In addition to the printed Important Notices document and this User's Guide, the
following documentation for the dx340 system-board tray, 2U chassis, and 3U
chassis is provided in Portable Document Format (PDF) on the IBM Documentation
v Warranty and Support Information
v Safety Information
v Problem Determination and Service Guide
Depending on the hardware configuration, additional documentation might be
included on the IBM Documentation CD.
The iDataPlex documentation might be updated occasionally, or technical updates
might be available to provide additional information that is not included in the
documentation. These updates are available from the IBM Systems Information
Center. To check for updated iDataPlex information and technical updates, go to
The updated iDataPlex documentation also is available from the IBM Support Web
site. To check for updated documentation and technical updates, complete the
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure
might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/.
2. Under Product support, click System x.
3. Under Popular links, click Publications lookup.
4. From the Product family menu, select System x iDataPlex dx340 server and
This document contains information about the terms of the warranty and getting
service and assistance.
This document contains translated caution and danger statements. Each caution
and danger statement that appears in the documentation has a number that you
can use to locate the corresponding statement in your language in the Safety
This document contains information to help you solve problems yourself, and it
contains information for service technicians.
Chapter 1. Introduction