking Hardware Product Offerings 5250 Emulation Home Page at:

http://www.networking.ibm.com/525/525home.html

(#2746) PCI Twinaxial Workstation IOA

Provides support for up to 40 active 5250 type displays and printers. A 20-foot cable with an 8-port expansion (breakout) box is included with the adapter. Each port supports seven attached devices allowing for 56 attached devices of which only 40 can be active. #2746 is specified when additional PCI twinaxial workstation controllers are required.

Prerequisites: OS/400 V4R4, with PTF MF22587, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9229440, or later, is required. Card slots required: One.

(#9720) Base PCI WAN/Twinaxial IOA

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

This feature is a combined twinaxial/communication adapter for the Model 170. A cable with a 4-port expansion box comes with the adapter. Each port supports seven attached devices allowing the twinaxial controller to support 28 total active devices and 28 attached devices. This adapter also provides a single communication line. Refer to the Communications Features section for a description of the adapter. Includes 20-foot twinaxial cable. PCI card slots required: One.

LAN Features

(#2723) PCI Ethernet IOA

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

(#9723) PCI Ethernet IOA

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

The PCI Ethernet IOA provides single attachment to one Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detect Local Area Network. The feature consists of an adapter card and internal code that supply Ethernet Version 2 and IEEE 802.3 MAC plus IEEE 802.2 LLC functions. The Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 IOA can operate in half-or full-duplex have a RJ45 connector and a 15 pin D-Shell connector for attachment of customer- supplied cabling. A vendor AUI Ethernet cable or RJ45 twisted-pair cable must be ordered separately.

#9723 is a base LAN option on Model 170. Feature #2723 is an optional LAN feature. One PCI card or high-speed PCI card slot is required. Maximum: Seven.

(#2724) PCI 16/4Mbps Token-Ring IOA

(#9724) PCI 16/4Mbps Token-Ring IOA

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

The PCI 16/4Mbps Token-Ring IOA provides a single attachment to either a 16Mbps or a 4Mbps IBM Token-Ring Network. The feature consists of an IOA card, internal code which supplies IEEE 802.5 Media Access Control (MAC) and IEEE 802.2 Logical Link Control (LLC) functions. The 16/4Mbps Token-Ring IOA can operate in half-or full-duplex mode.

#2724 and #9724 come standard with a 2.44-meter (8-foot) token-ring cable. Alternatively, you can attach a separately purchased twisted-pair cable to the RJ45 connection on the IOA. The standard IBM Cabling System patch cables can increase the length where necessary.

#9724 is a base LAN option on Model 170. Feature #2724 is an optional LAN feature. One PCI card or high-speed PCI card slot is required. Maximum: Seven.

(#2838) PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA

(No Longer Available as of November 21, 2003)

(#9738) PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

This feature attaches the e-server 170 to standardized 100Mbps high- speed Ethernet LANs and to existing 10Mbps Ethernet LANs. The adapter comes with an RJ45 connector for attachment to UTP-5 media. #9738 is a base LAN option on the Model 170. #2838 is an optional LAN feature.

One high-speed PCI or PCI Integrated PC Server (#2857) card slot is required. Maximum: Three.

Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Features

(#2811) PCI 25Mbps UTP ATM

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 1999)

#2811 is a 25Mbps Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) PCI card that allows the AS/400 to be attached to an ATM network using Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cabling. #2811 is a popular choice for AS/400 customers who want to benefit from the scheduling, low latency, and wide connectivity of ATM, but do not require bit rates higher than 25Mbps. In addition, many buildings are already wired with UTP category 3 cabling. #2811 will typically be used where 25Mbps speeds are required over distances of less than 100 meters.

High-speed PCI slots used: One. Maximum: Two (one in the base system unit).

(#2812) PCI 45Mbps Coax T3/DS3 ATM

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 1999)

#2812 is a 45Mbps ATM PCI card that allows the AS/400 to be attached to an ATM network using coax cabling and the T3/DS-3 interface. #2812 is a popular choice for AS/400 customers who want more performance than available on the 25Mbps ATM but do not require the 155Mbps performance level. #2812 may also be popular because of lower initial connection cost and lower ongoing tariff. #2812 will typically be used where 45Mbps speeds are required over distances of less than 137 meters. This feature may not be available in all countries.

High-speed PCI slots used: One. Maximum: Two (one in the base system unit).

