IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS , V7.0 -- a reliable, scalable, flexible, and easy-to-deploy standards-based directory and data integration platform for a broad range of protocols, operating systems, and applications

IBM United States Software Announcement 209-103
June 9, 2009

 
 ENUS209-103.PDF (164KB)

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IBM® Tivoli® Directory Integrator for z/OS®, V7.0 is an open-architecture, metadirectory solution that synchronizes and exchanges information across multiple applications and platforms, providing a consistent enterprise-level view of identity or generic data.

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS, V7.0:

  • Provides an intuitive graphical user interface for development, deployment, and maintenance of synchronization rules, as well as a scalable, Web-based operations monitoring administrative management console
  • Provides an open synchronization architecture that supports multivendor IT infrastructures with ease of use and ease of deployment, and can provide rapid time to value, while flexibly scaling from small to very large deployments
  • Helps improve usability and increase productivity with new Eclipse-based development environment and redesigned Configuration Editor (CE)
  • Simplifies monitoring with improved administrative management console with a customizable view, and new triggers and actions

For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: ME001).


 
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IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS offers a reliable, scalable, standards-based directory and data integration platform that interoperates with a broad range of protocols, operating systems, and applications. The strong scalability and flexibility offered by Tivoli Directory Integrator can benefit third-party applications as well as IBM solutions for which Tivoli Directory Integrator is the default integration infrastructure, such as IBM Tivoli Identity Manager, IBM Tivoli Service Request Manager, IBM Tivoli Access Manager, IBM Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database, IBM Lotus Notes® Connections, and IBM Lotus Notes Domino®.

Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS and Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS can help you create an authoritative data infrastructure by serving as a flexible integration service for identity or generic data residing in heterogeneous directories, databases, files, collaborative systems, and applications. Similarly, Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS can provide an efficient integration service for asset and ticket integration.

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS, V7.0 continues to grow as a key integration middle layer and development platform. It delivers:

  • New Eclipse-based development environment
  • Improved Web administration and installation capabilities
  • New and improved connectivity and integration components

 
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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Hardware requirements and Software requirements sections.


 
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Planned availability date
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June 12, 2009


 
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IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS, V7.0 complements the IBM Tivoli integrated identity management portfolio by helping you quickly and effectively integrate data residing in heterogeneous directories, databases, files, collaborative systems, and applications. You are able to create authoritative data infrastructure that helps maximize the value and accelerate the deployment of critical On Demand Business applications such as identity management and portal solutions.

Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS can help you create a powerful and authoritative enterprise directory infrastructure by serving as a flexible, synchronized layer between your company's identity structure and the application sources of identity data. Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS provides batch and real-time synchronization between multiple generic data sources and targets to consolidate information into a single accurate repository across the enterprise, which can decrease administrative costs.

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS, V7.0 enhancements

New Eclipse-based development environment

  • Helps reduce cost to develop and maintain Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS solutions
  • Helps improve usability and increase productivity with redesigned layout in the Configuration Editor (CE)
  • Provides configuration wizards in the CE to guide users while configuring components
  • Can deliver increased speed when developing AssemblyLines
  • Can improve ease of JavaScript™ editing to help reduce development and debugging time
    • Provides automatic expansion of available methods with in-line Javadocs
    • Includes color coding
    • Has syntax checking
    • Includes JavaScript debugging
  • Enhanced stepping and debugging of AssemblyLines
    • Enable users to easily see the attribute flows and changes in attribute values
    • AssemblyLines started by other processes can be debugged

Enhanced manageability, usability, and scalability

  • Easy to use and deploy, offering the ability to scale from small to very large deployments.
  • Enhanced administrative management console helps simplify monitoring of Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS, unifying even complex deployments with multiple servers into a single customizable view. Some key enhancements:
    • Deploys and executes in the Integrated Solutions Console (ISC) Standard Edition (SE) and ISC Advanced Edition (AE) environments
    • New triggers and actions, including the ability to send e-mail in response to an event
    • Support for alternate databases
  • Provides logging flexibility and customization with new pluggable logging capabilities and a new Log Connector.
  • Provides audit services to allow for customized monitoring of solution specific events in Tivoli Directory Integrator.
  • Can reduce time to value for users by providing better education content and improved Javadocs.
  • Helps increase ability to test solutions in production systems with a new Simulate mode for AssemblyLines.

Enhanced Tivoli Directory Integrator components and support

  • Helps improve ability to manage and handle hierarchical data with a new XML parser
  • Can increase Web services support and compliance with new Web services component based on Axis2 libraries
  • Enhances data integration and migration with upgrades to the e-mail and mailbox components
  • Expands server security option with support for PKCS11-compliant crypto devices to store server private key and certificates, JAAS as a Server API authentication provider, and LDAP groups as a server API authentication provider

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS is capable as of June 12, 2009, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested at

http://www-03.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Value Unit-based pricing

Value Unit pricing for eligible IBM System z® IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) programs enables a lower cost of incremental growth and enterprise aggregation. Each System z IPLA product with Value Unit pricing has a single price per Value Unit and a conversion matrix, called Value Unit Exhibit, for converting from some designated measurement to Value Units. Most commonly, Millions of Service Units (MSUs) is the measurement designated by IBM to be converted to Value Units. Some other measurements are engines or messages. Since MSUs are the most common measurement, that measurement will be used for the remainder of this description.

Value Unit pricing offers price benefits for you. For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Each of the various Value Unit Exhibits stipulate that the larger your required license capacity, the fewer Value Units per MSU you will need. Value Unit Exhibits are uniquely identified by a three-digit code and referred to using the nomenclature VUExxx, where xxx is the three-digit code.

