By klemay on Mar 05, 2008
We have had many questions regarding the EOL dates for Directory Server so we decided to post this information here for everyones reference.
| Version||Last Ship Date ||End of Life Support ||Notes|
| Directory Server 5.1 |
|3/31/2006 ||03/17/2011 ||Limited support after 3/31/2007|
|Directory Server 5.2 RTM||6/20/2008 ||6/20/2013 ||Limited support after 6/20/2009|
|Directory Server 5.2 SP1||6/20/2008||6/20/2013||Limited support after 6/20/2009 |
|Directory Server 5.2 SP2||6/20/2008||6/20/2013||Limited support after 6/20/2009 |
|Directory Server 5.2 SP3 ||6/20/2008||6/20/2013||Limited support after 6/20/2009 |
|Directory Server 5.2 SP4||6/20/2008||6/20/2013||Limited support after 6/20/2009|
|Directory Server 5.2 SP5||Withdrawn ||Withdrawn||This patch was pulled from public availability|
|Directory Server 5.2 SP6||6/20/2008||6/20/2013||Limited support after 6/20/2009|
Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.x
|Not yet announced||Not yet announced||This is the current shipping product suite and no current date is set for EOL|
Limited Support Phase: (full details at http://www.sun.com/service/eosl/)
During the Limited Support Phase, Sun will provide Customers with support in accordance with the Customer's support contract with Sun (including the applicable Service Listing) as set forth at: http://www.sun.com/service/servicelist/ . However, Customers will not be entitled to submit bugs or to receive new patches from Sun. As during the Full Support Phase, upon announcement of EOL of a Software Product, Customers will not have access to software updates and upgrades for that Software Product.
Here is the current information regarding Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.x and the GA dates for currently available versions.
| Version||GA Date|
|Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.0||3/31/2007|
|Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.1||6/15/2007|
|Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.2||9/24/2007|
|Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.3||04/15/2008|