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7.0 Release Support Discontinuance Announcements for IBM Rational Products

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Abstract

Effective starting version 7.0 for the IBM® Rational® Team Products (ClearCase®, ClearQuest®, ReqPro®, TestManager®, ProjectConsole®), IBM Rational will no longer support certain operating system versions, database versions, or browser versions.

Content


Operating Systems Support Discontinuance:

  • Microsoft® Windows® NT® 4.0
  • Red Hat® Linux® Professional
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
  • SUSE® Linux Professional 7
  • Sun® Solaris® 2.6, 2.7
  • IBM AIX® 4.3.3
  • IRIX®
  • HP-UX® 11.00
  • OS/390 2.10 - Applicable to the ClearCase z/OS Extensions. Customers must migrate to z/OS 1.4


Database Support Discontinuance:
  • SQL Anywhere®
  • Sybase SQL Anywhere® (Review technote 1224003 for more details.)
  • Oracle® 8.1.6, 8.1.7
  • DB2® 7.2 fp8


Browser Support Discontinuance:
  • Netscape®
  • Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Mozilla® 1.4


Feature Support Discontinuance:
  • Support Policy for VOB schema 53 and ClearCase 7.0
    Review technote 1201579 for more details.


Note: "Discontinued from support" means that no new operating system releases, product improvements, or requests for enhancements (RFEs) will be supported for these platforms in this version. In addition, no new software patches will be available for these platforms in this version. However, IBM Rational will make reasonable efforts to offer continued Customer Support services for usage calls and existing software patches.


IBM Software Support Lifecycle:

It is IBM Rational’s intention to support each product release for five years beginning at the date the product is available for purchase (general availability date) and to provide maintenance support during that period.

All statements regarding IBM Rational’s software support lifecycle are subject to change or withdrawal without notice.


For additional information, visit the IBM Software Support Lifecycle page at http://www-306.ibm.com/software/info/supportlifecycle/.

Product plans or features referenced in this document may change at any time at IBM’s sole discretion based on market opportunities or other factors, and are not intended to be a commitment to future product or feature availability in any way. All statements regarding IBM future direction or intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice and represent goals and objectives only. All information is provided on an “as is” basis, without any warranty of any kind.

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Modified date:
16 June 2018

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