(#2815) PCI 155Mbps UTP OC3 ATM

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

#2815 is a 155Mbps ATM PCI card that allows the AS/400 to be attached to an ATM network using the UTP-5 interface. This interface connects local area switches and directly connects to service provider equipment. #2815 will typically be used where 155 Mbps speeds are required over distances of less than 100 meters.

High-speed PCI slots used: One. Prerequisite: System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102) Maximum: Two. These maximums may be limited when used in combination with other LAN/ATM IOPs.

(#2816) PCI 155Mbps MMF ATM

(No Longer Available as of December 28, 2001)

#2816 is a 155Mbps ATM PCI card that allows the AS/400 to be attached to an ATM network using the Multi-Mode Fiber (MMF) 62.5-micron interface. This interface connects local area switches and directly connects to service provider equipment. #2815 will typically be used where 155 Mbps speeds are required over distances of less than 2 km.

High-speed PCI slots used: One. Prerequisite: System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102) Maximum: Two. These maximums may be limited when used in combination with other LAN/ATM IOPs.

(#2818) PCI 155Mbps SMF OC3 ATM

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

#2818 is a 155Mbps ATM PCI card that allows the AS/400 to be attached to an ATM network using the Single-Mode Fiber (SMF) 9-micron interface. This interface is intended primarily for direct connection to service provider equipment but can be used for local area switches. #2818 will typically be used where 155Mbps speeds are required over distances of from 16 km to 40 km.

High-speed PCI slots used: One. Prerequisite: System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102) Maximum: Two. These maximums may be limited when used in combination with other LAN/ATM IOPs.

(#2819) PCI 34Mbps Coax E3 ATM

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 1999)

#2819 is a 34Mbps ATM PCI card that allows the AS/400 to be attached to an ATM network using coax cabling and the E3 interface. #2819 is be a popular choice for AS/400 customers who want more performance than available on the 25Mbps ATM but do not require the 155Mbps performance level. #2819 may also be popular because of lower initial connection cost and lower ongoing tariff. #2819 will typically be used where 34Mbps speeds are required over distances of less than 137 meters. This feature may not be available in all countries.

High-speed PCI slots used: One. Maximum: Two (one in the base system unit).

(#2857) PCI Integrated PC Server

The PCI Integrated PC Server contains a 200MHz Pentium Pro processor, four main storage slots, and two LAN IOA slots. This adapter requires two reserved PCI card positions, one for the processor card and the second for the bridge card to interface the processor to the system. The PCI Integrated PC Server comes with no base memory and supports up to four of the following memory features:

  • 32MB IOP Memory (#2861)
  • 128MB IOP Memory (#2862)

At least one IOP memory card is required. A minimum of 64MB is required for Windows NT Server.

Each LAN IOA slot can contain either a token-ring or an Ethernet IOA. The Integrated PC Server can support both IOAs in any combination. At least one LAN IOA feature is required. The features for the LAN IOAs are as follows:

  • PCI Ethernet IOA (#2723)
  • PCI 16/4Mbps Token-Ring IOA (#2724)
  • PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA (#2838)
  • Base PCI Ethernet IOA (#9723)
  • Base PCI Token-Ring IOA (#9724)
  • Base PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet (#9738)

A maximum of one #2838 is supported on each #2857.

PCI card slots required: None. Reserved positions exist in the base system unit and in the #7101 System Unit Expansion for the two cards used by this feature. This feature comes with a special cable that converts the connector on the back of the card to industry-standard keyboard, mouse, serial and parallel connectors, for use with Windows NT Server.

Maximums: One in the base system unit and one in the #7101 System Unit Expansion.

If running NT operating system on #2857, then:

  • IPCS Extension Cable for NT (#0325) is required
  • For a list of supported displays, keyboards, and mice, access the Internet at:
    http://www.as400.ibm.com

If running OS/2 operating system on #2857, then #0325 and #1700 and display are not required.

(#2866) PCI Integrated Netfinity Server

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

The PCI Integrated Netfinity Server for AS/400 is the next step in the evolution of IBM's File Serving IOP family. It contains a 333MHz Pentium II processor, four main storage slots and two LAN IOA slots and comes with an external attach cable that connects Integrated Netfinity server hardware such as your keyboard and mouse. This cable also allows for optional use of parallel and serial ports. Main store memory is not included in the base.

