AIX Expansion Pack and Web Download Pack

The AIX® Expansion Pack is a collection of extra software that extends the base operating system capabilities. The AIX Web Download Pack is a collection of additional applications and tools available for download from the Web. All complement the AIX operating system with the benefit of additional packaged software at no additional charge.

An Expansion Pack is included with every new order when media is selected. Customers who already have the AIX Expansion Pack may request a current Expansion Pack version by contacting your IBM Representative, IBM Business Partner or by shopping our on-line store. An additional media charge for Expansion Pack updates may be required in some countries. Programs on the Web Download Pack are always available for download and updates to programs are not dependent upon availability of the AIX Expansion Pack. AIX Expansion Pack or Web Download Pack is intended for customers who:

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