Hardware Management Console and Support Elements
The Hardware Management Console (HMC) supports many functions and tasks to extend the management capabilities of IBM z14 servers. When tasks are performed on the HMC, the commands are sent to one or more Support Elements (SEs), which then issue commands to their central processor complexes (CPCs).
Note: Throughout this chapter, “z14” refers to IBM z14 Model M0x (Machine Type 3906) unless otherwise specified.
This chapter includes the following topics: