Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM selected programs and features

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 910-210
October 7, 2010

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Effective on April 30, 2011, IBM® will withdraw support for the following program releases licensed under the IBM International Passport Advantage® Agreement:

Program
number        Program release name              Release number

5724-V63      IBM Enhanced Support for xCAT
5724-V64      IBM Elite Support for xCAT
                                                Release 2.0
                                                Release 2.2
                                                Release 2.3


Note: Under the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, selected support is available for 12 months from the date of acquisition. Each release of Extreme Cloud Administrative Toolkit (xCAT) is available for 18 months from availability. IBM Support for xCAT is offered and remains available for Version 2.

Effective on September 30, 2011, IBM will withdraw support for the following program releases licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program
number        Program release name              Release number

5765-G66      IBM GPFS™ for POWER               3.2.0
5765-G66      IBM GPFS for POWER                3.2.1
5765-XA3      IBM GPFS on x86 Architecture      3.2.1
 

Note: GPFS for POWER includes IBM GPFS for AIX® and IBM GPFS for Linux® on POWER.

GPFS support for Windows® Server 2003 R2 will end on September 30, 2011 as part of the end of support for GPFS V3.2. In order to have continued support for your GPFS Windows environment beyond this date, you must migrate to either Windows Server 2008 with SP2 or Windows Server 2008 R2.



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Effective on the dates specified, IBM will withdraw from marketing, features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement and IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance. On or after that date, you can no longer obtain these part numbers directly from IBM. You can obtain these part numbers on an as-available basis through IBM Remarketers.

Effective June 17, 2011 the following System Program Offering features will be withdrawn:

                                                           Feature
Program number   Program/Function name                     number

5692-A5L         GPFS for AIX 5L™, V3.2.1                  1483
5692-A6P         GPFS for AIX 5L, V3.2.1                   1483
5692-LOP         GPFS for Linux, V3.2.1                    1483
5692-LOP         GPFS on x86 Architecture, V3.2.1          2266
 

Effective January 12, 2011 the following 250 convenience features will be withdrawn:

 
Feature                                                 Feature
description                                             number

5660-ESL   Maintenance no-charge 1-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0990
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0994
Large per block of 250 processors                       0998
 
5660-ESL   Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0992
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0996
Large per block of 250 processors                       1000
 
5661-ESL   1-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0251
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0255
Large per block of 250 processors                       0259
 
5661-ESL   After-license 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0253
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0257
Large per block of 250 processors                       0261
 
5662-ESL   Maintenance 3-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0314
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0318
Large per block of 250 processors                       0322
 
5662-ESL   Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0316
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0320
Large per block of 250 processors                       0324
 
5664-ESL   3-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0002
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0006
Large per block of 250 processors                       0010
 
5664-ESL   After-license 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0004
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0008
Large per block of 250 processors                       0012
 
 
Feature                                                 Feature
description                                             number

5660-ELL   Maintenance no-charge 1-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       1008
Medium per block of 250 processors                      1012
Large per block of 250 processors                       1016
 
5660-ELL   Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       1010
Medium per block of 250 processors                      1014
Large per block of 250 processors                       1018
 
5662-ELL   Maintenance 3-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0326
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0330
Large per block of 250 processors                       0334
 
5662-ELL   Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0328
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0332
Large per block of 250 processors                       0336
 
5661-ELL   1-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0263
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0267
Large per block of 250 processors                       0271
 
5661-ELL   After-license 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0265
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0269
Large per block of 250 processors                       0273
 
5664-ELL  3-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0002
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0006
Large per block of 250 processors                       0010
 
5664-ELL   After-license 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0004
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0008
Large per block of 250 processors                       0012
 
 
Feature                                                 Feature
description                                             number

5660-PEL   Maintenance no-charge 1-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0966
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0970
Large per block of 250 processors                       0974
 
5660-PEL   Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0968
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0972
Large per block of 250 processors                       0976
 
5662-PEL   Maintenance 3-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0292
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0296
Large per block of 250 processors                       0300
 
5662-PEL   Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0294
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0298
Large per block of 250 processors                       0302
 
5661-PEL   1-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0229
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0233
Large per block of 250 processors                       0237
 
5661-PEL   After-license 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0231
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0235
Large per block of 250 processors                       0239
 
5664-PEL   3-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0002
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0006
Large per block of 250 processors                       0010
 
5664-PEL   After-license 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0004
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0008
Large per block of 250 processors                       0012
 
 
Feature                                                 Feature
description                                             number

5660-PES   Maintenance no-charge 1-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0951
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0956
Large per block of 250 processors                       0961
 
5660-PES   Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0954
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0959
Large per block of 250 processors                       0964
 
5662-PES   Maintenance 3-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0277
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0282
Large per block of 250 processors                       0287
 
