IBM AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000


Table of Contents

IBM Announcement Letter No. ZP92-0663 dated October 20, 1992.

  • Title
  • Program Number
  • Abstract
  • General Availability
  • Highlights
  • Description
  • Ordering Information
  • SIPO Ordering
  • Publications
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Charges, Terms & Conditions
  • Announcement Countries

  • IBM Announcement Letter No. ZP92-0663 dated October 20, 1992.


    See final section for details of availability and limitations.

    Title


    IBM AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000

    Program Number

     
     Program Number:  5756-030
     
    

    Abstract

    AIX(R) Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000(TM) (AIX/6000(TM) Version 3.2.3) consists of selective enhancements that are separately and optionally installable. Customers can choose to install only the enhancements they need without having to reinstall AIX Version 3.2 for RISC System/6000. The selective enhancements for AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 include support for new hardware, as well as functional enhancements. In addition, the user tiers for D5 and E5 have been expanded and national language support has been enhanced. Traditional Chinese and Korean Extended UNIX(1) Code (EUC) support has been added to AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000. This includes support for input methods, fonts and locales for these languages/territories. AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 will be available on two different dates. AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 Base Support will be available October 1992 and AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 Extended Support will be available January 1992.

    (R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation

    (TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation
    (1).UNIX is a registered trademark of UNIX System Laboratories, Inc.


    General Availability

    +-------------------------------------------------------------+
    |          Program Name                 |     Availability    |
    |                                       |                     |
    +-------------------------------------------------------------+
    | AIX Version 3.2.3 (base support)      |     October 1992    |
    | AIX Version 3.2.3 (extended support)  |     January 1993    |
    | AIX Version 3.2.3 ESCON 3088 Emulation|     April 1993      |
    +-------------------------------------------------------------+
    

    Highlights


    Description

    AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 Base Support provides support for the following new hardware:

    AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 provides support for the following new hardware: The following are AIX licensed programs that require AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000: AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 Base Support includes the following functional enhancements: AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 includes the following functional enhancements:

    AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 also includes support for the following separately orderable feature. The planned availability date is April 1993.

    Contact the branch office to order the ESCON 3088 Emulation support feature. The planned availability date is April 1993. (TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation

    Planning Information

    (3).Trademark of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    (4).Trademark of Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Ordering Information

    Consult your IBM Marketing Representative.

    SIPO Ordering

    This program is ordered using System Installation Productivity Option (SIPO) ordering. Please refer to AIX Version 3 for RISC System/6000 announcement, ZP90-0140 dated February 15, 1990, ZS91-0103 dated January 22, 1991, and also to ZP92-0104, dated January 21, 1992 for further information.

    New Licensees and Current Licensees of AIX Version 3.2 must order via SIPO who wish to receive the ESCON 3088 Emulation feature for a fee.

    Current licensees of AIX Version 3.2 who have specified the appropriate maintenance subscriptions will receive the AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 selective updates automatically when it becomes available. Current licensees of AIX Version 3.2 for RISC System/6000 who wish to receive AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 Base Support prior to availability of AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 must order via SIPO for no additional fee.

    Current licensees of AIX Version 3.1.5 who wish to upgrade to AIX Version 3.2 for RISC System/6000 must order via SIPO for no additional fee.

    Please refer to the SIPO Ordering guide on HONE (5750-AET).

    Note: Customers with AIX Version 3.2.2 on order to be shipped when AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 Base Support becomes available will receive AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 Base Support. Customers with AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 Base Support on order to be shipped when AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 becomes available will receive AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000.

    Publications

    The following publications will be shipped for no additional fee automatically to current customers receiving AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 (5756-030) selective update:

     
                                             Order
             Title                           Number
     ------------------------------------   ---------
     AIX Version 3.2 Installation           SN32-9032
     Guide Technical Newsletter
     
     AIX Version 3.2 System                 SC23-2457
     Management Guide
     
     Problem Solving Guide and              SC23-2204
     Reference
     
    

    The following publication has been updated for AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000: Order Title Number ------------------------------------ --------- Hypertext Information Base Library SC23-2163 for AIX Version 3.2

