This page is the 'homepage' of the Linux on System z snIPL 'simple network IPL' package.

Introduction

The snIPL package now consists of two commands snipl and sncap.

snIPL - simple network IPL - is a command line tool which serves as remote linux image control using basic Support Element (SE) functions or basic z/VM system management functions on one or more images.

sncap – simple network processing unit capacity management command line tool which allows to dynamically change Central Processing Complex (CPC) processing unit capacity from Linux environments using Support Element functions. In particular, you can use sncap to activate or deactivate temporary capacity records and query the temporary capacity record or CPC state information.

Download area - current: snIPL packages

Date Component Package-page
2014-01-23 snIPL V.2.3.1 Development stream snIPL V.2.3.1
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM

Archive: Links to previous snIPL packages

Package Drop date Components
snIPL V.2.3.0 2013-09-30 Development stream snIPL V.2.3.0
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM
snIPL V.2.2.1 2011-12-16 Development stream snIPL V.2.2.1
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM
snIPL V.2.2.0 2011-06-30 Development stream snIPL V.2.2.0
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM
snIPL V.2.1.9 2010-09-16 Development stream snIPL V.2.1.9
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM
snIPL V.2.1.8 2010-05-28 Development stream snIPL V.2.1.8
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM
snIPL V.2.1.7 2010-03-12 Development stream snIPL V.2.1.7
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM
snIPL V.2.1.6 2009-09-23 Development stream snIPL V.2.1.6
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM
snIPL V.2.1.5 2009-03-20 Development stream snIPL V.2.1.5
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM
snIPL V.2.1.4 2009-01-08 Development stream snIPL V.2.1.4
Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM

For older snIPL packages visit Useful add-ons: snIPL in the Archive.

Contact the IBM team

If you want to contact the Linux on System z IBM team refer to the Contact the Linux on System z IBM team page.