At least one IOP memory card is required. The PCI Integrated Netfinity Server supports up to four of the following IOP memory features (capacity ranges from 32MB to 1GB):

  • 32MB IOP Memory Card (#2861)
  • 128MB IOP Memory Card (#2862)
  • 256MB IOP Memory Card (#2867)

Each LAN IOA slot can contain either a PCI Token-Ring IOA, a PCI Ethernet IOA, or a PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA. The PCI Integrated Netfinity Server is capable of supporting all three types of IOAs in any combination. At least one LAN IOA is required. The features for the LAN IOAs are as follows:

  • PCI Ethernet IOA (#2723)
  • PCI 16/4Mbps Token-Ring IOA (#2724)
  • PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA (#2838)
  • Base PCI Ethernet IOA (#9723)
  • Base PCI Token-Ring IOA (#9724)
  • Base PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA (#9738)

A maximum of one #2838/#9738 is supported on each #2866.

PCI card slots required: None. Reserved positions exist in the base system unit and in the System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102) for the two card slots used by this feature.

Maximum: One in the Base System Unit and one in the #7101 (System Expansion Unit).

If a second #2866 is ordered, it must be installed in the System Expansion Unit, and be accompanied by an order for a second #2809 (PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP).

If running NT operating system on #2866:

  • #0325 (IPCS Extension Cables for NT) is default
  • #1700 (IPCS Keyboard/Mouse for NT) is default in the U.S.
  • Minimum 64MB IOP is required
  • A display must also be connected to the IPCS to support NT.

If running OS/2 operating system on #2866:

  • #0325, #1700, or a display are not allowed.
  • A maximum of 512MB IOP memory is supported.

If running Novell NetWare on #2866:

  • A maximum of 256MB IOP memory is supported

Prerequisite: OS/400 V4R2, or later.

When #2866 is used in the server 170, OS/400 V4R2 with cumulative (cum) package C8342420, or later, or V4R3 with cumulative (cum) package C8349430, or later, is required.

PCI-Based Multi-Function IOPs

Base Multifunction IOP

The base system contains an MFIOP that supports two low-speed PCI Card slots, one high-speed slot used for the base system disk controller, and also drives one integrated PC server or one additional high-speed slot.

(#2809) PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP

(No Longer Available as of May 31, 2001)

The PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP can be used for attaching LAN, WAN, and twinaxial IOAs to the system. Different combinations of LAN, WAN, and twinaxial IOAs are supported. Use of the configurator is required.

Controller PCI Card position required: One. Maximums: One.

(#2824) PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP

(No Longer Available as of November 21, 2003)

#2824 is a feature I/O processor with 32MB of memory installed in the System Expansion Unit (#7101/#7102).

The #2824 provides support for two low-speed PCI card slots, two high- speed PCI card slots, and one PCI SCSI/high-speed PCI slot.

The following PCI adapters are supported:

  • #2718 PCI Magnetic Media Controller
  • #2721 PCI Two-line WAN IOA
  • #2722 PCI Twinaxial Workstation IOA
  • #2723 PCI Ethernet IOA
  • #2724 PCI 16/4Mbps Token-Ring IOA
  • #2729 PCI Magnetic Media Controller
  • #2745 PCI Two-Line WAN IOA
  • #2746 PCI Twinaxial Workstation IOA
  • #2750 PCI ISDN BRI U IOA
  • #2751 PCI ISDN BRI S/T IOA
  • #2761 PCI Integrated Analog Modem
  • #2811 PCI 25Mbps UTP ATM
  • #2812 PCI 45Mbps Coax T3/DS3
  • #2815 PCI ATM 155Mbps UTP OC3
  • #2816 PCI ATM 155Mbps MMF
  • #2818 PCI ATM 155Mbps SMF OC3
  • #2819 PCI 34Mbps Coax E3 ATM
  • #2838 PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA
  • #4800 PCI Cryptographic IOA

Some installation restrictions may apply. Use the configurator to ensure a valid configuration.

Prerequisites: OS/400 V4R4, with PTF MF22587, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9229440, or later, and System Expansion Unit (#7101/ #7102). Controller PCI Card position required: One. Maximum: One in #7101/#7102.