    The following new publications are optionally available: Order Title Number ------------------------------------ --------- AIX Version 3.2 Text Formatting SC23-2453 Reference AIX Version 3.2 Remote Services SC23-2454 User's Guide and Reference

     AIX Version 3.2 InfoExplorer           SC23-2455
     User's Guide and Reference
     
     AIX Performance Monitoring and         SC23-2365
     and Tuning Guide
     
     Internationalization of AIX            SC23-2431
     Software - A Programmer's Guide
     
     Personal Computer Simulator            SC23-2452
     Guide and Reference
     
     System User's Guide                    GC23-2377
    

    AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 changes and additions to optionally available documentation are as follows:

    General Concepts and Procedures

    This book will be discontinued. This information is in the System Management Guide or the System User's Guide.

    InfoExplorer User's Guide

    The InfoExplorer procedures are printed in this new book. This information was in General Concepts and Procedures.

    Text Formatting Reference

    All the nroff and troff reference will be printed in this new book. Most of this information was printed in the General Concepts and Procedures.

    Personal Computer Simulator Guide and Reference

    All the PC Simulator guide and reference will be printed in this new book. This information was printed in General Concepts and Procedures.

    Remote Services User's Guide and Reference

    All the Remote Services (ECS) guide and reference will be printed in this new book. This information was printed in the Problem Solving Guide.

    New licensees of AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000 will automatically receive the publications associated with this software.

    The following publications have been translated for AIX Version 3.2.3 for RISC System/6000:

                                                         Order
             Title                           Country     Number
     ------------------------------------   ---------   -------
     
     Navigation Database                    German*
     
     AIX Using and Managing Database        German*
     
     * Note:  These translations are a
       subset of the Navigation Database
       and AIX Using and Managing Database.
     
     AIX Version 3.2 Topic Index and        Belgian     GA82-1008
     Glossary                                Dutch
                                            German      GC12-1973
                                            Japanese    N
    :GC23-2201   AIX Version 3.2 Editing Concepts       German      GA12-1972
     and Procedures                         Japanese    N
    :GC23-2212   AIX Version 3.2 Commands Reference,    Japanese    N
    :GC23-2376  Volume 1   AIX Version 3.2 Commands Reference,    Japanese    N
    :GC23-2366  Volume 2   AIX Version 3.2 Commands Reference,    Japanese    N
    :GC23-2367  Volume 3   AIX Version 3.2 Commands Reference,    Japanese    N
    :GC23-2393  Volume 4                               German*     GC12-2116   * Note.:  Germany is publishing one
       customized Commands Reference book
       containing all the commands that they
       have chosen.
     
     System User's Guide                    Belgian     GB82-4005
                                             Dutch
                                            Belgian     GB82-3005
                                             French
                                            Brazilian
                                             Portuguese
                                            Canadian    GC11-0848
                                             French
                                            French      GC11-0848
                                            German      GC12-2092
                                            Japanese    N
    :GC23-2377                                         Norwegian   GA15-4335                                         Spanish                                         Swedish     GC14-4078   AIX Version 3.2 Communication          Japanese    N
    :GC23-2402  Concepts and Procedures, Volume 1   AIX Version 3.2 Communication          Japanese    N
    :GC23-2403  Concepts and Procedures, Volume 2 .
    
     
     IBM RISC System/6000 System            Belgian     GA82-1005
      Overview                               Dutch
                                            Belgian     GA82-1004
                                             French
                                            Brazilian Port.
                                            German      GC12-2111
                                            Japanese    N
    :GC23-2406                                         Korean      K.
    :GC23-2406   IBM RISC/System 6000 Planning          Brazilian Port.
     for Your System Installation           German      GC12-2112
                                            Japanese    N
    :GC23-2407                                         Korean      K.
    :GC23-2407   AIXwindows Environment Version 1.2.0   German      GC12-2117
     AIXwindows and AIXwindows Desktop      Japanese    N
    :GC23-2432  User's Guide   7013 POWERstation and POWERserver      Brazilian Port.   Operator Guide                        Canadian    SA11-0922                                          French                                         French      SA11-0922                                         German      SA12-4120                                         Italian     SA13-1582                                         Japanese    N .
    :SA23-2621                                         Swedish     SA14-2864                                         Turkish     SA76-0003   7012 POWERstation and                  Belgian Port.
     POWERserver Operator Guide             Canadian    SA11-0921
                                             French
                                            French      SA11-0921
                                            German      SA12-4121
                                            Italian     SA13-1583
                                            Japanese    N
    :SA23-2623                                         Swedish     SA14-2863                                         Turkish     SA76-0004   7015 POWERserver Operator Guide        Canadian    SA11-0915                                          French                                         French      SA11-0915                                         German      SA12-4122                                         Italian     SA13-1585                                         Japanese    N.
    :SA23-2627  .
    
