License key mangagement 'valid through' date is wrong - IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis (8721)


RETAIN tip: H21859


The Chassis Management Module shows the incorrect date for license key expiration data. This page can be seen by clicking on the Chassis Management Module (CMM) web menus:

  Mgt Module Management --> License Key Management

The date shown under the column name 'Valid Through' is incorrect. The date displayed in that column is when the I/O Module license was installed, not when the license will expire.

Affected configurations

The system may be any of the following IBM servers:

  • Flex System Enterprise Chassis, type 8721, any model

This tip is not software specific.

This tip is not option specific.

The 2PET17H firmware for the CMM is affected.

The system has the symptom described above.


This issue was fixed in IBM Chassis Management Module (CMM) Firmware v1.50.1G (Build ID: 2PET12G) GA4 FP4.1 and later.

The file will be available by selecting the appropriate Product Group, type of System, Product name, Product machine type, and operating system on IBM Support's Fix Central web page, at the following URL:


Read this table as if the column 'valid through' read 'Date installed.'

Applicable countries and regions


Document id:  MIGR-5093713
Last modified:  2014-01-15
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