Communication Features

(#2721) PCI Two-Line WAN IOA

(No Longer Available as of October 31, 2000)

#2721 supports up to two multiple protocol communications ports when one or two (in any combination) of the following cables are attached:

  • V.24/EIA232 20-Ft PCI Cable (#0348)
  • V.24/EIA232 50-Ft PCI Cable (#0349)
  • V.35 20-Ft PCI Cable (#0353)
  • V.35 50-Ft PCI Cable (#0354)
  • V.35 80-Ft PCI Cable (#0355)
  • V.36 20-Ft PCI Cable (#0356)
  • V.36 150-Ft PCI Cable (#0358)
  • X.21 20-Ft PCI Cable (#0359)
  • X.21 50-Ft PCI Cable (#0360)
  • V.24/EIA232 80-Ft PCI Cable (#0365)

PCI card slots required: One.

(#2745) PCI Two-Line WAN IOA

Supports up to two multiple protocol communications ports when one or two (in any combination) of the following cables are attached:

  • #0348 V.24/EIA232 20-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0349 V.24/EIA232 50-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0353 V.35 20-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0354 V.35 50-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0355 V.35 80-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0356 V.36 20-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0358 V.36 150-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0359 X.21 20-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0360 X.21 50-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0365 V.24/EIA232 80-Ft PCI Cable

#2745 is supported in both low and high-speed slots by removing the base LAN card from the base system unit.

Prerequisite: One PCI card slot and OS/400 V4R3, or later.

(#2750) PCI ISDN BRI U IOA

(No Longer Available as of November 20, 2001)

#2750 is a 4-port (8-channel) ISDN BRI (basic rate interface) full- sized PCI card. Based on digital signal processor technology, #2750 allows connections to modems connected to the telephone network with analog phone lines as well as to other ISDN devices. Each port consists of 2B+D configuration. #2750 is the "U"-bus (2-wire) version IOA.

A wrap cable/plug and four 30-Ft RJ-45 to RJ-45 network cables are shipped with each card.

Protocols supported:

  • SLIP/PPP
  • IDLC
  • Fax

Prerequisites: Base System Unit, or System Expansion Unit (#7101) and PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP (#2824), or System Expansion Unit (#7102). PCI Card Slots required: One. Maximum: One per IOP. OS/400 V4R4, with PTF MF22631, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9313440, or later, is required. This feature requires country certification/homologation.

(#2751) PCI ISDN BRI S/T IOA

(No Longer Available as of November 20, 2001)

#2751 is a 4-port (8-channel) ISDN BRI (basic rate interface) PCI card. Based on digital signal processor technology, #2751 allows connections to modems connected to the telephone network with analog phone lines as well as to other ISDN devices. Each port consists of 2B+D configuration. #2751 is the "S/T"-bus (4-wire) version IOA.

A wrap cable/plug and four 30-Ft RJ-45 to RJ-45 network cables are shipped with each card.

Protocols supported:

  • SLIP/PPP
  • IDLC
  • Fax

Prerequisites: Base System Unit, or System Expansion Unit (#7101) and PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP (#2824), or System Expansion Unit (#7102). PCI Card Slots required: One. Maximum: One per IOP. OS/400 V4R4, with PTF MF22631, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9313440, or later, is required. This feature requires country certification/homologation.

(#2761) Integrated Analog Modem

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

Based on digital signal processor technology, #2761 allows the modem function to be integrated into the IOA and supports multiple analog modem ports (eight-phone lines).

A wrap cable/plug and eight 30-Ft phone cables are shipped with each card.

Protocols supported:

  • SLIP/PPP
  • SDLC
  • Fax

An async line description is required, which can only be used for fax. #2761 is configured as a single IOA with eight individual line resources available.

Prerequisites: Base System Unit, or System Expansion Unit (#7101) and PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP (#2824), or System Expansion Unit (#7102). PCI Card Slots required: One. Maximum: One per IOP. OS/400 V4R4, with PTF MF22631, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9313440, or later, is required. This feature requires country certification/homologation.

Guidance for Choosing Between Features #2750, #2751 or #2761

Features #2750, #2751, and #2761 provide similar functions. Each provides eight connections to remote devices. TCP/IP PPP and SLIP protocols are supported over all three features. The following are guidelines for selecting an adapter.

#2750/#2751 PCI ISDN BRI IOA Adapters

  • Should be used if ISDN digital lines are available.
  • Can connect with remote ISDN devices at data transfer rates of 64Kbps.
  • Can connect with remote non-ISDN modems (such as a laptop PC with a modem) at data transfer rates of up to 56Kbps using the V.90 modem protocol. These remote modems can be connected to the telephone network with analog phone lines. Connections to slower speed modems (such as V.34 33.6Kbps modems) are also supported.
  • Digital lines provide better signal quality than analog lines. Data is sent in fewer transmission attempts, which reduce the overall time needed to complete the data transfer.
  • IDLC (ISDN SNA protocol) is supported.
  • PCI ISDN BRI S/T IOA (#2751) should be chosen when the phone service is the four-wire S/T interface. It supports the passive bus configuration which allows simultaneous use of a connection for voice and data transfer.
  • PCI ISDN BRI U IOA (#2750) should be chosen when the phone service is the two-wire U interface.
  • Fax is supported.

