Microsoft Kills Off Tls 1 0 And 1 1 For Its Linux App Repository

For obvious reasons, Microsoft is pushing for the migration to TLS 1.2, and the software giant has announced a change concerning its Linux app repository. To download packages, TLS 1.2 will now be mandatory.


Hosted at, the collection of software for Linux will no longer allow TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1, with the company explaining that beginning with September 24, TLS 1.2 will be mandatory.

In other words, clients not using TLS 1.2 will no longer be allowed to download Linux packages from Microsoft, and the firm emphasizes that companies should give up on the older version due to security risks.