Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 - 1-Month End Of Life Notice
Posted on: 09/30/2010 04:48 PM

Red Hat published a 1-month end of life notice for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 - 1-Month End Of Life Notice
Advisory ID: RHSA-2010:0734-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0734.html
Issue date: 2010-09-30
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1. Summary:

This is the 1-month notification of the End Of Life plans for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy, the
regular 7 year life-cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 will end on October
31, 2010.

After this date, Red Hat will discontinue the regular subscription services
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. Therefore, new bug fix, enhancement, and
security errata updates, as well as technical support services will no
longer be available for the following products:

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 3
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 3
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3
* Red Hat Desktop 3
* Red Hat Global File System 3
* Red Hat Cluster Suite 3

Customers still running production workloads on Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 3 are advised to begin planning the upgrade to Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5. Active subscribers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux already have access
to all currently maintained versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, as part
of their subscription without additional fees.

For customers who are unable to migrate off Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
before its end-of-life date, Red Hat is offering a limited, optional
extension program referred to as RHEL 3 ELS. For more information, contact
your Red Hat sales representative or channel partner on this program.

Once you are eligible for subscribing to the RHEL 3 ELS channels, read the
Red Hat Knowledgebase article DOC-40489 at
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-40489 for detailed information on how
to subscribe to the RHEL 3 ELS channels.

Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life-cycle can be found on the Red
Hat website: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/

4. Solution:

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

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

635632 - Send Out RHEL 3 1-Month EOL Notice

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-3AS-13.9.10.src.rpm

i386:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.10.i386.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.10.i386.rpm

ia64:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.10.ia64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.10.ia64.rpm

ppc:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.10.ppc.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.10.ppc.rpm

s390:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.10.s390.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.10.s390.rpm

s390x:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.10.s390x.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.10.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.10.x86_64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.10.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.10.src.rpm

i386:
redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.10.i386.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3Desktop-13.9.10.i386.rpm

x86_64:
redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.10.x86_64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3Desktop-13.9.10.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-3ES-13.9.10.src.rpm

i386:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.10.i386.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.10.i386.rpm

ia64:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.10.ia64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.10.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.10.x86_64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.10.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-3WS-13.9.10.src.rpm

i386:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.10.i386.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.10.i386.rpm

ia64:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.10.ia64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.10.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.10.x86_64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.10.x86_64.rpm

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

7. References:

http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-40489
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2010 Red Hat, Inc.



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