#2761 PCI Integrated Analog Modem

  • Should be used if ISDN digital lines are not available and analog lines must be used.
  • Analog line connections provide data transfer rates of up to 33.6Kbps to a remote analog device (such as a laptop PC with a modem).
  • SDLC (SNA) protocol is supported.
  • Fax is supported.

(#9720) Base PCI WAN/Twinaxial IOA

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

This combined twinaxial/communication adapter available as a base option on the Model 170 and supports a single communication line to support ECS. This adapter also supports twinaxial workstations.

Cable #0348 (V.24/EIA232 20-Ft PCI Cable) is required for ECS.

PCI slots required: One. Maximum: One.

(#9721) Base PCI Two-Line WAN IOA

(No Longer Available as of October 31, 2000)

#9721 supports up to two multiple protocol communications ports. Select the following cable for Client Access Console:

  • Operations Console PCI Cable (#0367)
  • 20-Ft Comm Console PCI Cable (#0362)

Select the following cable for ECS:

  • 20-Ft Comm Console PCI Cable (#0362)

PCI card slots required: One. Maximum: One.

(#9745) Base PCI Two-Line WAN IOA

(No Longer Available as of July 2, 2002)

#9745 supports up to two multiple protocol communications ports. This two line communications adapter supports Client Access Console (select #0367 - Operations Console PCI Cable) and ECS (select #0348 - V.24/EIA232 20 ft PCI Cable). One of the following additional cables can be optionally ordered if the second communication line is to be used on this adapter.

  • #0349 V.24/EIA232 50-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0353 V.35 20-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0354 V.35 50-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0355 V.35 80-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0356 V.36 20-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0358 V.36 150-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0359 X.21 20-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0360 X.21 50-Ft PCI Cable
  • #0362 20-Ft Comm Console PCI Cable
  • #0365 V.24/EIA232 80-Ft PCI Cable

#9745 is supported in both low and high-speed slots by removing the base LAN card from the base system unit.

Prerequisite: One PCI card slot and OS/400 V4R3, or later.

Communication Restrictions

Communications restrictions apply if any of the following communication functions are required:

  • X.25 or Frame Relay Protocol.
  • SDLC protocol if used to connect to more than 64 remote sites.
  • Communications line speeds greater than 64Kbps and up to 2.048Mbps for the SDLC or Frame Relay protocols (BSC is always limited to a maximum of 64Kbps).
  • Non-ASYNC Communications line speeds greater than 64Kbps and up to 640Kbps for X.25.

Note: For best performance, do not intermix other features with a PCI 100/10Mbps Ethernet IOA (#2838) on a PCI LAN/WAN/Workstation IOP (#2809).

Miscellaneous

(#4800) PCI Cryptographic Coprocessor

(No Longer Available as of December 29, 2000)

This feature, coupled with OS/400 V4R4, or later, BOSS Option 35, and Cryptographic Service Provider APIs, provides rich cryptography function and more secure storage of cryptographic keys. The level of cryptographic function is determined by the Cryptographic Access Provider Licensed Program, which is downloaded to the adapter.

On new systems from the plant, #4800 will be shipped with the system but not installed.

Prerequisite: System Expansion Unit (#7101) and PCI LAN/WAN/ Workstation IOP (#2824) or System Expansion Unit (#7102). OS/400 V4R4, with PTF MF22587, or Cumulative (cum) PTF package C9229440, or later, is required. PCI Card Slot required: One. Maximum: One per IOP.

AS/400e Solution Developer Software Preload

Preload of solution developer software can be ordered with selected AS/400e hardware. To determine the available AS/400e/solution developer software combinations, refer to list of features for each AS/400e model.

