IBM United States
Withdrawal Announcement 901-311
December 11, 2001
Software Withdrawal and Service Discontinuance: IBM ESCON Channel Connectivity for AIX and IBM Block Multiplexer Channel Connectivity for AIX
Effective March 12, 2002, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following programs licensed under the IBM Customer Agreement.
Effective November 12, 2002, program services will be discontinued.
5692-AIX(R) 5692-SSO SPO SSO Program Feature Feature Program Name Number Number Number ESCON(R) Channel 5765-603 0585 4587 Connectivity for AIX V1.1 6248 6249 Block Multiplexer Channel 5765-604 0586 4589 Connectivity for AIX V1.1 6250
There is no replacement program for the Block Multiplexer Channel Connectivity for AIX program.
Direct Customer Support
The question submission function under IBMLink Ask Questions Support for the programs will be withdrawn by three months after the announcement. The IBMLink ServiceLink library of answered questions and other technical information for the programs remains available.