IBM System x
Configuration and Options Guide


(16 December 2014)

Version 218.0

The IBM System x Configuration and Options Guide (COG) is now available in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). The Configuration and Options Guide contains general configuration information about IBM products and supported options, such as, IBM System x®; BladeCenter; Blade Servers and other servers.

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Versions of this document released on or after August 8th, 2006, will contain references to feature codes.


A four-digit feature code is used to specify a component that is configurable in the IBM configurators, the eBusiness Configurator (eConfig) and the IBM Web-based Hardware Configurator, used in US and Canada. Options that do not have feature codes cannot be integrated by IBM into a system using these IBM configurators. To purchase options separately, refer to the option part number provided in this document.

For more details about feature codes, contact your IBM representative.


16 December 2014