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

 ENUS901-311.PDF (6KB)


Overview

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

Replacement Product Information: The ESCON Channel Connectivity for AIX program is replaced by IBM PCI ESCON Control Unit Connectivity V2.1 (5765-D49).

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The question submission function under IBMLink™ Ask Questions — Support for the programs will be withdrawn by three months after the announcement.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.

Trademarks

 
IBMLink is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
AIX and ESCON are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.