Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM System p programs including IBM AIX V5.2 — Some replacements available

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 908-059
April 8, 2008

 

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Overview

Effective on the dates shown, IBM will withdraw support for the following program releases licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA):

Program                                      Withdrawal from
number      Program release name             support date
 
5765-F67    CSM for AIX(R), V1.5.1           April 30, 2009
5765-G16    CSM for Linux(TM) on             April 30, 2009
             POWER(TM), V1.5.1
5765-DR1    IBM Director on pSeries(R),      April 30, 2009
             V5.10
5765-G70    PE for Linux on POWER, V4.2      September 30, 2009
5765-G66    GPFS(TM) for AIX, V3.1           September 30, 2009
5765-G67    GPFS for Linux on POWER, V3.1    September 30, 2009

IBM is extending support for the following programs beyond the date support was originally going to be withdrawn:

Program                                      Withdrawal from
number      Program release name             support date
 
5765-E82    IBM GeoRM, V2.4                  September 30, 2009
5765-F62    IBM HACMP(TM), V5.3              September 30, 2009

The AIX V5.2 operating system withdrawal from support was previously announced and can be referenced from the IBM Software Support Lifecycle Web site

Continued support: IBM does not plan to withdraw AIXlink/X.25 V2.1 from support on September 30, 2008, as was previously announced. IBM does not plan to withdraw AIX Performance Toolbox V3.1 or AIX Performance AIDE V3.1 on September 30, 2009, as was previously announced. IBM plans to provide a minimum of one year notice before the planned end of support date of these products.

Effective on the dates listed in the Withdrawn programs and features section, IBM will withdraw from marketing, programs and features licensed under the IPLA.

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

For 5765-G34 and the On/Off Capacity on Demand (OOCoD) features, orders will not be accepted after April 8, 2008.

Replacement product information

 
Withdrawn PIDs/Releases             Replacement PIDs/Releases
 
5765-G70  PE for Linux POWER V4.2   5765-G70  PE for Linux, V4.3
5765-G66  GPFS for POWER V3.1       5765-G66  GPFS for POWER V3.2
5765-G16  CSM for Linux, V1.5.1     5765-G16  CSM for Linux, V1.7
5765-F67  CSM for AIX 5L(TM),       5765-F67  CSM for AIX, V1.7
           V1.5.1
5765-DR1  IBM Director, V5.10       5765-DR1  IBM Director, V5.20
 
5765-E62  IBM AIX 5L V5.2           5765-G03  IBM AIX Version 5.3
5765-E62  IBM AIX 5L V5.2           5765-G62  IBM AIX Version 6
5765-G34  Virtual I/O Server        5765-PVS  PowerVM Standard Ed
5765-G34  Virtual I/O Server        5765-PVE  PowerVM Enterprise Ed
 
5765-E82  IBM GeoRM V2.4            5765-G03  IBM AIX V5.3 TL5
5765-E82  IBM GeoRM V2.4            5765-G62  IBM AIX 6
5765-F62  IBM HACMP V5.3            5765-F62  IBM HACMP V5.4

For additional information, refer to:

  • Software Announcement 207-271 , dated November 6, 2007 (IBM AIX Version 6)
  • Software Announcement 207-276 , dated November 6, 2007 (Cluster Systems Management for AIX and Linux on POWER, V1.7)
  • Software Announcement 207-179 , dated August 7, 2007 (GPFS for POWER, V3.2)
  • Software Announcement 206-286 , dated November 14, 2006 (IBM Director for AIX and Linux on POWER, V5.20)
  • Software Announcement 206-247 , dated October 10, 2006 (Parallel Environment for Linux, V4.3)
  • Software Announcement 208-082 , dated April 8, 2008 (PowerVM Standard and Enterprise Edition)
  • Software Announcement 907-166 , dated August 14, 2007 (Support discontinuance: Select IBM System p™ Software)
  • Software Announcement 207-279 , dated November 6, 2007 (HACMP Version 5.4)

 
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Withdrawn programs and features

Effective July 8, 2008, the following program releases and associated Software Maintenance will be withdrawn:

Program                                         Program   Feature
number        Program/Feature name              version   number
 
5765-G34      Virtual I/O Server                  1.4      ALL
5765-G34      Virtual I/O Server                  1.5      ALL
 
5771-VIO      1-Yr SWMA Virtual I/O Server                 ALL
5773-VIO      3-Yr SWMA Virtual I/O Server                 ALL
5771-VAL      1-Yr SWMA Virtual I/O Server                 ALL
5773-VI3      3-Yr SWMA Virtual I/O Server                 ALL

Effective July 8, 2008, the following program and System Program Order (SPO) features will be withdrawn:

Program                                         Program   Feature
number        Program/Feature name              version   number
 
5765-E62      IBM AIX 5L for POWER               5.2.0    ALL
 
5692-A5L      SPO -- AIX for POWER Base          5.2.0    0947
5692-A5L      SPO -- AIX Expansion Pack          5.2.0    0949
5692-A5L      SPO -- AIX Update CD               5.2.0    0965
 
5692-A5L      SPO -- Preload TCB                 5.2.0    0960
5692-A5L      SPO -- Preload OpenGL              5.2.0    0961
5692-A5L      SPO -- Preload PHIGS               5.2.0    0962
5692-A5L      SPO -- 64-Bit Kernel               5.2.0    0963

