RedHat: Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 - End Of Life

    Date01 Jun 2009
    CategoryRed Hat
    4924
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    This is the End Of Life notification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 - End Of Life
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2009:1076-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1076.html
    Issue date:        2009-06-01
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    1. Summary:
    
    This is the End Of Life notification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1  - i386, ia64
    Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1 - i386
    
    3. Description:
    
    In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy, the
    7 year life-cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 has ended.
    
    Red Hat has discontinued the technical support services, bug fix,
    enhancement, and security errata updates for the following versions:
    
    * Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 2.1
    * Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 2.1
    * Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 2.1
    * Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 2.1
    * Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1
    
    Servers subscribed to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 channels on the Red Hat
    Network will become unsubscribed. As a benefit of the Red Hat subscription
    model, those subscriptions can be used to entitle any system on any
    currently supported release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Details of the Red
    Hat Enterprise Linux life-cycle for all releases can be found on the Red
    Hat website:
    
    http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/
    
    As part of the End Of Life process, the Red Hat Network will cease to carry
    the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 binaries. The source code and security
    advisories will continue to be available.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    This errata 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/):
    
    500331 - Send Out RHEL 2.1 final EOL Notice
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 :
    
    Source:
    ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-as-2.1AS-125.src.rpm
    ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-as-2.1AS-25.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    redhat-release-as-2.1AS-25.i386.rpm
    
    ia64:
    redhat-release-as-2.1AS-125.ia64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:
    
    Source:
    ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AW/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-aw-2.1AW-25.src.rpm
    
    ia64:
    redhat-release-aw-2.1AW-25.ia64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:
    
    Source:
    ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1ES/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-es-2.1ES-25.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    redhat-release-es-2.1ES-25.i386.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1:
    
    Source:
    ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1WS/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-release-ws-2.1WS-25.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    redhat-release-ws-2.1WS-25.i386.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
    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 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
    
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