Server 2008 r2 end of life hitting home for many in it. Were here to help you migrate to current versions for greater security, performance and innovation. Customers running windows server 2008 r2 hyperv should plan to migrate to a newer version before. What is the difference between mainstream and general support. Jul, 2018 january 14, 2020, as you may know, marks the end of extended support for windows server 2008 and 2008 r2. More information the following windows server 2008 and 2008 r2 products are approaching end of support. Operating system support lifecycle scs computing facilities. As with all microsoft products it will move into the extended support phase which lasts for some time, in vista and exchange server 2007s case until april 2017. Oct 18, 2016 the support page for microsofts windows essentials 2012 states the company will pull the suite off life support in january and lists alternatives. As soon as tricentis releases a new version, an announcement is made on the support portal and the tricentis tosca. Aug 08, 2018 the mainstream and extended support dates for windows server 2012 have been extended for customers, to align with the standard lifecycle transition timeline. The microsoft lifecycle policy offers 10 years of support 5 years for mainstream support and 5 years for extended support for business and developer products such as sql server and windows server. This applies to the following editions of windows 10 released in october of 2018.
Lifecycle dates extended for windows server 2012 microsoft docs. However, the first server edition of windows was windows nt 3. Availability of the original version ended may 28, 2003. Users of microsoft windows server 2012 windows server 2012 r2 should be aware of the products upcoming end of life. Now is the time to create direct offers, and create revenue, by moving your customers onto windows server 2012 r2 datacenter, or into the hybrid cloud with microsoft azure, as well as microsoft cloud services such as office 365. Mainstream windows 7 support ends today, but dont panic pcmag. Windows server 2012 r2 entered mainstream support on november 25. Lifecycle changes to end of support and servicing dates revised end of service date for windows 10, version 1709. Windows server 2012, r2, phasing out, 4 sep 2012, oct 2012, 10 oct 2023, 10 oct.
How to purchase and deploy windows 7 esu keys using memcm sccm. Which, with five years added on, gave it an end of mainstream in january 9, 2018, and an end of extended support on january 10, 2023. Windows 10, version 1709 end of servicing microsoft. Microsoft will give extended support after the january deadline for. October, 2020 new resources for moving to modern authentication update compliance deprecating perspectives and wdav reporting windows 10, version 1809 end of servicing windows server. Now is the time to create direct offers, and create revenue, by moving your customers onto windows server 2012 r2 datacenter, or into the hybrid cloud with microsoft azure, as well as. These editions will no longer receive monthly security and quality updates that contain protection from the latest security threats. On october, 2020, microsoft will completely end support for sharepoint server 2010. The end of 2016 brought the end of life for microsoft windows server 2012 cals. How to manage end of support for sql server 2008 and. Below you can find the life cycle for each version of operating system windows server, like windows server 2019 datacenter, including release dates and end of life eol dates. Therefore even with the end of windows xp, mse updates will still be available because they are needed for vista and windows 7. Microsoft outlines the end of life dates for all of their products to make. Microsoft sql server and windows server end of support for smb.
I will advise you to find a good microsoft partner blog that provides the latest ax updates. End of the extended support for windows server 2003 family. Windows server 2019, windows server 2016, windows server 2012 r2, windows server 2008 approximately every 3 years, serviced per the fixed lifecycle policy windows server semiannual channel sac editions are governed by the modern lifecycle policy as of january 25, 2018. All windows essentials 2012 programs reach the end of support on january 10, 2017. Duo does not offer support for windows integrations running on windows operating system versions beyond microsofts extended support end date. At the end of 2016, microsoft released the newest version of microsoft windows server, windows server 2016. Whats important to end users is that microsoft will still release security updates during the extended support. Planning and executing an upgrade can take some time, so we recommend starting now.
Customers who contact microsoft support after this date will be directed to. If youre running windows server or sql server 2008 or 2008 r2, these versions are reaching the end of their support lifecycle. Windows 10, version 1709 will reach the end of servicing on april 14, 2020. Microsoft starts selling extended support for windows. As per the policy, after the end of the extended support period there will be no patches or security updates. What does extended support mean for microsoft products. Extended support ended on july 9, 2019 for sql server 2008 and 2008 r2 and ends january 14, 2020 for windows server 2008 and 2008 r2. The term for the extended support phase is another 18 months. Selfhelp online support is available throughout a products lifecycle and for a minimum of 12 months after the product reaches the end of its support.
