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CentOS Linux 8 Reached End of Life, It’s Time to Migrate to an Alternative OS
CentOS Linux 8 has reached end of life, meaning it’s time to migrate your installations to an alternative distro like Rocky Linux or AlmaLinux OS.
The time has come to say goodbye to the CentOS Linux 8 distribution as it reached end of life on the last day of 2021, December 31st. As of today, the distribution is no longer supported, which means that it will no longer receive software and security updates, making your installations vulnerable to attacks, in time.
CentOS Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution built using and compatible with the sources of the commercial Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system. CentOS Linux 8 was initially released only two years ago, on September 24th, 20219, and it was supposed to be maintained for 10 years, until the year 2029.