Software withdrawal: Select IBM Z platform programs - Some replacements available

IBM Asia Pacific Withdrawal Announcement WP21-0046
June 1, 2021

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Overview

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Effective on the dates shown, IBM® has withdrawn or will withdraw from marketing the following programs/versions/releases licensed under the Agreement for IBM Licensed Programs/IBM Agreement for Programs or the IBM International Program License Agreement.



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Withdrawn programs

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IPLA programs: Versions to be withdrawn

Versions to be withdrawn September 6, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM CL/SuperSession for z/OS® 2.1.0 5601-B28
IBM Debug for z/OS 14.2.x 5655-Q50
IBM Developer for z/OS Enterprise Edition 14.2.x 5655-AC5
IBM Editor for Messages on z/OS 2.x.x 5608-C02
IBM Infrastructure Suite for z/VM® and Linux® 1.1.0 5698-IS2
IBM Migration Utility for z/OS 4.1.0 5655-MGU
IBM SDK for Node.js - z/OS 12.x.x 5655-NJS
IBM Tivoli® AF/OPERATOR on z/OS 3.4.1 5608-C03
IBM Tivoli OMEGACENTER Gateway on z/OS 3.4.1 5608-C04
IBM Z® Decision Support 1.9.0 5698-B06 (See Note below)

Note 5698-B06: Clients with active S&S have option to trade-up to IBM Z Performance and Capacity Analytics (5698-AS3).

IPLA programs: Releases withdrawn since the last announcement

Note: A modification level number indicates that only that particular modification level is being withdrawn (for example, 6.2. 0 ). If present, the variable x indicates all modification levels are being withdrawn (for example 6.2. x ).

Release withdrawn March 11, 2019:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Transparent Data Migration Facility 5.6.0 5655-TZ5

Release withdrawn April 13, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS 10.1.x 5697-CM1

IPLA programs: Releases to be withdrawn

Note: A modification level number indicates that only that particular modification level is being withdrawn (for example, 6.2. 0 ). If present, the variable x indicates all modification levels are being withdrawn (for example 6.2. x ).

Releases withdrawn February 26, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Cloud® Infrastructure Center 1.1.2 5635-015
IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center 1.1.2 5635-017

Releases to be withdrawn September 6, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Advanced Storage Management Suite for z/OS 2.1.x 5698-AAJ
IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z/OS 3.2.x 5655-AC6
IBM Db2® AI for z/OS 1.2.0 5698-CGN
IBM Information Management Systems (IMS) Database Value Unit Edition 15.1.0 5655-DS5
IBM Information Management Systems (IMS) Transaction Manager Value Unit Edition 15.1.0 5655-TM4
IBM Open Enterprise Python for z/OS 3.8.x 5655-PYT
IBM Operational Decision Manager Standard for z/OS 8.9.x 5655-Y31
IBM Transparent Data Migration Facility 5.7.0 5655-TZ5
IBM WebSphere® eXtreme Scale for z/OS 8.6.0 5655-VX8

IPLA feature: Feature to be withdrawn:

Feature to be withdrawn September 6, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Tivoli Advanced VSAM Manager (S017KKM) 2.x 5698-A50

ICA programs: Versions to be withdrawn

Versions to be withdrawn September 6, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM C for VM/ESA 3.x.x 5654-033
IBM C/C++ for MVS/ESA 3.x.x 5655-121
IBM C/370 Library 2.x.x 5688-188
IBM AD/Cycle C/370 1.x.x 5688-216
IBM 3890/XP VSE Support 1.2.0 5686-008

ICA programs: Releases to be withdrawn

Note: A modification level number indicates that only that particular modification level is being withdrawn (for example, 6.2. 0 ). If present, the variable x indicates all modification levels are being withdrawn (for example 6.2. x ).

Release to be withdrawn September 6, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Information Management System (IMS) 15.1.0 5635-A06

Release to be withdrawn January 31, 2022:

Program name Version Program number
IBM z/OS 2.4.0 5650-ZOS

International Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (IAASM) Subscription and Support (S&S) products: Versions to be withdrawn

Versions withdrawn September 6, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Editor for Messages on z/OS S&S 1.1.0 5608-S69
IBM Infrastructure Suite for z/VM and Linux S&S 1.1.0 5698-IS1
IBM Tivoli AF/OPERATOR on z/OS S&S 1.1.0 5608-S70
IBM Tivoli OMEGACENTER Gateway on z/OS S&S 1.1.0 5608-S71
IBM Z Decision Support S&S 1.1.0 5698-R06 (See Note below)
IBM Z Operations Insight® Suite S&S 1.1.0 5698-ABQ (See Note below)

Note 5698-R06: Clients with active S&S have option to trade-up to IBM Z Performance and Capacity Analytics (5698-AS3).

Note 5698-ABQ: Clients with active S&S will have the option to move to alternative PIDs. This is not automatic entitlement.

International Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (IAASM) Subscription and Support (S&S) products: Feature to be withdrawn

Feature withdrawn September 6, 2021:

Program name Version Program number
IBM Tivoli Advanced VSAM Manager S&S (Feature S017KKR) 1.x.x 5698-R02


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Replacement program information

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Withdrawn program number Withdrawn program name Replacement program number Replacement program name
5601-B28 IBM CL/SuperSession for z/OS, 2.1.0 5698-CL3 IBM CL/SuperSession for z/OS, 3.1.0 1
5655-Q50 IBM Debug for z/OS, 14.2.x 5755-Q50 IBM Debug for z/OS, 15.0.0 2
5655-AC5 IBM Developer for z/OS Enterprise Edition, 14.2.x 5755-AC5 IBM Developer for z/OS Enterprise Edition, 15.0.0 2
5608-C02 IBM Editor for Messages on z/OS, 2.x.x 5655-Q42 (See Note below) IBM File Manager for z/OS, 14.1.0 3(See Note below)
5698-IS2 IBM Infrastructure Suite for z/VM and Linux, 1.1.0 5698-K01 IBM Infrastructure Suite for z/VM and Linux, 2.1.0 4
5655-MGU IBM Migration Utility for z/OS, 4.1.0 5698-MG5 IBM Migration Utility for z/OS, 5.1.0 5
5655-NJS IBM SDK for Node.js - z/OS, 12.x.x 5655-NOD IBM SDK for Node.js - z/OS, 14.0.0 6
5608-C03 IBM Tivoli AF/OPERATOR on z/OS, 3.4.1 5698-SA4 IBM Z System Automation, 4.2.0 7
5608-C04 IBM Tivoli OMEGACENTER Gateway on z/OS, 3.4.1 5698-SA4 IBM Z System Automation, 4.2.0 7
5698-B06 IBM Z Decision Support, 1.9.0 None None
5655-TZ5 IBM Transparent Data Migration Facility, 5.6.0 5655-TZ5 IBM Transparent Data Migration Facility, 5.8.0 8
5655-VX8 IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale for z/OS, 8.6.0 None (See Note below) None
5697-CM1 IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS, 10.1.x 5697-CM1 IBM Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS, 10.5.0 9
5635-015 IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center, 1.1.2 5635-015 IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center, 1.1.3 10
5635-017 IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center, 1.1.2 5635-017 IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center, 1.1.310
5698-AAJ IBM Advanced Storage Management Suite for z/OS, 2.1.x 5698-AAJ IBM Advanced Storage Management Suite for z/OS, 2.2.0 11
5655-AC6 IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z/OS, 3.2.x 5655-AC6 IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z/OS, 3.3.0 2
5698-CGN IBM Db2 AI for z/OS, 1.2.0 5698-CGN IBM Db2 AI for z/OS, 1.3.0 12
5655-DS5 IBM Information Management Systems (IMS) Database Value Unit Edition, 15.1.0 5655-DS5 IBM Information Management Systems (IMS) Database Value Unit Edition, 15.2.0 13
5655-TM4 IBM Information Management Systems (IMS) Transaction Manager Value Unit Edition, 15.1.0 5655-TM4 IBM Information Management Systems (IMS) Transaction Manager Value Unit Edition, 15.2.0 13
5655-PYT IBM Open Enterprise Python for z/OS, 3.8.x 5655-PYT IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python, 3.9.x 14
5655-Y31 IBM Operational Decision Manager Standard for z/OS, 8.9.x 5655-Y31 IBM Operational Decision Management for z/OS, 8.10.x 15
5655-TZ5 IBM Transparent Data Migration Facility, 5.7.0 5655-TZ5 IBM Transparent Data Migration Facility, 5.9.0 16
5698-A50 IBM Tivoli Advanced VSAM Manager, 2.x (S017KKM) None None
5654-033 IBM C for VM/ESA, 3.x.x 5654-A22 IBM XL C/C++ for z/VM, 1.3 17 (See Note below)
5655-121 IBM C/C++ for MVS/ESA, 3.x.x 5650-ZOS IBM z/OS (XL C/C++ feature), 2.4 18(See Note below)
5688-188 IBM C/370 Library, 2.x.x 5650-ZOS IBM z/OS (XL C/C++ feature), 2.4 18(See Note below)
5688-216 IBM AD/Cycle C/370 , 1.x.x 5650-ZOS IBM z/OS (XL C/C++ feature), 2.4 18(See Note below)
5686-008 IBM 3890/XP VSE Support, 1.2.0 None None
5635-A06 IBM Information Management System (IMS), 15.1.0 5635-A06 IBM Information Management System (IMS), 15.2.0 13
5650-ZOS IBM z/OS, 2.4.0 5650-ZOS IBM z/OS, 2.5.0 19
5608-S69 IBM Editor for Messages on z/OS S&S, 1.1.0 5697-G60 IBM File Manager S&S, 1.1.0 3
5698-IS1 IBM Infrastructure Suite for z/VM and Linux S&S, 1.1.0 5698-K02 IBM Infrastructure Suite for z/VM and Linux S&S, 2.1.0 4
5608-S70 IBM Tivoli AF/OPERATOR on z/OS S&S, 1.1.0 5698-S48 IBM Z System Automation S&S 6
5608-S71 IBM Tivoli OMEGACENTER Gateway on z/OS S&S, 1.1.0 5698-S48 IBM Z System Automation S&S 6
5698-R06 IBM Z Decision Support S&S, 1.1.0 None None
5698-ABQ IBM Z Operations Insight Suite S&S, 1.1.0 None None
5698-R02 IBM Tivoli Advanced VSAM Manager S&S, 1.x.x (Feature S017KKR) None None

