Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM z/VSE Network Appliance

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 919-151
September 10, 2019

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Overview

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Effective October 14, 2019, IBM® will withdraw from marketing the following programs licensed under the IBM Customer Agreement. Effective December 31, 2019 program services will be discontinued.



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Withdrawn programs

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Program number Program release name VRM Withdrawal from marketing
(See Note) IBM z/VSE® Network Appliance 1.0.0 October 14, 2019

Note: IBM z/VSE Network Appliance is a function of z/VSE V6 (Program number 5686-VS6, respectively 5609-VSE for the bundle).



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Replacement program information

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Function name VRM Replacement program
IBM z/VSE Network Appliance 1.0.0 Linux® Fast Path is the z/VSE provided connector to the Linux distro together with a small program that the client needs to deploy on Linux on IBM Z®. It is part of z/VSE V6 (with Program number 5686-VS6, respectively 5609-VSE for the bundle).



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Business Partner information

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If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBMid).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 919-151
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