End-of-life policy for supported Operating Systems


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End-of-life policy for supported Operating SystemsLast Modified: Mar 25, 2017, 11:56 pm
As time goes on, we should all be keeping our systems up to date.
This includes the operating system.

Effective October 1st, 2013, our policy for supported operating systems will be to cease support on them 1 year after that OS has reached end-of-life by it's creator.

Below is a list of the end-of-life dates for a given OS.
To it's right will be the date will be the date that we will no longer be supporting that OS.

OS Name   : OS EOL        -> DA EOL
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CentOS 4  : February 2012 -> October 2013
CentOS 5  : March 2017    -> March 2018
CentOS 6  : November 2020 -> November 2021
CentOS 7  : June 2024     -> June 2025
Fedora All Versions       -> October 2013
FreeBSD 5 : May 2008      -> October 2013
FreeBSD 6 : November 2010 -> October 2013
FreeBSD 7 : February 2013 -> February 2014
FreeBSD 8 : August 2015   -> August 2016
FreeBSD 9 : December 2016   -> December 2017
FreeBSD 11 :
Debian 4  : February 2010 -> October 2013
Debian 5  : February 2012 -> October 2013
Debian 6 LTS : February 2016 -> February 2017
Debian 7 LTS : May 2018   -> May 2019
Debian 8 LTS : May 2020   -> May 2021

For discussion, please see the related forum thread:
http://forum.directadmin.com/showthread.php?t=45483


Related pages:
CentOS: http://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/General
Debian: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian#Releases
FreeBSD: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_FreeBSD
 
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