Software lifecycle



Find detailed information about the available IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policies to help you realize the full value of your IBM software products.

SoftLayer customers: view the SoftLayer Product Life Cycle policy.

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Advanced DBCS Printer Support for iSeries.S5761-AP12008-03-21 
Advanced Function Printing Utilities.S5770-AF12014-05-022017-09-30
Advanced Function Printing Utilities.S5770-AF12010-04-232017-09-30
Advanced Function Printing Utilities.S5761-AF12006-03-212015-09-30
Advanced Job Scheduler for i.S5770-JS12014-05-02 
Advanced Job Scheduler for i.S5770-JS12010-04-232018-04-30
Advanced Job Scheduler for i5/OS.S5761-JS12008-03-212015-09-30
AFP DBCS Fonts.S5769-FN11998-02-10 
AFP Font Collection for IBM i.E5733-B452010-12-10 
AFP Font Collection for Workstations and OS/400.S5648-B451998-09-082004-09-30
AFP Fonts.S5769-FNT1998-02-10 
Application Runtime Expert for IBM i.S5733-ARE2010-06-18 
Backup Recovery and Media Services for i.S5770-BR12014-05-02 
Backup Recovery and Media Services for i.S5770-BR12010-04-232018-04-30
Backup Recovery and Media Services for i5/OS.S5761-BR12008-03-212015-09-30
Backup Recovery and Media Services for iSeries.S5722-BR12006-02-14 
Business Graphics Utility for System i.E5761-DS22008-03-21 
Business Graphics Utility for System i.S5722-DS22008-03-21 
CICS Transaction Server for i.S5770-DFH2014-05-02 
CICS Transaction Server for i.S5770-DFH2010-04-232018-04-30
CICS Transaction Server for i5/OS.S5761-DFH2008-03-212015-09-30
Communications Utilities for System i.S5761-CM12008-03-21 
Developer Kit for Java.E5770-JV12016-04-15 
Developer Kit for Java.S5770-JV12014-05-02 
Developer Kit for Java.S5761-JV12008-03-21 
Express Runtime Web Environments for i5/OS.S5733-SO12008-01-29 
Extended Integrated Server Support for i5/OS.S5761-LSV2008-01-292015-09-30
Facsimile Support for iSeries.S5798-FAX2008-03-21 
Facsimile Support for iSeries.S5798-FAX2014-05-02 
Facsimile Support for iSeries.S5798-FAX2006-02-14 
Facsimile Support for iSeries.S5798-FAX2004-06-03 
Find Text Search Server for DB2 for i5/OS.S5733-OMF2008-01-29 
High Availability Solutions Manager.S5770-HAS2014-05-02 
High Availability Solutions Manager.S5770-HAS2010-04-13 
High Availability Solutions Manager.S5761-HAS2008-03-212015-09-30
HTTP Server for i.E5770-DG12016-04-15 
HTTP Server for i.S5770-DG12014-05-02 
HTTP Server for i.S5770-DG12010-04-13 
HTTP Server for iSeries.S5761-DG12008-03-212015-09-30
i Access for Web.E5770-XH22016-04-15 
i Access for Web.S5770-XH22014-05-02 
i Access for Web.S5770-XH22010-04-23 
IBM Cloud Storage Connector for i.E5733-ICC2016-10-28 
IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for i.E5733-ICC2016-10-28 
IBM Cryptographic Device Manager for i.E5733-CY32016-04-15 
IBM Cryptographic Device Manager for i.S5733-CY32014-05-02 
IBM Cryptographic Device Manager for i.S5733-CY32010-04-232018-04-30
IBM Director.S5697-NFD2003-04-01 
IBM Director.S5697-NFD2002-01-152004-04-15
IBM Flex System Manager Advanced.S5765-FMS2012-05-212015-04-30
IBM Flex System Manager Advanced on Power.S5765-FMS2013-09-102018-04-30
IBM Flex System Manager Advanced on Power.S5765-FMS2012-12-032015-09-30
IBM Flex System Manager Advanced on Power.S5765-FMS2012-05-212015-04-30
IBM Flex System Manager on Power.S5765-FMX2013-09-102018-04-30
IBM Flex System Manager on Power.S5765-FMX2012-12-032015-09-30
IBM Flex System Manager on Power.S5765-FMX2012-05-212015-04-30
