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

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 909-046
March 24, 2009

 
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Effective on the dates shown, IBM® will withdraw support for the following program releases, which were previously withdrawn from marketing, licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program                                         Withdrawal from
number        Program release name              support date
----------    ------------------------------    ---------------
5765-F67      Cluster Systems Managemt (CSM)
                for AIX®, V1.6                   April 30, 2010
5765-G16      CSM for Linux® on POWER™, V1.6     April 30, 2010
 
5765-E69      LoadLeveler® for AIX, V3.4.0       April 30, 2011
5765-E69      LoadLeveler for AIX, V3.4.1        April 30, 2011
5765-E69      LoadLeveler for AIX, V3.4.2        April 30, 2011
5765-E69      LoadLeveler for AIX, V3.4.3        April 30, 2011
 
5765-F83      Parallel Environment (PE)
                for AIX, V4.3.0                  April 30, 2011
5765-F83      PE for AIX, V4.3.1                 April 30, 2011
5765-F83      PE for AIX, V4.3.2                 April 30, 2011
 
5765-G70      PE for Linux on POWER, V4.3.0      April 30, 2011
5765-G70      PE for Linux on POWER, V4.3.1      April 30, 2011
5765-G70      PE for Linux on POWER, V4.3.2      April 30, 2011
 
5765-F82      Engineering and Scientific
                Subroutine Library (ESSL)
                for AIX, V4.3.0                  September 30, 2010
5765-G17      ESSL for Linux on POWER, V4.3.0    September 30, 2010
5765-G17      ESSL for Linux on POWER, V4.3.1    September 30, 2010
 

Effective on the dates listed in the Withdrawn programs and features section, IBM will withdraw from marketing, programs and features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

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 the OOCoD features of 5765-G71, orders will not be accepted after March 24, 2009.

Withdrawn programs and features

Effective April 30, 2010, the following programs and System Program Order (SPO) features will be withdrawn from marketing:

 
 
 
Program                                         Program   Feature
number        Program/Feature name              version   number
----------    -------------------------------   --------  -------
5765-F83      Parallel Environment for AIX       4.3      ALL
5765-G70      Parallel Environment for Linux     4.3      ALL
 
5692-A5L      SPO - PE for AIX                   4.3.2    1418
5692-A6P      SPO - PE for AIX                   4.3.2    1418
5692-LOP      SPO - PE for Linux                 4.3.2    1487
 

Effective June 30, 2009, 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                                         Program   Feature
number        Program/Feature name              version   number
----------    -------------------------------   --------  ------
5765-G71      HACMP™ for Linux                      5
 
              Per Processor Small Server OOCoD             0007
              Per 250 Processor Small Server OOCoD         0008
 
              Per Processor Medium Server OOCoD            0009
              Per 250 Processor Medium Server OOCoD        0010
 
              Per Processor Large Server OOCoD             0011
              Per 250 Processor Large Server OOCoD         0012
 
Replacement program information
 
    Withdrawn releases                 Replacement releases
---------------------------------   ---------------------------------
5765-F67  CSM for AIX, V1.6         5765-F67  CSM for AIX, V1.7
5765-G16  CSM for Linux, V1.6       5765-G16  CSM for Linux, V1.7
5765-E69  LoadLeveler f AIX, V3.4   5765-E69  LoadLeveler f AIX, V3.5
 
5765-F83  PE for AIX, V4.3          5765-PEA  PE for AIX, V5.1
5765-G70  PE for Linux POWER V4.3   5765-PEL  PE for Linux, V5.1
 
5765-F82  ESSL for AIX, V4.3        5765-F82  ESSL for AIX, V4.4
5765-G17  ESSL for Linux PWR V4.3   5765-G17  ESSL fr Linux PWR, V4.4
 

For withdrawn On Off Capacity On Demand features, the OOCoD option will continue to be available and managed with the existing hardware features for OOCoD.

For additional information, refer to:

  • Software Announcement 207-276, dated November 06, 2007 (Cluster Systems Management for AIX and Linux on POWER, V1.7)
  • Software Announcement 208-372, dated November 11, 2008 (Parallel Environment for AIX, V5.1)
  • Software Announcement 208-373, dated November 11, 2008 (Parallel Environment for Linux, V5.1)
  • Software Announcement 208-349, dated November 11, 2008 (TWS LoadLeveler for AIX, V3.5)
  • Software Announcement 208-355, dated November 11, 2008 (ESSL for AIX and Linux, Version 4.4)

 
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For new orders, the customer-requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than April 30, 2010, the effective date of withdrawal or end of life date (EOD).


 
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Technical support

Refer to the Software Support Web site for product support information

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

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).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=909-046
Trademarks

POWER and HACMP are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, AIX, LoadLeveler and PartnerWorld are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Linux is a registered 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.

Terms of use

IBM products and services which are announced and available in your country can be ordered under the applicable standard agreements, terms, conditions, and prices in effect at the time. IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this announcement at any time without notice. This announcement is provided for your information only. Additional terms of use are located at:

http://www.ibm.com/legal/us/en/

For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page

http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/us/

 

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