Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM System p cluster programs — Some replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 907-166
August 14, 2007

 

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Overview

Effective September 30, 2008, IBM will withdraw support for the following program releases licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

Program
number        Program release name
 
5765-F64      GPFS™ for AIX 5L™, V2.3
5765-G20      GPFS for Linux™ V2.3
5765-F82      ESSL for AIX 5L, V4.2
5765-G17      ESSL for Linux, V4.2.5
 
5765-E69      LoadLeveler® for AIX 5L, V3.3.2
5765-F83      Parallel Envir for AIX®, V4.2.2
5765-F84      Parallel ESSL for AIX 5L, V3.2
5765-G18      Parallel ESSL for Linux, V3.2.2
 
5765-G23      GPFS for Linux on xSeries® V2.3

IBM is announcing the extension of support for:

Program                                         Withdrawal from
number        Program release name              support date
 
5765-E62      IBM AIX 5L for POWER(TM) V5.2     April 30, 2009

Effective November 15, 2007, IBM will withdraw from marketing the programs and features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement listed in the Withdrawn programs and features section.

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

Replacement product information

Withdrawn PIDs/Releases             Replacement PIDs/Releases
 
5765-F64  GPFS for AIX, V2          5765-G66  GPFS for POWER V3
5765-G20  GPFS Linux on POWER V2    5765-G66  GPFS for POWER V3
5765-G67  GPFS Linux on POWER V3    5765-G66  GPFS for POWER V3
5765-G23  GPFS Linux on xSeries V2  5724-N94  GPFS Multiplatform V3
 
5765-E69  LoadLeveler V3.3          5765-E69  TWS LoadLeveler V3.4
5765-F83  Parallel Environment V4.2 5765-F83  Parallel Environmt V4.3
5765-F82  ESSL for AIX 5L, V4.2     5765-F82  ESSL for AIX 5L, V4.3
5765-G17  ESSL for Linux V4.2       5765-G17  ESSL for Linux V4.3
 
5765-F84  Parallel ESSL V3.2        5765-F84  Parallel ESSL V3.3
5765-G18  Par ESSL for Linux V3.2   5765-G18  Par ESSL for Linux V3.3
 
5660-GLP  Software Maintenance      5660-GPF  Software Maintenance
5661-GLP  Software Maintenance      5661-GPF  Software Maintenance
5662-GLP  Software Maintenance      5662-GPF  Software Maintenance
5663-GLP  Software Maintenance      5663-GPF  Software Maintenance
5664-GLP  Software Maintenance      5664-GPF  Software Maintenance

For additional information, refer to:

  • 206-101 , dated April 25, 2006 (GPFS for AIX 5L, V3.1)
  • 206-100 , dated April 25, 2006 (GPFS for Linux on POWER V3.1)
  • 206-095 , dated April 25, 2006 (GPFS for Linux Multiplatform V3.1)
  • 206-246 , dated October 10, 2006 (Parallel ESSL for AIX 5L and Linux, V3.3)
  • 207-160 , dated July 24, 2007 (ESSL for AIX and Linux, V4.3)
  • 206-245 , dated October 10, 2006 (TWS LoadLeveler for AIX 5L, V3.4)
  • 206-250 , dated October 10, 2006 (Parallel Environment for AIX 5L, V4.3)
  • 207-179 , dated August 7, 2007 (GPFS for POWER, V3.2)

 
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Withdrawn programs and features

Effective November 15, 2007, the following programs and features will be withdrawn:

Program                                          Program   Feature
number        Program/Feature name               version   number
 
5765-F64      GPFS for AIX 5L                    2         All
5765-G20      GPFS for Linux on POWER            2         All
5765-G67      GPFS for Linux on POWER            3         All
 
5765-E69      LoadLeveler for AIX 5L             3.3.2     None
5765-F83      Parallel Environment for AIX 5L    4.2.2     0404, 0405
5765-F82      ESSL for AIX 5L                    4.2       None
 
5765-G17      ESSL for Linux on POWER            4.2.5     None
5765-F84      Parallel ESSL for AIX 5L           3.2       None
5765-G18      Parallel ESSL for Linux            3.2.2     None
 
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- ESSL                 0982
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- LoadL                0980, 2201
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- PE                   0978, 2202
 
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- Par ESSL             0989
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- GPFS                 1435
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- Preload              3506
 
5692-LOP      System Program Order -- GPFS                 0993, 1486
5692-LOP      System Program Order -- ESSL                 1433
 
5660-GLP      SWMA for GPFS for Linux            1         All
5661-GLP      SWMA for GPFS for Linux            1         All
5662-GLP      SWMA for GPFS for Linux            1         All
5663-GLP      SWMA for GPFS for Linux            1         All
5664-GLP      SWMA for GPFS for Linux            1         All

Effective September 30, 2007, the following features will be withdrawn:

Program                                                    Feature
number        Program/Feature name                         number
 
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- HACMP(TM)            1458
                                                           1459
                                                           1460

Reference information

Technical support: Refer to the Software Support Web site for product support information

Technical support continues to be available as indicated.

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 907-166

Trademarks

 
AIX 5L, GPFS, POWER, and HACMP are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
LoadLeveler, AIX, and xSeries are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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