     7011 POWERstation and POWERserver      Belgian     SB82-4018
      Setup and Operator Guide               Dutch
                                            Belgian     SA11-1076
                                             French
                                            Brazilian Port.
                                            Canadian    SA11-1076
                                             French
                                            French      SA11-1076
                                            German      SA12-4259
                                            Italian     SA13-1660
                                            Japanese    N
    :SA23-2664                                         Korean                                         Norwegian   SA15-4339                                         Swedish     SA14-2865                                         Turkish     SA76-0002   7202 Expansion Rack Operator Guide     Canadian    SA11-1075                                          French                                         French      SA11-1075                                         German      SA12-4316                                         Italian     SA13-1734                                         Japanese    N.
    :SA23-2669   Hypertext Information Base Library     Canadian    SC11-0810  for AIX Version 3.2                     French
                                            French      SC11-0810
     
     Problem Solving Guide and              Canadian    SC11-0783
     Reference                               French
                                            French      SC11-0783
                                            German      SC12-2076
                                            Japanese    N
    :SC23-2204   AIX Xstation Manager Version 1.4       German      SC12-2088
                                            Japanese    N
    :SC23-2264   IBM RISC System/6000 Quick             Belgian     SB82-4010  Reference                               Dutch                                         Belgian     SC11-0875                                          French                                         Brazilian Port.
                                            Canadian    SC11-0875
                                             French
                                            French      SC11-0875
                                            German      SC12-2118
                                            Japanese    N
    :SC23-2401                                         Korean      SE10-9008                                         Spanish   AIX Version 3.2 Diskless Workstation   Brazilian Port.
     Management and Reference Guide         Canadian    SC11-0897
                                             French
                                            French      SC11-0897
     
     AIX Version 3.2 Text Formatting        Japanese    N
    :SC23-2453  Reference .
    
     
     AIX Version 3.2 Remote Services        Japanese    N
    :SC23-2454  User's Guide and Reference   AIX Version 3.2 InfoExplorer           German      SC12-2157  User's Guide and Reference             Japanese    N .
    :SC23-2455   Documentation Overview                 Brazilian Port.
                                            German      SC12-2158
     
     AIX Version 3.2 System Management      Brazilian Port.
     Guide                                  German      SC12-2159
                                            Japanese    N
    :SC23-2457  .
    
     
     System Unit Safety Information         Belgian     SA23-2652*
                                             Dutch
                                            Belgian French
                                            Brazilian Port.
                                            Canadian French
                                            Danish
                                            Finnish
                                            French
                                            German
                                            Italian
                                            Japanese
                                            Norwegian
                                            Portuguese
                                            Spanish
                                            Swedish
     
     AIX Version 3.2 Installation Guide     Canadian    SN11-0155
     Technical Newsletter                    French
                                            French      SN11-0155
                                            Japanese    N
    :SN32-9032 .
    

    Terms and Conditions

    The terms and conditions for this program are unaffected by this announcement except for new charges as listed below:

    Charges, Terms & Conditions

    Charges, Terms and Conditions are the same as those of the base product.

    The following processor groups have extended their user tiers.

                       Group/
                    Usage Level
             ------------------
     
             D5       65 - 128 users
                     129 - 256 users
                          >256 users
     
             E5      129 - 256 users
                          >256 users
     
    

    Inaddition, ESCON 3088 Emulation is a new chargable feature.


    Announcement Countries

    All European, Middle Eastern and African Countries.


    The data in this letter is subject to the disclaimer in Letter ZS90-0112, which is available from IBM on request.

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