Software withdrawal: Selected SUSE Linux Enterprise Server POWER subscriptions

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 921-103
October 19, 2021

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Withdrawn programs

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Effective October 22, 2021, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Product number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-SAP SLES SAP 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Pri Sub 0002
  SLES SAP 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Pri Sub/Spt 0001
  SLES SAP 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Pri Sub 0003
  SLES SAP 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Pri Sub/Spt 0004
  SLES SAP 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Pri Sub 0011
  SLES SAP 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Pri Sub/Spt 0009
Program number Feature Name OTC Feature number
5639-12S SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Std Sub 0060
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Std Sub/Spt 0058
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Pri Sub 0065
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Pri Sub/Spt 0067
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Std Sub 0063
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Std Sub/Spt 0062
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Pri Sub 0071
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Pri Sub/Spt 0069
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Std Sub 0081
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Std Sub/Spt 0075
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Pri Sub 0079
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Pri Sub/Spt 0073
Program number Feature description OTC Feature number
5639-15S SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Std Sub/Spt 0007
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Std Sub 0009
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Std Sub/Spt 0012
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Std Sub 0014
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Pri Sub 0016
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 1Y Pri Sub/Spt 0017
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Pri Sub/Spt 0020
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 3Y Pri Sub 0022
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Pri Sub 0023
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Std Sub 0026
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Pri Sub/Spt 0028
  SLES15 1-2 Skts, Unl L w 5Y Std Sub/Spt 0029

Effective January 15, 2022, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following features licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Feature Name OTC Feature number
5639-12S SLES12 1-2 Skts, 1-2 L w 3Y Std Sub 0064
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, 1-2 L w 3Y Std Sub/Spt 0061
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, 1-2 L w 3Y Pri Sub 0072
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, 1-2 L w 3Y Pri Sub/Spt 0070
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, 1-2 L w 5Y Std Sub 0080
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, 1-2 L w 5Y Std Sub/Spt 0076
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, 1-2 L w 5Y Pri Sub 0078
  SLES12 1-2 Skts, 1-2 L w 5Y Pri Sub/Spt 0074
  SLES12 HA Ext 3Y 0056
  SLES12 HA Ext 5Y 0077
  SLES Live Patching for Power® 1-2 skt w IV 3Yr 0087
  SLES Live Patching for Power 1-2 skt w IV 5Yr 0088


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Replacement information

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Withdrawn programs Program number Replacement programs Program number
SUSE Linux® Enterprise Server 12 for POWER® 5639-12S SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 for IBM Power Systems 5639-15S

For additional information about replacement for 5639-SAP and 5639-15S, see Sotfware Announcement 221-302, dated October 19, 2021.



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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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Technical support

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See the IBM Support website for product support information.

Technical support continues to be available. The end of support for this program will be announced a minimum of 12 months before the termination.

Trademarks

POWER, IBM and Power are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

The registered trademark Linux® is used pursuant to a sublicense from the Linux Foundation, the exclusive licensee of Linus Torvalds, owner of the mark on a world­wide basis.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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