Subsequent acquisitions of Value Unit priced programs offer additional price benefits. The quantity of each System z IPLA program that you have acquired is referred to as entitled license capacity. If you wish to grow your entitled license capacity for a System z IPLA program, the calculation to determine additional needed Value Units is based upon the number of Value Units already acquired.

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, you should:

  • Determine the required license capacity, in MSUs
  • Aggregate the MSUs across the enterprise
  • Convert the total MSUs to Value Units, using the applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • Multiply the price per Value Unit by the total number of Value Units to determine the total cost

To simplify conversion from the designated measurement to Value Units or vice-versa, use the Value Unit Converter Tool. For additional information or to obtain a copy of the Value Unit Converter Tool, visit the Value Unit Converter Tool Web site

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice/vuctool

Note that Value Units of a given product cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Units of another product.

To determine the required license capacity for the System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Terms and conditions section.


 
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Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS provides real-time synchronization between data sources so that an enterprise can count on authoritative, up-to-date information for their on demand applications, where machine-to-machine transactions require that data must be accurate and reliable.

Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS can help customers create an authoritative enterprise directory infrastructure by serving as a flexible, synchronized layer between a company's identity structure and the application sources of identity data.

Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS provides batch and real-time synchronization between multiple generic data sources and targets to consolidate information into a single accurate repository across the enterprise, which can decrease administrative costs.


 
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                    Subscription and
Program PID number  Support PID number
 
5698-B09            5698-R09
5698-B33            5698-R23
 

 
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Program                Program
number         VRM     name
 
 5698-B09      7.0.0   IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator
                         Identity Edition for z/OS
 5698-B33      7.0.0   IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator
                         General Purpose Edition for z/OS

 
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Education support
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Comprehensive education for IBM Tivoli products is offered through Worldwide Tivoli Education Delivery Services. A wide range of training options are available, including classes led by instructors, learning on demand, on-site training, and blended learning solutions.

For additional information, visit

http://www-306.ibm.com/software/tivoli/education/

 
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Product information is available via the Offering Information Web site

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=209-103

 
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The following English and national language product manuals may be downloaded from the following Web site

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/tividd/td/link/tdprodlist.html

The Tivoli Directory Integrator Program Directory can be found by accessing the support Web site and following the links to the product

http://www-ibm.com/software/sysmgmt/products/support/

English publications will be available on the product's general availability date. National language publications will be available within 60 days of general availability.

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS, V7.0

         Title                                Order number
 
Getting Started                               GI11-8185-00
Quick Start Guide                             GI11-8188-00
Release Notes                                 SC23-6564-00
Reference Guide                               SC23-6562-00
Installation and Administrator Guide          SC23-6560-00
Users Guide                                   SC23-6561-00
Problem Determination Guide                   GI11-8186-00
Message Guide                                 GI11-8187-00
Password Synchronization Plug-ins Guide       SC23-6563-00
Program directory - Tivoli Directory Server   GI11-8734-00
  General Purpose Edition for z/OS
Program directory - Tivoli Directory Server   GI11-8733-00
  Identity Edition for z/OS

The IBM Publications Center

http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the U.S.) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries, free of charge.


 
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

The target system can run in any hardware environment that supports the required software.

Software requirements

The following are the supported platforms:

Native s/390 and System z

  • z/OS 1.8, 1.9, and 1.10

Notes:

  • Program number 5655-N98 (Java™ 5.0 for z/OS V5.0 Service Release 1 (z/OS) (pmz31dev-20080315) (J9-5)) must be installed.
  • The Tivoli Directory Integrator Server and other components run in 31-bit tolerance mode because it requires and uses a 32-bit JRE.
  • The Tivoli Directory Integrator Config Editor is not supported locally on native S/390® and System z. The Config Editor will have to be run remotely from a supported operating system.

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a readme file, or other information published by IBM, such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Limitations

For additional information, refer to Usage restrictions in the Terms and conditions section of this announcement, or to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf

Planning information

Direct customer support

Direct customer support is provided by IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel. This fee service enhances your productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel helps answer questions pertaining to usage and suspected software defects for eligible products.

Installation and technical support is provided by Global Services. For more information, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

For technical support or assistance, contact your IBM representative or visit

http://www.ibm.com/support
Packaging

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS is distributed with:

Security, auditability, and control

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS uses the security and auditability features of the operating system software. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.


 
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IBM Software Services has the breadth, depth, and reach to manage your services needs. You can leverage the deep technical skills of our lab-based, software services team and the business consulting, project management, and infrastructure expertise of our IBM Global Services team. Also, we extend our IBM Software Services reach through IBM Business Partners to provide an extensive portfolio of capabilities. Together, we provide the global reach, intellectual capital, industry insight, and technology leadership to support a wide range of critical business needs.

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To learn more about IBM Software Services or to contact a Software Services sales specialist, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/sw-services/

 
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IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing
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IBM Tivoli software products are priced using IBM Tivoli's Enhanced Value-Based Pricing. The Enhanced Value-Based Pricing system is based upon the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model, which uses a managed-environment approach -- whereby price is determined by what is managed rather than the number and type of product components installed.

For example, all servers monitored with IBM Tivoli's monitoring product (IBM Tivoli Monitoring) require entitlements sufficient for those servers. Other Tivoli products may manage clients, client devices, agents, network nodes, users, or other items, and are licensed and priced accordingly.

Unlike typical systems management licensing models that require entitlements of specific software components to specific systems, the IBM Tivoli Environment-Managed Licensing Model provides the customer flexibility to deploy its IBM Tivoli software products within its environment in a manner that can address and respond to the customer's evolving architecture. That is, as the architecture of a customer's environment changes, the customer's implementation of IBM Tivoli software can be altered, as needed, without affecting the customer's license requirements (as long as the customer does not exceed its entitlements to the software).

Under Enhanced Value-Based Pricing, licensing and pricing of server-oriented applications are determined based upon the server's use in the customer's environment. Typically, such applications are licensed and priced in a manner that corresponds to each installed and activated processor of the server managed by the IBM Tivoli application to help correlate price to value while offering a simple solution.

Where a server is physically partitioned, this approach is modified. This partitioning technique is the approach used with systems that have either multiple cards or multiple frames, each of which can be configured independently. For servers capable of physical partitioning (for example, IBM System p® Scalable POWERparallel Systems® servers, Sun Ultra servers, and HP Superdome servers), an entitlement is required for each processor in the physical partition being managed by the Tivoli application. For example, assume that a server has 24 processors installed in aggregate. If this server is not partitioned, entitlements are required for all 24 processors. If, however, it is physically partitioned into three partitions, each containing eight processors, and Tivoli products were managing only one of the three partitions, then entitlements would be required for the eight processors on the physical partition managed by the IBM Tivoli application.

For servers with virtual or logical partitions, entitlements are required for all installed and activated processors on the server. For each IBM Tivoli application managing a clustered environment, licensing is based on the cumulative number of installed and activated processors on each server in the cluster. Where the cluster includes physically partitioned servers, the considerations described above concerning physically partitioned servers apply as well.

Enhanced Value-Based Pricing recognizes the convergence of RISC and UNIX®, and Microsoft® Windows® and Intel® technologies, in order to simplify your licensing requirements, and to provide a smoother, more scalable model. Pricing and licensing does not differentiate between non-System z server platforms or operating systems. For some products, this platform neutrality extends to System z and other host servers as well.

IBM Tivoli Enhanced Value-Based Pricing terminology definitions

Authorized user

An authorized user is one and only one individual (named or unnamed) within or outside your enterprise. A Proof of Entitlement (PoE) must be obtained for each individual user accessing the program in any manner. A program licensed under an authorized user PoE may be installed on a single computer or server, and accessed by multiple users, provided that a PoE has been obtained for each individual user accessing the program either directly or indirectly (via a multiplexing program, device, or application server) through any means on behalf of the user.

Note that authorized users have unique specific identity and IDs cannot be shared. An ID can establish one or more connections and count as a single authorized user. Specific information to security products:

  • An authorized user of IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager is any ID that accesses an application or service managed or protected by IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager.
  • An authorized user of IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator is one whose identity can be synchronized by IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator or that can access a connected system that can be synchronized by IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator.
  • An authorized user of IBM Tivoli Identity Manager is any ID whose identity is recorded in the Tivoli Identity Manager identity store.
  • An authorized user of IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business is any ID that accesses an application or service managed or protected by IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business.

Client device or client

A client device is a computing device that requests the execution of a set of commands, procedures, or applications from another computer system that is typically referred to as a server. Multiple client devices may share access to a common server. A client device generally has some processing capability or is programmable to allow a user to do work. Examples include, but are not limited to, notebook computers, desktop computers, deskside computers, technical workstations, appliances, automated teller machines, point-of-sale terminals, tills and cash registers, and kiosks.

Engine

An engine is also referred to as a central processor (CP) or processor. Engines for traditional workloads are called General Purpose CPs. Engines for Linux® workloads are called Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engines or Linux-only engines. Engines for Coupling Facility workloads are called ICF engines.

Enterprise

An enterprise is a person or single entity and those subsidiaries with more than 50% ownership.

External user

An external user is an authorized user who is not part of the enterprise.

Internal user

An authorized user who is part of the enterprise.

IBM IFL

This optional facility enables additional processing capacity exclusively for Linux workload, with no effect on the model designation of a System z or OS/390® server. Consequently, executing Linux workload on the IBM IFL will not, in most cases, result in any increased IBM software charges for z/OS, OS/390, VM, VSE, or TPF operating systems and applications. There is, as indicated, a charge associated with the IFL, and there may also be a charge for applications which run on the IFL.

The IFL may be dedicated to a single Linux-mode logical partition or it may be shared by multiple Linux-mode logical partitions. Installations should note that the Linux workspace enabled by this facility will not support any of the traditional S/390 operating systems (OS/390, TPF, VSE, or VM). Only Linux applications or Linux operating in conjunction with the Virtual Image Facility, an environment that operates within a logical partition or in native S/390 mode and provides the capability to create multiple Linux images, are supported by IBM S/390 IFL.

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator connected system

A connected system is any directory, database, application, or file integrated or merged by IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager HSM for Windows terabyte (TB) capacity

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager HSM for Windows TB capacity includes primary HSM disk storage pool size combined with the amount of utilized HSM removable media storage pool. Storage pools are configured on the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server.

IBM System Storage™ Archive Manager TB capacity

IBM System Storage Archive Manager TB capacity includes primary disk storage pool size combined with the amount of utilized primary removable media storage used by the IBM System Storage Archive Manager server.

Capacity does not include:

  • Copy storage pools for the space-managed data that reside on disk.
  • Copy storage pools for the space-managed data that reside on removable media.
  • Space used on the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server for any purpose other than the primary storage of space-managed data.
  • Disk on the host being space managed.

A virtual tape library (VTL) is considered a removable media device, so capacity is based on utilization.

The minimum amount of capacity that can be purchased is 1 TB.

Partial capacity will be rounded up to the next whole number of TB.

Additional capacity must be added in increments of 1 TB.

IBM TotalStorage® Productivity Center TB capacity

A TB capacity is each individual terabyte of storage capacity managed by the IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center products. Managed capacity for the IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication and IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication Two Site BC is defined as the source device capacity. Only the source device capacity is included in this pricing definition (not the target device).

Managed processor (charging under full capacity in the managed environment)

Managed processor charges are based on the active processors on the machines in the computing environment affiliated with the program rather than on the server where the program is run. The managed processors which require PoEs are defined in the License Information's program-unique terms.

Notes:

  • IBM defines a physical processor in a computer as a functional unit that interprets and executes instructions. A physical processor consists of at least an instruction control unit and one or more arithmetic and logic units.
  • Multicore technology allows two or more processors (commonly called cores) to be active on a single silicon chip. With multicore technology, IBM considers each core to be a physical processor. For example, in a dual-core chip, there are two physical processors residing on the single silicon chip.
  • The program may not run on some or all of the processors for which PoEs are required by the program's valuation method.
  • In the System z IFL environment, each IFL engine is considered a single physical processor.
  • Threading, a technique which makes a single processor seem to perform as two or more, does not affect the count of physical processors.
  • Where blade technology is employed, each blade is considered a separate server and charging is based upon the total number of processors on the blades with which the program is affiliated.
  • Not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor Value Unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage® Web site:
    http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

Millions of Service Units (MSUs)

MSU is defined as millions of CPU service units per hour, which is the measure of capacity used to describe the computing power of the hardware processors on which S/390 or System z software runs. Processor MSU values are determined by the hardware vendor, IBM, or Software Compatible Vendors (SCVs).

For more detailed information about System z software pricing, visit

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/library/refguides/sw_ pricing.html

Network node or node

Network nodes include routers, switches, hubs, and bridges that contain a network management agent. A single network node may contain any number of interfaces or ports.

Partitions

A server's resources (CPU, memory, I/O, interconnects, and buses) may be divided according to the needs of the applications running on the server. This partitioning can be implemented with physical boundaries (physical partitions) or logical boundaries (logical partitions).

Physical partitions are defined by a collection of processors dedicated to a workload and can be used with systems that have either multiple cards or multiple frames, each of which can be configured independently. In this method, the partitions are divided along hardware boundaries and processors, and the I/O boards, memory, and interconnects are not shared.

Logical partitions are defined by software rather than hardware and allocate a pool of processing resources to a collection of workloads. These partitions, while separated by software boundaries, share hardware components and run in one or more physical partitions.

Port

A port is the physical connection between a device and the network.

Processor (per processor charging under full capacity)

In full capacity charging, PoEs must be acquired for all activated processors (available for use) that are on the server where the program or a component of the program is run.

Notes:

  • IBM defines a physical processor in a computer as a functional unit that interprets and executes instructions. A physical processor consists of at least an instruction control unit and one or more arithmetic and logic units.
  • Multicore technology allows two or more processors (commonly called cores) to be active on a single silicon chip. With multicore technology, IBM considers each core to be a physical processor. For example, in a dual-core chip, there are two physical processors residing on the single silicon chip.
  • In the System z IFL environment, each IFL engine is considered a single physical processor.
  • Threading, a technique which makes a single processor seem to perform as two or more, does not affect the count of physical processors.
  • Where blade technology is employed, each blade is considered a separate server and charging is based upon the total number of processors on the blade on which the program is run.
  • When a server is shipped with six processors, but two of them are inactive, four processors are active for the customer.
  • Not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor value unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web site
    http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

Server

A server is a computer system that executes requested procedures, commands, or applications to one or more user or client devices over a network. A PoE must be obtained for each server on which the program or a component of the program is run or for each server managed by the program. Where blade technology is employed, each blade is considered a separate server.

Standby or backup systems

For programs running or resident on backup machines, IBM defines three types of situations: cold, warm, and hot. In cold and warm situations, a separate entitlement for the copy on the backup machine is normally not required and typically no additional charge applies. In a hot backup situation, the customer needs to acquire other license or entitlements sufficient for that server. All programs running in backup mode must be solely under the customer's control, even if running at another enterprise's location.

As a practice, the following are definitions and allowable actions concerning the copy of the program used for backup purposes.

Cold: A copy of the program may reside, for backup purposes, on a machine as long as the program is not started. There is no additional charge for this copy.

Warm: A copy of the program may reside for backup purposes on a machine and is started, but is idling, and is not doing any work of any kind. There is no additional charge for this copy.

Hot: A copy of the program may reside for backup purposes on a machine, is started, and is doing work. The customer must acquire a license or entitlements for this copy and there will generally be an additional charge.

Doing work includes, for example, production, development, program maintenance, and testing. It also could include other activities such as mirroring of transactions; updating of files; synchronization of programs, data, or other resources (for example, active linking with another machine, program, database or other resource, and so on); or any activity or configurations that would allow an active hot switch or other synchronized switch over between programs, databases, or other resources to occur.

In the case of a program or system configuration that is designed to support a high availability environment by using various techniques (for example, duplexing, mirroring of files, or transactions, maintaining a heartbeat, active linking with another machine, program, database, or other resource), the program is considered to be doing work in the hot situation and a license or entitlement must be purchased.

Terabyte (T/TB)

1 TB of managed storage = 2 to the power of 40 bytes = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, trillion bytes.

Tivoli Management Points

A Tivoli Management Point is a metric used to compute license quantities and is program specific.

Value Units

A Value Unit is a pricing charge metric for program license entitlements, which is based upon the quantity of a specific designated measurement used for a given program. Each program has a designated measurement. The most commonly used designated measurements are processor cores and MSUs. However, for select programs, there are other designated measurements such as servers, users, client devices, and messages. The number of Value Unit entitlements required for your specific implementation of the given program must be obtained from a conversion table associated with the program. You must obtain a PoE for the appropriate number of Value Unit entitlements for your implementation. The Value Unit entitlements of a given program cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Unit entitlements of another program. Whenever the designated measurement is a processor core, not all processors require the same number of Value Unit entitlements. To determine the number of Value Unit entitlements required, refer to the processor value unit conversion table on the Passport Advantage Web site

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage

User Value Units

A User Value Unit is a pricing charge metric for program license entitlements that is based upon the quantity of a specific designated measurement used for a given program. Refer to the Value Units definition. Users is a descriptive of one of the Value Unit charge metrics.

Product and licensing Web Sites

A complete list of IBM Tivoli products is available at

http://www.ibm.com/software/tivoli

IBM Tivoli product licensing documents are available at

http://www.ibm.com/software/tivoli/products/licensing.html

Pricing examples

The following examples are provided to illustrate your licensing requirements.

Pricing example for IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS - Per Authorized User Value Unit

The examples provided for IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS, V7.0 show how authorized users are counted in calculating Value Units. An external user is one that is not part of the enterprise. Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS uses a ratio of 15 external authorized users equal one chargeable user for the purpose of calculating Value Units. Each internal user equals one chargeable user for the purpose of calculating User Value Units. Internal and external authorized users are combined to calculate total chargeable users required. Infrequent internal users who utilize their IDs less than five times a year, and are grouped so as to be trackable and auditable, will be granted a ratio of 15 infrequent internal users equal to one chargeable user for the purpose of calculating User Value Units.

Chargeable users are summed up and the volume tiering table is then utilized to calculate the total User Value Units required to cover entitlements.

User Value Units are set per 250 authorized users and are rounded up to the next 250. Therefore, all use authorizations will be in increments of 250 up to 1,000; then, increments are to the next 1,000. For example, a customer requiring 153 authorized users will purchase the same User Value Units as a customer with 250 authorized users. Scalable usage levels are determined by the number of authorized users required. The User Value Unit requirement covers all chargeable users within a scalable usage level. For IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS, after the first 1,000 chargeable users, the following scalable usage table will be used to determine the required User Value Units (refer to Note 1).

Note 1: Up to the first 1,000 chargeable users, User Value Units are required per increments of 250 chargeable users. Thereafter, User Value Units are required per increments of 1,000 chargeable users.

Value Unit Exhibit 30 (VUE030)

 
 Scalable                                    
 usage level    1          2           3           4
 
Chargeable   >1K-5K     >5K-15K    >15K-50K    >50K - 150K
users        (Refer to                       
             Note 1                          
             above)                          
 
Value Units   1,000       500         300          200
per 1,000                                    
authorized                                   
users                                        
 
 
 Scalable                                    
 usage level    5          6           7           8
 
Chargeable   >150K-500K >500K-1M    1M-3M         >3M
users        (Refer to                       
             Note 1                          
             above)                          
 
Value Units    100         50          25          10
per 1,000                                    
authorized                                   
users                                        
 

Scenario 1

Transaction 1: The customer is using Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS for an environment comprised of three connected systems with a total of 2,500 unique users. Each of these 2,500 internal users equals one chargeable user (or 2,500 total chargeable users). As previously stated, the incremental amount is 1,000 after the first 1,000 chargeable users. Therefore, the 2,500 chargeable users are rounded up to 3,000 for the purpose of calculating User Value Units to order.

In this scenario, since all of the users that require a charge fall into the first tier and are a straight one-to-one (chargeable users to User Value Units), the 3,000 chargeable users equates to 3,000 User Value Units to order.

Scenario 2

Transaction 1: A customer is using IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS for an environment comprised of three connected systems with 30,000 unique internal corporate users and 15,000 infrequent factory employees (usage less than five times per year).

The chargeable authorized users are counted as follows:

  • The 30,000 internal users equate to 30,000 chargeable users (at one internal user equals one chargeable user).
  • The 15,000 infrequent factory workers (infrequent internal users) equate to 1,000 chargeable users (at 15 infrequent internal users equals one chargeable user, whose usage must be trackable and auditable at less than five times per year).

This equates to 31,000 chargeable users for the purpose of calculating User Value Units.

All users are counted one time regardless of the number of connections.

Based on 31,000 chargeable users, the total number of User Value Units required is as follows:

Pricing    Quantity in      User Value Units User Value    
metric     customer         per 1,000        Units required
           environment      chargeable users (A*B)/1,000   
           (A)              (B)                            
 
Tier 1      5,000           1,000             5,000        
Tier 2     10,000             500             5,000        
Tier 3     16,000             300             4,800        
                                                           
Total User                                   14,800        
Value Units                                                

Transaction 2: The customer, six months after Transaction 1, now requires IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition for z/OS for its environment which has grown to four connections and now includes 375,000 external users in addition to the existing 31,000 internal chargeable users. Applying the 15 to 1 ratio of external users to chargeable users, the 375,000 external users equates to 25,000 chargeable users, and a new total of 56,000 chargeable users.

Authorized users are counted as follows: The 420,000 authorized users (30,000 internal users plus 15,000 infrequent internal users plus 375,000 external users equals 420,000 authorized users) equates to 56,000 chargeable users for the purpose of calculating User Value Units to order.

Based on 56,000 chargeable users, the total number of User Value Units required is as follows:

Pricing metric Quantity in     User Value Units   User Value    
               customer        per 1,000          Units required
               environment     chargeable users   (A*B)/1,000   
               (A)             (B)                           
 
Tier 1          5,000          1,000               5,000        
Tier 2         10,000            500               5,000        
Tier 3        35,000             300              10,500        
Tier 4         6,000             200               1,200        
                                                            
Total User                                        21,700        
Value Units                                                 
 
Less currently                                   (14,800)      
licensed from                                                
Transaction 2                                                
 
Additional                                         6,900        
User Value                                                   
Units required                                               

As your environment grows, additional users can be added by purchasing Value Units per increment of 1,000 authorized users based on the applicable scalable usage level.

Pricing example for IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS - Per MSU Value Unit (MVU)

In pricing IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS, V7.0, the examples provided show how MSUs are counted in calculating Value Units.

Value Unit Exhibit 20 (VUE020)
 
                             Value
    Level    Minimum Maximum Units/MSU
 
    Base       1       3     1.00
    Tier A     4      45     0.15
    Tier B    46     175     0.08
    Tier C   176     315     0.04
    Tier D   316       +     0.03

The result of the calculation for MSU Value Units must be rounded up to the next highest integer value for the pricing calculation.

Scenario 3

Transaction 1: Company A wants to entitle usage of Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS with Change and Configuration Management Database (CCMDB) and use Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS to pull systems information from their custom applications into CCMDB. In addition, they want to use Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS to directly integrate other custom data with MRO Maximo® on two other servers, which is outside the scope of the CCMDB license. (Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS is only bundled for CCMDB integration.) The desired data spans three geographic locations, driving the requirements for three separate installations. In location A1, Company A plans to install Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS on a z9™ EC server with 600 MSUs, while in locations A2 and A3, z9 BC servers, each with 15 MSUs, are utilized.

             z9-BC      z9-EC
MSU:          15        600
Base:          3          3
Tier A:       12         42
Tier B:                 130
Tier C:                 140
Tier D:                 285
VU:            4.8       33.85
Round-up VU:   5         34

To support their configuration, the customer must purchase 34 MSU Value Units at site A1, five MSU Value Units at site A2, and five MSU Value Units at site A3, which equals 44 total MSU VUs on three servers.

Scenario 4

Transaction 1: Company B wants to deploy Alphablox but needs to bring enterprise data from a number of Excel spreadsheets into the Alphablox environment. They want to use Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS for this purpose because they recognize that even though initial data is in Excel format, later expansion of the Alphablox usage may be able to leverage the wide range of data sources from which Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS can extract data. For this entitlement, Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS is installed on one dual-processor computer, requiring Company B to purchase PVUs required to entitle both processors on the server.

Transaction 2: In addition, Company B has 15 trading partners that need to similarly extract data from their own systems and provide such data to Company B on a regular basis. As the initiator of this initiative, Company B has requested that its trading partners use Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS to move their data. Company B plans to install Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS on a z9 EC server, with 600 MSUs, and therefore must purchase 34 MSU VUs required to entitle the server. In addition, most of the trading partners have chosen to participate in setting up their environments in support of this initiative. Each of these trading partners has installed IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition for z/OS on a z9 BC server. Each customer is required to purchase five MSU VUs for their server.

Licensees of the previous Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS releases available through Passport Advantage, current on Software Maintenance, are entitled to receive Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS, V7.0. Contact your IBM representative for details on the necessary steps to get entitlement to Tivoli Directory Integrator for z/OS, V7.0.


 
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The programs in this announcement have Value Unit-based pricing.

Program
number      Program name                    Value Unit exhibit
 
5698-B09   Tivoli Directory Integrator           VUE030
           Identity Edition for z/OS, V7.0
 
5698-B33   Tivoli Directory Integrator           VUE020
           General Purpose Edition
           for z/OS, V7.0

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

  • The System z IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • The applicable terms
  • Whether your current mainframes are full capacity or sub-capacity

Value Unit exhibit VUE020

                         Value
Level    Minimum Maximum Units/MSU
 
Base       1       3     1
Tier A     4      45     0.15
Tier B    46     175     0.08
Tier C   176     315     0.04
Tier D   316       +     0.03

Value Units for mainframes without MSU ratings:

               Value
HW             Units/machine
 
MP3000 H30     3
MP3000 H50     4
MP3000 H70     6
ESL Models     1

Value Unit exhibit VUE030

Cumulative user range        Value Units per user
 
        1 - 5,000 users       1 VU/user
    5,001 - 15,000 users      0.500 VUs/user
   15,001 - 50,000 users      0.300 VUs/user
   50,001 - 150,000 users     0.200 VUs/user
  150,001 - 500,000 users     0.100 VUs/user
  500,001 - 1,000,000 users   0.050 VUs/user
1,000,001 - 3,000,000 users   0.025 VUs/user
3,000,001+ users              0.010 VUs/user

Ordering z/OS through the Internet

ShopzSeries provides an easy way to plan and order your z/OS ServerPac or CBPDO. It will analyze your current installation, determine the correct product migration, and present your new configuration based on z/OS. Additional products can also be added to your order (including determination of whether all product requisites are satisfied). ShopzSeries is available in the U.S. and several countries in Europe. In countries where ShopzSeries is not available yet, contact your IBM representative (or IBM Business Partner) to handle your order via the traditional IBM ordering process. For more details and availability, visit the ShopzSeries Web site at

http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/ShopzSeries/ShopzSeries.jsp
Single version charging

To elect single version charging, you must notify and identify to IBM the prior program and replacement program, and the machine the programs are operating on.

Current licensees

New licensees

Orders for new licenses will be accepted now.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

Basic license

The programs in this announcement have Value Unit-based pricing.

