lists the attributes of the channel options supported on z196 servers, the required connector and cable types, the maximum unrepeated distance, and the bit rate.
At least one ESCON, FICON, ISC, or IFB feature is required.
Statement of Direction:
•The z196 and the z114 are the last servers to offer ordering of ESCON channels. IBM intends not to support ESCON channels on future System z servers.
•The z196 and the z114 are the last System z servers to offer ordering of ISC-3 Links.
Table C-1 z196 and z114 channel ...