IBM i Access

Ordering and upgrading

Ordering

IBM i Access refresh features are available for no charge for software maintenance customers. Contact your IBM Representative or an IBM Authorized Business Partner providing them with the appropriate refresh feature code from the table below and they will order the features you selected via the eConfigurator. The default delivery method is electronic via the Entitlement Software Support (ESS) website. Physical media delivery may be selected instead. There is a fee associated with ordering physical media.

Acquiring the software:

Once the refresh feature(s) is ordered through eConfigurator, the feature is made available to download from the Entitlement Software Support (ESS) website. If you ordered physical media, your media will be delivered to you.

Description Refresh feature code PC DVD media
for Windows
publication number
Licensed Program
for IBM i server
publication number
7.1 IBM i Access for Windows
maintaining IBM i at 6.1
5761-SS1 6287 SK3T-4098-05 LCD8-0875-01
7.1 IBM i Access for Windows
maintaining IBM i at 5.4
5722-SS1 6287 SK3T-4098-05 LCD8-0875-01

To order any IBM i Access product, you may contact your IBM Representative or an IBM Authorized Business Partner.

If you do not have a relationship with an IBM Authorized Business Partner and are in the U.S. or Canada, call 1-800-IBM-CALL.

Upgrading all of your software to 7.1

Customers ordering or upgrading their IBM i software to 7.1 and also ordering IBM i Access Family (5770-XW1) will receive:

Notes:

Maintaining IBM i at 6.1

For current 6.1 IBM i Access Family (5761-XW1) customers:

If you have a software maintenance contract for your IBM i, you can acquire the 7.1 IBM i Access Family products but keep your IBM i at 6.1 by ordering the 5761-SS1 refresh feature 6287. This feature delivers both the PC and server installation images. Formerly, these version 7.1 IBM i Access products were available to IBM i 6.1 clients with 5761-XW1 feature 6221 but instead are now available with 5761-SS1 feature 6287.

This refresh will provide the following 7.1 IBM i Access Family products:

Notes:

Maintaining IBM i at 5.4 for IBM i Access for Windows

For current 5.4 IBM i Access for Windows customers:

If you have a software maintenance contract for your IBM i, you can acquire the 7.1 IBM i Access for Windows product but keep your IBM i at 5.4 by ordering the 5722-SS1 refresh feature 6287. This feature delivers the PC installation image.

Maintaining IBM i at 5.4 for IBM i Access for Web

For current 5.4 IBM i Access for Web customers:

If you have a software maintenance contract for your IBM i, you can acquire the 6.1 IBM i Access family products but keep your IBM i at 5.4 by ordering the media from the Publication Center. The publication number is LCD8-0875-00. Note that there is a charge associated with ordering the physical media.

Before installing the 6.1 IBM i Access for Web licensed program to your 5.4 IBM i server, please reference the following links:

Replacing lost media

If you have misplaced your copy of IBM i Access for Windows, there are two ways you may order a replacement copy:

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