IBM Support

TSM 6.4 and FCM 3.2 End of Support 30 September 2017

Technote (FAQ)


When will the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) 6.4 products and IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager (FCM) 3.2 reach End of Support (EOS)?


September 30, 2017 has been announced as the End of Support date (EOS) for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Version 6.4 products and for IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager (FCM) Version 3.2. The announcement letter is available here:

There will be no support extensions for TSM Version 6.4 products nor for FCM Version 3.2. To continue receiving support beyond September 30, 2017, upgrade to a current product release that has not yet reached end of support. Clients are encouraged to upgrade to the latest release of the product. See Latest Downloads by Version.

Information regarding the eligibility of other TSM and FCM product releases for support extensions is available here:

Information regarding the IBM Software Support Lifecycle is available here:

Related information

Featured Documents for IBM Spectrum Protect™

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 6.4

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1998572

Modified date: 14 February 2017