Microsoft windows server 2003 r2 datacenter edition 32bit x86 352006. The mainstream and extended support dates for windows server 2012 have been extended for customers, to align with the standard lifecycle transition timeline. On january 14, 2020, support for windows server 2008 and 2008 r2 ended. Mainstream support for windows server 2012 now ends on oct. Windows server 2012 support extended microsoft certified. Extended support for sharepoint server 2010 ends in. Search microsoft windows server 2016 documentation find articles, manuals and more to help support your product. Microsoft products, an r2 version doesnt get a refresh on support lifecycle. Os deployment installing microsoft windows 2012 r2 operating system by using lifecycle controller foldermedia poweredge r840. Windows storage server lifecycle eol end of life eol. Where do i find the end of lifecycle support for windows live.
Additionally, the discontinue date is quickly approaching. Migrate server 2003 to server 2012 r2 windows server 2012 r2 is the latest windows server operating system, so naturally it still enjoys the longest security and technical support from microsoft. Date when shipping of a specific windows embedded version is discontinued. For example, mainstream support for windows server 2003 ended in 2010 and extended support ended in july 2015. Announcing new options for sql server 2008 and windows server.
Windows server is the platform for building an infrastructure of connected applications, networks, and web services, from the workgroup to the data center. All products are listed below, not limited to 19c, but 19c will end product support at the end of. With windows server 2012, numa support was extended to 320 logical processors, and with windows server 2016, numa scaling is expanded to 512 logical processors and, perhaps more importantly, the maximum host memory is expanded to 24 tb, a factor of 6x greater than the upper limit with windows server 2012. Once a product reaches its extended support end date there will be no patches, security updates or support. Our support lifecycle information can be found in the table below and can be. Fixed lifecycle policy microsoft lifecycle microsoft docs.
And, taking windows server 2003, as an example, from wikipedia, we read that. Windows server 2012 is the fifth release of windows server. Even though it was a new os since it was just a second release of a previous, it did not start a full new five years, but rather inherited 2012s end cycles. Consult your scos documentation to confirm version support. Apr 06, 2020 announced in the blog post by microsoft on march 12, on january 14, 2020, windows 7 and windows server 20082008 r2 will go out of support, and soon after that office 2010. The mainstream and extended support dates for windows server 2012 have been extended for customers, to align with the standard lifecycle. Product release date end of mainstream support end of extended support.
This will ensure that customers are on the most reliable, secure, and highly performant release available. The life of windows server 2012 support, which was originally set to expire at the beginning of 2023, has been extended by microsoft. Product life cycle start date mainstream support end date extended support end date service pack support end date. Microsoft has extended product support lifecycle for windows server 2012 to align with the standard product lifecycle support timeline. The windows server 2008 end of life date is almost upon us. Dont let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected. End of support means the end of regular security updates. Windows server 2012 r2 is the latest windows server operating system, so naturally it still enjoys the longest security and technical support from microsoft. As per the policy, after the end of the extended support period there will be no patches or security updates, which might result in security and. In essence, microsoft seems to have extended the life of windows server 2012 by about nine months. Microsoft online knowledge base articles, faqs, troubleshooting tools, and other resources, are provided to help. End of support for windows server 2008 and windows server. Each version is backed by a minimum of 10 years of support 5 years for mainstream support and 5 years for extended support including regular security updates. Windows server 2008 and windows server 2008 r2 will hit their deadline six months later, on jan.
