Executive Summary

TitleRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 Advanced Mission Critical (AMC) One-Month Notice
NameRHSA-2017:0342First vendor Publication2017-02-28
VendorRedHatLast vendor Modification2017-02-28
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision01

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Problem Description:

This is the One-Month notification for the retirement of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 Advanced Mission Critical (AMC). This notification applies only to those customers subscribed to the Advanced Mission Critical (AMC) channel for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.6 server) - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy, Advanced Mission Critical for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 will be retired as of March 31, 2017, and active support will no longer be provided. 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 AMC after March 31, 2017. In addition, technical support through Red Hat's Global Support Services will be limited as described under "non-current minor releases" in the Knowledge Base article located at https://access.redhat.com/articles/64664 after this date.

We encourage customers to migrate from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 to a more recent version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. As a benefit of the Red Hat subscription model, customers can use their active subscriptions to entitle any system on any currently supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.

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

4. Solution:

This erratum contains an updated redhat-release package, that provides a copy of this notice in the "/usr/share/doc/" directory.

5. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.6 server):

Source: redhat-release-5Server-

i386: redhat-release-5Server-

ia64: redhat-release-5Server-

x86_64: redhat-release-5Server-

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0342.html

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