Ordering information for 5698-xxx non-System z offerings:

Translation from MSUs to Value Units
 
          MSUs             Value Units/MSU
Base        1-3            1.00
Tier A      4-45            .45
Tier B     46-175           .36
Tier C    176-315           .27
Tier D    316+              .20

To order a basic license, specify the program number and the feature number of the desired distribution medium. Also, specify the one-time charge feature number in the quantity desired (maximum quantity of 250).

The quantity to be specified for the features in the following table is (per processor, per processor and per client). A client is based on (client description such as server, device, network node, registered user).

Use the following table to order the program products listed below:

                               Feature number
Product                                    
number                         Qty 1     Qty 250
 
5698-B09
 

This software license includes Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support.

Extending coverage for a total of three years from date of acquisition may be elected. Order the program number, feature number, and quantity to extend coverage for your software licenses. If maintenance has expired, specify the after license feature number.

Ordering information for 5698-B09 non-MSU-based System z offerings:

To order, specify the program product number and the appropriate license or charge option. Also, specify the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

Program name:  IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition
               for z/OS, V7.0
Program PID:   5698-B09
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric
 
                                            Basic OTC, per Value Unit
 
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium
 
  S015HXG              Multilingual                  3480 tape
 
Subscription and Support PID:  5698-R09
 
Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric
 
 S015HZR     Tivoli Directory Integrator   Basic ASC, per Value Unit
             Identity Edition on z/OS S&S   No charge, decline SW S&S
 
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium
 
  S015HXD              Multilingual              Hardcopy publication
 

Ordering information for 5698-xxx MSU-based System z offerings:

Translation from MSUs to Value Units
 
          MSUs             Value Units/MSU
Base        1-3            1.00
Tier A      4-45            .45
Tier B     46-175           .36
Tier C    176-315           .27
Tier D    316+              .20

To order, specify the program product number and the appropriate license or charge option. Also, specify the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

Program name:   IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose
                Edition for z/OS, V7.0
Program PID:    5698-B33
 
Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric
 
 S015K6M    Tivoli Directory Integrator    Basic OTC, per Value Unit
            General Purpose Edition        Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
            for z/OS
 
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium
 
  S015K6F              Multilingual               3480 tape
 
Subscription and Support PID:  5698-R23
 
Entitlement                          License option/
identifier   Description             Pricing metric
 
 S015K6J     Tivoli Directory        Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Integrator General      No charge, decline SW S&S
             Purpose Edition for     Per MSU SW S&S registration
             z/OS S&S
 
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                  Distribution medium
 
S015K6H                Multilingual              Hardcopy publication
 

Subscription and Support

Subscription and Support must be ordered to receive voice technical support via telephone during normal business hours, and future releases and versions, at no additional charge. The capacity of Subscription and Support (for example, Value Units or number of processors) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program product number and the appropriate license or charge option.

IBM is also providing Subscription and Support for these products, via a separately purchased offering, under the terms of the IBM International Agreement for Acquisition of Support Maintenance (IAASM). This offering:

  • Includes and extends the support services provided in the base support to include technical support via telephone during normal business hours.
  • Entitles customers to future releases and versions, at no additional charge. Note that the customer is not entitled to new products.

When Subscription and Support is ordered, the charges will automatically renew annually unless cancelled by the customer.

Customized Offerings

Product deliverables are shipped only via Customized Offerings (for example, CBPDO, ServerPac, SystemPac®).

CBPDO and ServerPac are offered for Internet delivery, where ShopzSeries product ordering is available. Internet delivery of ServerPac may help improve automation and software delivery time. For more details on Internet delivery, refer to the ShopzSeries help information at

http://www.software.ibm.com/ShopzSeries

Media type for this software product is chosen during the Customized Offerings ordering process. Based on your customer environment, it is recommended that the highest possible density tape media is selected. Currently offered media types are:

  • CBPDOs - 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 35921
  • ServerPacs - 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 35921
  • SystemPacs - 3480, 3480 Compressed, 3490E, 3590, 35921
1
3592 is highest density media. Selecting 3592 will ship the fewest number of media.

Once a product becomes generally available, it will be included in the next ServerPac and SystemPac monthly update.

Production of software product orders will begin on the planned general availability date.

  • CBPDO shipments will begin one week after general availability.
  • ServerPac shipments will begin two weeks after inclusion in ServerPac.
  • SystemPac shipments will begin four weeks after inclusion in SystemPac due to additional customization, and data input verification.

 
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The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

Licensing

IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use.

Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance

The following agreement applies for Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) and does not require customer signatures:

  • IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (Z125-6011)

These programs are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA) and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, which provide for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. These programs have a one-time license charge for use of the program and an annual renewable charge for the enhanced support that includes telephone assistance (voice support for defects during normal business hours), as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect.

IBM System z Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel is an option if you desire added services.

License Information form numbers
  • IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Identity Edition V7.0: L-CHJR-7NG6NG
  • IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator General Purpose Edition V7.0: L-CHJR-7NG6VW

The program's License Information will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Limited warranty applies

Yes

Limited warranty

IBM warrants that when the program is used in the specified operating environment, it will conform to its specifications. The warranty applies only to the unmodified portion of the program. IBM does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the program or that IBM will correct all program defects. You are responsible for the results obtained from the use of the program.

IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on known program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. For further information, consult the IBM Software Support Handbook found at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Program support

Enhanced support, called Subscription and Support, includes telephone assistance, as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect. You will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

Technical support of a program product will be available for a minimum of five years from the general availability date, as long as your Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is in effect.

Money-back guarantee

If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by you.

