AIX Tip of the Week

AIX Tip of the Week: Sources of RS/6000 Y2K Compliance Information

Audience: AIX Administrators, Managers

Date: September 20, 1999

IBM RS/6000 Customer,

RS/6000 systems may require action -- the installation of firmware or operating system updates -- to assure Year 2000 readiness. If you have not already done so, we urge you to confirm the Year 2000 readiness status of your RS/6000 hardware and AIX operating system and take the appropriate actions to make your systems Year 2000 ready.

If you have not yet confirmed your system's Year 2000 readiness status, the following is a list of easily accessible reference materials to assist you.

A key resource is the IBM RS/6000 Year 2000 Web site:, where you'll find:

Customer Letter regarding firmware updates for selected RS/6000 systems Q&A for firmware updates AIX Year 2000 Testing Process Information Customer Letter regarding Performance Toolbox update information Customer Letter regarding Parallel Systems Support Programs (PSSP) update information

You'll also find links to:

In addition to checking the IBM Web site, for general Year 2000 information, you may contact the IBM Marketing Information Center by e-mail at For product and technical information, contact the IBM Technical Support Center by e-mail at or call 1 800 IBM 4YOU (1 800 426 4968).

IBM is pleased to provide this Year 2000 Readiness Disclosure to assist you in your efforts to get ready for the Year 2000.