IBM will withdraw support for the IBM MQ Appliance M2001 on 10 July 2023.
- What are the end of support dates for the IBM MQ Appliance M2001?
- What replacement products are available?
- How do I check which version I am currently running?
- Is any information available to help me upgrade to a later version?
- Can I purchase a support extension for my current version?
- Is documentation still available for this product?
- Is maintenance still available for this product?
What are the end of support dates for the IBM MQ Appliance M2001?
|Product||Version||Release Date||End of Support||Platforms|
|IBM MQ Appliance M2001||Hardware||10 Jun 2016||10 Jul 2023||8436-55X|
|IBM MQ Appliance M2001||9.2.x CD, 9.2.0 LTS||23 Jul 2020||8436-55X|
|IBM MQ Appliance M2001||9.1.x CD, 9.1.0 LTS||23 Jul 2018||30 Sep 2021||8436-55X|
|IBM MQ Appliance M2001||9.0.x CD||18 Nov 2016||9 Sep 2020||8436-55X|
|IBM MQ Appliance M2001||8.0.0||10 Jun 2016||30 Apr 2020||8436-55X|
What replacement products are available?
The following replacement products are available.
- For the IBM MQ Appliance M2001 8.0.0, 9.0.x CD, 9.1.0 LTS, 9.1.0 CD, 9.2.0 LTS and 9.2.x CD:
How do I check which version I am currently running?
In the MQ Appliance Web UI, use the ?⃝ > About menu option:
Alternatively, follow the IBM Documentation for the IBM MQ Appliance instructions to display the version from the CLI. The IBM MQ Appliance M2001 is Machine Type-Model 8436-55X:
mqa# show version
Build Date: 2021/06/29 09:23:39
Watchdog Build: MQ00.9.2.3.0
Installed DPOS: MQ00.9.2.3.0
Running DPOS: MQ00.9.2.3.0
XML accelerator: embedded
Machine Type: 8436
Model Type: 55X
Is any information available to help me upgrade to a later version?
The IBM Documentation for the IBM MQ Appliance includes information to assist you in migrating between MQ Appliance firmware versions and to new MQ Appliance hardware:
Can I purchase a support extension for my current version?
No support extensions are offered for the IBM MQ Appliance M2001, but IBM Services are available to assist with MQ Appliance upgrades. Contact your IBM Client Executive or IBM Software Representative for more details.
US Customers should contact Customer Support Operations at 1-877-426-6006, option #2. If you provide your IBM customer number, they can quickly find your sales representative.
Customers in other geographies should refer to the IBM directory of worldwide support contacts to find sales contact numbers in your region:
Is documentation still available for this product?
Yes. IBM Documentation for the IBM MQ Appliance is available online. Customer-installable documentation and PDFs are also available for download:
IBM MQ Appliance M2001 Documentation
Is maintenance still available for this product?
Firmware updates for the IBM MQ Appliance M2001 are available at: Recommended Fixes for IBM MQ.
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02 August 2022