Withdrawal Announcement 900-040
March 7, 2000

Software Service Discontinuance: Selected S/390 Programs — Some Replacements Available

 ENUS900-040.PDF (32KB)

(Corrected on May 10, 2000)

Footnote 2 was revised.

Overview

IBM will discontinue program services for selected S/390® software products licensed under the IBM Customer Agreement. For a list of affected products and replacements, refer to the Description section.

Description

Affected Product Information

Versions: Versions to be withdrawn from service effective March 31, 2001:

                                             Program
Program Name                  Version        Number
 
DataPropagator(TM)            1              5622-267
 Relational Apply
 for MVS(TM)
DataPropagator                1              5655-076
 Relational Capture
 for MVS
Query Management              2              5668-721
 Facility (QMF(TM))
 for MVS
Query Management              2              5668-AAA
 Facility (QMF)
 for VM
3890(TM) XP MVS Support       1              5685-037
 for MVS/ESA(TM)
Communications Server         1              5655-A29
 for MVS/ESA
ACF/VTAM(R) for MVS/ESA       3              5685-085
MVS/BCP Version               5              5655-068 (JES2)
                                             5655-069 (JES3)
RACF(R)                       2              5695-039
Resource Measurement          5              5655-084
 Facility (RMF(TM))
System Modification           1              5668-949
 Program Extended
 (SMP/E)
OS/390(R)                     1              5645-001
TCP/IP for MVS                3              5655-HAL
ACF/VTAM(R) for               4              5695-117
 MVS/ESA
Service Level                 3              5665-397
 Reporter

Note: Withdrawal from service effective March 31, 2001, for IBM InfoSpeed exPress Data Mover for OS/390 Platforms Version 1 (5697-D61) was announced February 1, 2000, in Withdrawal Announcement 900-025.

Versions to be withdrawn from service effective March 31, 2002:

                                             Program
Program Name                  Version        Number
 
Basic Telecommunication       1              5665-279
 Access Method System
 Product (BTAM/SP(TM))
Telecommunication             2              5735-RC3
 Access Method (TCAM)
Telecommunication             3              5665-314
 Access Method (TCAM)
BTAM-ES                       1              5746-RC5

Releases: Releases to be withdrawn from service effective March 31, 2001:

                                                  Program
Program Name             Version     Release      Number
 
DFSMS/MVS(R)             1           2            5695-DF1
DFSMS/MVS                1           3            5695-DF1
OS/390                   2           4            5647-A01
OS/390                   2           5            5647-A01
                                                  Program
Program Name             Version     Release      Number
 
IBM OV/MVS               1           0            5648-A21
 Support for
 Lotus Notes(R)
 Clients
ISPF for MVS             4           2            5655-042
Query Management         3           1            5706-254
 Facility (QMF)
 for MVS
Query Management         3           2            5706-254
 Facility (QMF)
 for MVS
Query Management         3           1            5706-255
 Facility (QMF)
 for VM
Query Management         3           2            5706-255
 Facility (QMF)
 for VM
Query Management         3           1            5648-061
 Facility (QMF)
 for VSE
Query Management         3           2            5648-061
 Facility (QMF)
 for VSE
VisualAge(R) for         4           2            5655-A38
 Smalltalk
 Server Enablement
 MVS/ESA
VisualAge for            4           2            5655-A39
 Smalltalk for
 Server for
 MVS/ESA
COBOL and CICS(R)        1           2            5785-ABJ
 Command Level
 Conversion Aid
 (CCCA)
COBOL and CICS           1           1            5785-CCC
 Command Level
 Conversion Aid
 (CCCA)
 for VSE
DITTO/ESA Utility        1           2            5655-103
 Solutions for MVS
DITTO/ESA Utility        1           2            5654-029
 Solutions for VM
Screen Definition        1           3            5665-366
 Facility II
 (SDF II)
 for MVS
Custom-Built             97A                      5751-CS1
 Installation
 Process
 Offering
IFS 1 Posting and        1           3            5746-F52
 General Ledger
IFS 1 Posting and        1           3            5668-967
 General Ledger
IFS 2 Profit and         1           3            5746-F53
 Loss Balance
 Sheet
IFS 2 Profit and         1           3            5668-968
 Loss Balance
 Sheet
IFS 3 Open Item          1           3            5746-F54
 Processing
IFS 3 Open Item          1           3            5668-969
 Processing
IFS 4 Payment            1           3            5746-F55
 Processing
IFS 4 Payment            1           3            5668-970
 Processing
                                                  Program
Program Name             Version     Release      Number
 
IBM Performance          1           2            5695-101
 Reporter for
 MVS(1)
Batch Terminal           1           2            5668-948
 Simulator

