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IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX: Adapter Support Updates



Document Author:

Michael E Herrera


Document ID:

FLASH10825


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

05/31/2018


Product(s) covered:

PowerHA SystemMirror







Abstract: IBM PowerHA for AIX has added support for the following adapters. Unless otherwise noted this support includes vSCSI/NPIV through an underlying VIOS where applicable (FC adapters). Note that this is applicable for all PowerHA SystemMirror V7.X releases.

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX: Adapter Support Updates

Updated May 25, 2018

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX has added support for the following adapters. Unless otherwise noted, this support includes vSCSI/NPIV through an underlying VIOS where applicable (F/C adapters).

Please refer to the following information for support details.

Power Adapters
Feature Code
Description
Min. AIX Level
Support Date
SANCom Support
EN0H, EN0J(1)
PCIe2 LP 2x10Gb FCoE 2x1GbE SFP+ Adapter
6.1 TL 7 SP 9
6.1 TL 8 SP 4
7.1 TL 1 SP 9
7.1 TL 2 SP 4
9/30/2013
No
EN10, EN11(1)
PCIe2 2-port (2 10GbE) Integrated FCoE + NIC CNA Adapter
6.1 TL 7 SP 9
6.1 TL 8 SP 4
7.1 TL 1 SP 9
7.1 TL 2 SP 4
9/30/2013
No
EN0A, EN0B
PCIe2 16 Gb 2-port Fibre Channel Adapter
6.1 TL 7 SP 9
6.1 TL 8 SP 4
7.1 TL 1 SP 9
7.1 TL 2 SP 4
9/30/2013
No
5284/5287PCIe2 2-port 10GbE SR Adapter
6.1 TL 7 SP 9
6.1 TL 8 SP 4
7.1 TL 1 SP 9
7.1 TL 2 SP 4
7/23/2014
No
5286/5288
PCIe2 10Gb SFP+ Adapter
6.1 TL 7 SP 9
6.1 TL 8 SP 4
7.1 TL 1 SP 9
7.1 TL 2 SP 4
02/07/2014
No
5899/5260
PCIe2 4-port 1 GbE Adapter
6.1 TL 7 SP 9
6.1 TL 8 SP 4
7.1 TL 1 SP 9
7.1 TL 2 SP 4
02/07/2014
No
1768
Dual 10 Gb Copper + Dual 1 Gb Ethernet
6.1 TL 7 SP 9
6.1 TL 8 SP 4
7.1 TL 1 SP 9
7.1 TL 2 SP 4
02/07/2014
No
1769
Dual 10 Gb Optical and dual 1 Gb Ethernet
6.1 TL 7 SP 9
6.1 TL 8 SP 4
7.1 TL 1 SP 9
7.1 TL 2 SP 4
02/07/2014
No
EN0S, EN0T (2)
PCIe2 4-Port (10Gb+1GbE) SR+RJ45 Adapter
AIX 6.1 TL8 SP6
AIX 6.1 TL9 SP5
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP5
10/31/2014
No
EN0U, EN0V (2)
PCIe2 4-Port (10Gb+1GbE) SFP+ Copper+RJ45 Adapter
AIX 6.1 TL8 SP6
AIX 6.1 TL9 SP5
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP5
10/31/2014
No
EN0W, EN0X, EL3Z (2)
PCIe2 LP 2-port 10/1GbE BaseT RJ45 Adapter
AIX 6.1 TL8 SP6 AIX 6.1 TL9 SP5
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP5
10/31/2014
No
EC27, EC28
PCIe2 LP 2-Port 10GbE RoCE SFP+ Adapter
AIX 6.1 TL8 SP6 AIX 6.1 TL9 SP5
AIX 7.1 TL2 SP5
AIX 7.1 TL03 SP4
12/12/2014
N/A
EC29, EC30
PCIe2 LP 2-Port 10GbE RoCE SR Adapter
AIX 6.1 TL8 SP6 AIX 6.1 TL9 SP5
AIX 7.1 TL2 SP5
AIX 7.1 TL03 SP4
12/12/2014
N/A
EN0L, EN0K (3)
PCIe2 4-port (10Gb FCoE and 1GbE) Copper and RJ45 Adapter (SR-IOV)
AIX 6.1 TL9 SP2
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP2
01/15/2015
No
EJ0M
PCIe3 RAID SAS quad-port 6Gb LP Adapter AIX 6.1 TL9 SP4
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP3
06/30/2015
No
EN16
PCIe3 LPX 4-port 10GbE SR Adapter AIX 6.1 TL9 SP4
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP3
06/30/2015
No
EC3A
PCIe3 LP 2-Port 40 GbE NIC RoCE QSFP+ AdapterHA 713 SP4:
AIX 6.1 TL9 SP6
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP6

HA 7.2:
AIX 6.1 TL9 SP6
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP6
AIX 7.1 TL4 SP1
AIX 7.2 SP1
05/20/2016
No
EC3B
PCIe3 2-Port 40 GbE NIC RoCE QSFP+ Adapter AIX 6.1 TL9 SP4
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP3
07/31/2015
No
EC2N
PCIe3 2-port 10GbE NIC&RoCE SR Adapter AIX 6.1 TL9 SP4
AIX 7.1 TL3 SP3
07/31/2015
No
EC3L
EC3M
PCIe3 2-port 100 GbE NIC & ROCE QSFP28 adaptersHA 7.2, 7.2.1, 7.2.2:
* AIX 7.1 TL4 SP3
* AIX 7.1 TL5
* AIX 7.2 SP3
* AIX 7.2 TL1
* AIX 7.2 TL2
05/25/2018
No


Notes:

1. It is recommended that the latest Service packs be deployed for AIX levels. The following APARs are required for the above support (Note that you if you chose the recent levels of AIX TL & SP these fixes may already be incldued:
AIX Level
APAR
7.1 T1 SP9
IV49472
7.1 TL2 SP4
IIV49023
7.1 TL4
IV64541


2. SR-IOV assigned to VIOS requires VIOS 2.2.3.2 or later.

Network failure detection related file netmon.cf should be configured correctly for SR-IOV network interface failure detection.


For more information about netmon.cf, please refer to the following:
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSPHQG_7.1.0/com.ibm.powerha.plangd/ha_plan_vitrual_network.htm



Clients are advised to obtain the latest service updates for this support. For the latest fixes and recommended AIX+PowerHA levels please visit:

ibm.biz/PowerHAfixes

IBM Service can be obtained from the IBM Electronic Fix Distribution site at:
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

PowerHA SystemMirror updates can be obtained from:
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/hacmp/home.html

For questions or concerns, please send a note to HA Feedback at:
HA Solutions Feedback/Poughkeepsie/IBM or
hafeedbk@us.ibm.com


* Trademark or registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.



Classification:

Software

Category:

Installation and Migration




Platform(s):

IBM Power Systems



O/S:

AIX

Keywords:

powerha, hacmp, 10GB, 16gb, EN0H, EN0J, EN10, EN11, EN0A, EN0B, EC23, EC24, EC2E

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