IBM Flex System Manager on Power.S5641-F012013-09-10 
IBM Flex System Manager on Power.S5641-F012012-05-212015-04-30
IBM Flex System Manager on x86.S5725-F392013-09-102018-04-30
IBM Flex System Manager on x86.S5725-F392012-12-032015-09-30
IBM Flex System Manager on x86.S5725-F392012-05-212015-04-30
IBM i.E5770-SS12016-04-15 
IBM i.S5770-SS12014-05-02 
IBM i.S5770-SS12010-04-232018-04-30
IBM i.E5761-SS12008-03-212015-09-30
IBM i Access Client Solutions.E5733-XJ12012-04-24 
IBM i Access Family.E5770-XW12016-04-15 
IBM i Access Family.E5770-XW12014-05-02 
IBM i Access Family.S5770-XW12010-04-232018-04-30
IBM i Open Source Solutions.E5733-OPS2014-10-06 
IBM National Languages for i.S5770-NLV2010-04-232018-04-30
IBM System i Cryptographic Device Manager.S5733-CY22008-03-212015-09-30
IBM Toolbox for Java.S5761-JC12008-03-212015-09-30
i Facsimile for i.S5798-FAX2010-04-232018-04-30
Infoprint Designer for iSeries.S5733-ID12004-06-032016-09-30
Infoprint Fonts for Multiplatforms.S5648-E772002-12-17 
Infoprint Server for iSeries.S5722-IP12004-06-11 
iSeries Access for Wireless.S5722-XP12004-06-11 
Managed System Services for i.E5770-MG12016-04-15 
Managed System Services for i.S5770-MG12014-05-02 
Managed System Services for i.S5770-MG12010-04-232018-04-30
Managed System Services for i5/OS.S5761-MG12008-03-212015-09-30
Network Authentication Enablement for i.E5770-NAE2016-04-15 
Network Authentication Enablement for i.S5770-NAE2014-05-02 
Network Authentication Enablement for i.S5770-NAE2010-04-23 
Network Authentication Enablement for i5/OS.S5761-NAE2008-01-292015-09-30
Performance Tools for i.E5770-PT12016-04-15 
Performance Tools for i.S5770-PT12014-05-02 
Performance Tools for i.S5770-PT12010-04-232018-04-30
Performance Tools for i5/OS.S5761-PT12008-03-212015-09-30
Portable Utilities for i5/OS.S5733-SC12008-03-212015-09-30
Portable Utilities for IBM i.E5733-SC12016-04-15 
Portable Utilities for IBM i.S5733-SC12014-05-02 
Portable Utilities for IBM i.S5733-SC12010-04-23 
Query for i.E5770-QU12016-04-15 
Query for i.S5770-QU12014-05-02 
Query for i.S5770-QU12010-04-232018-04-30
Query for i5/OS.S5761-QU12008-03-212015-09-30
System i Access Family.S5761-XW12008-03-212015-09-30
System i Access for Linux.S5761-XL12008-01-292015-09-30
System i Access for Web.S5761-XH22008-03-212015-09-30
System i Access for Windows.S5761-XE12008-03-212015-09-30
Web Enablement for i.E5733-WE32016-06-24 
WebSphere Application Server Express for IBM i.E5733-W852012-06-15 
WebSphere Application Server Express for IBM i.E5733-W802011-05-13 
WebSphere Application Server Express for IBM i.E5733-W702008-10-24 
WebSphere Application Server for IBM i.E5733-W902016-06-24 

Modification level

“.x” designates that any and all modifications available follow the Enhanced and Standard designated Software support lifecycle policy for the associated version/release of the product.

Policy type

The policy type column indicates which of IBM’s Continuous Delivery (“C”), Standard (“S”), Enhanced (“E”) or Other (“O”) Software support lifecycle policies applies to each version/release product.

General availability

The General availability (GA) date listed is the latest date that a version/release of the product is available to all users, regardless of language or media. A product version/release is not published on the Lifecycle web site until the GA date.

End of support

The End of support (EOS) date listed is the last date on which IBM will deliver standard support services for a given version/release of a product.