IBM i Access

Ordering and upgrading

Ordering

IBM i Access refresh features are provided so that customers can acquire and use the latest IBM i Access products prior to upgrading the IBM i operating system to the latest release. IBM i Access refresh features are available for no charge to customers with a software maintenance contract. 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. However, 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
publication number
7.2 IBM i Access for Web maintaining IBM i at 7.1 5770-SS1 6289 N/A LCD8-1965-00
7.2 IBM i Access for Web maintaining IBM i at 6.1 5761-SS1 6289 N/A LCD8-1965-00
 
*7.1 IBM i Access for Windows with IBM i at 7.2 5770-SS1 6287 SK3T-4098-05 LCD8-0875-01
*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

Upgrading all of your software to 7.2

Customers ordering or upgrading their IBM i software to 7.2 and also ordering IBM i Access Family (5770-XW1) will receive:

There are two optional packages for IBM i Access Client Solutions available only on the Entitlement Software Support (ESS) website.

For additional information on acquiring these packages, see Obtaining Access Client Solutions.

Note: 5250 emulation and Data Transfer in either IBM i Access Client Solutions or IBM i Access for Windows requires purchasing a license for IBM i Access Family (5770-XW1). All functions of IBM i Access for Web require a 5770-XW1 license.

Maintaining IBM i at 7.1

For current 7.1 IBM i Access Family (5770-XW1) customers:

There are two optional packages for IBM i Access Client Solutions available only on the Entitlement Software Support (ESS) website.

For additional information on acquiring these packages, see Obtaining Access Client Solutions.

Maintaining IBM i at 6.1

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

There are two optional packages for IBM i Access Client Solutions available only on the Entitlement Software Support (ESS) website.

For additional information on acquiring these packages, see Obtaining Access Client Solutions.

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:

Contact IBM

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