SDMC Withdrawal Information

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On 4/24/2012, the SDMC was withdrawn from Marketing. SDMC Version 6.730 will be supported until 4/30/2015. Customers that have the SDMC hardware appliance can optionally convert to HMC, if desired.

SDMC Withdrawal Announcements


Description

Announce Date

Letter #

Hardware withdrawal: IBM 7042-CR6 feature

2012-04-24

912-090

Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM Power Software Offering

2012-04-24

912-049


SDMC withdrawal FAQ

External URL http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=ST&infotype=SA&appname=STGE_PO_PO_USEN&htmlfid=POQ12348USEN&attachment=POQ12348USEN.DOC

PartnerWorld URL
http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/servlet/ContentHandler/POQ12348USEN

How to convert SDMC to HMC

IBM Redpaper Guide to Hardware Management Console (HMC) Integration describes how to migrate from the Systems Director Management Console (SDMC) 7042-CR6 hardware appliance to the Hardware Management Console (HMC). The Redpaper is available at: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/Redbooks.nsf/RedbookAbstracts/redp4872.html?Open


SDMC to HMC MES

The MES provides a package that includes the SDMC-HMC conversion instructions, HMC recovery media and fixes. Existing SDMC software maintenance agreements entitle the user to HMC support.

Place an order for MES feature code 0962 against the 7042-CR6 that is to be converted. There is no cost for this feature code.




Product:
Systems Director Management Console
Release:
6.730
Function Area:
General
Subfunctional Area:
General



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More support for:

Systems Director Management Console SDMC Hardware Appliance

Software version:

6.730

Reference #:

631742397

Modified date:

2012-05-31

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