[CentOS] CentOS-5 End of Life

Wed Mar 1 16:44:41 UTC 2017
Daniel J Pacek <dpacek at redhat.com>

On 03/01/2017 09:52 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> 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:
> https://www.redhat.com/en/technologies/linux-platforms/enterprise-linux

Actually it's called ELS - Extended Lifecycle support

EUS - Extended Update Support is an add-on for RHEL customers that need
patches and updates
for Minor releases of RHEL for up to 24 months from GA.

> Thanks,
> Johnny Hughes
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