This is the One-Year notification for the retirement of Red Hat EnterpriseLinux 5.
This notification applies only to those customers subscribed tothe channel for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.[Updated 19 April 2016]This advisory has been updated with a corrected list of architecturessupported with the RHEL 5 Extended Life Cycle Support (ELS) Add-On.
In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 will be retired on March 31, 2017,at the end of Production Phase 3. Until that date, customers will continueto receive Critical impact security patches and selected urgent prioritybug fixes for RHEL 5.11 (the final RHEL 5 release). On that date, activesupport included with your RHEL Premium or Standard subscription willconclude.
This means that customers will continue to have access to allpreviously released (RHEL 4, RHEL 5, etc.) content.
In addition, limitedtechnical support will be available through Red Hat’s Global SupportServices as described in the Knowledge Base article available athttps://access.redhat.com/articles/64664 (search for “non-current minorrelease”).However, we recognize that some customers will wish to remain on Red HatEnterprise Linux 5 even after the March 31, 2017 retirement date.
To meetthis customer requirement, Red Hat will offer customers the option topurchase the Extended Life Cycle Support (ELS) Add-On as an annuallyrenewable subscription.
This ELS Add-On provides customers with up to anadditional three and a half (3.5) years of Critical impact security fixesand selected urgent priority bug fixes for RHEL 5.11. RHEL 5 ELS coveragewill conclude on November 30, 2020.Note that the RHEL 5 ELS Add-On is available for the x86 (32- and 64-bit)architecture only.
The RHEL 5 ELS Add-On is not available for the Itaniumarchitecture.To take advantage of a more comprehensive product support, we encouragecustomers to migrate from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 to a more recentversion.
As a benefit of the Red Hat subscription, customers may use theiractive subscriptions to entitle any system on any currently supported RedHat Enterprise Linux release.Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life cycle can be found here:https://access.redhat.com/site/support/policy/updates/errata/
This advisory contains an updated redhat-release package, that provides acopy of this end of life notice in the “/usr/share/doc/” directory.Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
MD5: 395ca0b265229f5cc24e3f0fb15fbfd5SHA-256: de2c6ed20a816becd0e5c6b92880730eaf0eb7127521175fb819b72edbd7481e
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MD5: ab1ddbedbcd291727c4ddfa69ca753bdSHA-256: 1c1e19774c264a8805179a63c92685f0b850cb74c3f8937c279714c47f823c01
MD5: b18aaa115065d400a76518ed110d39ceSHA-256: b2268c2a6bdb959f2edb45ed7dd3937f983e5b50a1ce7f3dae26c8676c782088
MD5: 79198c154afa1609cf06e86fdf2e9c58SHA-256: 2d4c46ed5734350b7cf99b607f2c9c0b18757c59eda680f57206c35b3b4d23f1
MD5: 2ac01998b5140bba2c32bef27d4255dcSHA-256: e927c30cce4b13de2bfbf087530c98f0aa4b738060328cb8918b33c4c365eeeb
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
MD5: 38ad3221095b88283f7938415a77275aSHA-256: 6c20b577a22857806312e73c0e0020396715426c59c6d602090f609d94db3a45
MD5: ddce0464414680ce3882e355221918dbSHA-256: b216afdc91ad734b033b02d7aaa0725c58b0f6aa00cdcb9f1bb7f0784cc7a106
MD5: 3e986cb05a6d5fda30417bddfaf39cfaSHA-256: 1d4045d47add3edc764435f38ecf213bf083f8e7557b8cb220347358f63e7144
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