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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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End of
Support
AFP Font Collection for S/390.S5648-B332000-10-27 
AFP Toolbox for MVS.S5655-A251997-01-31 
APL2 Fonts.S5771-ADB1984-12-18 
Century Schoolbook font.S5771-ADJ1987-03-20 
Data1 Fonts.S5771-ADA1984-12-18 
Font Library Services Facility.S5668-8901985-07-191997-04-26
IBM 4767 Cryptographic Coprocessor.E2016-04-01 
IBM Cloud Manager with Openstack for System z.O5648-OSZ2014-09-092017-06-26
IBM Cloud Manager with Openstack for z Systems.O5648-OSZ2015-03-132017-06-26
IBM Developer Kit for OS/390 Java 2 Technology Edition.S5655-D352000-06-302007-09-30
IBM Encryption Facility for z/OS.S5655-P972007-03-16 
IBM Encryption Facility for z/OS.S5655-P972006-10-282008-10-31
IBM Infoprint XT for z/OS.E5655-O152012-03-10 
IBM System Modification Program Extended (SMP/E) for z/OS.E5655-G442011-09-30 
IBM System Modification Program Extended (SMP/E) for z/OS.S5655-G442008-09-262014-09-30
IBM System Modification Program Extended (SMP/E) for z/OS.S5655-G442005-09-302010-09-30
IBM System Modification Program Extended (SMP/E) for z/OS.S5655-G442004-09-242007-09-30
IBM System Modification Program Extended (SMP/E) for z/OS.S5655-G442003-05-302007-09-30
IBM System Modification Program Extended (SMP/E) for z/OS.S5655-G442001-10-262007-03-30
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager (AEM) for Linux on System z.E5648-AEZ2009-02-112013-04-30
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager (AEM) for Linux on System z.S5648-AEZ2008-12-122013-04-30
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager for Linux on System z.E5648-AEZ2010-06-252015-09-30
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager for Linux on System z.S5648-AEZ2009-12-112013-04-30
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager for Linux on System z.S5648-PEZ2008-12-112013-04-30
IBM Systems Director for Linux on System z.O5648-DRZ2010-06-252015-09-30
IBM Systems Director for Linux on System z.O5648-DRZ2008-12-122013-04-30
IBM Systems Director Standard Edition for Linux on System z.E5648-SEZ2011-12-162018-04-30
IBM System Services Runtime Environment for z/OS.S5655-S262008-04-15 
IBM Wave for z/VM.E5648-AE12015-06-19 
IBM Wave for z/VM.E5648-AE12014-02-28 
IBM Wave for z/VM.E5648-AE12014-02-252016-06-30
Infoprint Coaxial Printer Support for z/OS.S5655-N622005-06-172015-10-06
Infoprint Fonts for z/OS.S5648-E762002-12-20 
Infoprint Server Transforms for OS/390.S5697-F511999-09-242006-08-02
Infoprint Transform for AFP to Adobe PDF for z/OS.S5655-P202005-06-172013-09-30
Infoprint Transform for AFP to Adobe PostScript for z/OS.S5655-P212005-06-172013-09-30
Infoprint Transform for AFP to HP PCL for z/OS.S5655-P192005-06-172013-09-30
Infoprint Transforms to AFP for z/OS.S5655-N602013-10-01 
Infoprint Transforms to AFP for z/OS.S5655-N602009-04-112016-11-02
Infoprint XML Extender for z/OS.S5655-J662002-11-152010-04-05
Infoprint XT Extender for z/OS.S5655-J652003-03-232014-09-30
ITC Avant Garde Gothic font.S5771-ADL1987-03-202001-01-31
ITC Souvenir font.S5771-ADQ1987-03-202001-01-31
JES/328X Print Facility.S5785-BAZ1995-10-06 
KVM for IBM z Systems.S5648-KVM2015-09-152018-03-31
Mathematics and Science font.S5771-ADT1987-03-20 
Monotype Garamond font.S5771-AFK1987-12-182001-01-31
OS/390.S5647-A012000-09-292004-09-30
OS/390.S5647-A012000-03-312003-03-31
Overlay Generation Language /370.E5664-2931990-10-022016-11-02
Overlay Generation Language /370.S5688-1911990-12-14 
Overlay Generation Language /370 all MVS features.S5688-1911990-12-14 
Overlay Generation Language /370 all VM features.S5688-1911990-12-142016-11-02
Overlay Generation Language /370 all VSE features.S5688-1911990-12-14 
Page Printer Formatting Aid /370.S5688-1901990-12-14 
Page Printer Formatting Aid / VM.S5664-1991993-06-252016-11-02
Pi and Specials fonts.S5771-ABC1984-12-18 
Ported Tools for z/OS.E5655-M232015-02-20 
Ported Tools for z/OS.S5655-M232010-07-09 
Ported Tools for z/OS.S5655-M232008-11-21 
