Revised withdrawal date: IBM Power System S812 server (8284-21A) and related features

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 119-076
November 12, 2019

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Overview

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The previously announced effective withdrawal date of IBM® Power® System S812 server (8284-21A) has changed to a later date. The new effective withdrawal date is June 30, 2020.

Also, certain previously withdrawn features for the Power S812 server (8284-21A) have changed to a later date. See the Description section for the list of affected features. The new effective withdrawal date for the features is June 30, 2020.

See Hardware withdrawal 918-162, dated October 9, 2018, for the original withdrawal information.

Also, the previously announced effective withdrawal date of feature EM96 (16 GB DDR4 Memory) on MTMs 8247-21L, 8247-22L, and 8284-22A has changed. The new effective withdrawal date for feature EM96 is November 26, 2019.



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Effective date

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Planned effective withdrawal date: June 30, 2020, except for feature EM96, which is November 26, 2019



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Description

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The new effective withdrawal date for the following IBM Power Systems machine type-model is:

Model withdrawals effective June 30, 2020

                                                  Machine
Description                                       type  Model 

IBM Power System S812                             8284  21A          


The new effective withdrawal date for following features is:

Feature withdrawals effective June 30, 2020

                                                  Machine       Feature
Description                                       type  Model   number

RISC-to-RISC Data Migration                       8284  21A     0205 
CBU Specify                                       8284  21A     0444 
Rack Integration Services                         8284  21A     4649 
Rack Indicator- Not Factory Integrated            8284  21A     4650 
Rack Indicator, Rack #1                           8284  21A     4651 
Rack Indicator, Rack #2                           8284  21A     4652 
Rack Indicator, Rack #3                           8284  21A     4653 
Rack Indicator, Rack #4                           8284  21A     4654 
Rack Indicator, Rack #5                           8284  21A     4655 
Rack Indicator, Rack #6                           8284  21A     4656 
Rack Indicator, Rack #7                           8284  21A     4657 
Rack Indicator, Rack #8                           8284  21A     4658 
Rack Indicator, Rack #9                           8284  21A     4659 
Rack Indicator, Rack #10                          8284  21A     4660 
Rack Indicator, Rack #11                          8284  21A     4661 
Rack Indicator, Rack #12                          8284  21A     4662 
Rack Indicator, Rack #13                          8284  21A     4663 
Rack Indicator, Rack #14                          8284  21A     4664 
Rack Indicator, Rack #15                          8284  21A     4665 
Rack Indicator, Rack #16                          8284  21A     4666 
Software Preload Required                         8284  21A     5000 
System Console-Ethernet LAN adapter               8284  21A     5557 
Linux Software Preinstall                         8284  21A     8143 
Linux Software Preinstall (Business Partners)     8284  21A     8144 
Order Routing Indicator- System Plant             8284  21A     9169 
Language Group Specify - US English               8284  21A     9300 
New AIX License Core Counter                      8284  21A     9440 
New IBM i License Core Counter                    8284  21A     9441 
New Red Hat License Core Counter                  8284  21A     9442 
New SUSE License Core Counter                     8284  21A     9443 
Other AIX License Core Counter                    8284  21A     9444 
Other Linux License Core Counter                  8284  21A     9445 
3rd Party Linux License Core Counter              8284  21A     9446 
Other License Core Counter                        8284  21A     9449 
Ubuntu Linux License Core Counter                 8284  21A     9450 
Month Indicator                                   8284  21A     9461 
Day Indicator                                     8284  21A     9462 
Hour Indicator                                    8284  21A     9463 
Minute Indicator                                  8284  21A     9464 
Qty Indicator                                     8284  21A     9465 
Countable Member Indicator                        8284  21A     9466 
Language Group Specify - Dutch                    8284  21A     9700 
