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IBM Forms Server Classic V8.0.1 enables businesses to automate document centric processes through traditional document based forms applications

IBM United States Software Announcement 213-272
July 23, 2013

Table of contents
Overview Overview Technical information Technical information
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Ordering information Ordering information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Statement of direction Statement of direction Prices Prices
Program number Program number Order now Order now
Publications Publications


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At a glance
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IBM® Forms Server Classic V8.0.1 helps line of business as well as IT users to automate document centric processes. It helps deliver:

For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).



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Overview
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IBM Forms Server Classic V8.0.1 helps you build and deploy traditional document based forms applications by delivering the following benefits:



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Key prerequisites
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For details, refer to the Hardware requirements section.



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Planned availability date
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July 26, 2013: Electronic availability

August 16, 2013: Media availability



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Statement of direction
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It is IBM's current intent that we will continue to integrate IBM Forms with other IBM products to provide end-to-end process automation to customers.

IBM's statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM's sole discretion. Information regarding potential future products is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information mentioned regarding potential future products is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code, or functionality. Information about potential future products may not be incorporated into any contract. The development, release, and timing of any future features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion.



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Availability of national languages
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Product description            Language        GA date
 
IBM Forms Designer V8.0.1      Multilingual    August 16, 2013
                                (English
                                International,
                                French,
                                Russian,
                                Korean,
                                Chinese -
                                Simplified,
                                Spanish,
                                Portuguese-Brazilian,
                                Croatian,
                                German,
                                Japanese,
                                Chinese -
                                Traditional,
                                Hungarian,
                                Romanian,
                                Slovenian,
                                Czech,
                                Slovakian,
                                Italian,
                                Polish)
IBM Forms Server Classic       Multilingual    August 16, 2013
 V8.0.1                         (English
                                International,
                                Portuguese,
                                French,
                                Danish,
                                Russian,
                                Hebrew,
                                Arabic,
                                Korean,
                                Chinese -
                                Simplified,
                                Spanish,
                                Norwegian
                                Bokmal,
                                Portuguese-Brazilian,
                                Croatian,
                                German,
                                Swedish,
                                Japanese,
                                Chinese -
                                Traditional,
                                Hungarian,
                                Romanian,
                                Slovenian,
                                Greek,
                                Turkish,
                                Dutch, Czech,
                                Slovakian,
                                Italian,
                                Finnish,
                                Polish)
IBM Forms Server Extender      Multilingual    August 16, 2013
 V8.0.1                         (English
                                International,
                                Portuguese,
                                French,
                                Danish,
                                Russian,
                                Hebrew,
                                Arabic,
                                Korean,
                                Chinese -
                                Simplified,
                                Spanish,
                                Norwegian
                                Bokmal,
                                Portuguese-Brazilian,
                                Croatian,
                                German,
                                Swedish,
                                Japanese,
                                Chinese -
                                Traditional,
                                Hungarian,
                                Romanian,
                                Slovenian,
                                Greek,
                                Turkish,
                                Dutch, Czech,
                                Slovakian,
                                Italian,
                                Finnish,
                                Polish)
IBM Forms Svr Unlmtd Viewer    Multilingual    August 16, 2013
 V8.0.1                         (English
                                International,
                                Portuguese,
                                French,
                                Danish,
                                Russian,
                                Hebrew,
                                Arabic,
                                Korean,
                                Chinese -
                                Simplified,
                                Spanish,
                                Norwegian
                                Bokmal,
                                Portuguese-Brazilian,
                                Croatian,
                                German,
                                Swedish,
                                Japanese,
                                Chinese -
                                Traditional,
                                Hungarian,
                                Romanian,
                                Slovenian,
                                Greek,
                                Turkish,
                                Dutch, Czech,
                                Slovakian,
                                Italian,
                                Finnish,
                                Polish)
IBM Forms Viewer V8.0.1        Multilingual    August 16, 2013
                                (English
                                International,
                                Portuguese,
                                French,
                                Danish,
                                Russian,
                                Hebrew,
                                Arabic,
                                Korean,
                                Chinese -
                                Simplified,
                                Spanish,
                                Norwegian
                                Bokmal,
                                Portuguese-Brazilian,
                                Croatian,
                                German,
                                Swedish,
                                Japanese,
                                Chinese -
                                Traditional,
                                Hungarian,
                                Romanian,
                                Slovenian,
                                Greek,
                                Turkish,
                                Dutch, Czech,
                                Slovakian,
                                Italian,
                                Finnish,
                                Polish)


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Program number
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Program    VRM                          Program name
number
 
5724-N09   8.0.1                        IBM Forms Designer
5724-N08   8.0.1                        IBM Forms Server
5724-N07   8.0.1                        IBM Forms Viewer


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Education support
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IBM training provides education to support many IBM offerings. Descriptions of courses for IT professionals and managers are on the IBM training website

http://www.ibm.com/services/learning/

Call IBM training at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) for catalogs, schedules, and enrollments.

