Software withdrawal: IBM MQ Managed File Transfer for z/OS and IBM MQ Advanced Message Security for z/OS

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 919-089
July 9, 2019

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Withdrawn programs

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Effective October 7, 2019, the following programs will be withdrawn:

Program number Program name Program version
5655-MF9 IBM® MQ Managed File Transfer for z/OS® All
5655-AM9 IBM MQ Advanced Message Security for z/OS All
5655-U81 IBM MQ Managed File Transfer for z/OS Subscription and Support All
5655-W5S IBM MQ Advanced Message Security for z/OS Subscription and Support All

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



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Replacement program information

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Withdrawn programs Program number Replacement programs Program number
IBM MQ Managed File Transfer for z/OS 5655-MF9 IBM MQ Advanced for z/OS 5655-AV9
IBM MQ Advanced Message Security for z/OS 5655-AM9 IBM MQ Advanced for z/OS 5655-AV9
IBM MQ Managed File Transfer for z/OS Subscription and Support 5655-U81 IBM MQ Advanced for z/OS Subscription and Support 5655-W99
IBM MQ Advanced Message Security for z/OS Subscription and Support 5655-W5S IBM MQ Advanced for z/OS Subscription and Support 5655-W99

For additional information, see Software Announcement 219-255, dated July 9, 2019.

If you have an active license for either IBM MQ Advanced Message Security for z/OS or IBM MQ Managed File Transfer for z/OS, you have the option to upgrade to IBM MQ Advanced for z/OS.



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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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