Service tools

Service tools are used to configure, manage, and service all models of the IBM® i.

Service tools can be accessed from dedicated service tools (DST) or system service tools (SST). Service tools user IDs are required if you want to access DST, SST, and to use the IBM Navigator for i functions for disk unit management.

Service tools user IDs have been referred to as DST user profiles, DST user IDs, service tools user profiles, or a variation of these names. Within this topic collection, the term service tools user IDs is used.