IBM Software Services for Education provides education to support many IBM offerings. For a complete list of offerings visit the website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/training


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Offering Information
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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® website

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage


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Publications
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No publications are shipped with these products.

The IBM Publications Center

http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the U.S.) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries.



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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Visit

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/documentation/forms/
Software requirements

For details, refer to the Hardware requirements section.

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a readme file, or other information published by IBM , such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Planning information

Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express® . Product upgrades and technical support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software, and technical support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

Packaging

IBM Forms V8.0.1 will be distributed via a media package and electronic software distribution (ESD).

The License Informaiton form numbers for IBM Forms V8.0.1 are L-KMMR-97PL4Y, L-KMMR-97PN5L, L-KMMR-97PMXD, L-KMMR-98EJ9K, and L-KMMR-98EHV7.

Security, auditability, and control

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.



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Ordering information
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This product is only available via Passport Advantage . It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Product information

Licensed function title             Product group   Product
                                                    category
 
IBM Forms Designer                  IBM Forms       IBM Forms
IBM Forms Server Classic            IBM Forms       IBM Forms
IBM Forms Server Extender           IBM Forms       IBM Forms
IBM Forms Server Unlimited Viewer   IBM Forms       IBM Forms
IBM Forms Viewer                    IBM Forms       IBM Forms
Program name                          PID        Charge unit
                                      number     description
 
IBM Forms Designer                    5724-N09   Per Authorized
                                                  User
IBM Forms Server Classic              5724-N08   Per Processor
                                                  Value Unit for
                                                  Linux™ on System
                                                  z
IBM Forms Server Classic              5724-N08   Per Processor
                                                  Value Unit (PVU)
IBM Forms Server Classic              5724-N08   Per 20
                                                  Authorized Users
IBM Forms Server Classic              5724-N08   Per 20
                                                  Authorized Users
                                                  for Linux on
                                                  System z
IBM Forms Server Extender             5724-N08   Per Processor
                                                  Value Unit (PVU)
IBM Forms Server Extender             5724-N08   Per Processor
                                                  Value Unit for
                                                  Linux on System
                                                  z
IBM Forms Server Unlimited Viewer     5724-N08   Per Install
IBM Forms Server Unlimited Viewer     5724-N08   Per Install for
                                                  Linux on System
                                                  z
IBM Forms Viewer                      5724-N07   Per 25 Pages
IBM Forms Viewer                      5724-N07   Per Authorized
                                                  User

Charge metrics definitions

Authorized User

Authorized User is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. An Authorized User is a unique person who is given access to the program. The program may be installed on any number of computers or servers and each Authorized User may have simultaneous access to any number of instances of the program at one time. Licensee must obtain separate, dedicated entitlements for each Authorized User accessing the program in any manner directly or indirectly (for example, via a multiplexing program, device, or application server) through any means. An entitlement for an Authorized User is unique to that Authorized User an may not be shared, nor may it be reassigned other than for the permanent transfer of the Authorized User entitlement to another person.

Note: Some programs may be licensed where devices are considered users. In that case, the following applies. Any computing device that requests the execution of or receives for execution a set of commands, procedures, or applications from the program or that is otherwise managed by the program is considered a separate user of the program and requires an entitlement as if that device were a person.

Install

Install is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. An install is an installed copy of the program on a physical or virtual disk made available to be executed on a computer. Licensee must obtain an entitlement for each install of the program.

Processor Value Unit (PVU)

PVU is a unit of measure by which the program can be licensed. The number of PVU entitlements required is based on the processor technology (defined within the PVU Table by processor value, brand, type, and model number at

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/pvu_licensing_for_customers.html

and the number of processors made available to the program. IBM continues to define a processor, for the purpose of PVU-based licensing, to be each processor core on a chip. A dual-core processor chip, for example, has two processor cores.

Licensee can deploy the program using either full capacity licensing or virtualization capacity (sub-capacity) licensing according to the Passport Advantage Sub-Capacity Licensing Terms (refer to the webpage below). If using full capacity licensing, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores* in the physical hardware environment made available to or managed by the program, except for those servers from which the program has been permanently removed. If using virtualization capacity licensing, licensee must obtain entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores made available to or managed by the program, as defined according to the Virtualization Capacity License Counting Rules at

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/Counting_Software_licenses_using_sp ecific_virtualization_technologies.html

* An activated processor core is a processor core that is available for use in a physical or virtual server, regardless of whether the capacity of the processor core can be or is limited through virtualization technologies, operating system commands, BIOS settings, or similar restrictions.

Notes :

Passport Advantage program licenses

IBM Forms Designer

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Designer
IBM Forms Designer Per Authorized User Annual SW S&S     E0296LL
 Rnwl
IBM Forms Designer Per Authorized User Lic + SW S&S 12   D56EFLL
 Mo
IBM Forms Designer Per Authorized User SW S&S Reinstate  D56EKLL
 12 Mo

IBM Forms Server

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Server Extender
Forms Server Extender Per Processor Value Unit (PVU)     E07NRLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
Forms Server Extender Per Processor Value Unit (PVU)     D0ATJLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
Forms Server Extender Per Processor Value Unit (PVU) SW  D0ATKLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM Forms Server

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Server Unlimited Viewer
IBM Forms Server Unlimited Viewer Per Install Annual SW  E0I6YLL
 S&S Rnwl
IBM Forms Server Unlimited Viewer Per Install Lic + SW   D10ZDLL
 S&S 12 Mo
IBM Forms Server Unlimited Viewer Per Install SW S&S     D10ZELL
 Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM Forms Server

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Server Classic
IBM Forms Server Classic Per 20 Authorized Users Annual  E0I5YLL
 SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Forms Server Classic Per 20 Authorized Users Lic +   D10X9LL
 SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Forms Server Classic Per 20 Authorized Users SW S&S  D10XALL
 Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM Forms Server Classic Per Processor Value Unit (PVU)  E0I68LL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Forms Server Classic Per Processor Value Unit (PVU)  D10XYLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Forms Server Classic Per Processor Value Unit (PVU)  D10XZLL
 SW S&S Reinstate 1

IBM Forms Viewer

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Viewer
Forms Viewer Per 25 Pages Annual SW S&S Rnwl             E02KNLL
Forms Viewer Per 25 Pages Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo             D58HGLL
Forms Viewer Per 25 Pages SW S&S Reinstate 12 Mo         D58HHLL
IBM Forms Viewer Authorized User Annual SW S&S Renewal   E0295LL
IBM Forms Viewer Authorized User Lic + SW S&S 12 Months  D56E1LL
IBM Forms Viewer Authorized User SW S&S Reinstate 12     D56EALL
 Months

Passport Advantage trade-up licenses

IBM Forms Designer

Precursor product           Trade-up product            Trade-up
                                                        part
                                                        number
 
IBM Forms Designer
IBM FileNet eForms          IBM Forms Designer AU fr    D04S7LL
 Designer                    Filenet eForms Dsgnr
                             TradeUp Lic+SW S&S 12Mo

IBM Forms Server

Precursor product           Trade-up product            Trade-up
                                                        part
                                                        number
 
IBM Forms Server Classic
IBM FileNet eForms Desktop  IBM Forms Server Classic    D112JLL
                             PVU from FileNet eForms
                             Dsktp Client Dev TrdUp Lic
IBM FileNet eForms for P8   IBM Forms Server Classic    D112LLL
 Employee                    PVU from Filenet eForms P8
                             Emply Trade Up Lic+SW S
IBM FileNet eForms for P8   IBM Forms Server Classic    D112NLL
 Ext User                    PVU from Filenet eForms P8
                             Ext Usr Trade Up Lic+SW
IBM FileNet eForms for P8   IBM Forms Server Classic    D112KLL
 Authorized                  PVU from Filenet eforms P8
                             Auth Trade Up Lic + SW
IBM Forms Turbo             IBM Forms Server Classic    D112PLL
                             PVU from Forms Turbo Trade
                             Up Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM FileNet eForms          IBM Forms Server Classic    D112MLL
                             Proc Value Unit from
                             Filenet eForms TradeUp
                             Lic+SW

Passport Advantage supply

Program name/description                                 Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Designer V8.0.1
IBM Forms Designer Windows™ 7 Professional,Windows Vista  BU07EML
 Business,Windows V
IBM Forms Server Classic V8.0.1
IBM Forms Server Classic AIX® 6,Red Hat Enterprise Linux  BU07AML
 (RHEL) base server
IBM Forms Server Extender V8.0.1
IBM Forms Server Extender AIX 6,Red Hat Enterprise       BU07BML
 Linux (RHEL) base serve
IBM Forms Svr Unlmtd Viewer V8.0.1
IBM Forms Svr Unlmtd Viewer AIX 6,Red Hat Enterprise     BU07CML
 Linux (RHEL) base ser
IBM Forms Viewer V8.0.1
IBM Forms Viewer Windows 7 Professional,Windows XP       BU07DML
 Tablet PC,Windows Vista

Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details

Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

IBM Forms Svr Unlmtd Viewer V8.0.1

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM Forms Server Unlimited  IBM Forms Svr Unlmtd        BU07CML
 Viewer Edition PA per       Viewer AIX 6,Red Hat
 Install                     Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
                             base ser
IBM Forms Server Unlimited  IBM Forms Svr Unlmtd        BU07CML
 Viewer Edition PA per       Viewer AIX 6,Red Hat
 Install for Linux on        Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
 System z®                    base ser

IBM Forms Viewer V8.0.1

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM Forms Viewer per 25     IBM Forms Viewer Windows 7  BU07DML
 Pages                       Professional,Windows XP
                             Tablet PC,Windows Vista
IBM Forms Viewer per        IBM Forms Viewer Windows 7  BU07DML
 Authorized User             Professional,Windows XP
                             Tablet PC,Windows Vista

IBM Forms Server Extender V8.0.1

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM Forms Server Extender   IBM Forms Server Extender   BU07BML
 for Linux on System z       AIX 6,Red Hat Enterprise
 Processor Value Unit        Linux (RHEL) base serve
IBM Forms Server Extender   IBM Forms Server Extender   BU07BML
 per Processor Value Unit    AIX 6,Red Hat Enterprise
                             Linux (RHEL) base serve

IBM Forms Designer V8.0.1

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM Forms Designer          IBM Forms Designer Windows  BU07EML
Authorized User             7 Professional,Windows
                            Vista Business,Windows V

IBM Forms Server Classic V8.0.1

Entitled maintenance        Media packs description     Part
offerings description                                   number
 
IBM Forms Server Classic    IBM Forms Server Classic    BU07AML
 PA per 20 Authorized Users  AIX 6,Red Hat Enterprise
                             Linux (RHEL) base server
IBM Forms Server Classic    IBM Forms Server Classic    BU07AML
 PA per 20 Authorized Users  AIX 6,Red Hat Enterprise
 for Linux on System z       Linux (RHEL) base server
IBM Forms Server Classic    IBM Forms Server Classic    BU07AML
 PA per Processor Value      AIX 6,Red Hat Enterprise
 Unit (PVU)                  Linux (RHEL) base server
IBM Forms Server Classic    IBM Forms Server Classic    BU07AML
 PA per Processor Value      AIX 6,Red Hat Enterprise
 Unit (PVU) for Linux on     Linux (RHEL) base server
 System z

Cross-platform products

Cross-platform products for use on System z

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is used for either the development of code that will be deployed on System z servers or when the product will be communicating or transferring data between a distributed server and a System z server. Otherwise order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement.

Cross-platform product for use on System z IFL engines or zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Extension

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is intended to run on the zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension or Linux operating system on System z IFL engines. If the product is not intended to run in these environments, order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement.

IBM Forms Server

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Server Classic
IBM Forms Server Classic Per 20 Auth U Lin on Sys z      E0I5ZLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Forms Server Classic Per 20 Auth U Lin on Sys z Lic  D10XBLL
 + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Forms Server Classic Per 20 Auth U Lin on Sys z SW   D10XCLL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo
IBM Forms Server Classic Per Proc VU for Lin Sys z       E0I69LL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Forms Server Classic Per Proc VU for Lin Sys z Lic   D10Y0LL
 + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Forms Server Classic Per Proc VU for Lin Sys z SW    D10Y1LL
 S&S Reinstate 12 Mo