Note 5608-C02: IBM File Manager is the recommended alternative product.

Note 5655-VX8: IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale z/OS 8.6.1 provides the replacement for the WXS client for z/OS. There is no replacement for the WXS server for z/OS.

Note 5654-033, 5655-121, 5688-188, 5688-216: Migration actions are likely required. If you require assistance, contact your IBM representative.

See the following Software Announcements:

  • 1 Software Announcement AP20-0436, dated November 17, 2020
  • 2 Software Announcement AP20-0407, dated October 20, 2020
  • 3 Software Announcement AP17-0350, dated July 17, 2017
  • 4 Software Announcement AP21-0007, dated January 26, 2021
  • 5 Software Announcement AP20-0370, dated October 27, 2020
  • 6 Software Announcement AP20-0421, dated November 17, 2020
  • 7 Software Announcement AP19-0374, dated October 1, 2019
  • 8 Software Announcement AP18-0404, dated October 2, 2018
  • 9 Software Announcement AP20-0055, dated March 10, 2020
  • 10 Software Announcement AP21-0052, dated February 16, 2021
  • 11 Software Announcement AP16-0050, dated September 13, 2016
  • 12 Software Announcement AP20-0147, dated May 5, 2020
  • 13 Software Announcement AP20-0018, dated February 24, 2020
  • 14 Software Announcement AP21-0022, dated January 12, 2021
  • 15 Software Announcement AP21-0043, dated January 12, 2021
  • 16 Software Announcement AP19-0430, dated October 8, 2019
  • 17 Software Announcement AP11-0356, dated October 12, 2011
  • 18 Software Announcement AP19-0326, dated July 23, 2019
  • 19 Software Announcement AP21-0051, dated March 2, 2021


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Country/Region Announced
ASEAN * Yes
India/South Asia ** Yes
Australia Yes
Hong Kong Yes
Macao SAR of the PRC Yes
Mongolia Yes
New Zealand Yes
People's Republic of China Yes
South Korea Yes
Taiwan Yes

* Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam

** Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

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