Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM i 7.1 selected programs and services - Replacements available

IBM Europe Withdrawal Announcement ZP17-0256
April 11, 2017

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(Corrected on May 10, 2017)

Updated the Overview section changing Toolbox to Developer Kit for Java for 5761-JV1 and 5770-JV1



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Effective April 30, 2018, IBM® will withdraw service for the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number VRM Program/Feature name
5770-SS1 7.1.0 IBM i
5733-CY3 7.1.0 Cryptographic Device Manager
5733-OMF 1.2.0 Omnifind Text Search Server for DB2® for i
5761-AMT 6.1.0 Rational® Application Management Tool Set for i
5770-BR1 7.1.0 BRMS
5770-DFH 7.1.0 CICS®
5770-HAS 7.1.0 PowerHA® for i
5770-JS1 7.1.0 Advanced Job Scheduler
5770-MG1 7.1.0 Managed System Services
5770-NLV 7.1.0 National Languages for IBM i
5770-PT1 7.1.0 Performance Tools
5770-QU1 7.1.0 Query for i
5770-SM1 7.1.0 System Manager
5770-ST1 7.1.0 DB2 Query Mgr and SQL Dev
5770-WDS 7.1.0 Rational Dev Studio
5770-XW1 7.1.0 IBM i Access Family
5798-FAX 5.7.0 Facsimile Support for i

Extended Support Offering Preview and end of marketing

For clients that need additional time to migrate to a supported release of IBM i, IBM intends to announce a fee-based extended service offering for the IBM i Version 7.1 operating system. Hardware maintenance is not affected by this announcement.

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.

IBM Developer Kit for Java™ (5761-JV1 and 5770-JV1)

Effective December 31, 2017, IBM will no longer provide fixes for the following IBM Developer Kit for Java for releases 7.1 and 7.2 options:

  • Option 11 - IBM Technology for Java 6 32-bit
  • Option 12 - IBM Technology for Java 6 64-bit

Clients can move to one of the following IBM Developer Kit for Java options:

  • Option 14 - IBM Technology for Java 7 32-bit
  • Option 15 - IBM Technology for Java 7 64-bit
  • Option 16 - IBM Technology for Java 8 32-bit
  • Option 17 - IBM Technology for Java 8 64-bit

See the Java on IBM i website for the latest options available at DeveloperWorks for Java.

IBM HTTP Server (Powered by Apache) (5770-DG1)

Effective December 31, 2017, IBM will no longer provide fixes for Apache 2.2, included in the 7.1 IBM HTTP Server product (5770-DG1):

  • Base-IBM HTTP Server (Powered by Apache)

Clients requiring the most current fixes are encouraged to move to IBM i 7.2 or later.

See the HTTP Server on IBM i website for the latest options available at IBM HTTP Server for i.



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Effective September 30, 2017, IBM will withdraw from marketing programs and features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number VRM Program release name
5770-SS1 7.1.0 IBM i
5733-ARE 1.1.0 Application Runtime Expert for i
5733-CY3 7.1.0 Cryptographic Device Manager
5733-OMF 1.1.0 Omnifind Text Search Server for DB2 for i
5733-OMF 1.2.0 Omnifind Text Search Server for DB2 for i
5761-AMT 6.1.0 Rational Application Management Tool Set for i
5770-BR1 7.1.0 BRMS
5770-DFH 7.1.0 CICS
5770-HAS 7.1.0 PowerHA for i
5770-JS1 7.1.0 Advanced Job Scheduler
5770-MG1 7.1.0 Managed System Services
5770-NLV 7.1.0 National Languages for IBM i
5770-PT1 7.1.0 Performance Tools
5770-QU1 7.1.0 Query for i
5770-SM1 7.1.0 System Manager
5770-ST1 7.1.0 DB2 Query Mgr and SQL Dev
5770-WDS 7.1.0 Rational Dev Studio
5770-XW1 7.1.0 IBM i Access Family
5798-FAX 5.7.0 Facsimile Support for i

The above listed products will no longer be available for initial order. All feature numbers will remain in place to allow:

  • Group-to-group upgrades
  • Transfers from one machine to another
  • Increasing authorized use (for example, processor or user entitlements)


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Withdrawn program description Withdrawn programs Replacement program description Replacement program number Version/ Release
IBM i 5770-SS1 IBM i 5770-SS1 7.2 or 7.3
Cryptographic Device Manager 5733-CY3 Cryptographic Device Manager 5733-CY3 7.2 or 7.3
OmniFind® Text Search Server for DB2 for i 5733-OMF OmniFind Text Search Server for DB2 for i 5733-OMF 1.3 or 1.4
BRMS 5770-BR1 BRMS 5770-BR1 7.2 or 7.3
PowerHA for i 5770-HAS PowerHA for i 5770-HAS 7.2
Advanced Job Scheduler 5770-JS1 Advanced Job Scheduler 5770-JS1 7.2
National Languages for i5/OS™ 5770-NLV National Languages for i5/OS 5770-NLV 7.2 or 7.3
Performance Tools 5770-PT1 Performance Tools 5770-PT1 7.2 or 7.3
Query 5770-QU1 Query 5770-QU1 7.2 or 7.3
DB2 Query Mgr and SQL Dev 5770-ST1 DB2 Query Mgr and SQL Dev 5770-ST1 7.2 or 7.3
Rational Dev Studio 5770-WDS Rational Dev Studio 5770-WDS 7.2 or 7.3
IBM i Access Family 5770-XW1 IBM i Access Family 5770-XW1 7.2 or 7.3


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The IBM programs specified in this announcement will be withdrawn from marketing. IBM will accept orders for these programs no later than three days prior to the effective date of withdrawal. Normal marketing activities and educational support will not be available unless previous agreement exists between the customer and IBM.

Customers having these programs installed or on order will continue to receive program support in accordance with the applicable IBM agreement.



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All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries.

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