Custom Server Solutions Available:

  • Baan International: BaanERP
  • CA-interBiz Supply Chain Grp: PRMS, KBM, Warehouse Boss
  • Datatex: Textile Integrated Manufacturing (TIM)
  • E3 Corporation: E3TRIM, E3SLIM, E3CRISP
  • Infinium Software, Inc.: Infinium Series
  • Intentia International: Movex
  • International Business Systems: ASW
  • JBA International: System 21
  • Lilly Software Associates: VISUAL Manufacturing
  • MAPICS, Inc.: XA
  • SAP: R/3
  • System Software Associates: BPCS

Preloaded software options are unique to each Solution Developer Partner's offering. Each is packaged on AS/400e servers with integrated OS/400 software and arrives preconfigured.

IBM does not sell or license business partner software. The software is preloaded as part of the solution. The partner's software is licensed through normal business partner channels before ordering packaged offerings (AS/400e Custom Server Solutions) The packaging feature specified during the configuration of an AS/400e server triggers a business partner software license validation. The total AS/400e Custom Server Solution with preloaded software is shipped to the customer.

For questions on solution developer participation, call IBM Partners in Development (PID) at 800-365-4426 (extension 400) or 507-253-4392 (extension 400).

Manufacturing plant preload of the following software preload features can be ordered for AS/400e 170 servers.

Software Preload Features

SAP Software Preload Features

(#0400) Preload SAP R/3

(No Longer Available as of October 1, 2002)

Manufacturing plant preload of SAP R3.

These preload features are not allowed with:

  • Side-by-Side Install (#0203)
  • SW Preload Required (#5000)

Additional Software Preload Features

A system back-up tape is not included. #5006 (Backup Tape -- Preload SW) can be ordered but is not required. (Note: #5006 is not available in all countries.) These preload features are all mutually exclusive with Side-by-Side Install (#0203).

(#0429) Preload Datatex

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of Textile Integrated Manufacturing (TIM) Solution from Datatex.

The Datatex TIM package solution is for use in textiles and related industries.

  • Designed by consultants to the textile industry familiar with the individual needs and requirements of this rigorous application
  • Written by one of the largest European software houses
  • Encompasses all disciplines, from sales to sourcing
  • Incorporates many additional features not common to standard manufacturing packages

TIM optimizes:

  • Customer services
  • Manufacturing efficiencies
  • Cost controls

Put TIM to work in your various environments. For example:

  • Fiber production
  • Spinning
  • Yarn finishing (doubling, twisting, dyeing, finishing)
  • Weaving
  • Knitting
  • Fabric finishing (dyeing, printing, finishing)
  • Third-party conversions
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Apparel cut and sew
  • Non-woven fabric
  • Carpet production
  • Tufting
  • Non-woven (felt)

(#0435) Preload Infinium

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of Infinium Series from Infinium Software, Inc.

Infinium software is one of the world's leading cross-industry ERP providers for the AS/400e. The award-winning Infinium Series for AS/400e is designed and optimized for, and native to, the AS/400e platform. Infinium applications take full advantage of the strengths of this high- function, low-cost environment and include native Domino-based, Web-enabled e-business solutions. You can choose to have the entire Infinium ERP system preloaded, or any combination of Infinium's products, which include financial management, human resources, materials management and/or process manufacturing applications. The applications that you select come installed on the AS/400 of your choice. These applications are fully functional with integrated databases and prebuilt reports. Implementation is so rapid that this becomes a virtual plug-and-play total solution.

(#0440) Preload JBA

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of JBA International System21 solution.

JBA System 21 is a leading ERP application for leading automotive, apparel and footwear, and food and drinks suppliers. In addition, the System 21 product sets include generic modules offering world class logistics, production and accounting functionality.

These specific vertical industry solutions are a bedrock of JBA growth. JBA's depth and breadth of experience in apparel and footwear, food and drink, business equipment sales and servicing, electronics, and automotive tier one suppliers are regarded by customers as unique in these sectors.

Each vertical industry solution has been developed in close cooperation with market-leaders from the particular industry. For example JBA System 21 Drinks is being continually enhanced by working with beer, wine and spirits, soft drinks and mineral water producers to continually keep System 21 ahead of industry practice.

(#0445) Preload Acacia

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of PRMS, KBM, Warehouse Boss solutions from CA-interBiz Supply Chain Group.

CA-interBiz Supply Chain Group is a leader in providing enterprise solutions to manufacturing and distribution companies. As a dedicated AS/400 solution provider, CA-interBiz Supply Chain Group solutions are highly tuned to run on the full line of AS/400 hardware. Solutions span the full range of ERP, Warehouse Management, Business Intelligence, E-commerce, and Advanced Planning and Scheduling.