IBM Forms Server

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Server Unlimited Viewer
IBM Forms Server Unlim Vwr Per Install for Lnx on Sys z  E0I6XLL
 Annual SW S&S Rnwl
IBM Forms Server Unlim Vwr Per Install for Lnx on Sys z  D10ZBLL
 Lic + SW S&S 12 Mo
IBM Forms Server Unlim Vwr Per Install for Lnx on Sys z  D10ZCLL
 SW S&S Reinstate 12

IBM Forms Server

Part description                                         Part
                                                         number
 
IBM Forms Server Extender
Forms Server Extender Per Proc VU for Lin Sys z Annual   E07T2LL
 SW S&S Rnwl
Forms Server Extender Per Proc VU for Lin Sys z Lic +    D0B3JLL
 SW S&S 12 Mo
Forms Server Extender Per Proc VU for Lin Sys z SW S&S   D0B3KLL
 Reinstate 12 Mo

Trade-up licenses for cross-platform products

IBM Forms Server

Precursor product           Trade-up product            Part
                                                        number
 
IBM Forms Server Classic
IBM FileNet eForms Desktop  Forms Server Classic PVU    D112QLL
                             Lnx Sys z from FilNet
                             eForms Dsktp Clnt Dev
                             TrdUp
IBM FileNet eForms for P8   IBM Forms Server Classic    D112RLL
 Authorized                  PVU Lnx Sys z from FileNet
                             eForms P8 Auth TrdUp Li
IBM FileNet eForms for P8   IBM Forms Server Classic    D112SLL
 Employee                    PVU Lnx Sys z from FileNet
                             eForms P8 Emp TrdUp Lic
IBM FileNet eForms for P8   IBM Forms Server Classic    D112ULL
 Ext User                    PVU Lnx Sys z from FileNet
                             eForms P8 Ext Usr TrdUp
IBM FileNet eForms          IBM Forms Server Classic    D112TLL
                             PVU Lnx Sys z from FileNet
                             eForms TrdUp Lic + SW S
IBM Forms Turbo             IBM Forms Server Classic    D112VLL
                             PVU Lnx Sys z from Forms
                             Turbo TradeUp Lic + SW S&


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Terms and conditions
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The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

Licensing

IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use.

Part number products only, offered outside of Passport Advantage , where applicable, are license only and do not include Software Maintenance.

This software license includes Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance).

License Information form numbers
Program name                              Program    Form number
                                          number
 
IBM Forms Designer                        5724-N09   L-KMMR-98EHV7
IBM Forms Server                          5724-N08   L-KMMR-97PL4Y
                                                     L-KMMR-97PN5L
                                                     L-KMMR-97PMXD
IBM Forms Viewer                          5724-N07   L-KMMR-98EJ9K

The program's License Information will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement website

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Limited warranty applies

Yes

Limited warranty

IBM warrants that when the program is used in the specified operating environment, it will conform to its specifications. The warranty applies only to the unmodified portion of the program. IBM does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the program or that IBM will correct all program defects. You are responsible for the results obtained from the use of the program.

IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on known program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. For further information, consult the IBM Software Support Handbook found at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Program technical support

Technical support of a program product version or release will be available for a minimum of five years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Maintenance is in effect. This technical support allows you to obtain assistance (via telephone or electronic means) from IBM for product-specific, task-oriented questions regarding the installation and operation of the program product. Software Maintenance also provides you with access to updates (modifications or fixes), releases, and versions of the program. You will be notified, via announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice. If you require additional technical support from IBM , including an extension of support beyond the discontinuance date, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner. This extension may be available for a fee.

Money-back guarantee

For clarification, note that if for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

International Passport Agreement
Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, and through the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

This product is only available via Passport Advantage . It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express . Product upgrades and technical support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software and Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

While your Software Subscription and Support is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions, and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

Software Subscription and Support does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under the applicable agreements.

For additional information about the International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage website at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
Other terms
System i® Software Maintenance applies

No

Educational allowance available

Not applicable.

Statement of good security practices

IT system security involves protecting systems and information through prevention, detection, and response to improper access from within and outside your enterprise. Improper access can result in information being altered destroyed or misappropriated or can result in misuse of your systems to attack others. Without a comprehensive approach to security, no IT system or product should be considered completely secure and no single product or security measure can be completely effective in preventing improper access. IBM systems and products are designed to be part of a comprehensive security approach, which will necessarily involve additional operational procedures, and may require other systems, products, or services to be most effective. IBM does not warrant that systems and products are immune from the malicious or illegal conduct of any party.



