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Synopsis:          Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 - 6-Month End Of Life Notice
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2010:0386-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010:0386.html
Issue date:        2010-05-03
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1. Summary:

This is the 6-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 may offer a limited, optional
extension program. For more information, contact your Red Hat sales
representative or channel partner.

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/):

586512 - Send Out RHEL 3 6-Month EOL Notice

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

Source:

i386:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.i386.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.i386.rpm

ia64:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm

ppc:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.ppc.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.ppc.rpm

s390:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.s390.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.s390.rpm

s390x:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.s390x.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

Source:

i386:
redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.8.i386.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3Desktop-13.9.8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3Desktop-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

Source:

i386:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.i386.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.8.i386.rpm

ia64:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.8.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

Source:

i386:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.i386.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.8.i386.rpm

ia64:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.8.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
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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RedHat: RHSA-2010-0386:01 Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 - 6-Month End Of

This is the 6-month notification of the End Of Life plans for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Summary

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 may offer a limited, optional extension program. For more information, contact your Red Hat sales representative or channel partner.
Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life-cycle can be found on the Red Hat website: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/



Summary


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.

References

http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/

Package List

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:
Source:
i386: redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.i386.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.i386.rpm
ia64: redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
ppc: redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.ppc.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.ppc.rpm
s390: redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.s390.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.s390.rpm
s390x: redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.s390x.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.s390x.rpm
x86_64: redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3AS-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
Red Hat Desktop version 3:
Source:
i386: redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.8.i386.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3Desktop-13.9.8.i386.rpm
x86_64: redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3Desktop-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:
Source:
i386: redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.i386.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.8.i386.rpm
ia64: redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.ia64.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
x86_64: redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3ES-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:
Source:
i386: redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.i386.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.8.i386.rpm
ia64: redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
x86_64: redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm redhat-release-debuginfo-3WS-13.9.8.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


Severity
Advisory ID: RHSA-2010:0386-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010:0386.html
Issued Date: : 2010-05-03

Topic

This is the 6-month notification of the End Of Life plans for Red HatEnterprise Linux 3.


Topic


 

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


Bugs Fixed

586512 - Send Out RHEL 3 6-Month EOL Notice


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