Releases to be withdrawn from service effective December 31, 2001:

                                                  Program
Program Name             Version     Release      Number
 
VSE Central              6           3            5686-066
 Functions
VSE/ESA(R)               2           3            5690-VSE
DITTO/ESA                1           2            5648-099
 Release 2
 Utility Solutions
 for VSE
High Level               1           2            5696-234
 Assembler for
 MVS & VM & VSE
CICS Transaction         1           1            5655-147
 Server for OS/390
CICSPlex(R) System       1           2            5695-081
 Manager for
 MVS/ESA
DITTO Productivity       3           2            5688-052
 Features

Features: Features to be withdrawn from service effective December 31, 2001:

                                                  Program
Program Name             Version     Release      Number
 
LAN File Services/       2           4            5654-030
 ESA (LFS/ESA)
 Features for VM(2)
  Feature Number:  6063
  Feature Number:  6083

Replacement Product Information

Effective March 31, 2001, the following programs are replaced by the following:

Versions

  • 5622-267, DataPropagator Relational Apply for MVS Version 1.2.1, replaced by DataPropagator Relational Apply for MVS Version 5 (5655-A22), announced in Software Announcement 297-366, dated September 16, 1997.
  • 5655-076, DataPropagator Relational Capture for MVS Version 1, replaced by DataPropagator Relational Capture for MVS Version 5 (5655-A23), announced in Software Announcement 297-366, dated September 16, 1997.
  • 5668-721, Query Management Facility (QMF) for MVS 2.4, replaced by DB2® UDB for OS/390 Version 6 (5645-DB2), announced in Software Announcement 298-159, dated May 12, 19983.
  • 5668-AAA, Query Management Facility (QMF) for VM 2.4, replaced by DB2 for VSE & VM Version 6 (5648-A70), announced in Software Announcement 298-462, dated December 8, 19984.
  • 5685-037, 3890 XP MVS Support for MVS/ESA 1.2.0, replaced by Item Capture Support (ICS) 1.1.0 (5655-B23), announced in Software Announcement 299-315, dated October 26, 1999.
  • 5655-A29, Communications Server for MVS/ESA 1.2.0, has no replacement. Function equivalence is OS/390 V2 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5685-085, ACF/VTAM Version 3 for MVS/ESA 3.4.2, has no replacement. Function equivalence is OS/390 V2 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5655-068 (JES2) & 5655-069 (JES3), MVS/BCP Version 5, is replaced by OS/390 Version 2.8 (5647-A01), announced in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5695-039, Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) 2.2.0, has no replacement.5 Function equivalence is OS/390 V2 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5655-084, Resource Measurement Facility (RMF) Version 5, replaced by OS/390 2.7.0 RMF (5647-A01), announced in Software Announcement 299-042, dated February 22, 1999.
  • 5668-949, System Modification Program Extended (SMP/E) 1.8.1, has no replacement. Function equivalence is OS/390 V2 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5645-001, OS/390 1.36, replaced by OS/390 V2 R8 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5655-HAL, TCP/IP Version 3 for MVS 3.2.0, has no replacement. Function equivalence is OS/390 V2 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5695-117, ACF/VTAM Version 4 for MVS/ESA 4.3.0, has no replacement. Function equivalence is OS/390 V2 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5695-117, ACF/VTAM Version 4 for MVS/ESA 4.4.0, has no replacement. Function equivalence is OS/390 V2 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5665-397, Service Level Reporter 3.3.1, is replaced by Tivoli® Performance Reporter 1.3 (5695-101) (formerly TME 10™ Performance Reporter for OS/390 1.3), announced in Software Announcement 298-007, dated January 27, 1998.

