Hardware withdrawal: IBM POWER7 parts and activations

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 917-140
August 22, 2017

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Effective October 31, 2017, March 31, 2018, and December 31, 2018, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following products. On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM.

You can obtain the products on an as-available basis through IBM Business Partners.

If you have a continuing need for this machine/model type, go to the IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment website to check on availability or utilize the request a quote to communicate your specific requirements. IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment has the largest inventory of used IBM systems that are refurbished, tested, and warranted for a minimum of 90 days.



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The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems™ machine types:

Effective October 31, 2017

Feature withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model Feature
Disk/Media Backplane                              8412  EAD     5652 
                                                  9117  MMB          
                                                  9117  MMC          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHB          
                                                  9179  MHC          
                                                  9179  MHD          
4.42 GHz Proc Card, 0/16 Core POWER7+, 16 DDR3
Memory Slots                                      9179  MHD     EPH0 
3.72 GHz Proc Card, 0/32 Core POWER7+, 16 DDR3
Memory Slots                                      9179  MHD     EPH2 
3.72 GHz Proc Card, 0/32 Core POWER7+, 16 DDR3
Memory Slots                                      8412  EAD     EPH3 
4.22 GHz Proc Card, 0/12 Core POWER7+, 16 DDR3
Memory Slots                                      9117  MMD     EPM0 
3.80 GHz Proc Card, 0/16 Core POWER7+, 16 DDR3
Memory Slots                                      9117  MMD     EPM1 

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective March 31, 2018

Feature withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model Feature
19 inch, 1.8 meter high rack                      8202  E4D     0551 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T
        
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
19 inch, 2.0 meter high rack                      8202  E4D     0553 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
4 port USB PCIe Adapter                           8202  E4D     2728 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
Serv Interface Cable Multiple Drawers             8412  EAD     3671 
                                                  9117  MMB          
                                                  9117  MMC          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHB          
                                                  9179  MHC          
                                                  9179  MHD          
Serv Interface Cable- 3 and 4 Enclosure           9117  MMB     3672 
                                                  9117  MMC          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHB          
                                                  9179  MHC          
                                                  9179  MHD          
Serv Interface Cable- 4 Enclosure                 9117  MMB     3673 
                                                  9117  MMC          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHB          
                                                  9179  MHC          
                                                  9179  MHD          
Processor Cable, Multiple Drawers, 4 socket       8412  EAD     3715 
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
Processor Cable, Multiple Drawers, 4 socket       8412  EAD     3716 
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
Processor Cable, Three,Four-Drawer System, 4
socket                                            9117  MMD     3717 
                                                  9179  MHD          
Processor Cable, Four-Drawer System, 4 socket     9117  MMD     3718 
                                                  9179  MHD          
PCIe2 LP 4-port 1GbE Adapter                      8202  E4D     5260 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T
          
                                                  8268  E1D
Memory Riser Card                                 8231  E1D     5265 
                                                  8231  E2D
          
                                                  8268  E1D
PCIe LP POWER GXT145 Graphics Accelerator         8202  E4D     5269 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
PCIe LP 2-Port 1GbE SX Adapter                    8202  E4D     5274 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T
          
                                                  8268  E1D
          
PCIe LP 2-x4-port SAS Adapter 3Gb                 8202  E4D     5278 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D
          