Authorization for use on home/portable computer

You may not copy and use this program on another computer without paying additional license fees.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

No

Usage restriction

Yes. Usage is limited to the quantity of value units licensed.

For additional information, refer to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement Web site

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) applies

No. For operating system software, the revised IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel offering will provide support for those operating systems and associated products that are not available with the Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) offering.

This will ensure total support coverage for your enterprise needs, including IBM and selected non-IBM products. For complete lists of products supported under both the current and revised offering, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products
IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

Yes

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Yes. A 15% education allowance applies to qualified education institution customers.

Sub-capacity terms and conditions

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

  • The System z IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • The applicable terms
  • Whether your current mainframes are full capacity or sub-capacity

For more information on the Value Unit Exhibit for the System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Ordering information section.

Program
number     Program name                           Terms
 
5698-B33   IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator        z/OS-based
           General Purpose Edition for z/OS
 
Full-capacity mainframes

In cases where full capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

Execution based, z/OS based, full machine based: The required capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, visit

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the parent program.

Sub-capacity mainframes

In cases where sub-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

Execution based: The required capacity of a System z IPLA sub-capacity program with these terms equals the capacity of the LPARs where the System z IPLA program executes.

z/OS based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of z/OS on the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the parent program.

Full machine based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with full machine based terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, refer to The IBM System z Machines Exhibit, Z125-3901 or visit the Mainframes section of the System z Exhibits Web site.

http://ibm.com/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

For more information on sub-capacity System z IPLA terms and conditions, refer to Software Announcement 204-184, dated August 10, 2004.

For additional information for products with reference-based terms, System z IPLA sub-capacity programs with reference-based terms adds value to the parent program across the environment, regardless of where in the environment the System z IPLA program executes.

An environment is defined as either a single or stand-alone machine or a qualified Parallel Sysplex®. You may have one or more different environments across the enterprise. To determine the required license capacity for each System z IPLA program with referenced-based terms, each environment should be assessed separately.

When a System z IPLA sub-capacity program with reference-based terms is used in a qualified Parallel Sysplex environment, the required license capacity of the System z IPLA program must equal with the license capacity of the parent program across the Parallel Sysplex. Qualified Parallel Sysplex refers to one:

  • That meets the criteria defined in Hardware Announcement 198-001, dated January 13, 1998
  • Where MLC pricing is aggregated across the sysplex
Sub-capacity eligibility

To be eligible for sub-capacity charging on select System z IPLA programs, you must first implement and comply with all terms of either sub-capacity Workload License Charges (WLC) or sub-capacity Entry Workload License Charges (EWLC). To implement sub-capacity WLC or EWLC, a machine must be System z (or equivalent). On that machine:

  • All instances of the OS/390 operating system must be migrated to the z/OS operating systems
  • Any licenses for the OS/390 operating system must be discontinued
  • All instances of the z/OS operating systems must be running in z/Architecture® (64-bit) mode

For that machine, you must create and submit a Sub-Capacity Report to IBM each month. Sub-Capacity Reports must be generated using the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT). For additional information or to obtain a copy of SCRT, visit the System z Software Pricing Web site

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice

You must comply with all of the terms of the WLC or EWLC offering, whichever is applicable:

  • The complete terms and conditions of sub-capacity WLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement - Attachment for System z Workload License Charges (Z125-6516).
  • The complete terms and conditions for sub-capacity EWLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement - Attachment for IBM System z 890 and 800 License Charges (Z125-6587).

Additionally, you must sign and comply with the terms and conditions specified in the amendment to the IPLA contract - Amendment for IBM System z9® and System z Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929). Once the amendment is signed, the terms in the amendment replace any and all previous System z IPLA sub-capacity terms and conditions.

IBM Getting Started Sub-capacity Pricing for z/OS IPLA Software applies.

Sub-capacity utilization determination

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the utilization of an eligible operating system and machine (for example, z/OS running in z/Architecture (64-bit) mode on a System z (or equivalent) server).

On/Off CoD

To be eligible for On/Off CoD pricing, you must be enabled for temporary capacity on the corresponding hardware, and the required contract, Attachment for Customer Initiated Upgrade and IBM eServer™ On/Off Capacity on Demand - Software (Z125-6611) must be signed prior to use.


 
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IBM has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to help you achieve higher system availability. Electronic Services is a Web-enabled solution that offers an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available for IBM servers. These services are designed to provide the opportunity for greater system availability with faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. Electronic Services comprises two separate, but complementary, elements: Electronic Services news page and Electronic Services Agent.

The Electronic Services news page is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used to access IBM Internet services and support. The news page enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems.

The Electronic Service Agent™ is no-additional-charge software that resides on your server. It monitors events and transmits system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, client-defined timetable. The Electronic Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM. Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to deliver proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent is made available to IBM service support representatives when they help answer your questions or diagnose problems. Installation and use of IBM Electronic Service Agent for problem reporting enables IBM to provide better support and service for your IBM server.

To learn how Electronic Services can work for you, visit

http://www.ibm.com/support/electronic

 
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Information on charges is available at Web site

http://www.ibm.com/support

In the Electronic tools category, select the option for Purchase/upgrade tools.


 
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To order, contact the Americas Call Centers or your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

Phone:      800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
Fax:        800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
For IBM representative: callserv@ca.ibm.com
 
For IBM Business Partner: pwswna@us.ibm.com
Mail:       IBM Teleweb Customer Support
            ibm.com® Sales Execution Center, Americas North
            3500 Steeles Ave. East, Tower 3/4
            Markham, Ontario
            Canada
            L3R 2Z1

Reference: ME001

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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
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