Device adapters

A device adapter is an I/O adapter that transfers data to and from the storage devices within the system.

Device adapter properties

ID
The ID number for the device adapter.
I/O Enclosure
The number of the I/O enclosure that contains the device adapter.
Frame
The number of the frame that contains the device adapter.
State
The current state of the device adapter as follows:
Online
The device adapter is operating normally.
Service required
The device adapter is online but requires service. A call home was initiated to IBM® Hardware Support.
Service in progress
The device adapter is being serviced.
Offline
The device adapter requires service. A call home was initiated to IBM Hardware Support.
DA pair
The identifier of the device adapter pair that the device adapter belongs to.
S/N
The serial number of the device adapter.
Location Code
A unique value that is assigned by the storage system to identify the component.