9490/9x40 - Should the UIM with FICON Support be Used when Running z/OS Even if the Drives will be ESCON Attached (Doc ID 1016727.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2014

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek 9490 Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun StorageTek 9840 Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun StorageTek 9940 Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms

Goal

Should the UIM with FICON support be used when running z/OS even if the drives will be ESCON attached?
Should the UIM with FICON support be used when running OS/390 2.8 or higher even if the drives will be ESCON attached?

Solution

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