Support Lifecycle

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

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ViewProduct name
(**Indicates comments/exception)
Product IDGeneral
End of
5.3.xS5722-JS111 Jun 200430 Sep 2015
5.1.0O5724-Y1505 Aug 200530 Nov 2012
5.1.0O5724-Y1505 Aug 200530 Nov 2012
6.7.0O18 Feb 200830 Sep 2011
5.1.0O06 Jun 200531 Mar 2011
6.6.0O05 Jul 200730 Sep 2010
6.5.0O26 Jan 200730 Sep 2010
6.6.0O5724-Y1524 Jan 200830 Sep 2010
6.5.0O5724-Y1529 Aug 200730 Sep 2010
6.6.0O5724-Y1506 Jan 200830 Sep 2010
6.5.0O5724-Y1507 Sep 200730 Sep 2010
5.2.xS5722-JS130 Aug 200230 Apr 2007
5.1.xS5722-JS125 May 200130 Sep 2005
3.2.0S5785-BAZ06 Oct 1995


  1. .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.
  2. The policy type column indicates which of IBM’s standard (“S”), enhanced (“E”) or other (“O”) Software Support Lifecycle Policy applies to each version/release product.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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