Software withdrawal: IBM licensed programs and Software Maintenance billing and supply features — Replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 905-016
January 25, 2005

 

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Overview

Effective April 29, 2005, IBM will withdraw from marketing billing features for AIX® 5L V5.1 and other IBM licensed programs and applicable supply features for software maintenance programs listed in the Feature withdrawals section.

Effective April 1, 2006, IBM will withdraw support for AIX 5L V5.1 operating system and Parallel Systems Support Programs (PSSP) V3.5 licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement. Refer to Software Announcement 203-269 , dated October 14, 2003, for service extensions.

As previously announced, effective December 31, 2004, IBM withdrew support for these licensed programs:

  • PCI ESCON® Control Unit Connectivity V2.1 (5765-D49)
  • PCI ESCON Channel Tape Attachment V2.1 (5765-E04)
  • Serial HIPPI PCI Connectivity V4.3 and V4.5 (5765-E07)
  • HIPPI Protocol Services V4.3 and V4.5 (5765-E40)

Refer to Software Announcement 202-029 , dated February 13, 2002, for end-of-service dates for these programs.

On or after the effective date of withdrawal, you can no longer order these products directly from IBM or an IBM Distributor.

Replacement product information: All of the withdrawn features are replaced by new supply or billing features under the current IBM eServer pSeries® SPO, 5692-A5L.

Withdrawn program                  Replacement program
 
AIX 5L V5.1 (5765-E61)             AIX 5L V5.2 (5765-E62)
                                   AIX 5L V5.3 (5765-G03)
LoadLeveler(R) for AIX 5L,         LoadLeveler for AIX 5L,
 V3.1 (5765-E69)                    V3.2 (5765-E69)
GPFS for AIX 5L, V2.1              GPFS for AIX 5L, V2.2
 (5765-F64)                         or V2.3 (5765-F64)
Parallel ESSL for AIX V2.3         Parallel ESSL V3.1
(5765-C41)                          (5765-F84)
ESSL for AIX V3.3 (5765-C42)       ESSL V4.1 (5765-F82)
Parallel Environment               Parallel Environment
 for AIX V3.2 (5765-D93)            for AIX V4.1 (5765-F83)
PCI ESCON Control Unit             No replacement
 Connectivity V2.1 (5765-D49)
PCI ESCON Channel Tape             No replacement
 Attachment V2.1 (5765-E04)
HIPPI Protocol Services            No replacement
 V4.3 and V4.5 (5765-E40)
Serial HIPPI PCI Connectivity      No replacement
 V4.3 and V4.5 (5765-E07)

 
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Feature withdrawals

Licensed program billing feature withdrawals

                                                    OTC
                                        Program     feature
Program name                            number      number
 
AIX 5L V5.1                             5765-E61    0001, 0003
 
LoadLeveler for AIX 5L, V3.1            5765-E69    0001, 0002, 0003,
                                                    0004, 0005
 
GPFS for AIX 5L, V2.1                   5765-F64    0001, 0002, 0003,
                                                    0004
 
Parallel ESSL for AIX V2.3              5765-C41    0001, 0002, 0003,
                                                    0004
 
ESSL for AIX V3.3                       5765-C42    0001, 0002, 0003,
                                                    0004
 
Parallel Environment for AIX V3.2       5765-D93    0001, 0002, 0003,
                                                    0004
 
PCI ESCON Control Unit Connectivity     5765-D49    4001
 V2.1
 
PCI ESCON Channel Tape Attachment       5765-E04    0001
 V2.1
 
HIPPI Protocol Services V4.3 and V4.5   5765-E40    0001
 
Serial HIPPI PCI Connectivity V4.3      5765-E07    0001
 and V4.5

SWMA billing feature withdrawals

                                                    OTC
                                        Program     feature
Program name                            number      number
 
1-Yr SWMA for GPFS                      5771-GPF    0030
 
3-Yr SWMA for GPFS                      5773-GPF    0036
 
1-Yr SWMA for LoadLeveler               5771-LLV    0062, 0063, 0064,
                                                    0065, 0066, 0072,
                                                    0073, 0074, 0075,
                                                    0076
 
3-Yr SWMA for LoadLeveler               5773-LLV    0061, 0062, 0063,
                                                    0064, 0065, 0071,
                                                    0072, 0073, 0074,
                                                    0075
 
1-Yr SWMA for ESSL                      5771-ESL    0050, 0051, 0052,
                                                    0053, 0058, 0059,
                                                    0060, 0061
 
3-Yr SWMA for ESSL                      5773-ESL    0049, 0050, 0051,
                                                    0052, 0057, 0058,
                                                    0059, 0060
 
1-Yr SWMA for Parallel ESSL             5771-PES    0038, 0039, 0040,
                                                    0041, 0046, 0047,
                                                    0048, 0049
 
3-Yr SWMA for Parallel ESSL             5773-PES    0037, 0038, 0039,
                                                    0040, 0045, 0046,
                                                    0047, 0048
 
1-Yr SWMA for Parallel Environment      5771-PAE    0014, 0015, 0016,
                                                    0017, 0022, 0023,
                                                    0024, 0025
 
3-Yr SWMA for Parallel Environment      5773-PAE    0013, 0014, 0015,
                                                    0016, 0021, 0022,
                                                    0023, 0024

Supply feature withdrawals

                                                      OTC
                                          Program     feature
Program name                              number      number
 
AIX 5L SPO for LoadLeveler                5692-A5L    0981
AIX 5L SPO for GPFS                       5692-A5L    0994
AIX 5L SPO for ESSL                       5692-A5L    0983
AIX 5L SPO for Parallel Environment       5692-A5L    0979
AIX 5L SPO for Parallel ESSL              5692-A5L    0990
AIX 5L SPO for TCB preinstall             5692-A5L    0925
AIX 5L SPO for OpenGL preinstall          5692-A5L    0926
AIX 5L SPO for PHIGS preinstall           5692-A5L    0927
AIX 5L SPO for 64-Bit Kernel preinstall   5692-A5L    0932
AIX 5L SPO for 5.1 Base                   5692-A5L    0919
AIX 5L SPO for 5.1 Update                 5692-A5L    0907
AIX 5L SPO for 5.1 Expansion Pack         5692-A5L    0921
AIX 5L SPO for PCI Channel Tape Attach    5692-A5L    0950
AIX 5L SPO for PCI ESCON Connectivity     5692-A5L    0951
AIX 5L SPO for Hippi Protocol             5692-A5L    0945
AIX 5L SPO for Serial Hippi PCI           5692-A5L    0946

 
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Reference information

Refer to the Software Support Web site for product support information

Technical support is available. The end of support for these products will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.

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).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 905-016

Trademarks

 
AIX, ESCON, the e-business logo, pSeries, and LoadLeveler 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.

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