CA-interBiz Supply Chain Group and IBM have partnered to offer Plug and Play capabilities for solutions on the AS/400. Pre-loaded options include two world class ERP solutions and an integrated Warehouse Management solution, in a variety of language options. PRMS is a highly versatile ERP solution meeting the complex manufacturing and distribution needs of a wide range of companies. KBM is a world class full function ERP solution focused on the "to order" manufacturing marketplace. Warehouse Boss is a robust warehouse management system capable of stand alone or fully integrated operation. These preloaded solutions are available over the full range of AS/400's, offering customers the ability to get up and running faster, without the expertise required to load enterprise software.

(#0460) Preload Intentia

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of MOVEX solution from Intentia International.

An IBM AS/400e Custom Server, preloaded with Intentia's MOVEX product, will provide users with the full advantage of implementation ease, agility, scalability, and reconfigurability; and configurations will be fine tuned in advance, thus adding to customer satisfaction.

This offering provides tremendous performance gains for the most demanding e-business, web server, and on-line transaction driven applications; unprecedented Internet security; and the rapid application development and deployment environment that take advantage of such technologies as Java, Lotus Domino and ActiveX.

(#0465) Preload Lilly

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of Lilly VISUAL Manufacturing solution.

Lilly Software Associates (LSA), developers of VISUAL Manufacturing, have enhanced their partnership with IBM to provide affordable business solutions for small and mid-range manufacturing enterprises.

VISUAL Manufacturing, an integrated client/server ERP/APS/MES software system, is available preloaded on all AS/400e servers. This is a unique AS/400e solution for make-to-order, assemble-to-order and mixed mode manufacturers, as it combines the simplicity of Windows point-and-click technology with the reliability and scalability of AS/400e - preloaded.

With more than 2000 customers worldwide, LSA is the only ERP vendor with a U.S. patent for software which concurrently schedules both materials and resources, making it possible for manufacturers to accurately and confidently quote 'Available-to-Promise' delivery dates to their customers. LSA also includes integrated modules to manage the total production environment - from quoting and estimating to shipping and billing. Manufacturers can "see what they're making" every step of the way, and dynamically change conditions to ensure optimal production control and profitability.

(#0470) Preload IBS

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of AWS solution from International Business Systems.

IBS, International Business Systems, with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, is one of the leading international suppliers of Business Application Software and professional services for Supply Chain Management.

The IBS business idea is to develop and install IT-systems that improve the competitiveness of customers. Targeted customers are mainly middle to large size distribution and manufacturing companies, which require advanced logistics and warehouse management systems. As a total solution vendor, IBS offers IT-solutions with both software and hardware as well as professional services, training and methodology to ensure fast and efficient implementation.

Business software, ASW, is a complete and integrated product for business management and administration. It covers all the major business processes within a company, such as purchasing, sales, distribution, customer service and manufacturing, as well as financial and business management. ASW is developed for the international market, and is available in many local languages in more than 30 countries worldwide. ASW is also fully prepared for e-business as well as for handling the euro.

(#0475) Preload E3

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of E3 solutions from E3 Corporation.

E3CRISP managed inventory system allows wholesalers and manufacturers to:

  • Offer unparalleled service
  • Improve their customers' productivity
  • Optimize their inventory levels

E3CRISP solves business problems. Customers benefit from fewer lost sales at the consumer level and greater customer loyalty. Both are the lifeblood of a business.

E3TRIM's advanced inventory management for wholesalers and distributors, and E3SLIM's advanced inventory management for retailers, help businesses:

  • Reduce inventories
  • Improve service
  • Increase buyer productivity
  • Improve profitability
Envision reducing unprofitable inventory turnover by 20 to 30 percent or more -- balancing remaining inventory to deliver more consistent order fill rates to customers.

(#0480) Preload MAPICS

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of MAPICS, Inc., XA solution. MAPICS, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading providers of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application software for manufacturers. Over 2,400 customers have selected MAPICS XA, its current product line. Through affiliate relationships, the company provides solutions to customers in more than 70 countries.

Successful partners for more than 20 years, MAPICS, Inc. and IBM now offer a preload service that delivers an AS/400e with prepackaged MAPICS XA applications already installed. The service will save considerable time and resources at the beginning of ERP implementations. Customers have a quick start-up with the application libraries and national languages preloaded, as well as the necessary license keys applied on the AS/400e. When customers receive the system, they are able to start running the tailoring function in MAPICS Cross Application Support.