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IBM Electronic Services
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Electronic Service Agent™ and the IBM Electronic Support web portal are dedicated to providing fast, exceptional support to IBM Systems customers. The IBM Electronic Service Agent tool is a no-additional-charge tool that proactively monitors and reports hardware events, such as system errors, performance issues, and inventory. The Electronic Service Agent tool can help you stay focused on your company's strategic business initiatives, save time, and spend less effort managing day-to-day IT maintenance issues. Servers enabled with this tool can be monitored remotely around the clock by IBM Support all at no additional cost to you.

Now integrated into the base operating system of AIX V5.3, AIX V6.1, and AIX V7.1, Electronic Service Agent is designed to automatically and electronically report system failures and utilization issues to IBM , which can result in faster problem resolution and increased availability. System configuration and inventory information collected by the Electronic Service Agent tool also can be viewed on the secure Electronic Support web portal, and used to improve problem determination and resolution by you and the IBM support team. To access the tool main menu, simply type smitty esa_main, and select Configure Electronic Service Agent . In addition, ESA now includes a powerful Web user interface, giving the administrator easy access to status, tool settings, problem information, and filters. For more information and documentation on how to configure and use Electronic Service Agent , refer to

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic

The IBM Electronic Support portal is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used to access IBM Internet services and support. This portal enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems. The My Systems and Premium Search functions make it even easier for Electronic Service Agent tool-enabled customers to track system inventory and find pertinent fixes.

Benefits

Increased uptime: The Electronic Service Agent tool is designed to enhance the Warranty or Maintenance Agreement by providing faster hardware error reporting and uploading system information to IBM Support. This can translate to less wasted time monitoring the symptoms, diagnosing the error, and manually calling IBM Support to open a problem record. Its 24 x 7 monitoring and reporting mean no more dependence on human intervention or off-hours customer personnel when errors are encountered in the middle of the night.

Security: The Electronic Service Agent tool is designed to be secure in monitoring, reporting, and storing the data at IBM . The Electronic Service Agent tool securely transmits either via the Internet (HTTPS or VPN) or modem, and can be configured to communicate securely through gateways to provide customers a single point of exit from their site. Communication is one way. Activating Electronic Service Agent does not enable IBM to call into a customer's system. System inventory information is stored in a secure database, which is protected behind IBM firewalls. It is viewable only by the customer and IBM . The customer's business applications or business data is never transmitted to IBM .

More accurate reporting: Since system information and error logs are automatically uploaded to the IBM Support center in conjunction with the service request, customers are not required to find and send system information, decreasing the risk of misreported or misdiagnosed errors. Once inside IBM , problem error data is run through a data knowledge management system and knowledge articles are appended to the problem record.

Customized support: Using the IBM ID entered during activation, customers can view system and support information in the My Systems and Premium Search sections of the Electronic Support website at

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic

My Systems provides valuable reports of installed hardware and software using information collected from the systems by Electronic Service Agent . Reports are available for any system associated with the customer's IBM ID. Premium Search combines the function of search and the value of Electronic Service Agent information, providing advanced search of the technical support knowledgebase. Using Premium Search and the Electronic Service Agent information that has been collected from your system, customers are able to see search results that apply specifically to their systems.

For more information on how to utilize the power of IBM Electronic Services, contact your IBM Systems Services Representative, or visit

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic


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Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner for Software Value Plus, Additional information is also available at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner -- Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM , you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.

https://www.ibm.com/software/howtobuy/passportadvantage/paoreseller

IBM Global Financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified customers to assist them in acquiring IT solutions. Offerings include financing for IT acquisition, including hardware, software, and services, both from IBM and other manufacturers or vendors. Offerings (for all customer segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or visit

http://www.ibm.com/financing

IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States, and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government customers. Rates are based on a customer's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type, and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension, or withdrawal without notice.



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To order, contact the Americas Call Centers or your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

Phone:      800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
Fax:        800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
Internet:   callserv@ca.ibm.com
Mail:       IBM Teleweb Customer Support
            ibm.com® Sales Execution Center, Americas North
            3500 Steeles Ave. East, Tower 3/4
            Markham, Ontario
            Canada
            L3R 2Z1

Reference: YE001

The Americas Call Centers, our national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.


Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
Trademarks

Electronic Service Agent is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/us/

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