                                                  8268  E1D
System AC Power Supply, 1925 W                    8202  E4D     5532 
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1T
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
0/32GB DDR3 Memory (4X8GB) DIMMS - 1066 MHz -
POWER7 CoD Memory                                 9117  MMD     5600 
                                                  9179  MHD          
0/64GB DDR3 Memory (4X16GB) DIMMS - 1066 MHz -
POWER7 CoD Memory                                 9117  MMD     5601 
                                                  9179  MHD          
0/128GB DDR3 Memory (4X32GB) DIMMS - 1066 MHz -
POWER7 CoD Memory                                 9117  MMD     5602 
                                                  9179  MHD          
1 Gigabit iSCSI TOE PCI-X on Copper Media Adapter 8202  E4D     5713 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
POWER GXT145 PCI Express Graphics Accelerator     8202  E4D     5748 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T          
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
4Gbps Fibre Channel (2-Port)                      8202  E4D     5749 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
4 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Port Fibre Channel
Adapter                                           8202  E4D     5774 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T          
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
12X I/O Drawer PCIe, SFF disk                     8202  E4D     5802 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L2T
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
12X I/O Drawer PCIe, No Disk                      8202  E4D     5877 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L2T
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
EXP24S SFF Gen2-bay Drawer                        8202  E4D     5887 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2T
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8284  22A          
                                                  8286  41A          
                                                  8286  42A          
                                                  8408  44E          
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8408  E8E          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9080  MHE          
                                                  9080  MME          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9119  MHE          
                                                  9119  MME          
                                                  9179  MHD          
PCIe Dual-x4 SAS Adapter                          8202  E4D     5901 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T          
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
PCI Blind Swap Cassette Kit, Double Wide
Adapters, Type III                                8248  L4T     7863 
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
System CEC Enclosure with IBM BEZEL, I/O
Backplane, and System Midplane                    9117  MMD     EB85 
System CEC Enclosure with OEM BEZEL, I/O
Backplane, and System Midplane                    9117  MMD     EB86 
System CEC Enclosure with IBM BEZEL, I/O
Backplane, and System Midplane                    9179  MHD     EB95 
System CEC Enclosure with OEM BEZEL, I/O
Backplane, and System Midplane                    9179  MHD     EB96 
System CEC Enclosure with IBM BEZEL               8412  EAD     EB97 
Rear Door Heat Exchanger for 2.0 Meter Slim Rack  8202  E4D     EC15 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
32GB (2 x 16GB RDIMMs) 4Gb DDR3 1066 MHz System
Memory                                            7895  23X     EEME 
                                                  7895  43X          
                                                  7954  24X          
64GB (2 x 32GB RDIMMs) 4Gb DDR3 1066 MHz System
Memory                                            7895  23A     EEMF 
                                                  7895  23X          
                                                  7895  43X          
                                                  7954  24X          
Memory Riser Card - PowerLinux (Zero-priced)      8246  L1T     EL0A 
                                                  8246  L2T          
Memory Riser Card - PowerLinux                    8246  L1D     EL0K 
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
PCIe LP 2-x4-port SAS Adapter 3Gb - PowerLinux    8246  L1D     EL10 
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
8GB (2x4GB) Memory DIMMs - 1066 MHz, 2Gb DDR3
DRAM                                              8246  L1D     EL1F 
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T          
EXP24S SFF Gen2-bay Drawer                        8247  21L     EL1S 
                                                  8247  22L          
                                                  8247  42L          
                                                  8248  L4T          
16GB (2x8GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, 4Gb DDR3
DRAM                                              8246  L1D     EL2S 
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T          
32GB (2x16GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, 4Gb DDR3
DRAM                                              8246  L1D     EL2T 
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T          
64GB (2x32GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, 4Gb DDR3
DRAM                                              8246  L1D     EL2U 
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
12X I/O Drawer PCIe, SFF disk                     8248  L4T     EL36 
12X I/O Drawer PCIe, No Disk                      8248  L4T     EL37 
4.0 GHz, 8-core POWER7+ Processor DCM (2x4-core)  8248  L4T     EL3H 
3.5 GHz, 8-core POWER7+ Processor DCM (2x4-core)  8248  L4T     EL3J 
Memory Riser Card                                 8202  E4D     EM01 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8248  L4T          
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  9109  RMD          
8GB (2x4GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, 2Gb DDR3 DRAM 8202  E4D     EM08 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  9109  RMD          
0/32GB DDR3 Memory (4X8GB) DIMMS - 1066 MHz -
POWER7+ CoD Memory                                8412  EAD     EM40 
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
0/64GB DDR3 Memory (4X16GB) DIMMS - 1066 MHz -
POWER7+ CoD Memory                                8412  EAD     EM41 
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
0/128GB DDR3 Memory (4X32GB) DIMMS - 1066 MHz -
POWER7+ CoD Memory                                8412  EAD     EM42 
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9119  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
16GB (2x8GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, 4Gb DDR3
DRAM                                              8202  E4D     EM4B 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  9109  RMD          
32GB (2x16GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, 4Gb DDR3
DRAM                                              8202  E4D     EM4C 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  9109  RMD          
64GB (2x32GB) Memory DIMMs, 1066 MHz, 4Gb DDR3
DRAM                                              8202  E4D     EM4D 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  9109  RMD          
2 Port Async EIA-232 PCIe Adapter                 8202  E4D     EN29 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
4-core 3.6 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8231  E1D     EPCE
 
