Installing and Configuring the Edge Switch 2/32
2. Allow or prohibit host (OSI server) control by selecting Host Control
Prohibited. If a check mark displays, host control is prohibited.
3. Click Activate to enable a change and allow or prohibit open systems host
Perform this procedure to configure the FICON management server and enable
FICON host control of the switch. Implementing host control requires installation of
System Automation for Operating System/390 (SA OS/390), version 1.2 or later.
To configure the FICON management server:
1. At the Hardware View page for the selected switch, choose Configure >
Management Server. The Configure FICON Management Server dialog box
displays, as shown in
Figure 2–16: Configure FICON Management server dialog box
2. Enable or disable the following options by clicking the associated check box:
Switch Clock Alert Mode—this option enables or disables a warning
message that displays if the switch is set to periodically synchronize date and
time with the HAFM server (see
page 2–21). Synchronizing date and time with the HAFM server may conflict
with the date and time set from the attached host. If a check mark displays,
clock alert mode is enabled.
Programmed offline state control—this option enables or disables host
(S/390 or zSeries 900) ability to set the switch offline state. If a check mark
displays, control is enabled.
Host Control Prohibited—this option allows or prohibits host (S/390 or
zSeries 900) control of the switch. If a check mark displays, host control is
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