Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: Miscellaneous IBM Power software products

IBM Europe Withdrawal Announcement ZP21-0201
September 8, 2021

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 Support discontinuance Support discontinuance Replacement informationReplacement information
 Withdrawn programs Withdrawn programs Announcement countriesAnnouncement countries


Support discontinuance

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Effective on the dates shown, IBM® will withdraw support for programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program name VRM Discontinuance of support date
5765-PSE IBM PowerSC Standard Edition 1.x September 30, 2022
5765-S1S IBM PowerSC Standard edition Term offering 1.x September 30, 2022
5765-MFA IBM Multi Factor Authentication 1.x September 30, 2022
5765-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA Term offering 1.x September 30, 2022
5765-HMB IBM vHMC Power®-based 9.x September 30, 2022
5765-HMW IBM vHMC x86-based 9.x September 30, 2022

Effective on the dates shown, IBM will withdraw support for the following release levels for programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program name VRM Discontinuance of support date
5765-CD3 IBM AIX® 7.2 Enterprise Edition 1.5 1.5.x September 30, 2022
5765-ECB IBM Power Systems Enterprise Cloud Edition 1.5.x September 30, 2022
5765-CBA IBM Power Systems Enterprise Cloud Edition with AIX 7.2 1.5.x September 30, 2022

Note: The program number is not withdrawing from service, only the release level.



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Withdrawn programs

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Effective on the dates shown, IBM will withdraw from marketing, programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program name VRM Withdraw from marketing
5765-PSE IBM PowerSC Standard Edition 1.x November 30, 2021
5765-S1S IBM PowerSC Standard edition Term offering 1.x November 30, 2021
5771-S1S IBM PowerSC SE 3-month term 1.x November 30, 2021
5772-S1S IBM PowerSC SE 6-month term 1.x November 30, 2021
5773-S1S IBM PowerSC SE 12-month term 1.x November 30, 2021
5774-S1S IBM PowerSC SE 36-month term 1.x November 30, 2021
5765-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA Term offering 1.x November 30, 2021
5771-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA 3-month term 1.x November 30, 2021
5772-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA 6-month term 1.x November 30, 2021
5773-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA 12-month term 1.x November 30, 2021
5774-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA 36-month term 1.x November 30, 2021
5765-MFA IBM Multi Factor Authentication 1.x November 30, 2021
5771-MFA IBM MFA 1yr reg/ren 1.x November 30, 2021
5773-MFA IBM MFA 3yr reg/ren 1.x November 30, 2021
5771-MFC IBM MFA ALC 1.x November 30, 2021
5765-HMB IBM vHMC Power-based 9.x November 30, 2021
5765-HMW IBM vHMC x86-based 9.x November 30, 2021

Effective on the dates shown, IBM will withdraw from marketing, for the following release levels for programs licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program name VRM Withdraw from marketing
5765-CD3 IBM AIX 7.2 Enterprise Edition 1.5 1.5.x August 24, 2021
5765-ECB IBM Power Systems Enterprise Cloud Edition 1.5.x August 24, 2021
5765-CBA IBM Power Systems Enterprise Cloud Edition with AIX 7.2 1.5.x August 24, 2021

Note: The program number is not withdrawing from service, only the release level.

Effective on November 30, 2021, the following programs and features will be withdrawn:

Program number Program/Feature name VRM Feature number
5765-PSE IBM PowerSC Standard Edition 1.x All
5765-S1S IBM PowerSC Standard edition Term offering 1.x All
5771-S1S IBM PowerSC SE 3-month term 1.x All
5772-S1S IBM PowerSC SE 6-month term 1.x All
5773-S1S IBM PowerSC SE 12-month term 1.x All
5774-S1S IBM PowerSC SE 36-month term 1.x All
5765-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA Term offering 1.x All
5771-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA 3-month term 1.x All
5772-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA 6-month term 1.x All
5773-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA 12-month term 1.x All
5774-M1M IBM PowerSC MFA 36-month term 1.x All
5765-MFA IBM Multi Factor Authentication 1.x All
5771-MFA IBM MFA 1yr reg/ren 1.x All
5773-MFA IBM MFA 3yr reg/ren 1.x All
5771-MFC IBM MFA ALC 1.x All
5765-HMB IBM vHMC Power-based 9.x All
5765-HMW IBM vHMC x86-based 9.x All

Effective on November 30, 2022, the following programs and features will be withdrawn:

Program number Program/Feature name VRM Feature number
5692-A6P IBM PowerSC Standard Edition 1.x 2283
5692-A6P IBM PowerSC MFA 1.x 2329

Effective on September 8, 2021, the following features numbers will be withdrawn, the products and all other feature numbers remain available:

Program number Feature name VRM Process option Feature number
5769-FN1 Serial Number Only 4.2.0 RGST
5769-FN1 Ship Publications Only 4.2.0 NMRM
5769-FN1 Ship Media Only 4.2.0 NDOC
5769-FN1 Delivery w/o Publications 4.2.0 NPUB
5769-FNT Serial Number Only 4.2.0 RGST
5769-FNT Ship Publications Only 4.2.0 NMRM
5769-FNT Ship Media Only 4.2.0 NDOC
5769-FNT Delivery w/o Publications 4.2.0 NPUB

Note: Program numbers are not withdrawing, just this select list of Process Option Feature numbers.



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Replacement information

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Withdrawn programs Program number Replacement programs Program number
IBM PowerSC Standard Edition 5765-PSE IBM PowerSC 5765-SC2
IBM PowerSC MFA 5765-MFA IBM PowerSC 5765-SC2
IBM PowerSC MFA Term offering 5765-M1M No replacement  
IBM PowerSC Standard edition Term offering 5765-S1S No replacement  
IBM AIX 7.2 Enterprise Edition 1.5 5765-CD3 IBM AIX 7.2 Enterprise Edition 1.6 5765-CD3
IBM Power Systems Enterprise Cloud Edition, 1.5 5765-ECB IBM Power Systems Enterprise Cloud Edition, 1.6 5765-ECB
IBM Power Systems Enterprise Cloud Edition with AIX 7.2, 1.5 5765-CBA IBM Power Systems Enterprise Cloud Edition with AIX 7.2, 1.6 5765-CBA
IBM HMC Virtual Appliance for POWER®-based systems 9.x 5765-HMB IBM HMC Virtual Appliance Power 10.0 5765-VHP
IBM HMC Virtual Appliance for x86 based systems 9.x 5765-HMW IBM HMC Virtual Appliance x86 10.0 5765-VHX


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Order processing

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Orders received on or after the effective date of withdrawal will not be filled.



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Announcement countries

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All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries.

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