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Versions of Communications Server for AIX and SNA Services for AIX

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Versions of IBM's Communications Server for AIX and SNA Services for AIX

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The following table provides information about the different versions of Communications Server for AIX and the levels of AIX on which they will run.
The Version.Release.Modification.Fixlevel (VRMF) values and the external names of different AIX SNA levels have changed over time.

  • You can check the VRMF level by issuing: lslpp -h 'sna*'
  • You can check the product number by issuing: lslpp -i 'sna*'

The listed AIX levels are the minimum levels required for CS/AIX to function.

The only currently supported versions are 6.4 on AIX 5.3 TL5 and higher, and 7.0 on AIX 6.1 and higher.

External Name
V.R.M.F.
AIX Levels
Product #
Communications Server for Data Center Deployment, V7
7.0.0.x
6.1, 7.1
5725-H32
Communications Server for AIX, V6.4
6.4.0.2+
5.3 TL5, 6.1, 7.1
5765-E51
6.4.0.0
5.3 TL5, 6.1
Communications Server for AIX, V6.3 (EOS 09/30/2013)
6.3.1.0
5.2 ML5,
5.3 ML2, 6.1
6.3.0.x
5.2 ML5,
5.3 ML2
Communications Server for AIX, V6.1 (EOS 09/30/2006; 12/31/2003 on AIX 4)
6.1.0.5
4.3.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
6.1.0.1
4.3.3, 5.1, 5.2
6.1.0.0
4.3.3, 5.1
Communications Server for AIX, V6 (EOS 06/30/2002)
6.0.x.x
4.1.5, 4.2.1, 4.3.2
Communications Server for AIX, V5 (EOS 06/30/2001)
5.0.x.x
4.1.5, 4.2.1, 4.3
5765-D20
Communications Server for AIX, V4.2 (EOS 11/30/1998)
3.1.2.x
4.1, 4.2, 4.3
5765-652
Communications Server for AIX, V4.1 (EOS 11/30/1998)
3.1.1.x
4.1, 4.2
Communications Server for AIX, V3 (EOS 03/31/1997)
3.1.0.x
4.1
5765-582
AIX SNA Server/6000 V2.2 (EOS 04/26/1996)
2.2.x.x
4.1
5765-247
AIX SNA Server/6000 V2.1 (EOS 12/31/1997)
1.3.x.x
3.2.5
AIX SNA Services/6000 V1 (EOS 12/31/1995)
1.2.x.x
3.1, 3.2
5601-287

EOS = End Of Service: No defect work will be performed after this date.

Document information

More support for: Communications Server for AIX
All

Software version: 4.2, 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, 6.3, 6.3.1, 6.4, 6.4.0.1, 6.4.0.2, 6.4.0.3, 6.4.0.4, 7.0.0.0

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: 1042623

Modified date: 19 November 2010


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