5662-PES   Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0280
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0285
Large per block of 250 processors                       0290
 
5661-PES   1-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0217
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0221
Large per block of 250 processors                       0225
 
5661-PES   After-license 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0219
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0223
Large per block of 250 processors                       0227
 
5664-PES   3-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0002
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0007
Large per block of 250 processors                       0012
 
5664-PES   After-license 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0005
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0010
Large per block of 250 processors                       0015
 
 
Feature                                                 Feature
description                                             number

5660-PEP   Maintenance no-charge 1-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0939
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0943
Large per block of 250 processors                       0947
 
5660-PEP   Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0941
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0945
Large per block of 250 processors                       0949
 
5662-PEP   Maintenance 3-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0265
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0269
Large per block of 250 processors                       0273
 
5662-PEP   Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0267
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0271
Large per block of 250 processors                       0275
 
5661-PEP   1-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0205
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0209
Large per block of 250 processors                       0213
 
5661-PEP   After-license 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0207
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0211
Large per block of 250 processors                       0215
 
5664-PEP   3-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0006
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0010
Large per block of 250 processors                       0014
 
5664-PEP   After-license 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0008
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0012
Large per block of 250 processors                       0016
 
 
Feature                                                 Feature
description                                             number

5660-PAE   Maintenance no-charge 1-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0010
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0159
Large per block of 250 processors                       0239
 
5660-PAE   Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0297
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0318
Large per block of 250 processors                       0327
 
5662-PAE   Maintenance 3-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0004
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0033
Large per block of 250 processors                       0038
 
5662-PAE   Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0019
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0036
Large per block of 250 processors                       0041
 
5661-PAE   1-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0002
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0006
Large per block of 250 processors                       0010
 
5661-PAE   After-license 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0004
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0008
Large per block of 250 processors                       0012
 
5664-PAE   3-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       4497
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0003
Large per block of 250 processors                       0007
 
5664-PAE   After-license 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0001
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0005
Large per block of 250 processors                       0009
 
 
Feature                                                 Feature
description                                             number

5660-LLV   Maintenance no-charge 1-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0333
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0398
Large per block of 250 processors                       0714
 
5660-LLV   Maintenance 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0396
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0400
Large per block of 250 processors                       0716
 
5662-LLV   Maintenance 3-year registration
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0043
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0047
Large per block of 250 processors                       0051
 
5662-LLV   Maintenance 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0045
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0049
Large per block of 250 processors                       0053
 
5661-LLV   1-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0014
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0018
Large per block of 250 processors                       0022
 
5661-LLV   After-license 1-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0016
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0020
Large per block of 250 processors                       0024
 
5664-LLV   3-year Software Maintenance after-license
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0002
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0006
Large per block of 250 processors                       0010
 
5664-LLV   After-license 3-year 24 x 7 support
 
Small per block of 250 processors                       0004
Medium per block of 250 processors                      0008
Large per block of 250 processors                       0012
 
 
Feature                                                Feature
description                                            number

5765-E69   Tivoli® Workload Scheduler LoadLeveler
 
Small per block of 250 processors                      0023
Medium per block of 250 processors                     0025
Large per block of 250 processors                      0027

 
Feature                                                Feature
description                                            number

5765-PEL  -  Parallel Environment for Linux
 
Small per block of 250 processors                      0002
Medium per block of 250 processors                     0004
Large per block of 250 processors                      0006

 
Feature                                                Feature
description                                            number

5765-G18  -  Parallel ESSL for Linux
 
Small per block of 250 processors                      0004
Medium per block of 250 processors                     0006
Large per block of 250 processors                      0008

 
Feature                                                Feature
description                                            number

5765-F84  -  Parallel ESSL for AIX
 
Small per block of 250 processors                      0006
Medium per block of 250 processors                     0008
Large per block of 250 processors                      0010

 
Feature                                                Feature
description                                            number

5765-G17  -  ESSL for Linux on POWER
 
Small per block of 250 processors                      0004
Medium per block of 250 processors                     0006
Large per block of 250 processors                      0008

 
Feature                                                Feature
description                                            number

5765-F82  -  ESSL for AIX
 
Small per block of 250 processors                      0006
Medium per block of 250 processors                     0008
Large per block of 250 processors                      0010



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                        Program                           Program
Withdrawn programs      number    Replacement programs    number

GPFS for POWER V3.2.0   5765-G66  GPFS for POWER V3.4     5765-G66
GPFS for POWER V3.2.1   5765-G66  GPFS for POWER V3.4     5765-G66
GPFS on x86 Arch V3.2.1 5765-XA3  GPFS on x86 Arch V3.4   5765-XA3
 

For additional information, refer to Software Announcement 210-167, dated July 27, 2010.



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

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GPFS and AIX 5L are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries, or both.

Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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