IBM United States
Software Announcement 200-271
August 15, 2000
IBM Basic Tape Library Support for OS/390 DFSMS V2R10
At a Glance
Basic Tape Library Support Version 1.6:
For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).
Basic Tape Library Support (BTLS) Version 1 Release 6:
Basic Tape Library Support Version 1.6 provides the following functions:
This product is Year 2000 ready. When used in accordance with its associated documentation, it is capable of correctly processing, providing, and/or receiving date data within and between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, provided that all products (for example, hardware, software, and firmware) used with the product properly exchange accurate date data with it.
This program is not impacted by euro currency.
Hardware and Software Support Services
IBM SmoothStart and Installation Services are not provided.
Specified Operating Environment
The following programs or equivalent are prerequisites . Subsequent versions, releases, and modification levels may be used unless otherwise announced.
Direct Customer Support: Direct customer support is provided by S/390® Support Line. This fee service can enhance your productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. S/390 Support Line will help answer questions pertaining to usage, how to, and suspected software defects for eligible products.
Security, Auditability, and Control
The announced product uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
IBM Global Financing offers attractive financing to credit-qualified commercial and government customers and Business Partners in more than 40 countries around the world. IBM Global Financing is provided by the IBM Credit Corporation in the United States. Offerings, rates, terms, and availability may vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization. Country organizations are listed on the Web at:
Current licensees of IBM Basic Tape Library Support Version 1 Release 5 must order this release via MES. Ordering instructions are scheduled to be mailed from IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF) to all current licensees by August 15, 2000.
Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.
New users of Basic Tape Library Support Version 1.6 should specify:
Type Model 5655 056
Basic License: To order a basic license, specify the program number and feature number 9001 for asset registration. Specify feature number 1314 for a monthly license charge, and feature number 9500 for a DSLO monthly license charge.
Basic DSLO Monthly Monthly Program License License Number Feature Feature 5655-056 1314 9500
Feature Environment Number Distribution Medium BTLS 1.6 Support 5852 3480 cartridge tape BTLS 1.6 Support 5224 4-mm DAT
Example: If publications are not desired for the initial order, specify feature number 3470 to ship media only. For future updates, specify feature number 3480 to ship media updates only. If, in the future, publication updates are required, order an MES to remove feature number 3480; then, the publications will ship with the next release of the program.
Feature Description Number Initial Shipments Serial Number Only (suppresses shipment 3444 of media and documentation) Ship Media Only (suppresses initial 3470 shipment of documentation) Ship Documentation Only (suppresses 3471 initial shipment of media) Satellite Electronic Delivery 3450 Update Shipments Ship Media Updates Only (suppresses 3480 update shipment of documentation) Ship Documentation Only (suppresses 3481 update shipment of media) Suppress Updates (suppresses update 3482 shipment of media and documentation) Expedite Shipments Local IBM Office Expedite 3445 (for IBM use only) Customer Expedite Process Charge 3446 ($30 charge for each product)
Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the time IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF) receives the order. SDF will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.
DSLO License: To order a DSLO license, specify the program number and asset registration number 9901 for a monthly license charge. Ordering a DSLO feature will result in IBM maintaining a record of this customer location as a DSLO user only. All material for the DSLO license will be provided through the basic license location. If a user selects DSLO, no other feature numbers are valid for this order and no program materials or updates will be shipped.
Order Title Number IBM Basic Tape Library Support SC26-7016 User's Guide and Reference IBM Basic Tape Library Support GC26-7017 Licensed Program Specifications
Subsequent updates (technical newsletters or revisions between releases) to the publications shipped with the product will be distributed to the user of record for as long as a license for this software remains in effect. A separate publication order or subscription is not needed.
Terms and Conditions
The terms for Basic Tape Library Support Version 1.6, as previously announced in Software Announcement 297-193 , dated June 9, 1997, licensed under the IBM Customer Agreement, are unaffected by this announcement.
Current charges are unaffected by this announcement.
One-Time Charge: Customers who pay an OTC for a licensed program receive enhancements and future releases, if any, at no additional charge. Significant new function may be offered as an optional feature and charged for separately.
For additional product information, refer to Software Announcement 299-043 , dated February 22, 1999.
Use Priority/Reference Code: LE001 Phone: 800-IBM-CALL Fax: 800-2IBM-FAX Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org Mail: IBM Atlanta Sales Center Dept. LE001 P.O. Box 2690 Atlanta, GA 30301-2690
You can also contact your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative. To identify them, call 800-IBM-4YOU.
Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.