                                                  8268  E1D
4-core 4.3 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8231  E2D     EPCF 
6-core 4.2 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8231  E1D     EPCG 
                                                  8231  E2D
          
                                                  8268  E1D
8-core 3.6 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8231  E2D     EPCH 
4-core 3.6 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8202  E4D     EPCK 
6-core 3.6 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8202  E4D     EPCL 
8-core 3.6 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8202  E4D     EPCM 
6-core 4.2 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8205  E6D     EPCP 
8-core 3.6 GHz POWER7+ Processor Module           8205  E6D     EPCQ 
3.1 GHz, Proc DCM, 0/12-core POWER7+
(2x6-core), 16 DDR3 Memory Slots                  9109  RMD     EPT5 
3.4 GHz, Proc DCM, 0/12-core POWER7+
(2x6-core), 16 DDR3 Memory Slots                  9109  RMD     EPT6 
4.0 GHz, 8-core POWER7+ Processor DCM (2x4-core)  8408  E8D     EPT7 
3.5 GHz, 8-core POWER7+ Processor DCM (2x4-core)  8408  E8D     EPT8 
42U Slim Rack                                     8202  E4D     ER05 
                                                  8205  E6D          
                                                  8231  E1D          
                                                  8231  E2D          
                                                  8246  L1D          
                                                  8246  L1T          
                                                  8246  L2D          
                                                  8246  L2T          
                                                  8248  L4T
          
                                                  8268  E1D
                                                  8408  E8D          
                                                  8412  EAD          
                                                  9109  RMD          
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          

The following features are being withdrawn on the specified models of the IBM Power Systems machine types:

Effective December 31, 2018

Feature withdrawals

Description                                        MT  Model Feature
1-core activation of #EL3H (No charge)            8248  L4T     EL3K 
1-core activation of #EL3H                        8248  L4T     EL3M 
Power IFL Processor Activation                    9117  MMD     ELJ1 
                                                  9179  MHD          
Activation of 1 GB DDR3 Memory                    8412  EAD     EMA2 
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
Activation of 100 GB DDR3 POWER7+ Memory          8412  EAD     EMA3 
                                                  9117  MMD          
                                                  9179  MHD          
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCE                                             8231  E1D     EPDE
 
                                                  8268  E1D
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCF                                             8231  E2D     EPDF 
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCG                                             8231  E1D     EPDG 
                                                  8231  E2D 
         
                                                  8268  E1D
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCH                                             8231  E2D     EPDH 
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCJ                                             8231  E1D     EPDJ 
                                                  8231  E2D
          
                                                  8268  E1D

One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCK                                             8202  E4D     EPDK 
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCL                                             8202  E4D     EPDL 
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCM                                             8202  E4D     EPDM 
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCP                                             8205  E6D     EPDP 
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCQ                                             8205  E6D     EPDQ 
One Processor Activation for Processor Feature
#EPCR                                             8205  E6D     EPDR 
1-Core Activation for Processor Feature EPH3      8412  EAD     EPH4 
1-Core Activation for Processor Feature EPHO      9179  MHD     EPHA 
1-Core Activation for Processor Feature EPH2      9179  MHD     EPHC 
1-Core Activation for Processor Feature EPM0      9117  MMD     EPMA 
1-Core Activation for Processor Feature EPM1      9117  MMD     EPMB 
1-core activation of #EPT5                        9109  RMD     EPTA 
1-core activation of #EPT6                        9109  RMD     EPTB 
1-core activation of #EPT7 (No charge)            8408  E8D     EPTC 
1-core activation of #EPT8 (No charge)            8408  E8D     EPTD 
1-core activation of #EPT7                        8408  E8D     EPTE 
1-core activation of #EPT8                        8408  E8D     EPTF 


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