CentOS 6.8 end of life

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gavli
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CentOS 6.8 end of life

Post by gavli » 2017/05/10 08:49:21

Hi, who know the end of life for the CentOS 6.8 ?
CentOS community announced the new release of CentOS 6.9 on 5 April, 2017 and the centOS 6.8 have stopped the updates on 20 May,2017.
Might we conclude that the end of life for CentOS 6.8 is on 20 May,2017 ?

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Re: CentOS 6.8 end of life

Post by stevemowbray » 2017/05/10 11:56:21

All CentOS point releases cease support as soon as the new point release is released. If you "yum update" you will always get to the latest point release plus all subsequent patches.

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Re: CentOS 6.8 end of life

Post by TrevorH » 2017/05/10 13:34:48

CentOS 6 itself goes EOL in 2020. Each point release is unsupported as soon as the replacement is released - effectively the new point release _is_ the update for the older one.
CentOS 6 will die in November 2020 - migrate sooner rather than later!
Info for USB installs on http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/InstallFromUSBkey
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