Language Group Specify - French                   8284  21A     9703 
Language Group Specify - German                   8284  21A     9704 
Language Group Specify - Polish                   8284  21A     9705 
Language Group Specify - Norwegian                8284  21A     9706 
Language Group Specify - Portuguese               8284  21A     9707 
Language Group Specify - Spanish                  8284  21A     9708 
Language Group Specify - Italian                  8284  21A     9711 
Language Group Specify - Canadian French          8284  21A     9712 
Language Group Specify - Japanese                 8284  21A     9714 
Language Group Specify - Traditional Chinese
(Taiwan)                                          8284  21A     9715 
Language Group Specify - Korean                   8284  21A     9716 
Language Group Specify - Turkish                  8284  21A     9718 
Language Group Specify - Hungarian                8284  21A     9719 
Language Group Specify - Slovakian                8284  21A     9720 
Language Group Specify - Russian                  8284  21A     9721 
Language Group Specify - Simplified Chinese (PRC) 8284  21A     9722 
Language Group Specify - Czech                    8284  21A     9724 
Language Group Specify - Romanian                 8284  21A     9725 
Language Group Specify - Croatian                 8284  21A     9726 
Language Group Specify - Slovenian                8284  21A     9727 
Language Group Specify - Brazilian Portuguese     8284  21A     9728 
Language Group Specify - Thai                     8284  21A     9729 
AC Power Supply - 900W                            8284  21A     EB2L 
Blockchain on Power                               8284  21A     EBC0 
Variable Length, Blue Cat5e Cable                 8284  21A     ECCG 
Variable Length, Green Cat5e Cable                8284  21A     ECCH 
Variable Length, Yellow Cat5e Cable               8284  21A     ECCJ 
Variable Length FIBRE SAN CABLE                   8284  21A     ECCK 
Variable Length DAC QSFP+ TO QSFP+ CABLE          8284  21A     ECCN 
Cloud Private Solution                            8284  21A     ECP0 
1-core 3.026 GHz POWER8 Processor                 8284  21A     EPXP 
One 0 Proc Activate for #EPXP                     8284  21A     EPZP 
One 0 Proc Activate for #EPXQ                     8284  21A     EPZQ 
Bulk Packaging Request ID                         8284  21A     ERB0 
Bulk Packaging ID #1                              8284  21A     ERB1 
Bulk Packaging ID #2                              8284  21A     ERB2 
Bulk Packaging ID #3                              8284  21A     ERB3 
Bulk Packaging ID #4                              8284  21A     ERB4 
Bulk Packaging ID #5                              8284  21A     ERB5 
Bulk Packaging ID #6                              8284  21A     ERB6 
Bulk Packaging ID #7                              8284  21A     ERB7 
Bulk Packaging ID #8                              8284  21A     ERB8 
Bulk Packaging ID #9                              8284  21A     ERB9 
Bulk Packaging ID #10                             8284  21A     ERBA 
Bulk Packaging ID #11                             8284  21A     ERBB 
Bulk Packaging ID #12                             8284  21A     ERBC 
Bulk Packaging ID #13                             8284  21A     ERBD 
Bulk Packaging ID #14                             8284  21A     ERBE 
Bulk Packaging ID #15                             8284  21A     ERBF 
Bulk Packaging ID #16                             8284  21A     ERBG 
Bulk Packaging ID #17                             8284  21A     ERBH 
Bulk Packaging ID #18                             8284  21A     ERBJ 
Bulk Packaging ID #19                             8284  21A     ERBK 
Bulk Packaging ID #20                             8284  21A     ERBL 
No Bulk Packaging Specify                         8284  21A     ERBZ 
RFID Tags for Servers, Compute Nodes, Chassis,
Racks, and HMCs                                   8284  21A     ERF1 
S&H-a                                             8284  21A     ESC5 
283GB 15K RPM SAS SFF-3 Disk 4K Block             8284  21A     ESFG 
1-core Express Edition for IBM i                  8284  21A     EU2E 

The previously announced effective withdrawal date of feature EM96 (16 GB DDR4 Memory) on MTMs 8247-21L, 8247-22L, and 8284-22A has changed.

The new effective withdrawal date for following feature is:

Feature withdrawal effective November 26, 2019


                                                   Machine       Feature
Description                                        type  Model   number

16 GB DDR4 Memory                                  8284  22A     EM96 
                                                   8247  21L
                                                   8247  22L   
    


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