Extended security updates for sql server and windows server. Microsoft windows server 2003 r2 datacenter edition with service pack 2, 32007, 7 2010. Microsoft online knowledge base articles, faqs, troubleshooting tools, and other resources, are provided to. It includes all windows operating systems that are branded windows server, but not any other microsoft product. The end dates are changing from time to time related to mainstream support and extended support. Customers who migrate workloads to azure virtual machines iaas will have access to extended security updates for both sql server and windows server 2008 and 2008 r2 for three years after the end of support dates for no additional charges above the cost of running the virtual machine. Sharepoint server 2010 has been on extended support since then, which means only security updates are released. At last, windows server 2008 mainstream support has ended since january 2015, and extended support will end on 14 january 2020. Microsoft windows server 2012 cal end of life update. Microsoft will stop providing client access licences for sale on march 31, 2017 though they will still be available from ebuyer until the current stock is exhausted. For some, it might be enough to move to server 2012 r2 to stave off the loss of. The windows 10 support lifecycle has a fiveyear mainstream support phase. No critical updates were released in 2017 for sharepoint server 2010 under extended support. Nov 19, 2016 in june of 2012 when this thread was created, there was no end of life scheduled at that time.
Windows server 2008 r2 editions and hyperv licensing. Windows server 2008 and 2008 r2 extended security updates. Not all versions of windows server hyperv are supported with all scos versions. In the microsoft catlog for kb4503267 i could see as windows server 2016 standard edition, nano server installation option and windows server 2016 datacenter edition, nano server installation option reached end of service on october 9, 2018. Both products reach the end of their supported lives on 14.
Founded in 1975, microsoft nasdaq msft is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full. Products released, lifecycle start date, mainstream support end date, extended. The guide also will incorporate new operating system versions as they are. Since you mentioned xp not a server os, windows 7 mainstream support ends january 2015. Microsoft lifecycle policy offers 10 years of support 5 years for mainstream support and 5 years for extended support for business and developer products such as sql server and windows server. While we are happy and excited to have the latest and greatest new version available, it also means we must say goodbye to an older version. Modified end dates were announced for mainstream support and extended support cycles for windows server 2012 microsofts lifecycle support policy has two fiveyear phases for windows products. Server 2008 r2, which will provide extensions beyond 7142015 see below products released lifecycle start date mainstream support end date extended support end date windows server 2008 r2 standard 10222009 sql server 2008 r2 lifecycle start date was 726 2012, far later than os 12015 1142020. Windows server 2012 r2 entered mainstream support on november 25, 20, though, but its end of mainstream is january 9, 2018, and end of extended is january 10, 2023. Windows server end of life solutions experts exchange. Eol windows server end of life eol microsoft lifecycle. When it comes to enterprise products, microsoft offers 5 years of additional, extended support after 5 years of mainstream support.
End of support means the end of security updates, which can. End of support, dynamics ax 2012 microsoft dynamics ax forum. Support for windows essentials 2012 suite ends in january. And that is exactly what we wanted to talk about today. Understanding microsoft end of support policies can be confusing. Windows server 2008 and 2008 r2 end of support microsoft. Windows server 2008 and windows server 2008 r2 reached the end of their support lifecycle on january 14, 2020. These editions will no longer receive security updates after april 14, 2020. Lifecycle start date mainstream support end date extended support end date service pack support end date notes. If you would like to extend the expiration date for 9. Windows server 2012 entered mainstream support on october 30, 2012. Exchange server 2010 extended support end date now october 2020.
January 14, 2020, as you may know, marks the end of extended support for windows server 2008 and 2008 r2. Specifically, i would like the the end of life support dates for these. Microsoft windows server 2003 r2 datacenter edition with service pack 2, 32007, 72010. When will microsoft end support for your version of windows or. Microsoft modified the end dates for both its mainstream support and extended support cycles for windows server 2012 microsofts lifecycle support policy has two fiveyear phases for windows products. Out of support means that there will no longer be any further development or security patches released for your workstations or servers. Windows server 2008 r2 is a server operating system and the fourth release of windows. Windows storage server lifecycle eol below you can find the life cycle for each version of operating system windows storage server, like windows storage server 2016, including release dates and end of life eol dates. Server 2003 extended support ended and here are countermeasures. If youre running windows vista or microsoft exchange server 2007 it may be time to think about upgrading as today marks the end of microsofts mainstream support for the products.
Will microsoft security essentials mse update after windows. Mar 20, 2017 users of microsoft windows server 2012 windows server 2012 r2 should be aware of the products upcoming end of life. See the latest service pack listing for this product for the. This is what happened in april of this year for windows xp, and what will happen on july 15.
