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Configuration Tools

Configuration and Options Guide [CoG] (paper configuration tool)
                http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/cog/
            Monthly updated document. Useful for research and to see options not surfaced up by the wizards in the computerized tools.



Standalone Solutions Configuration Tool [SSCT] (installable config tool)
            http://lesc.lenovo.com/ssct/
            Build to order configurations only
            Save as .tp3 and export as .xls


Online Configuration Tool [LESC]
           
http://lesc.lenovo.com
            - Configurator Mode: Preconfigured (TopSeller) = Build to Order (BTO)
            - Configurator Mode: Configure to Order (CTO) = Lenovo factory built, fully customized
            Save all as .zip (includes .xls)

xREF and PSREF documents (chipset details, some part numbers)
            System x - https://lenovopress.com/pdfs/1607/redpxref.pdf
            ThinkServer - http://www.lenovo.com/psref/pdf/ThinkServer.pdf



Lenovo ToolsCenter

https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/LNVO-center

 

Deployment
- ServerGuide (sunsetting)
- Bootable Media Creator [BoMC] (pre-install firmware updates from a bootable image)

Configuration
- Advanced Settings Utility [ASU] (CLI for UEFI settings)
- MegaRAID Storage Manager [MSM] (in-OS raid card tools)

Updates
- Bootable Media Creator [BoMC] (10gigE firmware updates, out of OS updates)
- Update Express System Pack [UXSPI] (in OS updates of firmware and drivers)



Whitepapers and other documents

https://lenovopress.com/

            - “Product Guide” documents for product whitepapers
            (i.e. search type: product guide, term: x3650)          
            - Reference architecture guides
            (i.e. search type: reference architecture, term: Nutanix)



Warranty information

Warranty Lookup
                http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/warrantylookup
                For those who recall the old IBM site, this no longer surfaces up the list of factory installed parts.
                That is no longer available on external websites.

Warranty policy information
            https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/warrantylookup/warrantypolicy

Warranty extensions and upgrades
           
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/thinkservers/global_data_center_services_agreement_english.pdf



Support information

Support website
           
http://support.lenovo.com

Support phone number
            800-IBM-SERV

More details available in the Lenovo Support Plan [LSP], and solution specific addendums to the LSP (HANA, HPC, Storage, others). As of this publication, those files are not available on an external website.



Feature on Demand

Feature on Demand [FoD] guide
           
https://lenovopress.com/redp4895-using-system-x-features-on-demand

Feature on Demand support team email
           
fod@lenovo.com

Feature on Demand registration websites
            https://fod.lenovo.com/lkms/
            https://fod2.lenovo.com/lkms/  (if geo restrictions block the primary site)



xClarity systems management

xClarity Administration and Planning Guide
           
https://lenovopress.com/sg248296-lenovo-xclarity-administrator-planning-and-implementation-guide

xClarity download
           
http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/systems/software/systems-management/xclarity/
            The same code is used for trial and production.

xClarity Adminsitrator whitepaper
             
https://lenovopress.com/tips1200-lenovo-xclarity-administrator

xClarity Demo
             
http://www.lenovoxclarity.com/demo/index.html
           
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UP_ILp3p5Rw



Parts for post-warranty and End of Life (EOL) products

ELP - Extended Life Program – server focus
           
http://www.triathloncc.com/elp.html
           
http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/systems/services/extended-lifecycle/

OCP - Options Continuation Program – client focus
           
www.itxchange.com

IBM Parts
           
http://www-304.ibm.com/shop/americas/content/home/store_IBMPublicUSA/en_US/Upgrades.html 



Video presentations, tech talks, etc

Technical Sales Team Brown Bag and Foundational series recordings
            https://cowork.us.extranet.lenovo.com/teams/ftsstechsalesportal/SitePages/Home.aspx

Lenovo North America x86 Virtual User Group
            https://cowork.us.extranet.lenovo.com/promotions/nax86vug/SitePages/Home.aspx