IBM Resource Link is a technical support website included in the comprehensive set of tools and resources available for IBM Systems from the IBM support site.

Resource Link uses IBM Registration for access. Use your IBM Registration ID (IBM ID) and password to sign in.

Why register for IBM Resource Link?

IBM Resource Link is a secure, password-protected site. Registration is required. In return, you'll get access to technical support specifically for you:

You can also get access to additional technical support specifically for your IBM products upon verifying your entitlement or product ownership.

What you'll find on IBM Resource Link

Upon signing in to IBM Resource Link, you'll find all the areas you would expect to find on a technical support website:

But IBM Resource Link, a secure password-protected site, provides technical information and resources you won't find on other sites. Here are just a few examples:

CHPID Mapping Tool

If you've recently ordered an IBM z Systems server, use this tool to get ready for system installation by customizing its CHPID assignments in advance

Customer Initiated Upgrade

Order Capacity on Demand records you can use to activate permanent or temporary hardware upgrades of your z Systems.

Customized planning information

If you've recently ordered an IBM z Systems server, get installation planning information customized specifically for your machine.

Machine information

Get reports based on data transmitted to IBM from your z Systems.

z Systems product publications

Browse and download publications for z Systems.

Subscription services

Machine information, publications... subscribe to these and other areas of technical support and you'll be notified by email when new information becomes available.