Ported Tools for z/OS.S5655-M232007-08-21 
Ported Tools for z/OS.S5655-M232007-05-25 
Ported Tools for z/OS.S5655-M232006-06-162014-08-31
Ported Tools for z/OS.S5655-M232004-05-282014-08-30
Print Management Facility /MVS.S5665-3071988-03-25 
Print Services Access Facility /MVS.S5665-3401988-03-25 
Print Services Facility /VM.S5684-1411993-06-252016-11-02
Print Services Facility for z/OS.E5655-M322014-05-23 
Print Services Facility for z/OS.E5655-M322011-09-302017-06-30
Print Services Facility for z/OS.S5655-M322009-09-252016-04-30
Print Services Facility for z/OS.S5655-M322008-03-142011-11-18
Print Services Facility for z/OS.S5655-M322005-12-252011-04-30
Print Services Facility for z/OS and OS/390.S5655-B172003-12-122008-10-10
Print Transform from AFP to PCL for Infoprint Server for z/OS.S5655-TF22011-03-22 
Print Transform from AFP to PDF for Infoprint Server for z/OS.S5655-TF12011-03-22 
Print Transform from AFP to PostScript for Infoprint Server for z/OS.S5655-TF32011-03-22 
Sonoran Sans Serif Expanded.S5771-AFL1989-10-06 
Sonoran Sans Serif font.S5771-ABB1989-10-06 
Sonoran Sans Serif Headliner font.S5771-ADX1989-10-06 
Sonoran Serif font.S5771-ABA1989-10-06 
Sonoran Serif Headliner font.S5771-ADW1989-10-06 
Sororan Sans Serif Condensed.S5771-AFL1989-10-06 
VSE/ESA.S5690-VSE2003-03-142007-02-28
VSE/ESA.S5690-VSE2001-12-142006-03-31
VSE/ESA.S5690-VSE2000-09-292003-12-31
XML Toolkit for z/OS.S5655-J512008-12-12 
XML Toolkit for z/OS.S5655-J512006-06-162013-09-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS.S5655-J512005-06-172013-04-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS.S5655-J512004-09-242007-09-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS.S5655-J512003-10-172007-04-17
XML Toolkit for z/OS.S5655-J512003-04-042006-04-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS.S5655-J512002-08-162005-09-30
XML Toolkit for z/OS and OS/390.S5655-D442001-12-072003-12-31
z/OS.E5650-zOS2017-09-29 
z/OS.E5650-zOS2015-09-30 
z/OS.E5650-zOS2013-09-302018-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012011-09-302016-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012010-09-242014-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012009-09-252012-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012008-09-262011-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012007-09-282010-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012006-09-292009-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012005-09-302008-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012004-09-242007-09-30
z/OS.S5694-A012004-03-262007-03-31
z/OS.S5694-A012002-09-272007-03-31
z/OS.S5694-A012002-03-292005-03-31
z/OS.S5694-A012001-10-262004-10-31
z/OS.S5694-A012001-03-302004-03-31
z/OS.e.S5655-G522006-09-292009-09-30
z/OS.e.S5655-G522005-09-302008-09-30
z/OS.e.S5655-G522004-09-242007-09-30
z/OS.e.S5655-G522004-03-262007-03-31
z/OS.e.S5655-G522002-09-272007-03-31
z/OS.e.S5655-G522002-03-292005-03-31
z/OS Management Facility.E5650-zOS2015-09-30 
z/OS Management Facility.E5610-A012013-09-302018-09-30
z/OS Management Facility.S5655-S282011-09-302016-09-30
z/OS Management Facility.S5655-S282010-09-242014-09-30
z/OS Management Facility.S5655-S282009-09-252012-09-30
z/VM.S5741-A072013-07-262017-12-31
z/VM.S5741-A072011-12-022017-06-30
z/VM.S5741-A072009-10-232013-04-30
z/VM.E5741-A072016-11-11 
z/VM.S5741-A052008-09-122017-12-31
z/VM.S5741-A052007-06-292010-09-30
z/VM.S5741-A052005-12-162009-04-30
z/VM.S5741-A052004-09-242007-09-30
z/VM.S5739-A032003-05-132006-09-30
z/VM.S5739-A032002-05-312005-05-31
z/VM.S5739-A032001-10-262003-12-31
z/VM.S5739-A032001-07-202003-06-30
z/VM SDO.S5739-A042003-05-132006-09-30
z/VM SDO.S5739-A042002-05-312005-05-31
z/VM SDO.S5739-A042001-10-262003-12-30
z/VSE.E5686-VS62015-11-27 
z/VSE.E5609-ZV52014-04-252018-10-31
z/VSE.E5609-ZV52011-11-252016-06-30
z/VSE.S5609-ZV42010-10-262014-10-31
z/VSE.S5609-ZV42008-10-172012-10-31
z/VSE.S5609-ZV42007-03-162011-04-30
z/VSE.S5609-ZVS2005-03-042009-07-31

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.