[CentOS] CentOS-5 End of Life

Wed Mar 1 14:52:13 UTC 2017
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 03/01/2017 05:28 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Just a message to remind everyone that CentOS-5 has an End of Life date
> of March 31, 2017.
> This means that there will be no new security updates released by Red
> Hat for RHEL-5 after that date.

This is for their main RHEL-5 Tree.

> Sometime in early April, the current 5.11 tree will be moved onto
> vault.centos.org (like CentOS-3 and CentOS-4 have been since their EOL).

For CentOS-5 users that can not shift from EL5 workloads, Red Hat does
offer EUS (Extended Update Support) past the 10 year point for RHEL-5.
You can see this link for more info on EL5 EUS support:


Johnny Hughes

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