Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM PowerSC Standard, IBM PowerVC, and IBM i Access for Windows selected version and releases

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 918-058
April 24, 2018

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Overview

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Effective April 30, 2019, IBM® will withdraw support for the following Release level of the offering that ships with these programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement. The Program Product ID's are not withdrawing support, just this "Release level" of the offering that is shipped under these Program numbers:

Program number Program release name Withdrawal from support date
5765-PSE IBM PowerSC™ V1.1 April 30, 2019
5765-VCS IBM PowerVC V1.3 April 30, 2019
5765-VCC IBM Cloud PowerVC V1.3 April 30, 2019

Effective April 30, 2019, IBM will withdraw support for the following programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program release name Withdrawal from support date
5770-XE1 IBM i Access for Windows™ 7.1 1 April 30, 2019

Note:1 This withdrawal from service announcement applies to IBM i Access for Windows 7.1 which is delivered with IBM i 7.3 and 7.2. Withdrawal from service for IBM i 7.1 (with IBM i Access for Windows 7.1) was previously announced. See the Software Announcement 917-080, dated April 11, 2017.



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Withdrawn programs

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Effective June 19, 2018, the following release level for these programs and features will be withdrawn from marketing:

Program number Program/Feature name VRM
5765-PSE 3 IBM PowerSC 1.1.x
5765-VCS 3 IBM PowerVC 1.3.x
5765-VCS 4 IBM PowerVC 1.2.x
5765-VCC 3 IBM Cloud PowerVC 1.3.x

On or after that date, you can no longer obtain the release level identified for these programs directly from IBM. You can obtain these programs on an as-available basis through IBM Remarketers.

Note: 3 For the 5765-PSE, 5765-VCS, and 5765-VCC, program numbers are not withdrawing, just the Release Level under the Version for these programs.

Note:4 For 5765-VCS, withdrawing release level 2 as clean up.

Effective August 10, 2018, the following feature for this program will be withdrawn from marketing:

Program number Program/Feature name Feature number
5692-A6P Firefox for AIX® 1488

Note: The 5692-A6P Program number is not withdrawing.



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Replacement program information

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Withdrawn programs Program number Replacement programs Program number
PowerSC V1.1 5765-PSE PowerSC V1.2 5765-PSE
PowerVC V1.3 5765-VCS PowerVC V1.4 5765-VCS
Cloud PowerVC V1.3 5765-VCC Cloud PowerVC V1.4 5765-VCC
IBM i Access for Windows 2 5770-XE1 IBM i Access Client Solutions 2 5733-XJ1

Note: 2 Many components of IBM i Access Client Solutions and IBM i Access for Windows are delivered and licensed with IBM i (5770-SS1). Some components require an additional IBM i Access Family (5770-XW1) entitlement. See the IBM i Access Client Solutions web page.



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New orders

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For new orders, the customer-requested arrival date (CRAD) can be no later than June 19, 2018, the effective date of withdrawal or end of life date (EoL).



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Technical support

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See the IBM Support Portal website for product support information.

Technical support continues to be available. The end of support for these products will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.



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Business Partner information

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If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBMid).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 918-058
Trademarks

PowerSC is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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