The latest models of the AS/400e provide users with expanded security features, increased memory, storage and processing capabilities.

(#0490) Preload Baan

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of BaanERP solution from Baan International

BaanERP:

  • The proven foundation for the BaanSeries
  • Order to Cash foundation for the BaanSeries
  • Open Component Architecture
  • Fully integrated allowing for consistency and visibility across the enterprise
  • Comprehensive international capabilities, supporting multiple languages, tax structures and currencies including the euro
  • Year 2000 compliant
  • Modular components that allow for incremental implementation and migration.

BaanERP, the successor to Baan IV, is a proven enterprise resource planning software application which is fully integrated and provides exceptional functionality across the enterprise. BaanERP consists of a number of interdependent components that can be deployed to meet business needs. The flexibility within BaanERP allows customers to maximize the benefits of both best in class solutions and a fully integrated, high- performance system. BaanERP includes the following components:

  • manufacturing
  • finance
  • project
  • distribution
  • tools

SSA Software Preload Features

(#0430) Preload SSA

(No Longer Available as of January 31, 2001)

Manufacturing plant preload of System Software Associates BPCS solution.

IBM and SSA recognize the ERP market requirement for highly versatile, reliable and scalable solutions that can be rapidly implemented.

The latest release of SSA's BPCS enterprise software, installed at over 6500 customer sites worldwide, enables industrial sector companies to reduce inventory costs, streamline their business process, and respond quickly to changes in the market.

Customers have a choice of AS/400e servers. This provides outstanding price performance, faster processing power and the flexibility to handle all your processing needs.

IBM and SSA have bundled products and services into a solution that is Ready-To-Go and easy to acquire. This comprehensive solution can include software, hardware, full implementation services, support and financing.

Pre-configured network components loaded and shipped to arrive at the same time as the pre-loaded AS/400. This allows customers to rapidly replicate the network configuration for multiple clients, reducing implementation time.

Through an agreement with IBM Global Financing (ICC), SSA can offer financing for the comprehensive solution with competitive rates and flexible terms; giving SSA the ability to meet customers' financial requirements and provide a single point of purchase.

SSA and IBM will continue to work together to deliver comprehensive solutions to meet demands of the industrial sector. We will provide solutions that enable our customers to remain competitive and extend value to their customers and suppliers.

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Tape Cartridges:

The 2.5GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Unit uses the IBM DC9250 Data Cartridge (2.5GB)(16G8436), or equivalent, and the IBM DC6150, IBM DC6525, and IBM DC9120 Data Cartridges. The IBM DC9250 Data Cartridge can only be used in the 2.5GB, 4GB, 13GB, and 25GB drives (read only in the 25GB drive).

The 4GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Unit uses the IBM SLR5-4GB Data Cartridge (59H3660), or equivalent, and the IBM DC6150, IBM DC6525, IBM DC9120, and IBM DC9250. The IBM SLR5-4GB Data Cartridge can only be used in the 4GB and 25GB drives (read only in the 25GB drive).

The 13GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Unit uses the IBM DC5010 Data Cartridge (13GB)(16G8574), or equivalent, and the IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridge (16GB)(59H4175)(PTFs required), or equivalent, and the IBM DC6150, IBM DC6525, IBM DC9120, and IBM DC9250 Data Cartridges. The IBM DC5010 and IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridges can only be used in the 13GB and 25GB drives.

The 16GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Unit writes and reads the IBM DC5010 Data Cartridge (13GB)(16G8574), or equivalent, and the IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridge (16GB)(59H4175), or equivalent. The 16GB drive can read IBM DC9250 and IBM SLR5-4GB Data Cartridges. The IBM DC5010 and IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridges can only be used in the 13GB, 16GB, and 25GB drives.

The 25GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Unit uses the IBM MLR3-25GB Data Cartridge (25GB)(59H4128), or equivalent, the IBM MLR1-16GB Data Cartridge (16GB)(59H4175), or equivalent, and the IBM DC5010 Data Cartridge (13GB)(16G8574), or equivalent. The 25GB drive can read IBM DC9250 and IBM SLR5-4GB Data Cartridges. IBM MLR3-25GB Data Cartridges can only be used in the 25GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape units.

Cleaning Cartridges and Kits:

The 2.5GB, 4GB, 13GB, 16GB and 25GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape Units use the IBM .25-Inch Cleaning Cartridge (59H4366).

Sales and Support:

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