Effective September 30, 2008, the following program and SPO features will be withdrawn:

Program                                         Program   Feature
number        Program/Feature name              version   number
 
5765-E82      GeoRM for AIX                      2         All
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- GeoRM      2.4       0959
 
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- HACMP      5.3       1458
                                                           1459
                                                           1460

Effective March 17, 2009, the following SPO feature will be withdrawn:

Program                                         Program   Feature
number        Program/Feature name              version   number
 
5765-G66      GPFS for POWER                     3.1.0     None
5692-A5L      System Program Order -- GPFS                 1485
5692-LOP      System Program Order -- GPFS                 1485

On/Off Capacity on Demand (OOCoD) withdrawn software features: Effective July 8, 2008, the following OOCoD features will be withdrawn. The OOCoD option will continue to be available and managed with the existing hardware features for OOCoD.

Program                                             Feature
number        Feature name                          number
 
5765-G03      Per Processor C5 OOCoD                0067
              Per 250 Processor C5 OOCoD            0068
 
              Per Processor D5 On OOCoD             0042
              Per 250 Processor D5 OOCoD            0043
 
              Per Processor E5 OOCoD                0024
              Per 250 Processor E5 OOCoD            0025
 
              Per Processor F5 OOCoD                0026
              Per 250 Processor F5 OOCoD            0027
 
              Per Processor G5 OOCoD                0052
              Per 250 Processor G5 OOCoD            0053
 
              Per Processor H5 OOCoD                0028
              Per 250 Processor H5 OOCoD            0029

Program                                             Feature
number        Feature name                          number
 
5765-G62      Per Processor C5 OOCoD                0067
              Per 250 Processor C5 OOCoD            0068
 
              Per Processor D5 On OOCoD             0071
              Per 250 Processor D5 OOCoD            0072
 
              Per Processor E5 OOCoD                0075
              Per 250 Processor E5 OOCoD            0076
 
              Per Processor F5 OOCoD                0079
              Per 250 Processor F5 OOCoD            0080
 
              Per Processor G5 OOCoD                0083
              Per 250 Processor G5 OOCoD            0084
 
              Per Processor H5 OOCoD                0087
              Per 250 Processor H5 OOCoD            0088

Program                                              Feature
number        Feature name                           number
 
5765-F67      Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0023
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0024
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0025
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0026
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0027
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0028

Program                                              Feature
number        Feature name                           number
 
5765-E69      Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0028
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0029
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0030
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0031
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0032
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0033

Program                                              Feature
number        Feature name                           number
 
5765-F83      Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0011
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0012
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0013
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0014
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0015
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0016
 
              Per Processor Day OOCoD                0003
              Per 250 Processor Day OOCoD            0004

Program                                              Feature
number        Feature name                           number
 
5765-F84      Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0011
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0012
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0013
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0014
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0015
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0016

Program                                              Feature
number        Feature name                           number
 
5765-E68      Per Processor Server OOCoD             0006
              Per 250 Processor Server OOCoD         0007

Program                                             Feature
number        Feature name                          number
 
5765-G31      Per Processor D5 On OOCoD             0008
              Per 250 Processor D5 OOCoD            0024
 
              Per Processor E5 OOCoD                0004
              Per 250 Processor E5 OOCoD            0026
 
              Per Processor F5 OOCoD                0005
              Per 250 Processor F5 OOCoD            0028
 
              Per Processor G5 OOCoD                0010
              Per 250 Processor G5 OOCoD            0030
 
              Per Processor H5 OOCoD                0006
              Per 250 Processor H5 OOCoD            0032

 Program                                             Feature
 number       Feature name                           number
 
 5765-G66     Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0019
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0020
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0021
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0022
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0023
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0024

Program                                              Feature
number        Feature name                           number
 
5765-WPM      Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0010
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0011
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0012
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0013
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0014
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0015

Program                                             Feature
number       Feature name                           number
 
5765-AME     Per Processor C5 OOCoD                 0067
             per 250 processor C5 OOCoD             0068
 
             Per Processor D5 OOCoD                 0071
             per 250 processor D5 OOCoD             0072
 
             Per Processor E5 OOCoD                 0075
             per 250 processor E5 OOCoD             0076
 
             Per Processor F5 OOCoD                 0079
             per 250 processor F5 OOCoD             0080
 
             Per Processor G5 OOCoD                 0083
             per 250 processor G5 OOCoD             0084
 
             Per Processor H5 OOCoD                 0087
             per 250 processor H5 OOCoD             0088

Program                                              Feature
number        Feature name                           number
 
5765-F62      Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0023
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0024
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0025
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0026
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0027
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0028
 
              Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0035
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0036
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0037
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0038
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0039
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0040
 
              Per Processor Small Server OOCoD       0047
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD   0048
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD      0049
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD  0050
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD       0051
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD   0052
 
              Per Processor Day OOCoD                0011
              Per 250 Processor Day OOCoD            0012
 
              Per Processor Day OOCoD                0013
              Per 250 Processor Day OOCoD            0014
 
              Per Processor Day OOCoD                0015
              Per 250 Processor Day OOCoD            0016

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).

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AIX and pSeries are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
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