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Schedule of removing items from the list of subcapacity eligible technologies

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An operating system or a virtualization technology that reaches end of support by its vendor is removed from the list of technologies eligible for subcapacity reporting and the list of technologies supported by License Metric Tool. IBM provides 180 days for moving to a newer version of such a technology.
Plans of removal
The table below provides information about IBM’s plans for withdrawing technologies that reached end of support by their vendors from two lists:
Technology End of support by vendor Planned removal from the list of technologies eligible for subcapacity licensing and supported by License Metric Tool
IBM i 6.1 9/30/2018 End of 2Q 2020
Windows 7 1/14/2020 End of 3Q 2020
Windows 2008 1/14/2020 End of 1Q 2021
Windows 2008 R2 1/14/2020
History of changes
Technology End of support by vendor Date of removal from the list of technologies eligible for subcapacity licensing and supported by License Metric Tool
Debian 7 5/31/2018 End of 1Q 2020
IBM i 5.x 9/30/2013
RHEL 5 x86 3/31/2017
RHEV 3.x 9/30/2017
Solaris 10 1/30/2018
Ubuntu 12 4/28/2017
Ubuntu 14 4/30/2019
vSphere 5.x 9/19/2018
Windows Vista 4/13/2010
XenServer 6.x 6/30/2018

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Modified date:
25 May 2020

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