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4.3.2 Service information
The following figures show the service information collected and sent to IBM by various
Service Agents based on the operating system or the system. These figures show that a
partition is controlled by an HMC, and the HMC is connected to it.
Table 4-2 shows the service information collected and sent to IBM by the various Service
Agents for the System i platforms.
Table 4-2 System i or i5/OS service information
Windows
stand-alone
SA on Windows N/A Yes No
Windows Director
Extension
SA on Windows N/A Yes No
Linux
stand-alone
(X86)
SA on Linux N/A Yes No
Linux Director
Extension (X86)
SA on Linux N/A Yes No
z/OS Handled by the z/OS
HMC
N/A Yes Yes
Storage:
DS8000™
SA on Storage N/A Yes No
n series Reported by n series
call home (Auto
support)
N/A Yes N/A
Operating
System
Report platform
errors
Report partition
errors
Report
service
information
Automatic
fix download
Operating system Hardware
information
Software information Other information
Service Agent for
i5/OS (stand-alone or
partition)
򐂰 Hardware
resources
򐂰 IPL type
򐂰 Disk details
򐂰 ASP
򐂰 Consolidated
hardware
information
򐂰 System
configuration
򐂰 Vital product
data (VPD)
򐂰 Software
resources
򐂰 Software license
򐂰 Software license
usage information
򐂰 Fixes
򐂰 Fix groups
򐂰 Service attributes
򐂰 Network attributes
򐂰 TCP/IP domain
information
򐂰 TCP/IP status: IPv4
and IPv6
򐂰 TCP/IP attributes:
IPv4 and IPv6
򐂰 TCP/IP network
interface: IPv4 and
IPv6
򐂰 TCP/IP network
routes: IPv4 and
IPv6
򐂰 TCP/IP
Point-to-Point
Protocol (PPP)
setting
򐂰 System register
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Table 4-3 shows the service information collected and sent to IBM by the various Service
Agents based on the System p platform, AIX, or Linux operating system.
Table 4-3 Service information for System p platform, AIX, or Linux
Table 4-4 shows the service information collected and sent to IBM by the various Service
Agents based on System i or System p platform’s use of HMC.
Table 4-4 Service information based on System i platform’s or System p platform’s use of HMC
Table 4-5 shows the service information collected and sent to IBM by the various Service
Agents based on the System x platform and Windows or Linux operating system.
Operating
System
Hardware
information
Software
information
Other information
Service Agent for
AIX stand-alone
򐂰 Hardware
information
򐂰 Vital product data
(VPD)
򐂰 Workload Manager
information (WLM)
򐂰 Installed
software
򐂰 Fixes
򐂰 PM AIX data
򐂰 SNAP data
򐂰 File system information
򐂰 Printer information
򐂰 System network
information
򐂰 TCP/IP information
Service Agent for
AIX partition
N/A 򐂰 Installed
software
򐂰 Fixes
N/A
Service Agent for
Linux stand-alone
(Power)
򐂰 Hardware
information
򐂰 Vital product data
(VPD)
򐂰 Installed
software
򐂰 Fixes
򐂰 PM AIX data
򐂰 SNAP data
򐂰 File system information
򐂰 Printer information
򐂰 System network
information
򐂰 TCP/IP information
Service Agent for
Linux - partition
(Power)
N/A 򐂰 Installed
software
򐂰 Fixes
N/A
Operating System Hardware
information
Software information Other information
HMC 򐂰 Complete
information for
each partition,
including
unallocated
hardware
򐂰 Hardware and
other information
for AIX and Linux
(Power) partitions
Information about
itself, AIX, and Linux
(Power) partitions
N/A

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