or removing a system from an established Power Enterprise Pool requires notification
An updated addendum
must be submitted to the Power Systems™ CoD project office (firstname.lastname@example.org) to add or remove
systems from Power Enterprise Pool.
When the update is processed, a new pool configuration file is posted
on the CoD website.
Before you remove the systems from a pool,
all assets (including Mobile CoD resources) that were originally purchased
with the system must be returned to that same system serial number. Mobile
assets that belong to a system might qualify for transfer to another
system serial number depending on normal qualifying guidelines and,
if possible, require more administrative action.
are removed from a pool can join another pool and contribute Mobile
CoD resources to the new pool and use Mobile CoD resources of other systems.
Mobile CoD resources require a pool ID to be recognized.
Eligible program authorizations
As a result
of authorized participation in a Power Enterprise Pools offering, you
are authorized to temporarily transfer entitlements for authorized
use of each Eligible Program from a Power Systems server that is participating
in the pool to another Power
Systems server that is also participating in the pool. You must
not exceed the maximum number of software licenses within the pool
for any specific software agreement.
Required maintenance service and support
each Power Enterprise Pool,
all participating systems must either be serviced by IBM under warranty or an IBM maintenance service agreement, or not be
serviced by IBM. In addition,
each eligible program that is entitled for IBM software maintenance (SWMA) on one or more
systems that are participating in the pool must also have a valid
SWMA agreement on every participating system in the pool that eligible
program will execute on.
Additional Power Enterprise Pool requirements
following are the additional Power Enterprise Pool requirements:
Any licenses for Power software
like AIX®, IBM i, and other Power software, that exist on
any system in a pool must also be licensed for at least one core on
each of the additional systems in the pool.
All systems in a pool must be owned by the same customer enterprise
Activations cannot be transferred, moved, or otherwise reassigned
across country boundaries.
Integrated Facility for Linux activations are
not supported as mobile activations within Power Enterprise Pools but can reside
separately on systems within a pool. AIX, IBM i, and Linux operating systems
and their workloads are all supported by Power Enterprise Pools.