The first windows server edition to be released under that brand was windows server 2003. A comprehensive guide to microsoft end of support mirazon. In this guide, ed bott shows you which privacy settings help you create the right. Are duos windows applications supported on windows. End of support also means the end of security updates. With cyberattacks becoming more sophisticated and frequent, running apps and data on unsupported versions can create significant security and compliance risks. End of support for windows server 2016 version 1607. Windows server 2012 windows server 2012 r2 end of life. Microsoft end of support what you need to know it lab. On july 14, 2015 extended support for windows server 2003 family will end. Extended security updates for sql server and windows. Even windows server 2012 r2 will face initial eol by january 2018.
The extended support date is a key one to note in microsofts policy because microsoft will stop delivering security patches after that date. The difference between end of mainstream support and end. On january, 2015, windows server 2008 r2 exited mainstream support and. Support for microsoft windows server 2016 documentation. The new end of extended support date for windows server 2012 is oct. Windows server is a brand name for a group of server operating systems released by microsoft. Exchangepedia windows server 2012 support lifecycle extended. That means regular security updates have also ended. As you probably know, windows server 2003 has finally reach its end of life. Termination date of microsofts hot fixes, security patches and technical assistance. Server 2008 r2, which will provide extensions beyond 7142015 see below products released lifecycle start date mainstream support end date extended support end date windows server 2008 r2 standard 10222009 sql server 2008 r2 lifecycle start date was 726 2012, far. Will microsoft security essentials mse update after.
Microsoft has announced that extended support for windows server 2008 r2 will end in january 2020. Microsoft support lifecycle dates blog news glo systems. For the windows 2003 server family the critical dates were the following. For example, even though the mainstream support has ended for both windows 7 and windows server 2008 r2, there will still be security updates released to these platforms until january 14, 2020. Microsoft typically provides ten years of support for operating systems, with a minimum of five years mainstream support and a minimum of five years extended support at the supported service pack level. This phase starts at the end of the standard support date and enters the next phase at the end of life date. Sql server 2008 and sql server 2008 r2 reach their end of support on july 9. Oracle db 12c support end of date product lifecycle. The list of important dates when microsoft ends support for. Jul 12, 2018 extended support for windows server 2008 and 2008 r2 will end on january 14, 2020. Microsoft extends windows server 2012 support redmondmag. End of support means the end of regular security updates, potentially leaving you vulnerable to security and compliance issues. Clock ticking on windows server 2003 extended support.
Prepare yourself and your smb customers for end of support eos by learning about the potential impacts to security, costs, and business disruptions and the pathways to migrate your customers to the cloud. When extended support ends, you can no longer count on any security patches or reliability patches. Often you also have an easier access to asking questions etc. Jan, 2015 extended support for windows xp ended on april 8, 2014. Microsoft support for cals will continue as normal.
With these deadlines, agencies using these products should. Windows server long term servicing channel ltsc has a minimum of ten years of supportfive years for mainstream support and five years for extended support. Windows 2012 r2 january 2018 with extended support until january 2023. Hpe oem windows server 2012 cals will be discontinued effective 12017, with an obsolete date set for february 28, 2017.
Dec 12, 2019 at last, windows server 2008 mainstream support has ended since january 2015, and extended support will end on 14 january 2020. Windows 8 integrates windows defender 8, a more robust version of windows defender and uses that name for its antivirus and antimalware protection. The end of life phase starts at the end of life date. Mainstream support ended for windows server 2008 in january 2015. Microsoft has started selling extended support for windows server 2008 and sql server 2008, in both their original and r2 versions. On july, 2010 mainstream support for windows server 2003 family ended. The new endofextended support date for windows server 2012 is oct. For customers who cannot meet the end of support deadline may purchase extended security updates to keep server workloads protected until they upgrade some restrictions apply.1331 136 2 929 1360 1601 1324 1180 1314 17 410 103 995 479 704 345 1202 1063 632 1387 1544 48 367 371 1137 615 666 168 886 165 1117 909 1319 669 761 565 1458