IBM System z Software Contracts

Eligible Operating Systems

Eligible Operating Systems

The following are operating systems which are eligible for the listed software charge metrics under the terms and conditions of that metric. In order to become eligible the operating system must run in z/Architecture (64-bit) mode on an Eligible Machine.

AWLC Eligible Operating Systems:
z/OS V1 5694-A01
z/OS V2 5650-ZOS
z/TPF 5748-T15 (z/TPF does not support the capping function.)
AEWLC Eligible Operating Systems:
z/OS V1 5694-A01
z/OS V2 5650-ZOS
z/TPF 5748-T15 (z/TPF does not support the capping function.)
z/VSE V4 5686-CF8 (VSE Central Functions V8)
z/VSE V5 5686-CF9 (VSE Central Functions V9)
WLC Eligible Operating Systems:
z/OS V1 5694-A01
z/OS V2 5650-ZOS
z/OS.e 5655-G52 (z/OS.e itself is not eligible for WLC.)
z/TPF 5748-T15 (z/TPF does not support the capping function.)
EWLC Eligible Operating Systems:
z/OS V1 5694-A01
z/OS V2 5650-ZOS
z/OS.e 5655-G52
z/TPF 5748-T15 (z/TPF does not support the capping function.)
zNALC Eligible Operating Systems:
z/OS V1 5694-A01
z/OS V2 5650-ZOS
MWLC Eligible Operating Systems:
z/VSE V4 5686-CF8 (VSE Central Functions V8)
z/VSE V5 5686-CF9 (VSE Central Functions V9)


Operating System Families

An Operating System Family consists of an IBM operating system and the IBM middleware that runs under it. Note: Not all operating systems within a family are eligible to receive every charge metric.

Operating System: Family also includes these Operating Systems:
z/OS z/OS.e, OS/390, and MVS/ESA
z/TPF TPF
z/VSE VSE/ESA and VSE/SP
z/VM VM/ESA

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Operating Systems

IBM System z supports multiple operation systems:

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