Software lifecycle

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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.

SoftLayer customers: view the SoftLayer Product Life Cycle policy.

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QMF Classic Edition10.1.0S5605-DB22010-10-222017-09-30
QMF Classic Edition9.1.0S5635-DB22007-03-162014-06-27
QMF Classic Edition8.1.0S5625-DB22004-03-262012-04-30
QMF Distributed Edition8.1.0E5625-DB22004-03-262012-04-30
QMF Distributed Edition for Multiplatforms8.1.0S5724-E862004-03-262009-09-30
QMF Enterprise Edition10.1.0S5605-DB22010-10-222017-09-30
QMF Enterprise Edition9.1.0S5635-DB22007-03-162014-06-27
QMF Enterprise Edition8.1.0S5625-DB22004-03-262012-04-30
QMF for AS/4007.1.0S5697-G242000-09-292005-09-30
QMF for AS/4006.1.0S5697-G042000-03-102001-05-25
QMF for MVS, QMF HPO, & QMF for Windows3.3.0S5706-2541997-06-132003-09-30
QMF for OS/390, QMF HPO, & QMF for Windows7.2.0E5645-DB22002-03-292008-06-30
QMF for OS/390, QMF HPO, & QMF for Windows7.1.0E5645-DB22001-09-142008-06-30
QMF for OS/390, QMF HPO, & QMF for Windows6.1.0S5645-DB21999-06-252005-06-30
QMF for VM & QMF for Windows3.3.0S5706-2551997-06-132003-09-30
QMF for VSE, QMF for VM, & QMF for Windows7.2.0E5697-F422004-09-17 
QMF for VSE, QMF for VM, & QMF for Windows7.1.0S5697-F422001-12-142006-03-31
QMF for VSE, QMF for VM, & QMF for Windows6.1.0S5648-A701998-12-112002-09-30
QMF for VSE & QMF for Windows3.3.0S5648-0611997-06-132003-09-30
QMF for Windows6.1.0S5655-DB21998-12-112002-12-31
QMF for Windows3.3.0S5697-D271997-12-192003-09-30
QMF for Windows for DB2 Workstation Databases7.2.0S5697-G222002-03-292005-09-30
QMF for Windows for DB2 Workstation Databases7.1.0S5697-G222000-09-292002-09-29
QMF for Windows for DB2 Workstation Databases6.1.0S5697-E351998-12-112001-01-31
QMF for Windows for DB2 Workstation Databases3.3.0S5697-D731998-05-152001-01-31
QMF for Windows for iSeries7.2.0S5697-G242002-03-292005-09-30
Quantitative Reporting for Solvency II1.0.0S5725-L652013-06-14 
Quantitative Reporting for Solvency II Enterprise1.0.0S5725-L652013-07-26 
Query for i7.3.xE5770-QU12016-04-15 
Query for i7.2.xS5770-QU12014-05-02 
Query for i7.1.0S5770-QU12010-04-232018-04-30
Query for i5/OS6.1.xS5761-QU12008-03-212015-09-30

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.