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8686-6RX IBM eServer xSeries 360 w/ Cluster Services
Network Server
17 Oct 2002
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
GroupWise(v6) NetWare 5.1
NetWare 6 NetWare Enterprise Web Server(v3.6)
Novell BorderManager(v3.6) Novell Cluster Services 1.6
Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS)(v2.1) Novell Small Business Suite 6
Novell iFolder(v1.0) Support Pack 2 for NetWare 6
Support Pack 5 for NetWare 5.1 eDirectory (v8.6)

Product Description
IBM eServer xSeries 360, 4-way Intel® XeonTM Processor MP price/performance server. 3U rack-optimized chassis, Up to four Intel® XeonTM Processors MP, two standard 1GB standard/8GB max ChipkillTM ECC SDRAM double data rate memory. One 64-bit/133MHz, one 64-bit/100MHz and four 64-bit/66MHz ActiveTM PCI-X slots. Featuring IBM Enterprise X-ArchitectureTM technology for delivering remote I/O scalability via the RXE-100 Remote Expansion Enclosure (perfect for SANs and clusters).

Test Configuration
Product/Model/Rev8686-6RX IBM eServer xSeries 360 w/ Cluster Services/8686 /Rev. 1RX
CD-ROM Drive IBM 24X-10X IDE
CPU4 Intel Xeon (tm) MP; 1.6 GHz
Hard Disk Drive 19K0653 IBM Netfinity 36.4GB 10K-4 FC Hot Swap HDD (ST33670FC); 36.4 GB; FibreChannel
19K0655 IBM 9.1GB 10K Ultra160 SCSI Hot Swap HDD
36L9744 IBM Netfinity 9.1GB Wide Ultra2 SCSI Hot-Swap SL HDD
37L6209 IBM Netfinity EXP 9.1GB 10K-3 FC Hot Swap HDD
Host Bus Adapter Adaptec Integrated AIC-7892 ; Ultra3/Ultra160M SCSI
IBM 00N6881 FAStT Host Adapter
19K1246 IBM TotalStorage FAStT FC-2 Host Bus Adapter; FibreChannel
IBM On-Board ATA-100 EIDE Controller
Hub Adapter 03K9306 IBM Fibre Channel Cable (25 Meter)
03K9306 IBM Fibre Channel Cable (5 Meter)
03K9308 IBM Fibre Channel Short-Wave GBIC
19K1247 IBM 1M LC-LC Fibre Channel Cable
19K1248 IBM 5M LC-LC Fibre Channel Cable
19K1249 IBM 25M LC-LC Fibre Channel Cable
19K1250 IBM LC-SC Fibre Channel Adapter Cable
19K1271 IBM Short-wave SFP Module
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device 1742-1RU IBM TotalStorage FAStT 700 Stoage Server; FibreChannel
3542-2RU IBM FAStT 200 Storage Server ; FibreChannel
3552-1RU IBM FAStT 500 Storage Server ; FibreChannel
3560-1RU IBM FAStT EXP500 Storage Expansion Unit ; FibreChannel
Switching System 2109F16 IBM TotalStorage SAN Fibre Channel Switch F16; Topology Fabric
2109S16 IBM Enterprise Storage Switch 2109 S16; Topology Fabric
IBM QLogic SANbox2 Fibre Channel Switch
Video Adapter S3 Savage4; BIOS 1; Graphics Chip 86C397; 8 MB; Video Resolution SVGA; SVGA
Bus Type 2 64-bit PCI Hot Plug
4 64-bit PCI-X Hot Plug
Computer TypeRack Mount
Floppy Type1.44 MB
Mother Board RevisionA
RAM2048 MB
System Test Kit Version2

Product File Specifications
PSM Driver(s):
File Name Version SizeDate
MPS14.PSMV2.0545976 bytes 08-Aug-2001

Adapters and drivers used in testing
Adapter Driver Type File Name Date Size
IBM 00N6881 FAStT Host Adapter
QL2200.HAM 29-Jun-2000 03:21 PM113293
19K1246 IBM TotalStorage FAStT FC-2 Host Bus Adapter
QL2300.HAM 11-Jul-2002 02:15 PM162392
Adaptec Integrated AIC-7892
NWPA ADPT160M.HAM 15-Oct-1999 02:27 PM140227
NWPA ADPT160M.HAM 09-Aug-2000 05:10 PM140601
NWPA ADPT160M.HAM 17-Aug-2001 02:59 PM145051
IBM On-Board ATA-100 EIDE Controller
NWPA IDEATA.HAM 05-Jun-2000 10:41 AM31592
IDEATA.HAM 13-Feb-2001 06:15 PM35812
NWPA IDEATA.HAM 01-Sep-2001 05:11 PM36641
34L4701 IBM 10/100 Eternet Security Adapter (non-US triple DES)
C HSM v1.11 CE100B.LAN 16-Jul-2001 04:15 AM85625
IBM 16/4 Token-Ring PCI Adapter 2
32-bit ODI ASM IBMTRPO.LAN 16-Jul-1999 02:46 AM92781
Integrated Intel(R) 82559 LAN Chipset with WOL
32-bit ODI C CE100B.LAN 24-Nov-1999 02:41 PM69236

The term Tested and Approved applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

IBM Help Center
3039 Cornwallis Rd,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Toll Free: (800) 772-2227
Website: www.ibm.com
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