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This page lists all software products that have product life cycle date patterns included in the Extended Pack 2011-Apr-1. The list comprises of data for:

  • 11 publishers
  • 17 operating systems
  • 177 operating system versions

How OS Product Life Cycle Data Can Help You

You can use BMC Atrium Discovery and OS Support Date data to:

  • Identify operating systems that are exposed to security / stability risks as they are no longer supported by patch updates
  • Identify operating systems that you may be paying a premium maintenance subscription for
  • Identify operating systems that are no longer shipping so may increase costs and risks associated with variance

Click here to view a tutorial

OS Product Lifecycle Analysis Dashboard

An OS Product Lifecycle Analysis Dashboard can be selected using the Dashboard menu on BMC Atrium Discovery Home Page.

Product Life Cycle Terminology

The product life cycle dates include the following milestones where made available and used by the publisher. Note some publisher use different terminology and definitions, in these cases we have aligned to the closest matching definition.
software.

  • End Of Life (EOL) - at this milestone the publisher will stop shipping the particular version of the operating system
  • End Of Support (EOS) - at this milestone the publisher will stop providing patch updates for the particular version of the operating system
  • End Of Extended Support (EOES) - at this milestone the publisher will stop providing support for the particular version of operating system.

Microsoft

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
MicrosoftWindows95
MicrosoftWindows98
MicrosoftWindows2000
MicrosoftWindows2000Professional
MicrosoftWindows2000Advanced Server
MicrosoftWindows2000Datacenter Server
MicrosoftWindows2000Server
MicrosoftWindowsMe
MicrosoftWindowsNT 3.51Server
MicrosoftWindowsNT 3.51Workstation
MicrosoftWindowsNT 3.51
MicrosoftWindowsNT 4.0
MicrosoftWindowsNT 4.0Workstation
MicrosoftWindowsNT 4.0Server
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003Datacenter Edition
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003Enterprise Edition
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003Standard Edition
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003Web Edition
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003Datacenter x64 Edition
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003Enterprise x64 Edition
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003Standard x64 Edition
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2003Web x64 Edition
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2008
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2008Standard Edition Without Hyper-V
MicrosoftWindowsServer 2008Enterprise Edition Without Hyper-V
MicrosoftWindowsVista
MicrosoftWindowsVistaBusiness
MicrosoftWindowsVistaEnterprise
MicrosoftWindowsVistaUltimate
MicrosoftWindowsVistaHome Premium
MicrosoftWindowsVistaHome Basic
MicrosoftWindowsXPProfessional
MicrosoftWindowsXPHome
MicrosoftWindowsXP

HP

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
HPHP-UX9.04
HPHP-UX10.01
HPHP-UX10.1
HPHP-UX10.2
HPHP-UX10.3
HPHP-UX11
HPHP-UX11iv1.5
HPHP-UX11iv1.6
HPHP-UX11iv1
HPHP-UX11iv2
HPHP-UX11iv3
HPOpenVMS7.2
HPOpenVMS7.3
HPOpenVMS7.2-1
HPOpenVMS7.2-1H1
HPOpenVMS7.2-2
HPOpenVMS7.3-1
HPOpenVMS7.3-2
HPTru64 UNIX4.0
HPTru64 UNIX5.0
HPTru64 UNIX5.1

IBM

Note: AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1 will show as No Data in BMC Atrium Discovery as IBM have currently not published end of support dates for these releases.

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
IBMAIX4.1
IBMAIX4.2
IBMAIX4.3
IBMAIX5.1
IBMAIX5.2
IBMAIX3.2.5

Sun

Note: Solaris 9 and Solaris 10 will show as No Data in BMC Atrium Discovery as Sun have currently not published end of support dates for these releases.

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
Sun MicrosystemsSolaris2.3
Sun MicrosystemsSolaris2.4
Sun MicrosystemsSolaris2.5
Sun MicrosystemsSolaris2.5.1
Sun MicrosystemsSolaris2.6
Sun MicrosystemsSolaris7
Sun MicrosystemsSolaris8
Sun MicrosystemsSolaris9

Red Hat

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
Red HatFedora Linux7
Red HatFedora LinuxCore 1
Red HatFedora LinuxCore 2
Red HatFedora LinuxCore 3
Red HatFedora LinuxCore 4
Red HatFedora LinuxCore 5
Red HatFedora LinuxCore 6
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux2.1Advanced Server
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux2.1Enterprise Server
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux2.1Workstation
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux3Advanced Server
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux3Enterprise Server
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux3Workstation
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux3
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux4Advanced Server
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux4Enterprise Server
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux4Workstation
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux4
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux5Server
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux5Client
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux5
Red HatRed Hat Linux2.1Advanced Server
Red HatRed Hat Linux8.0
Red HatRed Hat Linux9

VMWare

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
VMwareESX Server2.5.0
VMwareESX Server2.5.1
VMwareESX Server2.5.2
VMwareESX Server2.5.3
VMwareESX Server2.5.4
VMwareESX Server2.5.5
VMwareESX Server3.0.0
VMwareESX Server3.0.1
VMwareESX Server3.0.2
VMwareESX Server3.0.3
VMwareESX Server3.5.0
VMwareESX Server3.5.1
VMwareESX Server3.5.2

Novell

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
NovellNetWare5.0
NovellNetWare5.1
NovellNetWare5.6
NovellNetWare6.0
NovellNetWare6.5
NovellSUSE Linux7.2
NovellSUSE Linux7.3
NovellSUSE Linux8.0
NovellSUSE Linux9.0
NovellSUSE Linux10.0

CentOS

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
CentOSLinux2.0
CentOSLinux3.1
CentOSLinux3.4
CentOSLinux3.7
CentOSLinux3.8
CentOSLinux4.3
CentOSLinux4.6
CentOSLinux4.7
CentOSLinux5.0
CentOSLinux5.1
CentOSLinux5.2

Canonical

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
CanonicalUbuntu Linux4.10
CanonicalUbuntu Linux5.04
CanonicalUbuntu Linux5.10
CanonicalUbuntu Linux6.06
CanonicalUbuntu Linux6.10
CanonicalUbuntu Linux7.04
CanonicalUbuntu Linux7.10
CanonicalUbuntu Linux8.04
CanonicalUbuntu Linux8.10
CanonicalUbuntu Linux9.04

Debian Project

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
Debian ProjectDebian Linux1.1
Debian ProjectDebian Linux1.2
Debian ProjectDebian Linux1.3
Debian ProjectDebian Linux2.0
Debian ProjectDebian Linux2.1
Debian ProjectDebian Linux2.2
Debian ProjectDebian Linux3.0
Debian ProjectDebian Linux3.1
Debian ProjectDebian Linux4.0

FreeBSD Foundation

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.0
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.10
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.1
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.11
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.2
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.3
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.4
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.5
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.6
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.7
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.8
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.9
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD5.3
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD5.4
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD5.5
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD6.0
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD6.1
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD6.2
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD6.3
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD6.4
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD7.0
FreeBSD FoundationFreeBSD4.1.1

OpenBSD Foundation

PublisherOperating SystemVersionEdition
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD2.9
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD3.0
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD3.1
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD3.2
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD3.3
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD3.4
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD3.5
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD3.7
OpenBSD FoundationOpenBSD3.8
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