IBM System z Software Contracts

Sub-Cap MLC

The following is a list of Monthly License Charge (MLC) programs which qualify for sub-capacity pricing using one or more of these price metrics:

Last Updated on August 26, 2014

Sub-Capacity Eligible AWLC / AEWLC / VWLC / EWLC Programs

Program ID Program Name SMF89?/
5694A01 z/OS V1 yes
5650ZOS z/OS V2 yes
5655G52 z/OS.e V1 yes
5655018 CICS/ESA V4 yes
5655147 CICS TS for OS/390 yes
5697E93 CICS TS for z/OS V2 yes
5655M15 CICS TS for z/OS V3 yes
5655S97 CICS TS for z/OS V4 yes
5655Y04 CICS TS for z/OS V5 yes
5695DB2 DB2 for MVS/ESA V4 yes
5655DB2 DB2 for OS/390 V5 yes
5645DB2 DB2 UDB for OS/390 V6 yes
5675DB2 DB2 UDB for OS/390 V7 yes
5625DB2 DB2 UDB for z/OS V8 yes
5635DB2 DB2 V9 for z/OS yes
5605DB2 DB2 10 for z/OS yes
5615DB2 DB2 11 for z/OS yes
5695176 IMS V5 yes
5655158 IMS V6 yes
5655B01 IMS V7 yes
5655C56 IMS V8 yes
5655J38 IMS V9 yes
5635A01 IMS V10 yes
5635A02 IMS V11 yes
5635A03 IMS V12 yes
5635A04 IMS V13 yes
5695137 MQSeries for MVS/ESA yes
5655A95 MQSeries for OS/390 V2 yes
5655F10 WebSphere MQ for z/OS V5 yes
5655L82 WebSphere MQ for z/OS V6 yes
5655R36 WebSphere MQ for z/OS V7 yes
5655W97 IBM MQ for z/OS V8 yes
5655H32 Debug Tool for z/OS & OS/390 yes
5655L24 Debug Tool for z/OS V4 yes
5655M18 Debug Tool for z/OS V5 yes
5655P14 Debug Tool for z/OS V6 yes
5655R44 Debug Tool for z/OS V7 yes
5655S17 Debug Tool for z/OS V8 yes
5648A25 COBOL for OS/390 & VM V2 no
5655G53 Enterprise COBOL for z/OS and OS/390 V3 no
5655S71 Enterprise COBOL for z/OS V4 no
5655W32 Enterprise COBOL For z/OS V5 yes
5655B22 Visual Age PL/I for OS/390 no
5655H31 Enterprise PL/I for z/OS and OS/390 V3 no
5655W67 Enterprise PL/I for z/OS V4 no
5645005 System Automation for OS/390 no
5645006 System Automation for OS/390 V2 no
5697B82 Tivoli NetView for OS/390 no
5697ENV Tivoli NetView for z/OS V5 no
5697NV6 Tivoli NetView for z/OS V6 no
5697MQZ WebSphere MQ Extended Security Ed for z/OS V5 yes^
5697NQZ WebSphere MQ Extended Security Ed for z/OS V6 yes^^
5697OPC Tivoli OPC V2 no
5697WSZ Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS V8 no
5655043 Tivoli Netview PM no
5655B86 Lotus Domino for S/390 V5 no
5655K36 Lotus Domino for z/OS V6 yes
5655N14 Lotus Domino for z/OS V7 yes
5655S73 Lotus Domino for z/OS V8 yes
5655P97 z/OS Encryption Facility for z/OS V1 yes
5706254 QMF MVS V3 no
5695068 Airline Control System V2 yes
5748T15 z/TPF V1 yes+
5748F15 z/TPFDF V1 yes+

Last Updated on October 12, 2011

Sub-Capacity Eligible AEWLC / MWLC Programs

Program ID Program Name SMF89?/
5686CF9 VSE Central Functions V9 (z/VSE V5) yes++
5686CF8 VSE Central Functions V8 (z/VSE V4) yes++
5648054 CICS TS for VSE/ESA yes++
5648099 DITTO/ESA FOR VSE no
5686A04 TCP/IP for VSE no
5686065 ACF/VTAM V4 VSE yes++
5686068 IBM COBOL VSE/ESA no
5648F66 Rational COBOL Runtime for z/VSE V7 no
5696234 High Lvl Assembler VSE no
5697F42 DB2 Server for VSE&VM no
5686A06 MQSeries for VSE/ESA V2 no
5655U97 WebSphere MQ for z/VSE V3 no
5746XX1 DL/I Data Language no
5686A01 C/VSE no
5686069 IBM PL/I VSE/ESA no
5686BS1 IPv6/VSE V1 no

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