Releases

  • 5695-DF1, DFSMS/MVS V1 R2, replaced by OS/390 V2 R8 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in Software Announcement 299-042, dated February 22, 1999.
  • 5695-DF1, DFSMS/MVS V1 R3, replaced by OS/390 V2 R8 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in Software Announcement 299-042, dated February 22, 1999.
  • 5647-A01, OS/390 2.4, replaced by OS/390 V2 R8 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5647-A01, OS/390 2.5, replaced by OS/390 V2 R8 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5648-A21, OV/MVS Support for Lotus Notes Clients Version 1, has no replacement.
  • 5655-042, ISPF for MVS 4.2, has no replacement.7 Function equivalence is OS/390 2.8 (5647-A01), announced and orderable in the following Software Announcements:
    • OS/390 V2.8, 299-042, dated February 22, 1999
    • OS/390 V2.9, 299-234, dated August 24, 1999
  • 5706-254, Query Management Facility (QMF) for MVS 3.2, replaced by DB2 UDB for OS/390 Version 6 (5645-DB2), announced in Software Announcement 298-159, dated May 12, 1998.8 9
  • 5706-254, Query Management Facility (QMF) for MVS 3.1.1, replaced by DB2 UDB for OS/390 Version 6 (5645-DB2), announced in Software Announcement 298-159, dated May 12, 1998.10 11
  • 5706-255, Query Management Facility (QMF) for VM 3.1.1, replaced by DB2 for VSE & VM Version 6 (5648-A70), announced in Software Announcement 298-462, dated December 8, 1998.9
  • 5706-255, Query Management Facility (QMF) 3.2 for VM, replaced by DB2 for VSE & VM Version 6 (5648-A70), announced in Software Announcement 298-462, dated December 8, 1998.9 12
  • 5648-061, Query Management Facility (QMF) for VSE 3.1.1, replaced by DB2 for VSE & VM Version 6 (5648-A70), announced in Software Announcement 298-462, dated December 8, 1998.9
  • 5648-061, Query Management Facility (QMF) for VSE 3.2, replaced by DB2 for VSE & VM Version 6 (5648-A70), announced in Software Announcement 298-462, dated December 8, 1998.9 13
  • 5655-A38, VisualAge for Smalltalk Server Enablement MVS/ESA V4 R2, replaced by VisualAge Smalltalk Server for OS/390 4.5 (5655-B14), announced in Software Announcement 298-206, dated June 16, 1998.
  • 5655-A39, VisualAge for Smalltalk Server for MVS/ESA V4 R2, replaced by VisualAge Smalltalk Server for OS/390 4.5 (5655-B14), announced in Software Announcement 298-206, dated June 16, 1998.
  • 5785-ABJ, COBOL and CICS Command Level Conversion Aid (CCCA) 1.2.0, replaced by COBOL and CICS Command Level Conversion Aid for OS/390 2.1.0 (5648-B05), announced in Software Announcement 298-186, dated June 9, 1998.
  • 5785-CCC, COBOL and CICS Command Level Conversion Aid (CCCA) for VSE, replaced by COBOL and CICS Command Level Conversion Aid for VSE/ESA 2.1.0 (5686-A07), announced in Software Announcement 298-197, dated June 16, 1998.
  • 5655-103, DITTO/ESA Release 2 Utility Solutions for MVS, replaced by DITTO/ESA Release 3 Utility Solutions for MVS, announced in Software Announcement 298-369, dated September 29, 1998.
  • 5654-029, DITTO/ESA Release 2 Utility Solutions for VM, replaced by DITTO/ESA Release 3 Utility Solutions for VM, announced in Software Announcement 298-369, dated September 29, 1998.
  • 5665-366, Screen Definition Facility II (SDF II) for MVS Release 3, replaced by Screen Definition Facility II (SDF II) for MVS Release 4, announced in Software Announcement 294-800, dated December 20, 1994.
  • 5751-CS1, Custom-Built Installation Process Offering 97A, has no replacement. The technical follow-on in OS/390 is ServerPac for OS/390 (5751-CS9), announced in Software Announcement 296-020, dated February 20, 1996.
  • 5746-F52, IFS 1 Posting and General Ledger Release 3.1, has no replacement.
  • 5668-967, IFS 1 Posting and General Ledger Release 3.1, has no replacement.
  • 5746-F53, IFS 2 Profit and Loss Balance Sheet Release 3.1, has no replacement.
  • 5668-968, IFS 2 Profit and Loss Balance Sheet Release 3.1, has no replacement.
  • 5746-F54, IFS 3 Open Item Processing Release 3.1, has no replacement.
  • 5668-969, IFS 3 Open Item Processing Release 3.1, has no replacement.
  • 5746-F55, IFS 3 Open Item Processing Release 3.1, has no replacement.
  • 5668-970, IFS 3 Open Item Processing Release 3.1, has no replacement.
  • 5695-101, IBM Performance Reporter for MVS V1 R2, replaced by Tivoli Performance Reporter 1.4 (5695-101), announced in Software Announcement 299-030, dated January 26, 1999.1
  • 5668-948, Batch Terminal Simulator 1.2, replaced by Batch Terminal Simulator 2.1 (5655-A14), announced in Software Announcement 296-475, dated December 3, 1996.

