(RHSA-2013:0578) Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 5.6 5-Month EOL Notice

2013-02-28T05:00:00
ID RHSA-2013:0578
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2017-09-08T11:48:35

Description

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy, the Extended Update Support Add-On for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 will conclude on July 31, 2013. Accordingly, Red Hat will no longer provide updated packages, including critical impact security patches or urgent priority bug fixes, for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 EUS after that date. In addition, after July 31, 2013, technical support through Red Hat's Global Support Services will no longer be provided for this Add-on.

Note: This notification applies only to those customers subscribed to the Extended Update Support (EUS) channel for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6.

We encourage customers to plan their migration from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 to a more recent version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or 6. As a benefit of the Red Hat subscription model, customers can use their active subscriptions to entitle any system on a currently supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 release (5.9, for which EUS is available) or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 release (6.2, 6.3, or 6.4, for which EUS is available).

Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life cycle can be found here: https://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/