IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD version 7.4.16 - System x



ServerGuide is an IBM server installation assistant that simplifies the process of installing and configuring IBM System x, eServer xSeries and BladeCenter servers. ServerGuide goes beyond hardware configuration by assisting with the installation of your operating system, the latest system device drivers and other system components with minimal user intervention.

ServerGuide helps you reduce your total cost of ownership by simplifying server deployment and installation complexity. ServerGuide contains built-in intelligence to recognize the machine types of servers and other hardware. As a result, the installation and configuration choices are designed for your system. In today's market, new servers are announced frequently. You can set up your server w ith confidence because ServerGuide is continually enhanced to support new IBM systems. ServerGuide combines installation knowledge obtained from server development, server testing, business and alliance experience, and customer feedback.

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Why use ServerGuide?


ServerGuide accelerates and simplifies the installation of IBM servers in the following ways:
  • Assists with installing popular operating systems
    Provides updated device drivers based on the hardware detected.
  • Reduces reboots during hardware configuration and native operating system installation
    With fewer reboots and your server up and running sooner, your IT personnel can complete other tasks, which reduces your total cost of ownership.
  • Provides consistency and confidence in server installation
    ServerGuide guides you through well-planned and well-designed user interface dialogues.
  • Provides access to additional firmware and drivers not applied at install time
    Access to additional firmware and drivers not applied at install time (adapter cardswhich may not be machineat install times and added later), as well as system drivers for other types of IBM servers.

ServerGuide Scripting Toolkit

Version 7.4.16 supports the following servers

  • IBM BladeCenter HS20 (7981, 1884)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS40 (8839)
  • IBM eServer 326m (7969, 7992)
  • IBM eServer xSeries 100 (8486)
  • IBM eServer xSeries 206m (8485, 8490)
  • IBM eServer xSeries 226 (8488, 8648)
  • IBM eServer xSeries 236 (8841)
  • IBM eServer xSeries 306m (1887, 8491, 8849)
  • IBM eServer xSeries 336 (1879, 8837)
  • IBM eServer xSeries 346 (1880, 8840)

Supported 32-bit Microsoft Windows operating systems


Note: All operating systems may not be supported on all systems listed. See IBM ServerProven NOS support.
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 (Enterprise, Standard and Web Editions)
  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 (Standard/Premium Edition)

Supported 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating systems


Note: All operating systems may not be supported on all systems listed. See IBM ServerProven NOS support.
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 x64 (Standard and Enterprise Editions)

Supported languages

  • English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese

Applicable countries and regions

 


Document id:  MIGR-5072250
Last modified:  2009-04-21
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