Features

  • 5654-030, LAN File Services/ESA (LFS/ESA) Features for VM 2.4, feature numbers 6063 (Feature + Disk) and 6083 (Kanji Version of Feature + Disk), will no longer be supported.2

Effective December 31, 2001, the following programs are replaced by the following:

  • 5686-066, VSE Central Functions V6 R3, replaced by VSE Central Functions V6 R4 as part of the package VSE/ESA V2 R4 (5690-VSE), announced in Software Announcement 298-372, dated September 29, 1998.
  • 5690-VSE, VSE/ESA V2 R3, replaced by VSE/ESA V2 R4 (5690-VSE), announced in Software Announcement 298-372, dated September 29, 1998.
  • 5648-099, DITTO/ESA Release 2 Utility Solutions for VSE, replaced by DITTO/ESA Release 3 Utility Solutions for VSE, announced in Software Announcement 298-369, dated September 29, 1998.
  • 5655-147, CICS Transaction Server for OS/390 1.1, replaced by CICS Transaction Server for OS/390 1.3, announced in Software Announcement 298-318, dated September 8, 1998.
  • 5696-234, High Level Assembler for MVS & VM & VSE V1 R2, replaced by High Level Assembler for MVS & VM & VSE V1 R3, announced in Software Announcement 298-271, dated July 28, 1998.
  • 5695-081, CICSPlex System Manager for MVS/ESA Version 1 Release 2, replaced by CICSPlex System Manager for MVS/ESA Version 1 Release 3, announced in Software Announcement 297-348, dated September 9, 1997.
  • 5688-052, DITTO Productivity Features for VSE and VM 3.2.0, replaced by DITTO/ESA VM (5654-029) or DITTO/ESA VSE (5648-099), announced in Software Announcement 294-537, dated September 13, 1994.

Effective March 31, 2002, the following programs have no replacements:

  • 5665-279, Basic Telecommunication Access Method System Product 1.1.0, has no replacement.
  • 5735-RC3, Telecommunication Access Method Version 2.4.0, has no replacement.
  • 5665-314, Telecommunication Access Method Version 3.1.0, has no replacement.
  • 5746-RC5, Basic Telecommunications Access Method — ES (BTAM-ES) Version 1, has no replacement.

Notes

1
This product was originally announced as IBM Performance Reporter for MVS but has subsequently been renamed Tivoli Performance Reporter for MVS using the same program number (5695-101).
2
LFS/ESA for VM at one time was packaged and distributed via feature 6054 (CD-ROM) and contained more than the LFS feature. Since LFS/ESA for VM is no longer marketed, the CD-ROM with the LFS/ESA feature (6054) has been updated to eliminate LFS/ESA for VM (as of March 7, 2000).
3
QMF is now a feature of DB2 UDB for OS/390 Version 6.
4
QMF is now a feature of DB2 for VSE & VM Version 6.
5
RACF 2.2.0 marks the last release of RACF as a standalone product.
6
All OS/390 elements and optional features associated with a specific OS/390 release being withdrawn are included in this service discontinuance (for example, RMF Optional Priced Features for OS/390 1.3.0 and OS/390 2.4.0).
7
ISPF 4.2.1 marks the last release of ISPF as a standalone product.
8
Including the QMF HPO/Shuttle Version 3.2 Client for MVS, announced in Software Announcement 296-352, dated September 10, 1996.
9
QMF Version 3 Release 3 is still in service and QMF is now a feature of DB2 for VSE & VM Version 6.
10
Including the QMF Version 3 Release 1.1 High-Performance Option for MVS features (QMF HPO/Manager, QMF HPO/Compiler, and QMF HPO/Complete), announced in Software Announcement 294-217, dated April 12, 1994.
11
QMF Version 3 Release 3 is still in service and QMF is now a feature of DB2 UDB for OS/390 Version 6.
12
Including the QMF HPO/Shuttle Version 3.2 Client for VM, announced in Software Announcement 296-352, dated September 10, 1996.
13
Including the QMF HPO/Shuttle Version 3.2 Client for VSE, announced in Software Announcement 296-352, dated September 10, 1996.

Direct Customer Support

The question submission function under IBMLink™ Ask Questions — Support for the programs will be withdrawn by March 31, 2001. The IBMLink ServiceLink library of answered questions and other technical information for the programs remains available.

Year 2000

The service end date for these Year 2000 ready products is March 31, 2001.

Trademarks

 
DataPropagator, MVS, QMF, 3890, MVS/ESA, RMF, SP, and IBMLink are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
S/390, ACF/VTAM, RACF, OS/390, VTAM, DFSMS/MVS, VisualAge, CICS, VSE/ESA, CICSPlex, and DB2 are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
TME 10 is a trademark of Tivoli Systems, Inc. in the United States or other countries or both. In Denmark, Tivoli is a trademark licensed from Kjobenhavns Sommer -- Tivoli A/S.
 
Tivoli is a registered trademark of Tivoli Systems, Inc. in the United States or other countries or both. In Denmark, Tivoli is a trademark licensed from Kjobenhavns Sommer -- Tivoli A/S.
 
Lotus Notes is a registered trademark of Lotus Development Corporation.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.